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Boring Company Loop - The Next Tesla Moat

Discussion in 'TSLA Investor Discussions' started by Buckminster, Jun 22, 2019.

  1. Buckminster

    Buckminster Active Member

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    With the solid blue line going live next year, would you as a Vegas taxi company choose to purchase anything other than an M3 going forwards?
    How many world leaders will use the tunnel from Bellagio to the convention center and decide not to purchase a Loop in their home town (alternatives x4+ in cost with no public access / journey continuation flexibility)?
     
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    TheTalkingMule Distributed Energy Enthusiast

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    Why is this thread in the Investors Forum?
     
  3. Buckminster

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    Because investors need to know about the too much "demand problem" arising from this. Long term - major moat potential.
     
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    Boring Co recruiting for Vegas

    Electromechanical Technician needs to:
    • Install new utilities and services, including but not limited to power distribution, switchgear, MCCs, water/sewer service, Tesla Super Chargers, Tesla Power Walls, Tesla Power Packs, ventilation equipment, etc.
     
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    That line is not for general use, only Boring pods/ modified Xs. So no impact to taxi selection.
     
  6. Buckminster

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    Are you sure? Generic FAQs state:

    Is this public or private transportation?

    Both. Within Loop, there will be a large quantity of autonomous electric vehicles dedicated solely to public transportation. In addition, privately owned compatible vehicles can access Loop. Accommodating pedestrians and cyclists will be prioritized over accommodating private vehicles.

    Plus the Vegas page states:

    Loop system extensions will operate at speeds of up to 155 mph. AEVs, which will be capable of moving between the LVCC Loop and Loop system extensions, will adjust speeds upon entering the LVCC Loop system.
     
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    Yeah, that is the generic Loop setup. The Vegas is a pod style Peoplemover type setup for the convention center specifically (at least to start):
    Boring Company’s $48 million tunnel under Vegas will travel less than a mile

    The issue with adding Taxi (once they are autonomous) to that route is ingress/ exit points and system capacity (set up with optimal numer of pods).
     
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    Can you ever have too much demand? That seems like a good problem to have. Only downside I can think of is quality of products/services tend to decline with high demand/volume like with fast food or media.
     
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    Discusses additional Tesla vehicles and Power Packs.
     

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