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 Author: SomeRandomUser View Messages Posted By SomeRandomUser
 Posted: Aug 2, 2022 20:27
 Subject: I've Got to Count These Studs
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SomeRandomUser (47)

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Might take me a while.
 
 Author: TheCuteGiraffe View Messages Posted By TheCuteGiraffe
 Posted: Aug 2, 2022 20:36
 Subject: Re: I've Got to Count These Studs
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Aaaah no that wouldn't be fun. Good Luck!
 Author: Nubs_Select View Messages Posted By Nubs_Select
 Posted: Aug 2, 2022 20:43
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Nooooooo! You reminded me I still have to list the rest of my 1x1 plates
These are some photos from early March when they were finished getting sorted
and I’ve been putting most of them off ever since
 








 Author: TheCuteGiraffe View Messages Posted By TheCuteGiraffe
 Posted: Aug 2, 2022 21:07
 Subject: Re: I've Got to Count These Studs
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Nubs Oh my, that just hurts to look at!

Try counting like 100ish then getting the weight and then doing that for the
rest.

I think that makes sense.
 Author: Nubs_Select View Messages Posted By Nubs_Select
 Posted: Aug 2, 2022 21:14
 Subject: Re: I've Got to Count These Studs
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Except they are all used so I have to first check them for damage thankfully
tho I have 1 of these
 
 Author: jennnifer View Messages Posted By jennnifer
 Posted: Aug 2, 2022 20:59
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In LEGO, SomeRandomUser writes:
  Might take me a while.

Count out 102. Put them in a baggie. Fill other baggies until they are the same
weight.

Jen
 Author: macebobo View Messages Posted By macebobo
 Posted: Aug 2, 2022 23:06
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In LEGO, jennnifer writes:
  In LEGO, SomeRandomUser writes:
  Might take me a while.

Count out 102. Put them in a baggie. Fill other baggies until they are the same
weight.

Jen

Why 102 and not 100?
 Author: Nubs_Select View Messages Posted By Nubs_Select
 Posted: Aug 2, 2022 23:08
 Subject: Re: I've Got to Count These Studs
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incase of miscount so the buyers gets a couple extra probably
 Author: jennnifer View Messages Posted By jennnifer
 Posted: Aug 4, 2022 10:06
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In LEGO, macebobo writes:
  In LEGO, jennnifer writes:
  In LEGO, SomeRandomUser writes:
  Might take me a while.

Count out 102. Put them in a baggie. Fill other baggies until they are the same
weight.

Jen

Why 102 and not 100?

It's the Nobody's Perfect buffer. (And it accounts for variance within
the weight of the parts and the baggies.)

Counting to 100 is annoying. Adding 101 by weight is probably okay. Adding 102
gives me piece of mind.

Jen
 Author: cycbuild View Messages Posted By cycbuild
 Posted: Aug 2, 2022 21:03
 Subject: Re: I've Got to Count These Studs
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In LEGO, SomeRandomUser writes:
  Might take me a while.

Low-weight scales give a good approximation. Ignore catalog weight just in case
your scales are off, count out a smaller amount, and weigh 3 times
 Author: hpoort View Messages Posted By hpoort
 Posted: Aug 3, 2022 00:44
 Subject: Re: I've Got to Count These Studs
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In LEGO, cycbuild writes:
  In LEGO, SomeRandomUser writes:
  Might take me a while.

Low-weight scales give a good approximation. Ignore catalog weight just in case
your scales are off, count out a smaller amount, and weigh 3 times

Ignore catalog weight because the same part in different colors can have a different
weight (!).

Ignore catalog weight because the part may have different varieties that can
have a different weight.
 Author: utlf View Messages Posted By utlf
 Posted: Aug 2, 2022 22:36
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In LEGO, SomeRandomUser writes:
  Might take me a while.

I feel you, I had to do this with ~6.5k 1x1 round tiles a few months back when
making a custom mosaic; it took about 2 hours of just straight counting to do
 Author: legoman77 View Messages Posted By legoman77
 Posted: Aug 2, 2022 23:01
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  I've Got to Count These Studs

Start with me. 1

John P
 Author: molten.brick View Messages Posted By molten.brick
 Posted: Aug 3, 2022 14:19
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Weigh them...
Do lots of tests fitst!

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  Might take me a while.
 Author: molten.brick View Messages Posted By molten.brick
 Posted: Aug 3, 2022 14:30
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As a weak-buyer, if I received one less stud than I ordered, I could literally
mandate that you send me that one stud, at your expense.
Personally, if it were me, I'd order afew more than I wanted, just incase
- some people still thrive of the smalls.

In LEGO, molten.brick writes:
  Weigh them...
Do lots of tests fitst!

In LEGO, SomeRandomUser writes:
  Might take me a while.
 Author: Tracyd View Messages Posted By Tracyd
 Posted: Aug 3, 2022 14:31
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In LEGO, molten.brick writes:
  Weigh them...
Do lots of tests fitst!

In LEGO, SomeRandomUser writes:
  Might take me a while.

This is what advent calendar trays are good for. Count off 10 into one bay and
so on or another number if you have a lot. If you lose count you only recount
the bay you were adding to. You can also count to a number again 9 is good then
put the 10th in a separate container and repeat until you have less than 10.
then count all the "10th" studs and multiple them by 10 and add the remaining
loose ones. Again you can work with higher numbers if you chose but a 10 rhythm
works pretty good.
 Author: Adjour View Messages Posted By Adjour
 Posted: Aug 3, 2022 17:48
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In LEGO, SomeRandomUser writes:
  Might take me a while.

Yeah thats a no for me dawg. I use a scale
 Author: legoman77 View Messages Posted By legoman77
 Posted: Aug 4, 2022 12:20
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In LEGO, SomeRandomUser writes:
  Might take me a while.

I had a pill counter from a pharmacy. It has a flat part and a lower part to
slide the counted pieces into. I did develop a skill that I could look at a bunch
of bricks and in my head know there were 6 or seven bricks and push them back.
And do it again till I was done.
I would still do it twice before I shipped. And then add a couple more. I got
fast and good at counting.
I had over 820,000 spare parts. I was paranoid about shorting a buyer.
John P
 Author: legoman77 View Messages Posted By legoman77
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In LEGO, SomeRandomUser writes:
  Might take me a while.

I had a pill counter from a pharmacy. It has a flat part and a lower part to
slide the counted pieces into. I did develop a skill that I could look at a bunch
of bricks and in my head know there were 6 or seven bricks and push them back.
And do it again till I was done.
I would still do it twice before I shipped. And then add a couple more. I got
fast and good at counting.
I had over 820,000 spare parts. I was paranoid about shorting a buyer.
John P