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0 BBY Ben Kenobi Lightsaber

 
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2012 5:35 pm    Post subject: 0 BBY Ben Kenobi Lightsaber Reply with quote

In making my Obi-Wan 0 BBY costume, I could not find any guides specifically for the hilt in the forums, so here's what got me over the hard part, modifying the switch:

If you are starting with the Hasbro Force FX ( 19 BBY) hilt, I highly recommend this guide (photo 2 & 3 specifically) to get into the hilt switch so you can drill for a the latch and modify the top with a bubble strip:
http://www.saberproject.de/hasbro/tutorials/obiwanrots_demontage/obiwanrots_demontage_e.html

In a day ( I went from this:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/84889365@N08/7768496218/
to this :
http://www.flickr.com/photos/84889365@N08/7809241280/in/photostream
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice work Piney! Looks good
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