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Oct
7
comment Strain Gauge on Lego Bridge
Why not use a pressure sensitive adhesive such as Blu-tack instead of glue? That way you can still re-use your bricks and strain gauge.
Oct
3
comment Brick-built alternative to “Door 2 x 5 x 5 Swivel, Bracket Base”
That's very strange. I can't think why that is when both your wall and mine are 1x6.
Oct
1
comment Brick-built alternative to “Door 2 x 5 x 5 Swivel, Bracket Base”
If you plan to build more of the wall on each side and maybe above you will add strength to the frame. It actually isn't as difficult as I expected to turn the wall but the turntable is certainly easier to turn.
Sep
13
comment What plastic do Quatro blocks use?
You are absolutely right. I mistook Quatro as a non-LEGO brand and I apologise. I have re-opened your question and if it is any consolation I have placed a bounty on your question in the hope that you will get an answer.
Aug
31
comment How can I use 1 motor for grabbing/lifting and another for moving?
Do these functions (grabbing/lifting/moving) need to be run simultaneously or can they be run in order?
Aug
26
comment How to build an automatic Lego train system?
Related: bricks.stackexchange.com/questions/1798/…
Aug
26
comment Is there a time mechanism that can be added to an NXT program?
Is there a numerical limit to the sensor block? It seems 86,400 seconds between each function is quite a long time.
Aug
9
comment How can i use my iPhone to scan a barcode and send it to my EV3 brick?
There are many Apps available on the App store that can scan barcodes and export the data via e-mail/dropbox etc. However your main problem will be latency. Unless you're prepared to program your own app (as David suggests) it may be worth considering other options.
May
10
comment Can I re-use my LEGO Store Pick a Brick cup?
I think it's 75p in UK stores for a large cup.
Mar
14
comment What techniques can be used for laying plates at 45° angle?
I've un-deleted this question because I believe others may benefit or wish to add to this question. If you have discovered a solution, feel free to add it as an answer to this question.
Feb
26
comment Large Lego Minifig Styles
The Creator figure look very similar to the ones in the Jack Stone theme.
Feb
23
comment Which bricks warrant an extra to be included in a set?
The inventory of parts provided for sets on Bricklink show which parts are considered extra. It might be possible to calculate which extra parts are the most common across the database of sets.
Feb
12
comment EV3 and HiTechnic Color Sensor Block
For 3rd-party product support you might find it quicker to contact HiTechnic via their support form.
Dec
17
comment Has Lego Box 5508 been discontinued?
A lot of LEGO sets will be out of stock in the run up to Christmas, particularly buckets/tubs of LEGO.
Dec
17
comment What are the codes for the LEGO advent game?
Which advent calender is this for? I.E. City, Friends, Star Wars...
Dec
17
comment What is the centre hole for in modern train tracks?
I suppose it makes sense with the curved rail pieces since they don't clutch directly on to a baseplate in the way straight pieces do. It
Dec
12
comment identification of lego set by color and shape of inner box
Adding good pictures and changing the title of your question (to be more specific) will greatly improve the chances your set is identified.
Dec
8
comment Advanced coloured lines following robot
What hardware/software are you using (NXT, EV3, etc..)?
Dec
8
comment LEGO and fuel company commercial relationship?
The Shell logo re-appeared as early as 2004 in the Ferrari themed sets with the Ferrari F1 Racer. It has since been the favoured fuel brand for Ferrari sets, up until 2012 when the last set was released.
Nov
14
comment Identify bulldozer truck -probably from early 90"s
Do you have a picture?