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Jan
16
comment How is this brick attached to the pregnant minifig?
What about putting the lady in a dress by using a slope instead of legs? It does restrict movement, but the brackets would then work.
Jan
16
answered I have an idea for a new kind of lego
Jan
16
comment How can a Mindstorms robot lift something very heavy?
Perhaps a picture of your robot may help make suggestions more specific.
Jan
8
comment Useful machines built with LEGO
I've seen pinball machines too. The thing is - if such things are somebodies passion - then stuff that assists in them could arguably be "Useful machines".
Jan
7
comment What are all the different ways that LEGO pieces join together?
When you say brick hinges - I presume you mean these - peeron.com/inv/sets/1133-1.
Jan
7
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Jan
7
comment What are all the different ways that LEGO pieces join together?
There have been attempts in the LDraw Lego CAD systems to do a parts connection database. I'm yet to hear of them getting to something workable.
Jan
5
answered Useful machines built with LEGO
Jan
5
comment How does LEGO handle the breakage of Hero Factory sockets?
There is a Uk version - under Contact Us->Bricks and pieces. I am giving this a go now, and I'll let you know how it went. It looks like they ship replacements with no problems!
Oct
29
awarded  Yearling
Jan
14
comment How can I create synthetic imagery (rendering) of LEGO models?
Since the "Design by me" product is to be removed by Lego, it makes a lot of sense to switch the config as the upload/pricing will be of little/no use again.
Dec
18
comment Why are there extra pieces in my set?
A number of sets are known to have extra bits (the smallest usually) - at least according to their peeron inventory. Doing so to save on possible returns/support calls or reputation hits makes very good sense to me.
Dec
13
comment Firmly connect bricks in a triangle
The triangle is Isoceles, but not equilateral. The two angled pieces are not at 90 degrees to each other.
Dec
12
awarded  Scholar
Dec
12
comment Firmly connect bricks in a triangle
That should work. I'll have to dig around to find the 2x2 tops for the hinge, I definitely have cheese slopes - if I can find grey or dark blue ones - I think the bottom assembly would be perfect.
Dec
12
accepted Firmly connect bricks in a triangle
Dec
12
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Dec
12
revised Firmly connect bricks in a triangle
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Dec
12
comment Firmly connect bricks in a triangle
Perhaps click hinges - but normal hinges are too floppy. I am going to put together a drawing later (no scanner handy) to explain better what I want to achieve. That looks like an old hinge - the middle finger is missing.
Dec
12
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