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Best battery for this flashlights?

  • karstadt Saturday, May 22, 2010 9:30 AM Reply
    Hi, which is the best battery for this flashlight?
    I have never handled before with a flashlight that needs a 18650 battery...
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  • DrJones Saturday, May 22, 2010 11:14 AM Reply
    I recommend sku.20392.

    They are rechargeable, as a charger I recommend sku.13820 (EU plug) or sku.6105 (US plug).
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  • astein Saturday, May 22, 2010 11:30 AM Reply
    Thanks, I was wondering about the same thing
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  • karstadt Saturday, May 22, 2010 3:22 PM Reply
    Thank you =)
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  • Atix07 Saturday, May 22, 2010 3:50 PM Reply
    Watch out for those... True they are the best protected 18650 battery on DX But they are a tinny bit longer than regular and might not fit in this light... Mine did'nt fit in the 502d body... (sku.4314)

    Can anyone that have one of the 501b body confirme that SKU.20392 can fit without major mod... thanks
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  • zer0ne Sunday, May 23, 2010 8:51 AM Reply
    My 501b with R2 could not fit sku20392 or rather the diameter is too big due to the protruding protection circuit.
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  • ItalianBoy Sunday, May 23, 2010 12:14 PM Reply
    A solution to the problem might be removing the plastic "thing" at the top of the battery tube (Drop-in side), which acts as a mechanical reverse polarity protection. Just use some brute force, but pay attention not to damage the threading of te tube.
    I did this mod both on my 501B and 502b and I don't have any problem fitting "over-sized" batteries. (But two protected 16340 still do not fit)
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  • Atix07 Sunday, May 23, 2010 2:57 PM Reply
    Thanks for the trick ItalianBoy. I was wondering if it was possible to
    remove this "plastic "thing"" I will try it
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  • chicharron455 Sunday, May 23, 2010 10:40 PM Reply
    I have used sku 20392 in both 501b and 502b without any problems,the fit is tighter in 502b but IMHO 20392 are the best 18650s in DX just shy from IMR which are the best batts I know
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