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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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How to get VIP vouchers in my own 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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What's the part number of this LEGO element?

Can anybody help me identify this part? Thanks.
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What is the point in having an instruction step with only one part?

While building Ninjago City we noticed a lot of steps that included only one part. The part is just sitting there. It doesn't get attached to anything. Whatever gets attached in the next step is ...
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How can I get a Powered Up motor to run without using a hub?

I'm mainly taking part in LEGO events as part of a Great Ball Contraption exhibit. Most of the modules I make, and that's true for a lot of other builders, are purely mechanical in nature and driven ...
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Which programming environments or APIs are available for the lego BOOST?

Over the holidays I tried the following Python library: https://github.com/undera/pylgbst but I couldn't get it to work. Then again my knowledge of Python is very limited. I'm more experienced with C+...
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Best way to store instruction manuals?

Currently I store LEGO set manuals and instructions in hanging file folders in a file box, grouped by set type. This makes it hard to dig through and find the one I need, and manuals tend to get ...
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Subassembly identification

I got these assemblies and I am trying to figure out if they are MOCs or part of a set or sets. I have identified the red sub-assembly as set 60182 Pickup and Caravan. The hotel sign looks like the......
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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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Identifying a set with brown curved top and circular gray pieces on the sides

Came partially assembled with a bulk used lot. The color scheme makes me think it could be from a star wars set. It doesn't have any minifigs but I found other loose pieces with imperial logo.
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Are these LEGO pieces original? How can I be sure?

When I enter in the code on the BrickLink site the codes come up, but there are no markings on the tires suggesting the name of the company or any code. Could it still be an original piece if this is ...
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Buy new lego tires/tyres and treads

I'm part of a lego team making competitive bots, and noticed that newer tires have better traction than our tires which are 5 years old. Any ideas where I could buy new tires? I've tried lego.com's "...
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Missed “How to train your dragon” series?

Does anybody know, why Lego didn't release sets based on "How to train your Dragon" movies?
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My poor minifig's head is stuck in his helmet!

Recently I made a LEGO race car with a driver who wore a helmet. Unfortunately, after the race, I tried to take off his helmet and his head came off inside the helmet. Any suggestions about getting it ...
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Are there LEGO plates without the word “LEGO” on the studs?

Yes, this question has already been asked here. This time, however, I was wondering if anyone can point to official LEGO web page on which this fact is confirmed. I've already read "Fair Play" ...
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Port Splitter for EV3 motors

I have searched all over the internet for EV3 port splitters for motors. I have got 4 large motors and 2 medium motors and I do not have enough motor ports for them all. I can usually only find sensor ...
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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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Do you need multiple start blocks rather than just multiple wires from one start block?

Using the Chromebook app I cannot have multiple "wires" from the start block to multiple sections of code blocks. I have to use a start block for each section. When I try to drag a wire it only ...
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Unable to change program name in EV3 IDE

My students are having a weird problem in the EV3 IDE. When we try to change the program name, in the IDE, the name reverts to program. As an example, if the student is creating several programs, ...
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Identifying a set having a chair with a brown seat and circular base with surrounding gray pieces

I bought a bunch of partial assemblies and bulk pieces. I want to identify what set this belongs to. I suspect it's a Star Wars set, but there were no minifigs nor decals to confirm my suspicion.
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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 was the 12v AC socket for on the 7864 transformer?

The 7864 transformer had, in addition of the main regulated outlet for controlling trains and a fixed 12v DC for plugging in remote controls and lights, a third socket available which provided 12v AC. ...
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Brick 2 x 2 cash register and tile 2 x 2 tape recorder sticker

Recently after leaving my Dark Ages, I bought a bulk lot of LEGO and these parts with stickers were in it and were the only ones I couldn't find. Is it possible to help? I used Image Search Options ...
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Direct control of EV3

I need to control a car with an EV3 brick. I want to control it remotely. The trouble is, I'm using an education set so I don't have the remote. What means of controlling it remotely could I use? I ...
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Coloring Multiple Bricks in LEGO Digital Draw

