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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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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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What is the quietest LEGO motor?

What is the quietest LEGO motor? I am trying to make a sort of LEGO dolly for filming videos, but the motors emit a lot of sound. I noticed the train motor is quieter than the other motors I have, but ...
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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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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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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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What is this 2x2 headless driver body part?

I found this Black 2x2 Piece which looks like a drivers torso, but I have no idea where it comes from. Only found this piece, Part# 30599, that looks kind of similar, but mine has no head... Any ...
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Need help identify a piece

It's some kind of tile with a bench shape.
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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 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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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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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 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’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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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 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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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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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 Bricklink pieces bought as "new"

I'm just preparing my first Bricklink order and I've got a simple question - Is there a reason to clean pieces bought on Bricklink which were sold as "new"?
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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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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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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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What are the structural difference between a minifig and a minifig on a keychain?

Are there any differences in the components or construction of keychain minifigs compared with regular minifigs from sets?
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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What is this element ID?

What is this element ID?? Could you please help?
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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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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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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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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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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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Why does the Duplo bathtub piece have an odd height?

I have recently come in touch with the Duplo bathtub piece. While it is mainly a bathtub whose bottom is shaped in such a way that it can be placed on Duplo studs, one of the piece's sides also ...
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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 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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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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What is inside the LEGO Powered Up M motor?

What is inside the M motor in the new Powered Up system? How is it different from the older Power Functions motor?
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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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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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