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Top new questions this week:

Is this part real LEGO or a knockoff?

I bought a LEGO lot off craigslist a few days ago with some sets and some bulk parts. It included some parts that appeared to have been bought in bulk (maybe pick-a-brick?). It also had some random ...

piece-information clone-brands  
asked by MNAK_ 17 votes
answered by zovits 14 votes

Need help to identify a piece - green, like a 1x2 plate with 4 angled cubes hanging off at odd angles

Can you please help me to identify this? I have no idea what to do with it.

asked by douglaslps 14 votes
answered by jncraton 27 votes

In LEGO: How to build a revolving magazine rack for 2x3 tiles?

I've been trying for months to come up with a design or parts for a 4-sided spinning magazine rack, like the old wire-style you would see in book stores. I need it to be fairly stable so I can put in/...

building design moc snot connections  
asked by LEGOSam 8 votes

Grapes on the vine

I'd like to build a lego winery, similar to this one It looks like he's using the purple ice cream scoops for grapes, right? How do you think those are attaching to the plants? How might I create ...

asked by Monte Gardner 4 votes
answered by Hugo 6 votes

Why are 2x4 bricks hard to get in certain colors?

I'm new to the Lego community, so apologies if this is a dumb question. I am trying to understand how best to get hold of 2x4 bricks in a variety of colors in the brown and green spectrum but am a bit ...

colour bricklink pick-a-brick  
asked by me-- 4 votes
answered by zovits 9 votes

What's this rod part?

Any ideas? I can't find a part number anywhere.

part-identification clone-brands  
asked by Daniel 3 votes

Fix Power Functions cable near connector (L motor)

We have a broken cable on the power functions L motor. I've fixed an M-motor before in the engine, but this time the cut is near the connector. Unlike the M-motor, this connector doesn't have the ...

asked by Jeroen 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Is it safe to wash LEGO pieces in the dishwasher?

I've heard from a lot of people that LEGO can be washed in the dishwasher, but I'm concerned about warping, losing stickers, wearing off of painted pieces, etc. Is it safe to actually wash them in the ...

asked by Reven 28 votes
answered by Steen 11 votes

Is there a reliable way to determine what minifigure is in a LEGO Minifigures series package?

I would love to have one of each minifigure from the various LEGO Minifigure series. Unfortunately, as you receive a random minifigure in each package, this is more difficult than it should be. I ...

minifigures shopping collectable-minifigures  
asked by Jason Berkan 22 votes
answered by retracile 18 votes

Building instructions from an LXF file

I've downloaded an LXF file from Which software do I need (for Windows and/or Linux) to get the building instructions based on the LXF file?

software instructions ldd  
asked by palacsint 9 votes
answered by jncraton 10 votes

Brick labels to be printed

I am new to the LEGO "business". But I am building up my inventory, getting close to 100.000 pieces now, and before shooting off, I want to have my "system" organized. That also includes print off ...

piece-information storage inventory  
asked by Bjorn Kaupang 8 votes
answered by Mr. Shiny and New 安宇 7 votes

What LEGO set do I have?

I gave my father a LEGO set to help with his dementia. He lost the box and directions. I don't know what the set is. It appears to be a car. There is a windshield and some wheels. It's mostly black ...

asked by Kimberly Hamad 12 votes
answered by Syberion 19 votes

How do I center a 2x2 plate on a 3x3 plate?

I want to be able to center a 2x2 plate in the middle of a 3x3 plate - specifically to put minifig on. Another option would be to center a 2x1 plate on a 3x1 plate.

asked by oconnor0 52 votes
answered by chicks 79 votes

What is the quality of LEGO replicas on Aliexpress?

Aliexpress sells a lot of LEGO replicas, has anyone here bought one? I am wanting to know how the quality compares to LEGO? Example products:

building sets quality  
asked by Dariusz Sikorski 18 votes
answered by Phil B. 19 votes
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