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Supercharger - Watertown, NY

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by ItsNotAboutTheMoney, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Active Member

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    So this just popped up Open on Supercharge.info:
    Watertown, NY
    21182 Salmon Run Mall Loop W

    Creating a thread because every Supercharger deserves one.

    Interstates: I-81
    US Number Highway <= 5 miles: US-11

    I-81:
    From: Syracuse, NY - 68.5 miles
    To: End (Wellesley Island, NY) - 31.1 miles
    From: Binghamton, NY - 140 miles
    To: Kingston, ON - 62 miles
    To: Cornwall, ON - 116 miles

    Looks like it's a big deal for the connection to Montreal. :)

    To: Gatineau, QC - 127 miles
    Oh and Ottawa, ON/Gatineau, QC. Forget about there.
     
  2. chargeshare

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    I just noticed this too. Hopefully there are more out there like this one that are near opening that someone just hasn't found.
     
  3. Kickin

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    #3 Kickin, Jun 24, 2016
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    image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg You beat me to it! Anyway, I'm here charging and verified it's working! This was a huge surprise! I found out about it on plugshare!
     
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  4. mikeash

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    How delightful! I'm planning a trip in August and Watertown is one of my stops. This will make things much simpler. Thanks for posting about it.
     
  5. Half Dollar Bill

    Half Dollar Bill Traveller, teacher, poet, accountant

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    So THAT'S where the Plattsburgh crew went?
    Come on south to PA next, fellas!
     
  6. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

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    If they're a New York crew, then it'd make sense for them to go across the state and do Queensbury/Glens Falls to finish winterizing I-87. (Albany to Plattsburgh is 153 miles).

    But yes, with I-80 West being worked on, I-80 East could use a bit of love.
     
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    Just went straight from Ottawa to Syracuse. Made with very little to spare but I had to go a lot slower than I wanted to. Hopefully Ottawa will just pop up like this one.
     
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    I wonder if the supercharger planning team makes bets on when locations will get discovered. I can imagine the suspense would be thrilling as construction neared completion without being 'found'. :)
     
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    Nice find and location.
    Could have used it last September when I visited Ogdensburg (Frederic Sackrider Remington Art Museum ==>> awesome).
    I was pretty certain I couldn't make it back, went on to charge @ Cornwall, and circled Lake Ontario.

    Two other NEW Superchargers on that loop are Port Hope and Grimsby.
    Seems the entire area is filling in very nicely.
     
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    EF OIL? :) Syracuse area is a bit far for me but I would like to see more on I-87. I am on that 2-3 times a month
     
  11. thelastdeadmouse

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    This one is really exciting for me. I live in the North Country and all my family is in the Syracuse area about 150 miles away. I'm a Model 3 reservation holder and had been considering a used S60 but I was worried it or a base 3 wouldn't have enough range in winter. This location being right off the route I take anyway means a 10 minute stop will give me enough power to not have to worry about range in any conditions.

    Although I do wish they'd put it on the other side of the highway next to the Five Guys instead... :D
     
  12. SureValla

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    I wonder why Tesla doesn't email everyone within some radius (say 500 mi) of a new supercharger that it is now available. Seems strange to find out on plugshare.
     
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    They do, I get them about a week after opening, but I'm not sure of the radius they use. I was notified about Harrisburg, Tannersville, and all of the NJ ones, but I suspect the radius is much closer to 100/150 miles.
     
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    I'm guessing the email only goes to current owners too
     
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    I've received a bunch of announcement e-mails after I bought my car. The most distant one was for Asheville, NC, over 400 miles away! On the other hand, I don't seem to have received one for Harrisburg. Maybe they're cutting down the radius to avoid spamming people so much.

    For whatever reason, it seems to take them about a week after opening before they send out the announcement. I'm not sure if they try to do a "soft opening" before telling everybody or if they're just slow.
     
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    I'm charging at this supercharger right now. It's topping out at 72A. That said, I'm happy it's here and it will make getting to/from Ottawa a lot easier. It was a nice surprise to see when plotting our route from Erie last night.
     
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    #17 ItsNotAboutTheMoney, Jun 30, 2016
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    Stupid question: have you tried multiple stalls?

    Either way, please notify Tesla if you haven't already done so.
     
  18. nobert

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    I have, and I did. FWIW when I've reported them in the past, I was given the impression that they had data on charging rates for the chargers, likely from the cars themselves. E.g., a rep said I should use stall 1A because her data indicated that the one I was using was slow.
     

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