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    Default Which 14500 in Logan 17500

    Which 14500 batteries are you using in the 17500 Logan?

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    Any of them will fit with a sleeve. IMR are not recommended.
    These lights will really run on about any single cell you can fit in the tube.
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    Thank you. Just for my knowledgeÖwhy is IMR not recommended?

    Do you know of any 17500s that fit and are available?

    I can buy the hardware but I still have a lot to learn to make it optimally run.
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    IMR will allow the led to draw higher current, and the resulting heat may damage the optic.
    I have both AW and Keepower 17500s.
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    Default Re: Which 14500 in Logan 17500

    Cool, thanks you

    the only 17500 button top I can find in stock are the Ultrafire. They are 52.5 +-
    do you recommend I just stick with the more available 14500, or some other size?
    I did order some rechargeable 3.6v 123a

    Iíve read to either avoid Fire anything, or they are too long in the Logan 17500.
    All the others Iíve found are flat top ó which Iím uncertain if flat tops work.
    Robyn told me to stick to button top. Iím not familiar enough with batteries to know whyÖIím assuming there isnít a spring or such on the positive side?
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    Peak lights donít have springs in them. I donít see why a flat top wouldnít work; but typically they are not protected cells.
    Did you purchase the adapter sleeves? If so, any quality 14500 or 16340 will be fine.
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    Default Re: Which 14500 in Logan 17500

    Yes, I purchased the adapter sleeves and the momentary switch.
    I ordered the INR 123 that HDS sells, and the Efest that Malkoff sells.

    Will the 3.6volt 16340 or 14500 produce the same intensity as a 17500, just shorter duration?
    I read that it depends on the light...that volts drive the intensity of some lights, and other lights' intensity depends on the total watts.
    And I might have that all wrong.
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    LEDs brightness is determined by drive amperage. They need a certain voltage to operate, but that (vf) remains fairly constant.
    incandescent bulbs vary intensity with voltage and current.
    Battery capacity determines runtime, dependent on amperage draw. Battery chemistry determines how much power can be delivered at a given point.
    There are stckys in the general, led, incandescent, and battery forums which explain the basics well.
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    Default Re: Which 14500 in Logan 17500

    Thank you. I'll go check out drive amperage and go from there.

    I ordered a couple quality 14500 to try.

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    My 17500ís are 51.50mm in length. They work great much longer then that and your probably going to be to long
    If i had one day left to live i would want to be at my workplace.Because every day is like a frickin eternity.

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    Default Re: Which 14500 in Logan 17500

    Thank you. I'll try to find something that length.

    Chasing 17500 batteries reminds me of chasing reloading components...

    I don't know why I take the hard road. lol

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