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Oct
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comment Are companies producing custom molded LEGO pieces legally entitled to do so?
Technically: this is off topic (no legal questions on stack exchange)
Oct
27
comment What is a good ratio to buy bricks in?
This question is incredibly subjective. I use mostly 1x1 and 2x2 in yellow. Any answer is valid until you dream up a project for which it's not!
Oct
27
comment How are LEGO sets designed?
Why is it less expensive? Lego almost went bankrupt from inventing too many new parts in 2005.
Oct
26
comment Do tools exist to help me translate a real world object to a LEGO design?
This doesn't seem to answer the question as asked. Or explain what advantage LDD has?
Oct
26
comment What are the characteristics of “Miniland” scale?
The Lego parks had the term Miniland first; can you cite its use outside the parks?
Oct
26
comment What kind of plastic are LEGO bricks made of?
It's also worth recording that most clones are polystyrene, which is roughly half the cost and can't be made as elastic as ABS.
Oct
26
comment What kind of plastic are LEGO bricks made of?
ABS is not just one plastic: it is a copolymer and is extremely customizable by varying the inputs. There are frequently used commercial formulations though.
Oct
26
comment What kind of plastic are LEGO bricks made of?
Polypropylene is typically used for "living hinge" molded parts. I can find a cite for this.
Oct
26
comment What's the most cost effective and efficient way to buy bricks?
Another approach: browse to a set you are familiar with and look at the set inventory to learn what Bricklink calls those parts.
Oct
26
comment Has anyone made their own custom LEGO bricks?
Can you make your answer more specific? Bricks made on $ 100,000 printers interoperate with the real brick but sub $1000 printers produce bricks with poor tolerances.
Oct
26
comment Where are LEGO parts made?
Magnets, pens, watches and such have been made in China. These parts are sometimes different plastics from the rest of the line. Collectible minifigs also say Made in China.
Oct
26
comment Has anyone made their own custom LEGO bricks?
This question might be too open ended. For one, it is feasible if you have lots of money, so an answerable question could be Has anybody made a custom part using hobbyist equipment? Also Bricks is really too vague; it's very hard to make a brick, much harder than a sword or a gun.
Oct
26
comment Has anyone made their own custom LEGO bricks?
Apart from those fans who contracted professional molds for new parts, no. Some have made milled, not molded, parts. This question might be too open ended. For one, it is feasible if you have lots of money, but