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Forum: Blowoutcards Product Information Pages - BASEBALL 02-24-2015, 06:43 PM
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Posted By brentandbecca
perhaps, but anyone notice how many parallels and...

perhaps, but anyone notice how many parallels and auto parallels they removed from hobby?
6 color autos are no longer here this year
that is value lost
Forum: BASEBALL 02-24-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,178
Posted By brentandbecca
Topps got numerous complaints of too many...

Topps got numerous complaints of too many parallels.
So they listened
So they changed it to exclusive inserts (for S1 that was Robinson and Ruth; for Heritage that will be Koufax and Ryan)

look...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-07-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,785
Posted By brentandbecca
Base Topps has always been sticker except the...

Base Topps has always been sticker except the ultra high end SP insert versions such as greats, legends sets or strata
they are designed to be cheaper and cost effective plus pack out earlier
The...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-04-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,785
Posted By brentandbecca
yep 901 sp photo 903 sparkle I have...

yep 901 sp photo
903 sparkle

I have collected tons of pics from various sources and we are updating here
2015 Topps Series 1 Baseball Variations Guide, Checklist...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-04-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,785
Posted By brentandbecca
correct, this happens every series 1, update is...

correct, this happens every series 1, update is so easy on the variations due to 1/3 of the production overall, so values decrease, but they are always super tough in series 1 yet rarely do much...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-02-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,785
Posted By brentandbecca
yes, I have heard of 2 distributors that have...

yes, I have heard of 2 distributors that have still be asking this of their customers, which is crazy, not sure why
but like my distributor usually orders 300-350 jumbo and 10-20 hobby
Forum: BASEBALL 02-02-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 208
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Posted By brentandbecca
topps base (jumbo vs hobby) has not many...

topps base (jumbo vs hobby) has not many allocated for many many years
jumbo production has been greater than hobby for years now
I have been buying jumbo only at 60-80 cases every series for a...
Forum: BASEBALL 02-02-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 208
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Posted By brentandbecca
so, hobby cases are approx. 7,000 cases (based on...

so, hobby cases are approx. 7,000 cases (based on #d/20 framed parallels at 1 per case) up from series 1 2014 slightly
of those approx. 2400 are hobby pack (based on #d/10 clears that are 1:300)
Forum: BASEBALL 01-29-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,785
Posted By brentandbecca
again, THERE IS NOT 35,000 CASES! Ugh, why...

again, THERE IS NOT 35,000 CASES!
Ugh, why can't people read everything, lol

I simply tweeted if you believed Topps and they did a one per case /99 parallel of the whole 350 cards in the set,...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-29-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,785
Posted By brentandbecca
no, it's not, my tweet after that said, there is...

no, it's not, my tweet after that said, there is no way they are /99 then
the odds are exactly one per case
but still production is up quite a bit overall and much content appears to have been...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-14-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,053
Posted By brentandbecca
? Aren't the Bowman color refrator always...

?
Aren't the Bowman color refrator always border only?
I mean they don't color anything else like the photo etc.
I do understand that the borders are smaller this year, but looking back they are...
Forum: BASEBALL 01-14-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,053
Posted By brentandbecca
Re-looking at this to finalize my order, and at...

Re-looking at this to finalize my order, and at first I was fine with less veterans in the base set, and more prospects, however, there is not one word of paper prospects or those parallels
I know...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-13-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
that is true, but in my years i am definitely way...

that is true, but in my years i am definitely way down on this...when I open 60-80 cases and have 300-500 leftover autos worth say $5 each on average then a year later they don't go but $1-2, it adds...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-13-2014, 03:52 AM
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Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
yes, and he was highly 'trout-ed' early on and...

yes, and he was highly 'trout-ed' early on and sold well
sometimes $5 guys become $10-$15 guys for a week or two but not often
Forum: BASEBALL 12-13-2014, 03:51 AM
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Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
100% agree and that's what I mean, sometimes,...

100% agree
and that's what I mean, sometimes, those that list 1st or 2nd day don't realize they will go that low

but yes, might as well hold
I have held more for years and never had a $1-5 guy...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-12-2014, 05:41 PM
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Posted By brentandbecca
early on, breakers may not realize or think they...

early on, breakers may not realize or think they will sell that cheap until it's too late
as a massive qty breaker myself, I have kept any autos that were going cheap or that had potential, but...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-12-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,511
Posted By brentandbecca
yep, another good point was talking products in...

yep, another good point
was talking products in general, but this definitely helps on draft as without hobby allocations, then no jumbo or super
Forum: BASEBALL 12-12-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,511
Posted By brentandbecca
yep, exactly not worth it for most and if...

yep, exactly
not worth it for most

and if you want to know 'market' just ask someone with membership
Forum: BASEBALL 12-12-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,511
Posted By brentandbecca
yes, this exactly preorders were down the first...

