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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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 brick 46835 (two wheels clutched into each other)

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