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  1. bmah

    Supercharger - Dublin, CA - Fallon Gateway (under construction Jun 2019, 10 V2 stalls)

    I wouldn't read too much into the thread title...it's updated manually by yours truly. Maybe I didn't count correctly before? I can't remember and I'm too lazy to go back and check old photos. Looks like you've accounted for 10 in your photos, so I'll go ahead and change the count in the thread...
  2. bmah

    Supercharger - Dublin, CA - Fallon Gateway (under construction Jun 2019, 10 V2 stalls)

    My wife was over at Gum Kuo this morning to pick up some take-out lunch. She reports "no change". (I figure she's been to this site with me enough times that she knows where the transformer pad is, and she'd recognize a transformer if one was installed.) Bruce.
  3. bmah

    Wiki Superchargers Visited

    I think the point of driving so far is just to get it, full stop. There were some stories in the news here about people driving from (e.g.) LA to Bakersfield, or SF to Central Valley, for vaccines. I guess that could be seen as extreme, but compare that to some of the trips we in this group...
  4. bmah

    Wiki Superchargers Visited

    No Clovis? Bruce.
  5. bmah

    Poll: Official Tesla Motors Club (TMC) T-Shirt. Which version would you want?

    For reasons, I'm pretty sure Tesla, Inc. wouldn't allow that. Bruce.
  6. bmah

    Supercharger - San Luis Obispo, CA - Los Osos Valley Rd (under construction Jan 2021, 16 V3 stalls)

    You like visiting new Superchargers? It's a slippery slope...pretty soon you're doing this: https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/threads/superchargers-visited.28193/ Bruce.
  7. bmah

    Wiki Superchargers Visited

    I had Glympse on when I was driving around grabbing three Superchargers last Friday. I think it crashed the first 3 times I tried to share my location with you-all. This didn't exactly fill me with confidence, but being a stupid IT person I kept at it until it finally "worked". Bruce.
  8. bmah

    Supercharger - Soledad, CA - Mission Soledad Shopping Center (Permit Issued Mar 2021)

    It depends. A minute on a V3 charger isn't going to get me very far on my S85D. Just saying not everybody drives those newfangled Model 3/Y things. :) Bruce.
  9. bmah

    Supercharger - Harris Ranch, CA (Permit filed for an 80-stall expansion)

    Moderator note: Note this thread is about expansion activity colocated with an existing Supercharger site. It's not clear whether this will be considered a separate site (in the Tesla nav, app, etc.) or whether it's going to be an expansion of the existing one. If the latter, we'll probably...
  10. bmah

    Wiki Superchargers Visited

    Argh...I had almost caught up to you! :) Nice job! Bruce.
  11. bmah

    Supercharger - Fort Bragg, CA (under construction Mar 2021, 12 stalls)

    I’d just like to advise people to avoid jumping to conclusions. All we know for sure at this point is that there was construction “stuff” on site and it’s gone now. (Good discussion though.) Bruce.
  12. bmah

    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    Moved about a dozen posts to the politics quarantine which had not a darn thing to do with anybody's delivery update. Folks, there's the entire Model S forum to chat about various ownership issues like license plates, tires, yokes/wheels, shifters, and whatever. Really don't want to have clean...
  13. bmah

    Supercharger - Brentwood, CA (LIVE 31 Mar 2021, 16 V3 stalls)

    Did a charge there this afternoon. Couple interesting observations: 1. Public restrooms are in the building almost directly in front of the Superchargers...you should be able to see them from the charging stalls. 2. Nobody commented on this before, but there's an empty pad next to the...
  14. bmah

    Wiki Superchargers Visited

    Wow it feels good to get back out on the road, and (channeling @PhillyGal) what a great use of a day off. 139. Loomis, CA (first) 140. Copperopolis, CA 141. Brentwood, CA Photo for Loomis is in this post: https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/posts/5433096/ Spreadsheet updated. Bruce.
  15. bmah

    Supercharger - Loomis, CA (LIVE 2 Apr 2021, 8 V3 stalls)

    Definitely up. Charging here now. Bruce.
  16. bmah

    Poll: Official Tesla Motors Club (TMC) T-Shirt. Which version would you want?

