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Jan
31
comment Making a hexagon with plates
Thanks, I didn't know about that pre-built hex piece!!
Jan
30
revised Making a hexagon with plates
added "building" tag
Jan
30
asked Making a hexagon with plates
Dec
12
comment What is piece 4211642 from 10179 - UCE Millenium Falcon?
Thanks, Jofu. Glad to know I'm not missing it.
Nov
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awarded  Critic
Nov
7
comment Has anyone automated the LEGO hand sorting process beyond “pawing & piling”?
@MajorStackings: Perhaps a "vibrating table"-style mechanism starting with sorting screens like this?
Nov
7
answered Best way to store instruction manuals?
Nov
7
comment What is piece 4211642 from 10179 - UCE Millenium Falcon?
Thanks, @Grandpappy. Yours is the voice we've been missing in this question so far, someone who has put the set together.
Nov
7
asked Best way to store instruction manuals?
Nov
7
comment What is piece 4211642 from 10179 - UCE Millenium Falcon?
Thanks, Joubarc, for the official word. I couldn't find where these pieces are used in a quick scan through the PDF copy of the manual. Due to the fact they are missing from the 3rd-party lists, plus the fact that no gray pieces are available for sale anywhere, I doubt they are used. I'll update when I have finished building to confirm (might be awhile, I still have to replace 350 missing pieces!)
Nov
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Nov
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accepted What is piece 4211642 from 10179 - UCE Millenium Falcon?
Nov
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awarded  Supporter
Nov
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awarded  Self-Learner
Nov
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awarded  Teacher
Nov
6
answered Has anyone automated the LEGO hand sorting process beyond “pawing & piling”?
Nov
6
comment What is piece 4211642 from 10179 - UCE Millenium Falcon?
That looks like it, @Joel. Escalating your comment to an answer so I can include pics...
Nov
6
answered What is piece 4211642 from 10179 - UCE Millenium Falcon?
Nov
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revised What is piece 4211642 from 10179 - UCE Millenium Falcon?
include part number in title
Nov
5
comment What is piece 4211642 from 10179 - UCE Millenium Falcon?
Only other thing I can think of is if this is a small part that snaps into another larger part and doesn't come out later, but I can't identify any candidates for that...