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light-up light sabre.

Postby TM Megatron » Fri Dec 16, 2005 7:46 pm

k, well ive had 1 of those like 5 doller light saber, well im tryin to make it light up. pics should be uploaded soon
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Postby TM Megatron » Fri Dec 16, 2005 7:57 pm

HA PICS!

the saber itself: Image

saber extended:
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where i drilled with a drill press to make room 4 lights: Image

with cap: Image

closed cap: Image
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Postby TM Megatron » Fri Dec 16, 2005 7:59 pm

my dad said he might have some strong LED at his work, only prob is are they small, strong, and i need to find the right batteries. if anynbody has ideas on how to make it light, jlmk :lol:
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Postby Rodimus VTS » Sat Dec 17, 2005 7:47 am

To be honest I don`t think LEDs will work since Hasbro hasn`t put out a light up light saber that doesn`t stick out of the end of the tube to this day. Best bet would be to disect a flash light or one of the $6 Walmart light up laser swords for parts. Sorry if this puts a damper on things. But if you are heck bent on LEDs then by all means prove me wrong I`d love to see a light up light sabre that goes all the way into the handle. If I remember correctly hearing aid batteries should work for LEDs. Either them or what ever size battery they use in the 5", and 6" action figures. I know they`re button cells but I`m not sure what size. I hope some of this helps you out.
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Postby OdeeanRDeathshead » Sat Dec 17, 2005 8:18 am

I saw a guy use a flat sheet led for the rear of a mellenium falcon. It came in flexible rectangular sheets. I know it sounds wrong but check it out. I think I got there from starship modeler but I don't have the link off hand.
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Postby TM Megatron » Sat Dec 17, 2005 10:02 am

OdeeanRDeathshead wrote:I saw a guy use a flat sheet led for the rear of a mellenium falcon. It came in flexible rectangular sheets. I know it sounds wrong but check it out. I think I got there from starship modeler but I don't have the link off hand.


hmm i remember seeing it actually, it was kinda cool :lol: . well today i should be gettin all the lighting in, so ill work from there
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Postby TM Megatron » Wed Dec 21, 2005 9:55 pm

k well update,,,,it no worky. the wires 4 the lights got cought on some metal, so when i tried to remove the light,,they torn. as 4 the LED, my dad hasnt had the time to find them. as for those schmatics, im interested :D
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Postby ImperiaxPrime » Thu Dec 22, 2005 11:10 am

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I have a Qui-Gon light saber that I bought years ago at Eckerd drugstore. It lights up and fully collapses, but the blade doesn't lock in that position. It's set up pretty much like a flashlight.
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Postby TM Megatron » Fri Jan 06, 2006 10:36 pm

:( this aint good,,no led, nuttin. so ive given up. tg hasbro allready made light up ones
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