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Old 09-27-2008, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i decided to start doing football this year. of the 4 sports football seems to have the most amount of product. im more then confused. can someone suggest what is usually a good product. i was thinking about starting with spx
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Old 09-27-2008, 07:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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depends on what you want............

autos?
GU?
Rookies?
parallels?
Veteran autos/GU?
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Old 09-27-2008, 07:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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id start off with UD Icons, lots of #d inserts, 2 jerseys, 1 auto and 2 letterman manufactured patches per box for $80
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Old 09-27-2008, 07:31 PM   #4 (permalink)
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depends on what you want............

autos?
GU?
Rookies?
parallels?
Veteran autos/GU?
all of the above
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Old 09-27-2008, 07:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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SPX isnt a bad box, but pricey. The more and more I see icons I'm tempted to buy a box!
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Old 09-27-2008, 07:39 PM   #6 (permalink)
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icons would be you best bet. istead of 1 box of SPx........ go for two boxes of icons.
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Old 09-27-2008, 07:45 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I've had nothing but good luck with Icons. Nice to get a couple lettermen patches on top of your 3 guaranteed hits. Makes you feel like you're getting more for your money hah.
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Old 09-27-2008, 10:28 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Sage Autograph if you don't mind the fact that's its Sage. 12 autographs per box for less then 100 bucks (less then 90 now I think).
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Sage Autograph if you don't mind the fact that's its Sage. 12 autographs per box for less then 100 bucks (less then 90 now I think).
yah on the bay they're goin' for around 80- pretty decent checklist too, but I would still say icons
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Old 09-28-2008, 05:21 PM   #11 (permalink)
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what about topps finest ? is that the first one to have favre in jets uniform ?
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what about topps finest ? is that the first one to have favre in jets uniform ?
Stay far away from finest!!!!
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Old 09-28-2008, 05:29 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Avoid SAGE and Finest. Chrome is a big hit for $60 or less and Absolute Memorobilia has very nice looking cards but a little more $$. My Threads experience this year was bad but at least they are cheap. Good luck either way
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Old 09-28-2008, 06:20 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I like Playoff Contenders !!! They will have the late season player or rookie autos in their set.

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Old 09-30-2008, 07:58 AM   #15 (permalink)
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never even heard of icons , does this come out every year ? does it have rookie or just veterans ?
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Icons is new this year. Good mix of rookies and vets. Big part to it is the 2 letterman per box (asst numbering with some being auto'd)
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Old 09-30-2008, 09:14 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Icons is a decent break but most of the letterman don't sell as well as you would think...unless you get an auto'd version. The Mccain/Obama and Favre letterman redemptions are still selling at decent prices. The low #'d die cut inserts sold real well out of the gate.
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Absolute Memorobilia. By far the best boxes I've opened this year.

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Old 09-30-2008, 04:51 PM   #19 (permalink)
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My favorite is certified, there is a wide range of stuff you can get and it's a pretty decent price.
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the more i think about it, i would say chrome
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