Today Eternal Stillwater got back to me. He gave me an updated version of the left-hand dagger that kept rezzing and has refunded me the purchase of the daggers. Appearantly his RL had gotten in the way of responding any sooner. I have made my own gestures now, so won't be using the HUD. I have suggested he might fix the full-bright textures in a future release.
Just wanted to report the man DOES get back to his customers and fixes his products.