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Star Wars Clone Wars Grievous Spinning Lightsaber


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  • The power activation humming sound, battle-clash sounds and spinning and connection sounds all realistic
  • When you extend your double lightsaber to over 4' long, you'll definitely feel like you're really in the thick of battle
  • Create 4 cominations of lightsabers: double-bladed spinning, 2 single, single spinning lightsaber with a single, double-bladed
  • Lights and sounds add to the realistic action
  • Double blade extends to over 4'
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Product Description

Battle the Jedi with a lightsaber like the one General Grievous uses. The Cyborg General duels as skillfully as his Jedi enemies and he is a master of the double-bladed lightsaber. Surprise your opponents with spinning blades, or wield the lightsabers separately for two-handed action. Gear up to take on your enemies with this amazing lightsaber accessory. Modeled after the lightsaber wielded by the General Grievous character, this lightsaber splits into two, giving you four different configuration possibilities. Create a double-bladed spinning lightsaber, two single lightsabers, a single spinning lightsaber and a single lightsaber or a double-bladed light saber -- all depending on what your battle requires. Press the buttons to ignite your lightsaber accessory and its glowing arc-wave energy blades. The power activation humming sound, battle-clash sounds and spinning and connection sounds all realistic. When you extend your double lightsaber to over 4' long, you'll definitely feel like you're really in the thick of battle.

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With the Star Wars Spinning Electronic Lightsaber, Padawan learners aged six years and up can recreate the spinning effect made famous by General Grievous. This adjustable saber features realistic sound effects and customizable play options that provide plenty of Jedi adventure for your child. Expect to hear cheers of delight mixed with dueling lightsaber sounds when this spinning, light-filled set makes its way into your home.

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Spinning Electronic Lightsaber

Ages: 6 years and up
Requires: 6 AAA batteries
What We Think

Fun factor: 5 stars
Durability: 5 stars
Ease of assembly: 5 stars
Educational factor: 3 stars
Novelty factor: 5 stars

The Good: Realistic sound effects and spinning action
The Challenging: Sibling rivalry over who gets to play with them
In a Nutshell: Young Jedi will enjoy dueling with this spinning saber
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Hasbro Star Wars Spinning Electronic Lightsaber

The realistic sound effects and customizable play options heighten your Jedi Adventure. View larger.

Hasbro Star Wars Spinning Electronic Lightsaber

Can be disassembled into two light sabers. View larger.
A Jedi-Style Light Show
When your child presses the power button, the saber will flicker to life with either neon green or blue light. Just like the sabers in the Star Wars movies, the effect grabs your attention. If your child gives the saber a check-swing when it's in collapsed mode, the saber telescopes and looks like its beam is energizing.

Action Sounds Galore
The saber's realistic sound effects add to the excitement. When switched on, the saber crackles and hums. When your child moves the saber, a sensor within the handle changes the pitch of the sound slightly up or down to match the movements. And when brought into contact with another object, the saber crackles loudly as if emitting an electric charge. The effect will put everyone within earshot squarely in Jedi mood.

Spinning Fun for One or Two
With an electronic hiss and a clicking sound, the sabers snap into a central hoop-like ratcheting mechanism known as a gyro-grip. Once in place, the sabers can be held and spun propeller-style, just the way General Grievous does in the movie.

When it's time to disconnect one of the sabers, you'll hear a clever sound effect, and then the saber will be ready again for traditional Jedi-fashion dueling. The second lightsaber can be shared with a friend to increase the action and double the fun.

Easy-to-Use, Durable Design
The hilts of the Spinning Electronic Lightsaber are made of hard plastic that can stand up to rough and tumble play, while the translucent telescoping saber blades are soft enough to land painless blows during full-contact interstellar duels.

Children six years and older will be able to link both sabers together and successfully imitate General Grievous' spinning move. For some parents, the temptation to power up this toy will prove too great to resist.

What's in the Box
Two sabers, central ratchet, and instructions.



Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 3 x 19 x 11 inches ; 0.5 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
  • International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
  • Origin: China
  • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: B0039X6XZG
  • Item model number: 96794
  • Our recommended age: 5 years and up
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 5 years and up
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #120,636 in Toys & Games (See Top 100 in Toys & Games)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here
  • Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes
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4.4 out of 5 stars

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215 of 225 people found the following review helpful By Erik1988 TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on July 21, 2010
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Is it fun? YES!

Is it fun for more than one kid? Uh. . .maybe.
You can share lightsabers but then there's no point in having the gyro handle if someone isn't using it as a single or double.

Material is the typical hard but slightly giving plastic found with other sabers.

Is it Cool? YES! Cools sounds. Also as a single, the gyro handle gives it the cool hilt of a sword kinda look.

Other single sabers are around $25, so for a bit less than the cost of two you get two, plus you get the General Grievous spinning action.

