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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 10:19 pm 
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Just wanted to check with MR Lightsaber owners whether your lightsaber steel parts had rusted these few years. Majority ofthe MR Lightsaber are made from Stainless Steel but there are some parts and screws which are made from normal steel which will rust. For example, the Darth Vader Lightsaber. It's ring is made from normal steel and it rust after dust and moisture attack. Please let me know does it happens to all MR Lightsaber. Thanks.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 10:45 pm 
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LE or FX version ?

my LE/SE version all are so far so good... *touch wood*

and Vader scaled version, the rings already have rust

FX ? the rubber part become sticky

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 06, 2009 5:16 am 
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Any reference site to both FX and LE? Don't know what is the difference.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 06, 2009 8:45 am 
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try here ... http://forcefx.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=mr

IMO, for the rubber grip, LE version used a better quality material compare to FX [as mentioned earlier, FX rubber grip become sticky after awhile, and i never displayed it]

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for masteryoyo:

1) FX Anakin - rubber grip has turned sticky, metal parts have rusted
2) MR Luke ESB - rubber grip has small brown mouldy spots, metal parts still holding strong

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 09, 2009 10:03 pm 
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al13ns wrote:
LE or FX version ?

my LE/SE version all are so far so good... *touch wood*

and Vader scaled version, the rings already have rust

FX ? the rubber part become sticky


Thanks for the info. How about the small screws? Are they rested too for the Vader Saber?


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2009 10:14 pm 
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for the mini saber, the screw almost shows the sign of rust...

for the 1:1 saber, all are still okay...

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 15, 2009 6:03 pm 
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For my MR Anakin Skywalker

!) Rubber parts become sticky, only after I took it out 2nd time from storage when moving house

2) Tiny rust 'pittings' in between the handle rubber strips

So any remedies for the sticky rubber??
Did the rubber become sticky due to storage??


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2009 10:49 am 
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Thanks alot bros. Anyway, seller agreed at a very good price due to the bad condition of the two sabers. But one thing good is both rubber parts are not sticky when he showed me. :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:37 pm 
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i use soap + water to wash sticky rubber..
It works not 100% at least 90%

But would be a tedious job :roll:


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I bought a second hand MR Mace Windu Lightsaber. It has rusted so I need to polish it. The chrome parts are fine to polish but the gold parts had lost its shine. Now it is flat and looks like brass. I think it could not be polish because I polished one part and it turns to copper color. Any idea how to restore its gold shine? Anyone here had the same problem?


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:18 am 
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hmm do u happen to live near the sea? if so then it's cuz of that.. maybe u can try putting it in a show case and using silica gel.. which u need to replace after some time too.

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My darth vader which was bought 3 years ago become rusty, is it still can be polish ?

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Yes, I just bought a tube of polisher from Carrefour. But the steel screw cannot be polished. I am intending to change to stainless steel screws.


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yup stainless helps

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