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Nov
23
comment Is 'plate between studs' SNOT supported by one of the LEGO building software?
I presume it must be considering it has been rendered on this page.
Nov
22
comment What is inside the “weight element” brick?
+1, for defacing a LEGO brick to provide an answer. I imagine you could weigh it to find it's mass.
Nov
22
comment What causes these 'bite marks' that appear consistently on new bricks?
In a similar sense, a doughnut injected with jam through a syringe will create a piercing that will be very difficult to detect; especially after being covered in glazing.
Nov
18
comment What are the practical bounds of a minifigure?
What exactly do you mean by in recline? Lying down flat or at an angle?
Nov
16
comment How can I make a working pin tumbler lock?
I'd be happy to accept this as answer if it included more detail on both the lock key and mechanism.
Nov
8
comment How can I make a working pin tumbler lock?
I was referencing to my design of the key when I mentioned it wouldn't work. This is exactly what I understood when you explained it. It looks like the cylinders would get stuck about four studs from the left, perhaps the tile could be replaced with a cheese slope?
Nov
7
comment How can I make a working pin tumbler lock?
@Joubarc: The key's the half the problem. I can see why it wouldn't work. I tried your advice, but the cheese slopes don't align themselves.
Nov
7
comment Best way to store instruction manuals?
I've tried this for my collection of 37 or so instruction booklets and it doesn't work for me. About 30 instruction booklets make up the size and weight of a phone book. This leads to the pouches sagging.
Nov
5
comment Are LEGO elements safe to use in an aquarium with fish?
Not to mention Legoland Windsor's Atlantis
Nov
4
comment Has anyone automated the LEGO hand sorting process beyond “pawing & piling”?
That's the video I was looking for. I like how this sorts beyond the colour of the brick.
Nov
4
comment Can anyone find a photo of the “LEGO bricks, not LEGOS” insert?
I'm fairly sure this used to be the message that appeared when you visited legos.com, now it just redirects to lego.com
Nov
3
comment What does SNIR stand for?
The image is a great example +1
Nov
3
comment Steering mechanism for City-scale vehicle
That sounds incredibly ambitious. Do you have a model you would like to modify or are you building from scratch?
Nov
2
comment How can I easily remove a jumper plate without a brick separator?
It looks like it performs just as well as the old brick separator would with jumper plates. Until it's released and we know for sure that it works it's not viable for now.
Nov
1
comment How can I easily remove a jumper plate without a brick separator?
Interesting, but doesn't answer my question.
Nov
1
comment What is the difference between the NXT and the RCX?
Don't both systems have a graphical programming language and how is the NXT more advanced?
Nov
1
comment How can I easily remove a jumper plate without a brick separator?
You don't have to push hard but it helps.
Nov
1
comment Are DUPLO blocks compatible with LEGO blocks in any way?
As far as I'm aware you can use only some types of Lego with Duplo. I'm not sure plates, tiles and other modified pieces can stack with Duplo.
Nov
1
comment How can I easily remove a jumper plate without a brick separator?
I like this idea, considering how common this brick is. I'd have to try it for myself thought to see how well it works, especialy in tight spaces.
Nov
1
comment What is a good ratio to buy bricks in?
Thank you Joe. I've done as much as I can to improve the answer to what is clearly a subjective question.