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Companies who make bricks that are compatible with LEGO bricks.

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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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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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Blue rounded 1x4 piece identification

There aren't any LEGO markings. Does anyone recognize the sticker? It's most likely from around 2013. I would like to know what set it is from.
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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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Need help identifying this non-Lego set - looks like a grey spaceship

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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non-LEGO Tank, Marine Corps - Can anyone identify set?

Can anyone identify this tank? I'm looking for instruction to this set. I also found a strange door.
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Help identify this non-LEGO set - curvy slopes and stickers

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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Custom extension cables for Light Stax?

Recently, I got the S-12012 Light Stax kit with 50 (!) light bricks. They are different from those described in this question, but they are much cheaper, colorful and with blinking/pulsating effects. ...
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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 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 kind of Lego-compatible figures are these?

Can anyone tell me about these Lego-compatible figures? They clearly aren't Lego brand, they don't look like Mega Blok figures or Tyco figures that I have seen (not that they couldn't be one of those ...
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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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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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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)...