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  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    Bought at the ask. Not worried about 1/5th of a cent. This buy wins or I lose all or most of it - and I am going to move more dry powder into my account. You never can actually know what the cards will be when they are all turned face up, but I like my hand. I can't believe I am betting on TG after all the negative things I have said about him. However, I never called him a fool so win lose or draw I'm in! And I'll bet you dollars to doughnuts Bob Averill knows what hand he's holding also.
    Jun 12 01:19 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    "It was the best of times and the worst of times!" Charles Dickens from a "Tale of Two Cities." That describes Axion right now in a nut shell.

    I was thinking about the search for a partner to provide PbC's to BMW. All these years of work to produce a carbon electrode that any AGM battery producer could use to manufacture PbC's with very little change in their production process. Virtually any AGM battery company could, with the addition of a second automated carbon electrode line, solve BMW's concern about Axion as a sole source. In the giant scheme of things that doesn't take much money. The conclusion of a deal, a little space and a few million dollars for the automated carbon electrode line. Easy expansion.

    The same can be said for any other auto or truck manufacturer in the world. If TG is the supreme negotiator according to JP, now is his chance to shine. Conclude one deal and ride off into the sunset. "Happy trails to you!"

    If there is any reality at all to Axion's original goal of providing PbC electrodes to the world's AGM producers now is the time for that 10 year dream to come true.

    As for all the other irons in the fire they all have potential. In poker you really want to know what your odds are for success. TG is in a terrific position to know his odds. He just completed a long search for a strategic partner. All who were interested wanted 60% and TG said "Nyet."

    However, TG does have a good idea what he could get for a controlling interest in the company and he could pretty easily extrapolate that into what the company could be sold for. He knows the status of every deal the company has hanging. He knows how much time the company has to get things done.

    This is not the time for TG to "Just say no!" You don't hack your way through 10 years of jungle and suddenly decide that if it takes another 10 years of unending jungle you will just keep on hacking forever. The fountain of youth is right in front of him. I can't believe he won't dive right into it. It's all down to making one deal. I don't believe he will fail to get one done. I may be insane, but I am buying some AXPW today!

    I can't remember how to spell Robert Averill's name so if I got it wrong sorry. But if he's willing to toss 3/4's of million into the pot I can certainly stand to toss in a few chips of my own in the pot. The man's no fool, so here we go again. In the sock drawer and not coming out. If I lose it all tough nuggies!
    Jun 12 01:10 PM | 22 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    Wonder if any of the shorts were paper shares held by Rosewater principals who were around in your time JP?
    Jun 12 01:09 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    Tim, it irks me to no end that you had a good idea and it was never developed. Was it for apu? Oh well, you would probably have had to sign an NDA and we would have never heard from you again.
    Jun 11 06:17 PM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 243: June 11: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    I am looking forward to HTL's analysis of today's trades - particularly buy sell ratio.
    Jun 11 05:29 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 242: June 8: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    If you say "NO" to increasing the shares, and the no's carry the day, pitch your investment in the trash can next. I doubt that will ever happen. It would be like putting a shotgun to your head and pulling the trigger.
    Jun 11 02:52 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 242: June 8: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    I hate to say this but barring a major win of some kind (you can make up your own version of what that would be) I think there isn't a chance in hell that Mr. Market will take any interest in AXPW. I think this stock is only interesting to people already committed to it, or pure gamblers at heart. I never thought Axion would be in this situation the entire time I owned it. I can't imaging the stress Tom Granville must be experiencing. Maybe all the past trials and tribulations have made him immune to stress. I sure hope so.

    The trouble with chasing nothing but big companies and big deals are "if you live by the sword you die by the sword". I've called on a lot of large companies and closed some big company deals. However, when dealing with large companies it is often like pushing in a part of a balloon when you go in the door. When you leave it pops right back out again and nothing has changed. You have to have someone on the inside who really wants your business, otherwise you can forget it. That seems to be the case with BMW.

