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Companies who make bricks that are compatible with LEGO bricks.

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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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Identify these windows/doors

I have these old windows. I am unsure if they are even official lego.
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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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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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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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What are the part numbers for these book-like items? [closed]

post of LEGO-like books from Aliexpress
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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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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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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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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. There were 6 sealed polybags inside, all with pieces ...
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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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Help identifying 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 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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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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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 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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Can someone help me identify this glitter dark-blue Mega Bloks part and possible sets it's in?

I need help identifying the following part please? It has AM 16956 4 printed on it, in addition to the Mega Bloks logo.
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MouldKing set 13132 - Original design, alternate build or cloned MOC?

It seems that Chinese clone brand Mould King will be producing a new set that looks a bit like LEGO's Disney Castle set (71040). It has two times as many parts, however, and unlike LEGO's Disney ...
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Looking for instructions to Mega Bloks “Blok Bots” sets

I need instructions for Mega Bloks "Blok Bots" set 9375. I have parts for another one, but I don't know which one. If I get instructions for 1 or 2 sets I'll be able to figure it out.
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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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Can you tell me where this Mega Bloks part is from?

I found this part and was wondering what set it's from, thanks!
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Is this grey piece a LEGO part?

I have this piece in our box of random LEGO. It doesn’t have any studs to connect to so wonder if it’s even a LEGO piece. Added a picture with other pieces for size perspective.
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2x2 plate with round section and rubber bristles?

Very strange piece with soft rubber bristles. Bought in a misc box from a garage sale for my son and daughter.
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I am looking for building instructions for the Megabloks Viking Ship 9604

I have parts of the Megabloks set 9604 Viking Ship but can not find the building instructions for it. The goal is to be able to complete this set.
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Are miniature blocks (like Wise Hawk or lno) legal to buy online in Europe (Hungary)?

I bought some Wise Hawk mini blocks (about 100 pieces) for me and my family in Hungary online from China. But the customs office has seized it, saying it is an unlicensed copy of LEGO and I committed ...
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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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How to best measure compatibility among Lego and clones?

A top complaint I see about clone brands is the quality: specifically the flimsiness of the plastic, premature discoloration, or poor fitting with either other bricks of the same brand or with Lego. I'...
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How to describe a building set which is like LEGO without using the “LEGO” word?

We are sellers of building toys like LEGO online. But their website does not allow using the word "LEGO" directly to describe the products. Are there any other words that could describe the building ...
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Legoings quality concerns

Can anyone tell me about the quality of Legoings? I'm considering a purchase from China. I can't seem to find any reviews on this clone brand. Thanks, John
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ID for Off-Brand 1x1 Round Plate, Stud on BOTH Sides (1 is Hollow)

I have a round 1x1 plate (from a blind by-the-pound secondhand sale) with a male stud on both sides of the plate, no female holes. One stud is hollow, the other is solid with a large "C" and a smaller ...
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Who produces these sets of Venetian gondolas, and is there more of it?

While staying in Venice, Italy, I came across a shopping window with what looked like a LEGO set of a gondola - except that the familiar white letters in the red top left square said "IDEA" rather ...
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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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Helmet with flip-down binoculars is not in any of the databases

The helmet has 10198 inside but I cannot find that on any of the usual part databases. Does anyone have any ideas?
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Please help identify this Ausini piece

The one that looks like a rocket head or a projectile tip. I hoped there was a corresponding LEGO piece. There is no inventory on the instructions.
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Is this black two-sided clip an original part made by LEGO?

Is this an original LEGO part? Maybe Technic? See the cup for size comparison.
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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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Modified 3x2 Plate with Rubber Bristle Bottom and snap-on cover? [duplicate]

I've had this odd little part laying around my desk for some time - does anyone know what it is? There's no Lego logo anywhere, and I've searched BrickLink somewhat comprehensively, so I'm guessing ...
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The controversy around clone brands

The origin of the self-locking building bricks Hilary Page was born in 1904 in Sanderstead, England. Along with several partners, Page decided to go into the toy business in 1932. In 1936, he began ...
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Looking for sets to use as components of a 1930s - 1940s European city

I'm planning to build a 1930s / 1940s European city (like Paris, London, Prague, ...). As buildings, I'm currently going for modulars that could pass for pre-1950 European buildings, possibly with ...
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2 Red LEGO compatible bricks

I'm not sure where I got these 2 pieces from, and I'm wondering what are they, and which brand they belong to. They are LEGO-compatible, but definitely not genuine LEGO. There are no identifying ...
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Grey Clone-Brand Brick With a Single Short Tube on the Bottom?

I've had this brick for a while, and I've long wondered what it is. It's a LEGO-compatible 2x4 brick, colored almost exactly the same as the old medium grey. There are no identifying marking, and the ...
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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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How To Sort Out 3rd Party Technic Clones From LEGO Originals?

I've recently bought bulk parts, and wish to sort out the official LEGO pieces from the inferior quality 3rd party clones. On bricks I can easily spot-out the clones, becasue they don't sport the "...
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Help Identifying Mega Bloks Parts

I've bought a storage unit, and truly have no idea what these Mega Bloks are a part of. There are two blue domes, two green domes, and a bunch of what looks like tracks/road pieces.
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What dark green and lime BIONICLE do I have?

If anybody could tell me what BIONICLE this is I’d greatly appreciate it, it’s driving me mad! 😡
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Can anyone identify what kind of block these hinged blocks are?

They all link together. I added a normal Lego brick to compare size. I have had no luck with Google.
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Where to find pictures of undersides of bricks? (possibly Lego clones about 25-30 yrs ago)

I am trying to identify which non-Lego bricks I might have played in the past. Don't recall the names but I can probably recognize them from photos if I see them again For example, I remember some ...