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Samsung 30Q 18650 3000mAh 15A Battery $3.49ea

The 18650battery store has the Samsung 30Q on their Deal Of The Day until Feb 27,2020

They are priced at $3.49 each

Buy 10 and they'll cost about $2.75 each

Enter the timmerz10 code at checkout and get added 5% off entire order.

https://www.18650batterystore.com/Samsung-18650-p/samsung-30q.htm

While you are on the site you can also order a Vapcell S4 Plus charger for $34.99 and not wait for one to ship from China

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Edited by: whatsthepoint on 02/15/2020 - 19:18
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I have not purchased anything from 18650batterystore. The pics look legitimate. Thumbs Up
Those are my goto batteries, Thank You for sharing this info Smile

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I bought 4 x 30Q from 18650batterystore at the normal $4.99 price a few weeks ago when the Molicell P42A 21700 was on sale.

The 30Qs charged to 4.19V and a discharge capacity test showed the cells between 3100mAh and 3200mAh.

I'm using them in triple LED S2+ builds and an S2+ with an SST40.

Maybe the only cell slightly better is the Sony VCT6 for high current needs.

I've purchased from them several times and have yet to be disappointed or have an issue.

Their shipping costs are very reasonable too.My orders get to Texas in 2 days when shipped(USPS Ground).

I've had most orders ship the same day as ordered

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Shipping to AUS kills it unfortunately

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Does it ship to Philippines

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Off topic, can you please explain the difference (beside the capacity) in Samsung 18650 model Q like this one vs E model, like INR18650-35E?

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LEDicrous wrote:
Off topic, can you please explain the difference (deside the capacity) in Samsung 18650 model Q like this one vs E model, like INR18650-35E?

30Q review 

35E review 

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I ordered 4 Sanyo's from the store a few weeks ago and the shipping was the same for me, time-wise. Shipping cost is very fair.

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If you order at least 10 pcs, it goes down to $2.75/each.

I also need a charger and the Vapcell S4 Plus mentioned earlier looks decent. Is there any other charger you guys would recommend?

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GDF wrote:
If you order at least 10 pcs, it goes down to $2.75/each. I also need a charger and the Vapcell S4 Plus mentioned earlier looks decent. Is there any other charger you guys would recommend?

 

Even with shipping to Canada, if you order 10 pcs, price ends up 30% less than we can get them up here for, so pretty good deal.

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Nachtfeuerzeug wrote:

LEDicrous wrote:
Off topic, can you please explain the difference (beside the capacity) in Samsung 18650 model Q like this one vs E model, like INR18650-35E?

30Q review 


35E review 

Thanks but the reviews are super complicate. I you know them well can you explain in simple terms the difference between Q and E models? And in particular, why I should buy one vs the other?

EDIT: searching a bit by Google, landed on this page https://www.18650batterystore.com/Best-18650-Battery-Guide-s/142.htm
which show a summary table of various models. I see the main difference is the Continuous Discharge Rating (CDR), 8A for model E and 15A for model Q.

Not sure what are the other implications in practice (safety, durability, etc.) but I think the lower powered model is more suitable for my modest needs.

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klrman wrote:

GDF wrote:
If you order at least 10 pcs, it goes down to $2.75/each. I also need a charger and the Vapcell S4 Plus mentioned earlier looks decent. Is there any other charger you guys would recommend?

 


Even with shipping to Canada, if you order 10 pcs, price ends up 30% less than we can get them up here for, so pretty good deal.

I think the quantity discount on the 30Q’s will be short lived, since the LG HG2 are also on sale for $3.99 but there is no additional discount for those when ordering 10 pcs.

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LEDicrous wrote:
Nachtfeuerzeug wrote:

LEDicrous wrote:
Off topic, can you please explain the difference (beside the capacity) in Samsung 18650 model Q like this one vs E model, like INR18650-35E?

30Q review 


35E review 

Thanks but the reviews are super complicate. I you know them well can you explain in simple terms the difference between Q and E models? And in particular, why I should buy one vs the other?

EDIT: searching a bit by Google, landed on this page https://www.18650batterystore.com/Best-18650-Battery-Guide-s/142.htm
which show a summary table of various models. I see the main difference is the Continuous Discharge Rating (CDR), 8A for model E and 15A for model Q.

Not sure what are the other implications in practice (safety, durability, etc.) but I think the lower powered model is more suitable for my modest needs.

30Q = high current 3000mAh
35E = medium current 35000mAh

Neither has protection

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I just put an order in for 10 x 30Q($27.50) and a Vapcell S4 Plus charger($34.99)

I know I don't really need another charger but.....

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LEDicrous, what flashlights do you have?

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Nachtfeuerzeug wrote:

LEDicrous, what flashlights do you have?


I don’t have any beside some crappy lights I got on eBay before I know about this forum. I was advised to buy S2+ with Nichia 219c, 6*7135 driver. Or a Sofirn SP40. Didn’t order anything yet b/c long shipping delay due to Covid-19.

Currently I use my eBay light at medium brightness and the maybe bad 18650 cell that comes with it. I only need light to walk/hike in the evening. So far those eBay lights are enough actually. I am just annoyed by the cold light and the lack of memory mode.

I know low lower would be plentiful enough for me. But I do prefer good CRI or warm temperatures LED and good 18650 cells.

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I just placed my first order with this store. I bought ten Samsung 30Qs (to get the volume discount), a Vapcell S4 Plus charger, and a few other items. I did a Google search to see if there was any coupon code and found this one: timmerz10. Using that code knocked 5% off which covered nearly half of my shipping cost.

