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    I am just going to second on using a shroud. ...

    I am just going to second on using a shroud. That is how I concealed the blade holder seam on my MHS saber.
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    Have you determined what is causing the gap? The...

    Have you determined what is causing the gap? The TCSS parts are designed to marry together already, so if there is a gap, you should find out what is obstructing the module for seating properly.
  3. Thread: US prophecy v3

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    There's already a preexisting hole in the middle...

    There's already a preexisting hole in the middle of the band for the switch, so that cover wouldn't work. I had an old control box that I had my friend cut down at his machine shop to fit.

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  4. Thread: US prophecy v3

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    My first hilt build was a Prophecy (probably v1)....

    My first hilt build was a Prophecy (probably v1). Light Bringer is right, there is not an existing aux switch hole on that hilt, and it really makes the CF a lot more functional. I mounted a...
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    I have to say 'erv's newest iteration of CF is...

    I have to say 'erv's newest iteration of CF is beyond brilliant. It seems the market has expanded, and driven a lot of new innovation. This new smaller footprint, dual sided accent pads, expanded...
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    I stepped away from this hobby for a few years. ...

    I stepped away from this hobby for a few years. CF 5 (or maybe 6) running LED Engin or custom Tri Cree's was the 'hotness' then. A lot has happened since then. Thank you for the helpful video FJK....
  7. Thread: PC wiring diagram

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    Your Power Extender (in the diagram) shows an...

    Your Power Extender (in the diagram) shows an external resistor on the + leading to the LED module, which is fine, so long as you bridge the two + pads on the PEX. Most of the time, I see the...
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    Sharing one board to power both halves of a saber...

    Sharing one board to power both halves of a saber staff may be more economical, but I don't think it would be less complex, or as responsive as using a separate board for each end. The swing/clash...
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    That depends. There is a 3.3V pad that you can...

    That depends. There is a 3.3V pad that you can use to light your illuminated switch when the kill key is pulled from the recharge port. Or, you can use one of the accent pads, which could make it...
  10. By happy coincidence, I just finished a RGBA...

    By happy coincidence, I just finished a RGBA LedEngin saber this weekend. I've been keeping a build log going over on the FX Sabers forums, but I will gladly cross-post here.

    Brief overview: ...
  11. Thread: Chargers

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    This is a good discussion for me... sorry if I'm...

    This is a good discussion for me... sorry if I'm threadjacking. I have purchased 2 pair of 18650 (2600mah) unprotected cells, and 2 PCBs, for building 2 x 7.4v battery packs. I know I need to...
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    Refer to this. It is what I used for my first...

    Refer to this. It is what I used for my first port setup (it's on the same page you linked, just scroll down a bit) http://www.plecterlabs.com/Media/RechargePort.jpg
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