Convoy S2+ 18350 question

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Convoy S2+ 18350 question

Getting ready to buy my first Convoy. Looking at the S2+ 18350 but would like some help with battery choice. I wad thinking about a Efest IMR purple but thought I read somewhere that they were a tight fit. Also, as somewhat new to the hobby, not sure about the button top thing. Does it matter?
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I’d probably set an aspire 18350.
RMM /Mountain electronics has them, I think they have more capacity and are about the same price .If it’s not an fet driver.pocket rocket I wouldn’t run an efest

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Ice wrote:
I’d probably set an aspire 18350.
RMM /Mountain electronics has them, I think they have more capacity and are about the same price .If it’s not an fet driver.pocket rocket I wouldn’t run an efest

Thank you.
Does the button thing matter?
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Why not just buy the convoy that takes 1 18650 instead? the battery lasts longer.

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Venice wrote:

Does the button thing matter?

It does not matter. Convoy S2+ has a spring near the head, which means both flat top and button top batteries will work.

Is there a particular reason you want the 18350 version of S2+?

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Pete7874][quote=Venice wrote:

Is there a particular reason you want the 18350 version of S2+?

Not really. Just think it is cute. Don’t even need it
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Venice][quote=Pete7874 wrote:
Venice wrote:

Is there a particular reason you want the 18350 version of S2+?

Not really. Just think it is cute. Don’t even need it

I hear ya. I’m itching to get an 18350 tube for my S2+ DT as well, just to have an excuse to buy some Aspire 18350 cells. Smile
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If you’re buying a light to use 18350 cells, there’s only one really good choice of cell: The Aspire 18350. It’s head and shoulders above all the rest. It produces higher outputs and has something like 60% more capacity than the next best.

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Firelight2 wrote:
If you’re buying a light to use 18350 cells, there’s only one really good choice of cell: The Aspire 18350. It’s head and shoulders above all the rest. It produces higher outputs and has something like 60% more capacity than the next best.

Thanks. I had been reading about it and actually bought one. I have it but still waiting for the Convoy. Should be here soon.

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a have s2+ that takes 18350, i use red efest that i got from ME. i carry it everyday at work, it is clipped to my leatherman holster. i use the clip i got from ME as well, the one that uses nuts and bolts, not the spring clip,

you do need imr cells, cuz 18350 are around 800mah, with 2,8-3A driver, the battery needs to put out 3A that is more than 3C not something regular li ions can reliably do, they are only good for 2c discharge.

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Firelight2 wrote:
If you’re buying a light to use 18350 cells, there’s only one really good choice of cell: The Aspire 18350. It’s head and shoulders above all the rest. It produces higher outputs and has something like 60% more capacity than the next best.

My enercig 18350’s produce a bit more lumenoutput than the aspires and are cheap, but if you take runtime into account the aspires are indeed head and shoulders above.

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Finally got every thing. Sweet combo and the Aspire works very well.

https://i.imgur.com/GZNKEoD.jpg