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Building techniques for designing a LEGO City Street scene?

As the question suggests... I'm trying to build a city street in "midiscale" similar to that of Hong Kong, but I have no idea on where to even begin with something like this. This project is being ...
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Can't identify venom/spiderman minifigures

I can't identify these Venom/Spiderman minifigures and I have no idea what set they're from but it is over 6-7 years old. I'm not sure if those are the right bottoms for the Venom, but I know that the ...
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How to best measure compatibility among Lego and clones?

A top complaint I see about clone brands is the quality: specifically the flimsiness of the plastic, premature discoloration, or poor fitting with either other bricks of the same brand or with Lego. I'...
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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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Identify which set these parts are from

Help identify if these parts belong to a set.It was donated to us and it would be great if we could use instructionsto build
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Help to identify Lego set [duplicate]

I received a Lego donation. Maybe someone can help to identify if these legos are part of a set? I would love to use instructions to build what ever it is.
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changing ev3p file back into an ev3 project file

how do I change an ev3p file into an ev3 project file. Everytime that I click on the ev3p file to open it, it turns up as text in notepad.
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How do the 61927 actuators work in MK II crane set (42009)?

I don't own a 42009 set (MK II crane). But I have modelled it in LDCad in order to understand how the set works. There is something I don't understand related to the actuators - as I don't have two ...
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How do I run the Lego Technic V6 engine using a Lego electric motor?

I am not into Lego, don't know anything about it, so I will try to be as specific as possible. My goal is to spin the Lego Technic V6 engine (preferably at some realistic RPM's like thousands). ...
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Can the Powered Up Remote (latest train version) pair with the Boost Move Hub?

I've got the latest Powered Up remote, I was hoping it would pair with the Move Hub instead of using the Boost App. At the moment it doesn't want to pair.
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Sorting uncertainty - are these LEGO?

I bought a bulk box of LEGO and about 10% were mega blocks. I am unsure of these pieces. They seem to match in color
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How to build an arch that is angled out of Lego?

I am currently working on a MOC for the USS Orville and I am trying to figure out the engines. I have gone through a couple of iterations on my current version, but it always buckles under its own ...
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Rare Lego Mursten box. Where can I sell it and what would I ask?

Found this box in a rural vintage shop in northern Sweden. I’ve come to understand these were among the first boxes of Lego sold, for the Scandinavian market. This particular one seems to be for the ...
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Can video files created using the LEGO Movie Maker app be accessed directly?

I recently created a video with my son using the LEGO Movie Maker app. I couldn't find a way to export the raw video files out of the app. Is this possible?
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Please help me identify this yellow part with four arms and an axle hole

This is part of a set (that's in a bag of partially built pieces) that I'm trying to identify. This seems like a unique part, and if I can identify the part, then maybe I can cross-reference it to the ...
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What ist this black 2x2 drivers torso? part without head, where/which set is it from? FOUND IT

FOUND IT its LegoBrick, Modified 2 x 2 Racer Driver No Head Item No: x351 how can i delete the Post? I found this Black 2x2 Piece which looks like a drivers torso but have no idea where it comes ...
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Does Powered Up provide a rechargable battery box?

The older Power Functions electrical system includes the option to purchase a lithium ion rechargeable battery box. Is something like this available for the newer Powered Up system?
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create/edit subvi's in ev3- g (labview) developer mode

How can i create/edit subVIs in the ev3-g developer mode? I can open ev3-g blocks in the "LabVIEW" mode and Display subVI Details, but not edit or create subVIs itself. Any idea how to do this?
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LEGO 42095 wheels going opposite directions

My son just finished the 42095 Remote-Controlled Stunt Racer and the two wheels go in opposite directions. Have checked and rebuilt and still can’t get it running in the same direction. Can anyone ...
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Are the different LEGO Xtra play mats designed to be used together?

It appears that the LEGO Xtra play mats come in three different varieties: It is clear that these are physically compatible, but are these intended to be used together, or are the three locales ...
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How to debug gears in the Bucket Wheel Excavator?

My 8 year old is just finishing the Bucket Wheel Excavator. He turned the motor on and there is a significant clicking noise. It looks as though the top gear noted in the picture gets stuck. Not sure ...
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How are the Star Wars Action Battle effects implemented?

I've seen the recent Action Battle sets in the Star Wars theme. Here's one example: How do these sets work? Are there special elements unique to these sets that implement the cannons and breaking ...
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Why don't DUPLO figures have yellow skin?

Normal LEGO minifigures have yellow skin in an attempt at being racially neutral. Why do (modern?) DUPLO figures use normal flesh tones instead of yellow skin? (Set 10895 aside, which has DUPLO ...
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city miniature for IoT (sensors etc.)

I was looking for a way to build a mini city (scale around 1/35) in a way that would be rather realistic. The objective is to present it on a 1.5m x 1.5m table, where we would simulate some sensors ...
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What is this grey LEGO light and sound element with neon green attachments?

