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Old 01-13-2013, 01:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Cleaning cards?

Say I have a card I want to get graded and it has a fingerprint on it. I assume that would take the grade down? Is there an effective way to clean the face of the card or once it gets a fingerprint is it pretty much screwed?
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What kind of surface is it on? Is it foil or paper?
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What kind of surface is it on? Is it foil or paper?
I guess foil? (A prizm card)
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Just wipe it down with an anti-static cloth - the type you clean your
glasses or laptop screen with. Prizms are magnets for fingerprints, but
they wipe off nice and easily.

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Just wipe it down with an anti-static cloth - the type you clean your
glasses or laptop screen with. Prizm's are magnets for fingerprints, but
they wipe off nice and easily.
Ok cool thanks. I wasn't sure if doing something like that would cause any damage or anything that might ding the grade
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Yeah I use the cloth that comes with phones to do mine. They work great
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and to answer the question it will trash the grade if you send it in like that
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and to answer the question it will trash the grade if you send it in like that
I figured so, just wanted to know for sure lol. Thanks man.
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Its been known to use this process on bowman chrome rcs also. Very effective method to remove fingerprints.
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I've sent in chrome cards that i wiped with my glasses cleaner 3 times and came back gems, so yea feel free to clean just be careful and hold the card by its edges so you don't leave marks while trying to clean em!
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I've sent in chrome cards that i wiped with my glasses cleaner 3 times and came back gems, so yea feel free to clean just be careful and hold the card by its edges so you don't leave marks while trying to clean em!
Awesome thanks!
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