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Pirates of Barracuda Bay 21322 - Is there a way to get the ship pirating-worthy?

The review over at Brickset mentions this exact modification: Pearl gold windows are fixed inside each gunport, preventing the deployment of cannons. While this seems slightly odd, the lattices can ...
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What is a "MOD" and how does it differ from a "MOC"?

It's MODification, "My Own Design" is silly. Also used quite extensively outside of the LEGO community, e.g. in gaming a MOD is altered game code you execute, either to cheat or to change ...
8 votes

42042 Crawler Crane: conversion to remote control

There's a nice looking mod on Rebrickable that includes full building instructions. This includes the following PF components: 2 L-Motors - drive 1 M-Motor - tilt cab 1 M-Motor - boom elevation 1 M-...
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5 votes

Emerald Night Piston replacement + jamming issue

There is a Bricklink store that sells custom-made train driver rods. I've never bought any so I can't speak to the quality. There are supposedly limitless varieties possible but given that you're ...
5 votes
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Does the LEGO Star Wars Holiday X-Wing (4002019) contain any unique pieces?

Checking part inventory for this set on Rebrickable I found following part to be unique: 10169 - Minifigure, Utensil Sack / Bag with Handle in Green Review posted on New Elementary also suggest ...
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4 votes
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How can the A and B models of the 42055 Bucket Wheel Excavator be modded to fit together?

I have found someone in this video doing that mod. The modification consists of removing a part of the hopper wall to let the BWE drop it's output into it from the side. These are the relevant ...
3 votes

Emerald Night Piston replacement + jamming issue

I found building instructions for a BR 23-001-L that has a more realistic look on the pistons. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n8uh-DBLFg Here is a pdf tutorial on what to think about when ...
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2 votes

Linear Actuator Clicking

As both the LXF file and the video are unavailable, I can only guess at the problem you are facing. But if the linear actuator is clicking, it means the built-in clutch is engaging, as the forces ...
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Cheap Lego sets for Kindergarten classroom?

If there is no need for the bricks to belong to specific sets (as in, it's not important to be able to build some official models from them) then I'd say the best way is to look for ebay bulk brick ...
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Cheap Lego sets for Kindergarten classroom?

You have a lot of resources at hand as a teacher in your community. Have you considered sending home a request for gently used LEGO Bricks in your student's folders at the start of the year? The ...
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Cheap Lego sets for Kindergarten classroom?

You may also consider renting them from Pley. Their website allows for set rentals at a discounted rate. I'm sure if you emailed them they might have something special for educational institutes as ...

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