Cast metal Lego brick charm


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#2

Not a Lego®. It’s a building brick.


#3

It looks to be made with less precision than real Lego bricks.


#4

“Silvertone metal alloy” is a harmless lead-mercury amalgam, buffed to a nice shine.


#5

A regular Lego 2x4 is approx 16 x 32 x 9.6mm (not including the studs on top). This is clearly much smaller based on the dimensions ThinkGeek provides.


#6

I assumed it was made from recycled guitars…


#7

I have done work for Lego in the past. I promise you, there is nothing approximate about it…


#8

Assuming that someone is having these cheaply mass produced in China, your humor may sadly be closer to the truth than you may think…

All I know is that if I were a US company having something similar produced in China, I’d be taking a handful, randomly selected, from each shipment, and sending them out for elemental analysis. I’d imagine that the potential liability savings would be well worth the relatively inexpensive costs of alloy analysis.


#9

That sounds dangerously socialistic to me. Treacherously so, even…


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