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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Minecraft The Nether 21106 microworld set bags?

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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Which part is this grey circular piece?

Hello all, the base of the gun barrel, does anyone know which part is it?
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What is the use of a single ultrasonic signal?

The EV3 ultrasonic sensor has an advanced mode that includes an option to use single or continuous sensing as described in the Help page: You can choose whether the sensor sends a single ultrasonic ...
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Where is the motor in the 42082 Rough Terrain Crane box supposed to be?

The Rough Terrain Crane set (42082) has an outer box with a lot of parts-bags and the 4 wheels in it. And there is an 2nd inner box with the manuals, the battery-holder and more parts-bags. I ...
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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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Why are LEGO slope bricks textured?

Why is the slope part of bricks textured instead of the usual flat & glossy edge? Are there any non-textured forms of these bricks?
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How to verify authenticity of smaller LEGO parts?

Can anyone help me identify the logo or mark on some smaller LEGO pieces? I have many 1*1*2/3 slope with no LEGO stamp but do have a (C) copyright symbol (full circle not just brackets) and a number ...
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What is the difference between these two Technic half bushings?

While randomly browsing some LEGO sites, I came across a weird (to me anyway) looking bushing. Its part 4265c. Below is one of the images describing it and the left one I recognize, but the right one ...
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What's the Difference Between an Open or Hollow Stud, and Solid Stud Brick?

What's the difference between an open stud brick, and solid stud brick? Should I watch out on which one I use?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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What is this short blade with a hole at one end?

What is this element ID?? Can you please help?
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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 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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Is there any way to connect “sideways” to an axle?

There are some pieces whose middle part is shaped like a Technic axle, but that have elements on both ends that make it impossible to insert them into a normal axle or Technic hole: This makes me ...
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What is this element ID?

What is this element ID?? Could you please help?
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What are the exact dimensions of a DUPLO brick?

The dimensions of LEGO brick are documented well, but what about DUPLO bricks? If have only found the general statements that DUPLO is twice as large as LEGO but no exact numbers. What about the ...

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