The Problem with “Duel Worthy” Lightsabers

“Is a lightsaber duel worthy?” That’s one of the MOST COMMON questions people ask the lightsaber community, especially when someone is considering purchasing a first lightsaber or simply a new lightsaber. The problem with the question is it’s asking for a binary answer of “Yes, the lightsaber is duel worthy” or “No, the lightsaber is … Read more

Why people hate Saberforge: What you should know

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Saberforge [Etsy affiliate link], founded by Philip Isherwood, is one of the largest and most established custom lightsaber manufacturers in the United States and world. The Oregon based company offers a wider selection of unique lightsaber hilt models than any other company. The company also likely has one of the highest sales volumes out of … Read more

Why Duel Worthy Force FX Lightsabers Will NEVER Exist

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Star Wars Force FX lightsabers are not duel worthy, have never been duel worthy, and may never be duel worthy in the future. Lightsaber enthusiasts sometimes do a Force FX conversion in order to make a Force FX lightsaber duel worthy, but that’s another topic for another article. Right out of the box without any … Read more

6 Common Reasons People Get Rid of Lightsabers

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People get rid of lightsabers for just about as many reasons that they purchase lightsabers. Let’s look at 6 common reasons people get rid of lightsabers. 1. Want to Upgrade to a Better LightsaberSome lightsaber enthusiasts get rid of old lightsabers or first lightsabers in order to upgrade to a nicer or more advanced lightsaber. … Read more

Are neopixel lightsabers KILLING demand for static blade plugs?

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Neopixel is one of the hot lightsaber technologies of 2018 and is arguably one of the most disruptive lightsaber technologies to gain popularity in 2018. How are neopixel lightsabers affecting the market for static blade plugs? Watch Are neopixel lightsabers KILLING demand for static blade plugs? on YouTube Until recently, static blade plugs were the … Read more

Why doesn’t Amazon list more custom lightsabers? (Discussion)

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Why doesn’t Amazon list more custom lightsabers? That question may have crossed your mind once or twice, especially since Amazon can be a fast, convenient, and affordable platform for purchasing officially licensed lightsabers, like the Hasbro Star Wars: The Black Series Force FX lightsabers. Prices on Force FX lightsabers, along with other items, do fluctuate … Read more

Would you ever wear a lightsaber in public? (Discussion)

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Could you ever imagine wearing a lightsaber while you’re walking down the street, grocery shopping, or doing some other mundane, everyday task in public? Wearing a lightsaber as part of cosplay or while attending Star Wars events, fan conventions, lightsaber dueling clubs, etc. doesn’t count. Watch Would you ever wear a lightsaber in public? (Discussion) … Read more

Future Star Wars movies WITHOUT lightsabers? (Discussion)

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Lightsabers are one of the most recognizable symbols of Star Wars and have appeared onscreen in all of the theatrically-released Star Wars movies up to this point (2018). Do you think we’ll see a future Star Wars movie WITHOUT the iconic weapon of the Jedi and Sith? Watch Future Star Wars movies WITHOUT lightsabers? (Discussion) … Read more

What’s the most EXPENSIVE lightsaber you’re willing to buy?

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What’s the most expensive lightsaber you’re willing to purchase? Lightsabers come in many different prices ranges. Toy lightsabers can range in price between around $3 up to around $50. Officially licensed Star Wars: The Black Series Force FX lightsaber retail for around $150 to $200. Many low-end to mid-range custom lightsabers with metal hilts will … Read more

WORST lightsaber moment in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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To many Star Wars fans, one of the worst lightsaber moments in The Last Jedi is the scene where Rey returns the Skywalker lightsaber to Luke and he nonchalantly tosses the iconic weapon over his shoulder like a worthless old sock. Watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s WORST lightsaber moment (Discussion) on YouTube Some fans … Read more