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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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Pin Connector 62462 vs 75535

I wonder what is the purpose of the slot in the 62462 pin connector? What can it be used for, beside from help with part separation? Part 62462 (2005-present) is newer than 75535 (1995-2008), but the ...
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Need help identifying these 7 lego pieces!

I need help identifying these 7 pieces. Please assist! What I tried so far is logically trying to figure out their categories, but unfortunately I couldn't find them, or there were hundreds/thousands ...
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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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Metal Spring for LEGO MOC Simple Suspension

What is the most appropriate dimension (e.g. 20mm x 3.33mm, 5N/mm) of the metal spring for this LEGO MOC Simple Suspension so that it will not cause damage to the LEGO part surrounding it?
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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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Need help identify a piece

It's some kind of tile with a bench shape.
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Is there a 2x12 size Lego Brick?

I am designing a rather large Lego structure and I could swear that I have used 2x12 bricks (not plates) in purchased sets. I know there is a 2x12 plate in existence but don't see any bricks online ...
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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 are the dimensions of a LEGO brick?

What are the real world dimensions of bricks? (starting with 1x1 brick) Plates? Studs? Does LEGO think of this in metric or imperial units or something else?
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How much does the NXT brick weigh?

I am working on a project that involves LEGO Mindstorms bricks but for some tasks I want to know the weight of the NXT brick, so I would be pleased if anyone can help me.
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How can I distinguish floating versus sinking LEGO pieces?

My kids enjoy playing with their LEGOs in the pool, and we cannot always predict which ones will float and which one will sink. It appears to me that most pieces do float in the pool, but some, for ...
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Personal part collection on the web (Bricklink or alternative)

I started using Brinklink a few months ago and although I really like it the interface is terrible. I am looking for a specific feature but don't know if it's unsupported or just I cannot find it. ...
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What is inside the “weight element” brick?

I own a few bricks that contain a weight inside of them. 52g according to Lego. What exactly is inside of these bricks that makes them heavy?
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How much does a LEGO brick weigh?

I am trying to do a science project and I need the exact weight of one of the LEGO pieces. I am using it as a counter balance on my scale. What is the weight of a 1x4 LEGO brick?
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What is the biggest base plate available?

I'm looking for as large a base plate as possible. Below is a 48x48 stud base, it's the largest I've seen. Are larger plates available? Either the thin type (as pictured) or the regular plate ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Where is this piece in LDD?

I'm looking for a certain piece for building my set in LDD. I've already looked through the extend theme, but I can't find it. If anyone knows where to find it, it would be super cool.
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Can someone please identify this round dome part for us?

We're trying to identify the middle part in this picture. We would appreciate any help we can get.
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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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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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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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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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Averaged out, as of 2016, how many shapes has Lego introduced per year since brick 1?

Averaged out since Lego first began selling addictive bricks, and discounting the structural redesign of existing bricks (Like the 2x4. Tubes were added, but it was still a 2x4) how many shaped ...
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Groove dimension of 4216 or 88393?

What is the dimension of the groove of LEGO part #4216 or #88393?
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Where can I find icons for LEGO bricks?

I'm looking for a set of icons - maybe as SVG or something like that - for available bricks to use to label sorting boxes (non-commercial use) Are the official brick icons used e.g. in build ...
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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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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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Middle Size LEGO Bricks [duplicate]

Can you settle an argument? I can only find 2 sizes of bricks, Duplo and Classic. My friend swears there is a middle size of Bricks. Help us settle this or we may come to blows.
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LEGO bricks getting brittle, easily breaking. Insight needed

I was disassembling my LEGO set 7674. It is not new but certainly not old. It was built once. Was kept in a sealed box. No direct sunlight. In fact no light at all. Perfect storage conditions. Room ...
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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?