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« Reply #15 on: December 22, 2018, 03:19:00 AM »

Initiate v2 Amethyst (silver) w/ War Glaive pommel - No Sound


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« Reply #16 on: December 22, 2018, 06:46:47 AM »

Whoa SK!!! I’m loving it, it really changes to saber up
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« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2018, 02:01:39 PM »

Whoa SK!!! I’m loving it, it really changes to saber up

many many thanks (+point)
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« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2019, 04:23:32 AM »

Been a bit busy since Christmas. Thought I'd leave a few updates. Hope everyone is well. HNY (HappyNewYear)




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« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2019, 06:01:40 AM »

It looks gorgeous, SK.  I like your drive to get it working for you.
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« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2019, 06:27:33 AM »

I like the glove. 😁👍🏽🤟🏼
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« Reply #21 on: January 11, 2019, 12:20:48 PM »

That's awesome!

Question: How did you adapt the War Glaive pommel to the V2?   
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« Reply #22 on: January 11, 2019, 03:33:18 PM »

That's awesome!

Question: How did you adapt the War Glaive pommel to the V2?   

He had a machine shop drill into the WG pommel so that the V2 pommel can fit in it and somehow permanently adhere the V2 pommel to the War Glaive pommel so he can keep the V2 threading.
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« Reply #23 on: January 11, 2019, 04:33:15 PM »

Question: How did you adapt the War Glaive pommel to the V2?   

As mentioned the machinist could have drilled out the WG pommel so the ID hole was just a few thousandths too small to accept the V2 pommel. Then by carefully heating the WG pommel it would expand and the hole would become that few thousandths wider as well. Then they could quickly press the V2 pommel into the WG and allow it all to cool down again. The cooling down causes the WG pommel to shrink back down to normal size around the V2 pommel so it would be permanently wedged in place. Similar to how plumbers press fit pipes together before final soldering.

However they did it, it looks fantastic and congrats JediMazterSK!

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« Reply #24 on: January 11, 2019, 08:54:49 PM »

It looks gorgeous, SK.  I like your drive to get it working for you.

well you guys (and girls) approval really means alot
after seeing so many customs, nobody seemed to be into the v2 models
realizing they weren't compatible with anything made me want to try even more lol anyhow big thanks (+point)

I like the glove. 😁👍🏽🤟🏼

appreciate gumby. took some time. looking up references. sewing metal digits, microchips, etc
but glad it all worked out. going for that whole robotic hand effect wasn't as easy as i thought
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That's awesome!

Question: How did you adapt the War Glaive pommel to the V2?   

thanks Karmack
like Infinit said, had a custom guy remove threads from WG sitting v2 pommel inside
as Tyeth mentioned he used a heating method to mold them together without welding
highly suggested for those wiling to go through the procedure plus finding custom welder with decent price
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As mentioned the machinist could have drilled out the WG pommel so the ID hole was just a few thousandths too small to accept the V2 pommel. Then by carefully heating the WG pommel it would expand and the hole would become that few thousandths wider as well. Then they could quickly press the V2 pommel into the WG and allow it all to cool down again. The cooling down causes the WG pommel to shrink back down to normal size around the V2 pommel so it would be permanently wedged in place. Similar to how plumbers press fit pipes together before final soldering.

However they did it, it looks fantastic and congrats JediMazterSK!

point for the share.

greatly appreciated Tyeth (+point)
pretty much nailed it. really know your stuff
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« Reply #25 on: March 05, 2019, 04:21:56 AM »

If you left the collar off and used the dark catalyst pommel it have a really sleek look and I feel like it would handle a little better.
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