(Ordered) WTB: 18650 Batteries

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(Ordered) WTB: 18650 Batteries

I need 16 18650 batteries for a power bank. Thx in advance.

-Sean

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I was hoping to get some used cells.

-Sean

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Robin Dobbie wrote:
Looks like on battery hookup you could get 16 Panasonic 3200mah cells for $34 shipped

“Every cell we tested was above 90% capacity and the avergage capacity on our tests was 3271mah.”

Now, they admit to using the Zanflare, which tests a bit high, but I don’t know how much better can be expected at that price.

That sounds like a really good deal. Where/who is the seller?

-Sean

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Check out I’ve bought from both sellers —- Excellent

https://batteryhookup.com/

https://www.batteryclearinghouse.com/collections/all

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chops728 wrote:
Check out I’ve bought from both sellers —- Excellent

https://batteryhookup.com/

https://www.batteryclearinghouse.com/collections/all


Awesome. I purchased 16 of the 3200 mah panasonics for $1 a piece and with shipping total was $34 Thanks a bunch. I should have come on here sooner. Smile

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If you’ve never disassembled battery packs before — be careful ——- I do them outside now after venting one in my office

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chops728 wrote:
Check out I’ve bought from both sellers —- Excellent

https://batteryhookup.com/

https://www.batteryclearinghouse.com/collections/all

That’s a weird website, but damm do they have some good prices!

Also… they seem to be located about 2 towns over from where I live, so I could drive there in about 30 mins.

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chops728 wrote:
If you’ve never disassembled battery packs before — be careful ——- I do them outside now after venting one in my office

I am always super careful. And always keep a metal bucket nearby just in case.
Did you cause a short? What ended up happening?

-Sean

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PyTech wrote:
chops728 wrote:
If you’ve never disassembled battery packs before — be careful ——- I do them outside now after venting one in my office
I am always super careful. And always keep a metal bucket nearby just in case. Did you cause a short? What ended up happening?

I sure did — I’ve repurposed 1000s of cells —But unfortunately I shorted out a VTC6 in a 60v Tool Pack —— I’m super careful but I guess not quite enough — I’m still not sure if the cell shorted or a piece of the nickel wedged in the pos end — Either way it was like having a lit Roman candle in the house— I was lucky enough to not burn down the house or myself —but I sooted up my office pretty good — Now I do them on the carport

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chops728 wrote:
PyTech wrote:
chops728 wrote:
If you’ve never disassembled battery packs before — be careful ——- I do them outside now after venting one in my office
I am always super careful. And always keep a metal bucket nearby just in case. Did you cause a short? What ended up happening?

I sure did — I’ve repurposed 1000s of cells —But unfortunately I shorted out a VTC6 in a 60v Tool Pack —— I’m super careful but I guess not quite enough — I’m still not sure if the cell shorted or a piece of the nickel wedged in the pos end — Either way it was like having a lit Roman candle in the house— I was lucky enough to not burn down the house or myself —but I sooted up my office pretty good — Now I do them on the carport


Was it only the one cell that had the thermal runaway?

-Sean

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Yes — Thankfully