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[/quote] I don't have any beside some crappy lights I got on eBay before I know about this forum. I was advised to buy S2+ with Nichia 219c, 6*7135 driver. Or a Sofirn SP40. Didn't order anything yet b/c long shipping delay due to Covid-19. Currently I use my eBay light at medium brightness and the maybe bad 18650 cell that comes with it. I only need light to walk/hike in the evening. So far those eBay lights are enough actually. I am just annoyed by the cold light and the lack of memory mode. I know low lower would be plentiful enough for me. But I do prefer good CRI or warm temperatures LED and good 18650 cells.[/quote]

If you decide to buy an S2+ and you opt for one with 6*7135 or 8*7135 the driver will be soldered to the brass pill making it difficult to remove the driver if you later want to change the driver and LED.

The S2+ with 4*7135 does not have the driver soldered to the pill.There is a brass locking ring that makes it much easier to remove the driver should anything go wrong or a change is desired.

My favorite off the shelf S2+ is with the 5000k SST40 LED but your taste may be for a warmer tint than 5000K with more yellow in it.

The S2+ with an SST40 at this time is only in 6500k and 5000k;nothing warmer?

I own a Sofirn SP40 but IMO the S2+ is a better purchase.

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AbnInfantry wrote:
I just placed my first order with this store. I bought ten Samsung 30Qs (to get the volume discount), a Vapcell S4 Plus charger, and a few other items. I did a Google search to see if there was any coupon code and found this one: timmerz10. Using that code knocked 5% off which covered nearly half of my shipping cost.

Entering the code timmerz10 worked for me each time I've ordered.to get additional 5% off the entire order.

Sometimes it will show as not valid code but when entered again it works.

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I have bought cells from 18650batterystore.com quite a few times, always authentic cells with good prices. No complaints from me… Wink

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Ok, one complaint…
… they have too much that I need/want (another $71.82 down the flashlight hole!)

That charger looked to good to pass up, my MiBoxer is tired. Big Smile

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DB Custom wrote:
Ok, one complaint... ... they have too much that I need/want (another $71.82 down the flashlight hole!) That charger looked to good to pass up, my MiBoxer is tired. :D

I feel lucky then,I dropped about 10 bucks less than you this time but the battery deals keep on coming.

Last month it was the Molicell P42A 21700 for $4.99 each($2.50 off)

The US economy is booming thanks to flashaholics!

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whatsthepoint wrote:

I just put an order in for 10 × 30Q($27.50) and a Vapcell S4 Plus charger($34.99)


I know I don’t really need another charger but…..

I did the same, then I went over to IMRBatteries and picked up a few LG MJ1 18650 3500mAh 10A Battery – Protected Button Top cells for $3.99 each and a few other sale items. Big Smile

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I did the same, then I went over to IMRBatteries and picked up a few LG MJ1 18650 3500mAh 10A Battery – Protected Button Top cells for $3.99 each and a few other sale items.

So much for my not needing any more batteries. I just went to that store and bought ten LG MJ1 18650 3500 mAh unprotected button top cells @ $2.99 each. I normally use Sanyo NCR18650GA 3500 mAh cells, but $2.99 for similar button top cells was too good a price to pass up.

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TexasToasted wrote:
whatsthepoint wrote:

I just put an order in for 10 x 30Q($27.50) and a Vapcell S4 Plus charger($34.99)

I know I don't really need another charger but.....

I did the same, then I went over to IMRBatteries and picked up a few "LG MJ1 18650 3500mAh 10A Battery - Protected Button Top cells":https://www.imrbatteries.com/sale/ for $3.99 each and a few other sale items. :D

I've bought a few things from IMR and even contemplated taking the 3 hour drive to Houston  but it never came to pass.

Maybe during the summer and take in an Astro's game at the same time.

I'll also need an excuse to drive up to Arlington to see the new stadium.

I'm 100% behind supporting businesses here in the US before ordering on AE or BG.

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I didn’t even know they were in Houston! Or I forgot. I’m getting old and don’t remember what I’ve forgotten Big Smile
I work 15 minutes away from them.

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Whatsthepoint, sounds like you may be close to me, I’m about a half hour South of Waco.

I hear ya Texas Toasted, your name sounds good for me too, memory is toasted! Lol

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Whatsthepoint, sounds like you may be close to me, I’m about a half hour South of Waco. I hear ya Texas Toasted, your name sounds good for me too, memory is toasted! Lol

It would take me about 1 1/2 hrs to drive to Waco up 35.

Was there not long ago to the Texas Ranger Museum.

I'm about a quarter mile outside NW Austin in Williamson County and maybe 10 miles west from Route 35 at Georgetown/Round Rock

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Thanks got 5 and vapecell S4 charger.

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AbnInfantry wrote:
So much for my not needing any more batteries. I just went to that store and bought ten LG MJ1 18650 3500 mAh unprotected button top cells @ $2.99 each. I normally use Sanyo NCR18650GA 3500 mAh cells, but $2.99 for similar button top cells was too good a price to pass up.

I got 4 of the protected button tops for my lights that use series cells, like my Nitecore EC4GT, and I also got 4 of the unprotected button tops just because they are $2.99. I may be retiring my box of laptop pulls soon.
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Got 4 Samsung 30Q and Vapecell s4 Plus Charger.

Thanks!

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