Superkalle

Most wanted bricks for next LDD update

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Good evening,

I came across some parts when doing the Hobby Sets:

7049b Brick, Modified 2 x 4 with Wheels Holder Old, Clear Bottom

wheel2a Train Wheel Spoked for Motor

bb19 Wheel Spoked 2 x 2 with Stud

132-old Tire Smooth Old Style - Small

36 Tire Smooth Old Style - Large

35 Wheel Spoked Large

g9 Technic, Gear Expert Builder 9 Tooth

3709a Brick, Modified 2 x 4 with Top/Side/End Holes

3634b Tire 17 x 43 Old (fits 9 tooth gear)

Not a huge priority but still nice to see in LDD:

263 Plate, Modified 1 x 2 with Steam Engine Cylinder, Flat Surfaces

Have a nice evening ;)

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I'd absolutely love more BIONICLE parts in the next version of LDD, as at the moment it has very few. I understand the LEGO Group no longer has the models for some of the older parts, so here is a realistic list of the parts that I really would like to see in the next version. :sweet:

Part 47312

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Part 47313

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Part 57536

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Part 53564

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Part 53545

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Part 47306 (My memory eludes me on this one, I can't remember whether it has already been added or not)

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Part 60894

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Part 60895

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Part 60896

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Part 60899

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Part 60900

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Part 60901

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Part 45749

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Part 47328

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Part 53548

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Part 53574

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Part 53563

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Part 88896

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Part 57533

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Part 44814

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Part 87788

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... And all for a start! :laugh:

Edited by King of Nynrah

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I would like to request an 'oldie-goldie' that is still going strong.

It has been used in 28 sets from from 1974 till 2011.

Part 3492c01 - Crane Bucket - Complete Assembly (Top, Jaws, Spring)

I know, it is not really a part needed for daring constructions, but a true City or Minifig sized construction model is incomplete without it...

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I would like to request an 'oldie-goldie' that is still going strong.

It has been used in 28 sets from from 1974 till 2011.

Part 3492c01 - Crane Bucket - Complete Assembly (Top, Jaws, Spring)

I know, it is not really a part needed for daring constructions, but a true City or Minifig sized construction model is incomplete without it...

Good request. Parts that have been used in many sets are always easier to get through. At least that's my experience.

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These are a few of the parts I would like to see. They are mostly Bionicle/Exo-Force parts, but the ones at the top are more general and are ones I would definitely like to have included!

4784

2046

41672

424

55767

47459

47460

47461

47462

47463

50623

50624

50625

50626

50627

54171

54175

54178

47314

47335

32551

44790

50858

47298

44350

44351

I would also like to see many more printed parts, but especially the following:

4444pb03

4444p03

4444p06

4444pb01

4444p02

4444p05

4444pb04

4444p01

4444p04

2345p01

2345p44

2345pb01

2345pb02

2345pb05

2345pb06

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I would also like to see many more printed parts, but especially the following:

I, too would like to see many more printed parts. Actually...

I don't know if it would be possible, but I'd LOVE to see some of the torso and leg (and arm) printing options from the files of LEGO Universe made available in LDD. You know, for those of us who take pictures using print screen and aren't quite skilled enough to Photoshop the desired designs in. :tongue:

Along the same lines, some more backdrops with more variation would be nice. Again, some of the old resources from LEGO Universe might be helpful to the design team, they've already been made and aren't in use, why not use a few?

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Still being new here, I dont know the expected ratio of success any request would have but...

I desperatly need the lever and the base of the "Mini Antena" as individual parts!

They are very easy to separate anyway (much easier than f.x. a stud in a Technic hole), and both parts have numerous uses separatly! -So I wouldnt think it so far-fetched to implement.

Also, even though this is not the right place, I´ll ask if somebody has a (link to a) modification of LDD which will provide these two pieces imediatly¿?

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Still being new here, I dont know the expected ratio of success any request would have but...

I desperatly need the lever and the base of the "Mini Antena" as individual parts!

