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Full up at Newburgh charging and moved an ICER

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by CraZ8, Aug 6, 2015.

  1. CraZ8

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    #1 CraZ8, Aug 6, 2015
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    It was a beautiful night coming through Newburgh so me wifey and our 13 lb Pekingnese stopped at Cosimos for some great Italian food. A second model S showed up within minutes, but then a Lexus parked in a supercharger spot. The people could not of been that clueless with the lit chargers and signs "Tesla charging only". Shortly there after all spaces were filled with a gaggle of Teslas (Tesli?) and a white model S was left waiting. I directed the owner to the fellow sitting inside and he was asked politely to move his car. There was other spots not to much further away. I noticed the cars were from New York, New Jersey, California and Maryland. This charger is becoming very popular!
     

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    In a way I'm jealous. The supercharger near my place (just off I-80 west of SLC) is almost always empty. During the few months I've had the car I've only seen three other Teslas there.

    But then again, I never have to wait...
     
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    With the ones in West Wendover and SLC, I don’t even know why they built that one in Tooele.
     
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    I don't know Tesla's reasoning but I can say that having the supercharger installed so close to my house was the deciding factor in my buying an S.
     
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    Oh no, you're one of those people?
    The best place for superchargers should be 100 or so miles from your house in every direction, not close to your house.
     
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    In in the same boat. There's a supercharger on the way to work and that was a big part of my purchase decision. Not everyone can install a charger at their house!
     
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    Maybe so we don't have to fight our way downtown but just stay on UT201? You can see the SC at Tooele from I-80 :love: (as you whizz by in your ICE).
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    Apartment or condo I would understand. If you own your house, it's pretty rare to find a situation where you can't install a 240V outlet.
     
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    He could be one of those people who just says "wow, this Tesla company really *is* serious" and hardly chargers there.
    But seeing a supercharger in his neighborhood was enough convincing.
     
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    heh, that's me in black. Note that the charger up front, where the silver one is, did not work for me. I've been using that charger for a few weeks as i come through here usually every thursday night, but on this specific day that charging spot was giving me an 'unable to charge, check charger power source' error on the screen. I plugged and unplugged several times with the same error. The charge port ring was just white I think (not yellow or red). I gave up and moved to the back spot there by the transformers.
     
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    We charged there last month on our way back from Jackson Wy. Good SC coverage across Western I80.
     
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    Did the Lexus owner move his car? If so what was his reaction?
     
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    He knew screwed up when I pointed him out to the guy waiting, seemed a little chagrined. It reminds of to a lesser extent of the people who park in handicapped spaces because they are to lazy to walk an extra 100 feet.
     
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    I don't think the management at cosimos would be appreciative of you pissing off the ICErs lol but I also keep a stack of these haha

    It's worth noting that these stations also say "30 minute general parking" so they are meant to be shared...
     
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    Only the two at the far right say that. The other four say tesla charging only.
    Love the ICER cards. I will have to download those.
     

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