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Parts Details:

1- 3D printed Chassis parts:

All-in-1 chassis for straightforward install.
The recharge port pins have to be cut short in order for the port to fit properly.
A second hole is available for either a 5mm led (to be glued), or a RICE port (by trimming the hole accordingly).
Meant to be attached to the blade holder with 2 x 4-40 threaded rods. Hold a 28mm speaker, Bass or Premium.
A kill key is also included with on/off feature.

Here is a list of parts needed to install the above chassis:

Main chassis
MutliBoards Adaptive Chassis card 
Optional: Plecter Labs CEx/2×18500 extension

2- Additional chassis parts:

Chassis parts can be found in local hardware stores as well as on the web. eBay models shop is also a good source internationally to find small parts, check eBay model shops for instance: OmniModelsCave Spring Hobby, ……..
You can also be inventive and add any custom parts, paint job or else to your chassis to give it an unique look!
Here is a list of parts needed to install the above chassis:
⇒ 4-40 threaded rods x 2
 Hex nuts for 4-40 rods x 2

3- Hilt / GRAFLEX Replica:

Not many replicas are available, but you can still find a few seller:
Roman’s Props Shop
⇒ The Graflex Shop

4- Blade Holder:

Here are the blade holders compatible with G3D chassis for Graflex:
 NerfworXlab most accurate blade holder – available at Solo’s Hold
⇒ The Graflex Shop

5- Electronic components and blades:

Saber electronic components are basically more or less similar from one saber to another. You’ll need a main Led, a Battery, a recharge port, one or two switches, a soundboard, accent leds, a speaker and wires. Then the blade is the last part of your saber, they are usually made from PolyCarbonate tubes + tip.

You can search these parts with the following suppliers: Solo’s Hold, The Saber ArmoryElegant WeaponsJQ-Sabers

Soundboard, the “heart” of our sabers is the Soundboard, here are the 2 major Soundboard producers:
Plecter Labs – from the entry level Nano Biscotte to the high end Crystal Focus.
Naigon Elelctronic Creations – from the entry level Spark 2 to the high end I2.
Battery, 18650 battery for 3.7v or 2×16340 for 7.4v.
⇒ Recharge Port, 2.1mm port is used on this chassis (kill key included in the chassis kit).
 Battery charger, according to the battery voltage used.
 Main Led, Tri-Cree XPE-2 recommended
 Switches, recommended on the blade holder: main tactile switch and slide switch (Ex Mouser), note that using switches under the clamp card is also possible but not detailed here.
 On / Off Switch, an optional on/off switch can also be installed (Ex: Digikey).
 Speaker, 28mm Speaker, either premium or bass
 Accent Leds, 5mm led for the Crystal Chamber recommended (if RGB, read your soundboard manual to select between common anode or common cathode led), 3mm leds for the others.
 Wires, 30awg wires are recommended on most our 3D Printed chassis. We are buying them from this eBay seller.
 Heat shrink tubing, to protect your joints.
 RICE port 
– a RICE port can be added with a micro jst port. Ex on ebay.
 7/8″ OD Blades (for NerfworXlab Blade Holder) or 1″ OD blades (for TGS Blade Holders).

 


 

Introducing MutliBoards Adaptive Chassis, a chassis part to hold them all.

 

About the Kill Key. It is recommended to sand a bit the side of the kill key “on/off” slot, in order to make them more round and to turn better in the recharge port. (as a reminder, this slot allow to start / stop the saber without removing the kill key).

Recharge port wiring reminder:

 

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