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Where can I find Dolphin, the 3D model to LEGO software?

It was created at the École Polytechique Fédérale de Lausanne. But it seems it was not there for downloading anymore. Anybody knows what happened?

asked by Victor Victory Xia 3 votes

Which combination has a lower gear friction?

I need roughly a 1:3 reduction and I see a couple of ways to achieve it: using a 8t gear and a 24t gear (1:3) using 2x 12t gears and 2x 20t gears (1:2.779) using a 16t gear and a 40t gear (1:2.5) ...

building technic gears  
asked by user2813274 2 votes
answered by zovits 3 votes

Brick Compendium: BIONECULAR LEGO

I'm a great fan of the BIONICLE series. My oldest sets were the Bohrok from Wave 1 part 2, as I'm calling it. Seeing as how I haven't posted here yet, I'm going to ask for a comprehensive compendium ...

asked by Nefer007 1 vote
answered by zovits 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Is there a way to convert a 3D model into a lego sculpture?

After researching this question for a few days, I want to post it here so I can share what I learned in an answer, and hopefully learn some new techniques too. If anyone has found another way to do ...

software tools  
asked by chilemagic 8 votes
answered by chilemagic 7 votes

How do I know when current sets will retire?

As the title asks, how is the easiest way to find when current sets on the Lego website will be retired and no longer sold. For example, the 10197 Fire Brigade has been around since 2009, same as ...

sets shopping discontinued  
asked by Josh Weissbock 13 votes
answered by Ambo100 11 votes

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

How do i organize all my LEGO bricks and parts?

I just have a massive amount of lego laying around in a container. Kind of hard to sort through whenever i need parts. I was wondering if anyone has experience with many different sizes of lego ...

asked by Haaakon 7 votes
answered by TheBrickBlogger 12 votes
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