Crosspoint Sabers: Rugged and Duel Ready Custom Sabers | Lightsaber Company Spotlight

Crosspoint Sabers is a United States based custom sabers company that specialized in handcrafted, duel worthy lightsabers. The company specializes in constructing practical, durable sabers intended for dueling. Additionally, Crosspoint Sabers is one of the sponsors of The Saber Legion (TSL).

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

Duel Worthy Lightsaber Blades: 5 Traits of a Combat Ready Blade

Duel worthy lightsaber blades must above all be strong enough to endure sparring and safe enough to minimize harm to an opponent. Let’s examine 5 traits of a combat ready lightsaber blade. Note: This list adapts and expands upon rules from The Saber Legion (TSL), the world’s biggest saber dueling organization. If you plan to … Read more

REAL Lightsaber Dueling: 4 Intensity Levels of Combat

Real lightsaber duels strive to represent the lightsaber combat portrayed in the movies in a safe and controlled manner. Unlike choreographed fights, real lightsaber combat DOES NOT follow a prearranged sequence of moves. If you’re planning on using a real lightsaber for a real lightsaber duel with a partner, there are 4 basic levels 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

Top 6 Lightsaber Safety Tips

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Wielding a lightsaber is a fun and exciting endeavor. As with any sport or hobby, however, it’s important to take some simple safety precautions in order minimize the risk of injury. Here are six tips to help you stay safe during lightsaber spinning and lightsaber duels. 1. Select a Safe and Duel Worthy Lightsaber Some … Read more

When will lightsabers become mainstream?

Star Wars Force FX lightsaber

Arguably, the lightsaber is one of the most recognized symbols of Star Wars. If you walk around just about anywhere with a lightsaber, people will be able to identify it as the ‘cool laser sword’ from Star Wars. That said, the lightsaber hobby remains unknown to many people, including Star Wars fans. Watch When will lightsaber … Read more

Cutting Edge Smart Sabers: An Interview with Electrum Sabercrafts Founders Dave Benard and Curtis Bennett

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Electrum Sabercrafts founders Dave Benard and Curtis Bennett don’t want to follow, they want to lead. That’s why the custom saber manufacturer developed groundbreaking Smart Saber™ technology, which allows users to customize lightsaber settings through their smartphones. That’s also why all Electrum Sabercrafts hilt models utilize distinctive touch switches rather than AV switches. Since the … Read more

ESPN 2 schedules 1 hour of The Saber Legion lightsaber fights on August 8, 2018

The Saber Legion lightsaber fights

On August 8th, ESPN2 will rebrand itself as ESPN8: The Ocho for one day only. Among the programming, the sports network will include one hour of lightsaber fights from The Saber Legion (TSL). The special program, which runs from 12:00 to 1:00pm Eastern, is called The Saber Legion: Awakening Championship Series. Watch ESPN 2 schedules 1 … Read more