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No capacity mentioned :~

Cheers David

Nothing to see here folks, move along...

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pommie wrote:
No capacity mentioned :~

Cheers David


They have been tested somewhere here though, and were as good as any other nimh, I think they are made at the same place as loops.

Yep 1900mah: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/31594

Its a convoluted history, but basically Twicell makes them all. Fujitsu is closer to being the original than the others as Fujitsu bought the Twicell battery factory when Sanyo was sold to Panasonic as part of some FCC deal. Or something like that.

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Did a google on them and yup only one capacity, and not a high one at that :~ strange.
Good catch Ejected Filament Smile

Cheers David

Nothing to see here folks, move along...

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Subscribed! glad to see more and more Aussies interested in torches! Smile

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Subscribed! glad to see more and more Aussies interested in torches! Smile

Woohoo someone else from Sydney!!! We need a meet and greet in Sydney!

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PavloXYZ wrote:
Subscribed! glad to see more and more Aussies interested in torches! Smile

Woohoo someone else from Sydney!!! We need a meet and greet in Sydney!

I’ve thougth about it but i’m an antisocial prick in person hehehe

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we need more Sydneysiders who are torch addicts here!!

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I’d be keen for a meet and greet sometime (at night obviously!!!)

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DSE also have Varta rechargeables for $9.98 delivered.

http://www.dicksmith.com.au/varta-aa-rechargeable-battery-4pk-dsau-s4418
I have no idea what these are like…

Also @ the eBay store too.

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Duracell rechargeable AA’s on Ebay $15 for 8 pack free freight.
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=161336075965

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G’day matey. First post here. Not sure if this is the right place.

Looking for protected 18650 at reasonable price. Any pointer, preferred vendor around? Any problem of getting the cells from overseas?

Cheers

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Depends on your quantity and patience. Banggood is reasonable for prices and speed of shipping.

Illumn and MTN electronics in America have faster shipping but you’re paying extra for it so the cost of batteries works out to be a bit more. MTN actually has very competitive prices for a US based seller.

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As above, but also FastTech will deliver and have stocks of decent cells. With the US sellers, just buy a few items, maybe a good discount light and postage seems like good value. Illumn has a special on a few Sunwayman lights now. Worth a look IMO. The D40A is a bit of a staple light too Wink Link to thread here http://budgetlightforum.com/node/34019

Theres an Aussie seller if you prefer, but you will pay as ,much if not more than a US seller incl postage.

Blazers
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/2x-BLAZAR-PROTECTED-Panasonic-NCR-18650-B-3400mAh-Lithium-Li-ion-Battery-NIPPLE-/281004345565?pt=AU_Electronics_Batteries_Chargers&hash=item416d2a08dd&_uhb=1

KeepPower 26650
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/2-X-PROTECTED-26650-Keeppower-5200-mAh-rechargeable-Lithium-ion-batteries-PCM-/271563046990?pt=AU_Electronics_Batteries_Chargers&hash=item3f3a6b404e

Same seller. A couple of guys here seem to like dealing with this seller, Ive not done so myself.

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plus one with Banggood.
they offer pretty good prices and if you’re happy to wait, they post discounts as well.
delivery time is approximately a month so that’s the catch. unless you want to pay more for shipping which they can do.

I find the NCR18650B pretty good and reasonable priced.
I have the NCR18650A and I read somewhere that they used Panasonic cells.

i find them a real bargain for the quality
you can get the Olight 3400mAh and those are really good branded quality cells also available on Banggood

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I just received a credit from Fasttech after my batteries were rejected at the port. They are saying they can still send batteries by ship but delivery time is expected to be 6 to 8 weeks. 

 

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MRsDNF wrote:

I just received a credit from Fasttech after my batteries were rejected at the port. They are saying they can still send batteries by ship but delivery time is expected to be 6 to 8 weeks. 


So its still hit and miss? I got two separate lots from FT, all close to the PP limit of 45 days (one by surface/sea, one by air), but they did get here. Delivery was in the last 5 weeks or so.
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Cheers. Looks like going the banggood route. The lights that the cells will be use is not here yet…so dont mind the wait.

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DSE at it again

Eneloops Rouge, $19.98… chocolate and UOMO too I hear.

http://www.dicksmith.com.au/eneloop-tones-rouge-8-x-aa-rechargeable-nimh...

