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Need total content in Aragog's Lair, set 75950 [duplicate]

Looking for info about Aragogs Lair, set #75950. I'm looking for the list of total parts for this set. I have 3 unopened bags with no numbers on them but they go to this playset - that's all I been ...
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What set is the best value for what you pay (lowest average cost per brick)? [closed]

Which Lego set is the best value for its cost? What I mean, is if you were to find the average cost per brick, which set would be the lowest? I feel like it would be something with lots of tiny pieces,...
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Do Dreamzzz sets include multiple builds?

I've seen the Dreamzzz sets, and I am curious if they generally include multiple builds per set. For example, here's a shot from the back of Dream Village (40657): Is this a different build than the ...
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Should the LEGO Batcave step 264 use 1x1 Technic bricks?

I've been building the Batcave – Shadow Box (76252): I have gotten to step 264 and it seems odd to me that the single back bricks have a hole in them as they seem to go in sideways in the picture ...
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Height of floral sets

I'm planning my decor. To that end, I need to the approximate height of a few sets: 10311 Orchid 10289 Bird of Paradise 10313 Wildflower Bouquet 10280 Flower Bouquet
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Print list of parts from various sets in compact format

So I've bought a few big box sets over the ages rambling starts (like just recently, a few 11016 because I could get them cheap, a couple of 11019 (I have an older Mindstorms kit which may or may not ...
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Purpose of the four rubber tires in The Globe set (21332)

I just finished building The Globe (set #21332), and I'm curious what the purpose of the four rubber tires on the interior of the model is (highlighted with red box): I had hoped that towards the end ...
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How does the play experience work in the City Missions sets?

I recently saw one of the LEGO City Missions sets: According to the box, these sets are "built with stories, not instructions". How does this work in practice?
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What will the size of finished set be?

How can you tell from information on the box or manual what the size of the finished set will be? I'm thinking of space needed to create and store, etc.
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Lego Creator - Ford Mustang 10265

I open the box I purchased - the box had been opened prior - no instruction manual nor stickers - not a big deal, but how do I know how many bags I'm supposed to have in the box. I watched video and ...
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Help with Lego Typewriter 21327 - can't get the carriage mechanism working

Two AFOLs here who are stuck on the Lego Typewriter build. We have built large and complex sets before, but this one has us stumped. We have now rebuilt Sections 5-7 twice, but we can't get the ...
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What are the small numbers on old LEGO instruction booklet covers for?

Along with the set number, my old LEGO instruction booklets have a larger number in a smaller font on them as well. What do these numbers represent? What are they for? Unit/serial number? This booklet ...
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I just finished the typewriter set and everything works fine but the type-bar is a little higher than it should be. Is there any way of fixing it [closed]

The typewriter works perfectly fine. The only problem is the typebar being a little higher than it should be.
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What set which involves building a dump truck has the most pieces?

I'm trying to recall a bricks set I used more than a decade ago which I remember needing an inordinate amount of pieces to build a dump truck or similar piece of construction equipment. I haven't been ...
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Alternative Colour for Halberds in Lava RoboRider 8510

I recently bought a second-hand lot of RoboRiders, and noticed Lava included two halberds in dark gray instead of black, as listed in the BrickLink inventory. Did this set ever include dark gray ...
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Keeping LEGO near heat source

I keep some of my opened built LEGO sets in the top of my book shelf, around two feet away is a fire place that is turned on during the winter time. Will keeping my LEGO sets here damage them in any ...
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Seeking inventory of Mega Bloks set 9815

I have Mega Bloks set 9815. My children have lost the booklet that came with this set. I am looking for either in PDF or in Jpeg images a copy of the booklet. I hope to restore this set replacing ...
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How does the LEGO Typewriter mechanism fit?

My wife is building the LEGO Typewriter set (21327). When she installs the gearbox mechanism at step 210, the whole thing jams when pressing the keys. I am trying to help her and have "unbuilt&...
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Motorized Excavator (8043) set alternatives

I'm on the search for a motorised excavator set and have the 8043 in mind. It is now retired and no longer available. Are there any alternative currently available sets? I have looked at a few options ...
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Is there any way of knowing how many bags came with a set?

I have just acquired 9474 Battle of Helm's deep and have some others where the box is open and I don't know if all the bags are in there. For example this set it looks like bag one has been opened, ...
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Seeking instructions to finish partially assembled custom Lego satellite (Orbital Science Corporation)

This week I found a partially assembled Lego satellite and I wanted to build it but I can't find the instructions to finish it. The satellite I'm 90% sure is a scale model from a satellite launched by ...
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Can I sell pre-built LEGO sets?

So I was interested if it would be legal to sell LEGO sets that were built by me. Most likely on some sort of website whether it be my own or one like eBay or craigslist. Specifically: Could I make a ...
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Which current wave (2018 onwards) Harry Potter set should I buy to make 12 Grimmauld Place?

I would really want LEGO to make an official model of 12 Grimmauld Place, the magical house in London used by the Order of the Phoenix. As this building is rather dim and uninteresting from the ...
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Which 2018-2020 sets are good for roof parts?

What 2018-2020 sets are best for roof parts, such as corner slopes, 2x2 slopes, 2x4 slopes, etc.?
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Comparing LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Toy Robot Building Kit - 31313

LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set is described briefly here EV3 Core Set LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Toy Robot Building Kit - 31313 is described here Robot Building Set As an adult who wants to ...
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Does the Mario Starter Course require a smart device?

