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Try BrickLink.com, the Online LEGO Marketplace. It works like eBay, with buyers and sellers from all over the world. You can buy the exact pieces you need, in the quantity and condition you need. Since you want a large bulk of parts, I would suggest that you post your request on the BrickLink Forum first, as there may be sellers who have a very large ...


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The Pick-a-Brick selection has the more common pieces that aren't specific to sets whereas on Bricks and Pieces you can get set specific pieces that are more uncommon such as minifigure parts from a (non-licensed) theme. Since the Bricks and Pieces parts are more specialized they are usually more expensive than Pick-a-Brick, so don't get basic bricks from ...


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Besides the previous answer, I would also add that Bricks-and-Pieces was intended to be a replacement service for missing parts, broken parts, etc. from a set you have bought. While Pick-A-Brick is for buying generic loose pieces. Thus the interface and they way to identify the parts you want, as well as the selection, is very different. At Bricks-and-...


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001 - Minifigure, Utensil Coin. or Minifigure, Utensil Ring 1 x 1 - Lord of the Rings. Alternative answer by Alexander "Hawk-eyes" O'Mara, Thanks. 002 - Plate, Round 1 x 1 with Open Stud. 003 - Bar 1L with 1 x 1 Round Plate with Hollow Stud Black. 004 - Bar 1L with 1 x 1 Round Plate with Hollow Stud Light Bluish Gray. 005 - Plate, Modified 1 x 2 with 1 ...


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You can certainly combine a number of LEGO parts to build the sort of element you are hoping for. If you want just one part to do this as simply as possible, I'd recommend a 16x16 plate: This part is about 5 inches by 5 inches and has studs on top and antistuds underneath. You can find it on Bricklink: http://alpha.bricklink.com/pages/clone/catalogitem....


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I think it's going to be the 1x12 (#60479) and 2x16 (#4282) for regular Lego plates. The next longest plain-ish plate is probably the 6x28 (#5301, 5309, 4093), but these are thicker than typical plates. For regular tiles I think the 1x8 (#4162) and 2x4 (#87079) are the longest. Outside of the 2x? they made some odd-ball Scala tiles at 3x6 (#6934) and 8 x ...


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Adding a few extra observations: Purchases from "Pick a brick" are eligible for VIP points, whereas purchases from "Bricks and pieces" are not. VIP points can be redeemed on both Pick A Brick and Bricks & Pieces orders. Shipping fees are higher for "Pick a brick" than "Bricks and pieces". Make large purchases from the "Pick a brick" store to bring the ...


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Bricklink tells me that 6102555 is Tile, Round 2 x 2 with Bottom Stud Holder with Pizza Pattern and 81867 is Tile, Round 2 x 2 with Pizza Pattern which according to the 3D model is the old style with the X on the bottom. Other than that, they seem to be identical.


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First of all: LEGO prices fluctuate depending on retailer (LEGO.com, Wal-Mart, Target, Toys'R'Us, etc.), so "cheapest" also depends on the time of year and the retailer you look at. Secondly, are you only interested in a PowerFunctions motor, and is the set you ask for just a vehicle to get the motor? In that case you might want to know that you can just ...


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A baseplate does not have connectors on the bottom. The holes you see are simply an artifact of the forming process. That said, it would be possible to build a scaffolding that supports a baseplate and keeps it "in system" with the surrounding bricks. A baseplate sitting (loosely) on top of the studs of another brick rests at the same height as a plate ...


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A baseplate is not the same as a plate. A baseplate is meant as a base for your lego constructions, a plate can be used in a construction as well. As for plates, I think 16x16 is the largest and 6x24 is the longest you can find.


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The cheapest option would be to join your local RLUG and participate in the lugbulk program, however given the time constraint of having an exposition already next fall this might not be feasible (lugbulk takes nearly a year to organize, order, deliver, sort, etc...) The next best solution would then be to visit your lego store again and ask the personnel ...


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That part is Tile 4x4 with studs on edge. It's available in many colours but there are only a small number of printed variants. Rebrickable shows 27 printed variants, 12 of which are Star Wars prints like the one in your question. I'm not aware of any third-part labels or stickers but you could probably print your own if you're handy with Photoshop or the ...


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Also, delivery time for Bricks and Pieces is faster than for Pick a Brick, at least in USA. One thing to note, though, Bricks and Pieces closes for the Holidays and resumes in February,


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What you're describing is not (directly) possible, but you DO have some alternative options: The standard solution is to use Bluetooth. Two NXTs can communicate with Bluetooth using the Lego software. Pair the NXTs using the on-brick menus. Write programs for both NXT 1 and NXT 2: At the start of the program, NXT 1 initiates a Bluetooth connection ...


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There are several places you can go to to download a catalog of LEGO parts. All these catalogs use a different part number scheme than LEGO officially uses (due to the fact that until a few years ago, LEGO part information was a company secret). In no particular order: Bricklink. This is the most expansive catalog, and has a dedicated page for creating a ...


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They have different printings, although the website posts the same images.


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