They are very easy to separate anyway (much easier than f.x. a stud in a Technic hole), and both parts have numerous uses separatly! -So I wouldnt think it so far-fetched to implement.

Also, even though this is not the right place, I´ll ask if somebody has a (link to a) modification of LDD which will provide these two pieces imediatly¿?

It turns out the expected ratio for requested parts is pretty good. Last time I think we got most parts we fans requested (except for a few older parts that apperantly didn't exist CAD-files at TLG).

However, getting the mini antenna as separate part is highly unlikely that it will happen. The principe used in LDD is that parts that come assembled from factory are assembled also in LDD. This also includs parts that are supplied un-assembled, but once assembled, they cannot be taken apart. Examples include the 2x2 turntable. However, in this particular case, it would probably be easier to which for the 2x2 turntable base, since it was used in some recent official sets (like Taj Mahal).

The same principle applies to mini-fig hands. They are not supplied from TLG as loose parts, and hence are not in LDD.

Basically, one can say that parts in LDD are supplied only as they would be available to a TLG-designer.

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However, getting the mini antenna as separate part is highly unlikely that it will happen.

...

The same principle applies to mini-fig hands. They are not supplied from TLG as loose parts, and hence are not in LDD.

Basically, one can say that parts in LDD are supplied only as they would be available to a TLG-designer.

I understand what you are saying, and I pretty much knew it already, from these last few days of "experimentation" with this software.

The minifig-hands that you mention is a very good example of another part that absolutly NEED to be present in the parts-library, in order to make "even just normal" constructions.

Others that comes to mind are: Minifig legs and the plate part of the 2x2 plate Technic turntable.

On one hand I can understand that Lego might not include these (that´s a lie; I cant for the life of me understand why they dont include them at least in the "extended mode") -But at least these parts should be available as third-part patches/hacks from the comunity, of the definition-file of LDD...

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On one hand I can understand that Lego might not include these (that´s a lie; I cant for the life of me understand why they dont include them at least in the "extended mode") -But at least these parts should be available as third-part patches/hacks from the comunity, of the definition-file of LDD...

Superkalle didn't say that these parts cannot be included, but that TLG don't want to include that.

By now it should be clear: TLG want that LDD would be an instrument to design with LEGO using legal techniques and bricks in their final and complete form.

That means that TLG simply don't want to stimulate the use of that "weirdness" often used by MOCers.

About adding bricks to the LDD database, it has been discussed already.

TLG want to check and approve the pieces provided with the software, so I think it will be never implemented an import function that allows to add bricks geometries to the .lif database.

Besides there is another problems: now LDD is a "all in one" software that allow to open all files created with it. With the use of external bricks, that will not be possible.

LDD is meant to be a simple software, easy usable by kids, so that isn't a desirable feature.

I can understand your point of view: I'm one of those that would be very happy to have in LDD a new mode allowing to use extra bricks and illegal techniques. But I can understand TLG point of view too, and I think they have their good reasons.

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Speaking of antennae, has anyone requested the musketeer's rapier yet? because I do want one of those. and it's getting lots of use in the upcoming monster fighters line

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Key:

- X - : Parts for which there are no acceptable alternatives. Highest priority.

- ! - : Parts for which there are somewhat acceptable alternatives, but the real parts would be better. Medium priority.

Parts without a symbol have mostly acceptable alternatives. Lower priority.

B# - Bricklink Number

L# - LEGO Number

Most of the Bricklink numbers are identical to LEGO numbers.

[Numbers in brackets denote how many sets the part is included in.]

The following number is the last year the part was used.

Bar

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- X - B# 4873 - Bar 1 x 6 with Studs Open [10 Space, 35 Other] 2009 - Needed for sets where parts are placed through the open studs, mainly Space Police jail cells.

