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812-1 Gear Set

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Universal Building Set

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Universal Building Set is a LEGO category that had 43 sets released in 1969-1977, 1985 & 1987. This page details statistics of this theme, derived from all of the reviews Brick Insights has gathered and interpreted. You'll find a breakdown of the following:

Best rated Universal Building Set sets of all time

Let's get the best part done first. These are the highest rated Universal Building Set sets of all time.

All Universal Building Set sets by rating

812-1 Gear Set

80

Avoid 50%

Gear Set

812-1 Universal Building Set Gears 1974

80

is the average rating of all Universal Building Set sets.

This rating is the average of all 1 scored sets in Universal Building Set. Compared to other categories this is average. 42 unscored sets are not included. 2% of all sets in this category are scored. Here's the distribution of all categories and where Universal Building Set is in relation to the others.

To know what it takes for a set to get a score and thus be included in these calculations, check out the FAQ.

1-4
5-8
9-12
13-16
17-20
21-24
25-28
29-32
33-36
37-40
41-44
45-48
49-52
53-56
57-60
61-64
65-68
69-72
73-76
77-80
81-84
85-88
89-92
93-96
97-100

Universal Building Set rating over the years

Years without scored sets are not included.

Recommendation distribution

Alright, so that's the rating. But are the sets generally recommended? The data we've collected shows that the majority of Universal Building Set sets are considered up to personal taste:

Indifference 56%

7

20

9

Total: 36 / 43

Not all sets in our database are marked as recommended or not. We currently have 7 sets in Universal Building Set that are considered unknown. They are excluded from these calculations.

A set is considered recommended when the majority of reviews recommend it. If you're interested in knowing when a review is considered a recommendation, I keep that reasoning updated in Brick Insights FAQ. I've also written an article detailing the recommendation distribution of all reviews.

Prices

Since part prices vary a lot depending on part types, Brick Insights attempts to group similar categories together. We call these meta-categories comparable categories. Universal Building Set is bundled into System along with these:

The average price per part (PPP) of all System sets is 0.21. The average PPP for Universal Building Set is 0.21. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in System is 16.82 and the average PPM for Universal Building Set is 56.24.

Universal Building Set prices over the years

All prices are adjusted for inflation.