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Alternative ways of attaching roller coaster wheels

While doing a bit of research about a mine track related question, I noticed that part 24869 "Wheel Roller Coaster" is meant to be used only with part 26021 to form a form a specific ...
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Minimal mine track

I want to create a mine scene on a 32x32 baseplate. I want to run a train track across the front, and then about 12 studs into the mine. Then, I want to build a couple simple mining carts on the ...
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What is inside the LEGO Powered Up L motor?

What's inside the Powered Up L motor (part bb0959c01)? How do its internals compare to the XL motor and the M motor?
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Who and where manufactured these “MIDO” bricks from the 80s?

I own a decent amount of these “MIDO” bricks, I thrifted them with a bunch of official Lego bricks from 1980s sets. I’ve done some research and found nothing on the brand. They are actually great ...
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What is inside the LEGO Powered Up M motor?

What is inside the M motor in the new Powered Up system? How is it different from the older Power Functions motor?
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What is inside the Technic Powered Up XL motor?

What components are inside the new Technic Powered Up XL motor? Is it the same as the PF XL motor, except with a different connector?
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What is the best way to exhibit extra large sets, like Taj Mahal?

Before buying our dream set (Taj Mahal) we are wondering with my Wife how to exhibit it properly? The set is much larger than any other construction we have (23.03x19.29x7.48 inches) and will not fit ...
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Help identifying non Lego blocks

I'm in the UK. I've been given a box of old Lego bricks from when I was a child (80s). These were mixed in. I seem to recall they made a house perhaps? They are larger than Lego, smaller than Duplo (...
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NXT clicking brick syndrome

I have reviewed the other questions as well as I can and I am not seeing what is wrong with my NXT brick. Purchased second hand. Turned it on, seemed fine then started exhibiting dead brick/clicking ...
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Finding the angle for an isosceles triangle roof

I am using clips to make a roof shaped like an isosceles triangle. This feels like one of those things that would be trivial with physical LEGO bricks, but it is near impossible with Stud.io. How can ...
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Is there a 90 degree angle brick?

Is there a brick that I can use to connect LEGO plates at a 90 degree angle?
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NXT Brick will not update firmware (clicking brick syndrome)

I'm running 6 NXT robots in an introductory class. Occasionally we've had bricks that would not accept a program and I've reset the brick by pushing the reset button under the battery pack as well ...
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Which part is this round window frame?

Please identify the round white semi-circle piece in this window. It kind of looks like a mudflap, but I think it's bigger.
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How can I extract a metal axle from a plastic wheel without damaging them?

I have Plate, Modified 2 x 2 with Wheels Red with metal axles that have developed rust and I need to sanitise them, as I have rust even on the plastic pieces This is an example of wheels I need to ...
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Can I share/download a wishlist on Bricklink?

I have a whole set in a wishlist in BrickLink and I would like to share it with some friends. Can I either: Share the list via BrickLink so they can use it directly. Download it in XML so they can ...
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Building a window with the tie-fighter round dish

Is there an elegant way to build a round window with the Radial Cockpit Window? I've tried experimenting with vertical clip plates but it just ends up looking odd.
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PC To NXT Brick via Bluetooth

We have a fully-working java program which can connect to another computer and can send messages from this(both sides run java and we used SPP Server and Client), however when trying to connect to the ...
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How can I easily remove a jumper plate without a brick separator?

How can I easily remove a jumper plate? I find it very difficult to remove this kind of brick with a brick separator.
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Is it possible to shrink down a wheel?

I have a tire 6581 which is stretched to the point it doesn't fit perfectly with the balloon designated for it, at one place it is kinda popped out. It is caused by my stretching it when I was younger ...
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Help Identifying Parts Bags - Technic with a lot of different colors

Can anyone figure out what set these two unopened bags belong to? The loose parts were in a ziplock bag along with the unopened so they MIGHT be part of the same set.
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EV3 manual recording for displacement

So I'm doing this project using an EV3, here are the tasks of the project: We have to save the path that the robot will take manually ( we will move the robot by hand and it'll save the movements) so ...
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How do I remove this piece when the other side is obstructed?

I bought and constructed the Millenium Falcon 75192. Now, I'm breaking it apart for storage. I just don't know how to remove the black piece below (the same as the alone one but in the structure) ...
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Can you identify these 4 minifigs?

Please help me identify these last 4 minifigs.
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What minifigs are these three?

Could you help identifying these 3 minifigures?
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What is this minifig? Female brown hi-viz overalls

Can you identify this Minifig?
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Can you identify this Minifig? Transparent skeleton with red extremities

Can you identify this Minifig?
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Is it possible to non-destructively open the SPIKE Prime smart hub?

