While it's been discussed in two other threads, I hope it's worthy of it's own dedicated thread. Pics are available at the following page:
Just scroll about halfway down the page.
While it's not perfect, it can serve as a "proof of concept" assuring me I can move forward with a fully functional custom saber with another polycarbonate tube and the guts from a Hasbro Obi ROTS electronic saber. As usual, questions and comments are welcome.