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Don’t think much of these new stall designs

Discussion in 'Supercharging & Charging Infrastructure' started by SammichLover, May 16, 2019.

  1. SammichLover

    SammichLover Active Member

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    Kinda confusing & awkward to use.

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    Also seems it might create some traffic congestion in the area?
     
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  2. SammichLover

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    Oops, I just accidentally doxxed myself as JJ Abrams. x_X
     
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    Yes, terrible. If you want to use the first charger on the left, you have to park in the bushes!
     
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    I hope that's not your car because it looks like it should have pulled straight in like the first car.
    Is that the point of the of your thread?
    The Model 3 closest screwed up and made it look confusing.

    It looks like it wouldn't use much more room or cause traffic. You just pull in, instead of back in.

    Probably a tad wider with pumps between cars. But that could be a good thing.

    My guess is, it's probably easier to back out than back in.

    I think backing in, looks cool though seeing than all cars pointing out ready to go.
     
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  5. CarterStC

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    It is being used in the pic.
     
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    Nah, that person just pulled in the wrong way around.
     
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    Yeah, it looks like he is backwards and using the wrong side of the charger.
     
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    First car is using the first stall and not in the bushes. Middle stall can't be used because the closer car backed into second slot, instead of pulling straight in and using the 3rd stall charge.
     
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    First car is using the first stall and not in the bushes. Middle stall can't be used because the closer car backed into second slot, instead of pulling straight in and using the 3rd stall charge.
     
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    This picture basically shows this Model 3 owner ICE'ing the 2nd SuC stall because they didn't realize they needed to pull in rather than back in.

    Maybe leave them a polite note on the dash explaining what they did wrong?
     
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    First car is using the first stall charge and not in the bushes. Middle charger can't be used because the closer car backed into second slot, instead of pulling straight in and using the wrong 3rd stall’s Charger.
     
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    Waiting to be T-boned.
     
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    Whoosh...
     
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  14. SammichLover

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    Heresy!
     
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    Waiting for these monstrosities to get relegated to dustbin where they belong.
     
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    I really hope that isn't your 3 parked like that.
     
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    Not really confusing or awkward, just someone who backed in out of habit and wasn't paying attention. Some people do crazy stuff without thinking. Saw a picture of one guy who pulled forward into a back in spot and drove over the curb onto the grass so the cable would reach.
     
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  18. SammichLover

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    :(
    I, too, really wished that wasn't the case. But here we are, with Tesla foisting this garbage on us.
    :(
     
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    I think the story to that was that the guy's battery was at zero. The car was basically shutting down and wouldn't go into reverse, so he just drove forward so he could manage to charge and not need roadside assistance. Can't find it now though. Pretty funny picture though.
     
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  20. SammichLover

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    I loath these new configurations.

    Loath.

    It is all kinds of wrong to nose my car in just about anywhere, but these pylons make it so it is always as awkward as when both sides crowd your spot. Didn’t take a pic, but these do have scars btw.

    Here I’ve made it back civilization, Oklahoma.

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    PS The differing color is dust from some gravel roads.
     
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