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    05-12-2022, 09:46 AM
    Nice job! Its a great feeling to have it finally done and to light it up! Also very clever with the charging adapter.
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    04-25-2022, 09:10 AM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    That's a wrap! I got it all wired up, and it is lit! It is so satisfying to ignite the saber for the first time once things are working. Thank...
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    04-25-2022, 09:06 AM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    There were some issues which came up, like the high amp switch malfunctioning and not making a connection anymore, and the blade would light but the...
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    04-25-2022, 09:02 AM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    Once the pieces had all cured, it was time to assemble it and finally, wire it all together. My soldering has gotten better since building a few...
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    04-25-2022, 08:59 AM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    Putting on some final details, like comparing the look of different wiring styles: In the meantime, polishing all the brass chamber elements;...
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    04-25-2022, 08:49 AM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    Putting in the wires to make sure it all fits: And cutting wires to length for installation. I only used black wires for asthetic. Not the...
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    04-25-2022, 08:46 AM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    The externals are tarnished, but I want the internals to remain as pristine looking as possible. Each element was/will be polished and coated. I...
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    04-25-2022, 08:36 AM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    October 2020 It's all coming together. That brass has that Greenie shine. It could use a little tarnish for this hilt... I've had my hands...
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    04-25-2022, 08:31 AM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    Next step, I tested different shroud designs with paper in the spot I wanted the covertec knob to live: My first tries didn't cut it. I was...
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    04-25-2022, 08:24 AM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    Next step was to finish the externals. I have a copper covertec knob to go with the copper shroud over the brass. I tried a couple of different...
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    04-22-2022, 07:29 PM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    August 2020 It's all coming together now...
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    04-22-2022, 07:22 PM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    Next came cutting down the 4-40 all thread since I had the layout of the chassis and chamber just the way I wanted it: I used an X-acto knife...
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    04-22-2022, 07:15 PM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    August 2020 Next step came the fine details. I found that the nuts didn't quite space things out perfectly for the jade chamber. Again focusing...
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    04-22-2022, 06:58 PM
    Kreyhn replied to a thread Kreyhn's Saber in A to Z build threads
    Now that I had the right crystal selected, it was time to assemble the chassis how I thought it would look. And damn, did it look good. I...
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    04-22-2022, 06:51 PM
    This is absolutely magnificent. I am blown away by how clean and contained everything is. I bet putting it together really makes you feel like a...
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