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battery compliance, how we're using it to help the industry. Earlier on in the year, Fogstar held talks with people 'in the know' - to finally get to the bottom of the the battery directive and what would be required from us going forward. This is EU law, but we were hindered by the translation into UK law and the vagueness of what was required. - and it now clear the steps we have to take to comply.  Batteries need to be printed (not stickered) with certain information in order to be compliant. Whilst some retailers may have opted for...

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IJOY's official statement about thier 20700 Important Announcement This is a message for our consumers to understand in regards to the production and changes we are making to our batteries. First of all, very grateful to mooch for testing our products, as well as thumb up to the performance of the IJOY 20700 battery. The recent 20700 battery indeed exist in two versions, one is the sold separately version, one is the free included in kit version. Since the start of 2016’ IJOY has spent a lot of effort developing the 20700 batteries for the next generation of vaping products. The 18650 has been...

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Fake Nitecore circulating the UK As many of you may aware, a retailer that will be left unnamed - has been suspected of selling fake Nitecore i4 chargers. These chargers may cause a serious risk to you or your property. The main risk (among many) , being an un-fused plug that does not meet EU regulations.  To help eradicate these chargers that are surfacing around the community - we are offering a trade. We will swap your fake Nitecore charger with an Xtar equivalent (VC4) for the cost of postage. Terms and conditions will apply - to stop any potential...

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IJOY 20700 - Change of cell? Images showing the a new IJOY 'top cap' have emerged - Which means IJOY have most likely changed the cell beneath the wrap. The original top cap had a 5 pronged top cap, and the new cell shows a 4 pronged top cap. No news from Mooch yet if there is a change of performance, but we are sure he's on it - Link to Mooches Facebook is here Changing the cell without notifying customers is a dangerous game, especially if the performance isn't as good as the previous version - If you want...

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IJOY 20700 - Just Business? The first 20700 cells to be released earlier this year were from the Japanese company Sanyo (Panasonic). The 20700B and the 20700A. The 20700A proved the most popular and what ensued was demand for a cell I had never experienced before. In a matter of a week, the Sanyo A vanished, Everyone wanted it, and nobody could get it. Still to this day there are no reliable sources that stock the 20700A and we don't expect there to be for a good few months yet.  In the peak of everyone's search, IJOY released a 20700...

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