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Companies who make bricks that are compatible with LEGO bricks.

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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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Unknown Minifig Accessory (chrome silver/pearl gold)

I got a bunch of these in a bulk bin and cannot figure out what they are. It is possible they are not lego itself as I cannot find a lego logo on it anywhere. Anyone know what they are?
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Can anyone identify this octagonal dish piece for me?

It seems like this piece would be named "Octagonal Dish 2 x 2" but I can't seem to find it on any of the usual sites. Is this named something else or is it not a real LEGO element?
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Help identifying wedge tile piece

2 x 3 flat tile piece. Same size as 2 x 3 wedge plate but I cannot find anything listed with the smooth top. "P 9" marking on the back with "lego" stamp but no part id number.
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Can you identify this modified 1x1 plate?

Please can you identify this LEGO piece. I need to know what the name is from this piece.
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Where is this knock-off LEGO brick from?

These are some of the non-LEGO pieces I had in my LEGO collection when I was a child, and I was told they were old LEGO, but any site on the history of LEGO completely failed to show anything like ...
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Different brand, slightly bigger than Lego

I have a set of Technic bricks used by an academy for teaching robotics to children. They are not compatible with Lego (I think that the pitch is 9mm instead of the 8.6mm of the original Lego design). ...
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Quality of XSZ / KSZ sets on AliExpress

There's a LEGO-compatible brand called "Smartable" or KSZ (or XSZ, I can't tell) that appear on AliExpress. Do you know the quality of their parts?
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Question about a Lego Compatible brand with “B L” logo

My son has a small orange and grey space ship building set. It has two astronauts with it. The logo on the bricks shows the letters "B L" on them. We're trying to find instructions online so that he ...
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Is this antenna a LEGO piece?

I came across this piece while sorting: It appears to be similar to 2569, but it's clearly a different part. 2569 doesn't have the ridges and has a spherical tip rather than the cylindrical one on ...
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Looking for instructions to Mega Bloks “Blok Bots” 9356 set

I need instructions for Mega Bloks "Blok Bots" set 9356. Can't find it on https://support.megabrands.com/en-us/instructions
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Which set are these Mega Bloks pieces from?

Please help me identify which Mega Bloks set or sets these bricks are from. Any help is appreciated.
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Need help identifying this non-Lego set

This all came in a sealed pack. I can't seem to figure out which set it is - does anyone have any ideas? I'm sure there are more pieces to it.
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Do these bagged GUDI pieces make up a single set?

I purchased what I thought was some second-hand LEGO today. There was a single plastic bag with the words "Complete Set" written on it in sharpie marker. There were 6 sealed polybags inside, ...
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Are Nanoblocks compatible with other building bricks?

Recently I have found Nanoblocks, a Japanese brick toy, in American stores. How compatible are these with other building toys? They look to be approximately the same scale as Modulex.
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Identifying some hair, a green “gem”, and white minifigures accessory

I recently acquired a few pounds of LEGO with some off-brand building blocks mixed through it. I've got three mystery pieces that I haven't been able to find on Bricklink. I'm wondering if they are ...
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Is there anywhere that you can buy *custom* individual Lego-compatible bricks?

There are pieces I'd like to get, like "door rail" inside and outside corner plates, double-sided plates, 1x1 and corner masonry bricks, 1x1 panels (not a corner, more like Lego 4865), as ...
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Looking for instructions for Air Canada Mega Bloks polybag 99911/99912

When I was a child I received a Mega Bloks airplane set on an Air Canada flight. I still have most of the pieces but cannot find the instructions. The closest I can find is this eBay image of 99913 ...
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Are these bricks old LEGO/Duplo clones?

Can anyone identify these bricks, which I suspect are LEGO clones. They may be more than 30 years old. I bought them on ebay as Betta Bilda from LEGO/Duplo dealer. Some BB was included, but these are ...
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Piece identifying

There aren't any lego markings anyone recognize the sticker most likely from around 2013 would like to know what set it is from
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Help identify this non-LEGO set

I don't believe this is a LEGO set because there is no branding on the studs but hopefully someone recognizes the sticker and can tell me which set this is? I'm looking for the exact set as I was ...
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General guidelines to identify real LEGO pieces from fake or copy?

I see a lot of questions here about if a certain piece is really LEGO or not and this made me wonder if there is any guideline to follow to identify real LEGO piece from the duplicate or fake one? I ...
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Megabloks need help identifying what set

On the bottom it says mega bloks I tried finding any type of castle with it I don't see anything can anyone identify it please
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Have I got a mystery croissant lurking in my Lego collection?

I've loved every minute of a massive LEGO sort-out recently, but a mystery imposter lurked in there. My kids swear blind that we've had these two types of croissant for over seven years, but I don't ...
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Can you help me find this specific part (looks like a mudguard) anywhere?

