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 is the function of this device? What kit? Black remote with 5 buttons and 3 AAA batteries?

Some kind of IR device #s on cover 41305 #s on outside case 4252 LEDs appear to be IR transmitter and receiver. Red and white LEDs also seen.
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Do all Technic bushes (3713) have the LEGO label on them?

I have just found out that many of my Technic bushes (3713) do not have "LEGO" printed on them. Does this mean they are fake? I know that many parts were produced in several variations.
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What sets are these pieces from, rock platforms and walls with large cannons

I think I have a couple of sets I'm trying to put together for my son that were my brother's when he was young. Probably from around year 2010 or earlier. Looks like a black castle or dungeon. Also ...
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Which clone brand and set do these pieces belong to, rock platforms and castle walls?

Please help. What set is the rock platforms from and the other rock pieces? The castle walls too?
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Why are there scratches on new bricks?

When I assembled the new bought "Old Fishing Store, Item No: 21310-1" I noticed a very unusual imperfection of parts. On every one of the 43 tiles "1 x 8, reddish brown, Item No: 4162" I found ...
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Please help identify this Ausini piece

The one that looks like a rocket head or a projectile tip. I hoped there was a corresponding LEGO piece. There is no inventory on the instructions.
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Does someone know this tire's origin? What set contains this piece?

I bought a box of LEGO in a second-hand store for my niece and in it was 4 of these wheels. Can someone help me find it so I can build the rest?
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What pieces are prone to breaking?

I've had a few pieces break over the years, which was a real bummer as I was not expecting them to. What are some commonly used pieces that are prone to breaking? Pieces that should be handled ...
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Part Identification - bricks with posts

I have two unusual lego pieces that came from a collection of used legos that mostly seem to date from the 1970's that I am unable to identify using LDraw's ldfind app. What are these parts, and if ...
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What element is this a piece of, and how can I repair it?

Yesterday, as I was putting away some Lego, I saw the following obviously broken piece. I couldn't figure out what element this was a piece of, so I was all ready to ask it here, when I came across ...
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What is this weird and specific technical part?

I found this part among some parts I bought. It looks like it serves a specific purpose. What is it?
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When and why were pieces 3651 and 3652 discontinued?

Bricklink has piece 3651 as Axle and Pin Connector, while piece 3652 is Engine Piston Square 2x2. You could attach them to each other to form a piston. Service pack 5260, Connecting Rods and Stop ...
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What is this cylinder like part?

I found a pair of these among some parts I bought. It looks like some sort of cylinder, which could hold an axle for a piston. Is that correct, and how would I use it then?
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What can I do with this steering wheel?

I found this steering wheel + "dashboard" combination among some parts I bought. What is it, in what kind of models is it used, and can I do anything else with the "dashboard" (for lack of a better ...
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Large LEGO Minifig Styles

I'm pretty sure the LEGO figure on the right is the daughter from a 1977 set Nurse and Child. But what about this style of jumbo minifig on the left with arms and legs that bend? When was that from? ...
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Hidden Side Paranormal Intercept Bus, Ghost Video Game?

The Hidden Side Paranormal Intercept Bus makes several references to classic LEGO sets and video games, like Rock Raiders and Bionicle. I'm wondering about the game sticker featuring a ghost. It ...
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Connected flexible 2 x 2 white plates - what set?

I'm going through my old Lego collection and trying to identify the original sets they're from. The bulk of the Lego is from the 70s and 80s. I have a piece that is two white 2 x 2 plates joined ...
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Is there a listing of the Types of LEGO blocks?

What are the different specific "types" of LEGO blocks that have been manufactured? I am not talking about any of the action figures or themes. Is there some type of list, as to type, size, colors? ...
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Are these round black 1x1 pieces LEGO?

A friend encountered two pieces of plastic in a bulk lot of LEGO she bought and was wandering if they were actually LEGO, a clone/custom brand or something else entirely... She sent the following ...
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What part is this 2x2 curved slope?

This is the piece I'm looking for: I need the part number.
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What is this long spiked black piece with rubbery orange tip piece used for?

Missing instructions but it should stand out if you’ve ever seen it 😀
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EV3 touch sensor specs relevant for a brick-built MOC

I want to integrate the following EV3 touch sensors (45507) into a MOC: For aesthetic reasons, I want the MOC to be mainly built out of system bricks and plates, with only some internal stuff in ...
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Can anyone identify these two Lego parts? White ramp and yellow door

Bought a big bundle of parts recently, two of which I'm struggling to identify and load onto Rebrickable. Can anybody assist?
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What are some uses of part 93589?

I discovered that part 93589: Was used in the Creator set Extreme Engines (31072): This element strikes me as the sort of part-out-of-other-parts that was created to serve a single purpose: the ...
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Substitutions for vintage hinges

I've recently gotten back into LEGO and I'm trying to restore old space sets (late 80's era) by buying parts on Bricklink. I've noticed that some of the hinge pieces are extremely expensive (e.g. ...
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How many hours of travel does it take to wear out LEGO monorail tires?

I've seen some pretty impressive LEGO tire driven/cushioned monorail displays that put miles of wear on the track and the train cars that ride on it. I'm hoping a monorail expert can tell me (about) ...
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Mysterious Part ID help, clear blue disk with electronics inside

My kiddo has recently been given a random parts grab bag, and we’re unable to ID one particular item, of which he has three: anyone know this part?
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Any ideas how to separate these lobed gears and lightsaber pieces?

Any help please? I've got these two pieces stuck together and not sure what to try! I don't want to break the pieces...
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Black 2x4 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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Re-building sets - paid services?

My son has A LOT of LEGO sets, which have sadly broken down into many, many millions of pieces. Does anyone know of any paid services that might help re-build his sets. I know this sounds like it ...
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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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What is the name and part number of this round decorative gold part?

What is the name or part# of this round piece? Thanks.
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A Technic set from ~1997 with a long grey batter box

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 3-stud Wide Red Cabinet Frame Piece In Picture?

I would like to know the name and part number for the red frame piece in picture. The one that is holding the white cupboard door.
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Help identifying LEGO sets - Star Wars?

My toddler inherited a bunch of LEGO pieces 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 ...
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What is this old dark grey LEGO wedge piece with a grooved handle?

Here is an odd piece that I have found - any idea what it is? 2x2 plate is shown for scale.
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Is this red axel bushing an original Lego part?

Is this an original Lego part? Technic maybe?
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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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What’s this gold helmet piece and is it rare?

I don’t know what this piece is and where it’s from
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Which part number 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 set is this bag or black and violet pieces 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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How to fix cracked minifig arms?

I have a few minifigs with their arms cracked lengthwise, which is a big problem as the hands constantly fall off at the slightest touch (or even fall off of their own accord). Is there any way to fix ...
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Is this grey piece 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.
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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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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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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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Electric motors - what for beginning?

I just got my first Technic joblot and now I am thinking about adding motors. I already have some - cheap ones from Amazon. I attached 1 axle pin to such motor with glue gun, works well except one ...
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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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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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Detect distances over 255cm with EV3 ultrasonic sensor?

In my use case, I have to detect things about 3-4 meters. I don't need to be accurate, +-2 or 3cm is enough. The EV3-G and most other places have a max distance of 255cm, which I understand that it is ...

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