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Lego Mindstorms RCX RIS 2.0 IR tower Windows 7 / Windows XP driver

So I've recently dug up my old Lego Mindstorms RIS 2.0 (RCX) and have spent the past few days trying to install it into my Windows 7 laptop. It worked fine, except it could not find the correct ...
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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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Which set is this LEGO car?

Please help me to identify the LEGO set. Thanks!
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What is the largest single LEGO piece?

What is the largest single LEGO piece ever produced? This does not include LEGO affiliates like Duplo. Clarifications It must be a purchasable block. By largest, I mean largest by Volume/Weight of ...
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Ultrasonic problems with the red and blue balls?

I'm still new to NXT, I try to make the robot locate a ball using the ultrasonic sensor, while there I should be in a square area marked by white color. How can I make the robot locate the object (by ...
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How can I prevent my finger from getting injured between gears?

Recently I was building a prototype for a LEGO tank chassis and I tested it, but my finger got caught between the gears, resulting in my finger getting substantially cut. Are there any ways to prevent ...
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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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How to make an object glow in Studio (Bricklink)

Is there a way to add glow color to objects in the Studio Bricklink? The thing I am trying to do is to make a glowing bulb so I can have it as a light source in enclosed areas (Like a room) and have ...
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Selling: Assembled or Disassembled?

I have several complete Lego sets that are assembled. I would like to sell them and want to know if I should ask a higher price if I disassemble them and organize the pieces? I also have the ...
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Where is this knock-off LEGO brick from?

These are some of the non-LEGO pieces I had in my LEGO collection when I was a child, and I was told they were old LEGO, but any site on the history of LEGO completely failed to show anything like ...
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What is the rarest LEGO set ever produced?

Is there a general consensus on what the "rarest" LEGO set of all time is? And if so, then what is it?
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I need help finding what LEGO set my pieces are from

I recently found a bag of an old LEGO set that I lost the instructions to, and I don't remember the set name. The set was a blue plane, and the cockpit pieces say AM 02066 and AM 02067. I put this ...
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Why is the EV3 Ultrasonic Sensor (45504) out of stock?

The EV3 Ultrasonic Sensor (45504) has been out of stock for a long time. Is the sensor discontinued due to an accuracy problem? Is there an alternate version of "Gyro Boy" that works without the ...
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Are these LEGO Star Wars bricks genuine or fake?

I bought some LEGO pieces from eBay, and I'm not sure if they are genuine LEGO. I compared them with my LEGO, and every piece of my LEGO has the logo ©LEGO on it. However, only some of the ones I ...
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Which subtheme did the “Space Monorail” sets come under?

Many years ago I remeber attending a model railway exhibition and one of the railways was a Lego monorial that looked very "space" based. I've found 6990 (Monorail Transport System) and 6991 (Monorail ...
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70728/2 Ninjago piece too short?

My son is putting together the 70728 set and the grey tall pieces in book two at step 8 seem to be too short, they leave a gap. By about a mm. Has anyone else had this experience?
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Ninjago lightning and fire dragons

I am searching (to buy) the lighting dragon and the fire dragon from the Ninjago series. I am not interested in other parts of those sets, I'm just searching for the dragons themselves. I have ...
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You know you have been LEGOing too long when

Inspired by this webpage on raytracing I was trying to find out whether something similar exists for LEGOing (playing with LEGO). However, I couldn't find any references to jokes like "You know you ...
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What does the acronym SPUA stand for?

I once heard someone use the acronym SPUA while referring to a LEGO piece. What does that stand for and what does it mean?
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Is there any rhyme or reason to the sizing of LEGO boxes?

Recently, I have noticed that there appears to be no rhyme or reason to the sizing of any given LEGO set box. For example, in the picture below, you can see three sets that have a similar amount of ...
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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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Finding a Piece with a Picture

I have been trying to find this Lego Piece for a while now and I just can't seem to find it. I saw this Lego Warthog MOC on Youtube by hachiroku24 and wanted to build it, but I can't seem to identify ...
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Help me identify this set? Maybe lord of rings, Harry Potter or Star Wars?

My brother has handed down some of his old LEGO to my kids . He had sets including Star Wars, Harry Potter, generic Lego, Batman, and Lord of Rings collected between the years 2006 and 2013. These ...
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Can you identify these Bionicle sets?

