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xwingband
03-09-2006, 06:47 PM
I'll be going through indexing the most important threads of each forum. I'll be indexing every forum except the non-building ones (Misc topics). This is not meant to be exhaustive, but a starting point that will help keep relevant questions in the same threads. It is not an excuse to not at least skim thread titles and posts within the thread itself in case your question has already be asked.

If you ever see a thread you'd like indexed or feel I missed please tell Lord Maul via a PM.

This thread is currently kept up to date thanks to Lord Maul.

Misc Topics:
Localities:
UK Shindig 09 (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=7018)
Jedi or Sith from the Midwest (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=971&highlight=jedi+sith+from+midwest)
Jedi scattered across the Galaxy...PART II (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1022&highlight=Jedi+Scattered+Across+Galaxy+PART)
Long Island Jedi (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=974&highlight=long+island+jedi)
CONS (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=816&highlight=cons)

Saber Videos (Live Performances and fan films):
Balance of Power I (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6603)
Balance of Power II (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=2846)
Balance of Power III (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3384)

Tutorials:
Graflex Saber Building (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=671&highlight=graflex+saber+building)
How to post pictures (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=126&highlight=post+pictures)
How to: The basics of painting (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=540&highlight=basics+painting)
Tutorial: How to photograph your lightsaber (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=180&highlight=tutorial+photograph+lightsaber)
Picture taking tips (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=4122&highlight=post+pictures)
PM's, Titles, Avatars, Signatures, and You (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=10125)


Costuming:
Costume Pictures (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=430&highlight=costume+pictures)
Jedi/Sith Cloaks (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=364&highlight=jedi+sith+cloaks)
The Brotherhood of the Sith - Darth Vader Costume (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=272&highlight=brotherhood+sith)
Star Fortress Productions: STAY AWAY (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5864)

Everything Else:
Any Artists? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=368&highlight=artists%3F)
Any musical instrument fans? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=738&highlight=musical+instrument+fans)
force fx Couplers (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=373&highlight=force+couplers)
Good SW books? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=407&highlight=good+books)
Grip Material? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=143&highlight=grip+material)
Lightsaber Exercises (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=876&highlight=exercises)
Lightsbaer Forms (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=73&highlight=forms)
making star wars characters with artpad (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=779&highlight=artpad)
selling lightsabers (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=399&highlight=selling)
Share pictures of your sabers here. (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=47&highlight=share+pictures)
Snitz forums ranking... (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=397&highlight=snitz)
So, what do you do for a living? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=924&highlight=living)
TCSS Theme Song!!! (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1374&highlight=theme+song)
Using Your FX: Hows it handle? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1082&highlight=hows+handle)
Where'd You Get that "Handle?" (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=658&highlight=handle)
TCSS squadrons (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3403)

First before you go to any of these threads, can your question be answered by any of these?
FAQ (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=529)
New to the saber scene? Start here: (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/forumdisplay.php?f=35)
Commonly used Drill bits, taps, and measurements (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=11154)
The Saber Building Dictionary (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6524)
05 MR Anakin - Disassembly only - kits available (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3)
05 MR Vader - Done & kits available (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1)
05 MR Mace Windu - Done & kits available (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=994)
06 MR Darth Maul - Done & kits available (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1024)
05 MR Luke - Disassembly only (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5728)
05 MR Obi Wan - Done & kits available (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5729)
Cutaway Views and Wiring Schematics (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/forumdisplay.php?f=28)
EL blade tutorial (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=12)
EL hilt tutorial (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=13)
LED hilt tutorial (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=20)
MHS LED kit tutorial (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=326)
n00b! So you want to build a MHS saber huh? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6430)
Misinformation: Corrections (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3286)
Basics of thread tapping (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5724)
Tools & Parts -- a list of the ones you can't do without (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=2646)
Li-Ion/Polymer 3.6v batteries... your experiences? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=2344)
Making Li-Ion Battery Packs (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?12829-Li-Ion-Battery-Packs)

