Parks Sabers: Custom Saber Maker Since 1993 (Lightsaber Company Spotlight)

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Parks Sabers Double Helix Lightsaber (discontinued) | IMAGE CREDIT Parks Sabers

Parks Sabers is a custom saber company based in Texas that specializes in character inspired lightsaber hilts. Lightsaber maker Jeffrey Parks founded the company in the 1990s, making Parks Sabers one of the oldest custom saber companies in existence. Lightsabers made by the company are sometimes referred to simply as ‘Parks’ for short (not to be confused with the officially licensed Disney Parks lightsabers).

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The Parks Sabers website launched in 1999, although Parks had been making lightsabers since 1993. Most early Parks Sabers designs included custom designs (i.e. not character inspired). For many years, the company sold empty hilts for cosplay, EL Sabers (electro-luminescent) and later Phase Sabers.

In 2017, the Parks Sabers website endured a massive overhaul. The company decided to sell only empty hilts and stopped selling installed lightsabers altogether. Parks Sabers discontinued all of its non-character inspired hilts and decided to focus on selling only the most sought after character inspired hilts for marquee characters like Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Kylo Ren.

In late 2018, Jeffrey Parks started selling budget-friendly, character inspired lightsaber hilts through his personal eBay account, aynranfan [affiliate link] (Parks has stated that The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand is his favorite book). Parks continues to operate the parksabers.com website as well, but the hilt prices are lower on the eBay account. Several hilt styles on eBay are currently priced at $119 including free United States shipping.

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Parks Sabers website
http://www.parksabers.com

List of Parks Sabers Lightsaber Hilts

Note: The list may be incomplete

1999

Abandon
Avenger
Destroyer
Gothic
Turbine

2000
Defiance
Echelon

2001
Arc-Wave
Avenger
Fury

2002
M2
Malestrom
Rogue

2003
Double Helix
Fusion
Graflex
Shadow

2004
Ultimate Saber Kit (kit includes: Mark III Assembly, Kobold Disposable Flash, MPP Camera Flash, etc.)

2005
Fury138

2006
Dark Avenger
MPP
Usonia (Anthem or Stunt)
Conflict (Stunt)

2007
Inertia
Jaded (Mara Jade style)
QV (Quinlan Vos style)

2008
Ego
Volution
Sapphire
Impulse
Rogue

2009
Axis (Ven Zallow style)
Phaeton (Obi-Wan Kenobi EPI/EPII style)
Aria

2010
Graflex ESB (ESB configuration)
Orpheus
Rune (Mace Windu style)

2011
Onyx (Qui-Gon Jinn style)
Dusara (Ahsoka Tano style)

2016
Cross Guard Empty Hilt (Kylo Ren style)

2017
Note: Major website overhaul. Parks Sabers now only lists select character inspired empty hilts as available for purchase from the website.
Graflex 2.0 / 2.5
Graflex Reveal
MKIII (Obi-Wan Kenobi ANH style)
K1&K2 (Obi-Wan Kenobi prequel style)
MPP (Darth Vader style)
DV6 (Darth Vader ROTJ style)
Gullwing (Luke Skywalker ROTJ style)
Crossguard (Kylo Ren style)
SID (Darth Sidious style)

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