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Tim Construction Sets
Tim was a construction system to make full size items such as scooters, barrows etc. which could actually be used by children. It was made in Switzerland from around 1948.
Manufacturer / Distributor
Metaucol, Monbijoustrasse 51, Berne, Switzerland
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for TIM
Non-Meccano type and Mainly Rods/Tubes()
known in 1949
Aluminium (Alloy) / Steel
M4; M8 (see comment *1)
15 (see comment *2)
Bolts: countersunk (slotted)
(see comment *3)
8(see comment *4)
Set to make full-size Scooter & other models from an estimated 20cm Wheels & 19mm Tubes. *1 M8 for threaded ends of Axles. *2 Also 8mm. *3 1) Special conical shape. 2) M8 Nut is hexagonal. *4 Also 14 for 8mm Nut.
Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
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