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I believe that the issue here stems from the fact that Technic bricks and System bricks are not 100% compatible. Here's a slide from a great presentation which explains the details: This difference is barely noticable when building, especially in your scenario because the hinge adds some additional play, but I believe that LDD won't allow these to connect ...


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The Eurobricks forum has a topic dedicated to user created LDD files of existing LEGO sets. There are currently four different versions of the #10179 Millennium Falcon made by different users: yellost (23 August 2010) bbqqq (12 November 2010) Calabar (20 October 2012) kcoon (16 December 2013) There is also a topic for official LEGO sets re-created ...


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As someone who also argues with LDD occasionally, have you tried using a placeholder technic beam to get two connectors at the right distance and then adding the axle into both connectors before deleting the placeholders? If the placeholders are in a different colour from the rest of the model, you could use as many as you need and then delete them with the ...


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LDD uses exact numbers, where as in real life ABS and polycarbonate have some give or flexibility that a computer program can't factor in. There are many documents about LEGO part stress that explain what a "legal" vs "illegal" build is. Any illegal build will not work in LDD. I break the rules all the time too, but LDD is looking at it from a pure math ...


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Not exactly an answer to the question, more an answer to the tile of the question: For a much more lightweight alternative, check out the new LEGO designer from google. http://www.buildwithchrome.com/ It only works in Goolge's Chrome browser as it is essentially an experiment to show off Chrome's WebGL capabilities. There is no download as it is ...



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