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Where to find batteries State side

I’m sure everyone has seen the thread related to Battery Restrictions Again so I was hoping we could get a thread going for deals, availability, and new listings that are shippable in (or to) the US.

I, for one, have had trouble finding descent 18650’s at a reasonable price that ship from the US (a lot of crap-fire’s).

Any listings of commercial sellers would be helpful!

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Illumination Supply and Mtn Electronics.  Both are active here.  

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leaftye wrote:

Illumination Supply and Mtn Electronics.  Both are active here.  


+1

Also both have great customer service, cannot go wrong with either.

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You guys can’t possibly tell me that those are the only two retailers that you go through…. I’ve purchased throught mtn electronics (not illumin supply yet) and they are great companies to buy from. But they are sold out on may batteries right now.

For instance, I need a panasonic NCR18650B, unprotected flat top and both stores are sold out of them currently. There has to be another retailer….

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We are a specialty market and known for buying things overseas. it is entirely possible to high quality cells and high end supplies they are the only US based sellers.

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You can try calling your local vape/ e-cig shops but don’t know if they will be reasonably priced.

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Yourrid wrote:
You guys can’t possibly tell me that those are the only two retailers that you go through…. I’ve purchased throught mtn electronics (not illumin supply yet) and they are great companies to buy from. But they are sold out on may batteries right now.

For instance, I need a panasonic NCR18650B, unprotected flat top and both stores are sold out of them currently. There has to be another retailer….

Actually a lot of the USA members here are now just getting NOS Laptop battery packs and doing pulls from them.
Much better prices than Overseas or USA Vendors of single batteries and still great quality cells.

Right here was a smokin’ deal posted yesterday;
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/32517

Now go get em!

If you Have to have the Panasonics, then here;
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-NEW-PANASONIC-NCR18650B-LI-ION-BATTERY-3400mAh-3-7v-18650-JAPAN-/370822999500?pt=US_Rechargeable_Batteries&hash=item5656c5edcc
No, they are not as cheap as Mountain, that’s why he is sold out Smile

Stock up when he does get them if you want to save $
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RTDVapor

In fact..hit up vaper stores man and vaper deal websites…sure gotta sift thru all the e-cig stuff…but they offer TONS of deals on VERY good batteries

http://vaporjoe.blogspot.com/search?q=+batteries

Heck..like this
http://vaporjoe.blogspot.com/2014/07/50amp-panasonics-cgr26650a-50amp-26...
50Amp Panasonics 2x for $24~
http://vaporjoe.blogspot.com/2014/06/double-down-2-x-efest-35amp-2500mah...
35A Efest 2x for $19~

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Yourrid wrote:
You guys can't possibly tell me that those are the only two retailers that you go through.... I've purchased throught mtn electronics (not illumin supply yet) and they are great companies to buy from. But they are sold out on may batteries right now. For instance, I need a panasonic NCR18650B, unprotected flat top and both stores are sold out of them currently. There has to be another retailer....

They are actually the only two domestic vendors I buy individual batteries from.  These vendors support our hobby very well, so I stick with them when I can even if it means waiting.  Of course waiting is easier when you already have lots of batteries.

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Hi,

md-lightsource has some Xtars (I think there’s a BLF code, maybe someone here knows?):

http://www.md-lightsource.com/Batteries_c12.htm

And batteryjunction.com (has promo code HAPPY4TH):

http://www.batteryjunction.com/18650.html

Maybe try Ebay:

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_sacat=0&_from=R40&_nkw=imr+18650&rt=nc&L...

EDIT:

Lighthound:

http://www.lighthound.com/Li-Ion-Unprotected-Batteries_c_25.html