I finished this one up ages ago ( like 3-4 months now?) and thought it was about time to post the install pics here. This one is the pretty much the same as my other TFU 2 installs except for the teeny tiny smd leds soldered to the CF ( done by MH of Fx-sabers). This CF was salvaged from another install. These turned out quite fun and I would recommend them for any reveal type saber where you are limited by the amount of blinkies you can put on it in order to keep screen accuracy. Without further ado... I give you ... The Precious.
And here's a short (very short since the battery died on me) video of some of the combinations you can achieve with the accent led sequencer. Skies the limit, but it takes a long time to fine tune things, and I wanted to get this saber to it's owner asap. I really need to do more vids and photo's, it's just not nearly as fun as building them. That and my filming skills are a bit lacking.
Last Edit: Jan 23, 2015 17:24:52 GMT -5 by Obi-Shane
Yeah it's been quite some time but, a million thanks to you Shane for his great install, to Aaron of Solo's Hold and to Todd for his input on the design of the saber, to Ced for his great chassis design and to Michael of FX for taking the time out of his busy schedule to install those SMDs on the board.
profezzorn: hey ARKM, did you ever write a that tutorial on the toner transfer method?
Jun 23, 2017 15:50:15 GMT -5
ARKM: *waves hand* "I'm not the slacker you're looking for"
Jun 23, 2017 16:24:16 GMT -5
ARKM: Sadly no. Well, that's not entirely true. I did finish writing it but did not perform the steps and take pics of said steps.
Jun 23, 2017 16:26:30 GMT -5
ARKM: So it's like "Step 5: Using the high temperature temp, tape the paper with the design on it onto the metal part to be etched."
Jun 23, 2017 16:26:53 GMT -5
ARKM: ... but there's no Pic 4.
Jun 23, 2017 16:27:10 GMT -5
profezzorn: from other things I've read it's just PNP blue with some heat and pressure applied, right?
Jun 23, 2017 16:37:26 GMT -5
ARKM: Some use that. I could not get successful results with it but others have.
Jun 23, 2017 16:47:16 GMT -5
profezzorn: so what do you use?
Jun 23, 2017 16:47:36 GMT -5
ARKM: I personally use glossy magazine pages. I just rip a page out of a magazine and put it in the printer. The pages have to be the right thickness for the printer though. Too thin and they rip in the printer.
Jun 23, 2017 16:47:42 GMT -5