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Trustfire battery specs?

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  1. cerronech

    cerronech Full Member

    Dec 17, 2013
    Hey, I was considering making a sub-ohm single coil for my igo l, but when i went to use the ohms law calculator, I noticed that i was missing some information. I know they put out around 3.7 volts, and are 2000mah. However I still need to know the current and power. Does anybody have this information about these batteries? I want to make sure that i am within the battery's capability before using them on a sub ohm build. Information would be greatly appreciated.
  2. CreepyLady

    CreepyLady Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 22, 2013
    Salem, MA, USA
  3. DavidAmonettNashville

    DavidAmonettNashville Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 2, 2014
    If I were you I would seriously study battery chemistry and then go top notch or beyond in my choice of batteries to power a sub-ohm system...Because a face is a terrible thing to waste :)
  4. Dakota Jim

    Dakota Jim Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Your also just tempting fate and karma with a "fire" brand battery IMO

    I think someone in china had either a sense of humor or were prophetic when they named these batteries

    Play it extra safe and get an efest or sony 30 amp battery -
  5. K_Tech

    K_Tech Slightly mad but harmless Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Sep 11, 2013
    Eastern Ohio, USA
    I use either the Panasonic CGR18650CH (10 amp CDR) or the AW IMR 18650 with the 2000 mah capacity (10 amp CDR) down to around 0.7 ohms. (4.2v/0.7=6 amps, I like a little breathing room)

    Under that I use the Sony VTC4's (20 amp CDR) and I haven't been under 0.4 ohms, yet, but they should be safe (theoretically) down to about 0.22 ohms
  6. KenD

    KenD Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Aug 20, 2013
    Stockholm, Sweden
    I don't think I've seen any ****fire batteries that are IMR (or hybrid chemistry) and high drain. You really need to have such if you're going to subohm (and even if you don't). I have Panasonic NCR18650PFs (hybrid, 10A), Sony US18650VTC4s (hybrid, 30A), Efest 18350s (IMR, 6A), and Samsung ICR18650-26Fs (hybrid, 5.2A. Technically not high drain, but enough for the 2.6 amps or so that I draw on my regular clearos on my vw mod). I also have some no name 18350s that I got with an e-pipe and I don't use those. Impossible to know the specs, but unlikely to be IMRs and probably have a very low C-rating. That's the problem with *****fire batteries as well, it's almost impossible to get reliable information on the chemical composition and C-rating of them.

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