Questions tagged [instructions]

Instruction Manuals - use them once to build a model, or store them for future reference? Perhaps you want to create your own? However we can't really field individual manual requests

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Have any Lego sets been released with errors/mistakes in the build instructions? If not, why not?

I was thinking about the documentation process of a large set like the Death Star and it got me thinking; surely at some point Lego must've released a set of instructions that contained a mistake? ...
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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. Thanks
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Publishing instructions for MOC based on Lego Technic set

Are there any copyright issues in the case of creating a MOC based on a Lego Technic set, and then publishing my own instruction and/or video for it? Regards, Pavel
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70728/2 Ninjago piece too short?

My son is putting together the 70728 set and the grey tall pieces in book two at step 8 seem to be too short, they leave a gap. By about a mm. Has anyone else had this experience?
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Identifying Vintage LEGO Instructions

I bought a box of old LEGO from the charity shop and the instruction booklet is missing the front page so, I’m struggling to find out information on it and how old it is! Can anyone help?!
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Can you help me identify this set? (Emergency vehicles maybe?)

Bags are numbered 1-3. It looks like it maybe is some sort of emergency vehicle set? Bag 3 looks like a fire truck and bag 1 maybe a police car? Thank you!
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How can I make Custom Instructions for my MOC?

I'm a huge AFOL and recently have quit my job in order to take my part time job of selling Lego to the next level. However, there's a new venture I'm having difficulty with and I would greatly ...
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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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How to build a roof out of LEGO blocks?

How would Lego blocks be tiled to provide a water proof roof against the rain? The lattes or internal support structure of the roof doesn't have to be also made of Legos. Basically the tiles on a ...
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What is average weight of booklets (instructions) in %?

As far as I understand weight of sets is noted on bricklink and other places includes all. I did not see how to list set's items along with weight in table on bricklink to check for that. Am I correct ...
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Submodel does not show properly in LPub3D

I am new to digital LEGO models and building instructions with LPub3D. In order to find my way around submodels I have created this very simple dummy ldraw model: 0 FILE new model.ldr 0 Name: new ...
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How to include submodel into main model in LeoCAD?

In LeoCAD I can create multiple submodels. But how do I merge them or integrate one into the other? The release notes suggest that this is possible, but I can't seem to find out or find resources ...
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Is there a Ubuntu LEGO manual creator?

Is there a good LEGO instructions manual creator for Ubuntu? I can't seem to find one. Also, are there any online ones?
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I have bags 2 and 3 of the LEGO group 2011 but no instructions, can anyone identify these?

I have bags 2 and 3 with the number 135149 on them but didn’t get instructions (found them at goodwill). They have red, brown and green, some gray and black bricks, with guns, a cowboy, an Indian, a ...
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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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Official instructions for 2018 LEGO employee Christmas gift 4002018?

The 2018 LEGO employee-exclusive Christmas gift 4002018 has been revealed to the masses from various sources, by the people who have received them. I could probably reverse engineer most of the set ...
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Need advice re Power Functions

My 11-year old son wants to add power to his creations but neither of us know quite how to start this new adventure. He doesn't have any Technic or Mindstorms sets. Looking through sets online, it ...
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My Lego Technic 42082 wheel stuck and can't move [closed]

After I finished my 1st manual book, I found out that my crane wheel can't move. May I know which part that I did incorrectly?
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LEGO Master Builder Academy instructions

My kids picked up a few LEGO sets from the Master Builder Academy series recently that do not come with instructions in the packaging. According to the support team at LEGO.com this series was ...
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Is this non-disassemblable LEGO instruction step real?

I've seen this image shared a few times around the internet as an example of a LEGO instruction step that assembles pieces in such a way that they cannot be disassembled (at-least not without some ...
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What are these numbers for this element name?

I have a part inventory for a set and it has some axles with numbers next to them. This is not a technic set, but I imagine the numbers are the same as in this question - LEGO Technic part Numbers ...
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How to Decipher Lego Building Instructions Filenames?

On the official site for downloading lego instructions, the filenames are often quite cryptic, and many sets have as many as six different files you can download and sometimes it's hard to tell which ...
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Is there a site with the (previous) monthly LEGO Store mini-build instructions?

We have been going to the LEGO Store off & on for the monthly mini-build, but haven't been able to make it there for quite a few. I've been searching the web for the instructions for the builds we ...
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Re-building sets - can you help?

My son has A LOT of LEGO sets, which have sadly broken down into many, many millions of pieces. Does anyone know of any paid services that might help re-build his sets. I know this sounds like it ...
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Can anyone help identify the LEGO bags?

I have 3 bags of LEGO. I need the instructions. Can anyone help?
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How to cross reference a part to all instruction guide pages

Built my new Millenium Falcon and took it into the office before someone managed to knock it off my desk and onto the floor. It blew up. Having managed to rebuild it, there are a few pieces left over ...
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What is the largest jump in LEGO instructions?

