Dec 28

Lightsaber d-rings

Category: lightsaber

I was initially using a D-Ring from Blast-Tech and found it a little tricky to clip to a simple belt clip, so I started looking for other options, when I found a conversation about D-Rings that mentioned some nice ones from  I ordered 3/4″ and 1″ stainless steel versions, and had them delivered to my folks in Ohio.  I got a chance to pick them up in the late Autumn, and this week I got around to installing the 3/4″ one.  Wow, it looks great and is much easier to clip to my belt than the Blast-Tech one.  I’m not sure which one is more “screen accurate” but from a functional point of view, the StrapWorks one definitely wins out.

Also, I finally managed to tap the “bunny ears” w/ a 4-40 tap.  Unfortunately, the clamp I used mangled the chrome plating, so the tube looks rather awful now.  Luckily though, it’s pretty hidden between the bunny ears clamps, so I don’t think most people will notice, and hopefully I’ll be able to find/make/order a new one in the not too distant future.

Other than these cosmetic bits, I’ve not made much progress on the actual saber itself.  Mostly just waiting on parts to arrive, and since I live in Canada (slowest postal system…) and it’s the holidays, deliveries have been taking forever.  I have several clash and swing sensors, some speakers, an audio board, the blade holder + hardware, and a blade plug all on their way currently.  Once I receive some of these, I should be able to make pretty quick work of the basic assembly.

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