Lightsabers & Blasters Luke's ROTJ saber...

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  1. The_Random_Menace Jedi Knight

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    i've been looking everywhere for ways to make this from hardware material but i cant find any tuts for it...

    please send some
  2. __Trips Jedi Knight

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    im looking now.

    if anything-consider modifying an Obi-wan ANH saber tutorial.
  3. Phayze Jedi Knight

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    I've been doing some research into this as well and it looks like your best bet is going to be basing it off of an Old Ben saber. Apparently, Luke's stunt saber in ROTJ was the same one used by Alec Guiness is ANH, so you won't have to make many changes.

    Big Yellow Box has a "Ben-inspired" saber, and partsofsw.com has some pretty good reference pics. Good luck, and be sure to show us what you come up with!
  4. The_Random_Menace Jedi Knight

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    well... i was actually gonna try my instincts and see how that goes

    just walk around my local Trader Horn and check it out
  5. Koza_Toragh Jedi Knight

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    Luke ROTJ lightsaber plans

    For u, or anyone else, click on the picture through the link and you'll find a copy of plans to that saber. Incase you want a machined one.
  6. sal Jedi Master

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    actually I have made a hardware luke saber for a friend for halloween it was pretty good.
  7. The_Random_Menace Jedi Knight

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    do you remember what you used
  8. Kraykan-Jedi Jedi Master

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    Picture1
    Picture2

    I made this Luke ROTJ saber about 2 years ago, i posted it here before, only in the fan films section.
    I made it on a lathe out of aluminium and its made of about 5 seperate parts - then screwed together.

    If you need any advice - pm me, i would be happy to help
  9. sal Jedi Master

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    I remember using some kind of oil thing for the grips section thats about it, I'll try to look for some pics of it.
  10. Risu Jedi Knight

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    I haven't done it myself because I'm still building the ESB saber, but if you can spend a little money on the pieces, you can make it with a sink tail piece, a sink knob, a graflex clamp, a circuit board ender from blast-tech, a wooden dowel that fits perfectly inside the tail piece, a pvc pipe, some black d rings, some metal washers (about 1.5 inches across), and a hose connector. This way you can put a rod inside and fight with it. I got the idea from a combination of two tutorials on big yellow box. The one that looks kind of like the ROTJ saber and the obiwan saber. The metal washers have to be able to fit around the pvc pipe and the pvc pipe can be glued or screwed into the wooden dowel. I don't know how to connect the hose connector to the pvc pipe because i haven't done it myself yet.
  11. darthnave Jedi Master

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    All I want to know is what I could use that look's like Luke's R.O.T.J. light saber emitter. Because I want to make my own light saber hilt.
  12. darthnave Jedi Master

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    I mean really it looks cool.
  13. darthnave Jedi Master

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    I have used every search engine known to man but not one of them say what I could use.
  14. batkins182 Force Ghost

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    :) darthnave, I can tell your new here. Please do not double post. Press the edit button on your orignal post. :)
  15. darthnave Jedi Master

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  16. batkins182 Force Ghost

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  17. darthnave Jedi Master

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    Any way does anyone know what I could use that could replicate luke's R.O.T.J.'s lightsaber emitter?
  18. sal Jedi Master

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    Made this about 3 yrs ago for a friend
    [image=http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v385/goblet7/emitterRoTJ.jpg]
    Made from layers of pvc, and a large washer.
  19. darthnave Jedi Master

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  20. darthnave Jedi Master

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  21. sal Jedi Master

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    Its a bad picture of the emitter, I should have taken a staight on shot, this shot just make it look really bad. I since took apart the saber and I have no idea where the emitter is, all I remember is I took differenece diameter pvc, and thicknesses, and interlayed them then glued them in place, and put a large washer, I believe on top, hardly accurate, but I years ago, I'm sure if you used the same method it could look much better now.
  22. darthnave Jedi Master

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  23. darthnave Jedi Master

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  24. sal Jedi Master

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    What else do you need to know?
  25. darthnave Jedi Master

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    How about the dohicky on the bottom? (The end cap)
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