Meh, if you’re gonna get all Star Wars fan boy on us, what you really need is a hand-crafted Steampunk Lightsaber to show the cud chewers how it’s really done hard core. More l33tness per square centimetre than the entire six episodes crammed together, end to end, in one long popcorn filled, couch pig, love-fest viewathon.
Seriously, this is the coolest thing ever, and I’ve only seen the pictures. He’s still going to custom-build a case for it, and then I’ll get it on Friday. If he were charging me the non-friend rate, it would cost me $250, as it took about 100 man-hours and its pretty damn awesome. But, its good to have a friend who loves to make things and needs only ideas. P.S. This Saber was inspired by the planet “Ganath” from the Dark Empire II series, a planet with lightning guns and steam-powered starships.