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Useful Resources for LEGO Fans

Tips and resources for serious LEGO fans! If you would like to share something that you feel would be valuable for our readers submit here! 🙂

Custom LEGO models & more at Rebrickable

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If you track your LEGO collection on Brickset, you are likely already aware that Brickset.com is integrated with another extremely useful LEGO fan website, Rebrickable.com. Rebrickable allows you to check what other official LEGO sets, alternate models, and fan-submitted creations you could build from your current collection. We talked about how to set up an […]

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LEGO Life app Instructions Plus & more!

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You may have noticed that on the front page of the 2019 LEGO sets there is a little QR code. So, what does this code do? If you have a barcode reader on your phone or tablet, scanning the QR code will take you to the LEGO Life website and encourages you to download the […]

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BuWizz remote control for LEGO models

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Back in December of last year, I was contacted by Jim from BuWizz.com, and he shared a video about their awesome LEGO brick contraption called the Beer Bot with extension crane, mechanical claw, and bottle opener (see video below). The robot is operated by the LEGO-compatible BuWizz brick, which is a compact, high-performance remote control […]

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Stactiles – construction without instruction

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With the popularity of LEGO, it was inevitable that small companies will spring up to try to get in on the action. LEGO customizers who cater to LEGO fans with custom accessories and printing services have been around for a long time, but now there are also companies making many other LEGO-compatible products for the […]

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Tips for starting your own LEGO podcast

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(Written by William) With the New Year coming up soon, I know that many people are thinking about trying something new. As LEGO fans, we may plan a big building project, look into joining a local club, take up LEGO photography or brick-filming, participate in a building competition, publish a LEGO book, or try out […]

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Explained with LEGO Bricks – video series

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The LEGO Group recently launched a new educational fun-fact series on its STEM-focused YouTube channel for kids, called LEGO Discover. The aim of the channel is to provide a world-class and inspiring STEM program for boys and girls, through LEGO bricks and play. You will find cool LEGO robot builds, videos on fun challenges that […]

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LEGO stress-tests & other experiments!

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Using LEGO pieces to build mechanical creations is a popular hobby, as evidenced by all the crazy and impressive contraptions featured on LEGO forums, blogs, and YouTube channels. LEGO themselves runs a very interesting series on their own YouTube channel titled Beyond the Instructions, featuring all kinds of LEGO-built machines. We talked about them here […]

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How to motorize the LEGO Hogwarts Express

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When we talked about the new LEGO Harry Potter sets, we mentioned that, unfortunately, the #75955 LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Express is not set up for motorization right out of the box. Some LEGO trains come with all Power Functions elements included (like the LEGO City trains we talked about previously). Some LEGO trains don’t […]

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Illuminated & animated billboards for LEGO

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LEGO customizer BrickStuff is known for making very high-quality light-kits for LEGO sets and custom creations. Many of the lighted LEGO displays you find online and at LEGO conventions are powered by BrickStuff lights. The uniqueness of BrickStuff is that their lights are so tiny and their wires so thin that they can fit inside […]

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LOMO – the LEGO compatible coding game

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There is an interesting LEGO-related project on Indiegogo that I was recently made aware of. LOMO is an interactive coding game introducing children to all four elements of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) by using a LEGO-compatible robot, control board, and coding bricks, but without the need of an app or other screen-based software. LOMO […]

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