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Lego Large Shock Absorber alternatives

Are there cheaper alternative 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 part: 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 sensor

Currently, there are light, ultrasonic, touch and sound sensor but are there hygrometer sensor from Lego?
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Alternative to Lego Education 9580

Are there any sets that are similar to LEGO Education 9580 and available to the general public? This is because the LEGO Education 9580 is only offered to educational institutions.
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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?

Help Number 3 outside of bag 2007
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Help! Please anyone tell me which Lego vehicle set I have here?

Please can anyone help identify this kit. I received it in a bag with 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 build 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 part? It looks old (Pictures included)

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? (Picture included)

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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Using hex key to disassemble Lego Technic pieces can cause any 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 assemble 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 to download pdf of Lego Catalog for year 2005 to 2014 English version

I tried google and found 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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Piece identification

I would like to know the name of these pieces The grey one (not the one with the towball socket)(edit: found, it is 6009014 "Bracket 1 x 2 - 2 x 2") and the green one, they're similar but the grey ...
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Identification of a piece

Sorry for the small image, but does anyone know what number that piece is?
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Lego Technic Unimog, crane will not turn

I finished the Unimog from LEGO 2 or 3 years ago, and I noticed this issue, but now I'm getting pretty angry because I still can't find the problem. It seems to be that when I use the instructions ...
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Unidentified Lego set dated 2007/6bags

There's six bags here dated 2007. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!!
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Overview of online LEGO discussion forums?

To help give an outsider an overview of the online LEGO community: What are the main online discussion forums in the LEGO world? Who hangs out where? What are the popular special interest forums? ...
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Help identifying a LEGO clone

I think this was a present in the mid-late 80s. Very sophisticated building blocks for top-view apartment-room design. They also had furniture and appliances. Can anyone tell me the brand etc?
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Verify authenticity of the Star Wars Snowtrooper minifig

I recently acquired a number of Lego Star Wars minifigures from an online seller who's looking to dispose his full collection. However, after I bought some of them and carefully inspected each part at ...
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Need Help Identifying some sets

So I have a few sets of Legos that I bought at a garage sale. They didn't come with an instruction manual or anything but they are from 2011 and one of them has a white box that says 6049732 on it. ...

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