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Need a UMC in Minneapolis area!

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by David99, Jun 28, 2017.

  1. David99

    David99 Active Member

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    I just left on a trip from Los Angeles to Minneapolis and realized I forgot my UMC. Anyone in the area who can borrow me one for a week?

    Please pm me!
     
  2. Rocky_H

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    I obviously don't live in Minneapolis, but I'm curious about your lodging and charging situation while you're there. Are you going to be staying with family, where you were planning to charge at their house?

    I'm just wondering why the need for using a UMC, which is only used for charging from outlets? There are a TON of J1772 and CHAdeMO, and even a Supercharger in Minneapolis, none of which need a UMC. If you're visiting family, couldn't you drop the car off at a nearby J1772, while they drive you back to their house?

    But yes, there are a lot of Tesla owners there too. I just don't know if you would happen to catch one of them on the forum, so I was offering some other suggestions.
     
  3. SageBrush

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    Ship overnight ?
     
  4. Rocky_H

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    I guess I'm still struggling to see why you even need it with a Supercharger and a bunch of charging stations there in the city.
     
  5. vletnguyen

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    PM me. I could loan you mine with refundable deposit?
     
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  6. TexasEV

    TexasEV Well-Known Member

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    David99 has been driving a Tesla for years and is a frequent contributor to this forum. If he wants a UMC on his trip, I would give him the benefit of the doubt that he has a good reason for it. He doesn't need to explain where he plans to plug into.
     
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  7. David99

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    We are staying at our place in a small town near Minneapolis. No public charging there. I have all extensions for the dryer outlet there, I've done it many tines. I just forgot to pack my UMC this time.
     
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    I think you've answered your own question here. How is doing that more convenient than charging overnight, where the car is parked anyway?
     
  9. JHawk

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    Sent you a PM too.

    You are probably coming across on I-80 but if you happen to be coming up I-35 or across on I-70 I would only be a few minutes out of your way and you can borrow one of mine. I charge at home on my UMC but bought a second one because I know I would forget to put mine in the car too if going on a trip.

    Out of curiosity, did you happen to contact Tesla service to see if they would loan you one? I doubt they would but I think it be a nice service if they did. Similar to how some auto parts stores will loan you special tools if you need them.
     
  10. Mrwatchdawg

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    I could overnight one if you want as long as you send it back :)
     
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  11. Rocky_H

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    I never remotely suggested it was more convenient. But since he did not have his charging cable, and may or may not be able to find a place to get one, I was just suggesting something that could be a reasonable alternative.
     
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  12. TonyWilliams

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    I can hook you up in some method. Just call 844-EV-PARTS (844-387-2787)
     
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  13. David99

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    Thanks so much everyone! I have a few options now! I'm still on the road.
     
  14. ColdRauv

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    I am east of St. Paul if you still need a UMC.
     

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