Molicel 4200 mah 45A 21700 for ft03 xhp50.2? Best price/source?

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Molicel 4200 mah 45A 21700 for ft03 xhp50.2? Best price/source?

Will these batteries provide good performance for the XHP version FT03? And can I run them without an adapter?

What is the max current draw of that light?

Are their any 26650 batteries which will provide a better blend of capacity and current delivery?

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I think I am going with Vapcell 26650 purple cells “5900 mah”.

They are rated for 20A continuous, is that enough?

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In a FT03, using a 26650 would make more sense since you can get more capacity out of it. The Vapcell 26650 5500mah and 5900mah is the same cell. The 5500mah is the more recent rewrap where Vapcell prefers under rating it than over rating. I tested about 5900mah in several of the Vapcell 5500mah. They are actually the same cell as the famous Shockli 5500mah 26650

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SKV89 wrote:
In a FT03, using a 26650 would make more sense since you can get more capacity out of it. The Vapcell 26650 5500mah and 5900mah is the same cell. The 5500mah is the more recent rewrap where Vapcell prefers under rating it than over rating. I tested about 5900mah in several of the Vapcell 5500mah. They are actually the same cell as the famous Shockli 5500mah 26650

Thanks for the info.

Hopefully the 5900 vapcells I ordered aren’t too old, not sure if that affects performance?

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Will not affect performance. These are still much newer than the Shockli that was the first to wrap these cells. My Shockli still perform the same.

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yclongthrow wrote:
SKV89 wrote:
In a FT03, using a 26650 would make more sense since you can get more capacity out of it. The Vapcell 26650 5500mah and 5900mah is the same cell. The 5500mah is the more recent rewrap where Vapcell prefers under rating it than over rating. I tested about 5900mah in several of the Vapcell 5500mah. They are actually the same cell as the famous Shockli 5500mah 26650

Thanks for the info.

Hopefully the 5900 vapcells I ordered aren’t too old, not sure if that affects performance?

This is the same cell http://www.mtnelectronics.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=59_10...

And here is its review http://budgetlightforum.com/node/53998

It runs a little fat but fits most lights. In my humble opinion it’s the best of the 26650 cells out there with the highest capacity and a 30 amps discharge. As far as cell age, I’m still using 10 year old batteries. You’ll probably never tell the difference, it’s still a fairly new cell. It’s couldn’t be more than 2 years old at the worst.