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  • Axion Power Concentrator 373 Oct. 12 '14: Axion Nasdaq SPO Page Up; BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014 [View instapost]
    Metro, all I ask is that you make it sincere...
    Oct 17 01:27 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 372 Oct. 08 '14: Axion Nasdaq SPO Page Up; BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014 [View instapost]
    Didn't mean to give you short shrift in any way with that modifier...only meant to err on the side of understatement. But guess I mis-understated you... ;)
    Oct 9 05:50 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 372 Oct. 08 '14: Axion Nasdaq SPO Page Up; BOD Approves 50:1 Rev. Split; EPower & Axion Present At The Battery Show; 10-Q For Q1 2014 [View instapost]
    Clearly, DDG is a smart, dynamic, and assertive guy. As such I'm sure he values his time quite highly and is not in the habit of wasting it or spending it on low-return activities. My sense is that he probably wouldn't engage in such long discourse if he did not also find it valuable and/or useful for its own sake to both himself and the company. It's easily observed that Mr.I is a pretty savvy guy himself as retail investors go, one who is more than capable of holding up his end of any conversation with our CEO. Thus I would imagine DDG hung up with an improved and deeper understanding of Axion's shareholder base and POV than when the conversation began. Win-win to my mind...
    Oct 9 04:11 PM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 371 Oct. 06 '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]
    Yo! Ease up on the PBR there wouldja?. I grew up on it. And out here in the West, ice cold there's nothing better goes with a salami and cracker (and peperoncini) lunch after a hot day of cutting brush or digging rocks.. Insulting a man's brew, however humble, is just like calling his dog ugly. And my dog, he ain't ugly. Well, not mostly anyway. ;)
    Oct 7 12:08 AM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 371 Oct. 06 '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]
    iinde, I think I wanna take the opposite view--that the battery lines and the tolling contract probably served their purposes well--helping Axion in innumerable ways to develop and gain both experience and expertise in all the various phases of manufacturing and testing and QC... that said, I can easily see at this juncture how diminishing returns might probably be starting to kick in, and that both the plant and the contract may well have now just about outlived their usefulness to the primary venture of electrode production...

    So like the booster stage of an Apollo rocket stack, there comes that point in the mission when you cut it loose in order to continue on your journey to the moon. But the truth remains that you still needed it to get that far...
    Oct 6 04:43 PM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 369 Sep. 28 '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]
    Oh lord what a broad load of angst! Totally understandable... wallowing some in it myself.. but fellas!...now's the time to *not* fixate on the pipper... that's a death spiral..instead....center the ball, level the wings, and focus on the horizon, which for us is Friday of next week. Friday next, max. Yack if you have to. But Just Keep breathing, deep and deliberate, and hold the line for one more week. Just tread that water and keep your head above. This too shall pass. It sucks, but so do many things. 10 more days. Max. And It's done by then. Just hold the line. For God sakes, hold the line and hold your peace. This is the clench. The daggum clutch. Eye of the Tiger, damnit. C'mon mah bruthas, hold!
    Oct 2 12:39 AM | 22 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 367 Sep. 21 '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]
    Revenue, or I would say, a highly *credible* path/visibility to same in the nearish term...

    IWSTM some serious ink on paper would do it, even if the lines hadn't actually cranked up yet...
    Sep 24 02:45 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 367 Sep. 21 '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]
    See, inter alia, ABAT... ;)
    Sep 24 01:51 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power, A Deep Alpha Opportunity With A Clear Timeline [View article]
    MrH, I don't disagree with anything you said there... I held and advanced much the same argument last year and the year before that... this year could be the one that becomes different, or it could not. Things will remain the same, up until they don't. It's been downright maddening...

    fwiw, I do think JP's point about noise and action being inversely correlated to each other when it comes to BMW et al has no small merit.

    Time will reveal all things. Though maybe only to the next generation... ;)
    Sep 24 01:44 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • MBA Mortgage Applications [View news story]
    The question that first comes to mind is: How many of these were cash sales? I would bet at least part of this is the top 5% finding a new home for some of their stockmarket gains (oops, I almost wrote "games")...
    Sep 24 12:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power, A Deep Alpha Opportunity With A Clear Timeline [View article]
    Events (IE developments) are in the saddle. Another financing round a year or so from now, that's probably all but a given. But it could just as well be an up round. I mean, (just as it has thus far ever been) who knows what another year will bring? N999 still sitting there? All the automakers MIA? ePower still in onesie-twosies? Nothing whatsoever further from By-Solar and the whole of grid? That seems unlikely. Add in to this upcoming year the Nasdaq and DDG factors, and it's just *possible* we could see quite a bit more movement (IE something non-zero) on any or all of these fronts. Now, this of course is pretty much the same thin gruel (hope) that we've been subsisting on these these last three years, but that fact doesn't invalidate the possibilities. There still remain plenty.
    In short, the whole mood could be a whole lot different a year from now. A raise under those conditions wouldn't be but a thing. We won't know until we get there, but there could be some signs along the way...
    Sep 24 12:14 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 367 Sep. 21 '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]
    "...should absolutely be motivated to do this."

    As they sometimes say in this one community I know, "Motivation is not a Capability"

    The raw truth is that facts are not just stubborn, they can also be nasty, and if you've already lost your ass in the first half of the game, a nasty fact is that it's going to be rather hard to get off of it for the second.

    Being admonished for not helping by sitting on it is, well, kind of the classic case of insult on top of injury, even though that's clearly not what's intended.

    Doesn't make the observation and admonition any less true, but doesn't make it any more fun either...

    Still, Go Team Go! ;)
    Sep 24 10:56 AM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 367 Sep. 21 '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 think one of the signal advantages of the PbC that we sometimes forget to adequately emphasize is its durability in the PSOC regime. Applications wherein the battery is merely asked to sit around on float, at nearly 100% SOC, waiting for the infrequent opportunity to discharge and provide backup, that is truly not playing to the strength of the PbC. But applications that ask the battery to hang-out for extended periods around some PSOC and/or spend a great deal (or most) of its life at PSOC--accepting large charge currents and providing load as the application demands (ePower I'm looking at you)---that is where the PbC excels, especially I would think in durability.

    We have to remember, extended time at PSOC is what kills conventional AGM--any time spent in PSOC is where sulfation grows the best... but by definition, you have to be hanging out at some PSOC (IE less than 100%) in order to be poised to accept charge current. And that's what PbC lives to do.

    Anyway, however bad the economics (and such could always change over time, from either end), it nevertheless does seem to me that the solar application under discussion (some flavor of timeshifting), as well as others related, does, to varying degrees, require this unique virtue of the battery--IOW if it takes several hours or half the day for a battery to charge from solar/wind, then that battery is necessarily spending much of that day at PSOC. PbC eats that up with a big spoon. Others not so much.
    Sep 22 01:36 PM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 367 Sep. 21 '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, ditto. Over the years I would say I've learned (somewhat) and absorbed a lot from the discussion here about character and behavior and how true grownups and true gentlemen conduct themselves, and should conduct themselves, through both positive and negative examples. In that regard there are many folks here who are extremely admirable. HTL is definitely among them.
    Sep 22 01:14 PM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 367 Sep. 21 '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, a most excellent line of inquiry, IMHO...
    Sep 22 01:02 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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