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Companies who make bricks that are compatible with LEGO bricks.

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Which brand made clone bricks with "HL" on the studs?

This brand also copied some of the original lego sets such as 8418, 8150, and 8151(weirdly its colored in red rather than blue) I don't need you to identify what's this part is, i just wanna know the ...
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Which bricks are still protected by copyright / trademark / patent law?

In 2010, The European court of justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg validated a lower-court ruling, in favor of Canada's Mega Brands, that Lego's bricks can't be legally protected by trademark law because ...
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Identify brand of this non-LEGO 2x4 plate

I found this on my old desk and then I remembered that I used to buy fake LEGO sets with parts like this. Maybe someone knows what the name of the brand that produces parts like this (I don't know if ...
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Are either of these cars uncredited ripoffs from Rebrickable?

I'm no expert in searching Rebrickable, but turning up the minimum block count to over 3300 seriously cuts down on the number of matches. I've tried variations on the names and creative spelling, but ...
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inventory of Nifeliz sets

Is there any pre-made inventory that I can use to add the Nifeliz sets I bought to Rebrickable, as I do with the Lego branded sets? I'm very surprised that a search for Nifeliz finds no posts, as they ...
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Identify Mega Bloks part - 2x4 with holes and long bars at the end

Can anyone identify this Mega Bloks piece?
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Glue together already finished set? [duplicate]

I've read through other posts but haven't gotten the answer I'm looking for. My daughter purchased a mini brick model that was SO HARD to put together, and she dropped pieces that broke during ...
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What are the brick numbers of the bricks circled in this image?

What are the brick numbers of the ones circled in this image?
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Mega Bloks Set Identification with large pieces AM09249 and AM09250

Does anyone know which set these parts are from? I have two of them. Labeled AM09249 and AM09250.
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Help identify minifig Pharaoh-like headdress

Recently found this minifig headdress in a bag with mixed LEGO and analogs. Not sure if it belongs to LEGO, but quality is great and it perfectly fits minifigure head. The sets in bag was belong to ...
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Help Identifying Unique Brick - 3 long prongs or claws

Anyone know what this piece is from? Came with a bulk bin of Mega Bloks. Only mark is "AMO4987" on the bottom in one of the recesses, no Mega Bloks or Lego stamps. Mega Bloks/Lego nubs fit ...
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I got a vintage roof brick that is very nice but can’t find what it is?

I got these parts in a lot, but can’t find any history or brand or set on them?
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Is there a parts list for Light Stax pieces anywhere?

Light Stax is a clone product that focuses on electrically lit bricks. It basically works like the 1990s era Lego 9V connector plates - contacts embedded into studs and negative studs, so any Light ...
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Need Help identifying LEGO castles

would anyone be able to assist with identifying the following 2 LEGO castles? We’ve tried looking on the catalogues so far but no luck. If anyone can assist, I’d appreciate it :) thanks!
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Help identify 1x2 modified plate with both pin and axle holes

Trying to identify this piece to buy some extras. Can't find anything like it on Bricklink. It came in a MOC set, not official Lego. Any help greatly appreciated!
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Identify rarity of Pantone minifigure

I'm trying to find out if the item gifted to me is authentic and if it is by any chance rare so I can display it well to showcase it. I'm not sure if I have a Lego piece indeed.
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Seeking inventory of Mega Bloks set 9815

I have Mega Bloks set 9815. My children have lost the booklet that came with this set. I am looking for either in PDF or in Jpeg images a copy of the booklet. I hope to restore this set replacing ...
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Identify figure with barely any print left on its torso

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What are these vintage LEGO-like window pieces?

I have a bag of square white vintage LEGO-like windows but with grooves on 2 sides and square pegs on 2 sides. Has clear "window" pieces and these beam-like bars, the pegs seem to fit the ...
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Identify this partly-built clone brand plane

Someone offered my kid a big box of mixed LEGO parts. I tried to identify some sets and I managed to build 60139 and a monster truck from Technic. But now I'm stuck. I cannot find another set (and I ...
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Looking for LEGO parts in a different color

I was wondering if you could assist me in my search for clone-brand bricks Technic parts. I am in need of the following: Design Number Wanted Color Description Quantity 71685 Earth Blue Panel 2 x 3 ...
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Identify these vintage-looking clone-brand minifigs

I have been given them with a lot of blocks from years back. The blocks have higher plates than Lego, and the underneath looks like Loc Blocs / Brix Blox / Kawada… but searching these brands doesn’t ...
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Help identifying minifigs and pieces of sets - purple character with grey horns and red eyes, cyborg type skull, astronauts light up with moving knees

I've got some doozies I've tried identifying. Please see photos but basically a purple guy with horns and yellow teeth, a cyborg type skull (could be a combo), astronauts with moving knees and wearing ...
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Is there any legal LEGO compatible bricks?

