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Which resolution is necessary to print bricks with a 3D printer?
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Depends on your tolerance. :) In the manufacture of LEGO bricks the machine tolerance is as small as 10 my (0.01 mm). Source: Company Profile. An introduction to the LEGO Group (2010) For me, ...

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LEGO plate with square holes?
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Those would be Waffle Bottoms, which seem to have been mostly phased out by 1969, except for the 4x8 plate that went until 1971. Having not read any deep history on old LEGO designs, I'm going with ...

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Minifigures creator?
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Minifig Generator might work for you. Or maybe the SigFig Creator. Flash based, but also fun: Mini-Mizer. Even better, suggested by rioforce: LEGO Universe Minifig Wizard I'm sure there are more......

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Need help identifying these 3 bags
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These bags are very likely the Cargo Truck (60020).

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LEGO old discontinued model?
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You clearly are thinking of Roaring Roadsters.

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Can someone please help me ID these parts?
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Pretty sure the piece directly under the Dome Top is just a 1x1 round brick, then a standard 2x2 round plate...

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Indentify old LEGO kit, classic car with bird driver
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Looks like it could come from one of two Fabuland sets, Bonnie Bunny's Camper or Charlie Crow's Carry-All. The radiator piece also comes in The Fabuland House. Given your bird man as driver, I'm ...

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When did the LEGO company begin?
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LEGO was founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen. He established his business in the village of Billund, Denmark. His firm manufactured stepladders, ironing boards, stools and wooden toys. http://www....

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What about these old houses?
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To answer your three bullet points: Very likely. Possibly. Highly unlikely. Sad that they are glued, but they are still pretty cool. You might get some money for them if you find a buyer. Regardless,...

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What are the differences between the two available pizza elements?
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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 ...

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Large blue windscreen with shuttle decal
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This is a Windscreen 8 x 6 x 3 Wedge with Space Port Pattern on Top and Sides (Stickers) - Set 6453.

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Trying to ID a piece.
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Pretty sure you're describing a Bionicle Krana Holder 3 x 4, which allegedly comes in light grey, dark grey, brown, red, blue, and green.

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How much do you think these Lego pieces are worth?
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My answer to this kind of question is always "it's worth exactly as much as someone is willing to give you for it." That said, one could look up prices on BrickLink (assuming there are any for sale ...

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Which set includes a large white mask
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The mask in the first picture is from the Hero Factory set Witch Doctor. The other pic looks like it's from the same set.

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How to make LEGO unbreakable
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It's hard to answer this question without knowing more about the model in question. Something like a small Lowell Sphere would probably be made 'unbreakable' by a little squirt of expanding foam ...

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What will LEGO do when all the crude oil on earth is used?
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They're working on it! Should be ready in 15 years. http://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/no-more-plastic-legos-company-searches-sustainable-material-n379976

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What tool can get the Technic pin out from a connection closed in the other end?
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Stick the pin end into a Technic hole (like in the middle of those two red bits), then stick a light saber rod into the pin, and pull the red bit. BOOM.

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Can anyone help id this partial build/set?
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This is from the Clone Turbo Tank.

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I just purchased a used LEGO Studios set and had some extra pieces that don't belong
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The trans neon green helmet on the right of the first pic appears to be from any of the Aquazone, Aquaraiders I, Hydronauts, or possibly even Time Cruisers. It's a start... :)

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Does knolling help or is it just part of the fun?
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I would say it's helpful and part of the fun. I don't do it very often, but I know I did it for the diorama Death Star 10188. Most sets aren't big enough for me to want to do it though.

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What's the circle piece in this MOC?
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The bit held in the mech hand is a Ray gun. The bit on the forearms is almost certainly a short bit of Hose, Ribbed 7mm D. 2L like zovits said.

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What does "No Friction" mean in Parts "Gear with 8 Teeth Wide, Notched and No Friction"
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In the case of this item, it means that the gear will slide freely along the axle it rotates around.

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Is there a guide that has the number and kinds of pieces per set?
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Best one out there: BrickLink! Brickset is OK, too, but Bricklink has tons of people willing to sell you nearly any missing part you may need. :)

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What is the quickest way to weed out compatible bricks from loose LEGO?
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My puny brain can only come up with one method: One Piece At A Time. Check for the LEGO logo somewhere. Sometimes it's hard to find. On the Brick, Round 1 x 1 with Fins it's on the bottom of one of ...

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What is the best system for lifting things without pistons?
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Screwjacks! Key components would be Technic, Gear Rack 1 x 4 and Technic, Gear Worm Screw Application of said parts are left as an exercise for the reader, though since OP says they're not using ...

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What is the biggest LEGO-compatible one piece wheel?
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Pretty sure it's Hailfire Droid Wheel.

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What's the most effective way to align 1x1 tiles?
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My method is to use a 2x8 (or longer) plate like a pry bar. Put the 2-stud end on the studs next to the tiles and pry up a little and they line up like a charm.

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Variable stick lengths and angles at nodes of building bricks
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You mean like these lovely polyhedrons?

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What is the rarest LEGO production element (colour/shape combination)?
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Perhaps the Chrome Green Rock 1 x 1 Crystal 5 Point? It is the only chrome green part.

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Buying minifigure parts at the Lego Store
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There is the Build-A-Mini station where you can build three minifigs (plus one accessory each) for $9.99. That said, some stores will let you buy 15 minifig heads and be done with it. On the other ...

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