yes, this exactly
preorders were down the first 6 months and products dried up and prices went well above normal years (see above post)
Forum: BASEBALL 12-12-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,511
Posted By brentandbecca
sure, first off, good luck trying to find people...

sure, first off, good luck trying to find people willing to wait
second, bowman draft falls to 500 hobby almost yearly a week or two after release and then it gets bought in qty and slowly creeps...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-12-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,511
Posted By brentandbecca
does not really work that way would be tough ...

does not really work that way
would be tough
as some things do go up
in fact the first 6 months of 2014, almost all baseball dried up and went up or you couldn't find it

plus typically wax...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-12-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,511
Posted By brentandbecca
this is the best thing about the site - big...

this is the best thing about the site - big picture of the market - kinda like stocks
I prebuy so it doesn't effect me, but it's interesting to see what prices are at and heading to even while site...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-11-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 18,193
Posted By brentandbecca
chipper and terry pendleton did many of theirs...

chipper and terry pendleton did many of theirs that way (6 of my 8 terry had it and 1 of 2 of my chipper's did)
they don't really sell for more
this happens in many products, and they rarely...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-11-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 18,193
Posted By brentandbecca
SWEET! congrats on that. I love the color...

SWEET! congrats on that. I love the color parallels
Forum: BASEBALL 12-11-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 18,193
Posted By brentandbecca
Did this days back, sorry, I posted in this...

Did this days back, sorry, I posted in this thread that it was backwards
that after confirming my break with many others and looking at ebay, there were half as mean shatter stripe as zig zag

but...
Forum: Blowout's Breaks & Player Auctions 12-11-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2,648
Views: 122,331
Posted By brentandbecca
yep, ding-ding-ding tc fb at 3x normal...

yep, ding-ding-ding
tc fb at 3x normal production and cheap production at that volume they did make a killing

this is a market not a fixed priced retailer, prices change by the hour

as for...
Forum: Blowout's Breaks & Player Auctions 12-11-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,648
Views: 122,331
Posted By brentandbecca
oh boy, opened a can of worms no, product may...

oh boy, opened a can of worms
no, product may not be returned, you get what you order, it's yours
topps does not take stuff back (and up til couple months ago you could not reorder as products...
Forum: Blowout's Breaks & Player Auctions 12-11-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2,648
Views: 122,331
Posted By brentandbecca
uh no! you couldn't be further from reality on...

uh no! you couldn't be further from reality on that.
these cost around $600 direct from topps, there is no margin on these but a big negative one

dealers can't afford to keep losing on products,...
Forum: Blowout's Breaks & Player Auctions 12-11-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,648
Views: 122,331
Posted By brentandbecca
it was $400/case on dealernet earlier

it was $400/case on dealernet earlier
Forum: BASEBALL 12-10-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
sortsof.com is taking hours now to update the...

sortsof.com is taking hours now to update the best offer the past several days, not sure, maybe Brad can chime in, something up with ebay feed and code probably
Forum: BASEBALL 12-10-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
sortsof.com that is easiest, fastest, best...

sortsof.com

that is easiest, fastest, best way IMO
Forum: BASEBALL 12-09-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
drives me crazy too just add new...

drives me crazy too
just add new colors/waves/bubbles/pulasrs whatever, but keep numbering the same across brands/years

we talked about this earlier in this tread

the blue ref went from 250 to...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-09-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
good job! but yes, typically the new...

good job!
but yes, typically the new colors/parallels have not sold as well as traditional, even with low numbering, but they sure look sweet regardless and will do well
Forum: BASEBALL 12-09-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
this has been this way for distributors forever,...

this has been this way for distributors forever, I have always ordered just jumbos of base bowman and topps as there were no allocations to distributors on these and no price hike as a result...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-09-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
makes sense topps is changing the game lately...

makes sense
topps is changing the game lately and printing and doing whatever they want
so makes pre-ordering very tough for all parties, not just us
Forum: BASEBALL 12-09-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
every distributor would have had to lie and been...

every distributor would have had to lie and been in on it
all the ones I talked to where at 8/4/1, but some say they heard 4/2/1 or 6/3/1 so maybe some got better deals or topps has some saved back,...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-09-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
Topps may have held some, or given some...

Topps may have held some, or given some distributors better ratios, BUT I know for a fact that the ratio for most was 8/4/1

Also, this doe snot surprise me
I remember the first draft jumbos not...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-09-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
yes, if they bought hobby that's the...

yes, if they bought hobby
that's the difference, you can't just buy jumbo
Forum: BASEBALL 12-09-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
have to order hobby to get super, that was how it...

have to order hobby to get super, that was how it was from topps
did you ask for super?
they won't just offer it, especially if you only bought jumbo
if you only bought jumbo then you probably...
Forum: BASEBALL 12-08-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 97,224
Posted By brentandbecca
I agree, have always disliked this changing over...

I agree, have always disliked this changing over the years OR on different products

Topps Tribute is the worst, every year the colors are new or different and numbers always change

with this it...
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