Hello all, frorm Nnew Jersey, USA.
I started in on the saber / prop collecting road I guess around 1996 when I was 15 or 16, when Icons put out their Skywalker Lightsaber. Happy to say I still have that one proudly displayed. Didn't do much else until around 2015 when I stumbled onto SaberForge's web site. Scooped a few of their hilts and was perfectly content for a couple more years, until I learned how great the online community of builders and innovators was! I did frequent the SaberForge forums until they shut down.
In late 2018 I picked up a TOR RSM from LDM Custom Sabers with CS 4.5 and really enjoyed how the tech had come pretty far since my first experience with the SaberForge products. Right around that time, I also commissioned a Han Solo ANH Hero DL-44 from Corelian Dry Goods, so I was getting in deeper :)
Now in late 2019 I just put a deposit down on an 89Sabers Graflex with CFX and neopixel from Civilized Age Sabers. Whilst I wait for that beauty I'm learning what I can about the new tech.
Looking forward to chatting with the folks here!