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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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Need help identify a piece

It's some kind of tile with a bench shape.
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Looking for sets with lots of printed parts or other special parts to use as components for my city

I'm thinking about building an early 20th century ('30s / '40s) European city, using both complete sets and parts of sets as resources I'm looking for pieces that add detail to this city, both ...
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What LEGO pieces have “real-world” functionality?

I have noticed that there are a few LEGO pieces that also function in the "real-world." For example, the 10830c01 Magnifying Glass can actually magnify. Another example is the 70001pb01 Compass, ...
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What material is the LEGO laptop made of?

What material is the LEGO laptop piece made of? It does not feel like their normal rubber and it certainty doesn't feel like ABS.
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Has LEGO Made A Minifigure-Scale Shopping Cart Piece?

For the current MOC I am working on, I am going to need a LEGO Minifigure-scale shopping cart. I thought I had seen one in an official set, but after searching Bricklink extensively, I am now not sure ...
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Which part# goes to these LEGO wedge pieces?

I'm trying to identify these two parts, plus the color on the greenish one.
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What’s this piece and is it rare

I don’t know what this piece is and where it’s from
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Half sized block

I know a standard block is 9.6mm tall and a plate is 1/3 of that at 3.2mm. I found several blocks that are 4.8mm tall or 1/2. What are they called? Are they still made and where can I get some?
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Why are different ID informations printed in the inside of the same sort of bricks?

While sorting old bricks I observed that the inscriptions printed inside show a different coding. As you can see the outside it is always a ordinary "1x2 tile with groove in good old Light Gray (item ...
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Please help identify this Ausini piece

The one at the bottom that looks like a rocket head or a projectile tip.
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Can the scabbard hold a castle sword

I wonder if the Dark Gray Minifigure, Weapon Sword, Shortsword part No: 3847a fits in the Minifigure, Utensil Scabbard with Shoulder Strap part No: 95348 Scabbard on bricklink Sword on bricklink
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Cleaning pieces with “new” status (Bricklink)

I'm just preparing my first bricklink order and I've got a simple questiong - do you clean pieces bought on bricklink which were sold as "new"?
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Is this an original Lego part?

Is this an original Lego part? Technic maybe?
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What is this old dark grey lego piece?

Here is an odd piece that I have found - any idea what it is? 2x2 plate is shown for scale.
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Parts for “Simple Machine” book by Isogawa-san?

I would like to make some models from The LEGO Technic Idea Book: Simple Machine by Yoshihito Isogawa. It seems the author is using parts of different "Technic" sets. Could you advise where can I ...
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Where is the structural difference between a minifig and a minifig on a keychain?

Where is the structural difference between a minifig and a minifig on a keychain? Can someone explain why this post is not meeting "their" quality standard?
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Help identifying LEGO sets - Star Wars?

My toddler inherited a bunch of legos that all seem to be Star Wars. I was able to determine about 1/2 of the bunch were 4 microfighter sets since some parts are unique. I am stuck identifying the ...
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How did this 1x4 plate look like before modifying?

As you can see someone modified this 1x4 plate. Can you tell me which brick this was originally?
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The Missing Handlebar

I've been trying to look for the handlebar piece but it doesn't show up. Can someone tell me why?
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What Is The Red Frame Piece In Picture?

I would like to know the name and part# for the red frame piece in picture. The one that is holding the white cupboard door. Thanks.
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A Technic set from ~1997

I had a Technic set when I was a teen, about 1997 (by looking at the wheels, see picture). From what I remember, it was a tank truck. In its tank it was carrying 3 C batteries. In the picture, you can ...
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What is the name/part# of this round part?

What is the name or part# of this round piece? Thanks.
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What can I do with all my brick separators? [duplicate]

Since LEGO has started adding a brick separator to each of their larger sets, I have more brick separators than I know what to do with. Due to inflation, they also aren't really worth anything to try ...
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Why did LEGO switch the direction of flag elements in 2008?

Having just gotten back into LEGO this year, I noticed that the flags in my new sets are mirrored from all the flags I used to have. On the left is a green flag from 4162 FreeStyle Multibox from 1995, ...
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Why is this piece notched?

It's nowhere as deep as the garage door notches they designed to let the doors slide up and down. How does the notch fit into the initial set that the part was first introduced and does this shallow ...
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What is this element ID?

What is this element ID?? Could you please help?
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What is this short blade with a hole at one end?

