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Top new questions this week:

Round window on Wolfholm

There is a round window in the Wolfholm build by Jonas Kramm. It's on the left side, top floor. Can anyone identify the round white piece and the smaller round black piece inside. (might be a ...

part-identification  
asked by Monte Gardner 6 votes
answered by Alex 8 votes

Toa Terrain Crawler alternate build instructions

I was building the LEGO Bionicle Toa Terrain Crawler, (8927), when I saw at the back of the instructions a photo of an alternate helicopter-type build. Where can I find the instructions on how to ...

instructions bionicle alternate-model  
asked by Otherpianoguy 4 votes

Creating arrow patterns

What methods are there to creating convincing looking arrow patterns on walls and floors? (Without stickers or printed pieces) My current solution is to use "relief" building with slope ...

building snot  
asked by qwr 3 votes
answered by qwr 1 vote

Interface A missing PCB

I have a Technic Interface A with the cables but lack the printed circuit board (PCB) for PC that I need to use it for automating my models. The card when it was for sale had markings of Lego 9771 and ...

technic powered-up vintage education  
asked by Mark 3 votes
answered by Peter Green 2 votes

Which set does this lego tree belong to?

I thought this is part of a Modular house but it isn't ... I don't know which set does this "tree" belong to. (click to enlarge)

part-identification  
asked by Chris 3 votes
answered by Joost 5 votes

How to fill a vertical 1.5 stud wide gap?

How can a vertical 1.5 stud wide gap be filled, for example between this brick on a jumper plate and regular plate? I can achieve ratios multiples of 1/3 and 2/5 with sideways plates, but some ...

building snot  
asked by qwr 2 votes
answered by jncraton 5 votes

Securing vertical hinge

In this construction, I want the vertical hinge to be in this location, centered in a 3 brick wide area. On top of it is two plates and layer of studs that match the 5:2 ratio, so in theory the hinge ...

building snot  
asked by qwr 2 votes
answered by Alex 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Why do LEGO boxes have a maximum age limit?

I am wondering why do LEGO boxes have a maximum age limit printed on them? My girlfriend has just gifted me LEGO Starfighter (8088) and it has an age range of 8-14. Why not just write 8+? Are there ...

lego-group packaging  
asked by Drake 36 votes
answered by Zhaph - Ben Duguid 25 votes

Is it possible to buy a bulk of 1000s of basic bricks (mostly 2x4)?

Several years ago I remember being able to walk into toy shops and actually shovel lego bricks into a bag and thus buy them in bulk. Unfortunately I can't seem to find stores anymore that offer this ...

shopping pick-a-brick  
asked by Karlth 13 votes
answered by Zhaph - Ben Duguid 12 votes

What kind of plastic are LEGO bricks made of?

It’s rather obvious that Lego bricks are made from plastic, but there are many kinds of plastic. Is the recipe for LEGO bricks plastic secret?

manufacturing plastics  
asked by mikl 30 votes
answered by Joubarc 30 votes

Is there a way to glue already built sets?

My son who is now 16 no longer plays with his Lego sets. He would like to preserve some of his larger sets like Jabba the Hutts sail barge. Is there anything we can spray or paint on to hold them ...

glue  
asked by user2960 11 votes
answered by TheBrickBlogger 33 votes

Where are LEGO parts made?

Are all LEGO parts made in a single factory, or are there multiple factories? Where abouts is it/are they? If there are several, are there different factories for different pieces/sets, or do all ...

manufacturing lego-group  
asked by fredley 22 votes
answered by mikl 21 votes

EV3 additional build instructions - PDF download or print possible?

The EV3 retail edition comes with printed instructions to build only one of the possible robots and it appears you have to use the software to view the build instructions of the other models. My ...

mindstorms instructions ev3  
asked by nickdos 3 votes
answered by Philo 2 votes

Where can I find a list of all LEGO sets ever released

Can I get a full list of every set LEGO has ever come out with?

sets  
asked by charity 16 votes
answered by mcqwerty 11 votes
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