View Full Version : im making a Replica Lightsaber But i have a question
10-11-2003, 10:53 PM
my saber is gunna be a mix between luke's ESB and Vaders saber but anyways. i need a pic close up of Luke skywalkers belt clip in ANH if anyone can get me one that'd be great!
10-13-2003, 10:31 AM
I presume you have a DVD copy of ANH, and if not - why not! Either d/l one or, if you can, use a video capture card to record from VHS. Then use Hypersnap-DX (http://www.hyperionics.com/hsdx/index.asp)to take a screenshot and you're in business.
FYI: (site blurb) HyperSnap-DX is a screen capture and image editing tool for MS Windows. It captures screens from standard desktop programs and even those hard-to-grab DirectX, Direct3D, 3Dfx Voodoo and Glide mode games.
If you're wanting an extreme closeup then as I recall, cyberlink's PowerDVD has a zoom function.
10-13-2003, 10:53 AM
I presume you have a DVD copy of ANH
If only we had DVD copies of the OT.....
10-13-2003, 05:11 PM
unfortunitly i only have a VHS copy of the special edition :( if someone can get me a pic that'd be great!
10-13-2003, 05:16 PM
Maybe these links will help
With what kinda material are you planning on making them anyway? Just curious..
Oh, and good luck
10-14-2003, 01:27 AM
and thanks :D thats the saber im building in the link
10-14-2003, 01:28 AM
those are pics of the sabers. =/ i know what the d-rings look like. im talking about the CLIP that is on LUKES belt that he attaches his d-ring to!
10-14-2003, 02:17 PM
Wow cool site man, I think I'll maybe start my 'Jedi training' by building my own lightsaber :D
10-14-2003, 08:03 PM
ya it is a awesome site :D but i really need a pic of lukes belt
10-22-2003, 08:48 PM
Hey y'all this is the very 1st post from jonny5
bigyellowbox got me into propmaking.
Glad to see another convert.
I love bigyellowbox sabers.
I've made 2 of em.
I did the VI saber a while back
(about the same time as
the last update at the site)
Its a bit beaten up now but
the few folks who saw it at C2
were duly nonplussed.
Working on an R/C mouse droid
currently progress is a bit slow but
I should have it ready by the
ANH 50th anniversarry celebration.
10-29-2003, 10:12 PM
If you're going to redesign your replica a bit, try to make the grip a little more ergonomic (ie no buttons or protusions in the middle of the grip, else it will be uncomfortable to hold). ;)
11-02-2003, 07:18 PM
that si the site that made me want to make a saber, ive done 2.
beleive me, i am no pro at it, its not easy.
you need skill with tools, and patience.
but my advice to you is to make your very own unique saber, dont copy another, makje one noone else has.
11-18-2003, 05:25 PM
I will be able to scan a pic in a couple of days, maybe saturday at max, PM me your e-mail adress and ill send it to you
11-21-2003, 10:16 PM
since I totally forgot about this, youll have to wait another week or so, sorry!
still hasnt got any PM thought
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