Welcome, Guest
Username: Password: Remember me
Please create a new topic to post your review of the Epoch.

TOPIC: First saber - 6 months in

First saber - 6 months in 1 year 2 months ago #64287

  • bman812
  • bman812's Avatar
  • Offline
  • New Member
  • Posts: 5
  • Thank you received: 3
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: 1 year 2 months ago by OvrcAHst. Reason: insert image and deleted duplicated Post
The administrator has disabled public write access.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Execute66, HotRod

First saber - 6 months in 1 year 2 months ago #64315

  • Greysider
  • Greysider's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Platinum Member
  • "I am not your kind. I do not feed off vengeance. I am a Jedi." - Quinlan Vos
  • Posts: 793
  • Thank you received: 333
Wow. Those colors look amazing! Really liking that polished finish too. Congrats on your first saber!
MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU
The administrator has disabled public write access.
The following user(s) said Thank You: bman812

First saber - 6 months in 1 year 2 months ago #64415

  • bman812
  • bman812's Avatar
  • Offline
  • New Member
  • Posts: 5
  • Thank you received: 3
Just an update, finished the hilt: RGBW Quad Cree LED now.
The administrator has disabled public write access.

First saber - 6 months in 1 year 2 months ago #64480

  • HotRod
  • HotRod's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Platinum Member
  • Posts: 679
  • Thank you received: 343
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.


- RGBA+ Monarch, FW Epoch, Juggernaut, Exhalted
The administrator has disabled public write access.

First saber - 6 months in 1 year 2 months ago #64488

  • bman812
  • bman812's Avatar
  • Offline
  • New Member
  • Posts: 5
  • Thank you received: 3
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
The administrator has disabled public write access.
The following user(s) said Thank You: HotRod

First saber - 6 months in 9 months 1 week ago #71059

  • Jedi Master Klubi-Gan
  • Jedi Master Klubi-Gan's Avatar
  • Offline
  • New Member
  • Posts: 17
  • Thank you received: 12
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
The administrator has disabled public write access.

Member Login

Latest Posts

    • The Wait Begins 4.0 (840 Posts)
    • Quote: Any idea how long a typical wait is? I ordered a Ka' Tano with a custom finish in April. (#7683) I...
    • My Grey Jedi Cosplay (6 Posts)
    • He's not a full light side user, yet not a full dark side Sith. He has morals and will stand up for...
    • Hilt Design Gallery (1196 Posts)
    • Hi Armymedic1975, A nice name, a saber with wings and claws! (I just Googled a translation. My...
    • Hilt Design Gallery (1196 Posts)
    • Finally have a name for my saber when it gets here lol I present the Sicarius Dracorum... [attachment]
    • Hilt Design Gallery (1196 Posts)
    • Hi guys I have a new saber that randomly came to me.I'm proud to present the machete lightsaber... [attachment]

More Topics »

Forum Statistics

  • Total Users: 5836
  • Latest Member: coymoe04675965
  • Total Posts: 60.7k
  • Total Topics: 5035
  • Total Sections: 24
  • Total Categories: 134
  • Today Open: 3
  • Yesterday Open: 3
  • Today Answer: 25
  • Yesterday Answer: 38