This set carries a large quantity of the new narrow strips with holes spaced 1/4" in several sizes.
Having bought it on sale it was a very good purchase pricewise just considering the value of its contents of these parts.
The shape and details of the model replicates with reasonable fidelity the profile of the original Tower it reproduces in scale.
The final assembly becomes a compact rich piece to be exhibitted.
Its LED lighting set also adds an attractive feature to the model.
The main set back of this model is that its intricate assembly using small parts becomes a challenge difficult to be dealt with by kids (its intended public) that usually do not have the necessary previous practice with the system.
Scale the heights of your imagination as you explore the real world of engineering with the Meccano Eifel tower set. Recreate one of the world's most iconic monuments with this collectable of the famous Parisian tower that will challenge, compel and inspire you. Using the integrated led lights and the electronics system included in this set, you can create your very own light show to make your scale model of Paris’ most famous landmark absolutely mesmerizing once assembled, your famous tower can be dismantled and remodeled into another marvel of engineering: New York's Brooklyn bridge. Explore the mechanical wonders of the world as you recreate some of architecture's finest achievements with Meccano. Complete your collection and expand your landscape with the other sets in the series, each sold separately. The future is yours to build with Meccano.