Modular Hilt System:
Official store news (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/forumdisplay.php?f=21)
Wish list (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=144&highlight=wish+list)
Thumbscrew placement... (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=448&highlight=thumbscrew+placement)
What battery "packs" fit? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=146&highlight=what+battery+packs)
Rendering/visualizing MHS Sabers (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3122)
Inteactive Saber Builder (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=4645)
Outer and Inner diameters of MHS parts (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6993)
Blue Fox' Saber Emporium (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6912) Rendering service

Saber Sound:
Crystal Focus 4.x and beyong Bug list & Fix (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6109)
Crystal Focus TROUBLESHOOTING thread... (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=4346)
Crystal Focus Soundfonts and Config Files (Shop and Swap) (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3572)
What would you like on buttered toast v4.x? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=2227)
UltraSound 2.0 Info (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6649)
US 2.0 Troubleshooting (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6633)
Any Ultrasound news? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=4018&highlight=ultrasound)
Ultra Sabers Ultra Sound v2 V.S. Plecter labs Crysal focus saber core? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5889)
General Info on Sound Cards (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5837)
What have you done for speaker vents? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=597&highlight=where+speaker)
EL Sound With One Switch (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=972&highlight=sound+with+switch)
Hasbro Sound Board Fuse (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=331&highlight=hasbro+fuse)
A possible cheap fix for the Hasbro S.B. F.O.C.? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=547&highlight=hasbro)
hasbro vs MR FX (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=299&highlight=hasbro)
Hasbro sound module schematics (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=372&highlight=hasbro)
Recharge port, 616 and you (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=4866)
How to protect your sound board? from grounding out? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5819)
Open Saber Sound Project (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5590)

Powder Coating:
Ok..who wants some powder coating done?? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3715)
What is Powdercoating? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3722)
Can I send my parts in to be Powder coated??? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5063)

EL blade discussion:
Diffuser (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=15&highlight=diffuser)
El colors/brightness (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=87&highlight=colors+brightness)
Getting the EL Wire Inside (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=290&highlight=wire+inside)
Soldering EL to mono plug (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=203&highlight=soldering+mono+plug)
what size set screw to use? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=713&highlight=what+size+screw)
Light Whip (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1839)

EL hilts and Wiring Discussion:
How do I wire up this inverter, with an LED? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=327&highlight=wire+inverter+with)
Inverter Hum (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=287&highlight=inverter)
Mounting a Switch (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=297&highlight=mounting+switch)
Switch Location (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=23&highlight=switch+location)

EL Q&A:
4 khz inverter heating up (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=46&highlight=inverter+heating)
what is the best battery to use (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=75&highlight=what+best+battery)

LED blade discussion:
Thick Walled Blade Comparison Pictures (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5737)
Movie Blade Color Guide - Blue -- THE SAGA IS COMPLETE (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1362&highlight=saga+complete+blue)
Keeping the tip on (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6776)
"Frosting the Blade" (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1611&highlight=3%2F4+blade)
Alternative to blade diffuser (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=260&highlight=alternative+blade+diffuser)
Best purple filter? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=425&highlight=best+purple+filter)
Blade strength showdown!! (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=211&highlight=blade+showdown)
Comparisson between several diffusers (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=662&highlight=comparisson+several+diffusers)
GeluKhanGharr's clear blade film (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=435&highlight=clear+blade+film)
How strong is PC tubing (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=401&highlight=strong+tubing)
Jtsteph white LED (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=523&highlight=Jtsteph+white)
LED blade tips (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=217&highlight=blade+tips)
Purple LED (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=569&highlight=purple)
Blade Length (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3975)

LED hilts and wiring discussion:
TROUBLESHOOTING -- General Theory of Operation (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=9666)
Adding driver (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=251&highlight=adding+driver)
Blacklight LEDs (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=317&highlight=blacklight)
Let's talk about heat sinking... (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3555&highlight=heat+sinking)
MR Sound Board Current (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1382&highlight=sound+board+current)
multiple LED's (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=152&highlight=multiple)
Do I need a resistor (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=269&highlight=resistor)
R G B Three Color Luxeon III (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=155&highlight=three+color)
Luxeon Rebel discussion (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=2694&highlight=luxeon)
Luxeon K2 (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=60&highlight=luxeon)
driving your LED(No resistors allowed)? Read this (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=4069)
Jay-gon's PVC Hilts (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3266)
Vibration motors: a solution for mounting... (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=7806)


