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Vendor Finally a place for sunglasses in Model 3!

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by skyline, Jun 10, 2019.

  1. skyline

    skyline Vendor

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    Hello TMC!

    At Skyline, we have been hard at work designing and testing cool new accessories for the Tesla community! Last year, we introduced our Case-friendly Phone Dock for Model 3, and the feedback has been clear: Model 3 owners love it! Customers who have reviewed their purchase have called it “a must have”, “the best accessory for Model 3”, and that the car “Should have came with this from the factory”. We are glad you’re enjoying it, and we hope you will continue to check up on us as we introduce more products!

    We love creating useful new products that improve the experience you have with your car every day. We decided to focus our attention on an area that was a bit lacking in the Model 3 interior: a place to store your sunglasses. The only decent options were to sacrifice the cup-holder space, or to store them in the center bin. We didn’t want to give up our cup-holders, and digging around for items in the center bin was awkward and distracting while driving.


    Our usual design process involves several concepts and prototypes, but we took that to a new level with this project. Over a span of 6 months, we created and tested over 3 dozen different designs! The design goals were to create a convenient mounting solution that would work with all eyewear frames. We placed extra emphasis on a mounting location that could easily be reached while driving. The product had to install quickly and effortlessly, and be fully removable without damaging the console. Lastly, it had to be custom made specifically to the Model 3 interior, and look as though it were a factory installed part.

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    We decided on a design that places the glasses on the undersize of the console lid. This location proved to be easy to reach while driving, and still allows the console lid to close and protect your shades. By far, the most difficult design challenge was to create a part that would securely hold nearly all frame shapes and sizes. A unique spring loaded wedge design was the key to a truly universal solution, providing force to hold your frames while also creating support for the nose bridge. The mount is secured to the Model 3 console lid with durable 3M adhesive tape, which can easily be removed without damage or residue (just apply light heat).

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    Check out the videos below to see it in action!










    The Model 3 Sunglasses Mount is in stock and available now! Be sure to check out some of the reviews from our early beta testers – we appreciate all of the feedback from the community, and we use this to create better products for everyone.

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    Looks interesting, but will wait for reviews. Great location choice! A little concerned with ease of one handed use (should be seamless and easy to drop in or lift out, but it looks a little harder than that). Also wonder about long term effects of torque on mounting surface (assuming it's double sided tape?).
     
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  3. skyline

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    These are some good points... One of the primary design intents with the mount is one-handed operation and "blind" install. We wanted user to never have to even take their eyes of the road and simply perform an install or removal of eye-ware with one hand. We believe we've accomplished this! Regarding the product unintentionally removing we've used the highest quality 3M double sided tape to prevent this. Furthermore, we of course offer 100% customer satisfaction and are more than willing to replace any defects should the mount ever fail. Lastly, we have customer reviews of the product on our site helloskyline.com
     
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  5. commasign

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    Got mine a couple weeks ago. Works great.

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  6. skyline

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  7. Zenov

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    Understood. But I found that space to be rather useless with how frustrating it was to just reach into a pile of stuff in there. The organizer makes way more sense to me but glad to see some options for others that may like the cavern.
     
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    I use this Screenshot (122).png
     
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  9. ohsnapclick

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    Looks like a nice product, but not worth $27 for me. I’ll stick with my current tray that, for me, is more functional and reasonably priced.
     
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    Agreed. Also, if the sunglasses are on the clip, it appears as if it still gets in way of being able to stick your hands down into the storage area easily. Then again, I have big hands haha
     
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    My only issue with the placement is using the center area for actual storage. Like storing a water bottle or tissues and hand sanitizer. It might scratch my $$$ sunglasses. I noticed in the video they show the storage compartment completely empty.
     
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    I agree, $27 is too much for such a product.
     
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    Hey if it’s made in the USA I say charge $27.
     
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  14. DirtyT3sla

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    $27 for a little plastic clip x_x looks innovative at least
     
  15. SeanM

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    I bought this at Amazon, there are a lot of different vendors who are selling it ranging from around $8 - $18. Has a decent place for my shades and also can keep change in it too.
     
  16. wtwieder

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    Unfortunately, your clip would interfere with an accessory tray I added to my storage bin to make small items like change, cleaning solution spray, OTG adapter and screen cleaning cloths accessable. Seldom used items like a flashlight are stored under the tray in the deep bin. . I keep my sunglasses in the tray under the armrest.
     
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  18. Tim Hyatt

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    My tray is great. less than $15 IMG_0164.JPG
     
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  20. Tim Hyatt

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    by the way, i bought it from taptes
     
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