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Old 08-08-2013, 01:04 PM   #51 (permalink)
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James Shield ripped into Ty Cobb #354 I'll take that.
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Old 08-08-2013, 01:04 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Dumb question - what does EXT mean?
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Old 08-08-2013, 01:16 PM   #54 (permalink)
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Hey guys,

I just pulled my first ever rip card - Giancarlo Stanton /25 - and undecided on ripping, selling, trading or just keeping as 'my very first rip card.'

Is there - or has there ever in the past been - a correlation between the numbering of the card and the likelihood of pulling a better inner card... i.e. low-numbered rips yield more 1/1's and such?
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More pictures of what's inside!
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Hey guys,

I just pulled my first ever rip card - Giancarlo Stanton /25 - and undecided on ripping, selling, trading or just keeping as 'my very first rip card.'

Is there - or has there ever in the past been - a correlation between the numbering of the card and the likelihood of pulling a better inner card... i.e. low-numbered rips yield more 1/1's and such?
Over the years there has been ZERO correlation. You have about a 50% chance to increase your money if you rip it. Good luck either way.

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Old 08-08-2013, 01:21 PM   #57 (permalink)
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I just pulled my first ever rip card - Giancarlo Stanton /25 - and undecided on ripping, selling, trading or just keeping as 'my very first rip card.'

Is there - or has there ever in the past been - a correlation between the numbering of the card and the likelihood of pulling a better inner card... i.e. low-numbered rips yield more 1/1's and such?
i dont believe so
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Old 08-08-2013, 01:36 PM   #58 (permalink)
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From a Roy Halladay rip card /50:

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I'd say you did decent.....
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Dumb question - what does EXT mean?
Regular Minis are 1-300. SP Minis are 301-350. EXTs are SSP Minis found only in Rip cards, numbered 351-400.
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Old 08-08-2013, 02:11 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Regular Minis are 1-300. SP Minis are 301-350. EXTs are SSP Minis found only in Rip cards, numbered 351-400.
I wonder what the print run on is on the EXT minis?
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I wonder what the print run on is on the EXT minis?
About 70 of each according to my calculusdorkulations.
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Old 08-08-2013, 02:24 PM   #63 (permalink)
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Very good Mr Wizard, thank you for your calculusdorkulations
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Bought a Trevor Bauer rip card off my LCS guy, it contained:

#367 Jackie Robinson EXT mini

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All I can say is WOW!!!! That is the one I wanted and was the reason I ripped my double rip! Congratulations!!!!!
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Old 08-08-2013, 05:24 PM   #66 (permalink)
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David Wright #/25 = Bryce Harper SSP

ANY GUESSES ON VALUE?
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David Wright #/25 = Bryce Harper SSP

ANY GUESSES ON VALUE?
Was that the 5/25 you wanted to sell? Darn it
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About 70 of each according to my calculusdorkulations.
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Before.....




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Old 08-08-2013, 09:19 PM   #70 (permalink)
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Ripped a 80 dollar Tulow /50 and got a Don Mattingly Mini... We will See if that was wise. At least he was a Yankee and is now in LA. Could of been worse I guess.
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wait someone actually ripped the 5/25 Wright? wow
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:52 PM   #72 (permalink)
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I have a question I just opened a case and got no rip cards. Are they supposed to be 1 per case. If so what do I do?
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:57 PM   #73 (permalink)
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Buy more boxes I guess, the rips are 1:356 and there are 288 packs in a case. The lucky SOB's who got 2 in their cases aren't sending them back to Topps either.
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Buy more boxes I guess, the rips are 1:356 and there are 288 packs in a case. The lucky SOB's who got 2 in their cases aren't sending them back to Topps either.
Why do you keep pointing out those odds without acknowledging the double rip odds? As others have already pointed out to you, the COMBINED odds of single and double rips equals out to one per case. Since the sell sheet advertises as such, yanks88 may have a shot at getting one sent since the case was missing one.
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:50 PM   #75 (permalink)
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but there are no combined odds on the rip cards. Topps played it safe here. Neither odds guarantees you a rip card.
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