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Where to buy rare old LEGO sets?

Does anybody know a good place to buy rare old LEGO sets? I'm looking specifically for old "pneumatic" featured LEGO Technic sets.
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Selling completed and assembled models?

I'm am looking to sell completed models but do not want to disassemble them. Can someone point me in right direction?
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What is LEGO Xtra?

I've seen a number of small polybags in stores branded LEGO xtra. What are these?
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Looking for sets to use as components of a 1930s - 1940s European city

I'm planning to build a 1930s / 1940s European city (like Paris, London, Prague, ...). As buildings, I'm currently going for modulars that could pass for pre-1950 European buildings, possibly with ...
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Facebook ads for cheap LEGO : legit or scam?

Today, I spotted an ad on my Facebook feed for the website "winnerattop" Someone commented on Facebook that this website is a mirror of "childtocoll". According to scamadvisor, both domains are only ...
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What sets have been named in a punny way?

I heard speculation that set 40358 "Bean There, Donut That" is the only set that LEGO ever produced where the name of the set is also a joke. Is that true? Or are there other sets names that contain ...
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How many sealed bags are there in the LEGO set 4504 Millennium Falcon?

I'm not sure if this is the correct site for this question. I'm new to LEGO and just acquired an older LEGO Star War Set 4504 Millennium Falcon. The box was open and the sealed bags are not numbered. ...
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Which Lego set has had the most Easter Eggs?

With the release of the new Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle (set: 71043) has 6,020 pieces. I believe this a subtle reference (Easter egg) to the Lego set 6020, one of the first sets to ever have a ...
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Childhood lego car ID, 1980s early 90s

I'm looking to ID 2 sets I had as a kid, One was a rally car, it was white with a red base, the wheel centres were red. The driver I think was white upper, red or white lower and with a red helmet ...
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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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Set Identification: 2011 set, bag 3, #135149

Can anyone help identify which set this bag comes from?
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Are there any LEGO "MacGyvering kits" for the on-the-go LEGO fan?

I keep a small box of electronic parts in the car, for times when I get an idea I want to try out, or have a quick gizmo that I need to solve a problem. I also have a box of mechanical parts, like ...
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Is the LEGO Space theme discontinued?

I really liked Space when I was a kid. And now is the time when my friends have kids old enough to play, and I'm old enough to admit I like to play. But I can't see any space sets except realistic ...
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Why there are "unnecessary" bricks in 60080 LEGO City Space Port?

I previously asked about bricks in invisible places. Now I have second question. There are some bricks that are hardly visible, and in no way contribute to strength of a model. For example lime brick ...
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Is there any reason behind fancy bricks in invisible places?

In set 60080 there is a blue bick with pretty fancy shape. There are also hardly visible bricks in other places. Is there any reason? Why are these bricks used? Any official or semi-official ...
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I'm missing a few pieces in my XingBao set

I just finished the second floor of XingBao's 5052 piece Maritime Museum. And while I'm pretty impressed with the overall quality of the building, I thusfar am missing 4 parts. Is there a way I can ...
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Technic Firetruck 8289 with different wheels?

I am a bit confused with the Technic firetruck set 8289. The photo on its box: clearly shows it has the wheels 56145c02: however, according to this photo from BrickLink it has 6595c01: In the ...
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70915 Two-Face Double Demolition excavator gun won't load

I just finished putting together Two-Face Double Demolition and I went to load the gun on the excavator but part #6097090 six shooter trigger is too tall for the bullets to be loaded. Any idea how I ...
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What to do with a 25K pc collection?

I know there are a lot of questions on how to sell your set, however, my situation is a bit different. I'm not sure whether I should sell my set at all vs. keep it. I am currently spending a year in ...
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Lego identification help! Red torso, lightsaber handle, and grey pieces?

What does this build? Can anyone help me with the instructions link?
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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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Is there a tool that generates my parts database?

I have many LEGO sets (mostly Technic) and I would like to build a list of parts (including colours). Is there an online service that does that for me based on the set IDs?
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Late 1970s hospital and helicopter building brick set

I'm afraid I don't have a picture, but I am trying to identify a Christmas gift I fondly remember receiving as a child circa 1979. It was a 3-foot box of building bricks and the front picture showed ...
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What is the tiny-hand most-friendly sets to migrate from duplo to lego?

How do I migrate a kid who's taken an interest in lego (with a preference to minifigures) from their current duplo collection? I'm tempted to buy just mini-figures, but have seen some "mini" sets ...
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What were the most and least popular LEGO themes?

I know that Lego has a history of both popular (Lego city) and non-popular (Jack Stone) themes. However, is there any hard data that back up popularity? What were/are the most popular Lego themes/...
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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) ...
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Does Enlighten Brick mainly produce copies of old LEGO sets?

