Variant Project - overview

This outlines the proposed corrections to current BrickLink entries as scheduled for February 15, 2024.

Variant types to be addressed

The following types of variants will no longer be accepted into the catalog and current entries of these variants will be merged (effectively deleted).

Frosted bricks
Smooth slopes
Connections between studs
Sprue marks
Torsos with ribs
Inside supports
X-shaped axle holes
Hinges with teeth
Duplo bricks with bottom tubes
Blocked and vented studs
Determined entries for very common parts

Frosted Bricks - Ex. Part 3010f3
Brick 1 x 4 Transparent with Frosted Horizontal Lines
* This action will affect 22 entries in total.
Smooth Slopes - Ex. Part 30474
Slope 33 3 x 2 Smooth
* This action will affect 13 entries in total.
Connections Between Studs - Ex. Part 3747b
Slope, Inverted 33 3 x 2 with Flat Bottom Pin and Connections between Studs
* This action will affect 3 entries in total.
Sprue Marks - Ex. Part 4079b
Minifigure, Utensil Seat / Chair 2 x 2 with Center Sprue Mark
* This action will affect 3 entries in total.
Torsos with Ribs - Ex. Part 973p90new2c05
Torso Space Classic Moon Logo High on Torso Pattern, Inside with Ribs (second reissue) / White Arms / White Hands
* This action will affect 17 entries in total.
Inside Supports - Ex. Part 32064c
Technic, Brick 1 x 2 with Axle Hole (+ Shape) and Inside Side Supports
* This action will affect 43 entries in total.
X-Shaped Axle Holes - Ex. Part 30389c
Hinge Brick 2 x 2 Locking with 1 Finger Vertical and Axle Hole (x Shape)
* This action will affect 8 entries in total.
Hinges with Teeth - Ex. Part 39893
Hinge Brick 1 x 2 Locking with 1 Finger Vertical End and 2 Fingers Vertical End, 7 Teeth
* This action will affect 94 entries in total.
Duplo Bricks with Bottom Tubes - Ex. Part 76371pb208
Duplo, Brick 1 x 2 x 2 with Bottom Tube with Shark 2018 Legoland Malaysia Resort Pattern
* This action will affect 268 entries in total.
Blocked and Vented Studs - Ex. Part 3262
Brick, Round 2 x 2 Dome Top with Bottom Axle Holder - Vented Stud
* This action will affect 1163 entries in total. Includes minifigure heads.
Determined Entries for Very Common Parts - Ex. Part 3068b
Tile 2 x 2 with Groove
* This action will affect 4 entries in total. Limiters such as "with Groove" will be removed from the Item Name. No entries will be merged / removed.