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Andrew WoodsBy Andrew Woods
First created
Andrew WoodsBy Andrew Woods
First created
$2,787
pledged of $10,000pledged of $10,000 goal
13
backers
0seconds to go
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Jul 6 2018

About

Welcome to Bendu Armory, home of the first carbon fiber lightsaber. We set out to do what no one has ever done, create and perfect a carbon fiber lightsaber. Our team of Mechanical, Software, and Chemical Engineers joined forces to bring you the coolest lightsabers in the galaxy.  

So… Why should you pledge with Bendu Armory?

#1 - Carbon Fiber

All of our sabers are handcrafted in the United States and are made of aerospace grade carbon fiber, which is stronger and lighter than aluminum.

Our carbon fiber is sourced in Japan and the USA.
Our carbon fiber is sourced in Japan and the USA.

#2 - QuickSwap™ Chassis

Our revolutionary, patent pending, QuickSwap™ chassis allows the user to quickly and easily remove the core and switch out the carbon fiber shell with ANY current or future design. This allows you to have a completely different lightsaber in seconds! Our QuickSwap™ chassis also allows for quick access to the charging port and the Micro SD for sound board customization.

QuickSwap™ Chassis
QuickSwap™ Chassis
QuickSwap™ Chassis
QuickSwap™ Chassis
Three Different Weave Options
Three Different Weave Options

#3 - Indestructible

These sexy sabers aren't just for looks; our priority was to design and create a saber for dueling and combat. We love saber fighting, so we made our sabers ready to clash and they are built to last. We also offer a lifetime warranty on all of our blades. The blades are made out of thick walled Polycarbonate tubing, and they are virtually indestructible.

The blade holder is CNC machined out of billet aluminum, and each holder is coated with Cerakote Firearm coating for extreme durability and scratch resistance.

The QuickSwap™ chassis is made out of ultra-strong and flexible nylon manufactured using state-of-the-art 3D SLS (Selective Laser Sintering) technology.

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#4 - Premium Effects and Features

There is nothing more disappointing than an awesome saber with an awful soundboard! That's why we chose the Nano Biscotti V4 (NBV4) to deliver world class sound effects and features.

The NBV4 comes standard with 3 sound banks. Each sound bank comes with 8 clash sounds and 8 swing sounds and is expandable up to 16 clash and 16 swing sounds!

With the NBV4, you can change the sounds, shimmer effects, sleep times, and SO MUCH MORE. It is one of the most customizable soundboards on the market!

Nano Biscotti V4 Sound Board
Nano Biscotti V4 Sound Board

#5 - CREE LEDs

We also wanted the brightest sabers. So all of our sabers come standard with 3 CREE LEDs with color options of red, purple, green, blue, yellow, or white.

3 Powerful Cree LEDs Power Our Sabers
3 Powerful Cree LEDs Power Our Sabers
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#6 - World Class Sound

All of our sabers come standard with the best speaker on the market, the Saber Essesntials™ Stealth™ Bass Speaker. These speakers are by far the best speakers in production with creamy, rich, and deep sounds that can't be beat!

Saber Essentials™ Stealth™ Speaker
Saber Essentials™ Stealth™ Speaker

 #7 - Micro USB Charging

Is convenient charging too much to ask for? We didn't think so. Therefore we equipped our sabers with Micro USB charging and is compatible with any Micro USB charger. (5V 2A; Max)

Micro USB Charging
Micro USB Charging

Conclusion:

So, why Kickstarter? Bendu Armory is launching first through Kickstarter to raise the funds necessary to give everyone, everywhere an opportunity to immediately start experiencing the first carbon fiber lightsaber. Our goal is to ship product globally, starting in October, 2018 with 50 handcrafted units shipping monthly thereafter. We invite fans everywhere to make a pledge with Bendu Armory today. Thank you!

STRETCH GOALS

Funding Goal Reward:

As a huge thank for helping us get funded we will offer a shell in Green Reflections™' from Composite Envisions, LLC at a discounted price of $150! Options to buy will be available once we are funded.

