IMR MNKE 26650 from efestbattery - FAKE

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IMR MNKE 26650 from efestbattery - FAKE

Bought 2pcs about 2 months ago,but tested them few days ago(fool).

2 discharge cycles,just to be sure,but 1st-2nd discharge graphs are more-less identical.

The “green” one has almost ok capacity,but voltage drops faster than mnke datasheet says.Maybe old,rejected ect. mnke with high internal resistance.

The “red-blue” is absolutely terrible in every aspect,low capacity,high resistance,and pretty hot at just 5amps.Totally different cell,and not even close to mnke spec.

Send message to efest,no response,but what’s interesting,from today there are two mnke26650’s on efest(different weight)!

New list,12.5$:

http://www.efestbattery.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=963

Old,10.32$:

http://www.efestbattery.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=57_67&p...

Since 45days from payment is past,and no response from efestbattery(but I’m sure they read the message!),I’ll probably never see my money.But I hope this will save your money.

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Thanks for posting your results.Smile

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Well that sucks.
Appreciate the heads up to the community.

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we all get unlucky on some of the deals, but thanks for posting.

ps. it doesn’t make you a fool, it just makes them liars.

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I too would like a good source of some high quality IMRs. My big mag takes 7 MNKE cells and one of them has lost capacity. So I would like to get another set. The King Kongs you can find on FT are good but not at all.a replacement for IMRs. Maybe FT can get ahold of some good 26650 IMRs for us.

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lawallac wrote:
I too would like a good source of some high quality IMRs. My big mag takes 7 MNKE cells and one of them has lost capacity. So I would like to get another set. The King Kongs you can find on FT are good but not at all.a replacement for IMRs. Maybe FT can get ahold of some good 26650 IMRs for us.

Juiceray.com has the 18650 MNKEs and will soon be stocking the 26650s.
I know for a fact that he buys the MNKEs, directly from the factory and not efest. He does, however stock efest batteries also.
http://www.juiceray.com/MNKE-IMR-18650-p/mnke-18650.htm

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Ordered something from efestbattery.com a few months ago, received nothing, and no communication at all. Avoid.

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higbvuyb wrote:
Ordered something from efestbattery.com a few months ago, received nothing, and no communication at all. Avoid.

+1

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lawallac wrote:
I too would like a good source of some high quality IMRs. My big mag takes 7 MNKE cells and one of them has lost capacity. So I would like to get another set. The King Kongs you can find on FT are good but not at all.a replacement for IMRs. Maybe FT can get ahold of some good 26650 IMRs for us.

Powerizer's are insane! I just got 2 in and best I got, beats KK's, beats the SONY 50A, beats a MOLI I got, beats the MNKE IMR's I got...

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/2pcs-3-65V-INR26650P-01-3-65V-3500mAh-Cylindrica...

These look very similar,if they are real,this will be good source for non-us people.

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You have probably very low experience in ordering “something similar” from china…