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Snecho

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Yes i did. I have chosen the bundle with the Charger. Why you asking?
Oof. Batteries with "Fire" in the name (TrustFire, UltraFire..etc) have ironically been known to explode or catch fire. Other than the safety issue, they are considered to be among the worst Li-ion batteries you can get. That charger as well.

They can be fine to initially test out your laser, but if you want a good life out of a laser, you'll need to go with name-brand batteries and chargers.
 



VernoxVernax

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Oof. Batteries with "Fire" in the name (TrustFire, UltraFire..etc) have ironically been known to explode or catch fire. Other than the safety issue, they are considered to be among the worst Li-ion batteries you can get. That charger as well.

They can be fine to initially test out your laser, but if you want a good life out of a laser, you'll need to go with name-brand batteries and chargers.
That explains why they are so cheap. fuck.
 

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Sure. You'll have to give me time though to check something though.

And yeah, like Wizard just said, liionwholesale is one of the best places to buy batteries but I want to double check which batteries would work with your build.
 

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I've gotta check out Liionwholesale too. Right now I've got some Nitecore 18350s along with an i4 charger and they're excellent. Ultrafires aren't THAT bad, but you won't get much juice out of them compared to the better options. My Ultrafires have never exploded or caught on fire, lol
 

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I've gotta check out Liionwholesale too. Right now I've got some Nitecore 18350s along with an i4 charger and they're excellent. Ultrafires aren't THAT bad, but you won't get much juice out of them compared to the better options. My Ultrafires have never exploded or caught on fire, lol
Yeah liion is awesome.

Ultrafires don't have a big guaranteed chance to catch fire granted, but they always lie about the capacity and are the worst overall preforming batteries you can get. I mean, they're filled with sand lmao.
 

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I know a friend who got an UltraFire battery to explode and catch fire. It is questionable whether that was ultimately due to the battery or the charger that the battery came with, but still, poor quality battery + poor quality charger is not a combo I want inside my house

Charger: NiteCore i2/i4
Battery: Samsung, Sony, Panasonic, Sanyo
 

Snecho

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Yo Vernox.

So it does look like you'll be needing a pair of 16340's.

Before I recommend anything, you wanted an actual charger right?

What kind are you thinking?

Something that's of decent price ($40) but will last your needs basically forever and will charge all your future batteries?

Something cheaper (~$20) that will just suit you for this particular laser?

Something digital that gives you easy to read battery information?

Something simpler that you just insert your batteries and start charging?

Do you want to be able to charge up to 2, or 4 batteries at a time?

There's A LOT of options out there based on what you need :)
 
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VernoxVernax

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Yo Vernox.

So it does look like you'll be needing a pair of 16340's.

Before I recommend anything, you wanted an actual charger right?

What kind are you thinking?

Something that's of decent price ($40) but will last your needs basically forever and will charge all your future batteries?

Something cheaper (~$20) that will just suit you for this particular laser?

Something digital that gives you easy to read battery information?

Something simpler that you just insert your batteries and start charging?

Do you want to be able to charge up to 2, or 4 batteries at a time?

There's A LOT of options out there based on what you need :)
I dont know why but I havent got any email notifications.

Fuck. I bought RCR123A. What kind of batteries do I need now? Basically I just need some cheap batteries that last some time and a normal charger. I think the bargain bundel only takes 2. Thats all I need. I dont know any shops so pöease look after international Shops.
 

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Liionwholesale.com has been my go to place for 18650s for sometime now.
Noted.

I've gotta check out Liionwholesale too. Right now I've got some Nitecore 18350s along with an i4 charger and they're excellent. Ultrafires aren't THAT bad, but you won't get much juice out of them compared to the better options. My Ultrafires have never exploded or caught on fire, lol
Interresting.

I know a friend who got an UltraFire battery to explode and catch fire. It is questionable whether that was ultimately due to the battery or the charger that the battery came with, but still, poor quality battery + poor quality charger is not a combo I want inside my house

Charger: NiteCore i2/i4
Battery: Samsung, Sony, Panasonic, Sanyo
Ok. F*

Thank you all allot helping me finding batteries. :D.
 

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I dont know why but I havent got any email notifications.

Fuck. I bought RCR123A. What kind of batteries do I need now? Basically I just need some cheap batteries that last some time and a normal charger. I think the bargain bundel only takes 2. Thats all I need. I dont know any shops so pöease look after international Shops.
RCR123A is the same thing as 16340, just another name.

However, you contradicted yourself like 5 times in your message and didn't even answer my question, so I don't think I can recommend you anything.
 




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