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Pros: You get to try LEGO sets to see if you like them before you buy You can build LEGO sets that you might not be able to afford You don't have to find a market for sets you don't want to keep long-term You don't have to worry about lost parts, cleaning etc. because someone else takes care of those things for you You don't need to find space to store all ...
There are several Chinese companies making DUPLO clones, many are listed in this fascinating article by Anthony Tomkins of UK LUG The Brickish Association. Communist LEGO, a review of some Chinese copies
Online I would recommend BrickEngraver I think your best bet would be to find a local trophy shop, most will engrave items. Take them some LEGO to test and they should be able to provide what you need without the need to pay shipping.
After some searching, I have finally come up with the brand. I too purchased a lot of bricks and found these odd ones in the mix, they are Tandem bricks, and there isn't too much information out there on them.
Look at Tetrix or Matrix. Theese building systems have more porefull motors than NXT ones. Metal blocks allow you to create strong robots. Tetrix and Matrix robots can be controlled by NXT/EV3.
I can't actually offer any thoughts regarding anything but actual bricks, as the first - and only - megabloks purchase I ever made only contained bricks. While my experience with megablocks is limited, I feel confident in offering this advice: Don't do it. My motivation for "playing" with Lego-style blocks at age 29 is probably pretty unique - I use them ...
Its not for everyone, but those who just don't want to store the sets it makes sense. It is more aimed at the parent with a 6 year old who asks for LEGO sets every time they walk through Toys R Us. If you go to their page right now and click the vote banner at the top, the CEO's profile has a video that shows the cleaning process. Again, it is not for ...
Cool idea but not very realistic. Pros: Get to build a variety of sets Don't have to purchase so many Cons: Too expensive. $40 a month for the big sets. The ones that everyone wants to build. No return time may make sets hard to get
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