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Strydur
02-15-2006, 01:49 AM
Let me know which of these you would like to see made for the modular hilts. I will make others like the "sink knob" ones later on. If you have some other basic design that would use the same dimensions as these feel free to post a sketch.

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LAN-ED-TUL
02-15-2006, 04:42 AM
1 and 3 look ok. 2 kinda looks dorky.

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dbraxton9
02-15-2006, 10:19 AM
#1 for sure.
if i were wearing the other 2 by the belt clip I would stab myself in thew belly when I sit down.
is a ball on the end possible?

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Mur-Pa DiLos
02-15-2006, 10:36 AM
#1 and #6 for sure, but I'd definitely like to see the "sink nob" ones though soon too like on Obi-Wan's.

xwingband
02-15-2006, 10:38 AM
I vote for #1 also.

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desertscorpion
02-15-2006, 10:49 AM
ditto

Devilstar2k2
02-15-2006, 01:36 PM
#1

BenReilly
02-15-2006, 01:52 PM
i like #1 but i also like 3...

Darth Frieds
02-15-2006, 02:01 PM
#1 deffinately. Also, i don't know if someone already mentioned this but you should try making the Obi Wan ROTS end cap. That would be awsome.

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Nightwing
02-15-2006, 02:30 PM
I'd like a modified #3.
Sorta like this:
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Strydur
02-15-2006, 03:03 PM
db..is number 4 what you want?

nightwing..can you do a better sketch? not sure what you meant by that drawing.

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Juice214
02-15-2006, 03:03 PM
1. and 3. get my vote

BenReilly
02-15-2006, 03:21 PM
ooh #4 is pretty damned cool to.

Do-Clo
02-15-2006, 04:44 PM
#1 and #4 look good, I tend to stay away from pointed pommels, I end up poking myself with them.

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xhypnauticx
02-15-2006, 07:01 PM
i go for 1 and 4 also

Nightwing
02-15-2006, 08:00 PM
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote">Originally posted by Strydurnightwing..can you do a better sketch? not sure what you meant by that drawing.<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></blockquote id="quote"></font id="quote">Sorry; formatting error.

I just drew up a quick 3-D model:
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f252/NightWing726/Lightsabers/Pommel.jpg

xwingband
02-15-2006, 08:00 PM
Nightwing,

Is this what you'd like?

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b394/reelbigporter/view2.jpg
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b394/reelbigporter/view1.jpg

EDIT: That's what I get for not refreshing before I post... you beat me. I'll leave them anyway. *shrugs*

Tim,

Even if that's not what he was speaking off I think it's a good addition.

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TorLinWaDur
02-15-2006, 08:00 PM
when i get a chance to create a mhs, number 1 and 4

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Nightwing
02-15-2006, 08:03 PM
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote">Originally posted by xwingband

Nightwing,

Is this what you'd like?

EDIT: That's what I get for not refreshing before I post... you beat me. I'll leave them anyway. *shrugs*

Tim,

Even if that's not what he was speaking off I think it's a good addition.

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<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></blockquote id="quote"></font id="quote">Lol, that's pretty close. Just not quite that pointed.

xwingband
02-15-2006, 08:06 PM
Ehh... I picked an arbitrary angle, but we aren't going to have much of an angle choice if Tim does them in mass quantities anyway.[:)]

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dbraxton9
02-15-2006, 08:19 PM
not quite, but I like it anyway. I had a plain sphere in mind, looking kinda like a microphone windscreen. actually a mic windscreen would be cool b/c you could put a speaker in it.

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Strydur
02-15-2006, 09:01 PM
Added your design nightwing.

I will keep adding any you guys sketch out over the next few days and then I will put up a poll. A few of the most voted on will get made up.

Tim
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xwingband
02-15-2006, 09:44 PM
Okay, here's another idea. If you cut out the inner ridges and lined it with wire mesh I think it would make a rad speaker housing too.[8D]

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b394/reelbigporter/view3.jpg

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Nightwing
02-15-2006, 10:12 PM
^^^That's a good design.

Why red though? Couldn't it just be metal, and you could paint it whatever color?

Tenric Starkindler
02-15-2006, 10:12 PM
black mesh....a bit more stylish.

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xwingband
02-15-2006, 10:17 PM
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote">Originally posted by Nightwing

^^^That's a good design.

Why red though? Couldn't it just be metal, and you could paint it whatever color?
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I made it red so the ridges stood out more. It's hard to tell just as white and shading.

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headwound
02-15-2006, 10:37 PM
number four looks really good too. nice and simple with a basic shape that can be user modified if desired.

gundamaniac
02-16-2006, 12:14 AM
I love 1, 4, and 5. 1 looks good as a generic end, 3 looks cool with some possibilities, and 5 is also a good generic end.