Baseplate, Raised

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- X - B# 2552(px1-px6) - Baseplate, Raised 32 x 32 with Ramp and Pit [4 Space, 7 Other] 1994

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- X - B# 3947a - Baseplate, Raised 32 x 32 Crater Plate without Crater Studs [8 Space] 1988

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- X - B# 6024(px1-px5) - Baseplate, Raised 32 x 32 Canyon [6 Sets] 2001

Brick

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B# 3067 - Brick 1 x 6 without Bottom Tubes [4 Space] 1989

Hinge

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- ! - B# 3149c01 - Hinge Plate 2 x 5 - Complete Assembly [14 Space, 169 Other] 2003

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- ! - B# 3324c01 - Hinge Plate 2 x 9 - Complete Assembly [8 Space, 58 Other] 2003

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- X - B# 3315 - Hinge Plate 2 x 4 - Male (Digger Bucket Holder) [4 Space, 30 Other] 1999

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- X - B# 3597 - Hinge Plate 2 x 4 - Female (Digger Bucket Holder) [5 Space, 15 Other] 1997

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- X - B# 2880 - Hinge Bar 2.5L with 2 and 3 Fingers on Ends (Pantograph Shoe Holder) [11 Space, 26 Other] 2003

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B# 4504 - Hinge Plate 1 x 6 with 2 and 3 Fingers On Ends [5 Space, 52 Other] 2003

Hose/Tubes

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L# 63147 - FLEX H.19M W/3.18 STICK co-inj [8 Sets] 2012 - Ability to color the core with the paint tool.

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- X - B# 5102 - Hose, Pneumatic 4mm D. (All Lengths) [20+ at least] 2011 - This was a mainstay in both System and Technic sets for over two decades, and was most recently used on the 8110 Unimog, so it's definitely a current part. Getting an accurate set count would be a challenge due to all the different lengths, but it is well above 20.

- X - All existing hoses/tubes/flexible elements made flexible.

Magnet

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- X - B# 2607 - Magnet Holder 2 x 3 [22 Space, 21 Other]

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- X - B# 2609 - Magnet Holder Tile 2 x 2 [10 Space, 11 Other]

Minifig, Body Part

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- X - L# 98140 - SNAKE LOWER PART NO. 5 [3 Ninjago] 2012

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- X - L# 96239 - ALIEN MASK "NO1" [1 Space] 2011

Minifig, Body Wear

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- ! - L# 99464 -CAPE, MINI (Short) [3 Ninjago (Lloyd Garmadon), 2 Star Wars (Jawa, Barriss Offee)] 2012 - Using the standard length cape makes the mini figure hover.

Minifig, Head, Modified

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- X - L# 90322 - SKELETONHEAD 2/3 & L# 90791 - SKELETON HEAD 2/3 "NO.1" (Brick Daddy Decoration) [1 Space] 2010

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- X - L# 92555 - HENCHMAN (Jawson with Fins and Teeth) [3 Space] 2010

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- X - L# 99038 - MINI HEAD SOLDIER 1 "NO. 2" [2 Ninjago] 2012

Minifig, Headgear

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- X - L# 99083 - MINI HEADGEAR SCOUT 1 "NO. 2" [2 Ninjago] 2012

Panel

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- X - B# 2448 - Panel 3 x 2 x 5 2/3 [5 Space, 3 Other] 2000

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B# 4737 - Panel 4 x 4 x 6 Corner Convex Ribbed [8 Space] 1990

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- X - B# 30034 - Panel 3 x 5 Solar/Clip-On/Deltoid [9 Space, 1 Star Wars] 2000

Sports

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- X - L# 44790 - HOCKEY HELMET [1 Exo-Force, 7 Sports] 2006

String Reel Winch

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B# 73037 - String Reel Winch 2 x 4 x 2 [66 Sets] 2003

Support

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- X - B# 2681 - Support 6 x 6 x 10 Stanchion [5 Space, 9 Other] 2003

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- X - B# 30211 - Support Leg Small (Insectoids) [8 Insectoid, 6 Other] 2004

