Our most detailed Combat Class saber to date. The Mitsurugi 3K is a beautifully crafted and superbly balanced saber inspired by real world sword hilts, with enough gripping surface for a true two handed hold, and light enough for single handed combat. The Tsuba, or handgaurd, is large enough to protect against errant strikes, but not too obtrusive to detract from the design or overly add to the weight. This hilt is pre-anodized with type 2 black anodizing for a durable, gorgeous wet black finished with contrasting areas being machined back to bare metals. The sound is vented through a unique pommel design with panoramic vent slots. Currently, this saber is a limited run, but based on response we may add it to the permanent line up.
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Posted by geremy gulino on 14th Mar 2018
the mitsurugi 3 K is my 5th VV saber, and i am still blown away by it. every little thing on this is detailed, each black line in the silver or silver line in a black area are all raised and lowered areas. the shroud around the upper grip is unbelievable done. i love seeing the grip under it. the hole thing feels for good in the hand, and the real show stopper for me was the hidden retention screw, it can not be removed. the upper shroud covers it with only an opening for the allen wrench. the tiny tsuba is great it allows you to choke up on the grip with out worry your hand will be to close to the saber blade ;) if your even considering getting one, do it, you won't regret it!!!
Posted by J. Ludlow on 8th Feb 2018
I love this hilt! It is the hilt that made me fall in love with the Vault. I was not disappointed in the slightest either. Amazing in the hands, amazing to handle, amazing to look at. BUY IT IF YOU ARE ON THE FENCE.
I have spent hundreds of $$$ more on hilts that don't even compare to the detail and quality of my Mitsu 3K. AND! I would happily duel with it, unlike those other hilts. Truly fitting for a Jedi Master or Sith Lord. Bravo, Vault! You guys earn every dollar. Thank you so much for making this Beauty!
Posted by Adam Key on 12th May 2017
I always liked the Mitsurugi 3K because if its unique design. When I heard that there might be a few of these in the most recent RTS sale, I knew that I needed to make an attempt at purchasing one. Imagine my excitement when I scored one of them! I received it within just a few days from my purchase and have not been able to put it down. The detail is amazing! I love the weight of it too, and the loudness of the sounds because of the extra sound venting. It is definitely my favorite saber to date, and I would buy a second one if there is ever another opportunity.
Posted by jedicri on 31st Dec 2016
Looking at the pics on this site does this saber no justice whatsoever. It has to be seen and held to truly appreciate the craftsmanship that went behind the machining of it.
In my honest opinion, the Mitsu is the best hilt amongst the other combat class hilts available. The minute details alone separate it from the others.
Not only does it look aesthetically pleasing, but it also handles very, very well be it with a polycarbonate blade or the Ripper katana blade I specifically commissioned for this. Out of the box, it was responsive. No changes in configurations were needed. I only had to change and add 5 more fonts.
For those who got the Mitsu, congrats. As for those who missed it, I highly recommend it should it ever be made available again.
Great job VV!
Posted by George. UK on 1st Dec 2016
Waited 3 months for this item and i have to say, this lightsaber is beautifully crafted!
Posted by Arbie Mojica on 24th Nov 2016
The detail on this lightsaber is exquisite! It's so comfortable to hold anywhere on the hilt. It's so light compared to other sabers I've held, almost like a toy!
The sound is loud and perfect. Can't wait to put in some custom fonts.
I love this saber..
Posted by Ian on 8th Nov 2016
When I received my saber it amazed me the it was an exact mirror image of the picture online. But picking it and holding it makes it hard to put down. There is a lot of detail and it's all smooth no ruff edges. You can really go one or two handed. Also for dueling the recessed buttons. The sound is really is great.
Posted by Unknown on 29th Oct 2016
Just Get It ASAP
Posted by Keith L. Mayfield on 8th Oct 2016
Keith here again,,
I have been in possession of my 3K for over 3 months,,, OMG
Again as stated this is the BEST engineered piece of art .
I personally own some 30 Sabers from different fabricators in this industry.
Vaders Vaults Master Crafters is not even a remote embellishment,, these folks are true crafters,, these Sabers are not assembled there molded from the inside out , its like the hilts are folded over and over again to ensure core stability.
I truly hope Vaders Vault re releases the Mitsurugi 3K or and upgrade from th 3K "if this is even possible" I WILL PURCHACE ANOTHER ONE,, heck I want another one now :)
To the Masters of VV Well done mates. Its a great privilege to own a piece of work that you obviously care enough to take the time it takes before releasing them to us .
note I would be proud to have you sell your works of art at our event
Keith L. Mayfield
President / CEO
Posted by Vince on 1st Sep 2016
The photographs from the website and the Youtube videos on this saber cannot do it justice. A trully beautiful piece with so much detail. Handles effortlessly. Long wait for fulfillment, but holding this beauty more than made up for this. We'll done Vader's Vault!
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