Green Reflections™ Carbon Fiber by: Composite Envisions
Green Reflections™ Carbon Fiber by: Composite Envisions
Green Reflections™ Carbon Fiber by: Composite Envisions
Green Reflections™ Carbon Fiber by: Composite Envisions

                                                                    Product Close Ups

The Obsidian™ - Plain Weave
The Obsidian™ - Plain Weave
The Obsidian™ - Plain Weave
The Obsidian™ - Plain Weave
The Obsidian™ - Plain Weave
The Obsidian™ - Plain Weave
The Red Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
The Red Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
The Red Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
The Red Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
The Red Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
The Red Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
The Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
The Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
The Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
The Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
The Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
The Obsidian™ - Twill Weave
Cerakote Colors: Storm Trooper White, Black Oxide, Titanium
Cerakote Colors: Storm Trooper White, Black Oxide, Titanium
Cerakote Colors: Storm Trooper White, Black Oxide, Titanium
Cerakote Colors: Storm Trooper White, Black Oxide, Titanium
16x20 Fan Art by: David Lawrence
16x20 Fan Art by: David Lawrence
Bendu T-Shirt: Front
Bendu T-Shirt: Front
Bendu T-Shirt: Back
Bendu T-Shirt: Back
LED  Lightsaber keychain
LED Lightsaber keychain

Risks and challenges

When you invest in the Bendu Armory campaign, you invest in a company committed to offering the highest quality of product, service, and reliability. We’ve set our customer service policies and shipping dates to ensure that we exceed your expectations!

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    Thank you for supporting us!

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    Bendu Armory Fan Package

    - Bendu Armory Sticker
    - 12x16 Fan Art
    - Lightsaber Key chain
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    Obsidian™ Carbon Fiber Shell

    - One Obsidian™ Carbon Fiber Shell(your
    choice of weave)*
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    - Lightsaber keychain
    - 12x16 Fan Art
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    *Shell refers to the carbon fiber shell only. No blade holder or electronics.

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    Obsidian™ (Display) Lightsaber

    - One empty Obsidian™ (for display only, no
    electronics; your choice of weave and
    Cerakote color for blade holder and covertech wheel)
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    - Lightsaber keychain
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    The Obsidian™

    - One Obsidian™ Lightsaber (your choice of
    weave, LED and Cerakote color blade holder and covertech wheel)
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    The Obsidian™ 2.0

    - One Obsidian™ Lightsaber (your choice of
    weave, LED and Cerakote color blade holder and covertech wheel)
    - One Additional Obsidian™ shell (your choice
    of weave)
    - Bendu Armory Sticker
    - Lightsaber keychain
    - 12x16 Fan Art
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    The Obsidian™ 3.0

    - One Obsidian™ Lightsaber (your choice of
    weave, LED and Cerakote color blade holder and covertech wheel)
    - TWO Additional Obsidian™ shells (your
    choice of weave)
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    The Dual Wielder Essentials

    - TWO Obsidian™ Lightsabers (your choice of
    weave, LED and Cerakote color blade holders and covertech wheels)
    - Bendu Armory Sticker
    - Lightsaber keychain
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    The Dual Wielder Essentials 2.0

    - TWO Obsidian™ Lightsabers (your choice of weave, LED and Cerakote color blade holders and covertech wheels)
    - TWO Additional Obsidian™ shells (your choice of weave)
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    The Collectors Package

    - TWO Obsidian™ Lightsabers (your choice of weave, LED and Cerakote color blade holders and covertech wheels)
    - FOUR (4) Additional Obsidian™ shells (your choice of weave)
    - Bendu Armory Sticker
    - Lightsaber keychain
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    LEGACY BACKERS - ONE OF A KIND SABERS

    As a truly special "thank you" to this very limited legacy backer pledge, with the help of the Bendu Armory team, you will DESIGN YOUR VERY OWN, one of a kind Lightsaber with your choice of carbon fiber weave and color (glow in the dark or copper weave, for example)

    You will receive two finished Lightsabers that you have designed with the Bendu Armory team. THESE DESIGNS WILL NEVER BE PRODUCED AGAIN, thus truly making these Lightsabers special.

    You will also receive the machined aluminum mold used to create your sabers and your mold will be signed by the Bendu Armory team.

    This pledge will also receive:
    - Bendu Armory Sticker
    - Lightsaber keychain
    - 12x16 Fan Art
    - T-Shirt
    - Hand written note signed by the Bendu Armory team and a special thanks posted on our website with your name immortalized.

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Funding period

- (45 days)