What is this element ID?? Can you please help?
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What's the Difference Between an Open Stud, and Solid Stud Brick?

What's the difference between an open stud brick, and solid stud brick? Should I watch out on which one I use? All help is appreciated, thanks.
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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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Identify these window panels ~4x3

These window panels came in a bulk buy and don't fit any of the accompanying windows. I would have dismissed them as not LEGO, except the greenness exactly matches other trans green elements. They are ...
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Black curved top piece of assembly

This piece does not have an identification number on it. It appears to be part of a larger assembly. At each side are two 'legs', neither of which have stud receptacles, so it doesn't hook on to studs....
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Why does the Duplo bathtub piece have an odd height?

I have recently come in touch with the Duplo bathtub piece. While it is mainly a bathtub whose bottom is shaped in such a way that it can be placed on Duplo studs, one of the piece's sides also ...
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What came first? Print or sticker?

Recently I learned that there seems to be no strategy in the LEGO design about when to use stickers and when to use prints in a given set. My question is what LEGO used first to decorate bricks: ...
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Smallest rubber wheel that can be turned by a technic axle

What the smallest rubber wheels that can be turned by a Technic axle? This is what I have so far Wheel Full Rubber Balloon with Axle hole #4288 Background: I'm building a GBC and I want to push the ...
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Any ideas how to seperate these pieces?

Any help please? I've got these two pieces stuck together and not sure what to try! I don't want to break the pieces...
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How to convert LEGO base plate to a DUPLO base plate? [duplicate]

How can I convert a regular LEGO base to a DUPLO base? I have a table that cannot be changed and it has built-in LEGO baseplates, but I need it to be 100% DUPLO compatible. Any LEGO to DUPLO baseplate ...
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What is this 2x4 brick with a 2x3 rounded plate with hole attached?

I found this LEGO brick and have no idea what it does, it’s name, or which set it is from. It is a 2x4 brick with a 2x3 base plate with a rounded end and a hole in it. Can anyone tell me about this ...
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Mysterious Part ID help

My kiddo has recently been given a random parts grab bag, and we’re unable to ID one particular item, of which he has three: anyone know this part?
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LEGO part counts on boxes without treads

I want to buy another LEGO Technic set therefore I'm trying to analyze the challenge to price ratio of different sets. I first thought that the part count may be somewhat proportional to challenge and ...
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What is the writing on this sticky note tile?

Is it a bullet-point list? Or some kind of poem? Or non-words? LEGO Tile 1 x 1 with Black Writing (Sticky Note / Post-It) with Groove (25389)
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Need help identifying set from 2011

Bag came with no instructions. Just these 103 pcs
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What is the function of Duplo part# 38507 RAIL ACCESSORY, NO. 4

Can someone explain to me what 38507: RAIL ACCESSORY, NO. 4 (#6225519) is for? I've got this in the new Duplo Train accessory #10882 and can't figure out what it does :S
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What are some uses of part 93589?

I discovered that part 93589: Was used in the Creator set Extreme Engines (31072): This element strikes me as the sort of part-out-of-other-parts that was created to serve a single purpose: the ...
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Power function LED Lights for 42077 Rally Car

Do I need to add anything else to the power function list for the 42077 Rally Car to add the LED lights?
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Was the LEGO flower petal redesigned?

I noticed part 24866 in one of our sets from TLG: This looks a bit different to me. Has this part been redesigned?
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Is there a difference in the part number for those pieces?

The bottom tube of one of the bricks is hollow and the other one isn't. How do I know which version was used when I want to rebuild a set with "original" pieces? Is there a part number difference? I ...
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Can anyone identify these two Lego parts?

Bought a big bundle of parts recently, two of which I'm struggling to identify and load onto Rebrickable. Can anybody assist?
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Where can I find this piece in LDD V4.3.11?

I am building a mech in LDD V4.3.11 and I need this piece for the head sculpt of the mech. I can't find it anywhere in the toolbox, with and without using the search box above. Where can I find this ...
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What do the 'X' and 'K' codes mean for rubber bands?

I see that LEGO rubber bands/gaskets are often associated with a number preceded by an 'x,' such as 'x71' for the small/18 mm bands. A few bands also have a 'K' prefix, such as 'K4' for the large/30 ...
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EV3 touch sensor specs relevant for a brick-built MOC

I want to integrate the following EV3 touch sensors (45507) into a MOC: For aesthetical reasons, I want the MOC to be mainly built out of system bricks and plates, with only some internal stuff in ...