JW8
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Lego identification help! Red torso, lightsaber handle, and grey pieces?
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Building on @Syberion's answer and identification of the set, you can find many PDFs of manuals on Lego's site: https://www.lego.com/en-us/service/buildinginstructions You can search by the set ...

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What is the basis of purism in LEGO building?
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What is the reasoning to why one might build using solely LEGO? Is it just an affectation, or is there some deeper meaning? Is there something particular about LEGO as a building toy to which inspires ...

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Can I use the WeDo USB hub with normal Linux distributions?
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Lego's education catalog implies that the WeDo software is required for the hub to work. It states: The two-port hub controls motors and sensors, transmits power and data to and from the computer,...

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Best way to store instruction manuals?
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For physical manuals, I personally like to use clear presentation sheet protectors similar to the ones that @BradC mentioned. Regarding organization, I place the ones that I refer to frequently in ...

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Are companies producing custom molded LEGO pieces legally entitled to do so?
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From the Wikipedia Lego Group article: The LEGO Group has attempted to trademark the "LEGO Indicia", the studded appearance of the LEGO brick, hoping to stop production of Mega Bloks. On 24 May ...

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Do LEGO bricks float?
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My kids had Captain Redbeard's Pirate Ship - it certainly floated in the bathtub! I believe many of the other Lego pirate ships could float, particularly if they had molded single piece hulls - see ...

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How can a sticker be removed?
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If you don't care about preserving the old sticker, remove it with your fingers or a plastic knife and then use rubbing alcohol to remove the remaining sticky bits. As other posters have noted, metal ...

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What is the best way of getting muck out of bricks?
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Soaking in water for a long period of time (a few hours is usually enough) and then using a pipe cleaner to sweep out the residual muck has proven to be very effective. The pipe cleaner is gentler ...

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Alternative products compatible with LEGO
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Brickarms makes nice custom Lego-compatible weapons, accessories, and minifigures.

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Does Lego market sets that were designed by fans?
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The Lego Design byMe program offers the opportunity to design, build, and purchase custom Lego sets by utilizing the Lego Digital Designer software.

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How many spaceman minifigure variations exist?
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Not sure if you would include the Futuron Astronaut or Classic Space Astronaut in this list (image courtesy of http://www.toplessrobot.com/2009/05/the_30_greatest_lego_minifigs_of_all_time.php?page=2):...

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Does the LEGO Group condone war toys?
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Even some of the classic sets had castles/knights with weapons, though most minifigs were decided in the non-violent category (astronauts, etc.). As other posters have noted, many of the new ...

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How can I identify Lego sets from a box of parts?
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Lego has an online page that can be used to download manuals in PDF format. Unfortunately, the page mentions that manuals are only available for kits that were released in 2002 or later: We ...

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