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Well, I opened it up without much success, and took some pictures of the process: At first I tried pushing/prying the light grey tabs away from the dark gray "bottom", but those weren't budging So plan B: wedge it apart: It was opening, but I was also distorting the plastic in the process - perhaps if I had a hot air station or something, I could have ...


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In my understanding of the question, you want to take an existing LEGO velociraptor and repaint it, but you are afraid that doing a custom paint job will rub off quickly. There is no easy solution for this, but here are a few tips: You could send an email to the guys at minifigs.me and see if they would be willing to help you with this, either as a ...


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First of all, if you are serious about this business, go to an IP lawyer who can take this up for you and give you a much more confident answer than the bunch of us LEGO fans can :) Second, isn't it funny that all links I try to get to LEGO's FUP result in a 503 Service not available error? Third, you might want to read the perspective in this thread on ...


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The easiest way to do this is to score the baseplate with a straightedge and knife. Once you've made a deep enough cut, you should be able to bend and break the plate where you've scored it. You may want to sand the edge to clean it up a bit. There's a more detailed set of instructions in this Instructable.


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The size won't matter in Paint, what will matter is the resolution of your printer. For example, if you want to print 1 inch by 1 inch, and your printer is 800 DPI, then you need an 800x800 image.


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The minifigures and the guns will be custom made. There are a number of sites that offer custom printed minifigs in military uniforms, and Brick Arms is a good place to start if you're after specific weapons. The LEGO Group have a policy of not creating "realistic" weapons, although both fantasy and futuristic are acceptable.


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The motor used in Hobby Trains is the 9V train motor. This motor is externally identical to the new Power Functions train motor, so you should be able to replace one with the other. That said, the problem with Power Functions is that where in 9V it was enough to have the train motor mounted on the train, in PF you will also need to provide an IR receiver ...


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There are a few options, however many of them either use standard parts, or require minimum order quantities (Minifigures.com for example requires a minimum run of 50). A couple of options for bespoke, one-offs seem to be: minifigs.me - who offer both a Custom Torso option and a Custom Complete Minifigure with printing on the legs and head as well. ...


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As Phil notes, the PF train motor is exactly what you are looking for: You'll also need one of the PF battery boxes and an IR receiver. You will need to modify the trains themselves to house the extra components and make room for the wires. In response to your second question, 9V, RC, and PF train track is all functionally identical. The only significant ...


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Use clothing dye to change the color. It works for wear and tear. It doesn't wear off. It dyes the part rather than coating it.


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If I understood your question correctly, you wish to build a velociraptor yourself, from basic bricks (as opposed to the single functional unit that LEGO introduced as part of the Jurassic World line). In this case I have no idea what search did you do, but just doing a Google search for "lego velociraptor" results in several models of varying proportions ...



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