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Can I control PF M-motor with PF train controller?

Can I control Power Functions M-motor from 8293 set with remote control from 60051 train set? It seems from the picture, that the sockets fit into each other. So if I have the train set, and want to ...
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Downloading Stud.io files for official sets

I am looking for a Stud.io file for the 31120: Medieval Castle, but I am unaware of a place where you can find Stud.io files. Is there such a place?
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Are these trees LEGO parts?

I've come across some trees from some bulk purchases I've made, and I can not determine if these are LEGO or "compatible" parts. Any ideas? The tree on the left is an official tree but the one in the ...
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What is this rounded, textured piece with connections at right angles?

Can someone please help me to identify this LEGO brick? Here is another view:
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What parts are these (showerhead)?

Just trying to identify all the metallic colored parts here and the gray one at the top... assuming they are LEGO:
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Bag with blue, brown, and white blocks

I have this bag and I don’t know which set it came from. Mostly blue, brown and white blocks. Some green flowers with little lime green cylinder blocks, too.
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Removable glue for LEGO models

I want to glue my 4-year-old's LEGO bricks, but I want to be able to remove the glue when he is older. What is the best glue to use that is removable and okay to use on LEGO bricks?
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What part number is this? - 1 x 1 at a right angle with one stud and one hole

My son needs this part and I'm unable to find its part number. Can anyone identify it?
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Rigid Hose attachment

I'm trying to supplement some vines with rigid hoses. I'd like to attach some fruit and other things to them. I have Hose, Soft 3mm D. 5L / 4.0cm. But it doesn't grip very well with the hollow studs ...
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Can I make a Complete Red Skeleton

So, it looks like, from searching on Bricklink, there are no red skeleton torsos - only arms and legs. Is that right?
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Are there factories in China that produce raw LEGO-compatible blocks?

Nowadays Chinese are getting really good at making LEGO-compatible blocks. Some sets are really unique and of very good quality. But still - we got our own ideas. I wonder does anyone here know any ...
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2001 BIONICLE Trading Card #255?

This is probably a long shot, but does anyone have or know where to find a picture of the 2001 BIONICLE trading card #255? It's presumably one of the illustrated story cards, and likely features a ...
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Does Enlighten Brick mainly produce copies of old LEGO sets?

I have recently purchased the Enlighten Brick Black Pearl set. It seems to me though that the set is not an original, and is mainly a copy of a prior LEGO set (6285). Is it true? And does it apply to ...
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Mega Bloks identification

Does anyone know what sets these packs of mega bloks are from? These were mixed in with Lego that I brought.
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Unidenitified LEGO set - Star Wars stormtroopers and droids and stickers

Can anyone assist me to identify this set of LEGO. It's probably from between three to eight years old. I found the pieces but no instructions. I'm not sure if the orange pieces in the bottom right ...
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Set identification - Movie set

I have a set that could be a partial set and, to make things even more difficult, include parts of a different set. It looks to me like a movie set, with a director and an aide. There are some other ...
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Prepare for Wedo WRO

My son is 5 years old and completely hooked on to Wedo. I would like to unlock the possibilities for him to explore his area of interest. One such avenue can be to prepare for competitions like WRO. ...
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Which set would these red and grey pieces be from?

Hoping for help in identifying which set these bags have come from. These were given to my son but we are missing bag 1 and instructions. Pictures of front and back of packets:
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Is there an open dataset of LEGO part photos suitable for machine learning?

I'm working on an app to identify LEGO elements from a photo using machine learning. I've completed a crude prototype that only supports the most common 10 elements. I'm currently rendering images for ...
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Simplest/cheapest way to build a tensegrity model?

My daughter saw some beautiful and interesting tensegrity (tensional integrity) LEGO models on the Internet: and she would like to get one for her birthday. We've got a few Harry Potter LEGO sets at ...
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What are possible sets for these castle pieces?

I bought what I thought was a box of Lego bricks that contained a castle. About half the castle pieces were there. This is a picture of some of the major and larger pieces. I'm wondering if someone ...
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Can anyone identify what set these may have come from? Lots of burgundy colored pieces and a few Technic pieces

The year listed is 2011, but I really have no other information as these were salvaged from a thrift store.
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Reinforcing a pair of Bent Double 11.5 Liftarms under Rotational Tension

I purchased a clone MOC out of interest a few months back, this following set. Because it does use clone pieces, I knew there was a high chance of breakage and poor fit, especially in the tensegrity ...
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Mindstorms Vision Command - what shall I do with it?

I have a Vision Command camera, bricks and book, still boxed with instructions and a W98 coaster, er I mean CD, and was about to donate it to a charity shop but it seems there's no 64 bit driver for ...
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Remove 3, maybe 4, decades old PVA glue from Lego

A friend of mine gave me a large crate of Lego that he found in the house he just bought. It appears to be several sets from the late 70's. (I spotted the building instructions for the 850 and 851 ...
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Pentagonal shield attachments

Do the Pentagonal Power Shields have 2 anti-studs on the back. Would they attach more firmly to a LegoBrick, Modified 1 x 1 x 1 2/3 with Studs on 1 Side then a basic headlight brick?
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more help identifying material

Ok, since my daughter has gotten into LEGO extensively lately, and I've pulled out all the bins that I got good deals on from prior years (like back in 2018/2019, I found one other (hopefully last) ...
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Can I use the EV3 IR Sensor with a power functions remote?

