Lightsaber Construction

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  1. stevenlink1

    stevenlink1 Knight of Hyrule

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    In the special features disk of EP3, one of the prop technicians says that "on this movie we've been able to chrome-plate rubber", indicating a prop lightsaber in his hand. Does anybody know anything about chrome-plating rubber? If you can find a link to an article or some sort of resource about the process, I would greatly appreciate it.
     
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    Mububban Administrator Staff Member

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    Tried google?
     
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    stevenlink1 Knight of Hyrule

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    Yes I did. Ironically, when I searched google, this thread came up as the first result. Unfortunately, the rest of the search results were equally unhelpful. C'mon now, there has to be someone out there who knows what that prop tech was talking about!
     
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    lewy Lewy the lethal lunatic!

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    stevenlink1 Knight of Hyrule

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    I guess so, but that site doesn't provide very much information about the process itself.
     
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    lewy Lewy the lethal lunatic!

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    No...
    The closest I found though...
    I'll check around some more later! :)