I made the mistake of not coloring as I went while building a large object in LEGO Digital Designer. I don't want to spend hours coloring each individual brick. Is there a way I can box select the ...
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My EV3 program will not run despite clicking on the program from the brick

This is a new EV3 Education Core Set. I have made a simple move forward command using the Lego Mindstorm EV3 Students Edition and downloaded it into the EV3 brick. However when i press the program in ...
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Extra pieces in a lot, not sure what to do with them

All right so I bought a couple Lego sets of the garage sale all the pieces are there but there's so many extra pieces and they're not just random The pieces that go to these sets is there anyway that ...
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Are LEGO minifigs' arms supposed to come off?

I can get the arms off my LEGO minifigs, however, will doing so repeatedly wear them out?
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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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The most amount of pieces [ever] per set

Which set number had the most Standard LEGO elements to date? Technic LEGO elements to date?
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What is the appropriate way to request a creator to add more of their designs to mochub?

There are some brilliant LEGO creators with many designs on YouTube out there who choose to remain anonymous- who put some of their designs on mochub but not others. (In particular ones relating to ...
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How can I use the Flex Tool easily on LDD?

On LEGO Digital Design, I find it very hard to move the piece being flexed to the correct position. Are there any tips or musts that I should try to help me flex it into clips etc.?
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Where is the 15068 PLATE W. BOW 2X2X2/3 in LDD?

I can't seem to find this piece in ldd, and it's a very common piece. I'm using the extended version. where is it?
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Lego Boost Variable setting

I try to program a steering for a Logo Boost Model. Motor B spins a certain angle and the steering works. To get it running the model - the app - needs to know the current position of the wheels in ...
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Do LEGO sets go on sale on black friday?

I'm considering buying a LEGO set (42110) and with black friday coming up I was wondering whether they go on sale for black friday on amazon or the official LEGO store/shop at home. I looked at the ...
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Gonk droid spinning saw blade

This is the Gonk Droid from set 75253 Boost Droid Commander: The accessories for the third mission "defending the Falcon" have been added. The right arm can punch and shoot a "laser beam". However ...
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Compatibility EV3 software with NXT brick - known limits?

Lego says I can I use the new software to program old NXT bricks: Q: Is EV3 backwards compatible with NXT hardware? A: Yes. You can program your NXT intelligent brick using the new EV3 ...
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Is there a way to restart a program with EV3?

I've got a program with a code lock, and I would like the program to restart when you enter the incorrect code. Does anyone know of a way to do that?
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EV3-specific bricks missing from Lego Digital Designer 4.3.11 (Win)?

I have LDD on my Mac and have used it to create EV3 models (like an FLL robot, or a Lego dot-matrix printer). Recently, I purchased a cheap Windows laptop for use by a FLL team. After twice ...
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Have any Lego sets been released with errors/mistakes in the build instructions? If not, why not?

I was thinking about the documentation process of a large set like the Death Star and it got me thinking; surely at some point Lego must've released a set of instructions that contained a mistake? ...
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Why LEGO stopped producing DUPLO Basic 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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Merging functions together

I know how to code gyro+ PID. and how to code acceleration and deceleration. But now I have a question: Can I merge these together? Instead of using my block I mean making only one program that ...
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Why do technic bushings have a flat side and a wavy side?

Exhibit A 3713: The near side is smooth on the circumference, but the far side has a wavy pattern. In Lego directions, the photos usually show the "orientation" of the bushing, but if I put it on the ...
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Where can I buy bulk DUPLO sized bricks?

I am working on a project where I need LOTS of basic DUPLO sized bricks and/or plates. I need only the simple sizes, 2x2 and 2x4 and possibly 2x6. I do not want any pieces with curves, slopes, decals, ...
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Run Code From PC

https://www.ev3dev.org/projects/2014/05/09/Python-Rubiks-Cube-Solver/ The other one gives a solution in around 20 steps, but takes around 500 MB of memory, so I need to run it on a computer How do I ...

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