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tanstaafl
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Recommend me a battery

Hi I have just purchased a Sofirm SP70 and am looking for 2 × 26650 batteries… preferably HD 26650 cells

I understand they have to be button top and unprotected (feel free to correct me)

I found these

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Sofirn-High-Discharge-26650-Battery-5000...

Any good ??

Cheers in advance

Edited by: tanstaafl on 05/19/2019 - 19:00
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These would be your best bet for high drain and very high capacity:
https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Shockli-26650-5500mAh-3-7V-li-i...

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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BlueSwordM wrote:
These would be your best bet for high drain and very high capacity:
https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Shockli-26650-5500mAh-3-7V-li-i...

+1

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Cheers Both Big Smile

Found them on Ebay UK for a few quid more (Torchy the Battery Boy) just because I wanted them before the torch arrived lol

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Protected button top 18650s worked for me. That was all I had at the time that was long enough. Now I have flat top 26650s w neomag for spacer. Working well. Will likely get some button top unprotected 26650s eventually.

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@peg matite, have you thought about using something like this instead:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Connector-for-flat-battery-series-instea...

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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BlueSwordM wrote:
@peg matite, have you thought about using something like this instead: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Connector-for-flat-battery-series-instea...

Hadn’t seen that before. Thanks. Flexibility versus solder blobs. Can still use the cells in single-cell lights needing flat tops. I had them (green Shockli 26650s) in a couple of D4Ss. Now I have them in the SP70 and rotate a black Shockli 26650 amongst the D4Ss.

I hope thick enough though. Only 2.5 mm. I may give it a try. Mag adds about 4 to 5 mm.