What is the largest gap in LEGO instructions in terms of build time needed to complete a step? For example, Skyline (5526) includes this step: That is quite a leap between steps 14 and 15. I'm ...
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Instructions for LEGO bag 135149

Can someone please help me find the instructions for LEGO bag 135149? The bag says 2011 and has a propeller-type brick and a white helmet? Any clues what this is?
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Determine assembly steps from LXF file

I’d like to build a MOC of a Technic vehicle that was posted online using the provided LXF file of the completed model. I was able to open the LXF file with both Bricksmith and Stud.io, but, as far ...
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Do any programs exist that allow you to build your own LEGO manuals?

What I'm looking for is a program or website/webapp that allows "virtual" building of a LEGO model, step-by-step, and allows you to save these single steps to get a complete building plan in the end. ...
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Where can I find instruction booklets?

Is there any place where scans or PDFs of instruction booklets can be downloaded?
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How are the LEGO instruction manuals made?

I wish to know how the LEGO instruction manuals are made. What is the process currently used?
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I need download instructions for this set, but I don’t know the number

I need to download instructions for this set, but I don’t know the set number.
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Can anyone identify these pieces?

Can anyone identify these pieces? Source: http://bsg.deckdesigns.de/minis/raptor/raptor.htm Source: http://www.moc-pages.com/moc.php/26424
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Lego identification help!

What does this build? Can anyone help me with the instructions link?
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LDD Seems to be missing a piece

So I'm trying to make an alternate version of the UCS Tie Fighter. I'm following the official instructions downloaded from the LEGO site, and I've come in to a problem. This piece, seen here (ID: ...
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Are there more instructions for LEGO Architecture Studio?

I have a LEGO Architecture Studio set of 1210 pieces. The set have a book about architecture and techniques but it have no instructions for, e.g. build a pyramid, building or others. So I want to know ...
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Set 3368 missing one 4211805

I've just bought a second hand 3368 and I think there is a mistake in the instructions. According to the inventory there should only be one 4211805 in the pack but the step looks like it requires ...
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Are there any additional robo center downloads for the nxt-g software?

It would be nice if there were additional entries under the animals, vehicles, machines and humanoid tabs. Supposedly there was some official LEGO web component to the software which appears to be ...
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Instructions for building this bird?

I built this bird at Legoland Windsor in 2013. It was in an instructor-led session where a Lego expert showed us some SNOT techniques and we all made the same model. I've had the model on my shelf at ...
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Can't find the LEGO set number for this item

What LEGO set number is this item? I just want to rebuild it after buy buying many boxes LEGO.
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LEGO bag with no instructions or box

It's bag #2 and the only # I can find is 135149 and a date of 2011. There are 2 mini bags inside the large bag. It has some very long grey pieces and 2 blue wall looking pieces. Thank you for your ...
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How to build bridge using 4.5/12v train rails from 1969 Lego brochure

I am interested in building a bridge for my layout and stumbled upon this forum post in which user 'Istokg' posted a picture of a train bridge made from the blue rails used in the pre-1980s train sets....
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Mindstorms EV3 3D building instructions no longer working in Chrome

Lego Mindstorms EV3 building instructions in 3D (so that one can rotate the model around and stuff) are available. This used to work fine on my machine in Google Chrome. However, I can no longer get ...
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How do I make instructions from my .ldr/.lxf files on OSX?

I'm on OSX and I've got a bunch of models made in Lego Digital Designer. They look awesome! Now I want to make instructions. Q: how do I get from my .ldr files to images or PDF? I'll take ...
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Looking for instruction manual for brick set #1845 (20th Anniversary Jackpot)

I've done a ton of searching and am unable to find the instructions for lego set #1845 (20th Anniversary Jackpot). I found a ton of sites that list out all of the parts, but none of them seem to have ...
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Toy's R Us - Frankenstein (Oct 29, 2016)

Anyone have a copy of the instructions for the Toy's R Us - Frankenstein figure that they gave away on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016? I attempted to visit the store but the line was wrapped and they ran out....
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8258 Headlight assemblies

Anyone else having a problem with with headlight assemblies on 8258 crane truck? I can't seem to fit them in due to interference from fog light bar. Thanks
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Where can I obtain the software called “Instructor”?

The instructions on JK Brickworks state (boldface mine): Publishing was done using Instructor version 1.6 However, if I search the Internet, the only pertinent results are the aforementioned ...
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Bag 2, 2011 set, ID 135149

Can anyone identify this bag? It has in it what looks like the grill of a truck, or skis! Blue jacket, fearful face, gray round piece. Mainly black blue and white. 2011 printed on bag.