I have the following setup:

liftarm and module

How can I connect the liftarm to the stacked bricks? The holes have different distances, so I can't just use black pins. Any suggestions?


1 Answer 1


Put two plates between each layer of Technic bricks and the holes will align.

This technique was used commonly in studded Technic sets. Here's a page from the instructions for 8042 where you can see this used in several different places:

8042 page 58,59

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    Are there any pictures of this technique?
    – chicks
    Commented Jun 7, 2018 at 13:49
  • Is this suitable for a strong connection?
    – nikeee
    Commented Jun 8, 2018 at 23:00
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    @chicks Added an image for you
    – jncraton
    Commented Jun 11, 2018 at 17:18
  • This is one of the times I want to be able to upvote an edit. Thanks for the helpful picture.
    – chicks
    Commented Jun 11, 2018 at 17:25
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    @nikeee this ist one of the strongest connections used by TLC Commented Jun 12, 2018 at 7:54

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