Are Hasbro Star Wars Force FX lightsabers toys?

Hasbro Star Wars Rey Jedi Training Force FX lightsaber

Are Star Wars Hasbro Force FX Lightsabers toys? That’s a good question. When I think of the company, Hasbro, the first thing that comes to mind is a toy–maybe an action figure or some kind of car. Watch Are Hasbro Star Wars Force FX lightsabers toys? on YouTube Hasbro, nevertheless, does produce higher-end lightsabers equipped with metal hilts. … Read more

What is a tsuba (Handguard)? | Lightsaber Terminology

lightsaber tsuba on a Kyberlight Saber

A lightsaber tsuba (pronounced SOO-BUH) is a handguard component located near the top of a lightsaber hilt in the emitter area. A tsuba protects the hand from getting hit by an opponent’s lightsaber blade, may change the balance point on the saber hilt, and serves as a decorative piece. Watch What is a tsuba? (Lightsaber … Read more

Can you install electronics in Ultrasabers empty hilts?

Ultrasabers empty hilts

Can you install electronics in Ultrasabers empty hilts? I’ve gotten this question several times. The good news is yes, you can install electronics in Ultrasabers empty lightsaber hilts. Watch Can you install electronics in Ultrasabers empty hilts? on YouTube This is an Ultrasabers Emperor’s Hand (Mara Jade style)s lightsaber hilt. The pommel is removeable on … Read more

Ultrasabers upgrade features: AV Switch, Windows, TRI CREE and Beyond

Ultrasabers lightsaber low end hilt models

Ultrasabers offers many upgrade features on their lightsabers, but which ones are worth the price? Lets walk through some of the benefits and drawbacks of optional upgrades on Ultrasabers lightsabers. Watch Which Ultrasabers upgrade features are worth the price? (AV switch, windows, TRI CREE, etc) on YouTube Premium LED color UpgradeUltrasabers offers some premium lightsaber colors. … Read more

What is a Choke Point? | Lightsaber Terminology

Sabertrio Arclyte lightsaber

A choke point is an area on the lightsaber hilt where the diameter narrows, allowing the wielder to spin and maneuver the saber more easily. Choke points are a common and popular lightsaber hilt feature, but they are are not used on all lightsaber hilts. Watch What is a choke point? (Lightsaber Terminology) on YouTube One common … Read more

What is a lightsaber blade retention screw? | Lightsaber Terminology

lightsaber blade retention screw

A lightsaber blade retention screw is a tiny screw that allows you to attach and remove a lightsaber blade to a lightsaber hilt. Blade retention screws can come in several different styles and lengths. One of the most common blade retention screw sizes is 8-32 (in various styles and lengths). Watch What is a lightsaber blade … Read more

Can you duel with Star Wars Force FX lightsabers?

blue lightsaber blade

Can Star Wars: The Black Series Force FX lightsabers like this one be used for dueling? Unfortunately, no, because Star Wars Black Series Force FX lightsabers use string blades. String blades are lightsaber blades where the LEDs are contained within the blade itself. During heavy dueling it would easy to disrupt or damage the LEDs … Read more

What is a ‘flashlight’ lightsaber? | Lightsaber Terminology

Ultrasabers lightsabers and a Kyberlight lightsaber

A ‘flashlight lightsaber’ is a derogatory term used by the lightsaber community when a lightsaber hilt is perceived to look or function like a flashlight. Saber enthusiasts accuse several hilts models of being so called ‘flashlight’ lightsabers. Some call various Ultrasabers V2 hilts models flashlight lightsabers. Others call Kyberlight a flashlight lightsaber. Watch What is a … Read more

What is knurling grip, pommel, button, etc? | Lightsaber Terminology

knurling lightsaber grip

Knurling is when a rough texture is rolled on to a metal part. The texture is rolled onto the hilt itself, onto the pommel, or onto other lightsaber sections or components. It’s very common to find some element of knurling on a lightsaber. Sometime you’re find knurling on the grip, like on the Sabertrio Arclyte. … Read more

How many lightsaber companies are there?

lightsaber from various companies

Exactly how many lightsaber companies are there? The short answer is, check out the SaberSourcing List of Lightsaber Companies. It’s one of the most comprehensive lists of lightsaber companies on the internet. The long answer is it depends on your definition of a lightsaber company. Watch How many lightsaber companies are there? on YouTube If … Read more