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  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    My sincere hope is that rational buyers dont buy the crack UB ripoff but get the columbian from Axion. if this is the case, EP will be a great partner. if they buy the UB, we could be fighting for existence against it now or later. i am just really pissed that EP hawked a patent-avoidance product over a solid deal with axion. really pissed. all of this via cell phone so apologies for caps/spelling.
    Sep 20 07:00 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    Bob Averill> Well said. i agree that any success by UB is a tech win for Axion, but i am very wary of goodwill. Mainly because people tend to screw you over precisely when it suits THEM best.
    Sep 20 06:42 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    If i was in charge of Axion, when i learned of the new UB format, I would have told EP to sign a royalty license agreement or face litigation for the IP between us and a competing manufacturer. If we had to divest the battery plant and keep the carbon facility to fund such an action so be it.
    Sep 20 04:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    You talk about battered stockholder syndrome, but the Axion - EP relationship looks like a classic case of Stockholm Syndrome. The 95%+ carbon on the business end of the electrode UltraBattery is worse than an insult. It is destructive. Why the hell dont we defend our most valuable asset, our claim to lead-carbon batteries?
    Sep 20 04:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    If we thought East Penn was our friend, the latest iteration of the UB is basically a leaked nude photo of us having sex with a pony.
    Sep 20 04:24 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    I strongly disagree that its like two lawyers in a town. The other lawyer in this case is Li-ion and the other guy is lead-acid. this is a fight for control of the partnership of the lead-acid party. without a competing product to li-ion durability, lead-acid is toast. lead-carbon gives them a new lease on life but theyll be damned if they have to turn over the company to a junior trial lawyer.

    if i am not mistaken, winning a patent fight is highly positive for the share value of the winner.

    this also about what Axion CAN do. while they cant make customers buy product they can sure as hell call the cops on the guy selling blackmarket product outside the store. they can also hire the guy selling the black market product if hes a good salesman, but first you threaten, then you negotiate. eventually when someone takes your lunch money everyday in exchange for yesterdays bologna sandwich, you stop appeasing him and kick the bastard in the nuts.
    Sep 20 04:03 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    JP> Plagiarism may be flattery but copyright infringement also ruined the prospect of making money in published media, particularly music, where consumers were happy to pay less or nothing at all for degraded copies of the original recording.
    Sep 20 03:17 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    Absent any privileged info I view their relationship to Axion Power as a wolf in sheeps clothing fattening the pig ahead of the slaughter.
    Sep 20 03:02 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    I have discussed the issue casually with DeLio, Peterson, and Curcio of New Haven. Although i didnt ask their rate, I'm pretty sure a $2M retainer fee would be more than enough to do all the necessary legwork to hold those East Penn @$#!ers feet to the fire. they have shown their true colors and in a fight, aggression and escalation is extremely effective even when the opponent has more firepower. just look at ukraine. Russia's annexation of wide swath of that country is a fait acompli despite the superior military power of nato.
    Sep 20 02:45 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    If i could buy the whole offering i would demand that management dedicate at least $2M to initiating an immediate lawsuit against the UB. Put the IP fight to rest now and the IP is worth (to answer Bob Averill) the entire equity of every major lead-acid battery manufacturer on Earth.

    all we have to do is set the funds aside. just the threat of litigation (show your claws) will speed us towards a royalty license agreement.
    Sep 20 02:31 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    "The PbC is an enormously threatening technology to broad swaths of the energy storage sector and there are any number of well funded companies in the lead-acid and lithium-ion markets that would prefer to see Axion die in obscurity instead of upsetting their apple carts"

    My sentiments exactly and the reason I invested in PbC.

    It was also my number 1 gripe with TG. His soft spoken demeanor may be popular in a midwest congregation, but if we're going to play hardball with some industry heavy-hitters I'm much more comfortable with DDG at the negotiating table.

    it wouldhelp even more to have Gates or Branson at the table because there is no conflict of interest. The only wolf in sheeps clothing we know of is East Penn and family.
    Sep 20 02:21 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    If isthisonebetter wants to use strong language to illustrate a point i have no problem with it. i do have a problem with political correctness. everything he said is right on and i agree with it. furthermore, i would add i wish for all the former shareholders who collectively helped drive down the price to suffer tremendously with the knowledge that they spent their life worrying about Axion Power only to take a loss early and miss out on the upside. A wise person once said that markets are distopian. they have a tendency to harm the most people in the worst way possible at the worst time possible. with all the building doom and gloom and capitulation of late, particularly the old-timers, i am encouraged that i am on the right side of the fence.

    >APC Host: I dont believe in Trolls. I do believe there are no shortage of self-important and emotional assholes with a keyboard who hide their ugliness behind a veil of "rational argument".

    the french call the behavior "intellectual masturabation" and it is practiced primarily by academics, Marxists, or anyone else who are lacking in the visceral aspects of life.
    Sep 20 02:02 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    http://bit.ly/1v0mkY8

    CA mandate-related RFO from San Diego Gas and Electric.
    Sep 19 12:25 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 366 Sep. 18 '14: BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance [View instapost]
    Maybe it has something to do with their competitor RedFlow being up 26% today (Aussie time) and over 300% since May.

    ZBB also just experienced the death cross.
    Sep 19 11:40 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Energy Storage, Profiting From The Next Mega Market For The Power Industry [View article]
    Clarification: The key metric is: $ (system cost) / 30-minute initial peak power (30 minute MW rating) / system lifetime (when it reaches 80% of initial peak power) when cycled between 50% and 100% capacity ~5 times a day.
    Sep 18 01:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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