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There are several discrepancies between the double-decker couch featured in The Sea Cow set and that depicted in the LEGO Movie. I've recreated the movie version as best I could in LDD and LDraw, and have compared it side-by-side with the Sea Cow set version. In the first picture, the Sea Cow set version is on the left, and the movie version is on the right, ...


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I believe that this covers everything: Construction vehicles: Diesel Dumper (6532) Backhoe (6662) Landscape Loader (6512) Recycle Truck (6668) Friends car (30103) Fire vehicles: Jetport-Fire-Squad (6440) Launch Evac 1 (6614) Rescue Runabout (6511) Looks like just the car from Shell Convenience Store (1254)


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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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I am not aware of any sellers that do this, but if you like to assemble discontinued sets, bricklink has a feature that allows you to do this using bricklink seller inventories. Just look up the set on bricklink, add the Inventory to your wishlist and review which sellers have the pieces you need, then order them. Go to the "Wanted" tab on Bricklink: ...


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928 was the original set number of the Galaxy Explorer - so the numbering of that one is following the LEGO tradition of using the set number. As Joubarc points out, at that time the sets were branded LegoLand, which is where the LL comes from (in recent years LEGO often uses the Designer's initials). I'd say that as Benny is a rather well used Classic ...


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There is a whole site dedicated to working out how you can build a particular model using parts from other sets - Rebrickable. A combination of that and Bricklink would be cheaper as you'd end up with fewer extra parts. There's also a thread on EuroBricks where someone has done what you're doing and there are some useful tips (mostly about buying as much as ...


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A lot, but definitely not all, is likely from Race 3000.


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It's a ship alright.. a heavier than air airship: Wright Flyer. Quite a fun, if rickety. build.


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It's the center of set 2519 Skeleton Bowling:


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Right now, the largest commercially available train is the Lego City Cargo Train, Set 60052. It comes in at about 887 pieces. There are 30 rail pieces in this kit. Extra rail pieces are also commercially available through Lego. The 7898-1 cargo train would come in second as far as piece count. Same amount of track as the 60052.


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There are a number of ways to start figuring it out, my method is as follows: Try and identify some of the following: Unique pieces Unique minifigs Stickers on pieces Unique logos Color schemes or unique colors The minifigs, stickers and colors are usually enough at least point you to the right theme category (ie space, pirates, castle, city, star wars, ...


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No, but Brickset now provides the facility to enable one to be made. See http://brickset.com/article/12960/tags-a-new-way-to-search-the-database


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There is a website that tracks price changes on Amazon, Bricklink and E-bay in order to try to compile an index. It has an interesting page called top retired sets, ranking sets by gain compared to initial purchase price. At the time of this writing it lists 6166-1 (a big tub of LEGO) as number one with 65% gain, and 7200-1 (final duel) as number two with ...


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Assuming you are asking for a set that has play features resembling an auto mechanic's shop, then you have a few options: The closest is probably 1966 Car Repair Shop. 1966 Car Repair Shop is a 1985 set. It does not feature a lift, but it does have a jack, and includes a wrench (and other play features) that simulate a mechanic's shop. Another good ...


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The information given by Ambo and Gev is correct, a small summary: The biggest LEGO set by piece count is: Set 10189-1 - Taj Mahal (2008) piece count : 5922 Followed by Set 10179-1 - Millennium Falcon - UCS (2007) piece count : 5195 Biggest Techic set : Set 42009-1 - Mobile Crane MK II (2013) piece count: 2606


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Yes. These two sets, and basically every other LEGO set that has been produced, are compatible with one another. The major exception to this rule is DUPLO, which is twice the size of regular LEGO system bricks. However, even DUPLO is compatible in some ways. These two sets are both essentially just boxes with lots of bricks in them. They may include some ...


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Apart from those mentioned by Joe, there are several larger sets in the Advanced Models category. They are not powered out of the box, but can be motorized. These are: 10233-1: Horizon Express 1351 pieces 10219: Maersk Train 1237 pcs 10194: Emerald Night 1085 pcs 10183: Hobby Trains 1080 pcs (This is actually for the previous train system, that used ...


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Without pictures it would be extremely hard to tell, especially since both dark and light gray are very common colors. However you might be able to identify some of the dark-blue color pieces to see which set the bag is from. Dark-blue is a much less common color than the grays, so it would be quicker to identify what you have. The fact that it is a #7 bag ...


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So the box says 49 inches long, the official description says "under 50 inches long". I just measured the width (about 13.25 inches) and height (about 9.5 inches) on my assembled set. So a rough minimum inner size box would be 50"L x 13.5"W x 10"H.


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gev has the exact name of the piece, but I'd like to add one more point that could be helpful. When trying to identify pieces as Lego or non-Lego, pay attention to the more obscure standard connections. The small ball above the hinge is a standard small ball joint connection, recently revitalized by the Mixels series (among other things). It connects to the ...


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It looks like a pretty generic twin engin-ed WWII bomber. Maybe like this Mosquito bomber?


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The brick with the space logo is from either set 452/894 or set 6901. The buggy is technic set 1972. Information from Bricklink search.


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Recreating a LEGO set from mixed up pieces is extremely time consuming. Even if you are just missing a few pieces, since LEGO makes tens of thousands of shapes and sizes. Even simply verifying that a "set of 352 pieces" has exactly the correct "352 pieces" is very time consuming. The good news is kids and adults LOVE using mixed up pieces to create their ...


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The most valued sets, when not using price as a criterion, will vary from collector to collector, based on their interests. In my experience doing LEGO Customer Service, collectors of all ages tended to focus on particular themes. While the Ultimate Collector's Edition Millennium Falcon may be the most prized jewel to a Star Wars collector, it may have ...


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As mentioned by @gev, Bricklink is a great place to go. It is, however, not the most intuitive site to use. Here is how you can easily get the item counts: Start with the Search box at the top of the page. Before typing in the name of the set, make sure the selector is set to search the Catalog. Enter a term from the name of the set (e.g. "Millenium" or ...


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If you are looking for a direct continuation of the poster, your best bet would be to contact the author on his website. It wouldn't be too hard to remake the models yourself as all the software is available out there for free. The author has used LDraw to view the models and POV-Ray to render them. You can find the details here. Fortunately Eurobricks has ...


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I'm going to suggest that unless you're getting these sets at their retail price, don't bother getting any of these for a 5 year old. Instead, just get a current set, such as 31017 Sunset Speedster, which is still available at its regular price. Or check out the line of Speed Champions. My reasoning is that a small child does not care about the vintage of a ...


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You should contact LEGO Customer Service. They have web forms or a toll-free phone number you can call. They are willing and trained to speak to children, and can even send out replacement pieces without talking to an adult, as long as the child can recite their full address. The LEGO Group stands behind their products 100%, even if the problem with the ...


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Never thought it would happen but out of the 90+ sets I've gotten the past 4 years I've come across my first set ever with missing components. Ordered through TRU.ca so distribution shouldn't have been the problem since it's probably ware house direct. Set was Baxter Robot Rampage (79105) Came sealed/new yet bag 1 was missing all but one mini figure/skate ...


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Best one out there: BrickLink! Brickset is OK, too, but Bricklink has tons of people willing to sell you nearly any missing part you may need. :)



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