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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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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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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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What to build with generic set of pieces

I have a good stock of used lego pieces, and planning to acquire more. The problem is that I am not sure what to build with them! Is there a list of sets easy to build with basic pieces, without the ...
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Lego Classics alternative

I've been looking at buying one of the classics sets for my young kids. My desire was to have a large collection of bricks that they could build houses/cities/etc with. I thought that the Classics ...
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LEGO Digital Designer does not to connect to the Internet on Win10 laptop

I just installed on a MSI laptop running Windows 10 Ver. 1803 with a gigabyte internet connection (960mps upload 950mps download). Every time I start up the application, it immediately displays a ...
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How do I get unlimited color options on LDD?

The title says it all. I believe there is an unlimited option? I just want to use it to make digital models.
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How to make a RPG (Rocket Propelled Grenade)

I don't know if this is of-topic or anything, but: I have a big scene with cops and stormtroopers fighting. And the cops need some stronger weapons than some sub-machine guns. So i was wondering if ...
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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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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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Examples of LEGO Rubber Bands Used For Friction Enclosure?

I'm working on a variant design for a MOC that includes a cover over an open area. The new design is based on a suggestion for a "cookie jar" style design made in another of my questions, LEGO ...
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3d printed bricks quality? [duplicate]

I know Lego has high quality bricks, but would like to know how 3d printed quality compare ? I would also like to see the kinds of tricks you use to enhance your print quality. For what it's worth, I ...
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6 x 14 plate with 2x12 plate molded on top and metal contacts on the bottom identification

Needing help identifying this part as I was offered a small bag of vintage train parts and this come with some very unknown parts to me. I just recently got out of a 33 year old Dark Age and have ...
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Looking for empty LEGO boxes for 6389 Fire Control Center and 6669 Diesel Daredevil

I'm looking for empty LEGO boxes. I need two: one for 6389 Fire Control Center and one for 6669 Diesel Daredevil. Where could I find them?
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What does the +/- dial in the Lego Defender model do?

Lego today released a video showcasing the new 42110 Land Rover Defender model. The video captions mention that it has “Lego Technic’s most sophisticated gearbox to date”, and we see 3 seemingly ...
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Does Lego include extra pieces in part count? [duplicate]

Most Lego sets have extra pieces left over after the build (usually smaller elements), are these pieces included in the part counts (the overall part count listed on the box or the itemized part ...
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LEGO Enclosure Clasp

I'm working on refining my first MOC design for a LEGO dice tower with a landing area that can also be used as storage for dice and possibly some miscellaneous other table-top gaming "goodies". To ...
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Fixing a not working PF L motor

Four of my PF L motors don't work. How could I make them work again? I didn't find any information about L motors, only M and XL.
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Tall red piece with coffee cup, phone and gas picture?

I have a few of these taller red pieces with logos of gas, phone, and a coffee cup on them. I've been searching online for days and cannot find a gas station, store, or anything with these pieces in ...
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LEGO Set identification?

What does this piece go to? I bought a lot of LEGO pieces with no instructions and think there may be two sets. I have this mask, or head piece, that is part of a set that I want to look up ...
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Looking for instructions to Mega Bloks “Blok Bots” sets

I need instructions for Mega Bloks "Blok Bots" set 9375. I have parts for another one, but I don't know which one. If I get instructions for 1 or 2 sets I'll be able to figure it out. Thanks
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Power Function IR Remote always emitting after putting batteries

My PF IR remote led indication light is constantly on after I put in new batteries. It stay on without me touching anything. A quick check with my phone camera showed that the IR emitter is emitting. ...
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LEGO? Tank Marine Corps - Can anyone identify set?

Can anyone identify this tank? I'm looking for instruction to this set. I also found a strange door.
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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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1 x 2 brick with square hole on top identification

Hoping somebody can help identify this part. It's a 1 x 2 brick, but has a square hole on one side. Many a part has got me stuck, but rebrickable has helped me many times. Can't seem to find this ...
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Can you tell me where this Mega Bloks part is from?

I found this part and was wondering what set it's from, thanks!
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Which set is this 2017 bag 3 from?

