Where do i buy good 26650 high drain cells?

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Woah dang! Ok Orbtronics it is thanks all!

I don’t have much experience with Efest. I’m not sure if I trust them since the batteries under the wrapper can vary over time and their ratings are sometimes incorrect. So I’m very skeptical about that brand.

Well then he could get the Ijoy[D=26.22mm] 26650 4200mAh OR The Golisi[D=26.0mm] 26650 4300 mAh[least V sag of them all].The Shockli[D=26.0mm] 26650 4300 . That is not easy to get in the USA,,,especially at a good price.

The Ijoy is the most accessible of the Two. The Golisi is very expensive if you buy from a USA vape shop,,,,,,,,,,,,would have to get it overseas!.

I checked out the Liitokala and it is also too big[D=26.8mm] according to HKJ’S review.

My hometown dealer[Liionwholesale] is out of the Ijoy.

I think his best bet is the Efest, either that or pay more money or wait and buy from China.

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Thanks Wolfdog.

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Ok everyone. I have one Efest purple and it works great in the ODF30. I wasn’t sure where to find them, but now I do thanks to Wolfdog. Never heard of mahbattery.com before.

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I checked out the Liitokala and it is also too big[D=26.8mm] according to HKJ’S review.

My hometown dealer[Liionwholesale] is out of the Ijoy.


Hmmm, HKJ’s specs may be a little off or maybe the cells vary. My Liitokala cyan are about 25.3-25.4 and fit the ODF30 just barely. It’s a tight air seal. The cells slide in and out slowly due to tight fit, but they do fit.

Looks like they just sold out. They were in stock on the 5th when I recommended them in post 12.

The Aspire 4300 still looks to be in stock.

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Sorry for reviving an old thread. Does anyone know if the Shockli IMR 26650 5500mah will fit a Lumintop ODL20C?

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I purchased four imren purple 4200 mah 26650 batteries at wholesale price locally at perfect vape warehouse, online they cost much more but I have had excellent results with these batteries in my ft03.

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Does Aspire is same as golisi and shocklii?

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Does Aspire is same as golisi and shockli?

Different.
Golisi 4300 is good.
Shockli 4300 green is good.
Aspire 4300 is good.
iJoy 4200 is good.
All close in performance. Good high drain cells.

Shockli 4200 purple, not as good.

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When you look at HKJ’s 26650 comparator, Shocklii 5500 vs shocklii 4300mah(green) graph look very weird. At below 15amp discharge, Voltage sag still in favour to the Shocklii 5500mah. But when it come to above 15amp discharge, the 4300mah(green) can handle heavy load. That why I change my mind, 5500mah look very strong for me….

Edit: its Shocklii 26650 4300mah (green) imho typo Facepalm

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When you look at HKJ’s 26650 comparator, Shocklii 5500 vs shocklii 4500mah grap look very weird. At below 15amp discharge, Voltage sag still in favour to the Shocklii 5500mah. But when it come to above 15amp discharge, the 4500mah can handle heavy load. That why I change my mind, 5500mah look very strong for me….

I don’t see a Shockli 4500mah.

The 5500mah is a fairly new (couple years old) high capacity cell that is still pretty good at delivering amperage despite being high capacity.

Since only smaller companies make 26650, they usually can’t get very high capacity, but they can still get good high drain performance.

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Anyone know what Sofirn SP33 tubes are like? Would a the new SP33 V3 take one of those “fat” cells?

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Vapcell 26650 battery 4200mAh 32A https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32870546544.html
Can’t find any review of this. Vapcell seems to rate their cells amp draw somewhat reasonable.

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Fedos wrote:
Anyone know what Sofirn SP33 tubes are like? Would a the new SP33 V3 take one of those “fat” cells?

I don’t know if the version 3 tube is going to be the same as version 2. I’ve got the version 2 and there is no problem using a shockli 5500.

