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New Tesla Cord Wrangler Design (and colors)

Discussion in 'Tesla Parts for Sale' started by davidgeller, Sep 18, 2017.

  1. davidgeller

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    A little over a year ago, when my wife got her Model X, I set out to help manage the dangling charging cord in our garage. I created a kit of three parts that I 3D printed that helped hold the charging cord and plug. I figured other Tesla owners would find them useful so I placed the items for sale on Etsy.

    After servicing many happy customers, throughout the world, I've recently redesigned the kit to be easier to install and use and slightly more stylish.

    Tesla Cord Wrangler Kit

    The new version integrates one of the hooks into the plug holder and we're also now shipping mounting screws and drywall hooks. The parts are 3D printed on-demand and available in black, gray, white, red, orange and green!

    As a modern-day twist on allowances, my 14 year old daughter has been charged with managing the store, taking orders, providing customer service and shipping! She keeps most of the profit! Eventually she plans to learn some 3D modeling as well.
     

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  2. Lmlagarce

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    Ordered! I've been using a screw I put into the wall
     
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    Tesla sells one for $25.
     
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    Well this is getting awkward.
     
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  5. Des0t0

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    It's been out of stock for 3+ weeks. I'm purchasing this one. Thanks
     
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    It looks great and I love the family business component! My Roadster charger is in the garage but my MS charger is outside the garage so I would need to drill into concrete. Is that a problem or would some kind of strong double sided tape product work best?
     
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    I like the cord wrangler. I am using the Tesla hanger and the looped cord has a droop radius of about two feet. Less during the heat of the summer.
    My addition was to get a bike water bottle cage and mount it about a foot under the 14-50 plug. The cage supports the weight of the lump of electronics (is there a name for this lump?) that holds the green charging light.
     
  8. davidgeller

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    How would it be awkward? The part made by Tesla is excellent, and stylish. We're not competing with them. We simply have a craft-version of something that performs a similar role but can be ordered in different colors and never runs out of stock.
     
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    The lump is the UMC. We'll have a holder for that, too, shortly! In our garage our 240V outlet sits fairly high off the ground, so we've never had to worry about the lump hitting the floor. It just dangles. ;)
     
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    Drilling into concrete would be straightforward, but you'd have to secure those parts at your local hardware store. Should you get our kit, just take the mounting screws that come with it to the hardware store and look for masonry anchors that'll fit with them.
     
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    How does it hold up if you don't drill into studs in the drywall? The cord seems like it has a little bit of weight to it.

    Also, can you post pics of all the colors if possible? Even if its just the filaments (right terminology?) that go into producing it?
     
  12. bart513

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    Sweet! So happy to help another Tesla owner/inventor!
     
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  13. number12

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    I'm just joking. I'm all about this and will be ordering one.
     
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    Nice unit,, Thingaverse has models for people with access to a 3D printer and just made one yesterday..
     
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  15. davidgeller

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    Seems to do well just with drywall anchors (included). I've been tweaking the design (setting the holes up to allow more of the screw to protrude through the part).

    Here are some pictures. White and green don't appear (temporarily out; waiting on filament from Amazon...).
     

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    Tesla should have been giving them away from day one.
     
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    Yep, there are several. One day everyone will have one. And by "one" I mean and Tesla *and* a 3D printer!
     
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    I just ordered one. Happy to support an enterprise that involves family members in entrepreneurial ventures!
     
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    Please get that created. I am buying one of those for sure!!
     

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