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Re: Tesla
« Reply #225 on: September 30, 2020, 09:41:34 AM »
They're getting to be very common at nice hotels/resorts and even some mediocre interstate chains.

Very nice Sheraton in Jacksonville, FL has several Tesla charging stations in the front row.

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« Reply #226 on: September 30, 2020, 10:50:50 AM »
8 stalls on an interstate is like standard, it's more to make sure someone has a spot, than it is thinking the town is filled with Teslas is actually going to use them (I never use superchargers in KC except like once just cause).

Also, would gently point out when I mean Tesla charger, I mean like the little guy in your garage, not the supercharger, which are the big white and red ones. The little ones for your garage are more akin to the public pole ones you see in most places. The higher power DC ones like the supercharger are different that those chargers.

Right, I meant the tlb charger in the home garage and then the tesla-branded superchargers out and about. 

I saw no cars using any of the stalls at either supercharger setup.

https://www.tesla.com/findus/location/supercharger/seasideorupercharger

And holy eff, maybe there were multiple totaling 20 or I didn't notice how massive the setup was, but I guess there were 20 stalls here!

https://www.tesla.com/findus/location/supercharger/centraliasupercharger

That is not uncommon in westcoast areas. Watch for stories around thanksgiving about their not being enough charging places. They build them for the extremes.

I guess it's like stalls at gas stations, not all of those are occupied at all times and you build them more the future demand and the high demand times not for what is needed like 90% of the time.

FWIW, anytime I look at my tesla app for nearby it almost always looks like what I just pulled up right now:

Mission KS: 7/8 available
Olathe KS, 8/8 available
Independence MO: 5/6 available
KCMO: 7/8 available
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« Reply #227 on: September 30, 2020, 11:19:54 AM »
electric companies also underwrite the costs of some of these because they're getting sweet government $


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« Reply #228 on: September 30, 2020, 12:57:58 PM »
electric companies also underwrite the costs of some of these because they're getting sweet government $

that is very true
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Re: Tesla
« Reply #230 on: September 30, 2020, 01:52:55 PM »

glad to get this thread back on track

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Re: Tesla
« Reply #231 on: October 01, 2020, 09:56:07 AM »
Lol, oh Elon
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« Reply #232 on: October 01, 2020, 10:19:02 AM »
Real-life Elon Musk could easily be a character in Silicon Valley without any exaggeration to his personality.

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« Reply #234 on: October 15, 2020, 07:34:37 AM »
I mean, I expect that from him, his car lineup after all spells S3XY
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« Reply #235 on: December 28, 2020, 10:45:02 AM »
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Re: Tesla
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« Reply #237 on: April 30, 2021, 10:27:27 AM »
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Re: Tesla
« Reply #238 on: April 30, 2021, 10:31:15 AM »
I'll need to look at that if I even end up behind a truck nuts guy.

somewhat on topic, I think my favorite thing that pops up (but hard to capture because it happens quickly) is if you are at like a stop sign/light and a car passes in front of you and it shows the car but like it looks like it's coming at you but it "slides" across the screen instead of "going across" like the car IRL is. Makes me laugh every time. It's like the cars are drifting across the screen
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« Reply #239 on: April 30, 2021, 10:37:01 AM »
i can't stress enough how good the Truck Nutz episode of the Decoder Ring podcast is

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« Reply #240 on: April 30, 2021, 11:09:40 AM »
"The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks"

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« Reply #241 on: April 30, 2021, 11:41:33 AM »
based on this photo i am now going to start referring to truck nuts as value baskets

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« Reply #242 on: April 30, 2021, 11:43:13 AM »
and possibly regular nuts as well.

hey did you hear about the chud from alabama that fried his value basket to death?

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Re: Tesla
« Reply #243 on: April 30, 2021, 02:01:22 PM »
That photo is inspiring me to put truck nuts on my dad's truck when I borrow it this weekend.

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« Reply #244 on: April 30, 2021, 02:10:10 PM »
and possibly regular nuts as well.

hey did you hear about the chud from alabama that fried his value basket to death?

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Re: Tesla
« Reply #245 on: April 30, 2021, 06:18:55 PM »


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« Reply #246 on: April 30, 2021, 08:51:27 PM »

Someone explain this to the old af guy please so I can impress my truck nut f350 driving son.


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« Reply #247 on: April 30, 2021, 09:48:57 PM »
Nice Tesla chum
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Re: Tesla
« Reply #248 on: April 30, 2021, 10:08:35 PM »
Not mine. Pic is from twitter. Posted full size for your convenience.

Tom, the Tesla displayed the Truck Nutz as a traffic cone.

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« Reply #249 on: May 01, 2021, 05:30:02 PM »
Not mine. Pic is from twitter. Posted full size for your convenience.

Tom, the Tesla displayed the Truck Nutz as a traffic cone.
I see it now.  Thank you.


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