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Baukerl Robo and Robo Construction Sets

Baukerl Robo and Robo were two names for the same unusual construction system using wooden blocks joined with rods by clamps. It was produced in Germany in the 1950s. It is the same as Den Lille Konstruktören (Sweden), El Ingeniero Mecanico (Spain) sets.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Fränkisches Metallwerk M.B.H., Nürnberg, Germany


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for BAUKERL ROBO

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
Germany
Dates
1950s
Material
Steel / Wood
Thread
----
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
M4 (see comment *1)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
12
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
25 (approximately)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1 (see comment *2)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.2
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
--  --
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
---
Bolt diameter (mm)
---

Comments
Wooden Blocks with Rods joined by J Clamps. Also called ROBO. Looks very like EL INGENIERO MECANICO. *1 Grub Screw In J Clamp. *2 In Blocks.

Manufacturer / Distributor

Fränkisches Metallwerk M.B.H., Nürnberg, Germany


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for ROBO

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
Germany
Dates
1950s to known in 1960
Material
Steel / Wood
Thread
----
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
M4 (see comment *1)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
20 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
25 (approximately)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1 (see comment *2)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.2
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
--  --
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
---
Bolt diameter (mm)
---

Comments
J Clamps join Rods, wood Blocks. Also called BAUKERL ROBO. DEN LILLE KONSTRUKTÖREN for Sweden. Very like EL INGENIERO MECANICO. & see LIL'N-GINEER. *1 Clamp Screw. *2 In Blocks.

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The model leaflet for a Baukerl Robo set.
(Added 25/10/2018)

The model leaflet for a Baukerl Robo set (in German).
(Added 25/10/2018)

The manual for a Baukerl Robo set (in German).
(Added 25/10/2018)

Various photos of the Baukerl Robo construction system.
(Added 25/10/2018)