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Old 02-16-2013, 03:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Chrome or Draft?

Pretty simple question. My LCS has both 2012 Bowman Chrome and 2012 Bowman Draft for the same price (relatively reasonable, too). Which one should I get?
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Draft. checklist is pretty rough in chrome.
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Old 02-16-2013, 04:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'd go with Draft.
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No question, Draft.
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Old 02-16-2013, 05:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Draft, no question
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Old 02-16-2013, 05:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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What they said
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I also would choose draft, better checklist in my opinion.
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:50 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I've only pulled great stuff from Draft. Also, are you buying packs or boxes?
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:04 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I've only pulled great stuff from Draft. Also, are you buying packs or boxes?
Planning on getting a box of one of the two.

I'm intrigued by Chrome, as Oscar Taveras is heating up, and his auto is in Chrome. Draft does have a more solid checklist, though.
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Planning on getting a box of one of the two.

I'm intrigued by Chrome, as Oscar Taveras is heating up, and his auto is in Chrome. Draft does have a more solid checklist, though.
pretty sure Taveras came out of 2012 Bowman not Bowman chrome (and yes it is a chrome auto)
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:13 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Planning on getting a box of one of the two.

I'm intrigued by Chrome, as Oscar Taveras is heating up, and his auto is in Chrome. Draft does have a more solid checklist, though.
Taveras is NOT in Bowman Chrome.........
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Taveras is NOT in Bowman Chrome.........
Well, this information is helpful.

Looks like Draft it is

Thanks for the info guys, I would've bought a box of Chrome hoping for a Taveras auto!
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Well, this information is helpful.

Looks like Draft it is

Thanks for the info guys, I would've bought a box of Chrome hoping for a Taveras auto!
Chrome was basically highlighted by Soler, Hamilton and Castellanos. The checklist was mediocre at best.
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I've had a very good amount of luck with Draft. Wish I could say the same about chrome...
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I've had a very good amount of luck with Draft. Wish I could say the same about chrome...
^^^This. I've pulled a Russell perfect game auto /229, Dahl red ref 1/5, and a Brinson base auto from draft. In chrome I got a Rutledge ref auto and a Maynard auto -__-
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