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Hope so too.
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Talked to Brad.Web site updates coming.Share holder meeting notices going out this week.
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.0075 x .008 !

Just got back from Texas - glad to be back in FL.

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up 32% yesterday.
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Best - I agree on this one that it's only a matter of time! NEOM and many of the gold stocks too.

Good Luck to us all! May we have a prosperous holiday season too!

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RDXM is 20 30 fold easy.You will all see what kind of storm is coming here.
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If you're holding as many shares as I think you may have - then I know you're a true believer....

When do you think things may explode??

Enjoy your weekend....

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Over 10 mil.That is about 25% of available float.I know company will not sell any shares.
2-6 months real things should start getting into pipes.For now we have board meeting,share holders meeting and more events coming.
If someone wants to sell more 'til then I have $ ready to get 2-3 mil shares more.

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Yeah - I gathered by some of your posted sales that you're sitting on a ton!

Good Luck to us all!

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In all market this is only company that I would invest that much money.Not ATT,YAHOO.Only RDXM.
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Hi Best !

We FINALLY beat a Top 25 Team - but it wasn't the same after the loss in Austin last week (BUT remember - we didn't have our star QB - who made Houston's look lost yesterday - yet he's in the "Heiamann Hunt", or our star running back - LAST WEEK.

Oh well - game's over - means nothing to our daily live NOW does it? But RDXM sure does!

I'll be home - although very busy with local meetings - until the 25th. Then we go to Orlando for a week for Thanksgiving Feast at my sister's - 26 people this year!

But I'll try to call Mike and Tim this week and I'll post or PM .

Peace!
Steve

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GB-Challenger Class is a modular-concept high-speed work craft built on an aluminum, stainless steel, and rubber platform. Powered by twin 660-HP Caterpillar diesel engines driving 20-inch impeller NOMERA water jet propulsion units, Challenger is fast, maneuverable, and competent in coastal waters, rivers, and open seas. Challenger is available in models ranging from 7 meters to 16 meters. A variety of drop-in modules allow Challenger to adapt to a wide range of military and commercial missions.

These photos show the GB-Challenger during sea trials.

Product brochure (pdf)

Additional Radix Marine Craft

40+ Knots, Extremely Maneuverable

The Challenger's advanced hull design and turbo-charged engines coupled to powerful water-jet pumps give it unparalleled speed and maneuverability.

* Accelerates from 0 to 40 knots in 10 seconds
* At 40+ knots, turns 180
* degrees in 1.5 boat lengths Full-thrust reverse, 40 knots to full-stop in 2 boat lengths
* Shallow 1-meter draft capable of river and coastal patrol missions

Rapid Reconfigurable Modules

All of the GB-Challenger craft have been designed to be reconfigurable platforms which will accept mission modules that plug into the front deck section of the basic craft. Available mission modules range from dive salvage, drug interdiction, environmental response, and firefighting, to mine countermeasures and weapons deployment. The Challenger's drop-in modules can be installed in minutes with a simple dock-side lift.

* Personnel Transport Module (PTM)
* Light Freight Module (LFM)
* Fire Suppression Module (FSM)
* Oil Spill Recovery Module (OSM)
* Search & Rescue/Harbor Security Module (SRM)
* Dive Salvage Module (DSM)
* Mine Countermeasures Module (MCM)
* Anti-Air Warfare Module (AAM)

High Quality and Reliability

The Challenger is designed to get you there faster than anything else on the water, to complete the mission required, and to come back every time.

* Two 660 HP model 3196 DITA Caterpillar engines, supported by a worldwide parts and maintenance network
* Twin 20-inch North American Marine Jet (NOMERA) water propulsion units, direct drive
* Instantaneous electronic overspeed control
* SAFETM solid-cell foam sponsons not compromised by puncture or abrasion
* Two main and two reserve fuel tanks

Transportable by Trailer and Aircraft

The Challenger is designed to be transported anywhere in the world.

* Highway transportable on a triple-axle trailer (with foam sponsons removed)
* Air transportable by C-130 cargo aircraft (except the 14- and 16-meter models)
* Preparation for transport is a two-person, 30-minute operation

U.S. Navy Testing

The GB-12 296 Challenger has performed exceptionally well in demonstrating the capability of the product to meet the requirements of potential clients. Throughout its research and development history, the GB-Challenger Class Craft has participated in testing and trials with the U.S. Navy and major defense contractors. Interest in IMPII's capability to promote their products in the global market, and an understanding of the craft’s unique capabilities, has led several major defense contractors into strategic relationships with IMPII. The essence of these agreements is to jointly develop new technologies for integration into mission modules which meet the tactical requirements of military organizations worldwide.

