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DUPLO Train Shopping Resources

I recently bought the 10508 train set for my 3 year old and he just loves playing with it. I am aware of the 10507 and 10506 sets to expand further. Are there any other resources available to buy ...
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Can you please help identify this set?

Can you guys please help me identify this set, looks like some Ninjago set, but that is as far as I can get. Thanks
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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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Can you please identify this set?

I got this set but it is missing pieces and I am trying to figure out which set it is. Can you help please?
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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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Why was monorail offered the way it was?

There have only been 3 + 2 official monorail sets by Lego. Three monorails: (Space, Futuron) Monorail Transport System (Town, airport) Airport Shuttle (Space, Unitron) Monorail Transport Base And ...
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Can someone help me identify this part and possible sets it's in

I need help identifying the following part please:
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Does everything produced by The LEGO Group count as “LEGO pieces”?

I'm wondering if things like LEGO store plastic bags, LEGO boxes, instruction booklets, packaging etc., count as "LEGO pieces" if I incorporate them into a build for the purposes of posting as a ...
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how to send direct command to ev3 brick

I am new to ev3 python but am working on a project. I was reading about NXT-python that " It works by sending the direct commands detailed in LEGO's "Blue-tooth Development Kit" to the NXT brick" I ...
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DUPLO Train Action Bricks

I have the weirdest thing with my son's set. Currently one of the yellow action tiles honks the horn but the other yellow brick does not. No matter the lighting conditions, the position, orientation,...
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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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What are the programming languages that can be used on Lego Mindstorm EV3?

My son is interested in robotics. For me, I would like maximum flexibility for programming. For my son, I guess something simpler would be preferable so that his interest is not killed by complexity ...
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When the Chromebook crashes after coding the color sensor switch, what can I offer students to do for troubleshoot this consistent problem?

When students use the switcher block to program the color sensor on their Chromebooks, the app crashes. We have all accessibilities turned off and ChromeOS updated. What other troubleshooting steps ...
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Where can I buy DUPLO bulk bricks?

The request seems weird, I'm looking to buy for my 1 year old some duplo, but they all come in "dog shapes/windows/humans" etc, with a very small amount of rectangular/square blocks, which is all I ...
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How can I motorize 42077 Technic Rally Car with LEGO Power Functions?

The new 42077 Technic Rally Car set looks really nice, and even has a built-in steering system which can be controlled by a gear on the top. There's also a fair bit of extra room inside, is there a ...
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Which Part is this?

Hello all, the base of the gun barrel, does anyone know which part is it?
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Is it possible to use multiple IR beacons on different channels to control EV3?

One IR beacon has very few buttons and I would like to buy additional beacons and use them simultaneously to be able to control more channels. I can't find any information if this setup will work. ...
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Will the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software run on macOS 10.15 Catalina

I'm currently running macOS 10.14 Mojave and I see this warning when I start the EV3 programming software: Will it stop working if I upgrade to Catalina? Is there an alternative?
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Anyone familiar with “consets”?

I just saw a Facebook ad for consets.com. They claim to do a "warehouse clearance", "today only" of genuine LEGO, Their prices are suspiciously low, though, even for "bootLego" / "fake Lego" ...
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Minecraft microworld the nether set 21106

Can anyone tell me how many plastic pouches come in this set? My box has five plastic bags and two instruction books. And also one long orange piece separately. I'm trying to find out if I am missing ...
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Lego Tank Hull Identification [closed]

Just a quick question, I just recently finished working on a tank moc and I want to figure out how good of a job I made. Is the hull alone characteristic enough for you to understand which tank it is?
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can ev3 switch block take inputs

Is it possible to input values into a switch block? For example, if I have a move steering block in switch statement, can I input a value for power from a math block outside the switch statement? If I ...
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LEGO Mindstorms NXT - bossa driver prevents firmware upgrade

First of all, this may sound like a duplicate post. But, my Mindstorms NXT 2.0 has been having the "Clicking Brick Syndrome". I have been told that uninstalling the bossa driver then unplugging and ...
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Starting a wholesale LEGO business

I would like to start a company trading in bulk LEGO. I have been told, however, that trading in volume is quite difficult and good discounts are only really given to the likes of Walmart and other ...
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Release date for New LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Classroom? [duplicate]

When is the release date for LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Classroom for New MAC OS (MAC OS 10.15 Catalina)
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Has LEGO ever released a police/law enforcement-themed minidoll?