Also, I have a box of parts. If I display the heads, will that lead me to what these are? Thanks for any help. My grandson loves to put LEGO parts together so I want to take these apart and have ...
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Can you identify this LEGO Space build from the early 90s?

Can anybody help me identify this LEGO model from this old picture. My son built this around late 80's / early 90's. The closest I can find is the 6956 Stella Recon Voyager set. Same colours and ...
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How can I improve my rackless steering design?

I am trying to build a vehicle with a sturdy steering mechanism powered by the servo motor. When I was a kid I did this all the time with a rack and pinion design, but now I don't have any of the rack ...
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Identify partially built LEGO set

Can anyone help me identify what LEGO set this is from? My son has it half built and we cannot find the instructions and the bricks have been mixed with his other LEGO.
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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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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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LEGO Scalextric?

I have a couple of these car parts in my collection but cannot find anything about them. They are copyright 2003 and show a number 3213 on the back axle. Interesting is that they have 3 electrical ...
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How to disassemble LEGO train engine base part number 28743?

I have one of the new Bluetooth engines (part 28743, but in the bottom it says Hub No 5 model) that has started to underperform and make some noises, I think that it need some maintenance (maybe due ...
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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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Is this a LEGO part?

I have this piece in our box of random LEGO. It doesn’t have any studs to connect to so wonder if it’s even a LEGO piece. Added a picture with other pieces for size perspective. (Sorry about that!) (...
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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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Can anyone identify what this set is from please?

Can anyone identify what this set is from? :
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What is this yellow hinge piece named?

Recently, I've been flipping through a scan of the March 1995 edition of the LEGO Mania Magazine. Something in the corner of page 11 caught my eye: This is the 5th step of the "Flip & Build" ...
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Is this LEGO an authentic original?

I found this LEGO piece in a second-hand LEGO stock. I have never seen a brick like this, and I can't even find the LEGO write on it. Is this LEGO brick original, maybe vintage or some kind of ...
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What Lego set does this belong to?

I want to find which LEGO set this unusual piece belongs to. I have 10? I have a few sets from the late 1980's and the rest are from the 1990's. I have looked and looked. Hope you can help! It looks ...
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Scroll screen in EV3 Home Edition program

I'm using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Home Edition program to program my robot. Typically a program becomes wider than the screen. However, no horizontal scrollbars appear on screen. So how can I view and ...
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How is this kind of structure made?

Recently I found a MOC made by Headzsets from Instagram, in particular this interesting structure from his EVA work. Here is a picture of his structure: (https://www.instagram.com/p/BtCymDRHJx6/) ...
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What's this Colour?

Blue on the left, unknown in the middle, dark turquoise on the right. I've tried every possible color on Bricklink and a couple color guides, I'm lost. Additional detail: It's got a slightly ...
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Identification of vintage sloping window

This is definitely Lego, it is written in the hollow studs. It does not have a part number underneath, only an 01 and a separate 3. I can’t find it in any of the usual databases. The yellow I’m ...
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Technic Piece needs identifying

I need some of this part but I’m struggling to find any sets they came in:
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Where to find this green transparent brick?

Where can I find this lego brick? I have one but I want some more of them for a project.
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Is Space discontinued?

I really liked Space when I was a kid. And now is the time when my friends have kids old enough to play, and I'm old enough to admit I like to play. But I can't see any space sets except realistic ...
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I'm looking for a good LEGO Modeling Program

I've seen people use those programs that model out your own LEGO design so you and others can see how it would look. Can I get a list of a few? Free and safe are preferable. Thanks!
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What is the smallest LEGO component?

When I purchase bulk LEGO bricks, one of the first things I do is to tip the whole lot into a mesh bag and give them a good soak in the bath (of course, I remove all the electrical bits etc. first). ...
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Identifying Vintage LEGO Instructions

I bought a box of old LEGO from the charity shop and the instruction booklet is missing the front page so, I’m struggling to find out information on it and how old it is! Can anyone help?!
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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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online ev3 robot with laser tag

I made these EV3 robots that move like a player avatar in an FPS computer game and want to set up some of them in a room for people to play with by remote control over the internet. Youtube video of ...

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