Questions tagged [connections]
For question regarding the the different ways pieces can be connected to each other.
Lego 88012 hub socket type
The LEGO Technic hub 88012 has 4 sockets. Can anyone tell me what the socket types are? I have tried to find out via LEGO Support and they directed me to this site. I have searched the internet and ...
Can one connect two technic pins end-to-end?
Who hasn't tried following some MOC instructions only to discover problems? This TIE Outlander build (free instructions) is neat but has several issues, the biggest of which are steps 44-46. The ...
In the Ferrari 42143 build at Stage 85 should the yellow assembly be loose?
I have gone beyond step 85 but the yellow assembly installed then is still loose, not connected to anything and can be pulled out. I want to make sure this is right as I do not want to go much further ...
Falcon Shield Attachment
If I want to attach the Falcon shield to a wall, what kind of attachment do I need? I suspect I need a horizontal clip but I'm not sure.
Searching for a part like 48989 but without the pins
I am searching for a part like LEGO 48989, but without the 4 pins. The manufacturer doesn't matter as long as the part is compatible with LEGO bricks. Also, a combination of parts is ok if it has the ...
What is the best way to connect SPIKE prime angular motor to a wheel
I was wondering if there is a difference in the amount of torque transferred to the wheels from a LEGO SPIKE prime angular motor (45603 LEGO Education SPIKE Prime Medium Angular Motor) depending on: ...
Plate perpendicular to bottom of square brick/plate: is this connection legal?
This is closely related to the question about jamming plates underneath 2x2 round bricks, (and indeed prompted by a comment there), with differences explained later. It is possible to attach a plate (...
Plate perpendicular to bottom of 2x2 round: is this connection legal?
I've played enough with 2x2 round plates and 1-stud-wide plates to know that it's possible to attach a plate underneath a 2x2 plate and perpendicular to it, like so: The same connection is possible ...
Bionicle Tooth: Legal Connection?
I’m finishing a MOC on stud.IO and have found that it doesn’t recognize a couple connections as legal. This happens on occasion with connections I know are legal, but I’m not sure about these two. ...
How can I connect a 4mm Stepper motor shaft to a technic gear?
How can I connect a 4mm or 6mm stepper motor D shaft to an old Technic gear? I would like to mount an old 8-tooth gear to a 4-6 mm diameter stepper motor shaft. Lego part: 3647: Stepper motor: ...
Connected EV3 bricks don't react (EV3 Classroom)
I have a big robot that needs four big motors to drive it and two small motors for other functions -> I need two bricks to communicate with each other because they need to use the same sensors. I ...
Is there a way to create a database of bricks that are connected in different sets
I'd like to build a database (for a machine learning project) of which parts are connected to which part for a large library of (official) Lego sets. Is any such database available or would it be ...
What does 18853 (Friends flower) connect to besides 37695 (Plant stem with 3 leaves) or 11609 (Friends accessories star)?
What does 18853 (Friends flower) connect to besides 37695 (Plant stem with 3 leaves) or 11609 (Friends accessories star)? Is there a good way to attach it to common plant stems (3741) like this one:
Can cherries connect to anything?
Can the Cherry Piece connect to anything such as a hollow 1x1 round plate or a 1x1 round brick?
In LEGO: How to build a revolving magazine rack for 2x3 tiles?
I've been trying for months to come up with a design or parts for a 4-sided spinning magazine rack, like the old wire-style you would see in book stores. I need it to be fairly stable so I can put in/...
How to connect fire to Lord Business' Coffee Mugs?
So, we have Lord Business' Evil Lair (70809-1), and we also have some two-tone flames from another set. How can the flames be attached to Lord Biz' coffee mugs (as seen in The LEGO Movie)? + The ...
Putting flipped plates together as close as possible
I have two plates that I would like to connect together and collapse with the studs facing out like in the image below. I need the two plates to sit as close together as possible. But I'd like them to ...
Horizontal connection between plates
If I only have minimum height available (one plate), how can I make a horizontal connection between two components? I need the connection to be easily disconnectable yet sturdy (like technic bricks ...
Combine Duplo feet with regular LEGO
I would like to place this Duplo pig directly on Lego bricks/pieces. I tried an intermediate Duplo 2x4 plate with Lego bricks underneath, but it doesn't look good. The problem is that Duplo feet ...
Harley Davidson chain belt running jolty
I am building the Harley Davidson Fat Boy from Creator Expert (10269) and when installing the chain belt that connects the engine gears to the rear wheel I noticed that it runs quite jolty, with the ...
Is connecting LEGO studs on Technic pins legal?
I see it in MOCs all the time, and I’ve seen studs connect on half pins in official sets, but what about full pins?
How can my daughter turn her horse into a unicorn?
Short of gluing the horn to the purple bow, which fits in the horse’s forehead, is there a LEGO piece that would enable her to connect the horn to the horse?
LEGO Enclosure Clasp
I'm working on refining my first MOC design for a LEGO dice tower with a landing area that can also be used as storage for dice and possibly some miscellaneous other table-top gaming "goodies". To ...
What part(s) can I use to connect technic liftarms with modules?
I have the following setup: 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?
Technic Pin/Travis Brick Legal Connection?
Is seating a Travis brick on a Technic pin a legal connection? TLG has used this construction at least once (M-Tron Particular Ionizer's "rotor"), but that was in the early 90s. Will this connection ...
How can I mount a Dino head to a wall?
I would like to mount the head of the Dino Triceratops, Item No: 30460, onto a brick/connector so it would be possible to fix it to a wall or over a door entrance. Any ideas on that?
Is there any way to connect “sideways” to an axle?
There are some pieces whose middle part is shaped like a Technic axle, but that have elements on both ends that make it impossible to insert them into a normal axle or Technic hole: This makes me ...