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  1. Anyone else have problems with the clutch strength of Crookshanks (Hermione's Cat). Mine is horrible and slowly pops off when connecting to studs. Not a problem at all from Mrs Scratchen-Post's cat from The Lego Movie minifigs.
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    10261 LEGO Creator Expert Roller Coaster

    Someone made a moc with 3 sets to include a loop! Also designer Interview with Jamie Berard:
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    10261 LEGO Creator Expert Roller Coaster

    After every large build, I go to Bricklink and check out the parts inventory. At the bottom there is a section with a list of extra items. I compare each one to make sure it matches and I didn't accidentally miss one: https://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?S=10261-1#T=I
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    Homemade Road Plates

    Wonderful designs. They remind me of the playmat set recently released by Lego: https://brickset.com/sets/853656-1/Play-mat If you have problems with them sliding, perhaps you could use a similar mechanism of locking the tiles together via punching cut outs and using bricks to lock them in place.
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    LEGO Dimensions Discussion

    On my PS3, I have downloaded all the addon packs and updated to the latest version 1.22 and my install is only 18GB total.
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    LEGO Dimensions Discussion

    PS3 and PS4 both got updates to fix critical bugs. It fixed the Mystery Dimension bug for me on the PS3, so I can now enter it! hurray. Also I played a whole brand new level pack without a single crash or need to restart. First time ever. So if you have had glitches and bugs before, try the game again after the latest patch. I believe it's 1.22 on PS3 and 1.23 / 1.24 on PS4 depending on location (NA vs Europe)
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    LEGO Seasonal 2017

    Someone is selling the nutcracker on eBay. Search for the set number 40254. It has some more detailed pictures.
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    LEGO Ideas: 21310 Old Fishing Store (Fall 2017)

    Brickvault has a video review:
  9. I built a similar system with Rubbermaid parts from Home Depot. You can probably find similar parts at Homebase or Screwfix in the UK. Just search for shelf brackets and shelf boards: https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.475-inch-satin-nickel-twin-track-upright.1000406108.html https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.9-inch-black-twin-track-bracket.1000154042.html https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.mdf-bullnosed-white-shelving-58-inch-x-11-14-inch-x-72-inch.1000147173.html
  10. The 2 pieces are : Brick, Round 2 x 2 with Axle Hole Technic, Axle and Pin Connector Hub with 1 Axle The Technic piece just slides into the activator button of the sound brick. The Round Brick is inserted into one of the Axle (poles) of the carousel. I found it easier to insert it from the bottom. You need to remove one of the blue tile pieces, then disconnect the axle from the carousel from the bottom without disturbing the top too much. Slide the connector off the axle and then slide the 2x2 round brick onto the axle. Then reassemble.
  11. Hi there, I have always wanted to purchase the original Grand Carousel, but missed out on it the first time and was not willing to spend thousands of dollars to got a hold of it aftermarket. I was so happy when they announced the new 2017 Carousel. I think it surpasses the original in almost every way. The one thing I felt that was lacking was the sound brick. After assembling the new 2017 Carousel and motorizing it, I went about seeing how I can add the sound brick. Bricklink is selling this one piece for between $200 CDN and $650 CDN! There was no way I could afford it. Luckily I found an ebay seller from Korea selling these for $25 US plus shipping. These look to be official Lego bricks but probably reprogrammed. I ordered one and it arrived 3 weeks later (South Korea to Canada). I added just 2 additional parts to automate the sound so that it would automatically turn on when the motor is activated. The sound plays for just under 2 revolution. After the first revolution, the trigger is hit, but the sound brick does not stop. After the second revolution the sound bite ends and there is about a second delay before the trigger is hit again, starting the music up once more. This results in continuous music with about a 1 sec gap every 2 revolutions as long as the motor is running. Overall I'm very happy with this enhancement. I thought I would share in case others are interested in doing the same. Here is a link to the ebay item: https://www.ebay.ca/itm/LEGO-10196-Grand-Carousel-Replacement-Custom-Same-Sound-Brick-/202109147514 Here is a video of the sound brick added to the carousel: Here are the additional pieces I added to automate it: finally, here are the pieces assembled. You can see the yellow cylindar activates the sound brick every revolution. I chose this solution after many variations because it's a round piece hitting a round piece, which should minimize the wear. Additionally, it's only 2 additional pieces. If you have any suggestions on improving the activation, please leave a comment. I hope you find this useful. Thanks!
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    Canadian Eh?

    Anyone know where you can get the Lego Reindeer polybag 30474 in Canada? I think it's a Target exclusive in the US.
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    Canadian Eh?

    Any sighting of CMF Series 16 in Canada?
  14. What about a Blow Dryer set on cold?
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    10251 Brick Bank

    So I guess no bonus polybag with this Model?