I consider my self to be somewhat of a LEGO collector, and have amassed quite a collection over the years. Recently, while looking through a few of my boxes I found this thing: I got this years ago ...
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What is up with Jack Stone's legs?

A recent question regarding identifying a Jack Stone minifigure included this surprising picture of the back of the minifig. I was totally amazed by this because I had never seen a minifig with a ...
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Bionicle identification

I bought this series of 4 lovely small monsters/gods at a garage sale. Body, arms, legs and hands are made of Technic studless. Help me to identify: if they are part of an official set of The LEGO ...
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What is this minifig/minidoll (?)

Found this minifig or minidoll. What is it and where is it from? Tried asking the people in the store, they didn't know, and I couldn't find much by searching since I don't even know what type of ...
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What is the purpose of the discontinuity in the DUPLO train bridge rack?

DUPLO bridge elements include racks to allow the powered trains to be able to make the climb. An example of this is element 35138: I noticed that the gear rack on this element is not continuous at ...
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How to describe a building set which is like LEGO without using the “LEGO” word?

We are sellers of building toys like LEGO online. But their website does not allow using the word "LEGO" directly to describe the products. Are there any other words that could describe the building ...
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Legoings quality concerns

Can anyone tell me about the quality of Legoings? I'm considering a purchase from China. I can't seem to find any reviews on this clone brand. Thanks, John
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Help identify these sets/bricks

Some of these are sets and some are bricks. Sorry if the quality is bad, I can't get any other pictures. Please note: 3 and 4 seems to be from the same build, although I cannot fully verify that. ...
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Is there a way to convert stud.io files into LDD files?

Is there a way to download stud.io files from Bricklink and convert them into a format that Lego Digital Designer understands?
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How to build a roof out of LEGO blocks?

How would Lego blocks be tiled to provide a water proof roof against the rain? The lattes or internal support structure of the roof doesn't have to be also made of Legos. Basically the tiles on a ...
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What does this error symbol on the EV3 mean?

I get this error image pop up when I power on my EV3. What does it mean? Also, is there a list of different error codes anywhere, I looked in the User Manual and I could not see anything. Cheers!
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Identify LEGO set. Star Wars?

Trying to figure out what this set is from a large bin I bought.
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The HiTechnic Color sensor is not detected in the port view in lab view

When I inserted the HiTechnic Color Sensor Block into the Ev3, the Ev3 detected the color sensor. But in my Mindstorms lab view, the HiTechnic color sensor does not appear on the port control. Can ...
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What techniques can be employed to build a low-profile sliding door/wall?

I'm looking to build a sliding door or wall that doesn't use the defacto "sliding door" parts, 2874 and 4511. These parts are almost usable for my design: they are thin and have a built-in stopper ...
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Lego Plastic Bags #

Please help to identify the Lego Plastic Bags # (2,4-319g7,5-419g7,7-219g7) I used QR code reader and it gives me a digits of 6172090. Unfortunately I could not find any information. I bought this ...
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Stuck on “Installing rootfs” when installing leJOS on the brick

When following the instructions for creating an SD card with leJOS, the brick freezes when it comes to the screen “Installing rootfs.” I'm using a new 32 GB SanDisk SD card. I've confirmed that I'm ...
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ID for Off-Brand 1x1 Round Plate, Stud on BOTH Sides (1 is Hollow)

I have a round 1x1 plate (from a blind by-the-pound secondhand sale) with a male stud on both sides of the plate, no female holes. One stud is hollow, the other is solid with a large "C" and a smaller ...
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Can anyone identify these 4? (Extra 1x3 brick for scale)

I found these in with my old LEGO while sorting for my daughters, hardly been used in around 30 years, some came from my great granddad. What are these red things without studs for?
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Lego Event in Fountain Hills arizona

I'm trying to find documentation for a special event that Lego did in Fountain Hills Arizona. I believe it was in the time of lego power miners and the castle series. They had a tent set up and had 4 ...
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Identify Lego set containing a trailer with light-blue & purple color theme

This looks like some kind of trailer with light-blue & purple color theme. From what set is this come from?
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Has LEGO ever been used in an assembly line or a manufacturing process?

With LEGO Technic and LEGO Mindstorms becoming ever more sophisticated, I wonder if it has ever been used in a real commercial setting to automate parts of an assembly line or manufacturing / research ...
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Identify Lego set from a partly-built object with a handle and colored yellow, white, and black

I found this partly-built object in a box of jumbled LEGO. What set did it come from?
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What is the piece and piece number of the accessory this figure is holding?

He is holding a rocket launcher type piece that I cannot identify. What is the piece and piece number of the accessory this figure is holding?
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What is the Airport Shuttle logo meant to symbolize?

The Airport Shuttle set features what is apparently supposed to be a logo of the Airport Shuttle monorail system, both on the train itself and prominently on top of the city stop (and possibly in more ...
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Difference between The Lego Group and Lego Systems A/S

I am not sure what LEGO is called currently. Is it still The Lego Group or is it Lego Systems A/S or is it both? What is the difference between them?

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