Has LEGO ever released a set with a minidoll portraying a female in a law enforcement career role? I was able to, without much difficulty, modify a CITY police car to seat minidolls, but it is missing ...
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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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EV3: Detect distances over 255cm with ultrasonic sensor?

In my use case, I have to detect things about 3-4 meters. I don't need to be accurate, +-2 or 3cm is enough. The EV3-G and most other places have a max distance of 255cm, which I understand that it is ...
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Is it possible, to remove a parted out set from Bricklink inventory?

I have an inventory in Bricklink, in which I accidentally parted out (with the consolidation option) two sets instead of one. Is there a way to remove the pieces of the second set somehow without ...
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What is Rebuild The World?

I've been seeing a lot about this new thing called "Rebuild The World". I tried figuring out what it was, but I couldn't. What is it?
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Trouble with 42110 transmission

I just got the 42110 and assembled bags 1 and 2. I tested everything before joining the front axle and rear axle, and the friction was quite low, not nearly high enough to get gears to skip or ...
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What is the wall thickness of a lego brick? [duplicate]

Different sources show different thickness for the wall. I've seen everywhere from 1.0mm to 1.8mm. I need to know with a high degree of confidence since I'm making an aluminium lego piece of a school ...
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What set does this piece belong to and what is it?

What set does this piece go to and what is it? Thinking a castle piece?
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How do I determine which set number from a poly bag

I have a poly bag. It is number two in a set. Underneath the number is 342R7. The set is from 2015. The primary colors are burnt red yellow gray.
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How to import file to Mindstorm Programmer?

I got a Mindstorm set a year ago and I stumbled across a build which looked really cool! I finished the building part then I downloaded the program file but I couldn’t import it. I have a MacBook with ...
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MouldKing set 13132 - Original design, alternate build or cloned MOC?

It seems that Chinese clone brand Mould King will be producing a new set that looks a bit like LEGO's Disney Castle set (71040). It has two times as many parts, however, and unlike LEGO's Disney ...
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Pearl gold vs flat dark gold

I've ordered 4 "pearl gold" pieces of part 92690 on bricklink. Unfortunately, the seller had to adjust the order as he only had 3 such pieces, he proposed adding two more in "flat dark gold" in ...
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Can someone help identify this set from 2011 (Star Wars?)

Got this set but no instructions and no idea what it is so my son can’t build it. Bags says 2011 and the 135149 Here’s a pic thanks!
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Lego Boost Windows application malfunction

When I like to run external driver my Lego hub is driving B driver when driven from PC (Windows 10 app installed with their store). When try the same application using smartphone it works as expected. ...
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How to get VIP vouchers in another currency?

With the old VIP program, I could simply go in any LEGO store, hand out my VIP card when paying, and the clerk would tell me how many VIP points I had and ask whether I wanted to use these against my ...
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Compatibility between vintage (80s/90s) Technic and current parts (motors etc)

I've recently got my old Technic out for my daughter (who's a little young for her own, but her Friends now drive around in a tank). If I start to acquire more, and more sophisticated, motors and ...
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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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What is the quality of lego replicas on Aliexpress?

Aliexpress sells a lot of Lego replicas, has anyone here bought one? I am wanting to know how the quality compares to Lego? Example products: https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?catId=0&...
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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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The controversy around clone brands

The origin of the self-locking building bricks Hilary Page was born in 1904 in Sanderstead, England. Along with several partners, Page decided to go into the toy business in 1932. In 1936, he began ...
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Electric motors - what for beginning?

I just got my first technic joblot and now I am thinking about adding motors. I already have some - cheap ones from amazon. I attached 1 axle pin to such motor with glue gun, works well except one ...
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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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Need help with part identification… can't find part number

No apparent part number that I could find. Help with IDing this part? Thank you! (Apologies for the picture being taken with a potato)
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Is it possible to use the Dexter WiFi Sensor with Robot C?

My wife bought me a Mindstorms NXT system a few years ago and I bought a Dexter WiFi sensor for it, by the time I got a chance to work with it, I found out the sensor had been "retired" and that the ...
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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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