Questions tagged [piece-information]

For questions asking for information about a known LEGO element/brick. Please include the [part-identification] tag (or another appropriate tag) for questions about unknown elements.

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Recommendation on how to build a "brick presence detector"?

I want to build a model of a complex machine with Lego and Arduino or a Raspberry. The machine model also features several accessories that can be added or removed during operation of the machine ...
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Need help to identify a 1x6 support or wall piece

I have looked through pick a brick to find it. I even went searched up the specific set for it but still can't find it.
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When bricks with bottom holes were released? [duplicate]

I always try to build my sets with bricks from that era. The older ones and their release dates are pretty well known but what about that D variant in the picture with bottom pin holes ie. the modern ...
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What's inside a linear actuator?

The two linear actuators that I know, 61927c01 Linear Actuator and 92693c01 Linear Actuator Mini, have a built-in clutch (that makes a clicking sound when feeding the actuator torque when it's fully ...
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Looking for piece name with 3 small bars, adjoined to each other, and 2 larger circles on the side

I am looking for the name of a piece. I haven't seen this piece before, but it's a perfect match for micro scale Dutch bridges. It's a piece with 3 small bars, adjoined to each other. The bottom bar ...
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Help Identifying Bag of Black and Grey Lego pieces from set 11021 [duplicate]

My son got box of Classic Lego (set 11021) that came with extra unmarked bags of Lego pieces. Here is one of the bags, can you help identify which one this is? Thank you!
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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.
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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 ...
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What brand is this brick with a logo that looks like an elongated C and a square?

Can anyone tell me about this brick? There is no Lego logo on it. It looks well made and fits perfectly with real Lego bricks.
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Where is the LEGO logo on the Tartan Batman minifigure’s cowl piece?

I was examining the cowl piece to my latest Batman mini-figure (the Tartan Batman from that came with the Batman movie magazine by Egmont) and I noticed that I don’t seem to be able to find the spot ...
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What's inside the SPIKE Essential small angular motor?

I'm curious about this motor (68488): This motor looks very small. What is inside this motor? How does it compare to the other Powered Up motors?
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where on each brick does LEGO put the branding and what do the identification markings on the underside look like?

I was given a mix of bricks which included bricks that have branding on the studs (Lego) as well as some other blocks. I was able to remove the bricks without branding as well as non-Lego bricks; ...
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Is there a true ball/sphere LEGO piece (or pieces that together form a ball/sphere)?

I recently started experimenting with GBC machines build out of LEGO. Ball bearings are ideal as balls (have a lot of momentum due to their weight), but are also impacting on the LEGO bricks hard ...
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Which basic lego blocks exist with pins on top with the same rectangular shapes top and bottom

With the number of top pins for length and width, and heights given as 1/3, 2/3, 1 etc, What varieties are available? 1x1x1/3, 1x8x2/3, 2x2x1, for example. What's the maximum size, length and width of ...
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Alternative Colour for Halberds in Lava RoboRider 8510

I recently bought a second-hand lot of RoboRiders, and noticed Lava included two halberds in dark gray instead of black, as listed in the BrickLink inventory. Did this set ever include dark gray ...
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Are both a Mario and a Luigi required for 2-player mode?

The Luigi Starter Course advertises the ability to "team up for new adventures": Does this 2-player mode strictly require a second Luigi, or would a second Mario also work? What about 2 ...
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Identify this T-shaped part

Seems to be used for making differential gearboxes, cars, and GBCs.
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Attaching a laptop to a table

I want to give my minifigs a few laptops. Specifically, 62698 "minifigure utensil, laptop"s: I've seen laptops in sets and MOCs, but always either (a) closed, being held in a minifig hand ...
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What’s this brick called? Two studs long and has clips on one side

It’s two studs long and has two clips with horizontal openings on one side.
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Why are the modified 1x2 plates with tow ball (socket) only available in light- or dark bluish gray?

Both pieces 14418 and 22890 appear in quite a large number of sets, yet they are only available in light- or dark bluish grey. The reason I find this strange is that in many cases, they do NOT match ...
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What is the part name and use for this small piece shaped like a lever?

Looking for part name and use, stamped and has different numbers on each one I find. Small and shaped like a lever. Same size as antenna piece actually. I feel it is part of a larger piece similar to ...
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Blender has "weight" but not the part itself?

New to Blender, I downloaded it to look for some parts that aren't available on Studio. I saw one part, 54937, listed in Peeron and LIC. I also looked on LDraw. For my download, I found part 54937 in ...
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What is this right angled piece with clip and how can it be used?

What element is this? What can it be used for?
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What electronics are inside the SPIKE Prime angular motors?

Is there any information available about the internals of the SPIKE Prime and Robot Inventor angular motors? What Hall-Sensor is used by the SPIKE motors? To be more precise: I'd like to get ...
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What is inside the LEGO Powered Up L motor?

