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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Toa Terrain Crawler alternate build instructions

I was building the LEGO Bionicle Toa Terrain Crawler, (8927), when I saw at the back of the instructions a photo of an alternate helicopter-type build. Where can I find the instructions on how to ...
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Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 brick is not working

Recently, I tried to get my old NXT 2.0 brick fixed. Everything seemed to point to the clicking brick problem, but it turns out not to be the only thing, the brick was also getting hot. After ...
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Why do gray axles appear black and black axles appear white and black in this manual?

I've been looking through the parts of an old manual I have and I noticed the odd-length gray axles appear black and the even-length black axles appear white and black. Is this just an artifact of ...
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Advice on Power Functions for an 11-year-old?

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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Lego technic 42082 4 wheel steering issue

I have just completed the build and everything appears to work as it should except the 4 wheel steering. When you turn the small wheel on the rear of the crane only the rear wheels steer. The front ...
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Pirates of Barracuda Bay 21322 — are there instructions to build it as a seaworthy ship directly?

Are there official or unofficial instructions to build the ship directly, skipping the island stage? I figured that maybe, just maybe some fans prepared them. The reason is that while it is great for ...
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Looking for a site with custom instructions

I'm looking for a website that has some cool custom model instructions. I have a LEGO store near me and I'm able to buy pieces individually. I'm looking for more of a sci-fi ship kind of instructions.
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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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How were these building instructions from the 1970s produced?

Have a look at page 7 of the instructions for set 367, produced in the year 1975 (source: Peeron.com): How were these instructions produced? Were they hand-drawn or computer-generated? If the latter, ...
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Missing instructions

I have the set 6983 Ice Station Odyssey from when my husband was a kid. Anyone have instructions for it? They seem to have been misplaced. I couldn’t find any online anywhere so I thought I would ...
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Front driveshafts on landrover defender don't stay in place

The front driveshafts on my Land Rover Defender keep falling out, then the cogs fall out of the front differential. I have done them three times as per the manual, but every time I get the same result....
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Where to use the dark gray 1x4 flat pieces in Lego Hidden Side Ghost Train Express 70424

I got two out of three pieces left of these after finished the building and I am now asking where they are supposed to be? The instructions can be viewed here if anyone cares to help and search. ...
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Bugatti Chiron - loose connection to wheels

I’m currently building this set and I notice that the connection to the front wheels often falls out. This is the small red line between the wheel and ball joint. It depends on the angle. It is ...
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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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What is the maximum size of Lego instruction booklets?

I am preparing a shelf and, given that LEGO instruction booklets these days are often more like actual little books than the small booklets we had as children, a section of that shelf will be reserved ...
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Help! What set is this?

I have a lego bag only. I am trying to figure out what set the bag goes to. It's bag number 3 and has pieces that look like they go to a green vehicle of some sort. Possibly a truck?
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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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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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Where can I find instruction booklets?

Is there any place where scans or PDFs of instruction booklets can be downloaded?
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Can someone identify these Ninjago face mosaic sets?

I have 2 built 6x16 sets that appear to be Ninjago portraits. Each built on a Light Bluish Gray 6x16 plate with 1x1 colored bricks on top. I suspect they may be Toys R Us builds but i just can't find ...
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Instructions for the LEGO Star Wars Holiday X-Wing (4002019)?

The 2019 LEGO Employee Gift 4002019 is a holiday-style Star Wars X-Wing Fighter which is a pretty similar build to the current LEGO Star Wars X-Wing Fighter. Are the instructions for this set ...
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Looking for instructions for brick set #135149, silver robot head and black police vest?

I have part two and part three of the this set and I am pretty sure this set has to come from the "Lego Movie" series. The reason I say is because one of the bags has one or two of the secret police ...
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How to motorize Technic 42040 Fire Plane

Where can I find instructions on how to motorize the Technic Fire Plane. We have the kit 8293 which contains a motor, battery box, lights and switch, but we have no idea how to attach them. Will ...
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Toys R Us - Frankenstein (Oct 29, 2016)

Anyone have a copy of the instructions for the Toys 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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Can't find the LEGO set number for this item, black car with clear light blue canopy and front wheels?

What LEGO set number is this item? I just want to rebuild it after buy buying many boxes LEGO.
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Instructions for building this bird? Parrot from session at Legoland Windsor in 2013

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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Set 3368 Space Centre missing one 4211805

I've just bought a second hand 3368 Space Centre 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 ...
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Lego identification help! Red torso, lightsaber handle, and grey pieces?

What does this build? Can anyone help me with the instructions link?
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Can anyone identify these 1x1 round tapered 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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I need download instructions for this set, but I don’t know the number, light green and black pieces

I need to download instructions for this set, but I don’t know the set number.
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How do I create manuals in the same style as LEGO instruction manuals? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do any programs exist that allow you to build your own LEGO manuals? I want to create my own manuals, but I want them to look and feel like actual LEGO instruction manuals. So,...
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Issues with set 10234 book 3 pg 43

The white wing-like piece continues to pop off when placed. Has anyone figured out a fix for this or am I doing something wrong Instructions 3 & 4: src: http://lego.brickinstructions.com/10000/...
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Can anyone help identify the LEGO bags, lime, dark green, and dark grey?

I have 3 bags of LEGO. I need the instructions. Can anyone help?
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Re-building sets - paid services?

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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Is there a Ubuntu Linux LEGO instruction 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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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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Where do I get PDF instructions for LEGO builds that were only in software, like NXT as of 2019?

LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 (8547) stored almost all of its build instructions in the associated software. LEGO no longer supports the software for modern macOS versions. I can not find build instructions ...
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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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How to build a waterproof 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 Lego. Basically the tiles on a roof ...
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How do you make your own LEGO instructions? [duplicate]

As per the title, how can I make my own LEGO instructions?
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What is the point in having an instruction step with only one part?

While building Ninjago City we noticed a lot of steps that included only one part. The part is just sitting there. It doesn't get attached to anything. Whatever gets attached in the next step is ...
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Best way to store instruction manuals?

Currently I store LEGO set manuals and instructions in hanging file folders in a file box, grouped by set type. This makes it hard to dig through and find the one I need, and manuals tend to get ...
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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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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 ...