I'm referring to this part from SPIKE Prime: Note that this is the same hub that will be used in Mindstorms Inventor. There are four Torx screws on the back side that can be accessed by removing the ...
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EV3-G custom block crashes when Switch statement is copied

My team and I are trying to convert our coding framework made of myblocks into actual blocks. I made an application, that generates a "shell" of the block (the modes, and parameters). After ...
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Trouble with 42110 Land Rover Defender transmission

I just got the 42110 Land Rover Defender and assembled bags 1 and 2. I tested everything before joining the front axle and rear axle, and the friction was quite low, not nearly high enough to get ...
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Batman Arkham Knight Batmobile Instructions

Where can I find a set of instructions for the Lego Batman Arkham Knight Batmobile?
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What did I buy? non-Lego minifigures, in green

I bought this bag of figures today and have no clue what they are, or why I bought them for that matter. 12 "Men figurines", each individually wrapped. Appears that they are all different. ...
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EV3 software with large blocks

I can't seem to find a download for home or education version of EV3 software that has the large white blocks for either macos 10.13 or 10.15 on my imac. Can someone help? I currently have that ...
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EV3G Where can I find the .vix file for the low-level functions? (Set integer, IO operations, start block)

They look like this: By default, when you refer to a vix file, it looks like this: <Reference Type="VILib" Name="TerminalTerminal.vix" /> But, to refer to these low-level ...
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LEGO elements working with capacitive touchscreens?

Ultra Agent sets released in 2015 feature an interesting type of brick, which is called AppBrick (LEGO marketing name) or Brick, Modified 1 x 1 with Stud on Side and Conductive Element on Opposite ...
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Can you help me identify this minifigure? masked face, green belt, black legs

I'm trying to identify this minifigure for my son. It came from a bundle of mixed sets. I initially thought it was from the Super Heroes theme, but I've checked all the Super Hero minifigures on ...
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Alternative to LEGO CONTROL+ app

My son just received the Liebherr R 9800 excavator 42100 LEGO set. It would seem the Control+ app that is recommended for it simply won't work. It doesn't even connect to the blocks. What are the ...
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What files are required to run an ev3 program?

I'm working on a project that aims to help beginning Lego Mindstorms programmers. I'm developing certain "modules" (moving straight, making a turn) for students to try, and I want to develop a program ...
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Converting a .ev3p file into a .ev3 project file

How do I convert a .ev3p file into a .ev3 project file? Everytime I click on the .ev3p file to open it, it just turns up as text in the notepad.
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How to create parts inventory for Rebrickable?

I have literally thousands of pieces of LEGO from our childhood. I have sorted them and now want to scan the pieces using an app like Brickit and then import them into Rebrickable. Is this possible? ...
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Can anyone identify this Hasbro part? 2x2 circle with a ball on a short bar

Description: A 2x2 round tile with a ball sticking out in the middle of it, the ball being slightly smaller than a LEGO axle with ball. I’ve searched Bricklink extensively before, and the brick has ...
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How to resolve Studio's "unavailable color" warning for EV3 motors and sensors?

I have recently switched to Studio from Lego Digital Designer for designing EV3 robots and other mechanisms. It's a great program, but the color palette is driving me crazy. I want to add Lego EV3 ...
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Instructions for fire rescue

I have two sealed bags of LEGO, but I need to find the instructions. The minifigure is a yellow fire rescue guy with a red hat. It has 4 large wheels and 2 bendy yellow hoses. The second bag is a ...
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Does anyone know these non-LEGO bricks? dimples in studs, no connectors on the bottom

We found this box of old (definitely) non-LEGO bricks in Czech Republic. Probably from the seventies or eighties? Does anyone know the manufacturer - brand or set (s) from which they can be? We ...
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How to install Firmware 1.10E on an EV3 home/retail edition brick

If and how can you install firmware 1.10E on an EV3 brick from an home/retail edition set (instead of an education set)? Updates 1.0E9 are only recognized from the Mindstorm software, also with ...
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Motorizing Crocodile Locomotive set 10277 - are there any sets that include hub & motor I need?

Crocodile Locomotive can be powered up by using 1 x 88009 and 1 x 88013. Reviews on hubs and motors strongly suggest it is better, financially, to buy them as part of the sets, not separately. Is ...
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How can I restore a .lms file created on Mindstorms Inventor to another device?

I have Mindstorms Inventor. I have been able to send my .lms files to my computer as backup. Now I would like to be able to load those programs on another device. How can I accomplish this?
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What is this Bionicle-looking set?

Can anyone identify this set? Apparently my father has a bunch of these, and he's trying to figure out what to list on ebay. It appears to be at least Lego / Technic compatible, but I don't know much ...
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Looking for instructions for brick set #135149, silver robot head and black police vest?

I have part two and part three of the this set and I am pretty sure this set has to come from the "Lego Movie" series. The reason I say is because one of the bags has one or two of the secret police ...
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Unknown Piece - Looks like a train car

I found this piece in a tub of Lego; it looks like a train car. There is a hinge piece in the middle that tilts 90 degrees. I've looked at BrickLink & Brick owl to no avail. Can anyone help me ...
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How to create log cabin notched corners?

How can I create the notched corner look of the logs on the LEGO IDEAS: Log Cabin

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