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    Did my response make sense? Or did I write that...

    Did my response make sense? Or did I write that confusingly?

    Edit: Just saw my typo. Should say "Demo of the chassis at the link below."

    I was typing the response from my phone and it did some...
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    The final thing you mentioned was exactly what I...

    The final thing you mentioned was exactly what I was thinking about doing, however rather than soldering a jumper to just the second of the two, I planned to solder jumpers to all 4 pads from the...
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    Thanks a ton for the reply! The build is an 89...

    Thanks a ton for the reply! The build is an 89 Sabers K4 (aka K4v2) and the hilt is designed to be removable. To implement that, an additional “hilt side” NPXL and “blade side” NPXL are used to...
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    Apologies for the late reply! I’m using my...

    Apologies for the late reply! I’m using my Neopixel blade made with one of the KR Sabers Pixel Strips. It’s a double-sided rigid PCB with Neopixels on it.

    Think I managed to get the answer to my...
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    CFX and NPXL Wiring Questions

    Hey guys, feels like it's been forever since I was last on the forum. Work/life/toddler/family has taken a front seat recently and haven't been very active on here because of it. Anyway, I'm getting...
  6. Thread: Noob from Utah

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    Welcome to the forums! Look forward to seeing the...

    Welcome to the forums! Look forward to seeing the build!
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    Very cool! Is the chassis metal? Gorgeous hilt!

    Very cool! Is the chassis metal? Gorgeous hilt!
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    Welcome to the forums Kaimod! Looking forward to...

    Welcome to the forums Kaimod! Looking forward to seeing what you create! I did a build log for my first build and am so grateful I did. Its always neat to go back and re-live the build. See you...
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    Just a quick confirmation

    Pretty sure my hunch is correct, but figured I should double-check before putting this stuff on my wishlist. I just wanted to confirm that this battery:

    Sony Li-Ion 18650 3.7V 15A 3120mAh

    Is...
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    Hi Williamrob, While both the MPP 2.0 and the...

    Hi Williamrob,

    While both the MPP 2.0 and the DV6 are replicas of lightsabers used by Vader, they were two different props and therefore two different hilts. Do a Google search for "MPP 2.0 vs...
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    Sorry, did you mean "which the community would...

    Sorry, did you mean "which the community would *not* have access to"? That makes sense. Thanks!
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    I know it's already been asked a few times, but...

    I know it's already been asked a few times, but since you're here, I figure I'll ask. Are there any plans to add any of the newer parts to the MHS Builder any time soon? If there is any way for the...
  13. Basically, the lip on the LED module (The...

    Basically, the lip on the LED module (The combined LED "Shroud, LED itself, lens, and heatsink) rests on a small lip below the female threads on the hilt piece. Then when you screw the blade holder...
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    To answer your question regarding the Power...

    To answer your question regarding the Power Extender, the Power Extender is a small separate board that can be wired to the NBv4 to give you a third "channel" for an LED. It's important for an RGB...
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    Technically with MHS v2 you'd be looking for...

    Technically with MHS v2 you'd be looking for chassis with an OD of .99 if you aren't going the MHS chassis route.
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    Oh, and excellent plan diagram by the way. I love...

    Oh, and excellent plan diagram by the way. I love the look and feel of the lightsaber! Looking forward to a hopeful build log!
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    Theoretically, the first option is closer to the...

    Theoretically, the first option is closer to the approach I'd take. That being said, which I THINK you could fit the NBv4, batt, speaker, etc in that 4in section, I fit a 3D printed chassis that...
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    Looking good! Also, can I just say, props to...

    Looking good!

    Also, can I just say, props to you on using Imgur as your image host. After using it as much as I did for my first build, I can't imagine using anything else. If I knew who to speak...
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    k6gad's suggestion would probably be one of the...

    k6gad's suggestion would probably be one of the easiest and affordable routes to take. Especially if the goal isn't to have something fancy, flashy, expensive, or breakable yet.

    Seth's suggestion...
  20. That's often a nice side-effect of this sort of...

    That's often a nice side-effect of this sort of thing in my experience. Even though it's annoying to have to go back and re-do the work, I typically find I am much happier with how it turned out the...
  21. One of the guys on here will definitely correct...

    One of the guys on here will definitely correct me if I'm wrong (and there's a perfectly good chance I am), but I was under the impression that reversing polarity on anything electrical is almost...
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    Couldn't have said it better myself.

    Couldn't have said it better myself.
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    Haven't done a build with either one, but Goth3D...

    Haven't done a build with either one, but Goth3D printed chassis are definitely considered among the best in the hobby. Hands down. They are pretty much the go-to for the major replica hilt...
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    Very cool. Looking forward to seeing if this ends...

    Very cool. Looking forward to seeing if this ends up getting a foothold in the hobby sometime in the future!
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    Definitely start here: ...

    Definitely start here:

    https://www.youtube.com/user/TheCustomSaberShop/videos

    The Madcow tutorials are how many of us got our start in the hobby. However, there's not going to be any "tutorial"...
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