Kit's also an active member of local saber fencing club, Fightsaber. The first thing you should do is to Open the Toy up. Because the main feature of these tubes is not to "color" the light of the blade.
These were a lot of fun to make, and my kids and I now have some really cool Lightsabers to play with. You can also see the tools i used. Whether I held the lightsaber in one hand or with two, like they do the movies, it didn't feel like it was going to slip away if I did a quick twirl or flourished with it, like the wannabe Jedi I am.
I had to do a double-take because I couldn't believe those hilts were homemade! But what it actually does is that it kills the light of the leds.
Oh yeah my kids didn't break them by hitting the hilt on things that was from hitting the blades together, I'm just glad neither of them got hurt by them. Director J. Intermediate Leatherworking Class.
They're sturdy enough to take a pounding, but not so heavy or sharp that you have to worry about getting your hand sliced off, Luke Skywalker style, at the event of a duel.
If you plan to build this from scrap, then you should try a simple system like this. These work well to create a simple reflector which helps light up the tubes.
Some manufacturers, such as Obsidian, allow users to add high quality sound effects to their saber with the assistance of a USB interface. You can request blades adorned with cow-leather grips, as well as equipping an array of sound effects to mimic the whoosh and zap heard during a duel. Reply 10 years ago on Introduction. To diffuse the light from the flashlights, I hand-sanded the colored tubes with a fresh sheet of 220 grit sandpaper. I'll be honest, I tried a lot of approaches to create color on the tube guards.
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That's just it. These are super cool. First, do you want a lightsaber with single or dual blades?