I've seen that the Mario Starter Course (71360) requires a smart device to play: I'm trying to limit the amount of screen time that my child consumes, and I'm wondering exactly how required the smart ...
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Selling sets on eBay - should I buy missing bricks and figures to complete a set?

I am preparing to sell my daughter's LEGO sets on eBay - Elves and Star Wars. We have completed the mammoth task of finding the pieces we have from each set, but some sets have missing pieces and ...
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Pirates of Barracuda Bay 21322 — are there instructions to build it as a seaworthy ship directly?

Are there official or unofficial instructions to build the ship directly, skipping the island stage? I figured that maybe, just maybe some fans prepared them. The reason is that while it is great for ...
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Pirates of Barracuda Bay 21322 - Is there a way to get the ship pirating-worthy?

From what I have read, when you convert the island to a seaworthy ship, you are still left with the inn part, and no cannons on the ship. All the portholes are gone or converted to windows. Is there ...
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Lego filling boxes with random lego to meet law requirements

In some countries, there is a law that toy boxes need to filled with at least a fixed percentage of the total volume of the box. I know Lego addresses this by adding random Lego. At least, I've been ...
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What are these pieces for?

I got these pieces from set 76119 "Batmobile Pursuit of Joker", but the instructions don't specify what the pieces are for. What is their purpose?
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Can anyone identify this Lego set please?

I have these parts mixed in with other Lego Bricks, but no instructions. I would like to be able to download the instructions, but I don’t know the set number. Any help to identify the set is greatly ...
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Does each LEGO set include a unique piece?

If I had 100 lego sets would I be able to fully build a lego set that I didn't have? Or would it always be impossible due to each set having at least one unique piece? To further clarify, let's say I ...
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Where to use the dark gray 1x4 flat pieces in Lego Hidden Side Ghost Train Express 70424

I got two out of three pieces left of these after finished the building and I am now asking where they are supposed to be? The instructions can be viewed here if anyone cares to help and search. ...
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Realistic Lego car sets containing gearboxes and engines?

Lego Technic 853/956 Auto Chassis contains a car chassis, complete with a transmission gearbox. Other sets like Lego Technic 858/8858 Auto Engines contain parts to build working models of real-life ...
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Unsure what set this is

I have a LEGO set without box or instructions. Some information about it is that it has a brick that’s kind of odd. It’s clear but at the bottom it isn’t and it has some type of metal in it the bag ...
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Are there two versions of the set 6205?

I own the LEGO set 6205 and I noticed from another picture on Brickowl and Bricklink the wing design is different. Is there an alternate version or did someone who had the set mix up the pieces and ...
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Can anyone tell me which set this LEGO plane is from?

Im looking through my old LEGO sets and discovered this plane and I have no idea which set its from or the details. Could anyone help me out please?
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What is the total number of sets that LEGO has released?

I am wondering how many LEGO sets that LEGO has released in total in their 85+ years of business. To clarify I am only looking for sets that use plastic blocks like the ones we have today, not the ...
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LEGO Technic #42082 - Rough Terrain Crane: Loose Feet

LEGO Technic crane set #42082. Putting the feet on now, are they supposed to click in somehow? Also, my feet don’t seem to touch the ground. I’m worried I messed up somewhere a long time ago. Help ...
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Will the Duplo train track extension set 10872 work with Duplo train set 2700?

I am thinking about buying the Duplo train expansion set 10872 Train Bridge and Tracks for my niece, but her primary Duplo train set is actually a vintage 1983 2700 Freight Train set from her father's ...
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How to check completeness of a bought set?

Trying to solve problem for which I asked help in Looks like total number of parts and sum of them differs on bricklink I understood I did not have the skills to check contents of a set. I did Web ...
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All-purpose Technic set?

For LEGO Classic there are plenty of "build anything" kinds of sets, but is there something like that for Technic? Ideally, I'm imagining a box of the most useful 1000 or so Technic pieces, so that ...
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Instructions for the LEGO Star Wars Holiday X-Wing (4002019)?

The 2019 LEGO Employee Gift 4002019 is a holiday-style Star Wars X-Wing Fighter which is a pretty similar build to the current LEGO Star Wars X-Wing Fighter. Are the instructions for this set ...
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Does the LEGO Star Wars Holiday X-Wing (4002019) contain any unique pieces?

The 2019 LEGO Employee Gift 4002019 is a holiday-style Star Wars X-Wing Fighter. From what I can tell, this set is based on the current LEGO Star Wars X-Wing Fighter, with some different colored ...
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What was the first Christmas themed Lego set?

For as long as I can remember Lego has been making Special Christmas themed sets every year. Advent calendars, Winter village sets, Christmas trains, and on and on. What was the first Christmas themed ...
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What was or is the longest running Lego set?

What is the longest running Lego set, retired or still in production? I remember seeing set 7239 Fire Truck in the Lego catalog for years. That fire truck out lived three fire stations (7240, 7945, ...
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What Lego set has the most unique colours?

What Lego set, past or current has had the most unique colours (colors) regardless of piece count? I've found bricklink's color list but I have not found any way to filter sets biased on most colors....
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What LEGO set has the smallest box?

Similar to What Lego set has the biggest box? but probably more-challenging to answer, what LEGO set has the smallest box (either square or cubic dimensions work)? I'm talking actual sets with an ...
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What LEGO set has the biggest box?

I know the 2017 LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon is the biggest set in terms of piece count, but what is the biggest box a regular set ever came in? By regular set I mean produced for the mass ...
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