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What tool can get the Technic pin out from a connection closed in the other end?

I'm having trouble removing these LEGO Technic pins apart from their connectors and I don't want to use carpenter tools like pliers which may damage the bricks. What tool can get the pieces ...

technic manipulation  
asked by Tim 11 votes
answered by zovits 10 votes

Is it possible to use DUPLO bricks in LDD?

Is there a way to import DUPLO bricks to Lego Digital Designer? Or is there another way to make DUPLO build instructions?

duplo ldd  
asked by Alex 3 votes
answered by Philo 1 vote

LEGO Set 10188 Help on Step 160

I have the LEGO Star Wars Death Star set 10188. I am stuck on step 160 because when I try to clip the parts into a circle, parts snap off and I can't seem to bend it down. Thank You.

instructions  
asked by Matthew Leonardson 3 votes
answered by Zhaph - Ben Duguid 3 votes

A custom LEGO velociraptor

I would like to make a custom paint job on a LEGO velociraptor (to look more like the one in the Lego Jurassic World game), but I don't want to paint it myself because I can't paint for the life of me ...

lego-group customization  
asked by Devon 2 votes
answered by Phil B. 1 vote

My building is developing gaps and spaces

I am building a large project, and there are spaces developing between bricks and plates. I've been working on it for almost a year, and some places are 20+ bricks high. What can cause this over time? ...

building  
asked by LegoPatient 2 votes

What is this 2x4 brick with a clear bottom, a small hole at each end and a 6 brick high pole?

It is a 2x4 with a clear bottom a small hole at each end and it is smooth on top with a 6 high pole coming out. The brick has no numbers on it so I'm not sure what it is I have tried searching ...

part-identification  
asked by Solomon Collins 1 vote
answered by jncraton 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What are the dimensions of a LEGO brick?

What are the real world dimensions of bricks? (starting with 1x1 brick) Plates? Studs? Does LEGO think of this in metric or imperial units or something else?

piece-information size  
asked by Erik Olson 21 votes
answered by pcantin 34 votes

Is it possible to buy a bulk of 1000s of basic bricks (mostly 2x4)?

Several years ago I remember being able to walk into toy shops and actually shovel lego bricks into a bag and thus buy them in bulk. Unfortunately I can't seem to find stores anymore that offer this ...

shopping pick-a-brick  
asked by Karlth 10 votes
answered by Zhaph - Ben Duguid 12 votes
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