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18650 Battery Store - 4.99 Samsung 40T3

Just thought I would note that the Samsung 40T3 is only 4.99 from 8.99, that’s a decent saving.

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Great price But Shipping ruins it!Especially if you only need a couple batteries.

$9.60 is cheapest rate.

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Thanks for the heads up. Ordered one of those 21700 cells, and 2 Molicel M35A 18650s as those were 4.99 each as well. Shipping is steep, but whatya do.

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Cochise334ever wrote:
Great price But Shipping ruins it!Especially if you only need a couple batteries.

$9.60 is cheapest rate.

Then you have a bargain lol try living in New Zealand. I buy bulk from 18650BS and for 100pcs it’s $156 usd which is roughly $240 nzd

Local shipping here is 15+ for dangerous goods, so consider 9.40 a cheap price Smile

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Funtastic wrote:
Cochise334ever wrote:
Great price But Shipping ruins it!Especially if you only need a couple batteries.

$9.60 is cheapest rate.

Then you have a bargain lol try living in New Zealand. I buy bulk from 18650BS and for 100pcs it’s $156 usd which is roughly $240 nzd

Local shipping here is 15+ for dangerous goods, so consider 9.40 a cheap price Smile

Another perk of living in USA.

I understand what you are saying. Wink I only compare to what is available in my primary residence..USA.

I get most of my batteries with No shipping cost at Liionwholesale because my brother lives close to there and walks in.I get P42A for $5.86.Just as good as 40T. When I visit him I get my order. Cool

When I take into account what you pay..yes, I feel fortunate.

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I ordered a dozen cells (40T, P35, Epoch 18350’s) as soon as I saw their email. Really didn’t need that many, but the scarcity of quality cells on the market lately kinda forces your hand when they come available. Yea, shipping costs are painful, but ordering the dozen took some of the bite out (little over a buck per cell). Beats paying upwards of $10 – $12+ per shipped cell (if you could even find what you needed) like they have been from most retailers in the recent months.

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They had some very good prices for BF/CM discount campaign. Here’s what I picked up:

Brand / Model Size mAh amp Price
Molicel P26A 18650 2600 35A $3.49
Molicel M35A 18650 3500 10A $4.99
Molicel P42A 21700 4200 45A $4.99
Epoch IMR 18350 1100 9A $2.99
Epoch 30P 18650 3000 15A $3.99
Samsung (40T3) 21700 4000 35A $4.99

They threw in a “Tactical Flashlightby 18650 Battery Store for free ($10 retail) with orders over $25. They’ve got no specs on the site. Looks like an old Fenix P3D clone. Tubular shape makes for easy backup light—great for tossing in the car. Install a plastic disc barrier to cut the battery contact and the thing can sit safely for long periods. Reviews indicate 5 modes (3 brightness levels, SOS, and strobe) with a GITD tailcap.

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You got the the tube light with your order? Hmm. Mine came with a zoomie. It’s only slightly better than the last one I got from them (that one went in the recycle bin, yuck). Figure I’ll save it as a vampire for over the hill cells. Your right, good deals.

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Is it true that the lights are included to circumvent certain Li-Ion shipping regulations? But AFAIK that’s an international or USPS domestic thing.

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TIFisher wrote:
You got the the tube light with your order? Hmm. Mine came with a zoomie. It’s only slightly better than the last one I got from them (that one went in the recycle bin, yuck). Figure I’ll save it as a vampire for over the hill cells. Your right, good deals.
I just placed my order 2 days ago so I’ve not gotten it yet, and the flashlight I described is what’s shown on their website. They didn’t show a zoomie. I hope I don’t end up with one— don’t like those things.
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The batteries arrived on Saturday. Good packing job. The flashlight is pretty much what I expected… a Fenix P3D knock-off. Very simple. Meh anodizing. GITD cap doesn’t glow much at all. Tint is somewhere between 6000k ~ 6500k. It’s not bad for free. Will be used as a spare.

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xevious wrote:
The batteries arrived on Saturday. Good packing job. The flashlight is pretty much what I expected… a Fenix P3D knock-off. Very simple. Meh anodizing. GITD cap doesn’t glow much at all. Tint is somewhere between 6000k ~ 6500k. It’s not bad for free. Will be used as a spare.

That’s actually tempting. I still use a P3D as my bedside light- I wouldn’t mind having another like it.

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Perception wrote:
That’s actually tempting. I still use a P3D as my bedside light- I wouldn’t mind having another like it.
Just to be clear, it’s a clone knock-off and quite below Fenix in terms of quality. But for the price paid, I’d say it’s very acceptable (FREE!).
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That Samsung 21700 40T is a very nice cell. It really does seem to perform closely to the Molicel 21700 P42A at 45A, so the 35A spec may be accurate. The Samsung 40T has 4000mAh, but at the same price the Molicel P42A delivers 10A more and 200mAh more. I don’t think you could go wrong with either one.