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ASP Katana "Akuma Kira" 8 months 1 week ago #69154

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ASP Katana Warrior in Deep Red with Red Day Blade 32 inch

Akuma Kira (Demon Killer)








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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 8 months 1 week ago #69156

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Very creative! The combination of Graflex, and Katana flows nicely!
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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 8 months 1 week ago #69157

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I dig that hilt, and I double dig that art inspiration.
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It was the initial release of the Deep Red LED that drew me in the direction to configure a saber that would compliment the red both in day and night and also omitted the use of timing shims with a Samurai Vader look.



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Smart play
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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 8 months 1 week ago #69162

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Very nice, that black and red contrast in a Katana!
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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 8 months 1 week ago #69163

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Best katana lightsaber I've seen so far. Awesome hilt DarkJedi-7!!!
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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 8 months 1 week ago #69166

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Fantastic hilt, DarkJedi_7! A really great combination between the world of lightsaber and the weapon that it was inspired from, the katana sword!
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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 8 months 1 week ago #69188

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Very nice. And quite unique. I've seen a couple of the samurai and ninja re-imaginings of Vader and this hilt fits perfectly with them. Well done. :)
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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 8 months 4 days ago #69365

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Best katana lightsaber I've seen so far. Awesome hilt DarkJedi-7!!!

I am late to the party but I have to second this! Simply amazing!

What inspired you to combine the Graflex and Katana pieces? It went together like peanut butter and jelly. Excellent!


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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 8 months 4 days ago #69370

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The style of the black parts on the Redeemer on a subconscious level, aslo being the first Lightsaber that I purchased was the Darth Vader 1996.





Then in June/July of this year I began watching Samurai movies that influenced Star Wars to its basic core.

Samurai 7




and Sanjuro





Oishi's portrayal in 47 Ronin





Sitting on this configuration of ASP parts from August was agonising.... then receiving the shipment was a dream and building it was unbelievable. The covertech knob was reversed on purpose to act as a stop for the second hand, found the Graflex body too think and went with the Sorcerer body and Mauler switch, hence the name "Demon Kill".

Meditating while listening to 30 Seconds to Mars made creating the Akuma Kiru a reality.



Thank you Saber Forge, and everyone for your comments
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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 7 months 1 week ago #70014

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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 7 months 6 days ago #70107

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what's not to love about that red day blade outside


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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 6 months 3 weeks ago #70409

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Initial concept configured in August 2016
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ASP Katana "Akuma Kiru" 5 months 3 weeks ago #71641

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Deep Red with Red Day Blade taken with a FujiFilm Finepix s5700




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