Because real life is never as cool as the movies, we get hoverboards that don’t actually hover. But because real life can also be pretty damn fun, we get this totally bad ass “lightsaber” that uses a thin burning flame as its blade. It’s a firesaber, sure, but it looks like so much fun to handle (and probably just as dangerous to play with) that I’m going to consider it a lightsaber anyway.


Made by Sufficiently Advanced, the burning lightsaber uses a nichrome ignition, a methanol and acetone fuel mixture, butane as a propellant, a valve for control, and Star Wars lightsaber sound effects for good measure.

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