I'm trying to find out what set this is from. I'm having a really hard time looking this up QR code 6171967.
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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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Determining the age and value of old NIB Lego sets

I have several old Lego sets, new in box. Maybe 20 years old or more. How to determine the age and value of these old Lego sets?
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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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Cutting Lego-compatible studs, +-axle holes?

TL;DR: Advice on how to machine/refine studs and +-axle holes on home made Lego-compatible parts. I've been really enjoying designing and 3D-printing my own Lego-compatible custom parts to supplement ...
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Is there a database of images of LEGO pieces without a background?

For a project I am working on, I need pictures of individual LEGO pieces, but with a transparent background. Does such a database exist?
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2:1 gear ratio in stud-less Lego Technic

Is there a recognised technique to create a 2:1 gear ratio in stud-less Lego Technic? Neither of the two methods suggested here (studded though) work. 24T/12T with a 2L x 1L axle offset does rotate, ...
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Use D output in 42099 (4X4 X-treme Off-Roader) set

How I can use the D output for an additional motor in the 42099 set? Or how can I use a custom control skin?
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How to prevent PF M-motor from springing back

I'm currently building a car with a simple 2-speed remote controlled sychronized transmission, shifted by a PF M-motor. Everything is fine except for one thing, the transmission driving ring is ...
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Ideas to help develop a child's engineering skills?

My son is 7 yrs. old and has really creative ideas with his bricks. I see it challenging him and wonder, "How can I help develop his product engineering/design skills?" What kind of tasks can I give ...
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Which old Technic set included large yellow motor?

I am trying to find the number or some other identity of a Technic set I remember owning as a child (so it was probably bought in the 1985-1995 year range, more likely in the 80's half of it). Among ...
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Advice on selling a lot of Lego? [duplicate]

I have a bin of Lego with a bunch of $100+ sets. The bin contains 29lbs. of Lego. I want to sell them, how should I price them? There are sets like 7743 and such. They are in pristine condition. There ...
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Separating old 2 x 4 brick with wheel holder

I am wondering if anyone knows of a way to separate the clear bottom piece from the brick on part# 7049b "Brick, Modified 2 x 4 with Wheels Holder Old and Trans-Clear Bottom" without breaking anything....
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Which part is this grey pillar?

I am wondering which set this part is from. I'm trying to make a set complete and this part clearly doesn't belong to it when I check the sets parts list.
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What's the time on the LEGO clock tile?

I am reasonably confident that this tile is meant to be 2:57:38, but I am wondering if anyone knows why this time might have been chosen? I also recognize the Disney clocks all have a different ...
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Hi. I’d Like To Identify The Bricks In The Picture

I’d like to buy these bricks but I’m having trouble identifying some of them.
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How to distinguish between objects using a sonic sensor?

I am trying to find a ball in the field, grab it, and drop in the specified area. I'm using an ultrasonic sensor on the front of the robot. My current solution for locating the ball is: Turn ...
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Scarcity of electric parts: motors etc

Having bought parts in bulk several times I came to realization that electric parts are scarce resource in Lego world. The cost of plastic parts comes at around 10% of original price but there are so ...
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Publishing instructions for MOC based on Lego Technic set

Are there any copyright issues in the case of creating a MOC based on a Lego Technic set, and then publishing my own instruction and/or video for it? Regards, Pavel
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Can you identify the set? Maybe a crane?

We obtained this as part of a bulk lot. Please help me figure out which set it is from. A Web search found many cranes, but not like this one. Could be a MOC ;-)
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Please help identify this set & figures

Please help identify this set, and which sets these figures are from. Thanks!!
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Which set are these Mega Bloks pieces from?

Please help me identify which Mega Bloks set or sets these bricks are from. Any help is appreciated.
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BricxCC not seeing Serial Tower in Windows 10

Same problem with both the native 9-pin serial port and with a USB to 9-pin Serial adapter. Using Lego's original cable. Start BricxCC Version 3.3 (Build 3.3.8.10). It asks for the connection ...
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Which set is this LEGO car?

Please help me to identify the LEGO set. Thanks!

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