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How can I make controller ports round for my "Lego Gamecube"

Perhaps something like this using 1x4 arches could work? This does work out to being 2 modules too wide for 1:1 scale with a GameCube, but the trade-off in accuracy may be worth it to you to get the ...
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What came first? Print or sticker?

The BrickLink Catalog, which is the most comprehensive database of LEGO parts ever made, lists the first official stickers from 1971. They were used in the Homemaker sets to decorate furniture, etc. ...
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Have LEGO stickers changed materials over time?

Note. Speaking from my experience from year 1990 onward. During this time I can distinguish at least 3 periods of different experience with stickers. From 1990 till sometime before 2000 (or early ...
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Missing Decals After Purchasing

I had a similar problem with my McLaren Elva, the printing of the stickers was severely misaligned with the cutting. I used the Lego Customer Service Missing Bricks form to report the problem and they ...
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How can I identify LEGO stickers?

Using the full sticker sheet for #60150 Pizza Van set as an example, there are a few options. If you have the full sticker sheet, you might be able to find a part number for the sticker sheet (in ...
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Missing stickers in a LEGO set

You should get in touch with LEGO Customer Support. I'm sure they will be more than happy to ship you missing sticker sheet. If you are still looking to purchase the stickers instead, you can do so on ...
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4 votes

How big is a LEGO torso in Microsoft Paint

The size won't matter in Paint, what will matter is the resolution of your printer. For example, if you want to print 1 inch by 1 inch, and your printer is 800 DPI, then you need an 800x800 image.
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Why are there some extra letters on lego Car License Plates?

The letters typically represent the initials of the set designer. See more discussion on this topic in this EuroBricks forum thread. For example, the initials "MB" stand for Marcos Bessa, where "MS" ...
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How can a sticker be removed?

I use a hair dryer to heat the sticker up a bit. Then a plastic scrapper or plastic knife or fingernail to scrape off the sticker and as much of the glue as possible. The genuine LEGO stickers seem ...
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What are some helpful techniques for applying stickers?

The LEGO brick separator, spanner and crow bar have thin wedges on the end, which makes the sticker a bit easier to line up, rather than position by hand. I have heard some people talk of placing a ...
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Why stickers instead of printed decoration and vice versa?

I think it depends on series, if set is licensed as well as targeting audience. Sometime printed parts are used in a place where sticker would be hard to apply. Architecture series, is a good example ...
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What are some helpful techniques for applying stickers?

While building the Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters, I used tweezers to place the stickers. This let me reposition it if it wasn't quite in the right spot, but had already started sticking to the ...
2 votes

Fixing poorly applied stickers

To remove stickers, I use lighter fluid. However, it can damage plastics, and I've never used it on LEGO bricks before, so please test it first. Apply the lighter fluid to the sticker, and use a ...
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What is the Airport Shuttle logo meant to symbolize?

First of all, here's a slightly enhanced, upclose image of the logo. My best guess is that it's meant to represent a railway T-Intersection as seen below. I believe this is especially possible, ...
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Missing stickers for 71374: Nintendo Gaming Console LEGO set

you can contact LEGO customer service by email, phone and chat about missing parts or sticker sheets for second party sellers, try Bricklink
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How to help a yellowed brick with a sticker?

I've done this a few times before. To remove the sticker, get a hair dryer and gently warm it up - this will slightly melt the glue make it easier to get off. The trick now is to lift it without ...
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How to help a yellowed brick with a sticker?

I think that the best thing to do would be to keep everything as it was because in selling, even if it is damaged, the ORIGINAL product will usually sell for more than a restored product. this also ...
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