18650 Batteries available off the shelf in Australia

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18650 Batteries available off the shelf in Australia

Jaycar is now selling a generic 2200mAh battery in stores throughout Australia for only AU$19.95!

see: http://www.jaycar.com.au/productView.asp?ID=SB2403

Its for use in their 260 Lumens Torch (Aussie for Flashlight) which is only AU$49.95

see: http://www.jaycar.com.au/productView.asp?ID=ST3453

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Confirms my observations here:

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/22048

:bigsmile:

BLF ≠ B-grade Flashlight Forum

 

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…each….bargain…. Cash Shocked

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Dat blue wrapper… UltraFire anyone?

EDIT: I can very easily see some poor guy buying this, and boasting to his mates about it.

If anyone actually googles it, let’s hope it brings up this thread. Do not buy the 260 Lumen Rechargeable CREE LED Torch!! It is a massive waste of money, please look around the forum (and join) for MUCH better alternatives.

Slewflash 

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xv-750 wrote:

Torch (Aussie for Flashlight)

Haha, classic.

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I suppose it’s a step up from the usual “Super bright, fantastic, amazing, brilliant” etc
3aaa 9 led pieces of crap thats usually available.

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Jaycar are the WORST when it comes to price gouging. I remember seeing something (can't recall the part) that retails online for 50c, for purchase in Jaycar at the bargain price of $19.95.

That's  approximately a 4000% price increase.

I only ever buy parts from them if I need the component that day and it's an emergency as I live close to a store. If I can stand waiting a few days, I buy online. 

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Probably due to MAP…. Silly

How bright is bright enough...

Runtime VS Lumens...

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xv-750 wrote:

Jaycar is now selling a generic 2200mAh battery in stores throughout Australia for only AU$19.95!

a $2 battery for $20