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Originally posted by Faisca
You could use it like a normal sword if you displaced the weight in the handle properly. It still wouldn't be exactly the same, but it would be better. I would love to have a real lightsaber, but it would be one of the most dangerous weapons ever. Just brush your leg whilst spinning it and say goodbye to your foot... =/
Originally posted by Jamuhn
Then, you could use the anti-grenade shield currently being developed for British tanks along the wire.
if the power source for charging up this "lightsaber" were separate, say in a backpack and connected by wires,
Originally posted by sardion2000
...and he said you would need a 4 inch thick superconducting cable attached to a genorator that can produce over 1 MW/minute to be able to have a workable "lightsaber".
[edit on 14-6-2004 by sardion2000]