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I just bought 7 Liitokala Lii-S1 chargers, i.e. as many as I could without exceeding the UK customs limit.

I don’t normally buy chargers before I see HKJ’s review, but either he says they’re good and I’ve scored a great deal, or he says they’re bad and I use them for parts and cell slots in my own projects Smile

It’s amazing how awkward it is to get a simple cell slot for a project, especially if you want it to support multiple cell sizes. I gave up years ago – now I just break up ready-made chargers instead…

Back on topic, I also bought two Sofirn SF13 2×AA lights as likely mod hosts, a couple of nice neoprene wrist straps and 20 tiny Li-Ion charging boards. Total price for all of todays purchases: about £50. Yesterday’s price: about £90. I’m a happy camper this morning Smile

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the S1s are no longer available, so you scored big time. I only ordered two, -65% is a very good discount in contrast to my other items in the cart (discounts range from -5% to -20%)

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Am I an idiot?
I can’t seem to find the deal for the S1 charger.
Can anyone show a direct link?
Thanks.

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FPV wrote:
The deal is no longer available.

it was here:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/LiitoKala-lii-S1-18650-Battery-Charger-F...

Right.
I shoulda been quicker.
Thanks

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Phlogiston wrote:
Total price for all of todays purchases: about £50. Yesterday’s price: about £90. I’m a happy camper this morning Smile

That’s quite extraordinary.
None of the items that I wanted to buy got even 5% discount.
I mean real discount, not from some elevated price.
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For those who may want a Wuben TO46R with a good discount , from AliExpress Wuben store:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Powerful-Tactical-LED-Flashlight-1300-Lumen-Double-Side-Switch-USB-Rechargeable-18650-Waterproof-IPX8-Torch-Cree/32831801319.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.7.2ebc764b4tiGa5&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_3_10152_10151_10065_10068_10344_10342_10343_10340_10341_10696_10084_10083_10618_10304_10307_10301_5711215_10313_10059_10534_100031_10103_10624_10623_10622_10621_10620,searchweb201603_25,ppcSwitch_2&algo_expid=806afd68-d45a-40af-b447-29cb3029eed3-1&algo_pvid=806afd68-d45a-40af-b447-29cb3029eed3&transAbTest=ae803_5&priceBeautifyAB=0

Sofirn Store has some discounts and coupons as well for their lights Wink

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Very nice prices on 18650’s.
Panasonic NCR18650B 3400MAh
Panasonic 3400 mAh

LG M26 2600mah
LG 2600mAh

Klarus XT11S, Convoy S2+, Olight S2 Baton, JetBeam JET-1MK, JetBeam MINI, Nitecore Tube, Nitecore Tip 2017.

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Joss wrote:
Very nice prices on 18650’s.
Panasonic NCR18650B 3400MAh
Panasonic 3400 mAh

LG M26 2600mah
LG 2600mAh

From the Panasonic page – Output: 4.2v 600mA
If that’s correct, not much use for protection with such a low current rating. $15 shipping doesn’t help either!

Beam me up!

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I came across ConvoyL2 $8.78 and it is so cheap .

Very tempting to buy 2 but im not sure if it’s a scam. So far they have 34 positive reviews.

link here

Nico -.-

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Nicolicous wrote:
I came across ConvoyL2 $8.78 and it is so cheap .

Very tempting to buy 2 but im not sure if it’s a scam. So far they have 34 positive reviews.

link here


Wouldn’t buy, it’s a waste of time. And unlikely, but possible lost dispute.
The price is too good to be true. And there are many contradictions in the description.
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Agro wrote:
Phlogiston wrote:
Total price for all of todays purchases: about £50. Yesterday’s price: about £90. I’m a happy camper this morning Smile
That’s quite extraordinary. None of the items that I wanted to buy got even 5% discount. I mean real discount, not from some elevated price.

More than half of the money I saved was on the Lii-S1 chargers, and most of the rest was on a couple of Sofirn lights. I only got small discounts on the other stuff.

I do the same as you with discounts – I ignore the overinflated “normal price” and look at real prices. If I can, I compare the previous discounted prices with today’s price. In addition to that, I always compare prices between competing suppliers. All part of the arms race between us and the suppliers’ marketing people.

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So…congratulations on scoring great deals! Beer

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Nicolicous wrote:
I came across ConvoyL2 $8.78 and it is so cheap .

