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Should the LEGO Batcave step 264 use 1x1 Technic bricks?

I've been building the Batcave – Shadow Box (76252): I have gotten to step 264 and it seems odd to me that the single back bricks have a hole in them as they seem to go in sideways in the picture ...
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Can you identify these parts and assemblies?

I just spent a lovely afternoon going through a box of childhood (40+ years ago) identifying bricks, but ended with a half dozen I couldn't. Here is a picture: I know some are newer, but some are ...
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Is the LEGO train motor 88011 waterproof?

My son has been building a LEGO RC boat and has added the motor (part 88011) from this LEGO City Train Set to drive the turbines. He's pretty keen to try it out on water but I imagine the motor is ...
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How heavy is the LEGO Gold Brick?

In this article, it says: [The Gold Brick is] literally made from 14-karat gold As anyone who has held gold before knows, it is heavy. Therefore, what is the weight of this brick?
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Can somebody help me find out what set this bag belongs to?

I found a Little bag from a larger set at a yard sale, and im trying to find out what set it belongs to. It comes with a bunch of lime green pieces, some are also gray and red.
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What is this part? Grey, 3 studs long, with two pins and an axle hole [duplicate]

Grey Lego piece. Says LEGO inside piece, but no ID number. Thank you!
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What are these magnetic LEGO-like bricks?

Can anyone identify these? The tin they are in is dated around 1967 so bricks might be of a similar age. They are magnetic. Any help greatly appreciated.
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Can you identify these 2 retro bricks? A red piece with notch and steps, and a green circle

No idea about these parts. The green part is roughly 5x5, 6-01 code and old school Lego brand written on it. The red part has a notch and what kind of looks like internal steps. Thanks!
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Does the 10309 Succulents set contain only non-unique bricks?

First-time poster here: I write on innovation topics, have been Lego-infatuated for maybe 45 years now. My kid and I were assembling the 2022 succulents kit (#10309) and I noticed a piece that looked ...
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What is this brick with a round back and a stud on the side used for?

I haven't seen this part before. What is it? What is it used for?
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Extend/retract speed of linear actuators

I am trying to find out if the linear actuators (small, large and XL) have a fixed number of rotations on the bottom axle connector in order to extend them fully? I am guessing the small LA will take ...
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Are there any flat plates with beveled or sharp edges?

I'm currently making a functional minifigure-scaled escalator that ideally move like this. Progress has been made on both the stair slope and staircase design (both respectively pictured below), and ...
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Compatibility of sports ramps

Are these relatively recent "sport ramps": https://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?P=75538 compatible with these older "sport ramps" https://www.bricklink.com/v2/...
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Can anyone identify the set these plastic flags belong to? They are mixed in with several old castle sets

Flexible plastic material Two blue plastic flags (?) with “U” and Two red ones with Bulls.
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Anyone identify this gold piece mixed with some vintage Castle, Pirate, etc sets/minifigs? No LEGO imprint, but all other pieces are LEGO

Gold piece next to minifig for size comparison.Interior of part.[]
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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 studs on top with the same rectangular shapes top and bottom

With the number of top studs 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 ...
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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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