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Sunglasses Clip

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Bill D, Mar 15, 2014.

  1. Bill D

    Bill D Member

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    Since the MS lacks an overhead compartment for sunglasses, I snap mine into a bent paper clip for quick one-hand access with no risk of scratching or smudging. The clip is held in place with tape behind the trim.

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  2. Kensiko

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    Interesting. I'm looking for a solution too, it will not stay in the compartment below the screen.

    BTW what's under the grill ? Cameras for wipers and headlights ?
     
  3. SDRick

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    I like the idea, very creative. Are you still using this clip and are you happy with it?

    While you are at it, why don't you come up with a design for the missing coat hooks!
     
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  4. NikeWings

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    Man, you sure know how to bend a good looking paper clip!
    +1 for a creative coat hook.
     
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  5. SDRick

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    Has anyone tried making one? It is not as easy as it looks.
     
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    I can't bend a paper clip back into even reasonable shape after its held a stack of paper together.
    Its amazing what he has done!
     
  7. Naonak

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    I designed and printed one on my 3D Printer. I guess I could make the file available if there's interest... but I've still been refining it as I'm not 100% happy with it... but it works and keeps my sunglasses in there even during most ludicrous launches.
     
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    I'd definitely be interested in the stl file for this if you're willing to share it!
     
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    How much would you charge for an actual copy?
     
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    Tried those and they drove me crazy. Went with these instead and love'em. Out of the way and super easy quick to use one handed
     
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    I just bought one of those clips. Perhaps I'm doing something wrong, but it seems like a two-handed ordeal. How do you do with one hand?
     
  14. Gizmotoy

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    Same. Or maybe a picture?

    I thought about designing a clip that would slip onto the front of the bin below the center console. Then the glasses could dangle below the bin out of sight, while preserving the bin for other uses. The geometry looks like it would support a clip, I just haven't gotten around to making one yet. A little lockout so rear passengers would stop accidentally unbuckling my center-mounted carseat was a higher priority :)
     
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    #15 SDRick, Aug 30, 2016
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    First I tried making my own by bending a thick paper clip with poor results. I then purchased both of the plastic commercial clips recommended up thread. For me, they both left a lot to be desired.

    My solution is simple, out-of-the-way and a one hand operation. This assumes you have a center console.
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  16. Naonak

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    Here's my current iteration of the sunglass retainer... it's not perfect and I still need to refine it. Feel free to play with it.
     

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    I keep mine in the driver door interior handle/pocket.
     
  18. Reekdog

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    Try this for sunglasses
    This for coat hooks
     
  19. theslimshadyist

    theslimshadyist NashVegas!

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    Here's another great coat hook option. It appears to hold double the weight (8lbs) over the plastic hook 4lb weight limit. Downside is they are pricey.

    T-Hooks for Model S (set of 2)
     

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