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robotic inventor\spike prime hubs: Hub 2 hub communication AND led matrix control

Recently the Spike essentials set was released, including the very interesting 3x3 led matrix part: The matrix allows to set each individual pixel in the 3x3 array to 10 different shades of 10 ...
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Can someone help identify this piece? Looks like the back of a tiny dump truck

It's the big gray flat piece, if anyone can help find this piece I would appreciate it greatly.
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Mindstorm 51515 If then else alternative - like a switch statement

Is there a way to act on multiple values for a variable? For example, x may be 1, 2, or 3. If then else allows for 2 conditions. Multiple "ifs" work, but is cumbersome. Ideally I'd like a ...
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What are these LEGO pieces? Dark grey, notched, a hole out to the side

Could you please help me identify this LEGO piece?
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How do you scroll the canvas in EV3 Classroom?

I have EV3 classroom installed on Mac. I am writing a pretty lengthy program that does not fit in a single screen. However, I am not able to figure how to scroll down or move sideways. This should be ...
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Does anyone know or can identify these pieces? Lots of long tan, and blue, and white

I bought this from an auction the box that came with it was from LEGO city but judging from the colors it seems like its the wrong box. Can anyone identify?
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Can anyone help me with what set these bags belong to? Black parts galore

I have bags number 5,6,7. I think they may all be to the same set. The QR code is not coming up with anything.
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What are these vintage LEGO-like window pieces?

I have a bag of square white vintage LEGO-like windows but with grooves on 2 sides and square pegs on 2 sides. Has clear "window" pieces and these beam-like bars, the pegs seem to fit the ...
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Which 1x2 brick design is older?

I was trying to rebuild the LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle from 2001 and I’ve noticed that at some point they changed the 1x2’s model. Which design is older?
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What website will allow me to create VERY SPECIFIC minifig heads, torsos and legs?

For instance, if I want to make a minifig of my Minecraft skin, I want some kind of program to do that.
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Identify this partly-built clone brand plane

Someone offered my kid a big box of mixed LEGO parts. I tried to identify some sets and I managed to build 60139 and a monster truck from Technic. But now I'm stuck. I cannot find another set (and I ...
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Who can make a custom made LEGO 777 airplane?

I work in an advertisement agency and our client wants to make a LEGO custom made airplane branded with their branding to be given to their offices. Is there anyone who can make the instructions and ...
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Looking for LEGO parts in a different color

I was wondering if you could assist me in my search for clone-brand bricks Technic parts. I am in need of the following: Design Number Wanted Color Description Quantity 71685 Earth Blue Panel 2 x 3 ...
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Bagged Set Identification from 2011 - 3 bags

I managed to score some (partial) Lego sets still in the bags. All the bags are marked 2011, but I'm struggling to ID them after leafing through 24 pages of 2011 Lego sets on Brickset. The left bag ...
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How can I build the windows depicted in this image?

I am trying to figure out the building technique used in these windows. Does anybody know how to achieve those? Unfortunately I do not have pictures of the lower part. Edit: I only want it to look ...
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How can I build a Lego slope of this exact angle with ideally only legal techniques?

I'm currently building a functional Lego escalator that is minifigure-scaled and with staircases transitioning from flat platform to stairwell. Here's my progress so far: But with the design of the ...
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"Heads up! Could not open project" error message in EV3 software

Whenever we try to edit one of our old projects our EV3 Mindstorms Home software shows us the "Heads up! Could not open project" screen. What should we do? I am on the Mac OS Big Sur 11.2.3 ...
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Live axle + steering

Does anyone know how to make a live front axle (steered, driven, beam axle, preferably with a panhard rod) in a relatively small space, I can't figure it out. This is my rear axle for guidance: Most ...
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Can anyone identify this set or sets - printed tile with a wooden path, lots of browns and tans and oranges

Can someone help me identify this set that I found at a consignment shop? It has some unique pieces and all of the bags were sealed (I opened two bags to get out a couple bricks for pictures). I have ...
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Where should the 76139 Batmobile roof pins land?

Lego Batmobile 76139. Could someone please advise whether the pins installed in step 445 should rest on top of or just in front of the stanchions installed in step 417 ?
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How can find which Duplo sets, featuring car base, are currently sold in France?

My son have been playing a lot with my old LEGO at his grandma's, and I would like to buy him some to play at home. I have tried to figure this out on my own, but I am stuck :( I have read inside the ...
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Millenium Falcon 75192 Disassembled Storage

I recently bought the Millenium Falcon 75192 and built it. I would now like to take it apart and store it. I don't have a LEGO collection, and would like to store it in a way that I won't have to dig ...
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What does "all wheel drive" actually mean in the Land Rover Defender set?

