What Type Of Batteries Should I Use For Vaping?
Battery safety is one of the three most important factors in safely vaping. With years of examples of people carelessly putting themselves and others at risk battery safety has become very important and something that even a beginner vaper should understand. It is easy to dismiss this as "oh well it's just a battery" and you feel comfortable around batteries because you have them in everything you own, almost. This isn't the same exact situation though. Vaping puts a very heavy strain on battery cells. Below are the batteries we recommend at your own risk of course that you use, these are the most commonly used batteries and no the 18650's in your flashlight won't do the job. Batteries
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Samsung 25R 18650 2500mAh 20A Battery: The Samsung 25r battery is not approved for vaping by the manufacturer but has gone extensive testing by vapers and those with engineering background to assure us that these batteries are the real deal and can tolerate the demands of vaping. With
LG HG2 18650 3000mAh 20A Battery: Another vaper favorite is the LG HG2 battery with 3000mah and 20 amps of power this battery lasts a little longer than the Samsung 25R, it can be a bit harder to find in its authentic form. I personally find degradation of the cells in the LG HG2 to be faster than those of the Samsung but that can be due to my
Sony VTC5A 18650 2600mAh 25A Battery: The most loved battery of all, this battery was so popular that finding it was extremely difficult at one point and led to a plethora of fakes on the market. With vapers gravitating towards other batteries like the ones I mentioned above, the availability of this battery is easier to manage. Sony has never backed this battery for vaping it was introduced to vaping because of its 25 amps of output capacity. While not the longest lasting battery it is a favorite among unregulated mod owners. Make sure your batteries are authentic.