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#576 Action Vehicle Set
Years Made:
Fisher-Price Toy Department
Department 7:
Playsets
1983-1985

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Description: Construx Action Building System with 108 Construx pieces to build a forklift, crane, tilting truck, a gymnist's highbar, a dump truck, and more! Pieces include a working pulley, a crank assembly, and a "cable" for realistic action. Designed for children ages 5 years and older.
Accessories: 108 pieces including, the following:
  • 1 each - FPT14769 - #576 Action Vehicle Set instruction/idea booklet.
  • Panels:
    • 1 each - FPT6568 - Blue flat rectangular panel (measures 4-3/8" long, 1-7/8" wide).
  • Connector beams:
    • 2 each - FPT16565 - Grey angled connector beam (measures 3-1/2" long, 1/2" wide, 1/2" deep).
    • 25 each - FPT6502 - Grey 2" long straight connector beam (measures 2" long, 1/2" wide, 1/2" deep).
    • 11 each - FPT6503 - Grey short straight connector beam (measures 1/2" long, 1/2" wide, 1/2" deep).
    • 4 each - FPT6560 - Grey 4-1/4" long straight connector beam (measures 4-1/4" long, 1/2" wide, 1/2" deep).
    • 4 each - FPT6561 - Flat blue connector beam with a hook on each end. The beam has a "Fisher-Price" imprint on the side (measures 3-3/4" long, 1/2" wide).
  • Connector Nuts:
    • 22 each - FPT6504 - Blue 6-peg connector nut (measures 3/4" long, 3/4" high, 3/4" deep).
    • 3 each - FPT6447 - Black 4-peg jointed connector nut (measures 3/4" long, 3/4" high, 3/4" deep).
    • 2 each - FPT6569 - Orange 5-peg connector nuts that are hollow to allow strings pass through them (measures 3/4" long, 3/4" high, 3/4" deep).
    • 1 each - FPT16568 - Black hook with a connector on the end (measures 1-1/2" long, 7/8" wide, 1/2" deep).
    • 6 each - FPT16567 - Yellow round pulleys/wheels with a connector molded onto one side (measures 15/16", diameter, 9/16" high).
  • 6 each - FPT6487 - Black rubber tires that attach to the connector pulleys that double as wheels (measures 1-3/4" diameter, 3/8" thick).
  • 1 each - FPT6572 - Small dark grey long rectangular engine with 4 round molded circles on top. (measures 2" long, 3/4" wide, 3/4" tall).
  • 1 each - FPT6576 - Large light dark grey squared engine with a round air cleaner and other molded gadgets on top (measures 2" long, 1-7/8" wide, 3/4" tall).
  • 1 each - FPT6573 - White 12-3/4" long plastic string with clear plastic shoestring tips on each end.
  • 1 each - FPT16570 - Square green cockpit seat with a slightly raised "backrest" on the top edge and molded gadgets and handles molded on the top edge of 2 sides. The "seat" is square inside with a connector hole in the center of the bottom. The bottom of the cockpit has an imprint marked "©1983 Fisher-Price Toys Division The Quaker Oats Co. Made in USA". (measures 2" deep, 2" wide, 1-1/2" tall).
  • 1 each - FPT6574 - Green square turntable piece with a round hole in the center. There is a raised rim around the center hole with raised 4 pegs on the rim and 4 holes on the square base beside each peg. The pegs connect to the inside rim of the FPT6575 turntable piece. Therer are U-shaped holes in the corners of the square base. Measures 2-7/8" square.
  • 1 each - FPT6575 - Green square turntable piece with a round raised rim and hole in the center. The raised rim has ribbed lines on the sides. The corners of the square base have U-shaped holes in the corners. Measures 2-7/8" square, 11/16" tall).
  • 1 each - FPT270 - Black plastic set of 4 stacked "sewer-line" pipes with a lifting hook on the top. Measures 1-1/8" wide, 2-3/8" long, 1-3/4" high (including loop on top).
  • Construx figure(s) - detachable figure including:
    • FPT6577 - White "body" with a chest, a round peg on top to connect a hear, and 2 round pegs on the sides to connect arms. The bottom has a blue section that swivels to connect legs to. Measures 1-1/8" wide, 1-1/2" high, 7/8" deep.
    • FPT6578 - 2 blue legs with 2 blue shoes on the bottom all molded together. The top of the legs has a rectangular hold in the center with a round "bar" that connects the top of the left leg to the top of the right leg. Measures 1" wide, 1/14" tall, 7/8" deep.
    • FPT6580 - Left flesh-colored (Caucasian) arm. The arm has a rounded shoulder and a squared fist on the end. The arm has a recessed connector hole by the shoulder and on the end of the hand. The arm is marked "L" for left.. Measures 1-3/8" long.
    • FPT6579 - Right flesh-colored (Caucasian) arm. The arm has a rounded shoulder and a squared fist on the end. The arm has a recessed connector hole by the shoulder and on the end of the hand. The arm is marked "R" for right. end of the hand. The arm is marked "R" for right. Measures 1-3/8" long.
    • FPT6582 - Yellow construction helmet. The inside of the helmet has an oval-shaped circle with 4 pegs on the outsides to snap onto a head piece. Measures 7/8" wide, 3/8" high, 1-1/8" deep (including front bill).
    • FPT6583 - Red "hair". The inside of the "hair" has an oval-shaped circle with 4 pegs on the outsides to snap onto a head piece. Measures 7/8" wide, 3/8" high, 1" deep.
    • FPT6581 - Caucasian head/face with brown eyes, eyebrows, and a brown moustache. The top of the head is flat with a slightly raised oval-shape on the top to connect hair or hat pieces. Measures 5/8" wide, 7/8" high, 7/8" deep.
Variations: None.
Other Information:
  • FPT6584 - This set was sold in a 13" long, 8-3/4" high, 2-1/2" deep display box with a lid.
  • FPT6585 - The box was sold with a white plastic inner liner that seperates the pieces.
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