AusSabers Hunter Lightsaber (Dual Shroud) | New Saber Alert

AusSabers Hunter Lightsaber

AusSabers Hunter Lightsaber has been released. Hunter lightsaber, an in-house design by AusSabers, is an original design features a dual emitter shroud design. AusSabers created the hilt envisioning a solo assassin as the wielder. Hunter is available as a budget in-hilt LED saber or pixel saber (with budget Xenopixel or Proffieboard soundboard). AusSabers released Hunter lightsaber in … Read more

Kai Justiss Lightsaber | Lightsaber Profile

The Kai Justiss lightsaber is a single-bladed blue lightsaber wielded by Jedi Knight Kai Justiss. Kai Justiss is a Clone Wars era/Rise of the Empire era Jedi Knight in Star Wars Legends. Darth Vader kills Justiss on the Death Star around the time of the events of Star Wars: A New Hope.

REVIEW Parks Sabers Volution Lightsaber | Vintage ‘Snowflake’ Custom Saber

Parks Sabers Volution lightsaber ('Snowflake' lightsaber)

This is a Parks Sabers Volution lightsaber. Originally released in 2008, Volution is a vintage Parks Sabers lightsaber. The custom saber has an Old Republic (SWTOR) style vibe. Parks Sabers founder Jeffrey Parks refers to the hilt as ‘Snowflake’ in a YouTube video interview since the profile of the hilt from the bottom somewhat resembles … Read more

What is an accent LED? | Lightsaber Terminology

accent LED on lightsaber

An accent LED is a supplemental, decorative LED that animates and enhances the appearance of a lightsaber hilt. Common examples of accent LEDs include:• an illuminated AV switch• crystal chamber• small lights on an activation box or touch switch• small lights inside a reveal lightsaber Accent LEDs are a popular, optional garnish to a lightsaber … Read more

What is a Graflex clamp? | Lightsaber Terminology

Graflex clamp

A Graflex clamp is a lightsaber part comprised of a metal fastening assembly that encircles the midsection of a vintage 1930s/1940s era Graflex 3 Cell Flashgun. Although the mounting clamp is designed to attach to the flashgun to the camera, Star Wars prop makers salvaged and slightly modified a real world Graflex 3 Cell Flashgun … Read more

Saberforge Justicar Lightsaber Hilt Full Review (Graflex Tribute Saber)

Saberforge Justicar lightsaber

Saberforge Justicar lightsaber hilt is a Graflex tribute lightsaber first released in 2016. Saberforge Justicar borrows several design elements from the classic Graflex lightsaber (i.e. Skywalker lightsaber), incorporating the details into Justicar’s original design. Saberforge discontinued Justicar in 2019. Saberforge Justicar Lightsaber on Etsy affiliate link The standard finish features two-toned, predominantly metallic silver colored … Read more

Ultrasabers Archon V3.1 Lightsaber Hilt Full Review with Custom Activation Box

Ultrasabers Archon 3.1 lightsaber

This is an Ultrasabers Archon 3.1 lightsaber that features an intriguing, added custom activation box. I purchased the lightsaber hilt secondhand, and the previous owner had modded the hilt, adding the decorative activation box and clamp card. Few Ultrasabers hilts come with an activation box, and NONE of the Ultrasabers hilts feature clamp cards at … Read more

One Replicas DIY Low Profile Control Box Full Review

One Replicas DIY low profile control box

The One Replicas DIY Low Profile Control Box [affiliate link] is a slimmed down lightsaber activation box. Some lightsaber enthusiasts ordinarily do not like activation boxes because they’re clunky and get in the way, especially during dueling or spinning. The One Replicas DIY Low Profile Control Box minimizes the inconvenient and intrusive size of an activation … Read more

Lightsaber Clamp Card vs Bubble Strip

Graflex and MPP sabers

Lightsaber clamp card vs bubble strip; which do you prefer on a lightsaber hilt? Does it really just depend on the specific hilt model? Let’s compare the two most common types of activation plate styles. Both clamp cards and bubble strips are commonly associated with Star Wars: Original Trilogy style lightsabers. The main similarities between … Read more

What is a bubble strip? | Lightsaber Terminology

lightsaber bubble strip

A lightsaber bubble strip, sometimes called a bubble card, is a greeblie (i.e. decorative piece) added to the activation box of a lightsaber hilt. Bubble Strip Usage on Lightsaber HiltsThe bubble strip is most commonly associated with lightsabers from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. All three lightsabers in Star Wars Episode IV: A … Read more