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  1. I see you are in the US - your local big box...

    I see you are in the US - your local big box hardware store will sell a 4 foot length of CPVC tubing that should be the perfect diameter for between $10 and $15 - from this you can make 3 or 4...
  2. It shouldn't matter which wire you put the...

    It shouldn't matter which wire you put the resistor on as long as it is in the circuit. I just did one of these builds last year.
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    I've noticed the same thing with Ultrasaber...

    I've noticed the same thing with Ultrasaber blades, especially after I cut it to a custom length - it tends to flare out and not fit. Taping off the bottom and carefully sanding the last 1-2 inches...
  4. Optimum distance from speaker to pommel insert?

    Quick survey for all you saber smiths - What do you find is the optimal distance from the front of the speaker to where the sound exits the pommel to maximize sound clarity and volume? I am not...
  5. Thanks - This was really just a practice run to...

    Thanks -
    This was really just a practice run to test the build process, practice my skills and see how cheaply I could do this. I wound up wrecking two of the hasbro soundboards - one because I...
  6. Thanks - I have been trying to add new skills...

    Thanks - I have been trying to add new skills such as chemical etching on the shroud and leather wrapping the hilt (cord wrapped, like they used to do with sword hilts) to my skills tool box.
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    I was actually thinking that if the inner...

    I was actually thinking that if the inner diameter of the female threaded end was close to 28mm, the choke itself would be the speaker holder with the addition of some sticky putty like Madcow uses...
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    Amazon has nice aluminum stock tubing in various...

    Amazon has nice aluminum stock tubing in various diameters - I got a 12' piece pretty cheap for a shroud.
  9. My first sinktube saber using hasbro bladebuilders econo board

    This was my first attempt at saber building, wanted to go cheap as I practiced my soldering skills, cram-fu etc... Pics can be found here:
    https://www.flickr.com/gp/183568473@N06/9426zZ

    Looking...
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    Choke at the Pommel?

    Has anyone ever used a choke at the pommel end to add a little elegance? I have an idea for a hilt design like this
    https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGcyEFd
    But I would like to have the speaker all the way...
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    Saber noob here - can anyone tell me why none of...

    Saber noob here - can anyone tell me why none of the diagrams use the board positive to run accent LED's like a lighted switch or crystal chamber while running the high intensity LED for the blade...
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