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Can anyone identify this piece for me?

It seems like this piece would be named "Octagonal Dish 2 x 2" but I can't seem to find it on any of the usual sites. Is this named something else or is it not a real LEGO element?
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What ski part is this?

I looked through the usual places bricklink/rebrickable. I can't seem to find what part this is. It has no markings other then Lego and LEGO Group. I seem to remember it going to a set where this ...
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getting startet: optimized starting point to step into Arduino-izing LEGO Technic

this is the narrative of a little learning curve. In this great forum i got much help to take the right way - and to step into the right direction with an appropiate base for arduino-izing a LEGO-car....
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Arduino-izing LEGO Technic - and now I need some ideas for the Lego Service Truck 8071

I am starting a project - Arduino-izing LEGO Technic - and now I need some ideas for a car / vehicle to choose. This project starts out as a quest to find a way to combine the ease of LEGO Technic ...
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Difference of Lego products

I came across the Lego Ideas and the original one, and it doesn't seem to have any difference. It's just a normal house, but on a book? Can somebody help me tell the difference, as my son wants to ...
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I want to identify a part from a photo

Can anyone tell me what part this is?
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Modified 3x2 Plate with Rubber Bottom and snap-on cover?

I've had this odd little part laying around my desk for some time - does anyone know what it is? There's no Lego logo anywhere, and I've searched BrickLink somewhat comprehensively, so I'm guessing ...
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Is this a Lego? And what is it?

Very strange piece with soft rubber bristles. Bought in a misc box from a garage sale for my son and daughter.
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Star Wars ship identification

Tried searching it through google but it didn’t come up with a result. Please help me identifying this one.
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What can I do to repair my minifigures loose neck/head joint?

I have a number of loose neck joints on my minifigures. How can I repair them? Any suggestions?
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What is the brick limit in LDD?

What is the brick limit for Lego Digital Designer? I got to 12k once, but I usually have it crash at around 9k. Does Lego Corp. have any info on this?
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Protecting a minifig from wear

I've purchased a few of the Lego keychain minifigs. Each time I've bought a new one was to replace the previous one because it had most or all of the paint rubbed off from going in and out of pockets ...
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Help identifying Star Wars and maybe one another set(s)

Got these as a gift. This is supposedly Star Wars, and maybe one other set, possibly some car. Thank you.
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Compatibility of maxi sized mega blocks

Maxi-size mega blocks are larger then duplo. As far as I can tell they have 2x the stud pitch and much larger studs. What if-any compatibility is there between the maxi-sized mega blocks and either ...
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What alternative LEGO-compatible toys are avaliable?

My kids love LEGO toys, but we find them expensive. Often, they get all the sets of a series, but keep asking for something similar. We have thus begun buying Mega Bloks and Kre-O, which include some ...
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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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Lego Technic 60C01 Bore size

I was wondering what the bore size is off the 60C01 clutch gear as I was unable to find it anywhere. Also, what is the pitch of such gear?
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Restoring valuable minifigures

I recently purchased a lot of LEGO minifigures. Included in the lot was a first issue green goblin. The figure is in great condition aside from having a permanent marker line on the torso. Is there a ...
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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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Why don't LEGO Minifigures have ears?

My five year old, Oakley, would like to ask Why don't LEGO men have ears?
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T-R3X the look My Block problems

OK I am making the look My block for the T-R3X program but there is this block which don't know how to make at the end of the diagram in the book.
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Was it once possible to put a 1x1 round into a minifig cup?

I remember being able to put a 1x1 round brick into the top of a minifig cup before my dark age (the period of time that a person stops building with Lego, up to the time they pick up the bricks again)...
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Is this an early Duplo mini figure?

Just wondering if you have ever seen this figure before? I've had it since I was a kid in the early 80's, and it's always lived with my lego (which was mostly hand-me-downs from my older brother - ie ...
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I am looking for building instructions for the Megabloks Viking Ship 9604

I have parts of the Megabloks set 9604 Viking Ship but can not find the building instructions for it. The goal is to be able to complete this set.
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What minifigure is this?

