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Posted: 27/11/2017 08:53:31
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Can anyone recommend and where to buy a good protected 18650 for my Zebralight. IP: 86.137.3.118
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Posted: 27/11/2017 09:02:27
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I use these mate, LG HG2 3000mAh, they're decent batteries although they cost a bit more than the samsung 2500mAh batteries which are also decent. Amazon or eBay but look at different sellers as there are fakes out there...

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Posted: 27/11/2017 09:21:32
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I have been using www.nextdaybatteries.com

Great value, next day delivery, only good gear. Batteries are way too important to take chances with, so to my mind using a reliable UK source is essential.
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Posted: 27/11/2017 09:54:02
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There is a guy on eBay trades as Ecoluxshop who sells genuine stuff. I used him in the past when I had shipping issues from HK.

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Posted: 27/11/2017 17:43:50
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On Ebay either Ecolux or Torchy (ebay name is Big f_d_d)

Both trusted sellers with genuine goods, no knock-offs or shitty re-wraps that'll set your head on fire.

At the moment, I'd suggest that Samsung 30Q's are the best bang for buck, decent capacity, decent discharge ability.

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Posted: 28/11/2017 19:02:58
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Cheers everyone for the advice. IP: 86.137.3.118
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Posted: 07/12/2017 01:39:15
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Anyone had any experience of the Fenix 18650 with the micro USB charge port built in?

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Posted: 07/12/2017 06:55:30
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Curiously by coincidence I have one on my desk at work...

It appears to work as advertised but is a couple of mm longer than other 18650s - which happened to be exactly what I needed!

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Posted: 07/12/2017 07:27:45
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I have heard they did that so that only fenix batteries can be used in their products.

My input - got a couple of the fenix 18650s around including the higher capacity option and they all work fantastic. I have never know batteries to have such built in protection before.
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