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LEGO bricks getting brittle, easily breaking. Insight needed

I was disassembling my LEGO set 7674. It is not new but certainly not old. It was built once. Was kept in a sealed box. No direct sunlight. In fact no light at all. Perfect storage conditions. Room ...
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What is the best way to sort LEGO bricks?

I live in Hungary. I have tens of thousands of bricks at home. Over 1000 sets plus bricks. Most of the sets are sorted and packed separately, in their original boxes if they can with a box. ...
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How to convert a bar into an axle or pin - Using the Axel Hub with Four Bars

I would like to utilize the Axle Hub with 4 Bars (#48723) in a way that the four bars would become axles. What is the most concise way to accomplish that? Here is a diagram of my end goal:
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When did piece markings change from DUPLO to LEGO?

I've looked at some of the DUPLO bricks I grew up with, and compared them to newer ones. I've noticed that the knobs on the older bricks say DUPLO, while the newer ones say LEGO. When did this ...
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Instruction book

I have 2 bags of LEGO bricks that I'm looking for instructions for. 1 bag is #4...looks like it may be for a couple of race cars. The other bag I'm guessing came with it #5. Is there any information ...
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Selling a large but unsorted LEGO collection [duplicate]

I have a large LEGO collection for sale; Star Wars, etc. In my estimation, over 1,000 dollars worth. What is the best way for me to sell this collection as is? It is unsorted and very heavy.
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How to speed up the disassembly of big LEGO technic sets (e.g. 42043 Mercedes-Benz Arocs)

Is there any ways to help speed up the disassembly process for big LEGO Technic set such as the 42043 Mercedes-Benz Arocs?
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How to disassemble this Technic combination - Part 99009 from Part 99010?

How should I disassemble the following parts that is newly assembled non-destructively? 99009 Light Bluish Gray Technic Turntable Small Bottom 99010 Black Technic Turntable Small Top
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Metal Spring for LEGO MOC Simple Suspension

What is the most appropriate dimension (e.g. 20mm x 3.33mm, 5N/mm) of the metal spring for this LEGO MOC Simple Suspension so that it will not cause damage to the LEGO part surrounding it?
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LEGO Large Shock Absorber alternatives

Are there cheaper alternatives to Large Shock Absorber with Very Hard Spring (Part No. 15035 / 18405 / 95292 / 95292c01)?
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Are there any LEGO sets that have these two parts?

Are there any LEGO sets that have the following parts: Part 57518 (Link Tread Wide with Two Pin Holes) Part 15035 / 18405 / 95292 (Large Shock Absorber with Very Hard Spring)
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Are there LEGO Hygrometer sensors?

Currently, there are light, ultrasonic, touch and sound Mindstorms sensors, but is there a hygrometer sensor from LEGO?
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Why remote control are seldom used in technic sets?

(As of Jul 2016) According to this, it mention that currently there are a total of 376 technic sets. However, this information mention that only 6 of them have the remote control function. (This means ...
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Connecting LEGO WeDo USB hub to portable Power Bank

Is it possible to connect the LEGO usb hub from education WeDo series to a portable power bank for power? WeDo USB Hub Portable Power Bank
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Trying to work out where a 'spare' part goes on Wall-E (21303)

I've built a wall-e (set number 21303). This is the corrected version - and I've found, in addition to the 'obvious' spares, like 1x1 flats and round antennae, I have a 4x4 dark grey (4243831) left ...
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Can you tell what LEGO set I have from a picture? [on hold]

The number 3 is on the outside of bag, the set is from 2007.
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Which LEGO vehicle set do I have here?

Can anyone help identify this kit? I received it in a bag with the number 5 on the outside and the year 2011. I'm really keen to build it but need some help identifying it so that I can get the ...
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Where can I go to get good custom LEGO minifigures?

I want certain LEGO minifigures, but lego doesn't make them. I would like to find someone or someplace to get some good custom minifigures. I can pay.
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Best set to build a tracked vehicle?

I want to build a tracked "all-terrain" vehicle myself (MOC), which should have the ability to climb over obstacles. Something alike https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXVO-wbWKxo Now I'm looking for ...
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Is is possible to build a decimal to binary converter (binary counter) with LEGO?

I have seen many papers on logic gates built with LEGO, but I want to make a decimal to binary converter. There should be a counter as an input, with each press of the counter, the output 8 block ...
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What is this “patent pending” part?

I found this part in our LEGO collection, and I'm really curious what it might be, it looks old and says "Pat. pend" on the back. Do you know? Thanks!
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Identify 2011 set number

This bag is from a 2011 set. It's 150-250 pieces. It appears to be a car.
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Designer: how would one add custom made 3rd party pieces to the software?

There are a number of producers of custom LEGO compatible pieces, how would one add such a custom piece to the Designer software?
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Which parts are these?

In an effort to identify sets in a second hand random LEGO collection we bought, we found some really obscure parts. Do you know which parts these are? Thanks!
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Is it possible to build a steering system without using gear racks such as part 87761?

