Questions tagged [piece-information]

Questions asking for information about a known LEGO element/brick. Include the [Identification] tag for questions about unknown elements.

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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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Motorized speedboat from Technic Catamaran alternate model?

The alternate model for the 42105 Technic Catamaran set looks a lot like a remote-controlled speedboat. This set doesn't actually come with any motors, or even propellers, so obviously this model isn'...
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How do the various LEGO springs compare?

Recently I received set 42107 Ducati Panigale V4 R. I noticed that this set includes a new spring - part 65151c01 Technic, Shock Absorber 11L with Internal Spring, Dark Bluish Gray Shaft, and Light ...
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Is it possible to build a working 100% LEGO glider with the Technic Catamaran sails?

In the past I've tried to make working LEGO gliders but since all the LEGO sails were either too small or the wrong shape the only thing that ever kinda worked was using paper over Technic beams (in ...
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Ice Cream buckets

I'm trying to plan an ice cream shop. For the ice cream itself, I'm considering using the 1 x 1 buckets. Does a 1 x 1 round tile snap into one of those? If not, can someone recommend a way to do ...
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How does the LEGO Super Mario figure know which power up is attached?

The LEGO Super Mario theme includes an intelligent brick that interacts with various other elements present in the sets: There are several Power-up sets available that provide Mario with additional ...
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What is the purpose of the 8 tooth timing gear?

I recently ran across the 32060 Technic Gear Timing Wheel 8 Tooth element when sorting a mixed bag of parts. This element doesn't appear in many sets as a functional element. Here's one example from ...
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Trying to ID a piece, picture included. 1x4 pillar

Looking for the name of the highlighted piece. Any help is very appreciated!
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Can anyone identify these parts?

They're round and like a platform. On the bottom are three steel balls. When you place down or tap, the red LED lights blink. One has a skull and fire on its sides.
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Is this a LEGO part? It looks very similar to a technic axle connector 2x3 with ball socket

I recently bought a bag of random LEGO pieces which contained some non-LEGO pieces. This piece looks a lot like a Technic axle connector 2x3 with ball socket (32174 / 60176 / 93571 / 89652) but not ...
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Anyone know the name of this Star Wars brick

Can someone help me find the name of this Star Wars piece and what set it came in?
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Where is this piece from?

Does anyone know where is this tree from? I found it in my childhood (90s) box full of LEGO, but I'm pretty sure it is not actually LEGO.
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Help identifying a few small bar and clip pieces

There are a handful of parts I cannot identify and I would be super happy if anyone could help!
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Help identifying black slope piece with printed knobs, dials, and gauges

Can anyone please help with identifying the Design ID as well as the Element ID for this piece. It is a legitimate LEGO piece as can be seen by the name on the studs. However there is no information ...
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Monorail Switch Internals

I'm trying to figure out how monorail left and right switches work internally. Tearing one apart risks permanently damaging it so I was hoping to find schematics or images of someone else's teardown. ...
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Help identifying/finding the part number of this piece? (maybe some kind of jackhammer?)

I found this piece in a box of random Lego although I think it originally came from a set. It does have Lego written on the side but there is no part number. I thought it might be a jackhammer but I ...
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Help identifying Lego bricks from a picture for a Geocache

I'd like to recreate a Lego design I've seen for an ammo can Geocache - its a box that opens with a hinged lid. I've found the parts for the handles (CLAMP 1X2) and hinge pieces (PLATE 1X2 W/SHAFT Ø3) ...
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Help identifying this 1x1 2/3 brick (no studs)

I have been trying to identify this 1x1 2/3 (?) brick (looked in Studio, Bricklink parts list, sets, ...) and cannot, for the life of me, identify it. I have been able to find a picture of it and know ...
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In what set is this brick used?

In which set is this LEGO brick used? There is no number in it and it's original LEGO. The only number on it is "A 1".
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What are these pieces for?

I got these pieces from set 76119 "Batmobile Pursuit of Joker", but the instructions don't specify what the pieces are for. What is their purpose?
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How many unique Lego elements are there? [duplicate]

I’m looking for the number of “kinds” of pieces, not the aggregate number of all pieces produced. A breakout of Duplo, Technic and other “specialties” would be helpful as well.
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Suitable arched bricks for building a bridge

I'm working on a LEGO project with my son and we want to include a bridge. However, I cannot find individual arch pieces that would work for a bridge.
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Why was 4265 redesigned?

According to Bricklink, there are three versions of the part 4265: 4265a with teeth and tight-fit axle hole 4265b with teeth and loose axle hole 4265c without teeth and loose axle hole Looking at ...
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Lego Duplo Train Track Switcher washable? / Best way to clean them?

I've found some pretty old Lego Duplo train track parts, that I'm looking to sell on Ebay. As these are pretty old and caked with dust, I wanted to used my usual method I usually use to clean all ...
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What set do these pieces belong to?

