Lightsabers & Blasters How can I build my own lightsaber?

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  1. Gul-Dak-Herann Jedi Youngling

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    [link=http://www.photobucket.com]photobucket[/link]
    Really easy and free image hosting. Show us yer pics![face_mischief]
  2. darthnave Jedi Padawan

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  3. FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan

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    On paint, yup. Thanx 2 Gul-Dak Herunn I can share them w/ you guys.
    [image=http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f325/FETT-MAN/customsaber.jpg] The sabers. And now[image=http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f325/FETT-MAN/customjedi.jpg] The custom Jedi. The blue one is what he wears in the beginning, then the grey one is his second outfit. Wow, I love being able to share pics now!
  4. darthnave Jedi Padawan

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    You have inspired me to show my drawings=D= . I bow to you Fett_Man. I am your apprentice to the Force. (The darkside of course)[face_hypnotized]
  5. FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan

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    I'm Darth FETT-MAN now! Gotta steal a lightsaber from a Jedi now. Time to raise a new Empire![face_skull]
  6. darthnave Jedi Padawan

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  7. xaravis Jedi Youngling

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    You are no match for the Shadow Jedi... I will smite you with my power!! *pulls out double bladed lightsaber* [face_devil]
    That's the thing about sith, they always kill each other... [face_thinking]
  8. darthnave Jedi Padawan

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    true but that makes it all worth-while. My lightsaber is nearly complete.
  9. FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan

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    Still need to summon up enough $ for my fx saber. Can Sith have green? Guess so, since Anakin had blue!
  10. darthnave Jedi Padawan

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    Sith and Jedi can have any color their hearts desire. Though I'd call you a pansy:p .
  11. FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan

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    Remember, I am now your master! Punish you I will if mock me you shall! Is it just me, or are we getting way off topic again?
  12. darthnave Jedi Padawan

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    Getting off topic we are. As we are always. (talking backwards I like)
  13. FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan

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    Or perhaps talking backwards, I enjoy.
  14. Spongerd82 Jedi Knight

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    Anyone have any idea of where to get a graflex red button/glass eye blade screw for el/led blade? Or maybe how to make one.
  15. darthnave Jedi Padawan

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    Lemme check my sources....Are you gonna use it for the actual blade or for an emitter?
  16. FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan

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    Someone used a doorbell for a button, that's creative! Sorry, can't help you there.
  17. Spongerd82 Jedi Knight

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    As a blade screw for an EL blade. To hold the blade in the hilt. Parksabers will not sell them to me. [image=http://www.buystarwarsstuff.com/images/graflexI-www/5.jpg]
  18. darthnave Jedi Padawan

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    Does it have to be red? I found this: http://www.thecustomsabershop.com/sabers/Scripts/prodList.asp?idCatagory=31 Bah! it's not working. Just go to the custom saber shop and look around.
  19. Jedi-Loreen Jedi Padawan

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    Are you talking about this?

    [image=http://www.thecustomsabershop.com/sabers/prodimages/thumbscrew.jpg]

    [link=http://www.thecustomsabershop.com/sabers/Scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=69]Thumb Screw[/link]
  20. darthnave Jedi Padawan

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    No I am talking about the screw on EL blade holder thingy. In the EL hilt supplies.
  21. FETT-MAN Jedi Padawan

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    I'm getting some great ideas for my own saber reading all this! I'm at some point going to try making a double bladed saber that can come apart. But that'll most likely not be my first one, I'll start with a single one.
  22. LordPAK Jedi Youngling

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    The way I have made mine was using the bottom part of a beach umbrella pole, the one with the little catch at the top. I cut the pole at a decent length to make a hilt, at the part with the catch, and then used a broom handle as the blade. I think it's by coincidence, but my wooden blade fits perfectly into the hollow hilt and the catch fastenes the blade veery securely.

    My problem is that I have only painted decoration on the hilt, and I haven't got screws or anything (only some superglue I think) to put some grips on. Any suggestions?
  23. darthnave Jedi Padawan

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    You could get shower heads or sink drains for the emitters. You could put on duct tape. You could glue on leather lace for grips. Etc etc....It's your choice only you choose the path. Okay I sound too Jedi-like there.
  24. LordPAK Jedi Youngling

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    Ok here's a pic of my hilt as of now, with nothing but some paint on:

    [image=http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/8106/p10102098ux.jpg]

    Here's the hilt next to the wooden broom handle i'll use as the blade:

    [image=http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/710/p10102101bs.jpg]

    And here's the blade in the hilt (and it goes right in through the whole of the hilt):

    [image=http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/2743/p10102112dc.jpg]

    Comments/suggestions welcome :D
  25. Gul-Dak-Herann Jedi Youngling

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    Paint the broom handle unless you want a brown saber:D
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