Definitive VADER ROTJ Saber Reference PIC thread

Discussion in 'Star Wars Costumes and Props' started by Oohyeah KL, Apr 6, 2003.

  1. Oohyeah KL

    Oohyeah KL Well-Known Member

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    OK, since I'll soon be making a Vader ROTJ saber with my Graflex and Ob1Kenny's awesome kit, I thought I'd solicit some reference pics, and simultaneously share what I have for anyone else interested.

    SO PLEASE POST ALL YOUR ORIGINAL VADER ROTJ SABER REFERENCE PICS PLEASE!!

    I used to have tons of MOM ones, but lost them all. [​IMG] If you have any, please post! [​IMG]

    Here's my contribution:

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    (Courtesy of POSW) (anyone got a larger version?)


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  2. fried mon calamari

    fried mon calamari Well-Known Member

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    Sounds good, I'm working one of these too so, the more pics the better. I have this one from an old Insider Mag
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    And some from the MOM tour (got most from POSW Site- thank you Chris!)
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    If these belong to someone else, I apologize!
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    And, again the big Thank You to WackyChimp. I think I'm due to send a contribution!
     
  3. Probe Droid

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    Here are a few I shot at MoM. The best one I did is posted above by fried mon (the rear view with the D-ring sticking out). Feel free to copy whatever you want.

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    This one is a grain monster, but you can see the shape and some details of the activator box
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  4. Oohyeah KL

    Oohyeah KL Well-Known Member

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    thanks, PD, but they all appear as red 'x's to me... [​IMG]

    Could you email them to me and I'll host them? KL@oohyeahzone.com

    Thanks guys!
     
  5. BadAsh2002

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    Here is a closeup of the "From Star Wars to Indy" pic I posted in one of the "grips" discussion threads.

    Vader ROTJ Grip Section Closeup
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    Man that sucker looks beatn' up... check out that rusted out D-Ring and the leftover remnants from the Luke ESB saber (i.e. holes).
     
  6. Probe Droid

    Probe Droid Master Member

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    Just e-mailed 'em.
     
  7. DARTH SABER

    DARTH SABER Master Member

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    *, that saber took one helll of an * kickin'...
     
  8. Oohyeah KL

    Oohyeah KL Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, PD, here they are!

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    C'mon, you guys have many many more MOM pictures than this!! POST THEM PLEASE!!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. DARTH SABER

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    Emails sent...
     
  10. Oohyeah KL

    Oohyeah KL Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, DS, those are some excellent pics!!

    I'll resize and crop some of them a little to bring the file size down and will post it in about 7 hours' time when I get home! [​IMG]


    ANYONE GOT A PIC FROM BEHIND TO SHOW THE GRIP POSITIONING?
     
  11. DARTH SABER

    DARTH SABER Master Member

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    back shot should be at the POSW site...
     
  12. BadAsh2002

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    This thread has really gotten me thinking... we have seen Boba Fett, Vader and even Trooper Reference Discs offered in limited runs to the board... do you think we can pull all of our resources together for a really meaty Lightsaber Reference Photo CD?

    I know I have a lot of MOM, C2 and Art of Star Wars pics but those are all low-res copies of someone else's originals... wait a minute... let me go check the "Definition of Recast" thread to make sure that is okay [​IMG]

    Ummm... moving along... anyway, what do you think? I know I have a lot of scans from the VD, Chronicles and "From Star Wars to Indy"... I'm sure others might have those too but hey, I am ready to offer them up... high-res scans baby [​IMG]

    Anyone else interested in something like this?
     
  13. Oohyeah KL

    Oohyeah KL Well-Known Member

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    OK, here are the most excellent MOM pics courtesy of Darth Saber (thanks!!!!! [​IMG])
    (I cropped them and reduced the size to bring them down from over 200kB ([​IMG]) to about 50kb each. PM me or DS if you want the fullsize one.)

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    (ooh... this is a great one showing the grip positioning relative to the body and the D-ring!)

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    Badash, I'd be more than happy to contribute my lightsaber pics, though I don't think I have that many. I previously already contributed all my Vader saber pics (along with my other Vader pics) for the Vader CD.
     
  14. Dann

    Dann Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Sounds cool. I havent posted or made any props in quite awhile, and I never did one of these. How much is Ob1Kenny's kit if ya dont mind me askin'?
     
  15. obi1kenny

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    A large number of these pics will be on the DV ref. CD.

    And speaking of my kit, it was $125. Man what a great price for an all metal custom-machined parts kit. But the kit is no more as that was my last run and they are all gone now. Well, I did have one person who I had been holding a kit for back out on it recently. So to be fair I might through that one up on Ebay, unless someone wants to make me an offer I canÂ’t refuse.

    And yet another but, I actually do have a few extra parts left over form the last run and am selling the parts separately right here:

    http://rpf.prop-planet.com/viewtopic.php?topic=39974&forum=22
     
  16. Dann

    Dann Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    PM'ed ya.
     
  17. BadAsh2002

    BadAsh2002 New Member

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    Does anyone know if thie Vader Reference CD is still being sold? I never saw the original thread until just before it was closed. I E-Mailed the author but was never added to any list.

    I better go search for the thread...
     
  18. obi1kenny

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    Does anyone know if thie Vader Reference CD is still being sold? I never saw the original thread until just before it was closed. I E-Mailed the author but was never added to any list.

    I better go search for the thread...
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    It is not out as of yet, still in the works.
     
  19. Crimsonnaire

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    Which prop is the "barbican" saber? And why does that prop have a wooden bottom?
     
  20. Oohyeah KL

    Oohyeah KL Well-Known Member

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    Anyone have any pics of when it was still a stunt ESB Saber?
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    Interesting question. I would presume it would look something like the ranch saber, given the grip holes on the Vader ROTJ.
     
  21. obi1kenny

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    Somebody here bought a few of my older parts off of me once and was going to build this ESB stunt with the unpainted shround on it. But I never heard much of it after that.
     
  22. Dark Jedi Inc

    Dark Jedi Inc New Member

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    Great Pics !!!!
     
  23. Oohyeah KL

    Oohyeah KL Well-Known Member

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    Last call, last call... [​IMG]
     
  24. obi1kenny

    obi1kenny Well-Known Member

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    Last call, last call... [​IMG]
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    For Alcohol?







    Or for pics? What else do you want to see, those pics show everything you need for building. IMHO
     
  25. yodaman

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    pic/filing
     

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