6 Non-Force Users Who Wield Lightsabers

Use the Force…or don’t. A lightsaber can be an unwieldy and downright dangerous weapon to a non-Force user. Nevertheless, here are 6 non-Force users in Star Wars Canon who take their chances and wield the vibrant, plasma-bladed weapon of the Jedi and the Sith. 1. Cad Bane Generally favoring his twin LL-30 blaster pistols, Clone … Read more

What is a slanted emitter? | Lightsaber Terminology

slanted emitter

A slanted emitter is an angled or curved lightsaber emitter style. Unlike standard, flat-top emitter styles, a slanted emitter may consist of a angled cut or an s-curve shape. In some cases a slanted emitter may also feature a more standard flat-top emitter on the inside. Types of Slanted Emitters: Angled and S-curveThere are two … Read more

What is a Graflex conversion kit? | Lightsaber Terminology

Graflex conversion

A Graflex conversion kit is a bundle of lightsaber parts intended to make a Graflex style lightsaber hilt look more like a configuration from a specific Star Wars movie. Although a lightsaber enthusiast could source exterior Graflex lightsaber parts piecemeal, a Graflex conversion kit helps conveniently group together many of the necessary pieces. The Graflex … Read more

What is a ScrapFlex lightsaber? | Lightsaber Terminology

Scraplex lightsaber

A ScrapFlex lightsaber is a hybrid lightsaber hilt design that combines Graflex style (i.e. Skywalker lightsaber style) components with other pieces in order to create an original hilt design. ScrapFlex lightsaber designs vary widely in size, shape and appearance and are often constructed as one-off custom lightsabers. ScrapFlex lightsabers typically retain at least one of the … Read more

What is an s-curve emitter? | Lightsaber Terminology

lightsaber s-curve emitter

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

WORST lightsaber moment in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Luke Skywalker holding a lightsaber

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

What are ‘Flex’ lightsabers? | Lightsaber Terminology

Flex lightsabers

‘Flex’ is a common lightsaber related term that you’ll see tossed around the custom saber community, so it’s important to know what it means. ‘Flex’ stands for ‘Graflex’. Prop makers used a flashgun, manufactured by Graflex, to construct the Luke Skywalker lightsaber for Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. The Graflex lightsaber is an important … Read more

Skywalker Lightsaber: Top 8 Names for the Most Famous Lightsaber in the Galaxy

The Skywalker lightsaber, the first and most famous lightsaber of all, goes by more names than you might think. Here are the Top 8 Names for the Most Famous Lightsaber in the Galaxy. Watch Skywalker Lightsaber: Top 8 Names for the Most Famous Lightsaber in the Galaxy on YouTube 1. Skywalker lightsaber Calling the lightsaber … Read more

Graflex Lightsaber Collection: Hasbro Force FX, Roman Props, Master Replicas, EFX Collectibles

Graflex Lightsaber Collection

This is my current Graflex Lightsaber Collection. All of the sabers in the collection are inspired by the design of the Skywalker lightsaber. On the far left is a Star Wars: The Black Series Rey (Jedi Training) Force FX lightsaber by Hasbro. Next to that is a Roman Props Flashgun 7. Next to that is … Read more