Any reason I shouldn't use 18650 cells with tabs in my lights?


Newly Enlightened
Dec 8, 2012
During a recent shopping binge on DX I mistakenly ordered a set of 18650 cells with tabs. I was planning to use these as backups for a few of my lights. The question is, is there any reason I can't just cut off the tabs and use these cells normally? They don't have a nub on the positive contact, but as long as I pay attention to what I'm doing when inserting or charging them that shouldn't be an issue.

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