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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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Need help identify a piece

It's some kind of tile with a bench shape.
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How many Star Wars Storm Troopers have there been?

How many different storm-troopers are there in the LEGO Star Wars sets for the entire timeline?
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How much to support a big model?

Exactly, how many LEGO blocks would somebody need to support a model that weighs 30 pounds?
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Who produces these sets of Venetian gondolas, and is there more of it?

While staying in Venice, Italy, I came across a shopping window with what looked like a LEGO set of a gondola - except that the familiar white letters in the red top left square said "IDEA" rather ...
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Can a v1 PF reciever power an XL motor and servo?

I have a v1 PF receiver but don't want to pay $35 for a v2 receiver and I was wondering if a v1 receiver can power a single XL/L motor and a servo.
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Looking for sets with lots of printed parts or other special parts to use as components for my city

I'm thinking about building an early 20th century ('30s / '40s) European city, using both complete sets and parts of sets as resources I'm looking for pieces that add detail to this city, both ...
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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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Was there ever a LEGO store in Miami International Airport?

I was lately in Miami International Airport (MIA), and there are many signs displaying their array of stores within the airport. One wall I saw was showing logos of the stores in a design way, not in ...
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What is this piece? 2 axle and 1 pin?

I've been looking around for this piece, google images etc, cannot find it. Any ideas on a part number?
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Any (small) Lego Technic parts not in whole units?

This is aimed at building a GBC module, not to reproduce an actual engine. I need a piston type construction with stroke length of 3 units, which means a crankshaft radius of 1 1/2 units. Are there ...
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Is there any software except SR 3D Builder with the ability to simulate the interaction of gears that doesn't require scripting?

I'm aware that one can do that in LDCad but with scripting. Should I invest my time in learning SR 3D Builder or is there any other option? It's just not a very intuitive software for me but I might ...
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How to make of point coordinate system for EV3

I'm trying to make a internal coordinate system for an EV3 Python project I'm doing, but at a complete loss on how to do it. It needs to keep track of how it moves (with wheels) in an X, Y coordinate ...
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Please help identify set from this picture of a part built boat

I have a part built boat,but need help in identifying the set so we can complete the build. Thanks
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Please help with set identification from the picture of this part made car

please help identify the set that this car is part of.
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Can anyone help me identify what set this bag belonds to?

Can anyone help me identify which Lego set this bag belongs to (It has two smaller bags inside)?
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Custom extension cables for Light Stax?

Recently, I got the S-12012 Light Stax kit with 50 (!) light bricks. They are different from those described in this question, but they are much cheaper, colorful and with blinking/pulsating effects. ...
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Can someone help identify the full set from this part made car

I have loads of complete Lego sets, distributed into bags and without instructions.
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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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What LEGO pieces have “real-world” functionality?

I have noticed that there are a few LEGO pieces that also function in the "real-world." For example, the 10830c01 Magnifying Glass can actually magnify. Another example is the 70001pb01 Compass, ...
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What set does this belong to?

I just received a huge box of LEGO's. There are some unique pieces such as this one. On the back of this piece is the number AM02232. What are my options of figuring out its set and finding ...
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How can you get the pipes on Steamboat Willie to work reliably?

We recently began building 21317 Steamboat Willie. We've got it mostly built, but the pipes keep getting stuck. The rear one works, but the front one keeps getting stuck up and won't go down. We've ...
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Star Wars set ID 2

This part appears to be one side of a Wookie ship of some sort and these parts appear to be from one set but I am not sure this appears to be an Imperial ship of some sort and this is from a walker ...
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Star Wars set identification 1

I recently bought a big box of LEGO that have some broken LEGO Star Wars sets and I need help identifying them. Some are fairly complete and some are just pieces. The first 2 are almost complete so it ...
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What does this symbol on the EV3 Brick mean?

I can’t figure out how to get my R3PTAR to open and close it’s mouth to bite. I keep getting this symbol. What does it mean?
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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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EV3 Brick is Stuck on Red

The EV3 brick started by flashing red. Then started where it is stuck on two red buttons. Have changed batteries, and manual reset with no change.

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