What is a dust cap for a lightsaber blade? | Lightsaber Terminology

dust cap

A lightsaber dust cap is a PVC vinyl end cap that covers the open end of a lightsaber blade when the blade is removed from the hilt. A dust cap is flexible, rubber-like, and fits snugly onto the end of a polycarbonate lightsaber blade. Watch What is a dust cap for a lightsaber blade? (Lightsaber Terminology) … Read more

What is blade diffusion film? | Lightsaber Terminology

lightsaber blade diffusion film

Blade diffusion film, sometimes called blade film, helps distribute light more evenly throughout a lightsaber blade. Blade film is commonly rolled up and installed inside the standard, cylindrical polycarbonate blades. Without blade diffusion film, most of the light from a saber using an in-hilt LED will escape near the emitter area, creating a noticeable ‘dead … Read more

Did Ultrasabers stop gluing blade film inside the lightsaber blade?

lightsaber blade diffusion film

Ultrasabers seems to have stopped hot gluing the blade diffusion film inside of their lightsaber blades. My more recent Ultrasabers orders within 2018 included blades with loose (i.e. unglued) blade film inside the tube. Ultrasabers sells cylindrical, polycarbonate blades that are approximately 1 inch in diameter. The blades are theoretically compatible with lightsabers from other … Read more