I have recently purchased the Enlighten Brick Black Pearl set. It seems to me though that the set is not an original, and is mainly a copy of a prior LEGO set (6285). Is it true? And does it apply to ...
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Step 160 on Carousel 10257, white hinges not connecting?

I'm struggling with step 160 where I use white "hinge" connectors to connect the carousel platform sections. It seems to create too much pressure and the platform breaks apart. Grateful for any tips.
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Is there a named scale for sets such as 75055 Imperial Star Destroyer or 75054 AT-AT

I am looking for the name of the scale that most Star Wars sets use, that isn't minifigure scale as it has been scaled down to an appropriate size but still has an interior for minifigures, such as ...
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What Technic set should I get for general Technic MOC?

I want to do some small machines in these books, But the sets recommended by the author are super expensive (set 8043 8053). LEGO Technic Sets I Recommend (December, 2010) Honestly, it is hard to ...
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Are there any army-related LEGO toys?

I don't recall ever seen a LEGO tank, a LEGO minifigure figure or any army-related LEGO sets. I know that there are LEGO toys that imply some level of action/fighting, from police sets, knights, ...
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Were there ever any smaller sets, marketed as being combined to create a large official set?

I recall a children's magazine running an article about how to take a few smaller sets to create a big space ship, but I am not sure if that was official. Did LEGO ever create some smaller sets, but ...
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What are the common uses of the roof pieces in the Sydney Opera House set?

The Sydney Opera House set comes with many curved white pieces to form the roof. I am concerned about whether buying this set will leave me with useless parts that cannot be easily applied to other ...
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Is it possible to repair LEGO box creases?

Has anyone tried ironing or flattening a creased lego box to diminish the appearance of the damage?
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What parts are in each bag for the Star Wars Death Star 75159?

I have two opened death stars. Some bags are unopened and others are mixed. I need a checklist of what comes in each bag. I would like to sell one and keep one.
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Are there LEGO sets unique to the UK/Europe?

I'm going on vacation to the UK and am looking to pick up some sets for 2 collectors (if they have them). It's a surprise gift so I don't want to ask them about it. I am wondering if there are sets ...
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Are there more instructions for LEGO Architecture Studio?

I have a LEGO Architecture Studio set of 1210 pieces. The set have a book about architecture and techniques but it have no instructions for, e.g. build a pyramid, building or others. So I want to know ...
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Are COGO and LEGO bricks compatible?

Is COGO compatible with LEGO sets, that is can I combine parts from both packages? My kid got a COGO set on his birthday recently, which we did not open because I think we can return and exchange (for ...
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Which are the most expensive LEGO sets?

Which is the most expensive LEGO set at sale price? And which one is the most expensive ever sold, even considering old ones at auction?
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Sets with the most zombies

My kids love LEGO or compatible brands sets with zombies (e.g. Monster Fighters from LEGO and Cityville Invasion from Kre-O). I was wondering which LEGO or compatible brand set has the most zombies ...
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What set do I have? 2 grey 6x6 circle plates, dark grey, dark red, and dark blue pieces

I found a bag of LEGO pieces without any instructions. I'm trying to find out what set I have.
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help identify a LEGO set from bags

Please can you help me identify from what LEGO set these parts bags came?
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How can I generate a list of missing parts for incomplete sets?

Does anybody know if there is a website where I can record my incomplete LEGO sets? That way I could generate a list of parts I would require in order to complete them. I currently use Brickset, ...
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Tips for getting enough bricks to make a MOC with unified style

In the past, I made MOC's out of my LEGO Star Wars sets. At this point in my life, I don't really want to take those apart for pieces and I'd much rather have them on display. Recently, I have been ...
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Which set does bag 9 being to?

We were recently gifted a lot of LEGO and have an unopened bag in among all the pieces. We are trying to identify what set it belongs with. Any one have any idea which set it might be?
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What set is this LEGO pack from? Grey pieces with 10x10 octagonal plates in grey and green?

I need to know what set this LEGO pack is from as my friend gave me his packets but without the box and manual and said he lost it.
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What's the name of the set including this piece? Red Technic and system pincer?

This piece is a pair of claws/tweezers the I don't know the name of, it's part of the set and might help.
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Where can I download the English LEGO Catalog for 2005 to 2014?

I tried Google and found a LEGO catalog that is mostly in German. May I know where can I download LEGO Catalog (English version) for the year 2005 to 2014, in PDF format?
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Need help identifying some sets

So I have a few LEGO sets that I bought at a garage sale. They didn't come with an instruction manual or anything but they are from 2011 and one of them has a white box that says 6049732 on it. Can ...
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How to find a set(s) contain most parts of my wanted parts list

I have a parts wanted list (in BrickLlink) and I want to buy a set contain most of my parts wanted list. Does there is a way to import a part list and find which set(s) contain most of them?