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My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« on: October 22, 2015, 07:09:20 PM »
Hi everyone! I'm glad to share with you my recent build, double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber! It's completely custom made, all aluminum parts are redesigned and machined. Tried to keep the original look of this lightsaber as much as possible. Also worked hard on a new automatic quick coupler for hit-and-run attaching hilts to each other. Coupler is still in progress yet but I can't wait to share this beautiful hilts with you guys! So, enjoy!  :wink:

Features:
  • Powered by Crystal Focus Saber Core v7.5 by Plecter Labs (12 Soundfonts including REVENGE, ROGUE, VADER soundfonts by Rob Petkau)
  • Tri-Cree RRW LED module with quick connectors
  • Custom 7,4V 3400mAh battery pack
  • R.I.C.E. port
  • Custom hilt
  • Custom automatic quick hilt coupler (Fully symmetrical, no sticking parts out of the pommel, couplers are hidden and enable when attaching)
  • 2W bass speaker
  • 7-segment circular led sequencer/PLI in the pommel
  • D-ring/Covertech knob with integrated 2.1mm recharge port
  • Crystal chamber with lit Quartz crystal

started with drawings...

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Got TCSS parts and two Crystal Focus v7.5 boards by Plecter Labs

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Then 3D-printing coupler parts to be sure everything works fine... and it does =)

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Machining hilt parts...

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and assembling...

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Electronics

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...and they are done!









Thanks for watching!
This saber is SOLD!
How do you find it guys?

BTW check out my another custom build: Behance

« Last Edit: February 21, 2018, 02:52:53 PM by ShtokyD »

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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2015, 07:53:51 PM »
duuuuuuuude, that is awesome,
wish I could build that good one day.
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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2015, 08:17:35 PM »
awesome and epic build ! Glad to see your other LS saber in your sketchbook as well, I remember this one from the pics you sent me !

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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2015, 08:36:41 PM »
Amazing.


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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2015, 11:40:58 PM »
Awsome work. 

I love pencil sketches and diagrams, its how i work. Shows artistic work far better than 3D renders.
I don't know, i gotta bad feeling about this!
       

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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2015, 01:44:53 AM »
awesome build from complete scratch
very nice, i loved the last few pics of the sabers in the case very nice presentation

well done


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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2015, 04:55:14 AM »
Beautiful! Dare I say... perfect?

Incredible work. A great accomplishment.


By the way... I just saw your LS build... You are awesome... and crazy... in a GOOD way!!!

Really great stuff.
« Last Edit: October 23, 2015, 05:01:54 AM by SpaceWindu »



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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2015, 05:41:04 AM »
Thank you so much guys for your attention and replies! So exited about this successful build, because this are actually my first finished lightsabers )

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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2015, 05:45:56 AM »
awesome and epic build ! Glad to see your other LS saber in your sketchbook as well, I remember this one from the pics you sent me !
LS saber is still not finished :(( waiting for hilt parts to be finished by lathe guy... they are pretty  sophisticated...

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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2015, 05:49:23 AM »
Beautiful! Dare I say... perfect?

Incredible work. A great accomplishment.


By the way... I just saw your LS build... You are awesome... and crazy... in a GOOD way!!!

Really great stuff.
Thank you Anthony! Got new super bright 3mm red leds for this green LS blade, will do FoC upgrade for it! )

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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #10 on: October 23, 2015, 08:03:25 AM »
Really awesome works! Beautiful!

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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #11 on: October 23, 2015, 11:35:08 AM »
I see you utilized one of my coupler designs.  Awesome!  Looks great.  Love the circling LEDs in the "pommels".
« Last Edit: October 23, 2015, 11:40:31 AM by ARKM »

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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #12 on: October 23, 2015, 12:08:07 PM »
I see you utilized one of my coupler designs.  Awesome!  Looks great.  Love the circling LEDs in the "pommels".

Really? Ideas are flying in air )) I was designing my coupler from scratch and didn't know you have same design =) But it's just a shape of connecting parts, it's logical I guess. My automatic quick coupler system works differently. I'll post pictures and videos as soon as I finish it.

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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #13 on: October 23, 2015, 12:54:03 PM »
Excellent build!

I really like these detailed build logs. Wish more people would post them.

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Re: My custom double-bladed Darth Maul's lightsaber
« Reply #14 on: October 23, 2015, 02:42:20 PM »
I see you utilized one of my coupler designs.  Awesome!  Looks great.  Love the circling LEDs in the "pommels".

Really? Ideas are flying in air )) I was designing my coupler from scratch and didn't know you have same design =) But it's just a shape of connecting parts, it's logical I guess. My automatic quick coupler system works differently. I'll post pictures and videos as soon as I finish it.

Yep... New Saber-staff Coupler Designs  I'm sure I'm nowhere near the first to come up with that idea own my own, nor will I be the last but as far as I know, I was the first to post it for use with a saber).  Great minds think alike.  ;)

You really went all out on this build.  Just pure awesomeness.
« Last Edit: January 02, 2016, 12:30:41 PM by ARKM »

 

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