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Nightwing
02-16-2006, 08:54 AM
I'm likin' 1, 4, and 5 as well.
Oh, and Xwingband's last design was really cool as well.

desertscorpion
02-16-2006, 12:45 PM
Xwing,

I really like yours. I hope Tim goes with that one, too. Keep on rockin' in the free world with lightsaber in full effect.

james3
02-16-2006, 01:05 PM
I like #5. Heck, I would like that as an emitter too.

Strydur
02-16-2006, 03:22 PM
added xwing's

I could do one up to hold speakers...but I think I will have to make it for MR size speakers and not Hasbro's as they are too large. If I sourced some speakers and then made a end cap to hold them would you all be interested in that? If so I will do up some design Ideas for them..maybe just convert the end cap you all vote as the best to also hold speakers. Toss me your ideas, I want to make stuff you all want (makes it kind of easier to sell) [8D]

Tim
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Tiberius172
02-16-2006, 03:38 PM
Strydur,

I would definately try to incorporate the speaker option into any design. A seperate design for the Hasbro and MR is also a good idea. I know I have a Hasbro speaker I will be working with for my saber and a hilt already HSR (Hasbro Speaker Ready) would be a big selling point.

Good luck!
Tiberius

meiv4
02-16-2006, 03:48 PM
my thoughts
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v147/meiv4/pommel.jpg

hmmm hmmmm whooosh hmmmm whooosh crackel

xwingband
02-16-2006, 04:03 PM
Hmm... it's like a modified #5.

Tim, yes I think any type of pommel with a speaker would be golden. I thought of my idea when thinking of microphones.

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james3
02-16-2006, 04:35 PM
the modified #5 from meiv4 is really cool too. Speaker or no speaker. #6 of xwings is nice as well. I am going nuts thinking of all the hilts I could make.

Tenric Starkindler
02-16-2006, 05:09 PM
pommel speaker would be the thing for sure.

Reality often interferes with what would otherwise be an idyllic delusion.

Nightwing
02-16-2006, 08:17 PM
You could put a speaker hole in the bottom of my #5. It would work pretty well.

LAN-ED-TUL
02-16-2006, 11:25 PM
oh yes, most definately, you need speaker setup in any of the designs. i think, if you made the screw on part, the end that goes to the main handle, the size it needed to be, and then towards the end, have it stepped up in size, and in the last section step, have this screw onto the pommel. and in that last section that screws on the pommel, theres the place for the speaker. then it could be machined on the inside of that cap, so to speak, to fit either MR or hasbro speakers. i dont have any drawings, but i think tim will understand what i mean.

this setup would please both the MR and Hasbro users. and possibly even in the section that screws on to the handle can even be slotted to accept the sliding of a hasbro board in it.

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bremenx
02-25-2006, 06:26 PM
5 and 6 catch my eye.

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Nightwing
03-02-2006, 10:57 AM
So when might we see pommels like these?

If I ordered my MHS now, could I just get a new pommel later? (probably a dumb question, but w/e...)

Strydur
03-02-2006, 01:19 PM
I am still deciding how I am going to go about doing these. Hopefully I can get on them soon. Yes you can add or remove parts to the MHS whenever.



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GFORCE13
03-03-2006, 05:44 AM
I definitely Like 4,5&6 with 6 being my favorite and I really like the Idea of leaving space for a speaker.

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xwingband
03-03-2006, 09:04 AM
Yeah, I figure that even if Tim never got around to making the slits go through and adding speakers that it wouldn't be that hard for us to cut/grind out our own slits.

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Juice214
03-04-2006, 02:50 PM
Something like this maybe?

The Yellow section would be threaded.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a14/Juice214/Saber/Pommel.jpg

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a14/Juice214/Saber/Pommel2.jpg

james3
03-04-2006, 09:33 PM
The Obi-Wan thing would be way cool but I am guessing ( don't have equipment myself) that it would be a bear to make. I very well may be completely wrong on this but I believe that the machines used to do come up with hilts and parts only cut in a line while the object is moving and anything that could make this design would be more of large commercial scale. Again I went the electronics route though school/career so I may be mistaken, but I haven't seen anything made like that on a small scale.

Reaper
03-16-2006, 08:06 PM
I like 3 and 6 the best.

The Beast
03-20-2006, 12:48 PM
NR 6 ROCKS!!!

Yo, im a newbee so please be patient.

GeluKhanGharr
03-21-2006, 05:28 PM
I love number 6, better illustrated in xwing's pic. Wicked!

