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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What are these parts? Building Tip: Traffic Light Lego Creator

This look like a sturdy well designed set of traffic lights by LEGO. The constructing video links are below. Unfortunately LEGO didn't provide the part details. I am no expert, can anyone help? On ...
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Why do Technic beams have an odd number of holes?

Why do LEGO Technic beams tend to have an odd numbers of holes? Is it for making it suitable for designing models? Or does the owner of The LEGO Group love either odd or even numbers?
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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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Does everything produced by The LEGO Group count as “LEGO pieces”?

I'm wondering if things like LEGO store plastic bags, LEGO boxes, instruction booklets, packaging etc., count as "LEGO pieces" if I incorporate them into a build for the purposes of posting as a ...
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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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Which Part is this?

Hello all, the base of the gun barrel, does anyone know which part is it?
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Minecraft microworld the nether set 21106

Can anyone tell me how many plastic pouches come in this set? My box has five plastic bags and two instruction books. And also one long orange piece separately. I'm trying to find out if I am missing ...
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What is the wall thickness of a lego brick? [duplicate]

Different sources show different thickness for the wall. I've seen everywhere from 1.0mm to 1.8mm. I need to know with a high degree of confidence since I'm making an aluminium lego piece of a school ...
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Pearl gold vs flat dark gold

I've ordered 4 "pearl gold" pieces of part 92690 on bricklink. Unfortunately, the seller had to adjust the order as he only had 3 such pieces, he proposed adding two more in "flat dark gold" in ...
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Buy new lego tires/tyres and treads

I'm part of a lego team making competitive bots, and noticed that newer tires have better traction than our tires which are 5 years old. Any ideas where I could buy new tires? I've tried lego.com's "...
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Where is the 15068 PLATE W. BOW 2X2X2/3 in LDD?

I can't seem to find this piece in ldd, and it's a very common piece. I'm using the extended version. where is it?
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Do LEGO part counts on boxes include spare parts, brick separators and instruction manuals?

I bought some LEGO sets recently and was wondering (for no reason), if the part numbers that are shown on the outside of LEGO boxes include (along with the number of parts needed to build the set): ...
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Is there a database of images of LEGO pieces without a background?

For a project I am working on, I need pictures of individual LEGO pieces, but with a transparent background. Does such a database exist?
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Scarcity of electric parts: motors etc

Having bought parts in bulk several times I came to realization that electric parts are scarce resource in Lego world. The cost of plastic parts comes at around 10% of original price but there are so ...
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Hi. I’d Like To Identify The Bricks In The Picture

I’d like to buy these bricks but I’m having trouble identifying some of them.
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Please help identify this Ausini piece

The one that looks like a rocket head or a projectile tip. Edit: "I hoped there was a corresponding Lego piece. No there is no inventory on the instructions."
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What is the largest single LEGO piece?

What is the largest single LEGO piece ever produced? This does not include LEGO affiliates like Duplo. Clarifications It must be a purchasable block. By largest, I mean largest by Volume/Weight of ...
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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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Is this a LEGO part?

I have this piece in our box of random LEGO. It doesn’t have any studs to connect to so wonder if it’s even a LEGO piece. Added a picture with other pieces for size perspective. (Sorry about that!) (...
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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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Is this LEGO an authentic original?

I found this LEGO piece in a second-hand LEGO stock. I have never seen a brick like this, and I can't even find the LEGO write on it. Is this LEGO brick original, maybe vintage or some kind of ...
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Where to find this green transparent brick?

Where can I find this lego brick? I have one but I want some more of them for a project.
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What is the smallest LEGO component?

When I purchase bulk LEGO bricks, one of the first things I do is to tip the whole lot into a mesh bag and give them a good soak in the bath (of course, I remove all the electrical bits etc. first). ...
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Why isn't the new LEGO CV joint available on Bricklink or Brickowl?

In the new 4x4 X-treme Off-Roader set 42099 there are 2 new, sturdier CV joint pieces that I would like to have. If I search for 42099 on Bricklink I don't see a list of pieces included in the set. I ...
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Was it once possible to put a 1x1 round into a minifig cup?

I remember being able to put a 1x1 round brick into the top of a minifig cup before my dark age (the period of time that a person stops building with Lego, up to the time they pick up the bricks again)...
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What set is this from?

My son got some LEGO bricks in a bag from ebay, but no instructions were included. The only info I have are numbers on the bag 135149 and 2011. It's a number 3 bag. Looks like "Friends" set, but not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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?