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Are Technic and Education sets overpriced because they're "educational"?

It seems like to get a Technic set of any substantial size costs hundreds of dollars. It's kind of insane. Technic is marketed as "educational". Sometimes I wonder if The LEGO Group is ...
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Align 2xX plate on "sandwiched" brick (height of 5 plates)

I'm using "baseplates" for my builds which are built by using two 16x16 plates with one brick height between them (to connect multiple baseplates with Technic bricks and pins). Now I'd like ...
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Part identification of an element used in the snout of a micro-scale whale

I need help identifying this part: I would think something bionicle, but going through the list on bricklink I couldn't find anything, it's sort of similar to a bionicle eye, but not quite.
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Can anyone help me with what set this bag belongs to? brown door, some flowers, a $100, an envelope

There is a brown door, some flowers, a $100, an envelope
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Can you identify this LEGO part? - 8x8 lattice design with 2 studs by 2 studs in the middle

The piece is red 2.5" X 2.5" square, Lattice design with 2 studs by 2 studs solid tile in middle and 8 studs on each outside around the edge
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Does anyone know what this piece is? 3224730, with a bar at right angles to two more-rectancular bits

I found this piece and don't have any idea where it came from or what it would be used for. The number "3224730 2" is stamped on the side. For scale reference, the long round bar portion ...
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How can you restore discolored bricks? [duplicate]

I just started collecting LEGO bricks a few months ago. This became my hobby to ease anxiety because of COVID. However, I noticed some of my LEGO bricks had discoloration. Can you suggest effective ...
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How is the roof on this bridge town formed?

I recently came across this build from Markus Rollbühler: It includes many great details and building techniques. I'm curious how the conical tower roof is formed, though: It's obviously made using ...
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Does a LEGO Technic Power Functions L Motor work with a v1 receiver?

Does a LEGO Technic Power Functions L Motor work with a v1 receiver? I really want to know it, because then I know what motor I should buy.
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Ev3 classroom 1.5.2.0 not working

When I try to create a new project or open an old project, the program does not work. We have 10 computers (desktops) with different versions of Windows 10 Stuck on this.
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How do I keep track of my Bricklink orders?

I just noticed "This order will be purged from the BrickLink website on …" on the bottom of one of my Bricklink orders. How do I keep track of the inventory I bought on Bricklink after the ...
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Identify an unusual double-ended ball socket link part

This part is made up of three pieces - two identical ball socket ends that fit the standard tow ball size, and a thin rod connecting the two that is freely rotating. This allows the two ends to rotate ...
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Help identify set - Star Wars Episode 1-3 Era

Been organizing old toys and ran into this completely built part that looks like some backdrop item from Tatooine - a vertical thing you see near Luke's farm. It looks very familiar, and I can swear I ...
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What set are these bags from? bearded mini-fig head, tan, dark tan, maroon, white and black bricks, some small black windows

I picked up two sealed bags up from the church thrift store. Markings are 2017, 515R8, 13149, bag numbers 3 and 4, Each bag has at least one flesh colored, bearded mini-fig head, tan, dark tan, maroon,...
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Missing 1 of 6 bags to a set, how can I identify what parts are missing

I bought a used set and it has 5/6 bags. How can I identify what parts are in bag 1 so I can order them? Set is 7964
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Which LEGO sets do these pieces belong to? Star Wars? White, grey, yellow

I got these LEGO sets from a consignment sale. They were all in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag. Any thoughts on which sets they came from? The first bag is open and I've been assuming that the loose ...
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Does anyone know what piece this is and its number? Large red hemisphere with angry face

I would like to know what piece this is, found it in my collection.
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LEGO Bugatti Issues

This is my first post and my first LEGO set. I recently built LEGO Bugatti Chiron with all the features working. I am however having an issue with the rear axle/wheels. The rear brake calipers fall ...
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How do I build this robot car?

I want to start using more LEGO Technic, but I'm not sure what the best way is to buy the parts without breaking the bank. I'd really like to make a robot like the ones shown in this video. Making ...
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Box seals: Two arrows instead of 4-digit manufacturing code, is this a fake?

I have bought a lego architecture 21001 "John hancock" from a website.But as the title, there is no 4-digit code on the sticker. Could you guys help check if the stick is not the original ...
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Blender has "weight" but not the part itself?

New to Blender, I downloaded it to look for some parts that aren't available on Studio. I saw one part, 54937, listed in Peeron and LIC. I also looked on LDraw. For my download, I found part 54937 in ...
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Minifig head with orange glasses - Which set is it from?

I am trying to make a LEGO minifig self-portrait, and I found a head that looks similar enough. But I can't for the life of me figure out which set this is from. Do you know? https://www.bricklink....
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3 studded zig-zag brick

I have a bag of bricks - one brick has 3 studs and it is a zigzag shape. Any ideas which set could it be? It is cream coloured and among the other pieces included is an 8 sided dark grey flat plate.
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Identify rarity of Pantone minifigure

I'm trying to find out if the item gifted to me is authentic and if it is by any chance rare so I can display it well to showcase it. I'm not sure if I have a Lego piece indeed.
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Delete projects from Mindstorms EV3 Brick

I am using Lego Mindstorms with https://makecode.mindstorms.com/ and once the projects are downloaded to the brick, I cannot delete them anymore.
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Seeking inventory of Mega Bloks set 9815

I have Mega Bloks set 9815. My children have lost the booklet that came with this set. I am looking for either in PDF or in Jpeg images a copy of the booklet. I hope to restore this set replacing ...
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Creating client logos and buildings

My colleague and I are looking to give our smaller customers a custom built company logo out of LEGO, and our 3 largest customers a model of their entire building. Can you give us some pointers on ...
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Advise on my mine

I'm building an old west mine. My goal is for the mine to burrow into a mountain with tunnels and miners inside. The front view will be railroad going into the entrance with a light bluish gray ...
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Unknown Alien Robot Set

My grandsons are intrigued by the LEGO robot that is partially assembled. However we cannot locate the instructions to complete the assembly. Does anyone recognize and know what LEGO set this is?
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How to fix the Lego Technic RC Stunt Racer (42095) set's turning drift?

I just finished the Lego 42095 Stunt Racer and noticed that there is a slight drift to the right when it drives forward. It works fine in reverse mode - reverses in a straight line. Any suggestions, ...
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EV3 Classroom: Project, Programs and MyBlocks

There are two useful features in the EV3 MINDSTORMS (LabView-based) software, that do not appear to be in the EV3 Classroom (Scratch-based) software. We could create a project and write multiple ...
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Insert a gear into a turntable?

Is there a way to insert a 24 tooth gear into a turntable of the 48452cx1 type? --> Is there any model to feature any tooth gear (even smaller) used inside this turntable? This specific ...
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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 somewhat separated into color themes (blue/green, white/brown, pink/yellow/orange)

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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