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The batteries are fake, I would never buy any kind UltraFire batteries in the first place.

The flashlight is probably legit, looks like quality might have been too loose though. Products and designs can change slightly from time to time, sometimes because of improvements or other times to cut costs.

Mail them with your complaints, perhaps ask for a partial refund as sending them back for a full refund often costs too much in shipping.

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The batteries are fake, I would never buy any kind UltraFire batteries in the first place.

The flashlight is probably legit, looks like quality might have been too loose though. Products and designs can change slightly from time to time, sometimes because of improvements or other times to cut costs.

Mail them with your complaints, perhaps ask for a partial refund as sending them back for a full refund often costs too much in shipping.

I think flashlight is fake too, the light of flashlight is also very weak.

Please check pictures in here:

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/3603


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I would agree it’s fake. It’s same as the cheapo z5 from dinodirect.

Pretty good vacuum seal on that sucker, though.

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All UF batteries are sorta fake nowadays….

Even TF ones could be faked, more cases…. Not sure about the light, there were cases of TF-3T6 fakes floating around only only from a single seller but multiple ones.

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Mine’s dark grey and looks nothing like that. Very poor quality. The batteries are crap but you would expect that. I assume the charger was legit.

 

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I also got 2 blue “WARNINA” 18650 last year, they were both reused IMR cells, 600 mAh.

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Sorry man.Yours looks like the one I received from Dino Direct. Mine works fine and I paid $15 so I got what I paid for.
What your experiencing is the down side of the Budget Flashlight Game. Sometimes you win sometimes you lose. I have lost a few times myself.

If you used Pay Pal then you could make a claim. I would imagine that the ‘This is a fake’ claim won’t get you very far , I would suggest claiming that it wont work or they sent you the wrong item. Real and Fake don’t translate well into Mandarin.
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They sent you the cheaper version as for a replacement or a full refund.

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bikenber73 wrote:
Sorry man.Yours looks like the one I received from Dino Direct. Mine works fine and I paid $15 so I got what I paid for.
What your experiencing is the down side of the Budget Flashlight Game. Sometimes you win sometimes you lose. I have lost a few times myself.

If you used Pay Pal then you could make a claim. I would imagine that the ‘This is a fake’ claim won’t get you very far , I would suggest claiming that it wont work or they sent you the wrong item. Real and Fake don’t translate well into Mandarin.
Good Luck

The dino light was actually pretty decent. The only complaint I have is the mod spacing (100/50/25) and shitty memory (2min kind). It’s maybe not a $30 light, but I would’ve fine with $20.

If anyone’s light is “brown” like the photo above, then it’s not the same thing.

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Actually what’s funny here is that when there were too many copies, good sellers started putting “genuine” on the real thing just so you know. Now some folks are putting them on fakes, too, LOL. Tragedy of the commons.

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“Warnina” That’s so full of fail.

Sorry for your luck, thanks for the warning.

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RE: I am not going to use them, I didn’t test them I just took a few pictures thats all.

I use them, they are still usable thanks to low resistance chemistry. just small capacity.

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Good to know PP helped you with your case Smile
On the other hand, next time ask us Smile I have seen dozen of stuff named same way (i.e. Original, genuine, etc.). You need to understand that most of those online stores don’t know/see the difference between good and bad items (cells/batts, etc.). As someone said before, sometimes you win and sometimes you lose, it’s a budget lottery :bigsmile:
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Xtar sucks. I recently purchased both a WP6II and a MP1S since they had done well in reviews. My WP6II will say they are done at 4.11 volts and then if I put it back in it will just keep on charging it. I tested it and it went all the way up to 4.3 until I stopped the test. My MP1S stops charging at 4.09 and then just refuses to continue charging. I had thought these would be good chargers to replace my Intellicharge I4 but they suck and I will continue to use the I4. 

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Looks original. Bestvaping is definitely a good company to deal with, the disadvantage is you have to wait for an invoice. If you're in the US you can order it from lighthound and get it much quicker. 

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f42 wrote:
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Looks original. Bestvaping is definitely a good company to deal with, the disadvantage is you have to wait for an invoice. If you're in the US you can order it from lighthound and get it much quicker. 

Thanks I will contact them, by the way where did you get xtar chargers from ? Maybe they are fake too :)

I got them from HIDCanada, I doubt they are fake. I think Xtar just isn't that great. 

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I don't have an Xtar charger so I can't comment but my experience with Xtar flashlights (several) and batteries (only purchased their 18700's) has been nothing short of spectacular.  I will freely acknowledge that a trusted manufacturer/seller can poop a stinker - although uncommon, I've received pure trash from Solarforce on more than one occasion but my affection for the brand remains, and is justified.  So it is with Xtar as well.

 

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I would agree with you foy but 2 out of 2 isn't very good odds...

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I agree.  If I was two for two with a company, they wouldn't see much more of Foy.

Actually, I can be pretty brutal after even one bad experience.  I'm certain there are fantastic Sky Ray flashlights and I have witnessed many enthusiastic owners.  But because my one and only purchase (818/triple T6) was one step above a train wreck, I haven't clicked a Sky Ray link since.  Apparently, I got the wrong version but I'm not willing to try again.

I totally understand.

 

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Just filed a pp dispute with lightmall too,

bought led driver over a month, no nothing & no response to cobtacs

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Oh wow . . . you know what?  I just remembered; the Sky Ray disaster I spoke of above, I bought it from Lightmalls.  Completely forgot until now.  Not trying to pile on but, I've gotten a lot better for $57.

Yep, Foy is definitely on board with the OP.

 

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