The U.S. Navy’s interest in the GB-Challenger has increased over recent years resulting from the demonstrated performance capability of the GB-Challenger Class Craft. Recent performance indicators include an independent study conducted for the U.S. Navy to meet the Navy’s requirements for Survivability, Transportability, Remote Control Capability, and Cost Effectiveness, in which study, IMPII’s 12 and 16 meter craft consistently rated #1 and 2, respectively.

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http://radix-marine.com/corpstruct.htm
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Shareholder Update 11/22/2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009, 12:26 AM
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Dear Shareholders:

I am sorry for the delay of getting things updated. What started out as a 15-20 hour a week “job” for me has morphed into a 35-40 hour a week job not to mention traveling to Seattle at least 3-4 times a month.

As we move the company forward, it is our desire to diversify the company and take full advantage of the human and financial resources available to the company.

The advisory board met on November 18, 2009. We discussed present opportunities along with upcoming events.

We have been offered a loan in the amount of 60,000.00 that bears an 8.5 % interest rate. This loan would mature and come due March 1, 2011. It would provide the funding for our participation in the MDSI contract to date, do minimal upgrades to the GB 12, and bring the filings current. It was recommended that we accept the loan along with its associated terms. It will be used to cover hard costs and will not provide wages for any of the advisory board or the present management. We remain committed to keep operational costs to an absolute minimum and continue to improve shareholder value.

The location of the annual meeting was also discussed in great detail. We posted a vote on the website and until approximately 3 weeks ago, Yakima was the choice of the shareholders 2-1. Recently, with the stock activity and what we feel is the profile change of the shareholders, the location has changed from a ratio of Las Vegas 55% to 45% Yakima.

After great discussion is was recommended that we consider doing it in Seattle at Lake Union. We have located a facility we can hold the meeting at and park an operational GB 12 in the water with an operational module in the vessel. This would provide a premier opportunity for the shareholders to observe some of the products and actually see the vessel in the water.

We are going to run a short ballot question on the website through the 10th of December to see how shareholders feel. It will push the shareholder meeting back into March, but provide a more informative forum for the shareholders at the same time. They also felt it would be more cost effective for the company in the long run. We will have several presentations on present products and some of the diversification opportunities for the company.

You will notice on our web site that we have several new aspects to the company. They also recommended that we pursue some of the renewable energy opportunities as a continued effort to provide diversification for the company. We are presently exploring wind, solar, and gas turbine opportunities. We feel that with the current economic climate, the national push for renewable energy provides tremendous opportunity for the company and uses several of the human resources in place.

We have no desire to build factories or develop offices filled with paper pushers. What we desire to build is a company that takes full advantage of existing factory over capacity through sub contract, and then manage at a corporate level to include some of the other opportunities that are present in the market.

They also recommended that we continue to make the effort to bring the filings current. We have allocated the financial resources and expect to begin this process in the coming month.

We want to thank the shareholders for their patience and look forward to seeing as many as we can at the shareholder meeting. Once the final vote is in, we will tally the total and get the notices of the annual meeting in the mail.

Sincerely,


Brad Goodspeed
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Watch this baby today with all updates that happened over the weekend.
Very thin float...

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U.S.-Bound Supertanker Seized by Pirates Off Somalia (Update4)
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Nov. 30 (Bloomberg) -- The Greek-owned supertanker Maran Centaurus was seized by pirates off Somalia while heading to the U.S., as attackers venture ever farther from shore to hijack merchant ships.

It’s the second time Somali pirates have seized an oil supertanker, with the last incident a year ago leading to a record ransom and an increase in Western naval patrols.

Today’s hijacking is “probably” the farthest from shore by Somali pirates, said Cyrus Mody, a manager at the International Maritime Bureau in London. His organization has yet to verify details of the attack, he said.

The vessel, which can carry 2 million barrels of oil, was taken by Somali pirates in the Somali Basin about 600 nautical miles northeast of the Seychelles, the European Union anti- piracy naval force in the region said on its Web site today. The 28-man crew comes from Greece, Philippines, Ukraine, and Romania. The ship’s management said the vessel was fully laden with crude oil.

“We are surely getting closer to the day where nothing is safe anywhere between the Seychelles and Suez,” Jonathan Bruce, a partner and maritime law expert at Elborne Mitchell Solicitors in London, said in a telephone interview. “We’re seeing insurance companies extending their war risk zones.”

