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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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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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