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Not sure if I missed it but MTN electronics can only send 4 batteries per order I think just in case you needed more. I currently have some coming from banggood and a lot coming from FT via surface. I figured if I was going to have to wait a while I might as well make a decent sized order.

Will probably order some from MTN in a couple of weeks but I think I have spent enough for this week!

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As above, but also FastTech will deliver and have stocks of decent cells. With the US sellers, just buy a few items, maybe a good discount light and postage seems like good value. Illumn has a special on a few Sunwayman lights now. Worth a look IMO. The D40A is a bit of a staple light too Wink Link to thread here http://budgetlightforum.com/node/34019

Theres an Aussie seller if you prefer, but you will pay as ,much if not more than a US seller incl postage.

Blazers
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/2x-BLAZAR-PROTECTED-Panasonic-NCR-18650-B-3400mAh-Lithium-Li-ion-Battery-NIPPLE-/281004345565?pt=AU_Electronics_Batteries_Chargers&hash=item416d2a08dd&_uhb=1

KeepPower 26650
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/2-X-PROTECTED-26650-Keeppower-5200-mAh-rechargeable-Lithium-ion-batteries-PCM-/271563046990?pt=AU_Electronics_Batteries_Chargers&hash=item3f3a6b404e

Same seller. A couple of guys here seem to like dealing with this seller, Ive not done so myself.

I just picked up another 10 Blazars off Yass like an hour ago! Awesome feller, highly recommend paying a bit more and buying off him, and these ones also have the really good protection circuit and are 68mm long.

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All my batteries have come from Illumn and I've never had any issues buying batteries from them. I just received 7 batteries (4x18650, 1x26650, 2x14500) in 2 weeks from the day of order. Their shipping prices have gone up but their product prices are good and I feel comfortable ordering from them knowing my stuff will show up!

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Found these copper shims, almost perfect for our applications if you need to shim up your copper MCPCBS with another layer of copper. Relevant diameters are 20, 25, 30mm in .7 and 1mm thickness. They are under a $1 each although postage may kill it. Still beats cutting and filing which is tedious.

https://www.aemetal.com.au/Webstore/p-2025-copper-stamped-blank-round-25...

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G’day gents, anyone looking for quality IMR cells will not be disappointed with supersports600 from ebay
http://www.ebay.com.au/usr/supersports600?_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2754

Or the guys at esmoke
http://www.esmokestore.com.au/24-mod-batteries-rechargeable

Both have posted items out to me regularly and always at my door within 2 days.

Also Jaycar are starting to stock 18650 and 14500.
While expensive it’s a quick fix when you just have to have them that day.

After custom mods, machining, laser hosts and more?
Click here… http://budgetlightforum.com/node/35410#node-35410 or send me a PM.

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Thanks Paul.  Do you know of anyone selling LG D1 batteries? Cheap.

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

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PaulorNuthn wrote:
G’day gents, anyone looking for quality IMR cells will not be disappointed with supersports600 from ebay
http://www.ebay.com.au/usr/supersports600?_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2754

Or the guys at esmoke
http://www.esmokestore.com.au/24-mod-batteries-rechargeable

Both have posted items out to me regularly and always at my door within 2 days.

Also Jaycar are starting to stock 18650 and 14500.
While expensive it’s a quick fix when you just have to have them that day.

Supersports600 (Yass) is a great guy to deal with. I live near him so he let’s me pickup from his place and have a good old chat and he does good prices.

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Waiting. Cool

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

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Sneaky bloody spammer – check out the hidden link in the quote, the x’s are mine to break the link.

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Good spot. Has he changed his post? I'm glad your still on the job whilst on holidays.Wink

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

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aoeu wrote:
Found these copper shims, almost perfect for our applications if you need to shim up your copper MCPCBS with another layer of copper. Relevant diameters are 20, 25, 30mm in .7 and 1mm thickness. They are under a $1 each although postage may kill it. Still beats cutting and filing which is tedious.

https://www.aemetal.com.au/Webstore/p-2025-copper-stamped-blank-round-25...

Wish I saw this sooner, just bought some 20mm square ones from Ebay. Bit cheaper, but like you said will require some filing to fit. Picked up 5 of the 0.5, 0.8, 1.0 and 1.2mm so I can do some work on focusing dedomes. $3.50 shipping is good, might pick up some 1mm spacers for the Yezl.

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