I have 2 of these pieces and don’t know where they came from (already did some searches), but it looks similar to some mudguard pieces. I think the numbers on one piece say 0704 and 0401 and the ...
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Is this a LEGO part? It looks very similar to a technic axle connector 2x3 with ball socket

I recently bought a bag of random LEGO pieces which contained some non-LEGO pieces. This piece looks a lot like a Technic axle connector 2x3 with ball socket (32174 / 60176 / 93571 / 89652) but not ...
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Looking for a set based on random pieces with grey marble texture plastic

My son received three, gallon-sized, ziplock bags full of random LEGO's for Christmas. I've been scanning the interwebs for unique pieces in hopes of finding some of the kits and instructions for some ...
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Miniature Lepin box door stuck inside box itself

Yes, maybe the title may be confusing, but this image says it all: I got a Lepin city set not too long ago, and it included this box. I have no idea how this happened but during use the door ...
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What set does this Lego S.W.A.T van go to?

I found this in my wife's closet when I was trying to look for my dress shoes. I want to know if this is worth anything and what set this goes to. Sorry if it's dusty. There is also a little gun that ...
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What alternative LEGO-compatible toys are avaliable?

My kids love LEGO toys, but we find them expensive. Often, they get all the sets of a series, but keep asking for something similar. We have thus begun buying Mega Bloks and Kre-O, which include some ...
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Identify these windows/doors

I have these old windows. I am unsure if they are even official lego.
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Can't identify venom/spiderman minifigures

I can't identify these Venom/Spiderman minifigures and I have no idea what set they're from but they are probably about 6-7 years old. I'm not sure if those are the right bottoms for Venom, but I know ...
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What is inside BuWizz 2.0?

I'm interested in Buwizz PCB and components. Can someone share good photos of the Buwizz PCB (both sides)? It will be very cool to see Buwizz 2.0 but older versions will also be good.
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In what ways are LEGO and Megabloks incompatible?

I know that the basic bricks of LEGO and Megabloks fit together, but was wondering if other elements do too. Such as: Plates Rods (Ones Minifigures can hold, not Technic) Right angle (such as Erling)...
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Need help identifying helmet

I cannot identify this minifigure helmet I have. It looks like some sort of a biker helmet. This piece came in a bulk of parts, which are LEGO, however not entirely sure this is legit LEGO piece. It ...
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LEGO variant, or is it?

I'm in the early stages of sorting through a mothballed childhood collection of over 20,000 pieces mainly dating from about 1980 to 1992, some of which I will keep for my little boy to play within the ...
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What are the part numbers for these book-like items? [closed]

post of LEGO-like books from Aliexpress
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Please help me identity this part (Duplo size)

I got a lot of pre-owned blocks and there's a part I couldn't figure what it is for. There is no part number printed on it; I guess it is not produced by LEGO, probably just some clone brands instead. ...
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Can anyone identify this wheel-like part from the Kazi 10005 80cm WW2 German Railway Gun “Dora”?

Pictures below show a part from the Kazi 10005 80cm WW2 German Railway Gun "Dora". I've been looking on Bricklink for this part, but I can't seem to find it. Does anyone know if this actually exists ...
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Fiery hair/head

I thought I saw a head with flames on it. (Maybe it was a hair piece?). I looked for 'flame' and 'fire' on BrickLink but couldn't find it. Here's a custom minifigure that may be using the hair piece ...
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Where is an instruction sheet for Ausini set 25418 guitar?

I bought an Ausini brick set AUS-25418, which is a guitar, however as cheap as it was the price, it didn't have the building instructions, at least it looks like no piece bags or stickers are missing. ...
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Identify the set these LEGO elements are from

I have a LEGO set without any instructions: Which set could it be, how can it be assembled? Thanks you
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Identify this tire

Can anyone identify this tire in the photo below? Looking for brand & part number. It's black, rubber, narrow. Solid inside (no space for an inner tube). Slightly larger than 1" diameter. There ...
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Can you identify if this part is original?

Recently, I bought a LEGO part from Bricklink (Technic, Steering Arm with 4 Ball Joints with Black Wheel Hub (x872 / x873)). I'm not sure if it is an original part or not, because I don't see any ...
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Is this a real Technic cloak?

I found a cloak piece in some used LEGO I bought from a former LEGO employee. The cloak does not say LEGO on it, but it fits perfectly onto Technic figures with a satisfying pop and matches the ...
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Older compatible/clone brand with PB initials

I have quite a few bricks from a LEGO-compatible brand and would like to know more about the brand these are from. I have them since the very early 90s, if not earlier, so I would think they are a ...
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Looking for instructions for this Mega Bloks Dragon Ship

I don't know the model #, but it's probably from the early 2000's. Looks like this.
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Compatibility of maxi sized Mega Bloks

Maxi-size Mega Bloks are larger than Duplo. As far as I can tell they have two times the stud pitch and much larger studs: What, if any, compatibility is there between the maxi-sized Mega Bloks and ...
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I'm missing a few pieces in my XingBao set

I just finished the second floor of XingBao's 5052 piece Maritime Museum. And while I'm pretty impressed with the overall quality of the building, I thusfar am missing 4 parts. Is there a way I can ...
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What LEGO clone brand are these with 4-peg studs?

I think this was a present in the mid-late 80s. Very sophisticated building blocks for top-view apartment-room design. They also had furniture and appliances. Can anyone tell me the brand etc?