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 came first? Print or sticker?

Recently I learned that there seems to be no strategy in the LEGO design about when to use stickers and when to use prints in a given set. My question is what LEGO used first to decorate bricks: ...
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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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Any ideas how to seperate these 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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How to convert LEGO base plate to a DUPLO base plate? [duplicate]

How can I convert a regular LEGO base to a DUPLO base? I have a table that cannot be changed and it has built-in LEGO baseplates, but I need it to be 100% DUPLO compatible. Any LEGO to DUPLO baseplate ...
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What is this 2x4 brick with a 2x3 rounded plate with hole attached?

I found this LEGO brick and have no idea what it does, it’s name, or which set it is from. It is a 2x4 brick with a 2x3 base plate with a rounded end and a hole in it. Can anyone tell me about this ...
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Mysterious Part ID help

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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LEGO part counts on boxes without treads

I want to buy another LEGO Technic set therefore I'm trying to analyze the challenge to price ratio of different sets. I first thought that the part count may be somewhat proportional to challenge and ...
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What is the writing on this sticky note tile?

Is it a bullet-point list? Or some kind of poem? Or non-words? LEGO Tile 1 x 1 with Black Writing (Sticky Note / Post-It) with Groove (25389)
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Need help identifying set from 2011

Bag came with no instructions. Just these 103 pcs
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What is the function of Duplo part# 38507 RAIL ACCESSORY, NO. 4

Can someone explain to me what 38507: RAIL ACCESSORY, NO. 4 (#6225519) is for? I've got this in the new Duplo Train accessory #10882 and can't figure out what it does :S
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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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Was the LEGO flower petal redesigned?

I noticed part 24866 in one of our sets from TLG: This looks a bit different to me. Has this part been redesigned?
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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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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?
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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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What do the 'X' and 'K' codes mean for rubber bands?

I see that LEGO rubber bands/gaskets are often associated with a number preceded by an 'x,' such as 'x71' for the small/18 mm bands. A few bands also have a 'K' prefix, such as 'K4' for the large/30 ...
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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 aesthetical 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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What is this block used for? (Orange and Black)

Missing instructions but it should stand out if you’ve ever seen it 😀
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Can someone identify this brick?

I'm looking for a kind of brick, the brand or the model, which has this specifications: The top has studs. The bottom doesn't have tubes. However, the bottom has support walls in the middle. Here is ...
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Is there a drop-in replacement for 4275 + 4276 hinge?

Both parts are not in production since 2008. Hinges in my sets are in various conditions, some of them are way too loose to my liking. No ones fault, I was active kid who built a lot. But now it's ...
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Quality of Brick, Modified 1 x 1 with Headlight over time

I have a problem with my 4070 Brick, Modified 1 x 1 with Headlight . I packed my Lego and put in the basement at the end of previous century. Now I see my "headlight" bricks are broken at the bottom, ...
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Can you identify this piece of non-LEGO submarine from a sketch?

This is from a submarine set I bought on aliexpress. It's not LEGO but usually the pieces are the same. I'm missing this piece and cannot identify it. Can you guys help me?
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Lego magnet strength

Some questions about these magnets: https://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?P=73092 I'd like to know roughly how much weight two of those could lift or what force is needed to separate ...
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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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Trying to find piece ID on instructions w/ no ID

I've gotten online instructions and the above piece is required, but annoyingly the piece ID is not in the instructions and I can't find it on any lego websites. I just want to know what the piece ID ...
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Find out the set(s) a list of parts belongs to?

I have gotten some help here before regarding set identifications. I now need to find the set some parts belong to. I know how to find this per piece, but i need to search with a list instead. ...
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What is the Travis Brick?

This question uses the term "Travis Brick", but I've never heard it before. What is it, and where does the term come from?
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Are these 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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Need help identifying sets!

So...my son is 9 years old. Up until this year, he has been receiving Lego sets since he was about 6 but would rip them open, build the guys and then not finish the set. Now he is really unto them ...
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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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Obtaining LEGO blocks

In the olden days, it was possible to go to the hobby store and get a box of specific capability. Now adays, I basically see lego blocks sold as part of "action" sets. Question: Is it still ...
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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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Is it possible to determine the approximate age of these bricks only by seeing their injection points?

Is it possible to determine the approximate age of these bricks only by seeing their injection points?
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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 of the 43 tiles "1 x 8, reddish brown, Item No: 4162" I found scratches ...
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Why are these hinged plates slightly different colors?

Something I've noticed is that certain pieces appear to be slightly different colors for other pieces of the same color. In particular, hinged red pieces seem to be the most noticeably different, ...
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Colored balls detectable by EV3 color sensor

I'm looking for large balls in standard Lego colors that are detectable by the EV3 color scanner. So black, white, green, brown, yellow and blue and between 5 and 10 cm. I'm aware of the Duplo balls:...
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Classic 9V battery box current limiter?

Recently I disassembled a classic 4760c01 Electric 9V Battery Box Small Complete Assembly to see what was inside. Battery Box: Disassembled: In the switch component, we find what appears to be a ...
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Which clone brand and set do these pieces belong to?

Please help. What set is the rock platforms from and the other rock pieces? The castle walls too?
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What sets are these pieces from

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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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 is the function of this device? What kit?

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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Different surface roughness of tiles. Quality issue?

Recently, I filled a PAB cup in the nearest LEGO store. Among other parts, I also took a lot of light bluish grey 2x2 tiles. The following image shows some of these: However, reflected light reveals ...
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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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Do clear transparent pieces suffer from a yellow tinge over time?

Any idea if clear 1×1 round plates suffer from color differences? I recently got a bag of them and they appear to have a yellow tinge.
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Why is there a hole in the large surf board (6075)?

Why does the large surf board (part 6075) have a large hole in it? The hole is larger than a normal stud. An example of this part is found in red in Coast Guard Starter set (60163): Here's a closeup ...
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Do LEGO prototypes have production numbers on them?

Basically I've found a rare prototype piece for sale, one of the red Vader helmets, and I want to make sure it s real. The description says that it has no production number printed, which makes sense ...
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What is the name of the small pins that are used with small wheels / rims?

I see that there are at least three different types of axles that can be used with LEGO wheels. I can name the first two — Technic axle and Technic pin — but I cannot name the third, which is like a ...
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What set do these parts come from?

They are some of the most recognizable parts in a bag of a Lego set.
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I need help identifying pieces

These are only a small fraction of pieces that came in a large tote I purchased at a garage sale. I'd appreciate any help with identifying what they are and which set these go to.
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Uses for tracks in 9648

Has anyone used the Tank tracks (429139) from Lego education set 9648 for anything other than a tank? The tracks are fixed in size, and I've found the application rather limited (driver belt, track) ...