What is a Lightsaber Pommel? | Lightsaber Terminology

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A lightsaber pommel is the end cap or end piece on a lightsaber hilt. The term is derived from the butt of the handle of a real world sword. Real life lightsabers and custom sabers have a pommel or pommel section at the bottom of the hilt. Lightsaber pommels come in many shapes, sizes and … Read more

Blue Lightsaber Blade Color Meaning and History

Blue lightsaber blade color meaning

A blue lightsaber is one of the most common lightsaber blade colors for Jedi. Blue lightsaber blade colors range widely from light blue, medium blue to dark blue. In Star Wars Canon, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Rey Skywalker, Ben Solo and many other Jedi use blue-bladed lightsabers. In Star Wars Legends, Jedi Guardians, who specialize … Read more

Ultrasabers Lightsaber Blade Colors Explained: Red, Blue, Green and Beyond

Ultrasabers lightsaber blade colors

Ultrasabers currently offers 13 different lightsaber blade colors, including 5 standard blade colors and 8 premium blade colors. The company offers a brighter TRI CREE LED version of 6 of the blade colors as well. Let’s take a closer look at the standard and premium Ultrasabers lightsaber blade color options. Consider that blade colors look … Read more

4 Lightsaber Hilt Pommel Attachment Styles

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Let’s talk about 4 different lightsaber hilt pommel attachment styles. A lightsaber hilt pommel, sometimes called an end cap, is a piece that attaches to the bottom of a lightsaber hilt. Some pommels are vented with sound holes (for sound sabers), while other pommels are solid (for stunt sabers [no sound] or display pieces). Watch … Read more

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

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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

What is an s-curve emitter? | Lightsaber Terminology

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An s-curve emitter or s-curve shroud is a lightsaber emitter design featuring a curve resembling an ‘s’ shape. The s-curve emitter design is most commonly associated with the Skywalker lightsaber (sometimes called Graflex style lightsaber). Although Darth Vader’s lightsaber is the first lightsaber shown in Star Wars, the Skywalker lightsaber, which is made out a … Read more

Do Saberforge Initiate Tier lightsabers include a blade?

Saberforge Initiate Tier lightsabers

Do Saberforge Initiate Tier lightsabers include a blade? Initiate Tier is the Saberforge term for an empty hilt without electronics of anything on the inside. Empty hilts are just meant to be display pieces or intended for the end user to install their own electronics in the the. Saberforge Initiate Tier lightsaber DO NOT include … Read more

Pre-ordering a lightsaber: What you should know

In the custom lightsaber community ‘pre-order’ can mean a few different things. One common use of the word ‘pre-order’ is for a brand new product that has not been manufactured or released yet. If you pre-order the product, then you will be one of the first people to receive the product once it’s completed and … Read more

How to Choose a Lightsaber Stand: What You Should Know

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If you’re shopping around for a new lightsaber stand, there are three main stand qualities to consider: size, stability and style. First, I’m going to introduce the stands in the article. As a disclaimer, most of these lightsaber stands are from Etsy sellers that provided me the stands for free and this article contains affiliate … Read more