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What LEGO pieces have "real-world" functionality?
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Gears function quite well for creating mechanical devices such as functioning clocks: Design by KEvronista, picture by me. Naturally you can use an electric motor for more accurate timekeeping, as in ...

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Has anyone created a analogue LEGO clock that runs time accurately?
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According to this video of tuning a LEGO clock by KEvronista, he was able to get the accuracy within a few seconds per day. The key is to use a small amplitude of oscillation (angle) for the pendulum ...

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Creating arrow patterns
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Another convenient way I found is with the new triangular 2x2 tiles. The only issue is that the color selection is a little limited. For simple pentagon shape, Modified 2 x 3 Pentagonal Tile is quite ...

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Why do LEGO boxes have a maximum age limit?
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The Man Upstairs : You know the rules, this isn't a toy! Finn : Um... it kind of is. The Man Upstairs : No, actually it's a highly sophisticated inter-locking brick system. Finn : But we bought it at ...

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Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 brick is not working
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It will never hurt to contact Lego support. Customer support is busy right now so at worst you will get a no in a few days. I have had great experience with Lego support, sending me replacement pieces ...

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