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Spiral Staircase Help?

CLCCLC FloridaMember Posts: 4

Lego makes spiral staircase steps.

Part 40243:

Clearly the pieces are supposed to thread onto some sort of upright shaft.  Does anyone know what part that is?  Also, are any other parts needed aside from the steps and shaft?

Thanks!  :)


  • ColoradoBricksColoradoBricks Denver, CO, USAMember Posts: 1,640
  • SprinkleOtterSprinkleOtter Member Posts: 2,723
    And 2 x 2 plates with pins on the top and bottom are pretty necessary.
  • hmnicollhmnicoll Member Posts: 65
    You can also use the 1x1 round bricks. They work if you stack them up 
  • CCCCCC UKMember Posts: 17,407
    It is a good idea to look at the online instructions of any set that contains them, to see how to places the plates to keep the staircase in place.
  • CLCCLC FloridaMember Posts: 4
    Thank you very much everyone. 
    I now know what I need for my next castle.  :)
  • DebargDebarg Member Posts: 1
    Or you could design your own.
    I've tried this a few years back:
    Anyway: have fun with your Lego!

  • mr_bennmr_benn United KingdomMember Posts: 831
    As well as @Debarg 's solution, Lego has also given us the 1x4 plate with a 1x3 tile and a stud on top, then repeat ad infinitum in a nice spiral - works well in confined spaces and still looks pretty good.
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