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Old 12-01-2015, 08:21 PM #1
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Default Advice for buying batteries

I am looking to buy a NUBM44 ~6W laser from Rick Trent, they are in mx900 hosts and need two 26650 batteries.
I was wondering if these batteries would be good?
King Kong 26650 4000 mAh - ICR26650 Protected Button Top Battery
I saw some people say King Kong is a good battery brand and that I need a button top, protected battery but I'm not sure if any of that is true.


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Never heard of that brand. If it's any help, this is where I get my special batteries:
http://www.batteryjunction.com/searc...=26650+battery

Most are pretty cheap(like CR2's for $1.50) but others are a little more expensive

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I have a couple pair of those King Kong and many others have them also. They are good batteries and WILL fit in that host (I should know, I'm using a couple in that host)
Actually I'm talking about the unprotected gold ones. We all just put a thin neodymium magnet between them. I've never seen anyone use those specific ones you linked too and they may have a fit problem. Not many laser users use protected cells.
If you are going to buy there then these are the ones I am talking about:
http://www.mtnelectronics.com/index....product_id=128
I see the magnets are not in stock there but you can always ask Rick if he has one he can send with the unit. I would be shocked if he doesn't have a bunch of them. Just tell him you need a magnet to make up the space between the 2 batteries as they are flat top.
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Hi,
Yes the King Kongs are good cells i have 4 and they perform very well . wow that's an awesome diode wish you well have a good time with it .

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jc, I've got to agree with Pman and Lifetime, King Kongs are, or at least were a good battery when I purchased mine.
I've got a half dozen or so of the same type that Pman linked to; I've had mine for going on 3 years now, and they're still holding up well.
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A protected battery may not fit in some host. You better confirm that from your seller first.
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Thanks everyone for your input, I ended up buying the King Kong gold batteries and I have a magnet laying around I can use as a spacer.
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