Questions tagged [minifigures]

The iconic LEGO® character. They have pose-able heads, arms, hands and legs. Many accessories are available including hair, hats, back-packs, tools and weapons

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Best way to match minifigs and tell what set they are from?

What is the best way to match minifig torsos, legs, heads? Is there a listing of all LEGO minifigures? I have a lot of minifigs with torsos and legs but have no idea which head goes with it. ...
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What are the part numbers for the original brick minifigures?

I was gifted two containers of assorted LEGO bricks that had some of these: Apparently these were only made for a few years before the minifigures we know now appeared in 1978. Does anybody know the ...
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Are These Minifig Helmet, Hair, and Stingray Accessories Official LEGO Parts?

I bought some minifigures on the internet, but these helmet, hair, and animal parts only have NUMBERS on them, but no LEGO logo. They feel like LEGO, but I'm not sure. Does anyone know a way?
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What minifigure is this?

Please help identify which minifigure this is. My son wants to know which set it has come from. Can someone help us?
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Is it possible to buy Lego Marvel Superheroes mini-figures separately?

I'm a fan of Marvel, and I find it pretty cool that LEGO is making sets and mini figures for Marvel. I personally wouldn't want to buy a whole set of blocks and characters, and I wouldn't want to buy ...
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Where can I find a LEGO collection of minifigure photos? [duplicate]

I am looking for a collection of LEGO minifig photos - something like this, but with each minifig pictured separately in a full-length portrait. I have not been able to find such a collection on the ...
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Why do some minifigs have grey hands and some yellow?

I have a lot of LEGO Sets and have noticed that some of them have yellow hands and some have a dark grey colour hands. Is this because some are of old design and some are of new design? Most old ones ...
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Need help identifying extra large Lego figure from 2003

I came across these LEGO figures at an estate sale and have had no luck trying to find out what they are called. They are much larger than a regular minifig but have a shaped foot plate to attach to ...
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How can I tell if minifigures are custom-made or LEGO Originals?

I see that on Amazon you can find a lot of minifigures but I can't tell if they are cheap knock-offs or not.
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Why don't DUPLO figures have yellow skin?

Normal LEGO minifigures have yellow skin in an attempt at being racially neutral. Why do (modern?) DUPLO figures use normal flesh tones instead of yellow skin? (Set 10895 aside, which has DUPLO ...
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How to restore minifig faces

Vintage minifig heads (from the 80s, 90s with the classic smiley) often lose their eyes and mouths after years of play. The paint wears off. How do you best restore the heads?
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When was the first official use of the term 'minifigure' or 'minifig'?

When did The LEGO Group first use the term minifigure? Have they been called that since their introduction in 1978? Similar to this question: Why are they called "minifigs"?
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What minifig configuration has been included in the most sets?

Which minifigure configuration has been included in the most sets? I'm looking for the color of the head, arms, hands, legs, pelvis, and torso as well as the facial expression and any headgear. Please ...
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How do I repair loose arm joints?

The arms on my LEGO minifigures are loose. How can I repair these to remain in place when I move the arm to the location I want it to stay in?
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Where are the cloth / fabric minifigure capes / cloaks in my set?

I purchased The Mines of Moria (Lego Lord of the Rings item 9473) directly from The Big Store in Legoland, Florida. When I opened it up at home, the capes / cloaks for Pippin and Boromir were missing....
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Why do many minifigures have printing on their neck pegs?

Why do many minifigures have printing on their neck pegs? For example: I also remember most (if not all) of the minifigures from the classic Space, Town, and Castle sets from the 1980s having ...
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Help to identify a unique minifig head

I have a minifig head that I can't find on the Brickset website or else where. Not sure where it came from but found it amongst a pile of odd bricks my kids had collected years ago. The head is ...
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Minifigures creator?

Does a website to create custom minifigs exist? For exemple, you choose your head (between all official LEGO releases), torso, legs, and hair, and then you can purchase it for the same price as you ...
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What kind of yellow is used for a typical minifigure?

I've done some research and found a basic LEGO basic colour pallet. I recognise the yellow used for yellow bricks (24, Bright Yellow, #fec400) but it doesn't seem to match the colour for minifigures ...
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Which was the first set / minifig with two faces to choose from?

Some of my minifigs (like Iron Man, and Bilbo Baggins, and Harry Potter) have two different faces to show different emotions (usually something happy and something unhappy or upset or angry). How long ...
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How to place minifigure legs into normal LDD bricks, like a 1x2 brick?

Let me clear up the confusion surrounding this question to the best of my abilities I'm currently in the final steps of finishing of a mech project I started some time back, finishing now at the ...
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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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How much are large retail LEGO Minifigures worth?

I have an extra large LEGO figure (approximately 19 inches/48 cm tall) that I wish to sell. This is an item which has only been available to retailers as part of merchandising the stores. Any ideas ...
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How much does a LEGO character weigh?

I am doing a science project and I need a 50g passenger for a car. I need to know how much a LEGO character weighs!
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Why does Jay from Ninjago have a scar?

