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Ok, someone on this forum gave me some sage advice. Each Jedi had to build their own Lightsaber. DOH! I didn't have to copy ANYONE! I could make m...
So, here's how it all started. I found a camera lens in the garbage, and I'm going to apologize right away for not taking a picture of it BEFORE I to...
So the idea hit upon me to build my own Lightsaber. I completely dis-assembled the lens and started fiddling with how each piece could be spun or fit...
For the emitter end, I toyed with a knob that I had picked up for a dollar at Ocean State Job Lot. but it really didn't seem to be the solution. So ...
And then that piece was screwed onto the larger lens piece! OOOooooo we were excited! That was the end of day 1. I was surprised I slept that night...
as for the pommel end, I ran a screw into the old lens cap to hold the D-ring on. then that got screwed to a secondary piece.
Now the next step took some fussing. The pommel pieces were all about the same size, and larger than the 8" chrome pipe extension as far as the Outsi...
Back to the emitter end. I drilled a 1/2" hole to hold the indicator lamp and installed that. Then screwed the 8" pipe extension into the lens body....
So with everything just roughed together, here is where I was at. Not bad. But what to do about grips?
I toyed with strips cut from a rubber mat from the bottom of the tool drawer... And then I flipped that mat over and found a cool pattern! BINGO! So...
I then added a few screws that went through the outside of the pommel to the inside to catch the film canister and that pommel is all tied together as...
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