Some of you may or may not have noticed today that my "Un-named ASP" in my signature now has a name! When I got this hilt in about two months ago, I felt very "meh" about it. I loved the emitter, and the Frost LED that I put in it, but... it felt like it needed something different done to it to be "complete". So last night I ripped the cobalt stingray wrap off, slapped some green hockey tape on it, and went "Oooooooo!"
Without further ado, I present... the Claíomh Solais!
Or "Sword of Light", if you don't read/speak Gaelic (or Google it, haha).
Pronounced "claive sal-ish" or "cleave sull-esh" depending on regional accent. I figured this was appropriate, considering a) it's a light-saber, and b) my future plans for it (hint).
The hilt is made with the ASP Emitter 10, Sorcerer Switch, Reliant Body, and ASP Pommel 02. It has the Viridian PnP sound kit, blue lighted switch, and Frost LED.
I really like how it feels in the hand; just under is the emitter is a nice natural grip point for one-handed, the wrap gives it some nice texture for a two-handed grip. My only complaint with the parts is that the blade retention screw is a little low, and there's fair amount of blade wobble. I may end up drilling and tapping a new hole a bit higher up.
The Frost White LED is a great color. It's a nice, soft "ice white". Below are pics of it in a dual-diffused midgrade blade, a VV Photon blade, and a VV Enhanced Blue Day Blade.
Frost also works reasonably well in the SF Purple Day Blade, making a soft violet/lilac, though with the blade being thick-walled it's quite dim. My camera just picks it up as royal blue, so no pics of that unfortunately.
The picture of the blade colors with the different blades looks like the Luke ANH blade color on the first one, the second blade color looks kind of like a lime green, and the third looks like the Luke ESB blade color.
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Yup, that's pretty much what the colors are. Frost by itself is very Luke ANH, then in a blue day blade it becomes more ESB blue. It's just a little bit paler in person compared to what the camera picks up.
Photon blades turn blue light into a "toxic" / "radiation green", but with all the white light in the Frost LED... it actually ends up being more Lime.