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Aug
25
comment What's the first block in MoveAbsolute for programming the T-Rex, in The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Laboratory book?
I believe David was asking for a picture of the blocks you're trying to locate, rather than a picture of the book.
Aug
10
comment Mindstorms 2.0 can't download to NXT brick with error 142023
If you have any further details of what you're running, and what sort of errors you're getting we might be able to help further?
Jul
22
comment Renting LEGO Service in UK
Hi Paul, and welcome to LEGO Answers. We're a little different here in that we're not a discussion site but are a Q&A site - we're great at answering questions that have clear, definitive answers. Do you have a specific question about letsgoplay.co.uk (for example quality of customer service, etc.) that isn't covered by their site already?
Jul
17
comment What are those 6 extra studs for in 42000 Grand Prix racer?
@user2813274 - You should probably post this as an answer - I know we prefer longer answers if possible, but I think there's not much more to it here ;)
Jul
13
comment How much does a life sized LEGO person sculpture weigh?
Hmm, two 2x2's would weigh more than one 2x4 (2.42g) - generally the density of the element would increases as the size decreases because more of the volume is taken up by the thicker sidewalls.
Jun
29
comment LEGO Set 10188 Help on Step 160
If you're able to share an image of what you've managed to build of that step, we might be able to diagnose the problem :)
Jun
29
comment What is the difference between these two Technic half bushings?
Related to: What's the difference between these hole shapes?
Jun
23
comment If LEGO could transform the way that plastics were produced, and create living wage jobs, would they?
LEGO do already have a sustainability report (see my answer here) and LEGO's environmental pages here: lego.com/en-us/aboutus/responsibility/environment/goals
Jun
1
comment Creating electronic product which is compatible with Lego brick
@Kramii - good point - I'd read the integrate option rather than interoperate with. In that case, take a look at MegaBlocs - these are compatible as the stud-and-peg patent is now out, so creating studs of the same diameter and height shouldn't be an issue. Technic pegs might be a different story however.
May
31
comment Creating electronic product which is compatible with Lego brick
This question is really a duplicate of I have an idea for a new kind of LEGO. As noted on there, LEGO Idea's isn't really suitable for this sort of suggestion at the moment, so you would have to go through the Marketing teams.
May
31
comment I have an idea for a new kind of LEGO, using new types of elements
Re-opened as the duplicate suggestion recommends using ideas, and Oskar's aware of that and that's it's not really appropriate.
May
26
comment Is there a site where I can put in a set of individual lego bricks (by part ID) and get an optimized list of stores to buy (to minimize shipping)
See also: How can I minimize the number of merchants for given set of requested bricks?
May
12
comment Which buildings were based on sets in the LEGO Island video game?
Many thanks for pulling those together and persevering with our "new user limits" - I've added those links into your answer for you :)
May
12
comment LEGO Brick Color Palette
We should probably update one or other of the answers on How many different colours of LEGO bricks are there? - however the Peeron list is updated as colours are seen, so it should have them all, sadly it doesn't seem to have date ranges on there for "first/last seen" although you can find one per-part: peeron.com/inv/colortable/3004?ip=0
May
6
comment What causes the NXT Error 1055 in LabVIEW?
The error code is listed as "Object reference is invalid.". In other languages this is usually caused when you try and use a variable that is out of scope - I'd suggest checking your variable names.
Apr
27
comment Has anyone automated the LEGO hand sorting process beyond “pawing & piling”?
Hi David, and welcome to LEGO Answers. We're looking for long answers that provide some explanation and context - and not just links to another site - if you could include a copy of your key image that would help immensely (i.e. step 2). Thanks :)
Apr
22
comment Does knolling help or is it just part of the fun?
I certainly wouldn't go so far as to arrange everything perfectly, but I have been known to sort into piles of size and colour - once I know it's a pile of dark green 1x2's that's enough, they don't all have to line up perfectly.
Apr
20
comment EV3 controlled by 8879 speed control through IR sensor
@MichaelVerschaeve - I'm not sure that there is - the HiTechnic IR Receiver doesn't yet have an EV3 block, but their other two IR sensors (the seeker, which looks for IR sources, and the IRLink, which sends commands to other IR receivers) do.
Apr
20
comment Could I do datalogging in Mindstorms EV3 Home edition?
I believe the data logging component is actually a feature of the Firmware for the EV3 brick, in conjunction with some additional capabilities of the main software to load additional modules.
Apr
13
comment Trains overview image
As a starting point we've listed out the all the trains since 2003 here