In other words, I want to control my Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot with my Lego Power Functions remotes. The EV3 has an IR sensor, and the PF remotes are IR Remotes, but will they work together?
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Robot Inventor Bluetooth not working

A while ago, I started up the Robot Inventor program and noticed the computer was not connecting. When I clicked the "Connect" button, the loading "circle" simply started spinning ...
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Unsure what set this bag of small tan and grey elements goes to

I found this bag and I'm not sure what set it goes to.
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Can anyone tell me where to donate a lot of Hero Factory parts and pieces?

Wondering where to donate gently used Hero Factory parts and pieces. Surely there are people who might want them. Not sure if Goodwill will take them. I have already tried eBay. Any other ideas? I'd ...
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Duplo block with facecloth or towel on

I'm currently kitting out a new bathroom for my Lego son, and I would like to modify a set of drawers, including using Duplo pieces as labels for the drawer contents. I've found Duplo blocks for ...
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My copy of Republic Fighter tank 7679 doesn't have a part count. Is it legit?

Oddly enough it has no part count on the box whatsoever and I bought it from a Italian seller on Bricklink. It was quite expensive. I doubt this is a counterfeit. But you can't be to sure. Why is ...
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What does 18853 (Friends flower) connect to besides 37695 (Plant stem with 3 leaves) or 11609 (Friends accessories star)?

What does 18853 (Friends flower) connect to besides 37695 (Plant stem with 3 leaves) or 11609 (Friends accessories star)? Is there a good way to attach it to common plant stems (3741) like this one:
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Gearing problem

I have a technic MOC with lots of gears which runs fine when motorized with the Control+ L motor, the motor itself attached to the "dumb" battery box that would have been included with the ...
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Can an EV3 power a buggy motor with the NXT to 9V extension cable?

On Philo's motor comparison webpage, https://www.philohome.com/motors/motorcomp.htm, it says that the buggy motor (42908 lego id, 5292 bricklink id) is not recommended to be powered by an RCX as the ...
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How can I remove permanent marker from a LEGO brick?

I need to remove permanent marker from hard plastic. How can I do it?
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Can the new road plates be used to build ramps or hills?

I have the new LEGO City road plates, and I'm wondering if they can be used to create ramps or hills. Here's the road plate system I'm referring to: Ramps and hills weren't easy to create with the ...
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Grand piano page 269 of instructions - are the gears suppose to stop after a quarter turn or keep going when reversing directions

The directions show the gears are suppose to move counter clockwise. When I follow the directions on page 268-269, and push the reverse button on the Lego power-up app for the Grand Piano, the gears ...
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LEGO Mindstorms 9797 (NXT Education base set) Software Download

Where I can download the Software for the LEGO Mindstorms 9797 (NXT Education base set)
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Help identifying potentially two LEGO sets - Hogwart's and Star Wars?

I just received a LEGO Eiffel Tower set from a very generous neighbor. With the set, she included two other bags of LEGO pieces just in case the Eiffel Tower set was not complete and had pieces of it ...
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unknown pieces of a set - stickers on round corner bricks

I have found these pieces in a bulk purchase and I would like to find out the set. They have sticker on it. Maybe a star wars set? many thanks
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Where can one find the documentation for the LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor software?

Is the documentation (either official or unofficial) of the programming "language" for the LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor software available somewhere? Preferably online, without requiring ...
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How would one add custom made 3rd party pieces to LEGO Digital Designer?

There are a number of producers of custom LEGO compatible pieces, how would one add such a custom piece to the LDD software, or otherwise make use of them?
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Do these bagged GUDI pieces make up a single set?

I purchased what I thought was some second-hand LEGO today. There was a single plastic bag with the words "Complete Set" written on it in sharpie marker. There were 6 sealed polybags inside, ...
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I bought a box of used LEGO and found these 4 bags in it

No pieces stand out. I see just one minifigure with a red body without anything indicating what it is. Any idea what set it belongs to?
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Which current wave (2018 onwards) Harry Potter set should I buy to make 12 Grimmauld Place?

I would really want LEGO to make an official model of 12 Grimmauld Place, the magical house in London used by the Order of the Phoenix. As this building is rather dim and uninteresting from the ...
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How should I go about buying 10-20 generic minifigs?

Not a collector, just looking to fill out a few things with sort of generic minifigures. I don't care a ton about what they look like, or even if they're all unique. Just looking for a good variety of ...
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Can cherries connect to anything?

Can the Cherry Piece connect to anything such as a hollow 1x1 round plate or a 1x1 round brick?

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