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Printed Model S manuals

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by carrerascott, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    I had some manuals printed up so I can keep the originals original. The printer did an awesome job. One manual (8.5"x5.5" ) contains the Owners Guide, Safety Information, Mobile Connectors Manual, and the Warranty manual. Heavyweight full color glossy paper and metal wire bound so you can flip it open.

    To keep the price down I ordered about 15 extras.. So if anyone's interested in buying at my cost (about $15 each) plus shipping, let me know. It looks (imho) better than Tesla's manuals.

    Pics attached. PM if interested. Thanks!
     

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    I think this is a great idea, but doesn't Tesla update these periodically to match firmware upgrades? I'd worry that with the frequency of firmware updates, they may be outdated in short order. Of course, that applies to the one that came with the car too.
     
  3. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Possibly. I could always get them reprinted if anyone was interested. The more copies the cheaper. And I'm really happy with the results.
     
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    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    I have about 10 left. FYI.
     
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    Still have a few of these left... PM if you're interested.
    Thanks!
     
  6. swegman

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    Received manuals from Scott. It is very professionally done. Glossy paper and hard front and back pages. The printed material looks as good as, if not better than the manuals I received with the car. I like that they are all bound together and the spiral makes it easy to flip pages. The only change I would make is to include tabs to seperate the various books that are bound together. I recommend this set to anyone who wishes to keep their original books in a safe place while keeping a copy in the vehicle.
     
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    Thanks. I think the tabs would be a good idea but would likely jack the cost up. I do have just a few left, so if anyone wants one, let me know (see the first post for info).

     
  8. Plug Me In

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    Are the manuals in the car the same as the download files? I'm having trouble downloading the files from MyTesla page (Mac). I get a small window that opens and then nothing happens.
     
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    As far as I know they are the same. I am able to open them on my Mac. PM me your email address and I can download and then email them to you, maybe that will help...?
     
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    Down to one left. If there are a bunch of people who want them after that one is gone (I'd need about 20 to keep the price down), I can keep a waiting list of sorts.
     
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    These are all gone. If you want one post here or PM me -- once we have ~20 people I could order some more. Thanks.
     
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    #12 jpasqua, Mar 13, 2013
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    I received my printed manual today and am very happy with it. I agree about the tabs, but even without it's very nicely done.

    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
     
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    Thanks, all. Just realized I just need about 10 to re-order. Already have 3 on the "waiting list." So I'll go ahead and order some more. I am just selling this at my cost (after paypal fees and stuff, I might even be losing a few cents).
     
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    I got a new shipment of 11 more of these in, now have 8 left. If anyone wants them let me know. Selling at my cost of $15 each plus shipping. Pretty sure everyone who has received theirs has been happy with them (chime in!). Not that I'm making any $, it's just Tesla Karma. :) PM me if you want one. I can order these in batches of 11 for the best price (ordering more at once doesn't save me anything).
     
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    Very happy with mine. Looks professionally published, and the binding allows it to lie flat for easy reading. Thanks much for doing this! Now all I need is my car
     
  16. andrewket

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    Alright, I'll take one. Paypal, check?

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    Either is fine -- send me a PM.

     
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    Definitely happy with it! It is a more current version than I received with my car, and very well done :).
     
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    Scott - I received mine yesterday. Great Job! Thanks.
     
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    Down to 4 of these left if anyone else is interested. Probably won't do another printing run for a while.
     

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