What's inside the Powered Up L motor (part bb0959c01)? How do its internals compare to the XL motor and the M motor?
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How to resolve Studio's "unavailable color" warning for EV3 motors and sensors?

I have recently switched to Studio from Lego Digital Designer for designing EV3 robots and other mechanisms. It's a great program, but the color palette is driving me crazy. I want to add Lego EV3 ...
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LEGO elements working with capacitive touchscreens?

Ultra Agent sets released in 2015 feature an interesting type of brick, which is called AppBrick (LEGO marketing name) or Brick, Modified 1 x 1 with Stud on Side and Conductive Element on Opposite ...
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Unknown Piece - Looks like a train car

I found this piece in a tub of Lego; it looks like a train car. There is a hinge piece in the middle that tilts 90 degrees. I've looked at BrickLink & Brick owl to no avail. Can anyone help me ...
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What bicycle is this? The handlebars and stand are at an unusual angle

I have this bike from the 80s/90s (4719, red). I wanted to buy another one, but I can’t find this specific version on BrickLink: The handle bar and stand are at an angle, so the bike can be leaned to ...
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Is there a piece that is a plate 4x4 with 1 center knob?

I can make something similar with a 2x2 with center knob and stone surrounding pieces, but I really want it in one single piece.
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Can I make a Complete Red Skeleton

So, it looks like, from searching on Bricklink, there are no red skeleton torsos - only arms and legs. Is that right?
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Can cherries connect to anything?

Can the Cherry Piece connect to anything such as a hollow 1x1 round plate or a 1x1 round brick?
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Most cost efficient length for pneumatic hoses?

As the title says, I would like to know what the most cost efficient length of pneumatic hose (including 99021s) is, assuming the average length of each piece is 12cm (4.7") and I can cut large ...
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Is this part real LEGO or a knockoff?

I bought a LEGO lot off craigslist a few days ago with some sets and some bulk parts. It included some parts that appeared to have been bought in bulk (maybe pick-a-brick?). It also had some random ...
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What is water displacement value for LEGO solid hulls?

I'm building a boat model out of LEGO and I need to decide which boat hull to use. I need the smallest that can carry 485g of load. Where can I get information about water displacement of unitary LEGO ...
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Trying to 3D print a birdhouse but need to identify plates

I found a birdhouse on Thingiverse (thing:1641240) I would like to print and build. It uses Lego plates for the floor and roof, but the problem is that the person that posted the design didn't include ...
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Does any one know a model or set number for my son's broken piece?

It's Mega Blocks, a small blue piece Spiderman retractable web where you push a button on the little block and the string recoils back inside the block. All I can get is it's Spiderman retractable web ...
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Identify these non-LEGO vintage building logs

I found these little brick logs. Mum said they were sticklebricks but they're definitely not! Does anyone know what they are?
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How does the 8365 Tuneable Racer work?

The set 8365 Tuneable Racer has tunability as its main feature, meaning the motor's parameters can be changed by adding, removing or swapping certain additional elements. However, these parts seem to ...
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Where can I get parts lists from sets by numbered bag?

I have a hodge podge of LEGO pieces that I am trying to organize into sets. I have most of the boxes so it hasn’t been too difficult, just time consuming. Anyway, I’m currently working on set 75093. ...
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Round 2x2 piece that goes underneath plate

I am trying to create a modular building with roofs. I saw this Youtube video and I would like to know what is the round 2x2 piece mentioned by the author. https://youtu.be/3oq3XPN8brQ?t=165 What is ...
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What set(s) is this piece from?

What set is this from, or what is the piece number?
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Is a brick with a smaller Lego logo real?

I recently bought a set from Bricklink, and noticed while building that a couple of pieces had a slightly different logo placement and size. The larger logo matched all my other bricks, but the ...
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What's the purpose of 46834 & 46835 pieces (two wheels clutched into each other)

There is this strange wheel-like piece consisting of two pieces snapping into each other and offering to insert both axles from both sides, as shown in the first image. What is the purpose of this ...
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Lego Prototype or Megablok?

I came across this brick while sorting some Lego I purchased. It's similar to an Electric, Light Bulb Cover (colored globe), but with three major differences. It is a bit wider, the lower lip is a bit ...
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What piece is this and what is its purpose?

I am very confused on what this is. The only numbers on it are 8-01 and I searched for this and nothing comes up.
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Connecting an axle to a stud on the ground for railings

I'm trying to build railing using axles and connectors and am not finding an easy way to get the axles that go to the ground to connect in a way that would be best for my design. Three options I've ...
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Part identification - 5 parts

Please could someone help me with identifying these parts. I could not find a part number on them. I've tried reverse image searching too - but having no luck. Once I have the part numbers I will work ...
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What did LEGO bricks look like in the past?

How did LEGO bricks look like in the olden days? Can you also show me the bottom of a LEGO brick from the olden days?
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What is the number of this small 1x1 part?

I tried to find the number of this small part. I need it to create the two towers of Notre Dame.

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