    TBH, I could do without the "Member" text too, but maybe that's to distinguish them from the "Moderator" shirts with the bullseye on the back. 😆😆😆 Bruce.
  17. bmah

    Supercharger - Williams CA (LIVE 18 Dec 2019, 12 V3 stalls)

    Yep, sorry, I should have updated this a long time ago, but I think I was waiting for somebody to post a photo or something like that and it just slipped my mind. Fixed now. Thanks! Bruce.
  18. bmah

    Supercharger - Brentwood, CA (LIVE 31 Mar 2021, 16 V3 stalls)

    Interesting! Getting some sort of photographic evidence would be very useful. What's we know so far, while encouraging, isn't really enough to justify us calling it "under construction" so I'm going to put the word "possibly" in the thread title until we have something more definite. Like...
  19. bmah

    Hello, refugee from the now read only Tesla forum

    Welcome! Bruce.
  20. bmah

    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    Seriously, I don't know anything and I don't expect to learn anything from the few people I know at Tesla. I'm gonna find out details here on TMC the same as the rest of you. Bruce.
  21. bmah

    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    I'm not sure if you're asking me specifically or the entire forum. I personally have no contacts at Tesla who 1) would have this information with any degree of confidence and 2) would be willing to break whatever NDA agreements they have with their employer to leak that to me. Bruce. PS. And...
  22. bmah

    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    No, I wasn't quite suggesting the thread go dark except for actual deliveries. I'd say if you're somewhere in the ordering/delivery process, any updates would be right on topic (although I do notice someone made a "waiting room" thread also in this forum). I dimly remember that one of my first...
  23. bmah

    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    I know everyone's bored and anxious and they want to discuss the new Model S details and gossip, but most of the recent messages has zero to do with the actual topic of the thread, which is Model S ordering and deliveries (since the thread was first created in 2012). Fair warning that I might be...
  24. bmah

    PA Turnpike Superchargers coming (a theory)

    Moderator note: Per discussion / report, split off discussion for specific Supercharger sites into these threads: https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/threads/supercharger-elverson-pa-peter-j-camiel-service-plaza.223362/...
  25. bmah

    Supercharger - Clovis, CA (LIVE 19 Mar 2021, 12 stalls)

    Someone post a picture of your car charging here to make it official. 🙂 Bruce.
  26. bmah

    Supercharger - Joplin, MO

    Moderator note: Moved a number of posts about the Jopin, MO Supercharger at 5002 S. Main St. to this thread: https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/threads/supercharger-joplin-mo-5002-s-main-st.218571/ Bruce.
  27. bmah

    Ex Tesla Forums community: We were closed down by Tesla: Engage has nowhere to go.

    Welcome former Tesla forum users! Dumb question: Were you logged in to TMC on both devices? I've had some times where I was logged in on one device but browsing anonymously on another, and they'd definitely show different content (as they should). Bruce.
  28. bmah

    California Supercharger Locations FAQ

    Let me think about this for a bit. This is kind of a general ownership question, and not really specific to California. There are some places where there are fairly obvious places to form a line (like big, open parking lots) and some that are really hard (Cupertino comes to mind, or almost any...
  29. bmah

    Ex Tesla Forums community: We were closed down by Tesla: Engage has nowhere to go.

    Moderator note: Moved a couple of messages about Chargepoint (as a business entity) to this thread: https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/threads/chargepoint.223063/ Bruce.
  30. bmah

    Tesla Forum Orphan

    Welcome! Yes, we've seen a number of people come over from the official Tesla forums, hope you find things here to your liking. Note that our admins just did a major update to the forum software, and some features are still settling in / getting fixed. Bruce.
  31. bmah

    Tesla vs. semi crash reported 03.11.21

    "AP" in this case I believe meant "Associated Press", check the by-line in the article. Regardless, there were multiple ways to misinterpret the thread title...at least two have been fixed. Bruce.
  32. bmah

    Supercharger - San Diego, CA - Mira Mesa Blvd (under construction Feb 2021, 16 V3 stalls)

    If you mean the pin on the Tesla "find us" map, it's been established for a number of years that the pins for Superchargers under construction aren't in the exact location (often they're placed at the geographic center of the city, although that might not be true in this case). They get updated...
  33. bmah

    Wiki Model S Delivery Update

    Hi folks, it'd be great if posts in this thread could stick to some topic at least loosely related to deliveries of the Tesla Model S. :) Thanks, Bruce.
  34. bmah

    New Post Ratings?