Very tempting to buy 2 but im not sure if it’s a scam. So far they have 34 positive reviews.

link here

It says in various places:-

USB Zooming Torch
USB Rechargeable MINI
Brand Name: Supfire
Light Source: Halogen Bulbs
Battery Type: AA
Wattage: 220v
Support Dimmer: Stepless dimming

None of which look remotely correct, it seems like a jumble of random specs thrown together.
What you get, if indeed anything, would be a complete lottery, and it would be hard to claim it wasn’t as described, because they aren’t describing one product here, but many.

Beam me up!

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I don't have much luck with that Liitokala Official Store in the past but i still go ahead to place a bulk order for Lii-S1. I guess this is the only deal worth considering. 

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Agro wrote:
So…congratulations on scoring great deals! Beer

Thanks, I hope you get something good next time Beer

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Zulumoose wrote:
Joss wrote:
Very nice prices on 18650’s.
Panasonic NCR18650B 3400MAh
Panasonic 3400 mAh

LG M26 2600mah
LG 2600mAh

From the Panasonic page – Output: 4.2v 600mA
If that’s correct, not much use for protection with such a low current rating. $15 shipping doesn’t help either!


Spot on. Such high shipping fees like yours sure kill the deal.
Shipping to my country USD 1.05.

Klarus XT11S, Convoy S2+, Olight S2 Baton, JetBeam JET-1MK, JetBeam MINI, Nitecore Tube, Nitecore Tip 2017.

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Paul321 wrote:
I am new to Aliexpress, I would like to use paypal, some stores use paypal and some do do not. So that limits my selection? or is there a method to use paypal with all transactions?

I can confirm the Sofirn store takes PayPal. It cost me an additional 0.80 cents though. I haven’t tried it at any other stores.

Just discovered this wonderful addiction.

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Paul321 wrote:
I am new to Aliexpress, I would like to use paypal, some stores use paypal and some do do not. So that limits my selection? or is there a method to use paypal with all transactions?

Not all stores at Aliexpress take Paypal and when I have had items in my cart from 2 different stores that both accept Paypal I have had to pay for each stores items separately in order to use Paypal

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I’ve been using Aliexpress since 2014 and made dozens of orders for over a hundred products. I just use my credit card directly. Aliexpress is like the Amazon of China so no worries. Aliexpress also protects you from frauds and defects. I have gotten full refunds from them without having to ship the defective product back.

With other small merchants, I would rather use paypal.

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MascaratumB wrote:
For those who may want a Wuben TO46R with a good discount , from AliExpress Wuben store:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Powerful-Tactical-LED-Flashlight-1300-Lumen-Double-Side-Switch-USB-Rechargeable-18650-Waterproof-IPX8-Torch-Cree/32831801319.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.7.2ebc764b4tiGa5&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_3_10152_10151_10065_10068_10344_10342_10343_10340_10341_10696_10084_10083_10618_10304_10307_10301_5711215_10313_10059_10534_100031_10103_10624_10623_10622_10621_10620,searchweb201603_25,ppcSwitch_2&algo_expid=806afd68-d45a-40af-b447-29cb3029eed3-1&algo_pvid=806afd68-d45a-40af-b447-29cb3029eed3&transAbTest=ae803_5&priceBeautifyAB=0

Sofirn Store has some discounts and coupons as well for their lights Wink

According to the current groupbuy, none of these are actually 90CRI due to manufacturer mistake. The real 90CRI version is being manufactured right now.

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I was dithering around looking at other items on the LiitoKala store last night and when I went to checkout, the price on the S1 had jumped back to $7.99 Sad

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I bought over $300 worth of flashlights from Ali. Among my most notable deal is two Sofirn SF11 for $32.48 shipped. I used a Sofirn store $2 coupon in conjunction with an Aliexpress select coupon of $4 off $30. These make great gifts since they use AA and the light output will surely impress the non flashlight enthusiasts.

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First time using Ali for me, I got the newbie $4 coupon to work but couldn’t figure out how to get the $2 sofirn coupon to work.
Figured it out after I had already placed my order. Facepalm
Ordered 2 sofirn sp10a’s, used paypal and they hit me up for $.80
Small amount to pay for full protection. Wink
Ordered last night and they shipped this morning.

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Today i ordered Sofirn SF36W, C8A and C8F.
Hard to ignore all those types of coupons.

cool i'll see you when you get there

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I will probably order C8T instead C8A, or maybe both. Big Smile

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Get both. There’s an additional $4 off $30 coupon you can exchange with coins

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Score one more today.

cool i'll see you when you get there

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Got a link for this one? Thanks

DENGOH wrote:
Score one more today. !{width:88%}https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/L7S4m7XBt-LrWLUmH10pI1GxM2YMaUJDcorQ5E...!

 عُمَانْ

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cool i'll see you when you get there

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