Coronavirus is DELAYING lightsaber manufacturing

The COVID-19 pandemic is delaying lightsaber manufacturing for some custom saber companies. Malaysia based Sabertrio and United States based Kyberlight openly confirmed they are experiencing parts shortages. Both companies source some of their lightsaber parts from areas in China that are currently under mandatory lockdown. Sabertrio has temporarily closed their store due to the parts … Read more

Sabertrio Vektra Lightsaber | New Saber Alert

Sabertrio Vektra lightsaber was released today. The custom saber features a balanced design with an afterburner style emitter and a pommel that mirrors the emitter’s shape and design. Sabertrio states that the initial run of only 30 units sold out within 18 minutes of Vektra’s release at 10am EST. The initial release was limited to … Read more

Sabertrio Abruptly Closes Due to Coronavirus Related Parts Shortages

Sabertrio Vektra and Reaver lightsabers

Lightsaber company Sabertrio announced they are temporarily closing their store and that “everything is out of stock for the next 2 – 3 months” due to delays from parts manufactured in China. “Right now, we are experiencing severe delays for components from China,” Sabertrio stated in a post on their Facebook page, “and this is … Read more

Sabertrio Releases Reaver Lightsaber | New Saber Alert

Sabertrio Reaver lightsaber

Sabertrio released Reaver, a bold and aggressive lightsaber design. The hilt features three low-profile claws in the emitter along with a distinctive window pattern comprised of two horizontal lines connected with a vertical line. The Reaver design blends vertical and horizontal lines throughout the hilt. Sabertrio Etsy Store affiliate link Reaver’s two choke points, … Read more

16 MUST SEE Etsy Custom Lightsaber Companies

Custom Saber sellers on Etsy

From Saberforge to Custom Diversions, many established and up-and-coming custom sabers companies from around the world leverage the popular and trusted Etsy platform to sell lightsabers, blades and accessories. Let’s take a closer look at 16 MUST SEE Etsy Custom Lightsaber Companies. Please note the following list contains affiliate links, meaning if you click through … Read more

Sabertrio Releases New Blade Plug Line | NEW PRODUCT ALERT

Sabertrio lightsaber blade plugs

Sabertrio, a Malaysia based custom saber company, released a new line of lightsaber blade plugs. The two new blade plug designs are named: Reactor Blade Plug and Brass Pin Blade Plug. The blade plugs are neopixel compatible, when combined with a neopixel adapter like Sabertrio’s Neo Chip. The competitively priced blade plugs are $8 for … Read more

Sabertrio Neopixel Blade Plug Adapter | New Saber Technology

Sabertrio Neo Chip

Sabertrio, a Malaysia based custom saber company, announced the development of Neo Chip, a neopixel blade plug adapter. How the adapter works is Neo Chip attaches to most standard thick walled blade plugs (3.2 mm thick), allowing lightsaber enthusiasts to adapt the static blade plugs into neopixel blade plugs (thin walled, 1.6mm thick blade plugs would require … Read more

Sabertrio Mirah Lightsaber | New Saber Alert

Sabertrio Mirah lightsaber

Sabertrio, a Malaysia based custom saber manufacturer, announced the release of a new lightsaber called Mirah. Mirah, the 5th and newest lightsaber hilt design by Sabertrio, will join four existing Sabertrio lightsaber hilt designs: Arclyte, Skylar, Aeryn, and Valhken. Mirah will be priced between Skylar and Arclyte, making the lightsaber Sabertrio’s second least expensive saber. … Read more

How does a coupler line up the buttons on a double-bladed lightsaber?

lining up lightsabers

Many custom saber companies design lightsabers that can be connected together with a coupler to create a Darth Maul style double-bladed lightsaber or saberstaff. Lightsaber enthusiasts like the idea of lining up the buttons and Covertec wheels of the two hilts, simply because a double-bladed lightsaber with aligned buttons looks better than a lightsaber with … Read more

2018 Is The Year of the Neopixel Lightsaber

The year 2018 is the year of the neopixel lightsaber. Neopixel is a somewhat new lightsaber technology that is becoming very popular very quickly among lightsaber enthusiasts. Neopixel lightsabers use removable blades that contain neopixel LED strips. Most other lightsabers either use in-hilt LEDs (i.e. the light source is contained within the hilt) or a … Read more