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I tried LDD at first, but frankly, the order in which it adds the parts is often quite nonsensical: I also tried a bunch of other tools, some of which are mentioned elsewhere on this page, with mixed results. So what I ended up using, with great success, is LIC (LEGO Instruction Creator). It's beta, somewhat buggy, and for all I can see it was written by ...


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Here is an approximation of the bridge that appears on the cover of the catalog pictured above. Unlike the version in the picture, this model uses bracket pieces to attach the arched section to the rail bed. All the pieces in this build were available prior to 1994. The arches are decorative and do not really contribute to the strength of the bridge. This ...


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My 7190 Millennium Falcon kit has a mistake where the inventory for the page doesn't include two pieces on it. So, invariably, when I'm building it I forget to include those two pieces, and they are left over until the very end, at which point I have to follow this process: Say "Dammit" Flip backwards through the booklet to find the page that last added ...


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I don't have this set, but used 8421 as a test. This set is also released in 2005. Looking at the PDF you see the same color scheme of the axles, were the black appear to be gray and vice versa When looking at the instruction manual You see the normal colors, so indeed your set came with the normal colors and due to some bad scanning and compression the ...


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These are instructions from "LEGO Books - Idea Book #1 or 221", that was released in 1973. YouTuber BrickTsar uploaded his entire childhood book HERE. Similar to the LEGO Idea books I had as a kid in the late 80's, these types of books were made with multiple sets in mind. So, there isn't a focus on one specific set. The focus was you nagging your ...


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LPub LPub is a program that allows you to produces step by step instructions for models. It's an alternative to the built-in Building Guide Mode featured in Lego Digital Designer which produces a set of instructions automatically (although not necessarily in the most logical way). LDD model instructions can be created in LPub provided that the parts in the ...


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After emailing back and forth with LEGO, I think I have an acceptable answer: Example: BI 3005/48 - 7594 V 110 2/2 - Download size: 5.94 Mb ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Stands for Building Instructions A number for internal usage by different LEGO teams. You'll see that many different ...


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You probably want Lego Digital Designer: http://ldd.lego.com/ Once you have the .lxf file open, you'll want to select View -> Building Guide Mode from the menu. This should give you step by step building instructions.


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I rebuilt the model as best as I could in Lego Digital Designer using only parts from that particular set. There were a few parts where I couldn't actually find a piece in that set so I used a replacement part that exists in the set. LDD File PDF Instructions + Part List


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As TheBrickBlogger said, you need to wait: Even contacted their customer support and the reply was: I don't think those are every available publicly Not unless you are an employee And after insisting repeatedly, answer from seniors was: So they confirmed they would not be available. Sorry! Update: rebrickable have full detail of all ...


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The cause is simple. The images are authored in a vector or CAD format. When Lego rendered these vector images to the low resolution images in the PDFs, the thin outlines got turned into lines with a thickness of one pixel. Due to their small yet complex cross-section the axles get mostly covered by their outlines.


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Yes, there is LXFML - which is if you like an "offical" XML format for LEGO models - in that it's produced and maintained by The LEGO Group. The .LXF format used by LEGO Digital Designer is a compressed archive containing a thumbnail in .png format and a model definition file in LFXML. As I noted in the answer to that question, the LDD team have shared ...


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Bricklink lists it as Technic, Axle 5.5 with stop The blue number is the length of the axle. It is mentioned in the part list to distinguish axles of different lengths in a set. In this case, the length is 5.5, so yes, it is written as 5,5 because of the locale.


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This set is 6848 Strategic Pursuer. Instruction scans are available on Peeron.


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Depending on what you have, your best bet is probably to re-build each set, and sell them as complete. Try BrickLink if you're not in a hurry to sell. You can see how much sets are selling for, and price yours accordingly. You can list them until they sell, and they only charge a small percentage when the items sell. If you want fast cash, sell them on ...


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Beams, axles, panels, and axles connectors usually have numbers next to them, to uniquely identifies the piece: for beams and axles, the number is the length (length in number of holes) for panels, it identifies the panel (and the panel mold contains the same number) for axle connectors, it identifies the angle (again, the same number is part of the mold, ...


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While there are multiple sizes of instructions and lack of database with dimensions my answer is based on personal observation. Looking at the stash of my instructions from multiple sets (including several largest Technic models) I can state that the largest dimension I have is of A4 paper size, which is 210 x 297 mm. I'd like to note that this is for ...


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Here you go: http://goichot.free.fr/lego/7822/8.JPG Have been looking myself for hours as I have two 7822 sets but no box...


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Eurobricks forum has hundreds of official sets in LDD format here: http://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=41226&#entry727293


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The city people pack is probably 9348: Community Minifigure Set based on the clasic space minifig print. The numbered bags are probably from 4635: Fun With Vehicles - that's based on the colours and the lime green/"bright yellow/green" cap. I think the first 2 bags are from 6118: Wheels and Tyres. This set has the same number of the small (8x) and bigger (...


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It turns out it is real, just not from a single set itself, but from the official instructions for a combo-model between Exo-Force models 7700-1: Stealth Hunter and 7701-1: Grand Titan to make Mountain Warrior. You can find the pictured step on page 26 of the instructions.


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Spider-Man: Spider-Cycle Chase (Set 76004) I found this by going to bricklink.com, searching for a recognizable piece, then seeing which sets that piece could be found in.


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Your best bet is probably to browse the list of Technic sets on Brickset (sort by year of release, ascending). There aren't that many before 1990 so it should be easy to find, one which sounds a bit like what you describe is 8865 Test Car from 1988.


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I just built the bridge yesterday. I didn't have all the parts so had to be creative at some points. I'll improve some joints once I picked up more of my Lego at my dads' place. Very funny project! Pictures:


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Take pictures! The easiest way is to take photographs of each step as you build. No special software is required, you can just step through each building stage by flicking through photos. If your tablet has a camera you will have everything you need to create and view the instructions. You might want to include which parts you need for the next step in ...


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After testing several software (and figuring out quite a few are not compatible with each other), I tested Leocad, and was able to easily create models and generate instructions. In Leocad 0.82, going through "Print Preview…" and then printing to PDF generates simple and clean instructions. http://raphink.github.io/lego_models shows the results I got with ...


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Based on the parts, it looks suspiciously like an internal part bag for 10232 Palace Cinema - which means there's no specific instructions to make something with just those parts - the whole set of instructions can be found online. To clarify - a set like Palace Cinema will have a number of "Numbered" bags that correspond to part of the building ...


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One is used in step 54 on page 49 and another one in step 65 on page 58. It's likely you missed the one from step 65 as it is just reinforcing the "flap" on the front of Wall-E - not a structural component.


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Set #75915-1: Jurassic World Pteranodon Capture


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This bag is from 70736-1: Attack of the Morro Dragon Based on: 6116600: Ninja Sword 6109561: Blade 10M W/Ø3.2 6039194: Stone 1X2X1 1/3 W. 2 Plates 2X2 and a double check with the instructions.


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