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Stihl Construction Sets

Stihl was a simple construction system. The parts had alternate round and elongated holes. It was marketed in Germany in the early 2000s by the famous tool company of that name.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Certain Chinese
Country
Germany
Dates
known in 2002 to known in 2004
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
47
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.2
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.4
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.2
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0 (see comment *1)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: button (crosshead)
(see comment *2)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.5(mean)

Comments
Blue, orange, white, nickel parts, many similar to WISDOM etc, some identical. But different pitch, though parts same size o/a. compare with STEEL BUILDER [2]. *1 & 2.6 for push-on Road Wheels. *2 round crosshead head for long Bolts.

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


A Stihl manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Stihl construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)