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- X - B# 30212 - Support Leg Large (Insectoids) [3 Insectoid, 1 Other] 2000

Technic

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B# 2426 - Technic Rack Winder Complete Assembly [7 Space, 2 Other] 1993

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B# 2428 - Technic Rack 1 x 20 x 2/3 [7 Space, 3 Other] 1993

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- X - B# 2855 - Technic Turntable Large Type 1 Top [1 Space, 1 Ninjago, 22 Other] 2012

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- X - B# 2856 - Technic Turntable Large Type 1 Base [1 Space, 1 Ninjago, 22 Other] 2012

Technic, Figure Accessory

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- X - B# 2713 - Technic, Figure Accessory Ski [3 Space, 7 Other] 2007

Technic, Panel

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- X - B# 44350 - Technic, Panel Fairing #20 Large Long, Small Hole, Side A [24 (Racers/Technic/Bionicle/Exo-Force)] 2008

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- X - B# 44351 - Technic, Panel Fairing #21 Large Long, Small Hole, Side B [25 (Racers/Technic/Bionicle/Exo-Force)] 2008

Tire & Tread

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- ! - B# 4084 - Tire Offset Tread Medium [6 Space, 85 Other] 2005

Wedge, Plate

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B# 4475 - Wedge, Plate 8 x 8 with 4 x 4 Cutout [13 Space, 2 Pirates] 1993

Wheel

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B# 122c01 - Plate, Modified 2 x 2 with Wheels Red [29 Space, 127 Other] 1994

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- X - L# 2994 - RIM Ø24 X 14 [70 Sets] 2006. There are a few more recent rims that fit the same diameter tire, but none are this good looking.

Window

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B# 4741 - Window 4 x 4 x 6 Outward Sloping [5 Space, 1 Other] 1990

Windscreen

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- X - B# 2337 - Windscreen 4 x 4 x 2 Canopy Extender [4 Space, 4 Other] 2001

Wing

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- X - B# 30037- Wing Plate Bi-level 12 x 9 (Exploriens) [4 Space, 1 Other] 1998

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- X - B# 30119 - Wing Plate Bi-level 8 x 4 and 2 x 3 1/3 Down [6 Space, 2 Other] 1998 - The upwards version of this, 30118, is already in LDD.

(Other)

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- X - B# 98341 - Ring 4 x 4 with 2 x 2 Hole and 4 Arrow Ends (Ninjago Spinner Crown) [7 Ninjago] 2012

Edited by zinfinion

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Key:

- X - : Parts for which there are no acceptable alternatives.

- ! - : Parts for which there are somewhat acceptable alternatives, but the real parts would be better.

Parts without a symbol have mostly acceptable alternatives, and are lower priority.

B# - Bricklink Number

L# - LEGO Number

Most of the Bricklink numbers are identical to LEGO numbers.

[Numbers in brackets denote how many sets the part is included in.]

Wow. This is the way it should look. :thumbup:

Easy to review, easy to see how many sets used in, images, LEGO part numbers, priorities...

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Wow. This is the way it should look. :thumbup:

:laugh: It's pretty much every piece I've found missing while cranking out the old sets, as well as a few more recent ones. Even though a lot of these haven't been used in years, wishlists are for wishing. I'm rather encouraged by the addition of the classic space cockpit, so here's hoping.

It actually still needs a few updates and tweaks. After 40+ parts I was brain numb. I won't let them pile up from now on. :tongue:

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Wow. This is the way it should look. :thumbup:

Easy to review, easy to see how many sets used in, images, LEGO part numbers, priorities...

Ditto. My jaw dropped in awe.

So here's another sloppy post from me :tongue:

47674

47675

47676

I cannot go another update without them.

Edited by SpiderSpaceman

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I was making a minature railway in LDD, and since we don't have narrow gauge straights, I wanted to do what this Brickshelf user did:

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...But the required parts don't exist in LDD (the inner and outer rails)!