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Strydur
03-21-2006, 08:43 PM
We will all get to see them in actual metal on thursday.

Tim
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tetmatek
03-21-2006, 11:47 PM
I hope there will be somthing like thie one i have made but have not the talent to cut threads yet. I can see this with the ribbed section.
http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/4280/img02206xl.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
http://img106.imageshack.us/img106/5541/img02165sw.jpg (http://imageshack.us)



Will you be given machine class. Can i get financial aide or a student loan? Do you have adequit dorm space? LOL
Really will you take custom pommel orders? I know time will be the issue.

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SaberGirl
03-23-2006, 05:07 PM
The new end caps are here! They're nice, I think you'll all like them. But first, I need to take Tim to dinner, and watch some TV, then I might let him take pics [}:)]

xwingband
03-23-2006, 05:09 PM
<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote">Originally posted by SaberGirl

The new end caps are here! They're nice, I think you'll all like them. But first, I need to take Tim to dinner, and watch some TV, then I might let him take pics [}:)]
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Condense steps![:p] TV DINNER.[:D]

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LDS_Trooper
03-23-2006, 05:11 PM
ooooh can't wait to see them.. I was going to vote for all the options except #2..

Quick question.. can you guys offer the option of annodizing? If not, I may have another source...

*does the jig of joy* new stuff to look at soon... Boy, I'm gonna be broke this year...

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xwingband
03-23-2006, 05:17 PM
Tim said he was going to get setup for anodizing quite a while ago... I don't know what happened to that.

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Strydur
03-23-2006, 06:03 PM
What happened is I have all of the stuff here and no time to set it all up and learn how to use it lol..

Pictures will be incoming soon as I add them to the site over the next hour or so.

Tim
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Do-Clo
03-23-2006, 07:54 PM
Tim the pommels look great!!! now when you get the hilt section back in there will be some awesume sabers being built.

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LAN-ED-TUL
03-23-2006, 08:05 PM
all i can say, is SWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEETT!!

those look awsome tim. nice job. another reason you da man!!

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xwingband
03-23-2006, 08:12 PM
BEAUTIFUL!

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LDS_Trooper
03-24-2006, 04:15 AM
Looking great!!! And now to convince the wife that spending as much as I did for my MR Vader on the pieces to make something from the shop... Won't be an easy task.

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Do-Clo
03-24-2006, 07:17 AM
Sometimes it is easier to ask forgiveness from the wife than it is to ask permission.[8D]

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james3
03-24-2006, 07:55 AM
YEAH! Thank you Tim, parts are ordered and I am stoked about putting together this puppy. Pommel 3 is awsome. Now I just need to keep my cool untill it gets here.

Yeah Right[8D]

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Tiberius172
03-24-2006, 10:34 AM
Tim,
Great looking Parts!!! I'll have to pick one up on my next order!

Very Nice!!
Tiberius

NooB1Kenobi
04-09-2006, 04:55 AM
I can't wait to order my parts in 2 weeks... I really like #4 The rounded one.. Can't wait till the emitters get in..

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Zhi-don
04-11-2006, 06:36 AM
Would it be too difficult to convert the basic pommel design to hold an MR sound speaker/battery pack? It would only need holes in the end as has been shown before and assuming that the contact pins were replaced with wire connectors, then perhaps a set screw in the side of the pommel would hold the pack in place. This would allow an easy conversion. What do you think? In the case of the saber design I am currently working on, my pommel would sit directly on top of the modular one and be held on by 1 screw up the middle of it.

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DACOTA
04-17-2006, 01:01 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v147/meiv4/pommel.jpg

nice pommel meiv4[:)]

Darth_Dadderall
05-23-2006, 09:07 AM
I don't know why everyone's hating on the #2 proto. I think the spiked pommel would serve the Darksiders pretty well, myself especially. Strydur, I might have to ask you to cut me one kinda like that #2 specially. Tell you what, let me PM you with my mockup and see what you think...

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Amanita
05-26-2006, 08:31 PM
I liked 2 and 3 myself, but then again they're all cool. I ordered pommel 5 for my saber, and just today found a knob to attach to its end to give it the look I really want. I will be sure to post pics when I get the parts and modify them to my liking.

Ryma Mara
11-21-2006, 12:45 PM
pics arnt there....:(

Would like to see what your all talking about.

987654321a
11-21-2006, 12:50 PM
I think your about 9 months late :lol:

why dont you just PM tim for the pictures. or if memory serves me right just look in the store and look at the MHS pommels and you will see the concepts come to reality.

hope i helped

Ryma Mara
11-21-2006, 01:02 PM
ok ok, usually I just payattention to day # and year on forums...I hardly ever look at the months#.