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Top new questions this week:

How can I make a precise one-way clutch using Technic elements?

I need a mechanism so that if a (NXT) motor rotates forward, it moves one gear, but the other stays still, but if it rotates backward, the first gear does not move, but the second one does. I found …

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asked by Ari Porad 2 votes
answered by zovits 4 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Are LEGO bricks recyclable?

Yes, I know that it is kind of a dumb question, as no one would want to dispose of LEGO bricks. But it's a curiosity thing: are Lego bricks recyclable?

asked by InkBlend 14 votes
answered by lpd 29 votes

How can I wirelessly connect the NXT and an iOS device?

I've seen videos around YouTube (like this one for a car) that show an ability to control a Mindstorms set via iOS (either iPhone or iPod Touch). I am just getting started with Mindstorms, but find …

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asked by Matthew Bernhardt 11 votes
answered by Zhaph - Ben Duguid 11 votes

Will Mindstorms EV3 be backwards compatible?

LEGO Group announced the next Mindstorms version, the EV3 which will be available in the Fall, 2013. Does anyone know if the new version, specifically the controller, will be backwards compatible …

asked by GlenH7 13 votes
answered by bungeshea 9 votes

Alternative builds with Star Wars LEGO sets

I currently own these LEGO Star Wars sets: LEGO Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter 9493 LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon 7965 LEGO Star Wars Tie Fighter 9492 LEGO Star Wars Emperor Palpatine's Shuttle …

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asked by Pat R Ellery 4 votes
answered by oddTodd 9 votes

What is the rarest LEGO production element (colour/shape combination)?

What is the rarest LEGO element according to the following criteria: Genuine LEGO elements, not those available through third party vendors or otherwise modified elements. (So nothing from …

asked by mcqwerty 11 votes
answered by Joubarc 10 votes

What is considered the most valuable LEGO set?

Which Lego set is considered to be the most valuable set to own? I'm not talking about the most expensive set, and clearly it has to be out of production already, but when trying to collect complete …

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asked by LarsTech 12 votes
answered by user23 13 votes
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