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Frito Lay 100% electric truck in my neighborhood!

Posted on:
Monday, April 1st, 2013
Author:
Ken

I did a double take at the parking lot of the local Safeway grocery store this weekend when I saw this Frito Lay truck. It is 100% electric! A quick google turned up the Smith Electric Company who supplies these electric trucks to delivery companies. How cool!

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Met my neighbor who owns a Tesla Roadster.

Posted on:
Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
Author:
Ken

I recently met my neighbor who owns a Tesla Roadster. He bought it in 2009 and has about 15,000 miles on it and loves it (as I do too!). I’ve not convinced him to let me drive it yet, but I’m working on it! We were just chatting on the topic of renewable energy and [...]

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J1772 charging

Posted on:
Saturday, January 14th, 2012
Author:
Ken

Here are some random photos of the electric car charging at one of those ChargePoint chargers using the high voltage, level 2 port, with the J1772 adaptor. I’ve charged at the Pleasanton Stoneridge Mall, Hayward Walgreens, and SFO airport.

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Shed Complete!

Posted on:
Sunday, August 24th, 2008
Author:
Ken

The Big Max Ultra Shed was pretty straight forward to assemble with the exception of the roof. I did it by myself mostly with help from my wife only on occasion when I needed someone to hold things in place. It took about 2 hours to assemble everything except for the roof. The roof itself [...]

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Shed foundation done.

Posted on:
Friday, August 22nd, 2008
Author:
Ken

I finished the skid foundation last Sunday. I will buy the shed this weekend and put it together. Almost time to start working on the car!!

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