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The figure on the left is generally referred to as a Fabuland figure, although I believe that the entire Fabuland line actually featured animals. There were a few basic sets released in the 80s that included human Fabuland-style figures. That one is probably from this fire engine: Before the introduction of the Minifig in 1978, there was the Maxifig that ...


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Is it possible that you are thinking of this goblet (2343)? This part was fairly common, and it was introduced around 1985, so it was probably in your collection. 1x1 round plates attach securely to the top as shown in this lamp from the Pet Shop:


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It's difficult to tell exactly what part this fragment came from, but it looks like it is part of a broken Technic gear or pulley. It looks like it probably came from 3736: Your fragment looks like it was probably once one half of the center axle hole of that part. In terms of repair, I suppose you could try to glue this back together, but given that it ...


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This would be a Crane Bucket - Complete Assembly (Top, Jaws, Spring). It could have come from any of 29 sets from 1974 to 2012.


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This is an Technic Steering Arm and was used is the steering mechanism of all kind of technic car like 1972-1: Go-Kart With the introduction of studless building it was replaced by Beam 3 M. W/4 Snaps.


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The city people pack is probably 9348: Community Minifigure Set based on the clasic space minifig print. The numbered bags are probably from 4635: Fun With Vehicles - that's based on the colours and the lime green/"bright yellow/green" cap. I think the first 2 bags are from 6118: Wheels and Tyres. This set has the same number of the small (8x) and bigger ...


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When weight is applied on the structure, the wheels are are creating a twisting motion that will eventually dissasemble the 1x6 beams. With the extra structural part when a load is applied there is a lot of flexing but the 1x6 beams are staying in place. Effectively, the axle is preventing the beams from rotating out of place.


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It would be a Slope, Curved 2 x 2 Lip, No Studs with Island Xtreme Stunts Logo and Flames Pattern.


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i think you mean this part Yellow Torso Nesquik Bunny Large 'N' Pattern / Yellow Arms / Brown Hands from 4051-1": Nesquick Rabbit or 4049-1:Nesquick Rabbit Film Set


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this brick has always annoyed me, when sorting my bricks


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It looks to me like this is a Weighted Keel 2 x 8 x 4 (x149). I don't personally have this part, but it looks like your part is this part broken in two: These were mounted under the floating boats of the late 70s and early 80s.


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3652 Technic Engine Piston Square 2 x 2 This part was included in sets from 1977 until 1995, but it began to be replaced by 2851 starting in 1990: The main advantage of the newer piston is that it allows more pistons to fit in a smaller area of space. The piston is able to fit into the 2850 2x2 cylinder: The old piston required a brick-built 4x4 ...


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I believe the main reason is so that the pieces are easy to identify in the instructions - as many LEGO sets don't have the Technic style "List of elements used in this step" it's always a fun game of "Spot the difference" to see what's changed: If those pieces were all red, then the target audience (5+ on those sets for example) might find it very ...


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These parts were used for steering in many Technic sets between 1988 and 2001. They are the following parts: Technic Steering Gear Holder (2790) Technic Steering Rack (2791) Technic Steering Top (2792) Here's an example of how they can be used together for steering from set 8022:


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Without batteries installed, the NXT brick weighs 159.3 grams, so that's about 0.351 pounds. Do take into account the added weight of what ever batteries you have installed, though, as that will almost double the weight, and not all types of AA batteries weigh the same. If you're using a rechargeable battery, then for reference, the original NXT ...


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They were used until 1990 for trains, the holes are there to stick in the wheels. This is the part: http://www.bricklink.com/catalogItem.asp?P=7049b And these (for example) were the wheels: http://www.bricklink.com/catalogItem.asp?P=wheel2a


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I'd wager it was mostly to save plastic. Many of the 1x family of bricks used to come with far fewer posts inside, like so: http://www.bricklink.com/catalogItem.asp?P=crssprt02 but notice they quit making that style in 1969.


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The black piece is part of a steering mechanism, part of 377-2: Crane With Float Truck. Here it is on BrickLink. Like Windfire says, the red part is a direction switcher. You can see the switch on the side of the battery car.


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This steering wheel is from 4613-1: Turbo Chopper, as this is the only one with an orange version of this element.


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These are all fairly common parts that shouldn't be hard to find. It looks like they are a cheese slope (50746), a 1x1 tile (3070), and a 1x1 round plate (4073). These parts are common enough that they are available in many sets, or you can purchase them separately from LEGO Pick-a-brick. If you're looking for a more affordable secondary market, you could ...


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In the case of 87609, the piece was first used in 2010 as part of the grill/bumper assembly for vehicles that were the standard 6 studs wide. Its length would appear to be a result of its original purpose. Its width also allows for attaching two rows of detail: 99206 showed up first in 2012. Its design allows for a more compact construction in ...


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I think the piece you're referring to is Dinosaur Tail / Neck Middle Section with Pin.


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This is one half of a "hydraulic" cylinder used like in the bucket of 7685-1: Dozer. This element is Fric. Element, Cylinder and used often used in combination with Stick 6M W/Flange


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Just measured them myself. Some of the dimensions might be just a little bit off, but I hope this suffices: NXT: Length: 111 mm Width: ~71.7 mm Height: 40 mm (extra 8 mm if you have a rechargeable battery installed) Motor: Length: ~105 mm Width: 40 mm Height: ~45 mm Ultra-sonic Sensor: Length: 44 mm Width: 44 mm Height: 30 mm Generic Sensor: ...


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What I remembered of those parts was that force was needed to snap them together, and I believe I also have some that are broken over the years. The part was introduced in 1983, updated in 1985 and the last sets were released in 2002 with one set in 2004. In 2003 the parts are replaced by Hinge Plate 1 x 2 Locking with Dual Finger on End Vertical' (44302) ...


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Any of these three sets (AKA: 6162-1 A World of LEGO Mosaic 4 in 1 6163-1 A World of LEGO Mosaic 9 in 1 852676 Travel Game - Multi Game Pack 9-in-1) Probably. Bricklink hint: just search for a size, like "16 x 16". "3x3 plate" is fun too.


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It's structural, but not really mandatory: The full (4 pages) instruction can be found by googling or e.g. there: http://lego.brickinstructions.com/lego_instructions/set/6847/Space_Dozer


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The Red piece: Bricklink number 3218 http://www.bricklink.com/catalogItem.asp?P=3218 4.5v direction switcher for trains. Works with a long switch on the side of a special train brick that hits the triangular post, moves and then reverses the motor. The black piece is still a mystery.


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I was just reading about the 8485 Technic Control Center II, where you can make a dinosaur, helicopter, or hovercraft controlled by a big panel, and which I have on hand. According to a reviewer (http://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=75864) there are a few rare pieces that were included with this set, which retailed for $219 in 1995. The price ...


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An alternative to using BrickLink for those purposes would be http://rebrickable.com. I personally find the interface to have some warts, but definitely better than BrickLink in a lot of ways. In particular to your requested features it does support importing parts from sets (Look for the "Add to my Parts (Part out set)" link on any set description page) as ...



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