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Do we know what vehicle these are for? They look like Model Y castings to me.
yes. Those are Model Y castings. I don't know why they put them outside (maybe so they'll cool without heating the place up?).
 

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Impressive speed of set up!

Fortunately Joe got out there early and verified that!

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Very interestingly, there is a couple more robotic arms that are used for removing the castings in Texas. Maybe they need multiple due to the size of the Cybertruck? Or… Maybe they’re casting more than one casting at a time ;)

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Wow that’s crazy. Cooking along now!

Its like watching your grandmother and grandfather making your mom! But with less sweat and... Musk is your grandpa!

Well at least your truck’s grandpa. Some of us identify deeply with our Future siblings.
 


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yes. Those are Model Y castings. I don't know why they put them outside (maybe so they'll cool without heating the place up?).
There's this new press being built that has a bunch of room being taken up (joking)

I think they probably lost a lot of floor space with the 9T being built now. Large project area.
 
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Before anyone goes TOO crazy with suspicions of the bot "head count".... There are 2 bots on top of the press that service between cycles(lube, I believe). See this video for press in action :)

 

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Before anyone goes TOO crazy with suspicions of the bot "head count".... There are 2 bots on top of the press that service between cycles(lube, I believe). See this video for press in action :)

man, i hope they have factory tours at pickup!
 


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Me at the factory telling. I'd be telling all the assembly employees useless "facts" I know about the tooling.
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“Oh yeah, that’s the zoomgrabber 8K. We saw when they un-packed that back in January. See that ding there? Joe has a picture of the forklift backing into it while lifting some Gigapress bits…”
 

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I'm pretty sure they're moving quickly is because idra has a team of installers there helping them put this giant puzzle together. For whatever it cost prob in the tens of millions...they can afford an install team to travel to the clients install location to help, paid for by the client of course. But yes faster faster...need to see some CT castings pronto. Hopefully more details next week at Q4 meeting...price range and features pls!

 

 
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