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Oh, you're so vain, you drove your Cybertruck to see the total eclipse of the sun.
Didn't want to take the Leer jet this time, huh? (;))


(EDIT: I think some may have missed the joke. With apologies to Carly Simon, that line approximates the lyrics to one of her 70's songs, "You're So Vain")
 
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Oh, you're so vain, you drove your Cybertruck to see the total eclipse of the sun.
Didn't want to take the Leer jet this time, huh? (;))
Nope no Leer Jet, and never going to have one for sure, ha.

Vanity didn't have anything to do with it as it's my only off road truck now. And I liked the idea of not polluting the air with my drive to see the sun.

Skipped most of the traffic by taking a few very rural backroads! Did about an hour of the drive on unpaved dirt roads, and even crossed three creeks. They don't even usually gravel the unpaved roads in Arkansas, just clear it wide enough for one truck most the time. The Cybertruck handled it all exceptionally well, so I just kept taking unpaved side roads.
 
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Tires did get a little dirty, but not bad. Here they are after the drive.. I just cleaned them off today with a power washer, and now they look new again.
Tesla Cybertruck Anyone take the Cybertuck to see the total solar Eclipse? Any range problems or reactions? IMG_0311
 


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I was sitting on my frunk bench watching it with the wife!
Same here (but not with your wife). I watched from my driveway!

Didn't want to take the Leer jet
Nope no Leer Jet
The neighbors were appropriately playing Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” album, and accidentally managed to have the last stanza of “Eclipse” playing just as we hit totality. Perfect.

I’m in the high-fidelity first-class traveling set!
 

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I took my MY because i'm still 2 weeks away from delivery - but I DID see another CT on line at the supercharger on the way to the eclips (New Hampshire)
Poor guy was fatigued at people coming to ask him questions.
Supercharger lines were INSANE but understandible.

BTW - as mentioned in another thread - the CT shows up as an "average" pickup truck in FSD graphics.. LOL
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We had a wonderful trip to Natural Bridge Arkansas to see the Total Solar Eclipse. I wanted to travel very near the centerline and figured that would be a great place to see such an amazing Solar phenomenon, and also couple it with a natural geologic wonder! I had read on tripadviser that it was a cool place, but the road in was super steep and curvy so RV's and buses couldn't make it in at all. So also maybe fewer people...

I had a bit of range anxiety, being new to all this, but we were able to skip the superchargers. I did have a backup supercharger location in mind, just in case the Cybertruck got too low.

The schedule charge feature in the app is pretty cool.

I anticipated it would take 3 hours and 45 minutes to charge from 80% on up to 100% and so set it to start charging on up (at 32amp) at 6am, as we had decided to leave at 10am. Charging hit 100% about 15 minutes before we departed, so that worked great!

Traffic was bad, but there were alternate routes for many sections and I took them all. We ended up driving for about 3 hours and 20 minutes, some of it stop and go, but still reached our destination with 72% battery remaining. At that point I knew we were golden and would have no trouble getting back, regardless of additional side trips!

We ran the toaster oven and made pizza and bagels, which also worked out great. Even a stop even at the local McDonald's was taking folks a very long time because of extremely long lines.

I wanted to drive there in a electric vehicle and the Cybertruck didn’t disappoint, at times drawing more attention than the Eclipse... Anyway, we left at 10:00 am and though the traffic was heavy, we did arrived at our destination just about 20 minutes before the fist sliver of Eclipse started. Total Solar Eclipse time at that location was 2 hours and 38 minutes.

Then 4 minutes 14 seconds of solar Eclipse totality, coupled with a Cybertruck and a natural geologic wonder!

Tesla Cybertruck Anyone take the Cybertuck to see the total solar Eclipse? Any range problems or reactions? IMG_0179


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.... - the CT shows up as an "average" pickup truck in FSD graphics.. LOL
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Ah, clearly indicates no AI consciousness emergence. Today. Or they are craftily hiding it. Hmm...🤔

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