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Forum: BASEBALL 11-07-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By SCR
1) What's your favorite AFL ball park? I...

1) What's your favorite AFL ball park?

I really like all the east side parks. Salt River, Scottsdale Stadium and Mesa.

2) What's the best way to go about getting IP autos?

The players don't...
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-15-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,773
Posted By SCR
Odell has an autograph deal through Steiner...

Odell has an autograph deal through Steiner Sports. This limits the number of autographs he can sign, for card companies, Steiner itself, for friends/family and even for charity.

Panini, Upper...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-22-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 9,948
Posted By SCR
The royalty rate Topps pays to the MLB appears to...

The royalty rate Topps pays to the MLB appears to be higher if they sell through a distributor. Could be one factor into their decision here. Part 8 - An Insider’s Guide to the World of Licensed...
Forum: FOOTBALL 02-16-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,408
Posted By SCR
Not many companies probably profit directly from...

Not many companies probably profit directly from licensing from the NFL/NFLPA. Nike for example technically loses money on its deal with the NFL, but the fact the swoosh is placed on every athlete in...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-16-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,216
Posted By SCR
Looks like this has morphed into a different...

Looks like this has morphed into a different discussion, but I doubt you have to worry about Panini getting an MLB properties license. That's because MLB likes to deal with "American" companies ......
Forum: HOCKEY 01-28-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 12,642
Posted By SCR
Great thoughts here. This has been COMC's vision...

Great thoughts here. This has been COMC's vision for many years now. I think Tim said something like - "it's only a matter of time before they realize using us is more cost effective" That was in...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-01-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 11,612
Posted By SCR
This honestly probably isn't too uncommon in this...

This honestly probably isn't too uncommon in this hobby. Just because someone sells on ebay, doesn't mean they do it for profit. More power to you.

However, I also don't think the guy selling his...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 08-18-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By SCR
News to me that I ran a raffle ..... In...

News to me that I ran a raffle .....

In fact, I was one of the only people to call scam artists like this out by name. Most people are too worried about their reputation or ruffling feathers - I...
Forum: BASEBALL 08-18-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,909
Posted By SCR
The problem isn't that LCS' are more expensive,...

The problem isn't that LCS' are more expensive, its that there's no margin left in these products for a number of reasons. Most of the 'big' online retailers are actually backed by distributors. Run...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-14-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5,958
Views: 434,867
Posted By SCR
Great thread. Random thoughts: LOL at...

Great thread.

Random thoughts:

LOL at the suggestion the guy made a lot of money on this product.

People are quoting the retail price of the box/case, AKA, the price you would buy it from...
Forum: BASKETBALL 05-03-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,206
Posted By SCR
This just doesn't work in today's environment....

This just doesn't work in today's environment. Remember what I said that companies don't buy league licenses to make money - it's to open doors/exposure to sell more lucrative products. Making 6-10...
Forum: BASKETBALL 05-03-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,206
Posted By SCR
I think most collectors don't realize that...

I think most collectors don't realize that contracts with the NBA (or other leagues) aren't meant to generate significant income. For example, the television deals with TNT, ABC/ESPN ... ect are...
Forum: FOOTBALL 11-20-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 44,795
Posted By SCR
Let me see if I have this straight ........... ...

Let me see if I have this straight ...........

So thanks to the posters here Panini admits 3 cards are effected.

But then it's 5 more ... and Panini knows exactly how many cards they...
Forum: BASEBALL 11-18-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 22,288
Posted By SCR
70% of Panini's collectibles division sales...

70% of Panini's collectibles division sales (which includes American trading cards) IS STICKER ALBUMS

10 Italian change agents to watch - SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal |...
Forum: BASEBALL 11-18-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 22,288
Posted By SCR
Actually it was quite profitable for Topps (and...

Actually it was quite profitable for Topps (and others) to make cards when they were just pieces of cardboard. Think about it - don't you think it would be more profitable to print pieces of paper...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 02-17-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,365
Posted By SCR
Kevin is catering to 3 companies that are trying...

Kevin is catering to 3 companies that are trying to sell. Instead you seem more concerned I didn't give credit to Topps & Upper Deck ... two companies with owners WHO ARE DYING to get out of this...
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 02-17-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,365
Posted By SCR
I hope you can understand I don't attend this...

I hope you can understand I don't attend this event with a rosy pair of glasses. I also don't sell anything anymore in this hobby.

The Topps "cocktail party" is their own version of the boys club....
Forum: Ebay/COMC/Online Selling/Shows/Paypal/Shipping 02-14-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,365
Posted By SCR
Something is certainly different this year. I too...

Something is certainly different this year. I too was banned from the Summit. After promoting the event for free since 2011.

The times I've been, Brian Gray was responsible for bringing in...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-08-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By SCR
They just re-financed ~140m and opened a credit...

They just re-financed ~140m and opened a credit facility for another 20m or so.
...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-21-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,938
Posted By SCR
:) I like your spirit and initiative. ...

:) I like your spirit and initiative.

Signing athletes to exclusive deals isn't too uncommon - there are some more well known companies like Steiner and Mounted Memories doing this. Also, there...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-10-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By SCR
That's really too kind - check is in the mail ...

