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First saber - 6 months in 8 months 3 weeks ago #64287

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Let me start by saying this hilt is extremely comfortable to duel with!
I love the windows on the front and decided on the Dual Tone finish.
I initially go it in blue, but the recharge port started to go bad, and I am too impatient to warranty it, so I took matters into my own hands.
I put a Crystal Focus 8 in there and it isn't the loudest, but Probably the best sounding hilt ive dueled with.
Soon after I had the bright idea to wire up quick connects, but realized it was a hassle, So I opted for an rgb setup.
The windows on this hilt absolutely makes it for me. they look amazing.
It is the most comfortable hilt I have dueled with (US Standard issue, Prodigal Son, US Graflex, US generic, and a Graflex 2.0)
I actually polished the aluminum to have a chrome finish as well.
I'm highly debating getting another to have a sister saber.

Last Edit: 8 months 3 weeks ago by OvrcAHst. Reason: insert image and deleted duplicated Post
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First saber - 6 months in 8 months 3 weeks ago #64315

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Wow. Those colors look amazing! Really liking that polished finish too. Congrats on your first saber!
MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU
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First saber - 6 months in 8 months 3 weeks ago #64415

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Just an update, finished the hilt: RGBW Quad Cree LED now.
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First saber - 6 months in 8 months 3 weeks ago #64480

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Great Saber! Looks very smooth and comfortable. Congrats! :-)

How are you liking the RGBW? I've been wanting to tinker with one. Does mixing white with the other colors make them brighter, or lighter in hue, or both? Said differently, I was wondering if red + white makes a "cream sickle" strawberry red or if it makes it more orange. I'm just trying to get my mind around the difference between the RGBA and RGBW in terms of color mixing.


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First saber - 6 months in 8 months 3 weeks ago #64488

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I think the RGBW has a much more satisfying FoC effect, but the white tends to have a brighter/paler color. I feel like the white tends to wash out as well, but not too badly. The FoC is probably best with RGBW as opposed to RGBA
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First saber - 6 months in 3 months 2 weeks ago #71059

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This looks great! I have a couple of Epochs, 1 champion and 1 hero. I am debating whether I want to sell the champion one eventually or maybe upgrade the soundboard myself - probably a CF8. Did you go with 3.7v or 7.4v setup? Also, did you use a chassis for your internals?
May the force be.... don't do that.. not on the rug, man
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