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  • Clearsign's Lies, Omissions, And One 'Bad Actor' [View article]
    So you have actually witnesed and looked at data that it does infact reduce NOx emmisions, remove particulates, and improve efficiency at a level that makes it attractive commercially at commercial scales (>1MMBTU)?

    If you have not then you cannot claim it works. Again, where is the third party verification?
    Feb 12, 2013. 01:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Clearsign's Lies, Omissions, And One 'Bad Actor' [View article]
    "Oh, and I do not care who invented ECC. I just know it works, many others know it works and do not care about the inventor credit either. Once the ECC technology is commercialized, those that got in early, say at, $4.45 will do real well. "

    How do you know it works? Where is the independent test results? Is this your attempt to "distort" the truth?
    Feb 12, 2013. 01:36 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Clearsign's Lies, Omissions, And One 'Bad Actor' [View article]
    Ben,
    "Dr. Thomas Hartwick, an early technical advisor to ClearSign..."
    "I summarized the basic science status before I left ClearSign in a report dated 3/7/2012."

    When did Hartwick leave ClearSign, and where is this report?
    Feb 11, 2013. 01:01 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Clearsign's Lies, Omissions, And One 'Bad Actor' [View article]
    MDB capital and management is looking to sell their stock to other investors at the highest possible price, so of course they are going to paint the rosiest of pictures.

    Matt and other shorts are looking to buy back their shorted shares at as low of price as possible and so will provide a negative light.

    This is the case on any stock. At this point investors need to examine the claims and evidence of both viewpoints and decide for themselves where the truth actually is. At this point the market for the last several months has seen this closer to Matt's views.

    Since you are so close with management, does their plan include having their technology evaluated by an independent party anytime soon?
    Feb 9, 2013. 02:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Clearsign's Lies, Omissions, And One 'Bad Actor' [View article]
    I have said before that I am short this stock. There is no scheme. Putting me on ignore just shows how you avoid the truth. I have not seen one iota of evidence that has proved the facts Matt has brought out in the open proven wrong. I do not work with Matt, but I have great admiration for his investigative prowess.
    Feb 9, 2013. 02:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Clearsign's Lies, Omissions, And One 'Bad Actor' [View article]
    "You and your type are just another impediment to avoid in the world of investing. Lesson learned. "

    You learned the wrong lesson. The real lesson is: Don't invest in companies that have shady management, who lie about their past.

    You wrote an awful lot to completely ignore every single fact that Matt has brought to the light. Why crucify the messenger?

    Goodson may have ruined careers by hiring recent PhD grads he knew he could not pay. That completely disgusts me. How can anyone trust money with someone like this?
    Feb 9, 2013. 12:56 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Is CLIR: Why The Shorts Are Wrong About ClearSign Combustion [View article]
    I expect Matt to come out with an another article with additional troubling information at some point. But the writing was on the wall in his other articles.
    Dec 18, 2012. 12:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Is CLIR: Why The Shorts Are Wrong About ClearSign Combustion [View article]
    Ben and Lou's articles are also motivated by self interest, as they have also explained. You assumed Matt is here for a "quick buck", but yet he remains. He could have already made a "quick buck." So obviously that assumption is wrong. It appears to me that he is here, like you, for the long haul.

    It is important to know what their self interest is, but it does not mean the message is wrong. What is important is understanding what is the truth, and what that means going forward. Whether Matt talks to CLIR or not does not change the fact that Goodson, ECC Inventor, has previously lied about his resume and has a checkered past.

    Why are open dialogues through seeking alpha articles and subsequent discusions a bad thing?

    "Commercialization is just around the corner and we will do fine. I think I will go out and count my chickens…. " That is a pretty brave statement. That is not at all certain, but dilution around the corner is.
    Nov 15, 2012. 02:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Is CLIR: Why The Shorts Are Wrong About ClearSign Combustion [View article]
    Particulates:
    Actually the white paper says "The improvement in opacity is greater than 90%." The relationship between opacity and particulate concentration is not exactly straightforward and depends on a variety of parameters (such as particle size, distance of measuring light, etc). Although opacity can be used to monitor particulate matter once the relationship is correctly established.