Black pieces rotate, if it helps? Thanks
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Does anybody know the part number of this tile?

Does anybody know the part number of this tile? The size is 2x14. It has an unusual height. It's higher than 1 plate, lower than 2, so it's an exact 1/2 of a brick. See the given picture for the ...
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How is the neck of the green velociraptor 10757 connected?

I found a green velociraptor in a box on the curb, presumably from the "rescue truck" 10757 box. The head is detached from the body and there is no obvious way to attach it. I found a light sabre ...
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Actuator availability?

Is it true that there is no way to purchase any sort of Technic/PF/PU linear actuator directly from Lego at this time? The current giant Liebherr excavator seems to include #40918, a part which was ...
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What went in the orange cylinders from Mars Mission?

While sifting a bin of LEGO's that I received as a gift I found this strange orange cylinder: I was able to determine that it was part 58947pb01, the "Cylinder 9 x 4 x 2 Tapered with Flat Bottom, Pin ...
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Transparent Technic elements

I know these Technic liftarms come in clear transparent: https://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?P=32278#T=S&C=12 https://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?P=32009#T=S&...
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What is the meaning of the available color lists in Bricklink searches?

Recent AFOL; figuring out Bricklink. I'm trying to understand the color lists that are retrieved by searches in Bricklink. Using Bricklink, I searched for part 3068a (2x2 tile without Groove), and ...
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Colors common to multiple parts?

New AFOL here, learning the ropes of BrickLink searches. Can't see how to do this, yet: For which specific colors are all of the following parts available? 2 x 2 Brick (Part# 3003). 1 x 2 Plate ...
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Differences in varieties of 2x2 tile ( 3068 3068a 3068b )?

New AFOL here. I am interested in the differences between the three flavors of 2x2 tile: 3068 Tile 2 x 2 (Undetermined Version) 3068a Tile 2 x 2 without Groove 3068b Tile 2 x 2 with Groove Could ...
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What kind of LEGO are these?

Can somebody tell me what are these round heads and these strange cars? I bought these from a bazaar. The heads are round. There weren't any bodies, just heads. The cars are strange. Looks like from ...
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2x2x2 cube with smooth plate on bottom?

I have a follow-up to my previous question about building a 6x6x6 smooth-sided cube. Do these three pieces create a 2x2x2 cube, smooth on top and bottom, and all four sides, with the height exactly ...
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What do these numbers on the top of these mini linear actuators denote?

I'm building 42082 and there are 4 of these but 3 unique numbers in the tops. 20X8 on two 29X8 on one 35X8 on another I'm guessing they are serial numbers from machines that made them but I wondered ...
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Opposite brick of Brick, Modified 1 x 2 with Studs on 1 Side

I was wondering if there was an opposite brick to this one: Basically, I am looking for a 1 x 2 brick with two holes on the side where I could join the brick mentioned above.
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Can you identify this axle coupling?

Can you identify this piece. It can be used to join 2 axles together and I'd like to order more. I've also seen some without the cross shape inside which I think can join bars together. side view ...
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Can you identify these mountain pieces

top view side view profile view 2 x 2 bricks added for size reference
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Can you identify these snowy icicles for me?

Can someone identify the part number for the downard pointing icicles in this scene?: If I can get the little groups of 3 snowballs on the roof too, that would be great.
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Identify pieces for this Griffin

I'd like to make just the top part of this griffin Can you help me identify the eye, ears, beak and that weird curvy white part on top? I think I can find the rest.
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How to locate pneumatic leak

I have a simple pneumatic claw with a 2 pump compressor that I built somewhat recently. It worked fine for a while, producing up to 4 bars of pressure, but then the system wouldn't increase the ...
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Can you identify if this part is original?

Recently, I bought a LEGO part from Bricklink (Technic, Steering Arm with 4 Ball Joints with Black Wheel Hub (x872 / x873)). I'm not sure if it is an original part or not, because I don't see any ...
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Booty Bay from World of Warcraft [closed]

I would like to build a replica of Booty Bay from World of Warcraft. Here's some screenshots: To make the ramps angled correctly, I'm planning on using something like part # 44570: Can you help me ...
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How to obtain a missing part?

I'm building the 21320 LEGO Ideas Dinosaur Fossils set. Looks like there is a part missing. I only have one of the part in the attached image. How can I identify the part number and obtain it?
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Overview on how to use special Technic parts?

I just came out of my "Dark Age" inspired by my kids growing up and getting more and more out of Duplo and into Lego. I bought a mixed lot of Technic parts and man, there are a lot of new parts! So ...
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Will Duplo trains fit onto a regular 6 stud LEGO track?

There's a thread here establishing that regular LEGO trains arguably fit onto Duplo track, but have trouble with underbelly clearance. What about the opposite? Will a Duplo train fit onto six-stud ...

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