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Burger Metall-Baukasten Construction Sets

The Burger Metall-Baukasten was a Meccano-like construction system similar to Stabil. It was made in Germany in the 1950s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for BURGER

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
1950s
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
---
No. of Parts in System
28
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.5
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.9
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
M4 (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.2
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.9

Comments
Parts in green, blue, red, cream. Some are like STABIL but 14 holes Strip & Angle Girder, and Flat Girders. Cable Car Station on lid & manual cover.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

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Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A manual for Burger sets (in German)
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Burger Metall-Baukasten construction system
(Scans from Urs Flammer)