A caller from the vessel said all those on board are being well treated and the ship is heading for the area of Hobyo on Somalia’s Puntland coast, Maran Tanker Management said in a e- mailed statement. There were no armed security guards on board at the time of the attack, according to the statement.

Previous Seizure

Somali pirates last seized an oil tanker in November 2008 when they took the Saudi supertanker Sirius Star and its 2 million barrels of oil. It was released in January 2009 for a ransom that the U.S. Congressional Research Service estimated at $3 million, believed to be largest ransom paid to Somali pirates at that point. Some press reports said pirates received $3.5 million for the February 2009 release of the MV Faina, a Ukrainian ship loaded with Russian tanks and other weapons.

“We don’t really know what the most ever paid for a ship is because the pirates have a tendency to claim higher prices than what’s really paid,’ said Hans Tino Hansen, founder of Risk Intelligence, a Danish risk consultancy. ‘‘It’s in their interest to make ship owners think these are the going rates.”

The taking of the Sirius Star and Fiana spurred Western nations to increase their naval presence in the area. A year ago, there were about 15 warships off Somalia. Now there are about 25, with fleets from the European Union, North Atlantic Treaty Organization and a U.S.-led coalition dedicated to combating piracy.

UN Vote

In a previously scheduled vote, the United Nations Security Council voted 15-to-0 today to extend for one year its authorization for countries to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia and to chase pirates onto the territory of the African nation.

After a lull during the summer monsoon, Somali pirates have shifted their attacks to the Indian Ocean to avoid naval patrols in the Gulf of Aden, their previous focus.

Somali pirates have attacked ships 193 times this year, seizing 37 vessels, says the French Navy. With today’s hijacking, pirates are holding 12 ships and 252 seamen for ransom, the French Navy says.

In 2008, Somali pirates attacked 165 ships and seized 45, the French Navy says.

The declining success rate for pirates this year is partly due to the increased presence by warships from Europe, the U.S., and Asian countries. They’ve concentrated their patrols on the Gulf of Aden, a chokepoint to the Suez Canal used by 20,000 ships a year.

Gulf of Aden

Forced out of the narrower Gulf of Aden, Somali pirates have mastered the use of “motherships,” or converted second- hand fishing vessels that can travel hundred of miles out into the Indian Ocean to launch skiffs for the final assault on passing ships, Peter Pham, director of the African project at the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, a New York- based research center, said in a telephone interview.

While the Indian Ocean has many fewer merchant ships than the Gulf of Aden, it also has fewer naval patrols, he said.

“The pirates are now operating in an area the size of Europe where the naval forces are spread thin,” said Hansen. “That means that the pirates have an interest in attacking any ship that passes because they may not see another ship for a while, and it also means they have plenty of time to keep circling their prey until they find a way to board.”

Maran Centaurus is owned by Anangel Shipping Enterprises SA, according to Lloyd’s Register-Fairlay data on Bloomberg. The vessel was bound for the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, or LOOP, according to ship-tracking data compiled by Bloomberg. Its last port of call was Mina Al Ahmadi in Kuwait.

Jenkins, the Simpson analyst, said the effect of the incident on the tanker market will be limited because the amount of oil being shipped west from the Middle East has already dropped, said Mark Jenkins, an analyst at Simpson, Spence & Young Ltd., the second-largest shipbroker.

To contact the reporters on this story: Alaric Nightingale in London at anightingal1@bloomberg.net; Gregory Viscusi in Paris at +33 gviscusi@Bloomberg.net.

Last Updated: November 30, 2009 12:38 EST

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How undervalued this company is?????So many investors ignoring true potential.But very soon when this company gets contract and company that is committed to share holder value and it is not diluting market those investors will chase tail of this baby.
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what is this company about? i want it at $.0001 lol...
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Radix Marine is looking at ways to use the corporate structure, publicly traded company benefits, and human resources to diversify the company into products and services that make sense for the current market conditions and company growth. One area we have explored is solar and wind energy. With a combined 75 years site development experience amongst the staff, we felt that this was natural diversification potential for the company.

The current economic benefits are a measurable income stream, marketable tax credits, measurable costs and a built in market for the produced power. This will help stabilize income for the company as the economic challenges spread world wide effecting patrol craft sales. The government has implemented many tax, financial, and market incentives as an inducement for the development of these farms. We have explored wind and solar farms over the last several years to develop parameters for potential projects. Recent advances in the technology, as well as an overall downturn in costs, has made it even more desirable to pursue such projects at this time. We continue to look at opportunities to find the proper mix of our existing corporate goals for the company as well as expand our income opportunities, both short and long term.