Is it possible to use part 6575 (and together with other Technic pieces) as an alternative to part 87761 for a steering system? (I am trying to use Technic pieces from Technic 42030 set to simulate ...
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Can using a hex key to disassemble LEGO Technic pieces cause damage?

Does using the right size hex key (Allen key) to speed up the disassembly process cause damage to the LEGO Technic pieces?
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Why was the green separator phased out?

The green brick separator seemed indestructable, and would separate all bricks that I had without fail. this orange thing is dinky and flimsy compared to the others. So, I ask, why did lego think that ...
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How to disassemble this Technic combination?

How should I disassemble the axle (7) attached in this model? (I tried using a Brick Separator but failed to remove it.)
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How to speed up assembly for big LEGO technic sets (e.g. 42043 Mercedes-Benz Arocs)

Is there any ways to help speed up the assembly process when building big LEGO Technic set such as the 42043 Mercedes-Benz Arocs?
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How can an EV3 motor “remember” it's starting position?

I am currently working on a project that uses large motors. I want the project to return to a "starting position" (0,0,0) at the touch of a button so that it can be used multiple (identical) times. ...
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Tools to unbuild a model more easily?

Are there any good tools out there to help unbuilding a model? I.e., removing axles from beams, ... Something like the famous http://shop.lego.com/en-US/Brick-Separator-630, but for technic models.
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Is it possible to damage a pneumatic pump/motor by applying too much pressure?

I've recently bought the Mercedes-Benz Arocs model, which contains a compressor (i.e., a pneumatic pump which is operated by an L motor). I was wondering whether you can ruin your pneumatic system ...
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How do you program mindstorms to keep doing a task until either the IR OR the colour sensor state changes

How do you program mindstorms to keep doing a task until either the IR OR the colour sensor state changes. I would like to use the wait block but it can only be either the colour sensor or the IF ...
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Working with Curved Bricks

I'm hoping to stack curved bricks. There are two slots along the edge to allow the bricks to be set on plates. These become unsightly when the bricks are stacked atop each other. Has anyone seen any ...
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Strange Inverted slope Identification

I have a brick that is similar to a 45 degree inverted slope 2x2 except where the un-sloped flat face should be there is a rectangular cavity into the brick _______ / ____| / | / ----| -...
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Which Star Wars set is this?

It is from the Star Wars theme. Thanks.
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How best to plan and design a custom LEGO creation?

I'm curious how best to proceed with my own creations. I have several ideas that I want to take a stab at implementing but know I probably don't have the all bricks I need. I am not new to LEGO, but I ...
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Is there a particular reason why LEGO did not come out with Creative Building Box for Technic parts?

LEGO have many great Creative Building Box such as the Lego 10697: XXXL Box. Why LEGO did not come out with Creative Building Box that consist of Technic parts?
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Identify sets from box of assembled parts

I have quite a few models: a gas station, airports, police station, and a lot more including a battery powered cart. They are all built on gray road baseplates. I also have trees, benches, people, ...
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Need help identifying these castle pieces

Wondering which set these castle pieces are from?
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LEGO Friends set identification from sealed bag

I have the unopened bags of a LEGO Friends set, but I can't find any number to identify the set.
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What are LEGO rubber bands made of?

I have noticed that LEGO rubber bands (along with just about everything else LEGO) are fantastically durable. They last ages without getting crusty and dying like most commonly available rubber bands....
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I bought a LEGO set from a yardsale and have no instructions, box or date

I want to find out what LEGO set I have so i can get some instructions for it. I'll add some pictures of the pieces as that's about all I can do. I hope this is enough for someone to be to figure ...
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Rescued Minifigure ID

I found this poor guy in a stream by a school. I assume the pieces are cobbled together, but I want the ID of the head and body, as I might be able to salvage them. Keep being awesome, guys!
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Is there on/off function on the 8879 IR SPEED REMOTE CONTROL?

Hi… Just got 8879 IR Speed Remote Control yesterday. Does it have an on/off switch? We don't see one.
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TIE Fighter instructions

Need to know what instructions go with this set. Bought them this year from LEGO store. My kids lost the instructions. Comes with three separate bags in the set. Please help I'm trying to give it to ...
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What files are required to run an ev3 program?

I'm working on a project that aims to help beginning Lego Mindstorms programmers. I'm developing certain "modules" (moving straight, making a turn) for students to try, and I want to develop a program ...
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LEGO variant, or is it?

Evening all, my name is Craig and I'm in the early stages of sorting through a mothballed childhood collection of 20,000+ pieces mainly dating from roughly 1980 to 1992. Some of which I will keep for ...
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How many mystery minifig bags to buy?

There are 16 distinct LEGO minifigures in a collectible series. They are sold individually in "mystery" bags so that you cannot tell which one is inside. To get all 16 minifigures, what's the ...
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Where can I download the English LEGO Catalog for 2005 to 2014?

I tried Google and found a LEGO catalog that is mostly in German. May I know where can I download LEGO Catalog (English version) for the year 2005 to 2014, in PDF format?

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