    Where'd you see this? I remember someone pointing out that when you start a new thread (I haven't played with this personally) you can start the thread as a discussion or a question. I wonder if the upvote/downvote is for the answers to questions? Bruce. EDIT: See posts in this thread...
  35. bmah

    Supercharger - Dublin, CA - Fallon Gateway (under construction Jun 2019, 10 V2 stalls)

    My opinion only: It'll be plenty helpful and it'll get used because people (many but not all of them East Bay residents) come to this shopping center. Whether it's V2, V3, or Urban, any Supercharger installation helps. Bruce.
  36. bmah

    Hello from Monterey 2012 P85 Sig #70

    Welcome to TMC! That's pretty awesome that you have the history of your car. And a Signature P85 is something special. Hope you get the pano roof fixed soon! Bruce.
  37. bmah

    Wiki Superchargers Visited

    $1000? The CHAdeMO adapter has been $400 for a long time (I do remember when it cost more). Anyway I'm gonna vote "no". This is the "Most Superchargers Visited" competition, not the "Most L3 Chargers Visited" competition. Bruce.
  38. bmah

    Supercharger - Greenbrae, CA (LIVE 16 Dec 2020, 14 urban stalls)

    You don't, basically. The four Superchargers on the app are supposed to be the four closest, or four of the closest, to where your car is. But whatever computes "closest" doesn't always seem to do the right thing in places that have a high density of Superchargers (like the SF Bay Area). Also...
  39. bmah

    I will NEVER buy an Electric Car!

    Awesome. Welcome to TMC! Bruce.
  40. bmah

    I traded in my Model S for a Prius Prime

    Diff'rent strokes for diff'rent folks. I love my Model S (and I came from a 2005 Prius), but I respect OP's point of view. Agree or disagree, please be respectful in your comments. Thanks, Bruce.
  41. bmah

    $5500 main panel upgrade??

    The number of Powerwalls vs. number of empty breaker slots doesn't matter because the Powerwall batteries connect to the Tesla Energy Gateway (TEG), which is a required part of every Powerwall installation. They don't connect directly to your main panel / subpanel. Bruce.
  42. bmah

    SpaceX Completes 20th Starlink Mission

    Wow this mission just can't get a break...aborted with about a minute and a half left on the countdown clock. Bruce.
  43. bmah

    Does your router need to be on 24/7 for all this to work?

    I think it's probably best if we stay on the topic of what impact being disconnected from the Internet will have on Powerwall gateways. Comments on router security and turning off one's router to prevent malware probably belong in a different thread, and a different forum. OK. Many gateways are...
  44. bmah

    Supercharger - Rancho Cucamonga, CA (12 V2 stalls)

    Moving posts about a second Supercharger in Rancho Cucamonga, CA to this thread: Supercharger - Rancho Cucamonga, CA #2 (location speculation) Bruce.
  45. bmah

    Wiki Superchargers Visited

    My main memory of the New Jersey Turnpike was running over somebody's muffler and tailpipe. Fortunately it was so rusted through that it did zero damage to my car. (Wasn't driving my Tesla...this was like 30 years ago.) Last weekend I was feeling the urge for a drive, but I ended up going...
  46. bmah

    Supercharger - Clovis, CA (LIVE 19 Mar 2021, 12 stalls)

    I'm gonna guess they're back-in angled stalls (which someone, maybe you?, posited upthread). Sacramento Arden Way is like this (well most of the stalls are anyway), and there was some recent discussion of a site in SoCal that also does this. Bruce.
  47. bmah

    Supercharger - Fremont, CA - 47400 Kato Rd (not completed, V3 test site Mar 2019)

    Well that looks like the partial pedestals that were originally installed (see somewhere around post #30), but were removed a few years ago. I drove past on Kato Road a few days back and didn't notice anything like this (didn't really look for them though). Are you sure this is a current photo...
  48. bmah

    Wiki Superchargers Visited

    The nice thing about paper maps is they don't require you to be within range of WiFi or a cellphone tower. I always keep a paper map in my kneeboard when road-tripping. Bruce.
  49. bmah

    AP1 ONLY Please -- life after 2018.50.6

    No. Bruce.
  50. bmah

    AP1 ONLY Please -- life after 2018.50.6

    (Picking a random UI message to reply to) I spent a lot of yesterday driving around on 2020.48.37.1 (which was new to me, coming from 2020.40.1). I have to say for all of the drama around moving PRND I actually didn't find it that big of a deal. Yeah I wish they hadn't done this completely...

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