While not directly tied to the maritime industry, it does provide for an opportunity to build a stable income source that will help stabilize the ups and down of the international patrol craft industry. A fully developed Wind/Solar farm provides stable income for decades to come and can bring real value to the shareholders of the company in the long and short term. This, coupled with the years of site development experience of the staff, give Radix a real advantage in the market place to develop a successful Solar/Wind project. These farms, when built out, become “electrical ATM” of sorts for the owners. We can then operate, lease or sell the finished product to meet the goals of the company and add further shareholder value.

We are excited at the opportunities projects like this will bring to the company and its shareholders. Below is some statistics from Wickapedia relative to recent and future grown in the industry.

“As of October 2009, the installed capacity of wind power in the United States was 31,000 megawatts (MW) making it the world leader ahead of Germany, and wind power accounts for some 1.2% of the electricity generated in the United States Texas, with 8,797 MW of capacity, has the most wind power capacity of any U.S. state, followed by Iowa with 3,053 MW The Roscoe Wind Farm (780 MW) in Texas is the world's largest wind farm.

Over 8,500 MW of new wind power capacity was brought online in 2008, increasing the nation’s cumulative total by 50%. These new installations place the U.S. on a trajectory to generate 20% of the nation’s electricity by 2030 from wind energy, as long as there is continued government policy support for the industry. Growth in 2008 channeled some $17 billion into the economy, positioning wind power as one of the leading sources of new power generation in the country, along with natural gas. New wind projects completed in 2008 account for about 42% of the entire new power-producing capacity added in the U.S. during the year.

At the end of 2008, about 85,000 people were employed in the U.S. wind industry, and GE Energy was the largest domestic wind turbine manufacturer. Wind projects boosted local tax bases, and revitalized the economy of rural communities by providing a steady income stream to farmers with wind turbines on their land Wind power in the U.S. provides enough electricity to power the equivalent of nearly 9 million homes, avoiding the emissions of 57 million tons of carbon each year and reducing expected carbon emissions from the electricity sector by 2.5%.”

It is for these very reasons we continue to look at renewable energy as a great potential addition to the growth of the company in the coming years. We have put allot of time and energy into developing a plan that benefits the company while keeping the principal goals of the company in mind.

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Environmental Services
As part of the overall marketing strategy for Radix Marine Inc, we have worked on several environmental products that fit well with the GB12. The GB12 offers unsurpassed reliability, performance and flexibility for today’s demanding commercial and government applications. This applies to both inland and open sea applications.

As oil becomes more difficult to extract in its present locations, efforts to open offshore fields will become enormous and eventually outweigh the political pressure not to develop these resources. It is for this reason we feel the GB12 can be part of an overall “pro active” solution to this threat of a close in coastal spill and eventual cleanup. A plan needs to be developed and implemented that allows for rapid deployment and quick “on scene” cleanup of an oil spill incident. No one wants to see the repeat of the Prince William Sound disaster and economic impact that followed. Industry was simply not poised to deal with such a disaster and it was allowed to spread well beyond reasonable containment.

It requires a well thought out, rapid and reliable solution. We feel the GB12 is perfect as an operational platform for such a product. We continue to explore products and services that can be adapted to the GB12 as a high tech solution to a growing potential environmental concern. A politically acceptable solution to this risk will have to be developed prior to any development of these offshore resources being allowed. We would like to be a part of the solution in this potential market.It requires a well thought out, rapid and reliable solution. We feel the GB12 is perfect as an operational platform for such a product. We continue to explore products and services that can be adapted to the GB12 as a high tech solution to a growing potential environmental concern. A politically acceptable solution to this risk will have to be developed prior to any development of these offshore resources being allowed. We would like to be a part of the solution in this potential market.

Simply put, the GB12 is a workhorse that is perfect for this application with the proper technology applied. We will continue to seek a product that will help us meet these goals and provide an environmental use of the vessel for clean up applications.

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On watch for huge 2010
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Pirates seize 2 more ships off Somalia’s coast
Cargo ship, chemical tanker are hijacked within hours of each other

updated 8:12 a.m. ET, Sat., Jan. 2, 2010
LONDON - A British-flagged cargo ship and a chemical tanker from Singapore have both been hijacked by pirates in the perilous waters off the coast of Somalia, officials said Saturday.

The Asian Glory highjacking occurred late Friday roughly 600 miles east of Somalia, according to Commander John Harbour, a spokesman with the European Union task force charged with combating piracy off Somalia.

That same day, the Singaporean-flagged Pramoni, a chemical tanker with a crew of 24, was seized by pirates in the Gulf of Aden, one of the world's busiest waterways.