Jay, one of the protagonists of the Ninjago series, has a scar on his face. I would like someone to let me know what this is about.
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When did LEGO Minifigure Leg mold designs change?

I am trying to identify the changeover dates for different minifigure leg molds. e.g. a figure from 1978 has no visible seams on the legs figures from the late 1980s have visible seams, but it might ...
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Angry birds arms

Is it possible to attach the Angry Birds arms to a regular minifigure, or is the attachment pin different?
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Is this a fake LEGO torso?

I recently purchased a new 52 Nightwing LEGO minifigure from Bricklink, to replace my damaged one, but I think it may be fake. I compared the two, and I found a few differences, which I have not seen ...
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What is the difference between the plastic used in mainstream minifigs and the plastic used to make the popular collectable series of minifigs?

What is the difference (if there even is a difference) between the plastic used in mainstream minifigs and the plastic used in the popular collectable minifig series? It seems to me that the ...
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How can I make a pigglet headed LEGO figure to be a sidekick for my Gadget Hero?

I have a LEGO superhero that I painted, and he needs a sidekick. The Sidekick is a boy who has the head of a pigglet! But how do I make a Pigglet head?!?
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Identify LEGO set with caped red minifigure

Hi just wondered if someone can help identify a set for us? The best clue I have is a red minifigure with a red cape, red full face helmet & black head (no face). I also have an orange square with ...
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How many degrees can you flex an arm of a lego minifig?

How flexible are the arms of Lego minifigs?
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Wonder Woman Hair Vs Angel Wings

Will this wonder woman hairpiece work with a transparent neck bracket , some clip plates, and white feathered wings ? I have the longer version and I've verified that they won't fit together, but I'm ...
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Restoring valuable minifigures

I recently purchased a lot of LEGO minifigures. Included in the lot was a first issue green goblin. The figure is in great condition aside from having a permanent marker line on the torso. Is there a ...
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I have a LEGO minifigure and I'm trying to determine the value of it

I have a minifigure and I am trying to determine it's value - I'd like to know whether it's worth holding on to it for longer, or if I would get a reasonable price for it now.
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Why are LEGO minifigures getting more and more expensive?

I am a big fan of LEGO and collecting for 30 years now. But while the "normal" sets seem to hold their price, LEGO minifigures are getting more and more expensive. I can remember, when in Germany one ...
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Verify authenticity of the Star Wars Snowtrooper minifig

I recently acquired a number of Lego Star Wars minifigures from an online seller who's looking to dispose his full collection. However, after I bought some of them and carefully inspected each part at ...
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Is there only one lego Rohan soldier? Why?

As far as I can tell, Lego has released only one set containing a regular rank-and-file Rohan soldier, that is Uruk-hai army. Is this correct? Why is it so?
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Technique for holding a horizontal minifig in place (swimmer)

I'm building a scene on an 8x8 base plate, ideally the depth of the base is 1 full brick high. The design is to have a swimmer minifig horizontal (i.e. swimming) but also at an angle to the base plate,...
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Minifigures - Series 20 The Knight

Is the knight in the new Minifigures Series 20 based on the character in the movie Monty Python and The Holy Grail? Here's what it looks like:
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What parts make up this mini-figure?

I need a little help in identifying the parts on this figure. Here is what I need help with: The Hat/plume The Torso The Cape (though it looks like it might be made of two capes instead of one). ...
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Any good Lego body decal templates or printing services

I was wondering could anybody point me in the direction of a good online service that prints minifig decals? I have no problem creating the designs etc but getting somewhere to print them is very hard....
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Can anyone identify these Batman minifigures?

Can anyone tell me something about these minifigures? Are they custom-made or perhaps fake? I could find nothing about them.
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Minifigure holding a cookie tray

I'd like to build a chef holding a flat tray to put cookies on. Is there a way to get a hand to clip to a large tile or something like that?
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How should I go about buying 10-20 generic minifigs?

Not a collector, just looking to fill out a few things with sort of generic minifigures. I don't care a ton about what they look like, or even if they're all unique. Just looking for a good variety of ...
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Is there a web resource available to browse LEGO Minifig head designs?

I am curious if there is a minifig browser or gallery that allows you to view and identify LEGO heads created over time? Ideally, this resource would also list the date the minifig head was first ...
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Selling sets on eBay - should I buy missing bricks and figures to complete a set?

I am preparing to sell my daughter's LEGO sets on eBay - Elves and Star Wars. We have completed the mammoth task of finding the pieces we have from each set, but some sets have missing pieces and ...
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Are LEGO cost-cutting with materials?

Is it just me, because I have noticed that with the recent LEGO bricks and mini figures they have many many more cracks. Especially on the sides of their torso. I have noticed that specific (newish) ...
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Can you identify this robotic minifigure?

I am trying to identify this minifigure. I thought it was related to Star Wars but I can not find it there. Can you help?
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Help identifying a black and white 1 x 1 LEGO part with clip on top

The numbers inside this brick are 01 B02. The brick is a 1 x 1 black plate with a white clip inserted into a hole. I have searched BrickLink with no success. I have also searched Google. Hoping ...