The Land Rover Defender is described by LEGO as "all wheel drive". There is no motor directly attached to power the wheels. The set cannot move unless we pull it by hand. So, what does "...
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Caterpilar D11 (set 42131). Control+ app doesn't seem to work

I just finished my build of the Caterpillar bulldozer D11 (set 42131) and I'm NOT able to operate it with the Control+ app on my iPhone. First the calibrate process begins: Step 1 in that is to move ...
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EV3 brick unable to connect to EV3 Classroom v1.5 app

From Google Translate: My EV3 brick cannot connect to the EV3 classroom version 1.5 application, nor by cable, bluetooth or wifi. I haven't found a way to update the EV3 Brick from this app. How can I ...
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Need help with a vintage LEGO set

I got an old LEGO set recently, I have included a Google image as the one I have is packed away in plastic. Does anyone know the name and history behind it? And if this valuable?
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How to remove round tiles easily from a plate

I have made a road for a medieval style MOC by putting 1x1 tile, 1x1 round tile and 1x1 round plate on plates of varying sizes. When I want to remove the round tile from a stud not on any outer ...
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Which websites can be used to trade minifigures?

Are there any reliable websites that do minifigure trading? I had a look around but couldn’t find much at all.
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Identify these vintage-looking clone-brand minifigs

I have been given them with a lot of blocks from years back. The blocks have higher plates than Lego, and the underneath looks like Loc Blocs / Brix Blox / Kawada… but searching these brands doesn’t ...
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Help identifying minifigs and pieces of sets - purple character with grey horns and red eyes, cyborg type skull, astronauts light up with moving knees

I've got some doozies I've tried identifying. Please see photos but basically a purple guy with horns and yellow teeth, a cyborg type skull (could be a combo), astronauts with moving knees and wearing ...
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What parts are used in this unicorn from Lego Ideas?

I feel like I should be able to find all these pieces and here I am asking. I am trying to gather a list of pieces to buy to build this Lego Idea. It's this Unicorn with articulating legs and neck. ...
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Identify part with handle, rod and loop

I have been trying to figure out this part for 2 days now, using every descriptor I can think of. There is no visible part number, just the LEGO stamp and 2-01. Please help!
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What is this right angled piece with clip and how can it be used?

What element is this? What can it be used for?
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How does the LEGO Typewriter mechanism fit?

My wife is building the LEGO Typewriter set (21327). When she installs the gearbox mechanism at step 210, the whole thing jams when pressing the keys. I am trying to help her and have "unbuilt&...
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Built part of LEGO set - reds and greys and blacks and a computer screen

Any ideas on what this is part of please? Thanks for your help as always.
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is it possible to change the controls in Lego Digital Designer?

I am wondering if it is possible to change the controls in LEGO Digital designer? Because I would like to change the "D" button on my keyboard to "rotate to the right" instead of &...
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Is there any website or youtuber that can help me improve my building skills?

I joined the robotics team in my school and I find it really hard to cope with my friends when building. I need to improve my building skills before returning back to school. Is there any website or ...
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Old Lego duplo train not working on batteries

I've recovered my old lego duplo set from the attic, and tried to get the electric train working again. After inserting fully charged batteries, the train does start, but it's unable to pull even a ...
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Question about Batmobile 76139 build

What's the purpose of the hinge plates in Step 133? I ask because it got in the way when installing the side sections in Steps 222 and 231. I simply pushed it out of the way and everything was OK. ...
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Unknown set bags - long yellow plate, lots of brown

I have 2 bags that are not opened and I am unsure what set they are from, they could be the same set but I am unsure. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Bag 1 looks to have an orange wing and a ...
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Part identification - (handle crank?)

Please help me identify this part. (Both pictures are the same piece, just in different angles) Reverse image search does not help unfortunately. P.s.: Please excuse the unprofessional title, I don't ...
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Is there any legal LEGO compatible bricks?

I have found out that there are many so called LEGO compatible bricks. But are those bricks legal in the sense that they are not copy cat of original LEGO. If there are such bricks - what are they ?
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Help identifying minifigure torsos

Was unable to identify these in Bricklink and goatleg. Can anyone identify any of these? Note that heads, arms, legs could mismatch. They all have the Lego logo on the neck stud.
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EV3 screen either flickering or blank, what do I do? [duplicate]

The screen on my LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 brick has just stopped working. It is blank. I have tried turning it on and off, installed fresh batteries, and I can even hear the selection sounds. Additionally, ...
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Parts on "The Crypt Ghost"

Please identify the curved pieces at the top frame of each segment of The Crypt Ghost. (Are these dinosaur tails). What about the multi-faceted pieces making up the tops and bottom of each grave?
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What is this round part with Technic holes in the middle?

Can someone please tell me what this part is called? I'm looking for what kinds of sets it may have been used in.
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Help identifying likely Star Wars Set

I bought some LEGO in bulk and would love some help identifying what ship/craft these pieces might belong to. Any help is appreciated!
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Lego Boost app won't connect. What are my options?

So far, on three devices (Amazon Fire tab, Galaxy tab S2, Galaxy Phone S9), the following when trying to connect to the move hub from the Boost app: all three permissions (Bluetooth, microphone, ...
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What electronics are inside the Spike Prime motors and sensors?

Is there any information available about the internals of the SPIKE Prime (SPIKE Essential) sensors? What Hall-Sensor is used by the SPIKE motors? To be more precise: I'd like to get information about ...

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