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Vapcell 26650 battery 4200mAh 32A https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32870546544.html Can't find any review of this. Vapcell seems to rate their cells amp draw somewhat reasonable.
Mooch has tested it. It's a good cell with accurate ratings.

 

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JasonWW wrote:
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Anyone know what Sofirn SP33 tubes are like? Would a the new SP33 V3 take one of those "fat" cells?
I don't know if the version 3 tube is going to be the same as version 2. I've got the version 2 and there is no problem using a shockli 5500.

I have tested the below mentioned batteries in my SP33 V2. All of them fitted except for the protected Keeppower 6.000mAh on the right end.

 

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JasonWW wrote:
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Anyone know what Sofirn SP33 tubes are like? Would a the new SP33 V3 take one of those “fat” cells?
I don’t know if the version 3 tube is going to be the same as version 2. I’ve got the version 2 and there is no problem using a shockli 5500.
JasonWW]<p>[quote=RapidLux]Vapcell 26650 battery 4200mAh 32A https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32870546544.html Can't find any review of this. Vapcell seems to rate their cells amp draw somewhat reasonable.[quote=Lux-Perpetua wrote:

I have tested the below mentioned batteries in my SP33 V2. All of them fitted except for the protected Keeppower 6.000mAh on the right end.


 


Thanks. Is the Sofirn battery itself “fat”. From the picture it looks about the same a the Shockli.

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Is the Sofirn battery itself “fat”. From the picture it looks about the same a the Shockli.

I have the Sofirn HD 5000mah button top, it’s a normal size cell. Just a tad smaller in diameter than the Shockli 5500. I don’t know about the normal Sofirn 5500mah.

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I contacted PLB and got some samples of PLB 5000mAh 26650(the 5500mAh was discontinued)

the 5000mAh cells works well on SP33, SP33 V3, but they are flat top, so they won’t work well on SP70 directly.

If sofirn rebrand these batteries, I am not sure if they will be too fat for the flashlight tube.

What’s your ideas? Do you like PLB 5000mAh 26650 HD cell to be used in SP33 V3 and SP70?

Or do you prefer using 21700 for SP33 series and SP70?

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I wonder why PLB would discontinue their best battery?

I’ve never heard of their 5000mah. Do you know if it’s new or maybe currently being sold by other companies?

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JasonWW wrote:
I wonder why PLB would discontinue their best battery?

I’ve never heard of their 5000mah. Do you know if it’s new or maybe currently being sold by other companies?

I was told the sales of 5500mAh is not good, the last inventory runned out in Oct.

PLB’s 26650 batteries are for battery powered cars or for factory. Even if flasholics like 5500mAh HD 26650 very much. The sales is not big for PLB. That’s what I am guessing.

The guy contacted me after I emailed PLB official email address, so I think it’s factory direct. Maybe some dealers have inventory.

Anybody help confirm this “discontinued 550mAh HD 26650 from PLB”?

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Barry0892 wrote:
I contacted PLB and got some samples of PLB 5000mAh 26650(the 5500mAh was discontinued)

the 5000mAh cells works well on SP33, SP33 V3, but they are flat top, so they won’t work well on SP70 directly.

If sofirn rebrand these batteries, I am not sure if they will be too fat for the flashlight tube.

What’s your ideas? Do you like PLB 5000mAh 26650 HD cell to be used in SP33 V3 and SP70?

Or do you prefer using 21700 for SP33 series and SP70?

I want to use the battery with biggest possible capacity, provided the performance is adequate.

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I like the shocklii 26650 5500mah and already place another order on AE.Why would they discontinue? Hmmm…probably they come out a new one, much more better…

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hasddie293 wrote:
I like the shocklii 26650 5500mah and already place another order on AE.Why would they discontinue? Hmmm…probably they come out a new one, much more better…

They don’t mention that on their website. They just show the smaller capacity 5000mah, and the specs for that one are not so great, they show 10A continuous discharge. The 5500mah was 15A, so that’s disappointing.

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