Massive post on where to get lithium-ion batteries everywhere in the world! Look at Post 2-5 for info, And Canada Post 123

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Umpi2000
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Hey guys, I specifically want a vapcell 16340 that can be purchased in the UK with quick delivery in the UK. It wouldn’t hurt if I can also get 25R’s or VTC5a’s from the same place. Any advise please?

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Some very good new for Canadians.

A new seller has appeared:
https://18650canada.com/

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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BlueSwordM wrote:
Some very good new for Canadians.

A new seller has appeared:
https://18650canada.com/

I wonder how it compares to the price from Illum.com? I just got an order for 8 cells (4 35E’s and 4 30Q’s), which came to $55.42 US including the $17.50 shipping charge.

I can’t tell what 18650canada charges for shipping, since they require me to fill out too much stuff to get a quote (I’m lazy). And, do they charge tax? All my orders from Illum have come in about a week, with no tax or fees.

So, for 8 cells, I got charged $55.42 US which is about $74 Canadian. About $9.25 CND per cell.

18650canada seems to be about $7 per cell. If they charge tax, it would be about $8. What’s the shipping charge, and do they charge tax?

Anyway, it’s good to have someone else in the game.

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81,31$CA for 10× 30Qs.

Other cells are cheaper for some reason.

It’s the complete opposite of US sellers.

Seems he isn’t targeting the same type of demographic as pure lithium-ion cells sellers or Illumn.

He is targeting vapers, which is why high drain cells are so expensive compared to the other ones.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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BlueSwordM wrote:
81,31$CA for 10× 30Qs.

Is that the total price you paid, including shipping and any taxes (was there?)?

If so, that’s not bad. It’s cheaper than Illum. I just tried that 10×30Q order at Illum, and it comes out to $64.90 USD, which is about $86.50 CND.

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Includes everything, and doesn’t have taxes.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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BlueSwordM wrote:
Includes everything, and doesn’t have taxes.

Okay, not too bad, then. When you get them, let us know if they test as genuine 30Q’s.

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@ BlueSwordM;
Have some cells from China. Reading your posts, I think these would pass CBSA?
Backstory;
Ordered some 18650GA’s from FastTech in April, they acknowledged shipped May 23rd. Seems to be using Aliya’s method of DHL ground from Greensboro NC (drop shipping?). The tracking estimated delivery by last Friday (June 7th). Still “En route” (In transit). DHL tracking not very detailed. Do they hand over to local postal service or use their courrier?

I had given hope as had a series of mishaps with some Chinese orders. Originally ordered a MiBoxer C-6000 and later found the item to be discontinued. The batteries were part of the order. The charger: went with C4-12A which is now in Mississauga.
Fast Tech pricing quite good – $26.45 CAD (shipped) for the 4 cells. A tad less than Aliya.

BTW what is your battery analyser? Much better than my inline mini USB tester.

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