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Last week I drove 600 miles in a Mk2 LEAF to Wales and back. Due to the non-existence of any Rapid Chargers north of the M4 I had to rely on destination charging which was nearly all Zero Carbon World 32A Commando sockets. Without the Portable EVSE box and a 6.6kw enabled Mk2 LEAF this trip would not have been possible:
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Elan Valley Visitor Centre
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Drover Cycles (who just took delivery of a EV Renault Kangoo)
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Actually that last one was a Type 2, but you get the idea!

I also rapid charged twice on the way up and 4 times on the way back. The only posts that failed were Source West in Bath (Needed a power cycle) and Chargemaster in Builth Wales with no signage or parking bay paint meaning both spaces were ICEd. So the only let downs were the companies who currently charge for charging and/or require RFID cards
 

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I fully support peoples rights to build and use that ever they like, so long as they take responsibility for it.

Firstly I am sure I could build an EVSE myself, however I would be constantly second guessing myself, did I put the wire in the right place etc etc. For this reason I don't tend to do DIY as the outcomes never hit the impossibly high standards I set myself.

So I would like to ask, is there anyone here who would build me an EVSE, I will of course foot the bill for the parts and your time. I would like it to be a type two socket with a 13amp plug on the other end, happy for it to be set to something like 6-10 amps max, that way I could be just used anywhere as a backup.

Once handed over I will absolve you of all responsibility, so you don't need to worry about liability as should I plug it in while in the bath or something stupid,

Seriously though if anyone wants to take me up on this, let me know
 

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A lead with a commando plus on the end and the evse in the middle with a type 1/2 cable on the other end the DIY evse video shows what Paul has
 

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A lead with a commando plus on the end and the evse in the middle with a type 1/2 cable on the other end the DIY evse video shows what Paul has
Someone posted a command > three pin adapter on here I think, would that be OK? I'm kind of thinking about camping holidays and such, we have the standard LEAF EVSE so three-pin only.
 

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32A to 3 pin socket lead would work for using EVSE brick at 10A for overnight charge.......
 
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Do you have a link/more information as to where I could acquire such a thing? Thanks! :D
THIS IS ONLY SUITABLE FOR TRICKLE CHARGING VIA THE EVSE BRICK (10A)
32A Commando: LINK
3 pin waterproof socket: LINK
H07 1.5mm Waterproof Rubber Cable: LINK

If you can wire a 3 pin plug, which one of them is, you should be working out the Commando!

If you really do want someone else to make it for you; these people will: http://essentialsupplies.co.uk/acatalog/ho7cable.html?gclid=CPPzlIjn4r0CFbLMtAodW2kAeg
 

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THIS IS ONLY SUITABLE FOR TRICKLE CHARGING VIA THE EVSE BRICK (10A)
32A Commando: LINK
3 pin waterproof socket: LINK
H07 1.5mm Waterproof Rubber Cable: LINK

If you can wire a 3 pin plug, which one of them is, you should be working out the Commando!

If you really do want someone else to make it for you; these people will: http://essentialsupplies.co.uk/acatalog/ho7cable.html?gclid=CPPzlIjn4r0CFbLMtAodW2kAeg
Thanks, I'll manage.



I hope. ;)



Or most likely try to avoid the need, but you never know, I'm not very good at not tinkering.
 
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