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I have seen a number of very creative builds with the orange brick separator. Here are some examples: Spaceship by F@bz: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabz71/12434428513/ Mech by Lewis Meeny: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tr0jinh0rse/11318913594/ Deep Sea Explorer by Keith Reed: http://www.flickr.com/photos/keithreed/12943153094/ And my favorite is this ...


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You can use Brickify for that. You just upload an STL file and it is converted to LEGO bricks. You don't need the 3D printing part and can go ahead to download the building instructions.


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Actually, the brick separator is a very versatile tool for disassembling Technic. The end of the wedge can be slipped into the slot on the side of several pieces to help pop Technic pins out from behind (I also use it like a screwdriver for aligning Technic pins while building). It can also be used to separate stubborn beam connections. I've also got a 1:6 ...


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To add to TheBrickBlogger's suggestions, F@bz has another spaceship that I believe is worth mentioning: https://www.flickr.com/photos/fabz71/21111423905/ I succinctly (sp?) recall seeing an awesome dinosaur made almost entirely out of Brick Separators on Flickr a while back (and I believe it was called a Separatosaurus) but all my searches have been futile ...


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We recommend that you clean or wash your LEGO parts only by hand at max. 40°C or 104 degrees (F) Fahrenheit. Higher temperatures may affect the quality of the LEGO parts. You can add a mild detergent to the water, followed by rinsing with clear water. Please don't put your bricks in the washing machine or dishwasher or attempt to dry them in ovens, ...


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I would recommend the 1:3 light grey cross-axle for popping other axles. It's more versatile than the 1:2 red cross-axle because it doesn't get stuck in the same spot you pushed whatever piece out of. It's also small enough that it's unlikely to bend or break under pressure, which is a necessity for this usage. (I'm not the only one who's bent a big axle on ...


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I have a small pair of bent-nose needle-nose pliers in with my Lego and use them quite often, generally without damaging anything. That picture is a 150mm set, mine are a "miniature" 80mm set designed for electronics work. One key feature is that the ends of the jaws have little teeth, so they get positive grip on really tiny things. Of course, if you ...


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A toothbrush and a cleaning product that has micro-particles (I use a product called Jif), then to really brighten things up and restore the original color I put in a tub of water with some hydrogen peroxide (can buy from chemists, check directions for dilution) and leave in the sun for 3 hours (cloud is ok too), then rinse. My 1970s yellowing bricks and ...



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