Harbour said the Asian Glory's crew of 25 appeared to be safe and that the pirates had not yet made contact with the ship's owner, Zodiac Management Agencies.

"The standard procedure for the pirates is to get the ship back to their stronghold and then contact the owner," he said.

He said the ship was bound for, but had not yet entered, the internationally recognized travel corridor patrolled by EUNAVFOR, as the European Union mission is known, when it was hijacked.

"They were still outside the patrolled area," Harbour said.

He said the crew included 10 Ukrainians, nine Bulgarians, five Indians and two Romanians.

A spokesman for Zodiac Management Agencies confirmed the Asian Glory hijacking and said Saturday the crew's families were being notified. Out of concern for the crew's safety, the company said it would limit the information it released.


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Zodiac was also hit earlier this week when its ship the St. James Park was hijacked. A statement on the company's Web site indicated Saturday that the vessel is now anchored off the coast of Somalia.

The company said it has not yet been contacted by the pirates holding the St. James Park and its 26-person crew.

There have been repeated acts of piracy against international shipping in the area in recent years despite the deployment of a special EU mission aimed to lessen the danger to international shipping.

Officials said the Pramoni was traveling east toward India when it was seized by pirates on Friday. The ship's master reported on VHF that the crew was safe. The vessel is now heading toward Somalia as well.





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Somali pirates free oil tanker for record ransom
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MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somali pirates freed a Greek-flagged tanker carrying 2 million barrels of oil for a record ransom on Monday and witnesses said four pirates were killed in a clash between rival groups over the cash.

The release of the ship came a day after the money was dropped onto its deck.

The Maran Centaurus was seized on November 29 with 16 Filipinos, nine Greeks, two Ukrainians and a Romanian on board. An aircraft dropped a ransom believed to be between $5.5 million and $7 million onto the vessel on Sunday, officials said.

"We have agreed to solve our disagreements and release the ship. It is free and sailing away now," one of the pirates, Hassan, told Reuters by telephone. "The crew are all safe." Another pirate and a regional maritime official confirmed that the tanker, hijacked near the Seychelles archipelago in the Indian Ocean, had been freed on Monday.

The ransom dwarfed sums paid previously for vessels held by Somali sea gangs. A dispute between two rival pirate groups over the spoils had delayed its release.

Ecoterra International, a Nairobi-based group that monitors shipping off Somalia, said two pirates had been killed in a gunbattle with a rival gang as they returned to shore.

"The stash of the record-breaking ransom ... is reportedly now held in a heavily guarded house in Haradheere," it said, adding that the pirate-run port was now very tense because the sharing of the funds had not yet taken place.

"(The) pirates bragged that they even had dished out $500,000 to the crew for what they call 'good co-operation'."

Four pirates were killed and three others injured when one group attacked another on Monday evening for failing to give them their share of the ransom, pirates and locals said. They added that piracy financiers were also involved in the fighting.

"I have seen four dead men on a street in the town," Haradheere resident Abdisalan Abdi told Reuters by phone.

SHIPOWNER "DELIGHTED"

On Sunday, pirates on board the tanker and rivals in speedboats fired at each other in a tussle for control of the vessel before the ransom was due to be delivered.

The pirates in the speedboats had threatened to set fire to the vessel unless they received a share of the spoils.

Pirates on another hijacked ship nearby and local elders onshore told Reuters helicopters from Western navies patrolling the waters off Somalia fired at the speedboats, driving them from the area before the cash was dropped.

The Greek owner of the tanker, Maran Tankers Management Inc., said in a statement from Athens it was "delighted" the ship, its crew and cargo had been freed and were now under naval escort to a safe port.

"Maran Tankers Management Inc. will not be releasing any details of the talks which led to the release of the vessel, as they do not wish to provide any information which might in any way encourage further criminal acts of this kind," it said.

A $3 million ransom was paid for the release of another oil tanker, the Sirius Star, in January 2009. Similar sums have been paid subsequently for the release of merchant vessels.

Worldwide, piracy attacks rose nearly 40 percent in 2009, with Somali pirates accounting for more than half of the 406 reported incidents, according to the International Maritime Bureau.

Typically, the pirates hold the captured ships and crews hostage until ransoms are paid.

The International Chamber of Shipping, which represents 75 percent of the global seaborne industry, said on Monday it felt deepening frustration at the "impotence" of the international community in combating the growing piracy in the Indian Ocean.

"If a similar number of aircraft passengers had been taken hostage there would undoubtedly have been a more robust response," its chairman Spyros Polemis said.

"It is extraordinary that governments today seem less able to protect shipping than they were almost 200 years ago."

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