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Protecting UMC cable while charging outside

Discussion in 'Model 3: Battery & Charging' started by runelind, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. runelind

    runelind Member

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    At my in-laws that we visit perhaps once a month, I’ll be charging via an extension cord, so the UMC will be sitting outside. The UMC will be somewhat exposed - since it is not waterproof, is there an easy solution for protecting the connections and the UMC box from the elements? I was thinking of getting some kind of NEMA enclosure, but wanted to hear what other people have done.
     
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    brkaus Well-Known Member

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    I read in a recent similar post that someone suggested placing the UMC on top of the rear tire. At least it would be off the ground and partially sheltered from the elements.
     
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  4. ewoodrick

    ewoodrick Well-Known Member

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    Just cover and lift off ground, much easier to do it on the cheap
     

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