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Old 10-29-2012, 03:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2012 Topps Chrome Retail

Is it hitting the shelves this week or next? Can't wait either way!
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, the release date got pushed back 2 days to the 9th, so it might not be till Tuesday the 6th or Wednesday 7th that you see retail.
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You guys think the retail stuff will be worth opening?

Was thinking about a retail box of Chrome just for the cheap(er) pricing.
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:11 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You guys think the retail stuff will be worth opening?

Was thinking about a retail box of Chrome just for the cheap(er) pricing.
The good hits are harder to come by, but you can get good cards in retail.
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
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There's always some really nice hits in TC retail!
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Thanks for the input guys! I've never opened Chrome.
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I've done well in retail with colored refractors and xfractors. Especially if you get there early enough before everything else starts hitting the bay.

I thought Topps releases retail 1 week earlier though. Why would this only be 3 days prior?
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Thanks for the input guys! I've never opened Chrome.
If you could get it at a decent price(under $75 or so per box, I suggest you lose your chrome virginity haha
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:37 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Does anyone know if it is going to be like Platinum, with walmart blasters having a chance at autos but not Target?
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:58 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I doubt we get it early since the eastcoast is having a massive storm, which sucks =0(
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Old 10-29-2012, 06:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I have only bought retail chrome for the most part. It's the only retail product worth buying. So excited for it!
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Old 10-29-2012, 07:10 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I have only bought retail chrome for the most part. It's the only retail product worth buying. So excited for it!
ditto.. With hobby pushing $80-100 per box, retail will be an excellent buy this year.

I'm not a big retail fan, but I'm scooping up all I can.
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Old 10-29-2012, 07:18 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I did very well with Toops chrome retail last year. The icing on the cake was from the last 4 packs I bought at a super target. They had been on The shelf for weeks. Hit a locker gold ref auto /10.
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I doubt we get it early since the eastcoast is having a massive storm, which sucks =0(

If its any consolation most stores around here get it later than others(even the walmart which is a 2 minute drive from the distribution plant haha)
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If you could get it at a decent price(under $75 or so per box, I suggest you lose your chrome virginity haha
Looks like a blast, but I feel like I have to choose between a case of Strata or Chrome. The girlfriend would kill me if I got both.

Since I sold my megahit in the only case I've ever opened, I've probably spent half the earnings on a LOT of bad boxes.
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:03 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Last year retail was very good to people. I bought 1 rack pack and hit a gold refractor auto of Kyle Rudolph /10 and I hit a few other autos from rack packs as well but nothing like a gold ref. auto
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:20 PM   #17 (permalink)
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So what date is retail suppose to be at Walmart and target?
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:56 PM   #18 (permalink)
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I wonder if retail is going to be watered down compared to last year. Seems like Topps is doing that a lot this year.
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Old 10-29-2012, 10:40 PM   #19 (permalink)
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I won't spend a ton on retail this year since I have two cases of hobby. I spent $350 on it last year, rack packs only. I know many spent way more than that. Like the post noted above, I worry about the value of them this year. I doubt they are as good as they were last year.
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Old 10-29-2012, 11:18 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I have a case of 16 blasters coming, and I am sure I will open well over 50 rack packs again this year, I love chrome, I have tons of it sitting from last year, pulled quite a few good cards from retail.

Newton Bowman Chrome refractor
Drew Brees Red Refractor
Gabbert Chrome Refractor Auto
Torrey Smith Auto
Aldon Smith Auto
A bunch of Newton refactors/xfractors/orange cards and many more
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:57 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Has anyone seen any of this stuff today? Checked a Target and Walmart close to my office and zip.
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Old 10-30-2012, 05:17 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Has anyone seen any of this stuff today? Checked a Target and Walmart close to my office and zip.
if you found any, you would probably be the only one

looks like hobby release date is now 11/9/12

my guess is you wont see any Retail until next Monday, at the earliest
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