The Orbital Machining Stormtrooper lightsaber run opened in 2010 and a second run opened in 2012. The custom saber is inspired by the Ralph McQuarrie stormtrooper lightsaber concept art and a Chris Trevas design. Both lightsaber runs are posted in the FX-Sabers forums. According to the FX-Saber forum order threads, only around 35 Orbital Machining Stormtrooper lightsabers were produced.
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The Stormtrooper lightsaber is available as a empty hilt (first run only), installed in-hilt LED stunt saber (first run only), or installed in-hilt LED sound saber. There are finish options: raw aluminum (first run only), Stormtrooper white (powder coated white) or Shadowtrooper Gloss Black (powder coated black). The knurled buttons on the side may serve as switches. The illuminated control box buttons may serve as switches as well. Multiple control box LED colors are available. Each LED is 5mm.
The lightsaber accepts a 1 inch diameter blade. The installed saber features recharge port access via the removable pommel. Additional upgrades include: crystal chamber, crystal pommel and additional blinkies.
Acerocket’s Orbital Machining Stormtrooper Lightsaber Run 1 (2010)
Acerocket’s Orbital Machining Stormtrooper Lightsaber Run 2 (2012)
Orbital Machining, also known as Acerocket, is a custom saber company known for creating the Cobin Das’s Killer Penny lightsaber and releasing limited runs of customs sabers including: a TFUII lightsaber run, Obi ROTS lightsaber run, Skinnyflex lightsaber run, Obi TPM lightsaber run, and the extremely detailed an complex Black Mamba lightsaber.
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Image depicts the Orbital Machining Stormtrooper lightsaber
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