That's really too kind - check is in the mail





One of the best sites out there.
Forum: Off Topic 02-09-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By SCR
I've grown out of my condition as I've gotten...

I've grown out of my condition as I've gotten older, but when I get a cold or laugh too much I sometimes need an inhaler.

I don't have health insurance so I end up getting them from people that...
Forum: Blowoutcards Product Information Pages - ALL OTHER SPORTS 08-19-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,995
Posted By SCR
Here is an old email from Blowout with their...

Here is an old email from Blowout with their pricing for series 2 on Feb. 26. Series 2 released on 3/5/2010.

2010 Ace Authentic Hidden Signatures Series 2 Tennis 16 bx Case
Case Price: $550 - 16...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-15-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,644
Posted By SCR
I just want to clear up that there are NO LeBron...

I just want to clear up that there are NO LeBron James Autographs in National Treasures Basketball (or any Panini Product) as he still has an exclusive autograph deal with Upper Deck.

Panini does...
Forum: Blowoutcards Product Information Pages - ALL OTHER SPORTS 07-10-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,310
Posted By SCR
I have one wholesaler doing it for $216 - $225...

I have one wholesaler doing it for $216 - $225 depending on how much you buy.

My guess is the hobby price will be around $250


Who knows why the Heyward was on eBay and on the sell...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-14-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,556
Posted By SCR
Hey Great Card!!! What Card Number Is That?? ...

Hey Great Card!!! What Card Number Is That??


Also - anyone know who all the 10 Cut Autographs Are in Topps Series 2??
Forum: Blowoutcards Product Information Pages - BASEBALL 05-09-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,905
Posted By SCR
Steve - I have a different sell sheet that says...

Steve - I have a different sell sheet that says the cards are #/1961

Its probably just a miss-type above as the document I have from Topps says numbered out of 1961.

Hope that helps.
Forum: News & Announcements 04-19-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By SCR
Their problem with not paying athletes is NOT...

Their problem with not paying athletes is NOT just limited to baseball.
Forum: News & Announcements 04-17-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 20,561
Posted By SCR
This is VERY interesting.

This is VERY interesting.
Forum: Blowoutcards Product Information Pages - ALL OTHER SPORTS 04-01-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,412
Posted By SCR
http://i669.photobucket.com/albums/vv53/sportscard...

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http://i669.photobucket.com/albums/vv53/sportscardradio/Bracelet_WinnerTJ.png
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Forum: Blowoutcards Product Information Pages - ALL OTHER SPORTS 03-29-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,412
Posted By SCR
The guys over at Razor sent me a checklist and...

The guys over at Razor sent me a checklist and some pictures of TJ Cloutier & Orel Hershiser cards.

Brian said their will be no redemptions for autographs - only redemptions for the WSOP main...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 03-22-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 25,399
Posted By SCR
That's awesome. Who said you can't get stuff out...

That's awesome. Who said you can't get stuff out of early 90's wax.......... at least on a rare occasion!
Forum: Blowout Blogs 03-19-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,931
Posted By SCR
Yeah, a "network" of sites getting 50 million...

Yeah, a "network" of sites getting 50 million page views. No kidding you can make money on simple banner ads.

"it just surprises me a little that there isn't a banner ad up there"

I see a lot...
Forum: TTM Auto 03-19-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,306
Posted By SCR
Wow. That's incredible. That old school shot of...

Wow. That's incredible. That old school shot of him is sweet - & the rifle in hand!!!!! Oh my!!
Forum: Blowout Blogs 03-19-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,931
Posted By SCR
Clicks on what = $$$$ ????????? Most of the...

Clicks on what = $$$$ ?????????

Most of the sites don't have ads or just use adsense or some other ad network - which would be literally pennies even with several hundred, even thousands of people...
Forum: Off Topic 03-18-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By SCR
I'm down in the slum in Stockton - cops won't...

I'm down in the slum in Stockton - cops won't pull you over here, so speed all you want down here.
Forum: Blowout Blogs 03-18-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,931
Posted By SCR
Ha, ha ---- New Kid?? :) I remember, like...

Ha, ha ---- New Kid?? :)

I remember, like some of you guys, back in the day when BO was mail order only, and I'd get an email every week with a list of prices. I wish I had a screen shot of when...
Forum: Blowout Blogs 03-18-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,931
Posted By SCR
Blogger implies to me a 'hobby'. But yes, I work...

Blogger implies to me a 'hobby'. But yes, I work on sites -both sports and not- for a living.
Forum: Blowout Blogs 03-18-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,931
Posted By SCR
I think it's funny how a lot of people complain...

I think it's funny how a lot of people complain about the blogs here, and yet still read them and post about it. There are many things on the web that I don't enjoy - I simply just don't go visit the...
Forum: RACING, GOLF & OTHER SPORTS 03-06-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By SCR
I remember buying boxes for less then $100. Then...

I remember buying boxes for less then $100. Then "packing" them out on ebay to make a couple bucks. Dang, wish I had a few boxes left over!
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