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The latest annual report on the LEGO Groups site (2012 at the time of writing) states the following: Research and development activities Each year, new launchings account for approximately 60% of the LEGO Group’s sales to consumers. Therefore, the Group has considerable development activities, comprising anything from trend spotting and ...


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You can always brick-build a wheel. The curved slope pieces can closely approximate a circle. For example, 12 4x1 curved slopes gives a circle with a radius of 160 LDUs (8 studs). For more information on brick-built wheels, I suggest you refer to the "Brick Built LEGO Wheels Book": ...


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Short answer: No. Long answer: After searching around the web and finding nothing related to this subject, I fired an email towards LEGO Customer Service asking them this very question. Today I have received this reply: Dear Adam, Thanks for getting in touch with us and sending us this question. I have investigated the case further with our ...


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Short answer: No, but you can make sure they are reused by sending them to us (go to www.brickrecycler.com for info on sending in your LEGOs and getting postage reimbursed if you desire and live in the US). Long answer: We personally researched or called over 35 recycling programs that serve a population of over 30 million customers (top 30 cities with ...


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I don't have any experience modifying a brick with a mill but I have had success using a drill press, knife, and dremel. I can't imagine there being any problems while using a mill. If you're looking to clean out the pipes inside a brick, I've found higher speeds with a drill work better. At a lower speed, the bit cuts into the pipe but doesn't remove any ...


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They are made from ABS injected into a mold. I actually got to see Legos made at legoland, a truly amazing experience!



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