    As far as the actual experiment they are heating biomass in a crucible (what exactly?) and causing it to smoke. The smoke is not from the normal flame but the heating of this biomass. I don't think this is a fair comparison to what the particulate matter concentration (or opacity if you like) from a typical combustion flame to one with the ECC tech. What we need is direct measurements of particulate matter with ECC tech and without it for the same burner, not heating some biomass. And it needs to be done with the larger scale burners.

    Nox:
    "In August of this year we used this technique to enable a burner design that was able to reduce emissions of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) to extremely low levels of 15 parts per million."

    A ppm measurement tells us nothing without a baseline to compare it to. A % reduction number is what is required. State EPAs usually use a lb/mmbtu for regulations, so those units would probably better. It also is not clear whether this burner is the 1mmbtu/hr burner or another. Also we don't know if this design used FGR or not.

    Very mature insults though, really helps to foster open discussion.
    Nov 13, 2012. 03:50 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Is CLIR: Why The Shorts Are Wrong About ClearSign Combustion [View article]
    Still waiting on your relationship with MDB Capital.... and how you were able to buy pre ipo...
    Nov 12, 2012. 07:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Is CLIR: Why The Shorts Are Wrong About ClearSign Combustion [View article]
    Sorry I wanted to make a correction. I assumed the patent had 20 years to expiration. I was incorrect, as this patent is already expired, because Thermal Energy Systems or Goodson failed to pay the maintenance fees for it.
    Nov 12, 2012. 07:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Is CLIR: Why The Shorts Are Wrong About ClearSign Combustion [View article]
    There are a number of short articles posted everyday on Seeking Alpha. Your articles are nearly always discussing broad views of the market, and rarely particular stocks. Then two articles addressing concerns on MDB Capital companies come up recently and you are there to defend both. This is very much out of the nature of your other articles. It strikes me as odd behavior.
    Nov 12, 2012. 06:10 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Is CLIR: Why The Shorts Are Wrong About ClearSign Combustion [View article]
    How much savings in energy usage and pollution reduction? This question is only answerable by management and CLIR. They have given ZERO measurements of efficiency improvements, particulate removal, or NOx reduction. I would prefer third party verification, but there isn't even numbers to verify yet.

    The other misconception is the size of the potential market for the tech. Lout Basenese and MDB Capital would have you believe it is huge. But they make the failure and look at estimates for all pollution control. The truth is most pollution control potential in the world in the next several years is in CO2 emissions, something this tech does nothing for.

    Particulate removal is simple to filter out of flue gasses. Actually it makes no sense why you want particulate to gather on your burning equipment anyway.

    As for the NOx reductions I have very serious doubts whether it will be significant, but I am still waiting on some data.
    Nov 12, 2012. 12:56 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Is CLIR: Why The Shorts Are Wrong About ClearSign Combustion [View article]
    So you are worried about lies, but will look past the fact that Ben's own research has confirmed Mr. Goodson has lied about his resumes by quite a bit. Funny how he tried to spin this as positive.

    For all you who don't actually read these articles it is located in the last paragraph in "Scientific Development vs. Technology Development" section of this article. Plus Matt has gone over this in his articles.
    Nov 12, 2012. 12:45 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Is CLIR: Why The Shorts Are Wrong About ClearSign Combustion [View article]
    Sorry Ben, but I have no relationship with Mr. Berry, with the exception of being on the same side of a couple of trades in the past. It is in these past analyses that I have found his work to be thorough and correct.

    Again the longs always try to discredit the messenger instead of the message.

    What is your relationship with MDB Capital? How were you able to be long the stock prior to IPO?

    Lou Basenese refused to answer whether he had any relationship with MDB Capital or whether him/friends or employers recieve benefit for the defense of MDB Capital companies.

    You disclose you are long PAMT and ZBB. Both are MDB Capital companies... seems like you are the one cheering on MDB Capital, just like Mr. Lou.

    I suggest everyonel look at PAMT, another MDB Capital Company. Check out the stock chart after it was exposed on Seeking Alpha(defended by Lou) and lockup expired in late September.
    Nov 12, 2012. 12:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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