Please help identify which minifigure this is. My son wants to know which set it might have come from? Can someone help us?
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Why there are “unnecessary” bricks in 60080?

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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Two LEGO Powered Up engines with reverse direction

I have 2 LEGO 60197 City Passenger Trains and I would like to attach both sets together and un them on the same channel. The problem with the current disposition of the bogies is that reversing the ...
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How to make ev3 follow moving object with ultrasonic sensor [closed]

I have an EV3 and am part of a sumo tournament. We want to make it follow the other robots, but am not sure how
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Grey Clone-Brand Brick With a Single Short Tube on the Bottom?

I've had this brick for a while, and I've long wondered what it is. It's a LEGO-compatible 2x4 brick, colored almost exactly the same as the old medium grey. There are no identifying marking, and the ...
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Trying to identify old 2x4 plate

Another odd-ball in my endless sorting and cleaning: a basic 2x4 black plate, but with two raised hollow tubes, larger than a stud. No part number. Here's a picture of it:
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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 it is still too loud and it ...
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Gluing small parts with hairspray?

Someone told me about a "myth" that you could glue legos together with a solidifying hairspray like Tresemme stuff, or similar firm hairsprays (that ones that solidify your hair and dry out fast) Id ...
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my nxt is not updating it says it cant locate the nxt

I am using a bluetooth connection trying to update firmware from 1.05 to 1.31 and it displays the message cannot locate NXT device to download firmware. My NXT works fine other than that. I got it ...
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How to program two NXT motors to run at the same time?

I'm working on a project with multiple axis of movement… trying to get two motors to run at the same time in order to achieve a mix of two!
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Have the model files for the LEGO Sonic head piece been released in LDD or LDraw parts library?

I am referring to the "LEGO Dimensions" video game Sonic head piece. I can't seem to find the name of the model, assuming it even exists in these libraries. I've been looking for it everywhere.
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Does soaking Lego pieces in isopropyl alcohol discolor or otherwise damage them?

I need to clean my Lego including minifigures, printed pieces and cloth pieces from smoke (apartment fire). I have found that soaking the pieces in isopropyl alcohol removes the smell, but am I ...
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Is there a current source for the LGEO parts library?

I'm working on a povray render of a model. I've seen the LGEO (not a typo) part library referenced in various places, but I haven't been able to find a working download link. Is there a current ...
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What happened to “LEGO Service”?

In the 1990s, besides the main sets, there were some supplementary sets that were basically just parts collections. At least in Germany, these were offered under the name "LEGO Service", and listed in ...
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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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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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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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Can you help me recognize from which sets these minifig parts come from?

I'm sure that this body is the original LEGO. But I'm not sure with head. What parts are these and which set did they come from?
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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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How can I make product suggestions to TLG?

I'm sure lots of is have had ideas for products, parts, sets, themes or services that we'd like LEGO to produce. What are the best ways of proposing them to TLG, and of persuading them to take on our ...
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What set is this 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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Downloading error code 0 for ev3 programs

When I download some programs to my ev3, the application gives me an error as shown below. Error downloading Projects/SUP3RCAR/ResetSteer.rbf during deployment. Error code:0 Can somebody tell me why ...
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Are miniature blocks (like Wise Hawk or lno) legal to buy online in Europe (Hungary)?

I bought some Wise Hawk mini blocks (about 100 pieces) for me and my family in Hungary online from China. But the customs office has seized it, saying it is an unlicensed copy of LEGO and I committed ...
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How to sell a large amount of Lego

Hope someone can help. I bought my husband a huge bundle of Lego a few years ago, but he doesn't have the time to sort it, so we want to sell it on. We've identified a lot of the sets from pieces/...
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How can I connect the LEGO Mindstorms NXT with an iPad?

I'm looking to take advantage of the older generation LEGO Mindstorms NXT robots by developing a companion app for the iPad. I'm aware that non-jailbroken iPads cannot communicate with the robot via ...
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Is there a Technic set that is just an assortment of parts and not a specific vehicle?

Can I buy Technic sets that are just assortments of parts as opposed to a specific vehicle? Background I do research on sediment carbon cycling in lakes and I need use a rotating array of magnets to ...

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