I won an FX LIGHTSABER

Discussion in 'FF:UK - Wales' started by rebeljediknight_88, Aug 18, 2005.

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  1. rebeljediknight_88 Force Ghost

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    i just won it on ebay for £67 its a mace windu lightsaber! finally i can have a decent duel!
  2. odj_310388 Jedi Grand Master

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    Um.... winning implies you didnt pay for it. :p You bought it off ebay, you didnt win it. And if your looking to do a proper duel, those arnt very good for it. :p
  3. elelith Jedi Knight

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    Look he's been waiting to get one of those for ages, do you have to rain on his parade? Anyway, it's gor to be better than the Woolworths plastic affair that he's been using.
  4. rebeljediknight_88 Force Ghost

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    actually it is a luke skywalker ROTJ plastic lightsaber that i got from a car boot for £2

    but i am talking to someone else about a EL one i can really wack
  5. odj_310388 Jedi Grand Master

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    elelith posted on 8/18/05 4:40am
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    Thats true, those toy ones realy suck. :p/>/>
  6. elelith Jedi Knight

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    Indeed, I have to fight with one, because I can't afford an FX/EL lightsaber.
  7. rebeljediknight_88 Force Ghost

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    you dont have to fight with one give me £25 and i can buy u a stunt sword off ebay or you could not fight with one
  8. odj_310388 Jedi Grand Master

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    elelith, the FX/EL ones arnt that good imo.
  9. Jairen Manager Emeritus

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    I don't think I would ever duel with my FX saber, I'd be worried about destroying it. They are for playing with only, or displaying.

    Now my EL sabers from Parks? I've had full on fights with them, full speed, full force, and they are still standing strong.
  10. rebeljediknight_88 Force Ghost

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    wendy has a friend who could make a fighting one for me so....
  11. Welshguy Jedi Master

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    If you want a good dual, but a real sword. There's no subsitute for the clash of metal on metal.

    The more dangerous a dual is, the more you will enjoy it. The risk of losing a hand really gives the dual an edge.
  12. rebeljediknight_88 Force Ghost

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    im actually looking for someone to taech me the broad sword!
  13. Welshguy Jedi Master

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    Hmmm, i'm sure there are plenty of online web tutorials around for that kind of thing.

    You'll be lucky to find a class that would teach such a specific weapon, but it might be worth a look anyway.
  14. elelith Jedi Knight

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    No, you would be suprised at the amount of people who teach such specific weapons.
  15. rebeljediknight_88 Force Ghost

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    shes right and thanks for reminding me i got 2 give someone a call about it tonight
  16. Welshguy Jedi Master

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    So what do you plan to use broadsword skills for? Is there a possible fanfilm in the works that would require sword skills? Or is it just one of those things that you've always wanted to learn, such as juggling!
  17. elelith Jedi Knight

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    Broadsword is just one of those weapons that you need to learn, for self development. Like ballet was to five year old girls.
  18. Welshguy Jedi Master

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    5 year olds!!!!!!!!!

    That explains why i'm four foot taller than anyone else in my class! :_|
  19. Sakara Jedi Knight

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    Have a google for medieval reneactors in your area. They do sword training as part of their work..I did the basic attack and parry moves with one group once.
  20. elelith Jedi Knight

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    Forget five. I started when I was tow and stopped when I was fourteen. And I was still the smallest in class. Everone thought I was ten!
  21. rebeljediknight_88 Force Ghost

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    is that how you pronounce 2 as well? tow? lol.

    yeah it is just one of those things i want to learn! like i did with archery! but if i learn that and then gymnastics then i could do jedi flips etc when lightsaber fighting
  22. Welshguy Jedi Master

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    I saw this video on the net the other day, it was one of those videos that was on the same site as those two black guys re-enacting the Anakin/Obi-Wan dual that was posted on the main FFUK page.

    He could do stuff that is more or less impossible, even with wire work.

    What I would haver given for him to be put in a Sith robe and given a lightsaber. The sheer skill and agility of this guy would blow anything ever seen before away.
  23. rebeljediknight_88 Force Ghost

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  24. odj_310388 Jedi Grand Master

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    I think that if you could combine that new thing they do in cities of running up walls and flipping off them and jumping long distances with someone as good as Ray Park with a lightsaber it would so rock. imo
  25. Welshguy Jedi Master

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    I wonder if there is anyone in Wales who posesses such talents?

    I doubt it, but if there was, imagine how we could exploit him!
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