What is Mylar tape? | Lightsaber Terminology

Mylar tape

Lightsaber enthusiasts and prop makers wrap a thin strip of Mylar tape with a chrome-like, mirror-finish around a Skywalker lightsaber hilt in order to cover up the ‘Graflex’ lettering on the Graflex clamp section of the hilt. Star Wars prop makers constructed the original Skywalker lightsaber out of a vintage 1930s/1940s era Graflex flashgun. The … Read more