    On the other hand they might be telling Axion that you have to pull yourself up to a level we can actually do business with or else we can't really do anything with the PbC. Who thought back when NS issued its PO for the 999 batteries it would still not be on the tracks nearly a year later.
    Jun 11 02:20 AM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 242: June 8: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    DR> I think Axion requires every customer receiving any PbC data or batteries to sign an NDA. I won't be going to the shareholder meeting but for those that do I would love someone to ask that question directly. To preclude any wiggle room on the answer I would ask if all companies who receive a PbC battery must sign an NDA. I got a $100 that says they do, but definitive proof will probably be impossible to obtain.
    Jun 10 06:32 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 242: June 8: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    Metro> Not trying to be disagreeable but I heard "At this point, it's up to the battery" in 2009 with the $26M financing. As far as I'm concerned it is almost a secret battery. A riddle, wrapped in an NDA, inside an enigma.
    Jun 9 10:39 PM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 241: June 4: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    Inndelco> I grant you it can't stay in the shop forever. But it better come pretty soon because Axion's situation reminds me of a line from the Eagles "Life in the fast lane."

    "Doctor says he's coming, but you got to pay him cash!"
    Jun 7 10:19 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 241: June 4: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    Futurist> No one wants Axion to succeed more than me. It is the easiest way for me to recover my losses. The stock is practically free but it still isn't going up! And God knows I want the Axionistas on this board to succeed to. I keep looking for a light at the end of the tunnel and TG keeps telling me its coming, but so far the tunnel is dark as a cave at midnight.
    Jun 7 08:38 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 241: June 4: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    Bazooooka> I really can't comment further because it would be like publishing personal communications sent to you from someone else in a SA personal message. I think if I had said it was not technical issues alone it would have been more accurate.

    I will add however that it is obvious it didn't work out and I think JP made a similar statement as mine some comments ago. What's private stays private with me. However, I didn't get all the gory details anyway. Not every business deal flies. Nature of the beast.
    Jun 7 08:23 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 241: June 4: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    481086> My comment was not directed at you. You aren't a whinner. I remember when you got clobbered on C&D and didn't whine once. Look around the board and the people whining are obvious as an elephant in the comment stream.

    My decision to move to the sidelines has been the right move. If I bought Axion at today's closing price with all the funds I received when I sold I would have a net gain of 25% more shares.

    I follow the stock and the APC's closely looking for a reentry point. I bought a small stake before the financing after I sold hoping for a strategic partner, but I sold a day before the conference call because I was sure in my own mind it wasn't going to happen. I had concluded when the search for a strategic partner began that they would want control and I was correct. There was no sign of a strategic partner before the CC so I bailed again.

    Personally I don't like the terms of the new financing. To many elements in it that Axion can't control. I also don't like the 500K a month business either. It reminds me of Russia's plans for reconstructing Germany after WWII. Rebuild it, but only to the point where they could pay their war reparations and no further. Life support and no more.

    I know why Rosewater bailed and it wasn't over technical issues. Should be easy for you to figure out. Do you have an extra "bounce" in your step today fellow Axionistas? Another closing CC "Granvillism" When is TG going to actually deliver some meat to the stockholders instead of pablum?

    If TG reported to the people I reported to in the past he would have been gone long ago. The people I reported to had about a year's worth of patience but after that all bets were off and they were reaching for my air hose. In if I ever had predicted a hard number like 300% and it didn't happen it would have meant take that jerk out and shoot him - and skip the blind fold and last cigarette bs.
    Jun 7 04:55 PM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 241: June 4: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    While I lost 70% of my investment in Axion due to my decision to sell when my losses hit my personal red line I don't ever remember whining about it as some on this board have done. I never whined at the poker table either. You make your own decisions, you are subject to being wrong and move on, Crying is for real losers, not investors or good poker players. Losing happens. Get over it. Go find a winner or get out of the game.
    Jun 7 12:56 AM | 15 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 240: May 30: Axion Power Reports First Quarter Results For 2013 [View instapost]
    Quick comment. I just updated the 3 month search feature. The all APC search feature updates automatically so it always includes all APC's. The 3 month search requires deleting older APC's and adding new ones. All are fully up to date.

    While I currently do not have any AXPW stock it appears to be improving based upon HTL's report about the 300K share purchase. I'd will be a buyer again when the stock chart clearly shows an upward trend. I don't care about a one bagger from .27 to .54.
    Jun 1 04:23 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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