I have found out that there are many so called LEGO compatible bricks. But are those bricks legal in the sense that they are not copy cat of original LEGO. If there are such bricks - what are they ?
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Who and where manufactured these “MIDO” bricks from the 80s?

I own a decent amount of these “MIDO” bricks, I thrifted them with a bunch of official Lego bricks from 1980s sets. I’ve done some research and found nothing on the brand. They are actually great ...
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Help identifying non Lego blocks

I'm in the UK. I've been given a box of old Lego bricks from when I was a child (80s). These were mixed in. I seem to recall they made a house perhaps? They are larger than Lego, smaller than Duplo (...
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What did I buy? non-Lego minifigures, in green

I bought this bag of figures today and have no clue what they are, or why I bought them for that matter. 12 "Men figurines", each individually wrapped. Appears that they are all different. ...
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Can anyone identify this Hasbro part? 2x2 circle with a ball on a short bar

Description: A 2x2 round tile with a ball sticking out in the middle of it, the ball being slightly smaller than a LEGO axle with ball. I’ve searched Bricklink extensively before, and the brick has ...
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Can you identify these minifigures - sports, military and aliens

These have no marking on them. Does anyone know who made these and what set these are from?
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Does anyone know these non-LEGO bricks? dimples in studs, no connectors on the bottom

We found this box of old (definitely) non-LEGO bricks in Czech Republic. Probably from the seventies or eighties? Does anyone know the manufacturer - brand or set (s) from which they can be? We ...
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Are these bricks with dimple on top of a stud LEGO?

These bricks came in a lot of LEGO bricks from the 1960's-1970's. I have looked on Google to check other manufacturers and I couldn't find a match to them.
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Which sets do these pieces belong to? Orange (non-Lego) and orange/black (Lego)

Which sets do these pieces belong to? Thanks!
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Can anyone identify these two makers marks (logos) on these "Clone" bricks?

This may seem a bit weird but over a number of years I've saved a small collection of random Lego bricks I've found among driftwood/debris along the Ohio River bank, after rises and falls of the river....
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Please help identify these bricks with holes between the rows of studs

Hi I came across these bricks. But I have no idea what they are. They are plastic as far as I can tell. I hope someone knows a bit more
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What is this rounded, textured piece with connections at right angles?

Can someone please help me to identify this LEGO brick? Here is another view:
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Mega Bloks identification

Does anyone know what sets these packs of mega bloks are from? These were mixed in with Lego that I brought.
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Identify a non-Lego Santa set

Yeah so basically I tried the usual sites, but even putting in “North Pole sign” came up with nothing except one kinda similar. I can’t find anything on this set. Please help.
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Reinforcing a pair of Bent Double 11.5 Liftarms under Rotational Tension

I purchased a clone MOC out of interest a few months back, this following set. Because it does use clone pieces, I knew there was a high chance of breakage and poor fit, especially in the tensegrity ...
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What Mega Bloks set is this? Purple-ish, roughly egg-shaped vehicle

I need the theme and set name please.
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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 ...
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What's this rod part?

Any ideas? I can't find a part number anywhere.
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Identify brand of these non-LEGO parts

I bought a bulk of bricks, some of them are not LEGO, but the quality is perfect - gloss, fit, plates have groove, transparent parts are clear. I would like to know which brand also produces such nice ...
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Does any one know a model or set number for my son's broken piece?

It's Mega Blocks, a small blue piece Spiderman retractable web where you push a button on the little block and the string recoils back inside the block. All I can get is it's Spiderman retractable web ...
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Identify these non-LEGO vintage building logs

I found these little brick logs. Mum said they were sticklebricks but they're definitely not! Does anyone know what they are?
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Will non-Lego remote controls work with Lego IR receivers?

I bought a KAZI model of a Chinese bullet train CRH400F a month back and want to use a remote control. I bought an IR receiver and remote control, but the other IR receiver is lost in the post. So I'm ...
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Need help identifying or locating pieces - 4-stud T-shaped plates

I'm trying to find plates to build a baseball mascot with my kids. I can't find the actual set anywhere (it's actually a FOCO BRXLZ brand set), so I am trying to piecemeal the set. I'm not concerned ...
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Help identify Mega Bloks pieces - giant blue hands, blue and white striped arms and feet, boards/snowshoes

I’ve been sorting through my 19 year old sons Lego and found a few Mega Bloks pieces I can’t identify. Any idea what set these blue and white pieces could be a part of?
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Are Chinese clone brands considered to be safe for children?

Is there some kind of official source regarding the safety of bricks made by brands other than LEGO®? I'm not talking about choking hazard or similar (these are obvious) but heavy metal (lead, ..) or ...
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Are these LEGO windows?

I have had these windows in my LEGO collection since the 80's and my mum bought them second hand. They look and feel like Lego but don't have the word LEGO stamped inside the hollow circles on top.
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What brand set do I have?

I'm trying to find the LEGO-like set I have so I can buy more and I want to make sure they are compatible. The box top says "max" and I have some of the instructions. You can build a castle, ...
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