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PostSubject: Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ?   Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ? I_icon_minitimeSat Mar 26, 2011 6:36 am

Hi does any of those 3 lightsabers look original ?

They all floated in water and they do not look painted.

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PostSubject: Re: Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ?   Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ? I_icon_minitimeMon Mar 28, 2011 10:43 am

Hi, to the eye these look good but be aware Revalveit made some repros that were CAST in blue plastic and FLOATED - as Uli said in a similar thread some of these sabers float and some sink.
You can make a small scratch to be sure if it's painted or not.

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PostSubject: Re: Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ?   Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ? I_icon_minitimeMon Mar 28, 2011 2:53 pm

Artoo_Detour wrote:
Hi, to the eye these look good but be aware Revalveit made some repros that were CAST in blue plastic and FLOATED - as Uli said in a similar thread some of these sabers float and some sink.
You can make a small scratch to be sure if it's painted or not.

Hi thanks for the help Very Happy

Does that mean all repro sabers is painted ?
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PostSubject: Re: Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ?   Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ? I_icon_minitimeWed Mar 30, 2011 5:18 am

@pomse2001 wrote:

Does that mean all repro sabers is painted ?

no, some repro sabers are painted and some repro sabers are made in the same colour plastic.

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PostSubject: Re: Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ?   Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ? I_icon_minitimeThu Mar 31, 2011 2:34 pm

Artoo_Detour wrote:
@pomse2001 wrote:

Does that mean all repro sabers is painted ?

no, some repro sabers are painted and some repro sabers are made in the same colour plastic.

How can I then see what is repro and what is original if they are maid of the same plastic colour ?
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PostSubject: Re: Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ?   Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ? I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 01, 2011 10:22 am

yep, it's difficult. Usually the originals are much more flexible and the repros have less flexibility:
http://www.imperialgunnery.com/thelightsabersection.htm

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PostSubject: Re: Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ?   Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ? I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 01, 2011 4:19 pm

Artoo_Detour wrote:
yep, it's difficult. Usually the originals are much more flexible and the repros have less flexibility:
http://www.imperialgunnery.com/thelightsabersection.htm

Damn, it's difficult to ID the lightsabers even with the help from the guide.
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PostSubject: Re: Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ?   Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ? I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 01, 2011 5:06 pm

one way i check to see if it is a revalve-it repro is a uv light

revalve-it one's dont glow thats if you have a uv light

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PostSubject: Re: Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ?   Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ? I_icon_minitimeSun Apr 03, 2011 4:23 am

@jason11272stacey wrote:
one way i check to see if it is a revalve-it repro is a uv light

revalve-it one's dont glow thats if you have a uv light

jase

Thanks for the help, but I don't have a UV Light No
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PostSubject: Re: Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ?   Blue Telescoping Lightsaber ? I_icon_minitimeThu Jun 28, 2012 10:23 pm

you can also look for any markings or dots some not all vintage ones either had letters or dots on them near the piece you push on.
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