LED Q&A:
Difference between the Luxeon Collimator Lenses (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=35&highlight=difference+luxeon+collimator)
how do you make it shimmer? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=313&highlight=make+shimmer)
LED custom light up effect? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=322&highlight=custom+light+effect)
Question on what Batteries. (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=495&highlight=question+what+batteries)
Resistor values for direct drive..3w, 5w, K2 (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1551&highlight=what+resistor+should)


New Technology Discussion:
Bat Wings (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=206&highlight=wings)
Fiber Optic Cable (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=325&highlight=fiber+optic+cable)
Force lightsaber activation with RFID (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=465&highlight=force+lightsaber+activation)
Luxeon with slider fading system. (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=2194&highlight=luxeon)
My DPSS laser driven saber (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=436&highlight=DPSS)
PhotonAlterations blade (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=280&highlight=photonalterations)
prototype: mid-grade MR-Daughter Luxeon CONTROLLER. (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=4145)
LED (makototsai style) Testing (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=4921)

MR to luxeon 3w conversions:
05 MR Vader - Done & kits available (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1)
05 MR Anakin - Disassembly only - kits available (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3)
05 MR Mace Windu - Done & kits available (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=994)
06 MR Darth Maul - Done & kits available (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1024)
05 MR Luke - Disassembly only (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5728)
05 MR Obi Wan - Done & kits available (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=5729)
pin removal (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1276&highlight=removal)
MR Anakin conversion assembly. (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=594&highlight=an4kin)
Anakin MR Copper buttons (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=545&highlight=anakin+copper)
contact point on a lux (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=464&highlight=contact+point)
Darth Vader Conversion Problems (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=395&highlight=vader+conversion+problems)
A Few Conversion Questions... (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=516&highlight=first+conversion...)
Hasbro Conversion (Low buck Saber) (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=36&highlight=hasbro+conversion)
MR comparison? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=283&highlight=comparison%3F)
Not powering up (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=324&highlight=powering)
Question on MR Anakin Terminals/Sound (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=473&highlight=terminals%2Fsound)
Steel reinforced blades (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=235&highlight=steel)
Joe Jedi (lightsaber construction Kit) Multi color Modification (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=4279)
Vader ESB Clamp mod (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=1987&highlight=vader+clamp)


Cutaway views and wiring schematics:
3w LED driver aka Corbins board (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=378&highlight=driver+corbins+board)
Hasbro sound module schematics (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=372&highlight=hasbro+sound+module)
LED Modular Hilt System (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=370&highlight=modular+hilt+system)
Recharge port hookup (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=2235)
Learning electronic basics (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=2342)
Corbin Wiring Diagrams (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=4091&highlight=corbin)
Battery Pack Building (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6985)
Touch Switch Tutorial (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=7841)

How to build a basic EL hilt:
EL hilt tutorial (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=13)
Problem finding parts at Lowes (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=56)

How to build a basic LED hilt:
LED hilt tutorial (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=20)
Bubbles for Luke ANH saber (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=355)
The basics of soldering. (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=867&highlight=basics+soldering)
Tools of the Trade (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=330&highlight=tools+trade)
Jay-gon's PVC Hilts (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=3266)
Understanding lens degrees (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=2744)
Good Chassis materials (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6983&highlight=walking+menards)

How to build a LED saber with the MHS kit:
MHS LED kit tutorial (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=326)
Dealing with stuck or difficult MHS threads (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=2767)
n00b! So you want to build a MHS saber huh? (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=6430)

How to build EL blades:
EL blade tutorial (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=12)
Question on the PolyE tubing (http://forums.thecustomsabershop.com/showthread.php?t=39)