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Can you help me find examples of modular building components? Answered

so far I've found
lego
duplo
kinex
snobe origami
bloxes

http://bloxes.com/
drilled paddlepop sticks

i also seem to have a memory of a rounded triangle shape in plastic/metal with bits cut out that you can attach together at right angles? no idea what they might be called. Any other suggestions out there?

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porcupinemamma

8 years ago

Ahhh yes, Meccano- check out the originals from the 1930's(?) or 1940's

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kelseymh

8 years ago

From my own childhood, "Girder and Panel building sets" and Tinkertoys. 

Roblox.

K'nex is spelled Kay apostrophe en ee ex.

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caitlinsdadkelseymh

Reply 8 years ago

From my own childhood, some random bits of DNA.

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Kiteman

8 years ago

What you are think of is Meccano.  It has changed a lot in recent years, but it used to be nothing but metal plates in a range of standard sizes, held together with nuts and bolts.

Meccano videos


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DJ Radio

8 years ago

I can also name Erector and Magnetix.

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caitlinsdad

8 years ago

Just go to a toy store and walk down the aisle:

Lincoln logs
Magnetix
FischerTechnik
some rounded triangle shape in plastic/metal with bits cut out that you can attach together at right angles
Pixo
notched popsicle sticks
deck of cards
etc...