I can't imagine any kids trying to spin two of these, one in each hand like General Grievous. . .it's already a lot for an adult to handle one with both hands, since you need one hand to do the spinning and one to do the holding.

I imagine my kids, and others, are going to have lots of fun battles with this toy.
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48 of 49 people found the following review helpful By Kyle Slayzar on July 23, 2010
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Lightsaber toys of the past are something of a comedy staple for us Star Wars enthusiasts as they were overly priced and broke easy since they were used for (surprise!!) dueling each other with brutal precision. As a child of the 80s I grew up with numerous Star Wars toys (my parents were fanatics) including my lightsaber replicas and, personally, broke eight of them.

When I had the opportunity to try out the newest in a VERY long line of lightsaber toys, namely the General Grievous spinning thingy from the hit TV show Star Wars: The Clone Wars, I was pretty skeptical of the quality and lasting entertaining value. While the new Grievous spinning lightsaber is unique that it breaks into two lightsabers, is attached by a spinner that... well, spins, most lightsaber licensed products don't do very well. Needless to say, a true test of quality was warranted and I knew just how to do it.

To ensure complete objectivity in my test of the products durability I turned to the target audience, more specifically the neighborhood boys living conveniently next door, to give the lightsaber a true test. If anyone could find fault with the product, and by that I mean break it, they could.

For thirty minutes I observed the boys assemble the lightsaber, take it apart, hit multiple objects (and each other) with it, accidentally smack themselves in the head while spinning, put it back together again, take it apart again, fight each other with the split lightsaber, spin it around and around, smack themselves in the head (repeatedly), and NEVER got bored. I even got a call later that night saying they were still playing it, enjoying the flashing lights that lit up when they swung the toy around.
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23 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer VINE VOICE on September 17, 2010
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My son loved this lightsaber. Assembly presented some challenges, the parts do not snap together easily. The saber makes cool sounds, lights up and generally is tons of fun for a nine year old boy. However, nine year old boys and light sabers mean saber battles with friends and I found this toy does not stand up long to the abuse. The lights and sound went first and then the connections snapped. But my son still plays with the two parts without all the light and sound. If you are looking for a toy that is an instand hit, this would be it for all the Star Wars fans out there. Just realize it is not durable for rough play.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By plyopowerd on August 7, 2010
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I was surprised when my daughter chose this over less boyish toys like Monopoly Spin; I had no idea she was a Star Wars fan. But for what it is, this is a well-constructed toy, and it's held up to several weeks of pretend battles between DD and her sister. Each saber has pretty good heft and makes very realistic humming, whooshing and clashing sounds, and even a cool "thunk" when attaching or detaching the spinner. (Parent note: the volume isn't adjustable, but the sounds aren't too loud.) The lit-up green and blue sabers look great outdoors at night - wish we'd had these for the Fourth of July. This toy would be great for trick-or-treating.

Each saber requires 3 AAA batteries, not included. The spinner spins smoothly (one-way) or can lock in place with a tab. The sabers screw out of the spinner or can screw together without the spinner. Either attaching them to the spinner or pressing a button turns them on, and they shut off automatically to save batteries if not used after a few minutes, always a good feature for young kids. And in case you're thinking "you'll poke your eye out", the plastic on the saber blades is lightweight about like a soda bottle, and retracts if something is poked. Of course kids need to be old enough to know you never actually hit or poke a person or animal in the face or head with these.

I thought the novelty would quickly die off, but the girls still have fun with this, judging by how often I see it lying around the house.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By aaa-Pam TOP 500 REVIEWER on July 26, 2010
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Okay, I started my Vine testing by playing with this thing myself. (Imagine the kids surprise when I crept downstairs and started whirling my blades... swoosh... zwiir... lots of giggling) Then I handed it over to my 8 yo son and our next door neighbor (5) to play with.
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DESCRIPTION::: Three pieces. Two light-sabers of different colors and a center piece that has a ratcheting mechanism that allows the blades to circle your hand with a free spinning motion.

Can be used multiple ways. As 2 separate weapons, as a double light-saber (the two swords can be screwed directly together), and as the spinning Grievous weapon.
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PRO'S:::
The 2 light-sabers are cool. They make the best sounds of any light-sabers we've ever seen.

My son loves that he can share with his friends at a moments notice. By separating the blades they can start whacking each other without delay.

The spinning motion and the fact that the two blades can be screwed directly together gives children something extra to fidget with.

The blades are sturdy! My kids have been whacking each other, bushes, furniture, etc., and I've seen no signs of cracks and dents. Remarkable really, because that's usually what doomed the many other Star Wars swords we've had. [Keep in mind though, that if you have little kids (toddlers, preschoolers) that the hardness might not be a feature when the blade is applied to a playmate's head]
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CONS:::
I won't comment on price. This is a great toy for the Star War's obsessed but we each have our own wallets to contend with.

My son didn't particularly care for the spinning element.
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