Here is my part suggestions:

This comes in three versions. Here is the one I want:

Train, Track Slotted Rail Curved Outside (3229b)

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This also comes in three versions, and I would like this one:

Train, Track Slotted Rail Curved Inside (3230b)

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Now, I would like the LDD designers to look into this narrow gauge track idea and see if it's allowed. (if it's illegal or not, basically)

...In case your wondering, I wanted these to be parts implemented becuse I have designed a narrow gauge steam engine and train, and would like tracks to go with it. Thanks!

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Key:

- X - : Parts for which there are no acceptable alternatives. Highest priority.

- ! - : Parts for which there are somewhat acceptable alternatives, but the real parts would be better. Medium priority.

Parts without a symbol have mostly acceptable alternatives. Lower priority.

B# - Bricklink Number

L# - LEGO Number

Most of the Bricklink numbers are identical to LEGO numbers.

[Numbers in brackets denote how many sets the part is included in.]

The following number is the last year the part was used.

Arm

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- X - B# 3613 - Arm Piece with Towball Socket, 3 Fingers [77 Sets] 2000

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- X - B# 30082 - Arm Piece with Towball and Clip [9 Sets] 2000

Bar

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- X - B# 30219 - Bar 16L with Hollow Stud, Towball, and Slit (Windsurfer Mast) [9 Sets] 2004

Boat

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- X - B# 4318 - Boat Mast 2 x 2 x 9 2/3 Bar with Slot on Top and 2 Finger Hinge on Two Sides [20 Sets] 2002

Cockpit

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- X - B# 30200 - Cockpit 6 x 6 x 3 1/3 Octagonal Canopy Base [1 Space, 7 Aquazone] 1998

Electric, Light & Sound

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- X - B# x239 - Electric, Light & Sound 4 x 20 x 5 Insectoid Stinger, Complete Assembly [4 Space] 1998

Glass

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- ! - B# 2348a - Glass for Hinge Car Roof 4 x 4 Sunroof without Ridges [12 Sets] 1993

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- ! - B# 2348b - Glass for Hinge Car Roof 4 x 4 Sunroof with Ridges [74 Sets] 2003

Hinge

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- ! - B# 2349 - Hinge Vehicle Roof 4 x 4 Sunroof [85 Sets] 2003

Hose/Tubes

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- X - L# 72641 - Corrugated Pipe 72mm [33 Sets] 2011

Minifig, Utensil

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- X - B# 30198 - Minifig, Utensil Grab Jaw Holder [4 Aquazone, 1 Other] 1998

Rock

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- X - L# 30286 - Meteor [7 Sets] 2003

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- X - L# 30342 - Meteor, Lower Part [6 Sets] 2003

Wing

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- X - B# 30230(pb01/pb02) - Wing Insectoid Large with Arm Hinge [3 Space, 2 Other] 1999

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- X - B# 30231(pb01/pb02) - Wing Insectoid Small with Arm Hinge [5 Space, 1 Other] 1998

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This is pure fantasy as it only appears in four sets between 2003 and 2007, but I need 46453 for a LDD MOC I've built, and it would be super-neat if it were in there.

Also Nthing the "More flex tubes". Makes me crazy sometimes. And the minifig hair. Anikin's and Harry's specifically. I also wish the wrist-hole were the proper depth on the Cyborg arm from the Agents sets, but I think I just strayed into nit-pick territory.

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TL;DR: All the bricks, old and new, that aren’t in yet. There, that was easy! :laugh:

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All the CMF pieces that haven't been added, and all of the new Ninjago pieces that haven't been put in yet. More hairpieces would be nice, too.

-Sci

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Actually, I'm not sure this should go in this topic, as it isn't a brick request, but I think they should move the 1x2x1 panels back into the category that uses the picture of the 1x2x1 panel.

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As well as the previously stated BIONICLE parts, there are some parts from other themes that are missing from LDD too, such as:

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Part 87838

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Part 87839

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Part 87840

But BIONICLE is still top of my wanted. :sweet:

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