custom made battery box for eve LF280K cells

duunoit

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Ah yeah I dont think you will get any updates for, maybe 4-6 weeks, they are probably on the ship coming to north america now. I upgraded to air freight to get them before my batteries arrive.
How much was your shipping charge?
 

Rossman

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How much was your shipping charge?
Upgrading from sea freight, DDP (50-60 days) to air freight (12 days) was an additional $686USD to here (Ontario, Canada). I will also have to pay tax on the delivery because air freight is not DDP, so I expect another $100-$200CAD to cover that.

I normally would have been content to wait for sea freight, but my batteries will be here soon (allegedly) after making their way by sea, so wanted to be ready for them / make sure I've got everything I need :)
 

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Update - no changes for my 5 boxes, still an unused, never scanned label
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my order details are:
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and payment is already way more than 40 days
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i sent them the link to this thread and received a strange answer:
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I don't know what to say ... but i will open a claim at alibaba in 48 hours as they are way overdue.
 
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Rossman

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Update - no changes for my 5 boxes, still an unused, never scanned label
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my order details are:
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and payment is already way more than 40 days
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i sent them the link to this thread and received a strange answer:
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I don't know what to say ... but i will open a claim at alibaba in 48 hours as they are way overdue.
That is....unfortunate. According to UPS, my cases will arrive today. I'll post an update if/when it happens.
 

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That is....unfortunate. According to UPS, my cases will arrive today. I'll post an update if/when it happens.
I have found that if you are patient, they will show up. I no longer worry about tracking numbers from China, as they are useless. Just keep pinging the supplier to get updates.
 

houseofancients

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I have found that if you are patient, they will show up. I no longer worry about tracking numbers from China, as they are useless. Just keep pinging the supplier to get updates.
and to add....
Global Shipping issues
Train issues from china to Europe ( belarus and Ukrain are on their path)
Covid lockdowns

above all do not help

i'm not sure if you ever heard of "honey catches al lot more flies that vinigar" ?

this applies very much here , calling the a "fake" or "scam" company really doesnt help, nor does it sit well with the Chinese in general

be patient... if you have paid attention to this forum, and especially the @Sanwizard topic before, you know labels don't become active untill they arrive in you country and sometime only after you already have received your goods
 
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I have to say this is a very cool project, and frankly got me excited to see the progress over the last few months. I am brand new to the form and just ordered my first set of 16 EVE 280AH Batteries.

This DIY setup is exactly what I have been looking for to snug the batteries into. Also I work for a medium/Large size metal fabrication shop in WA State and this project looks totally buildable in the USA(At least the Sheet Metal/powder coat), although without specific blueprints I'm not sure how much it would cost.

I will probably wait for a USA hub location or other local distributer to pick this up though, i just can't bring my self to buy directly from overseas for better or worse.

Cheers! @sergea fantastic work!
 

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My cases just arrived! Boxes look in....reasonable condition. For some unknown reason, they have lithium battery stickers on the boxes even though these are just cases? Seems weird lol

The BMS and display appear to be pre-installed on the front panel which I wasn't expecting, haven't got into them yet.

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duunoit

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My cases just arrived! Boxes look in....reasonable condition. For some unknown reason, they have lithium battery stickers on the boxes even though these are just cases? Seems weird lol

The BMS and display appear to be pre-installed on the front panel which I wasn't expecting, haven't got into them yet.

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Can you measure the size of the holes and screw to screw distance for one of the P- or P+?
Thanks
 

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@Rossman Excited to see you got your boxes in! Making me feel a bit more confident. Please post more pics/details when you can.

I was told by Adam: "I will give you tracking information within this week" - So we'll see what happens. I am sympathetic to them and I just wish there was a bit more transparency. Looking forward to receiving them.
 

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The only mildly concerning thing so far is that they put all the accessory parts in one big ziplock bag, inside the case for transport. For one of my cases, that ziplock bag opened up, and everything was everywhere, loose in the case. I don't imagine anything bad happened, but it would be a shame if the BMS was damaged by some rogue loose busbars :) I made sure to mention that to my contact at Seplos in case it becomes a real issue.
 

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The only mildly concerning thing so far is that they put all the accessory parts in one big ziplock bag, inside the case for transport. For one of my cases, that ziplock bag opened up, and everything was everywhere, loose in the case. I don't imagine anything bad happened, but it would be a shame if the BMS was damaged by some rogue loose busbars :) I made sure to mention that to my contact at Seplos in case it becomes a real issue.
good to report to them :)
 
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hummmingbear

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I'm excited for this box but I'm not going to wait much longer for them to ship. It's delaying my build if I'm planning around these boxes. I was told I would receive tracking info this week but nothing yet. I'll be requesting a refund if I don't get anything by Friday. If they stock in the US i'll consider buying it again.

Really wish they were better at communicating...it seems selective as Adam sure liked to message me quite frequently when I was considering ordering these.
 

Rossman

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I'm excited for this box but I'm not going to wait much longer for them to ship. It's delaying my build if I'm planning around these boxes. I was told I would receive tracking info this week but nothing yet. I'll be requesting a refund if I don't get anything by Friday. If they stock in the US i'll consider buying it again.

Really wish they were better at communicating...it seems selective as Adam sure liked to message me quite frequently when I was considering ordering these.
Did you ask Adam what your expectations should be regarding shipping? When I asked Henry what I should expect, he was pretty clear with me, and everything seemed to go as he said it would. If you shipped by sea you may not hear anything until the ship gets in to port in your country, clears customs, and gets loaded onto the local delivery company (UPS or what have you)
 

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Did you ask Adam what your expectations should be regarding shipping? When I asked Henry what I should expect, he was pretty clear with me, and everything seemed to go as he said it would. If you shipped by sea you may not hear anything until the ship gets in to port in your country, clears customs, and gets loaded onto the local delivery company (UPS or what have you)
I agree with @Rossman. Its actually worth the wait. These kits are nice.
 
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