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Graflex 2.0 or 2.5

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This year I fancy putting my own Saber together and would like some advice if possible please?

I know Lee posted last year or maybe 2016 about the graflex 2.0 kits but I’m not sure if anything came of it. Anyway, there now looks to be a 2.5 kit on the market for around the same 200 USD price point, I just wondered if anyone had built either of them, maybe even both?

Are they essentially the same? Is one better than the other? Do you need to be Uber skilled to put them together?

Thanks

Carl

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Go Korbanth or if you can push a little more, Romans Empire. Love my Korbanth and also get the parts to do whatever version you want -ESB, ANH, TFA etc.
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A colleague gave me this just before Christmas - genuine Graflex with some 3D printed ad ons. To say that I was made up is an understatement :mrgreen:
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_Lee_ wrote:Go Korbanth or if you can push a little more, Romans Empire. Love my Korbanth and also get the parts to do whatever version you want -ESB, ANH, TFA etc.
Thanks Lee.

Second question I guess would be are they fairly straightforward to put together?

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spoons wrote:A colleague gave me this just before Christmas - genuine Graflex with some 3D printed ad ons. To say that I was made up is an understatement :mrgreen:

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Now that is some Christmas present :shock: 8)

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lejackal wrote:
spoons wrote:A colleague gave me this just before Christmas - genuine Graflex with some 3D printed ad ons. To say that I was made up is an understatement :mrgreen:

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Now that is some Christmas present :shock: 8)
I was a bit surpirsed. It was in a whisky bottle case and I thought that was a nice enough gift :oops:
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Are the original Graflex flash bits easily available and expensive?
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Mr-shifter wrote:Are the original Graflex flash bits easily available and expensive?
They are on ebay from anywhere between £50 and £300 and there are always a few ofr sale

I think this is the one I have

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Graflex-No-2 ... Sw~jNZYAv7

The guy that made it is getting copies tooled so will look to sell those when he is up and running
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Mr-shifter wrote:Are the original Graflex flash bits easily available and expensive?
One sold for £540 the other day on eBay, another thread from Lee a while ago mentioned people could be willing to go up to 1000usd for the correct original one. I guess it depends if the person selling knows what it is in terms of SW and the marketplace it’s sold in

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Re: Graflex 2.0 or 2.5

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lejackal wrote:
_Lee_ wrote:Go Korbanth or if you can push a little more, Romans Empire. Love my Korbanth and also get the parts to do whatever version you want -ESB, ANH, TFA etc.
Thanks Lee.

Second question I guess would be are they fairly straightforward to put together?
Piece of piss. you will do it in 10 mins :)
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Re: Graflex 2.0 or 2.5

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_Lee_ wrote:
lejackal wrote:
_Lee_ wrote:Go Korbanth or if you can push a little more, Romans Empire. Love my Korbanth and also get the parts to do whatever version you want -ESB, ANH, TFA etc.
Thanks Lee.

Second question I guess would be are they fairly straightforward to put together?
Piece of piss. you will do it in 10 mins :)
Nice one, thanks mate. I’ll post an update once I’ve got one. :)

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spoons wrote:
lejackal wrote:
spoons wrote:A colleague gave me this just before Christmas - genuine Graflex with some 3D printed ad ons. To say that I was made up is an understatement :mrgreen:

graflex.JPG
Now that is some Christmas present :shock: 8)
I was a bit surpirsed. It was in a whisky bottle case and I thought that was a nice enough gift :oops:
What did you buy him?

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Re: Graflex 2.0 or 2.5

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Stuart Skinner wrote:
spoons wrote:
lejackal wrote: Now that is some Christmas present :shock: 8)
I was a bit surpirsed. It was in a whisky bottle case and I thought that was a nice enough gift :oops:
What did you buy him?
Just did him a favour
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Re: Graflex 2.0 or 2.5

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lejackal wrote:This year I fancy putting my own Saber together and would like some advice if possible please?

I know Lee posted last year or maybe 2016 about the graflex 2.0 kits but I’m not sure if anything came of it. Anyway, there now looks to be a 2.5 kit on the market for around the same 200 USD price point, I just wondered if anyone had built either of them, maybe even both?

Are they essentially the same? Is one better than the other? Do you need to be Uber skilled to put them together?

Thanks

Carl
Related to this thread, Carl:

http://www.starwarsforum.co.uk/viewtopi ... 26&t=35705

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Re: Graflex 2.0 or 2.5

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Finally got one, Roman props dropped their ready made and battle worn price to $99 at Christmas. Not sure exactly what is battle worn about it but it’s bloody AMAZING :!:
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