ifixit.com does a teardown of my ANH Obi Epic Reveal Lightsaber...

Discussion in 'Star Wars Costumes and Props' started by slothfurnace, May 4, 2015.

  1. slothfurnace

    slothfurnace Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Hey folks,

    The guys at ifixit contacted me a week ago and asked if I would be willing to let them do a lightsaber tear down for May the 4th. I shipped them my sprlingloaded Obi Wan Kenobi ANH Crystal Chamber Reveal saber, and they went to town on it.



    Gizmodo and Popular Mechanics have also featured it!



    Thanks for looking!

  2. Andymac84

    Andymac84 Sr Member

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    Wow, my congrats:thumbsup It looks so cool how they've built up the steps:)
  3. OdiWan72

    OdiWan72 Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Congrats...it´s a thing pof beauty!!!

  4. Sym-Cha

    Sym-Cha Master Member

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    Thanks for letting me know via a facebook post ... I enjoyed that article ... I just figured those were your hands ... should have known they used a stand-in 'hand' model to take that lightsaber apart :)

  5. Darth Lars

    Darth Lars Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Great build, and great article. But in which state did you get the lightsaber back? ;)
  6. Tan Djarka

    Tan Djarka Sr Member

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    Kevin Gossett, scottjua and Wes R like this.
  7. Rymo

    Rymo Well-Known Member

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    :lol Perfect.
  8. Panaflex

    Panaflex Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Totally smitten by the work put into this and the final result. Would love to do this to mine one day.
  9. Halliwax

    Halliwax Legendary Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Very cool article, my favorite part was the robot hand! Lol your sketches at the end were very cool as well

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