I read that DX sells fake trustfire flames, at least that they did. I dont know how it is now, but whatever. Also that there are a lot of fake flames out on the market.
This video did not give the flames any better reputation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwtAR1Jmquk
This battery was fake though.
I recently bought some Trustfire 18650 3000mAh from Fasttech, and those are genuine, even though they measure 2500~2600 mAh. (that’s what they write on the info about this batteries on their site) But who cares, it is the best batteries for this price.
I removed the coating, and this is what it looks like, and should look like:
You can see the protection on the yellow tape-thing going from top to the end.