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Old 08-22-2013, 03:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Sending out my first TTM

I am send a custom card out to Kirk Cousins and I have a question

How do I prep the surface?

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Old 08-22-2013, 03:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It depends...is the card glossy?

a) If not then nothing needed.

b) If so...how glossy?

b1) If it is just photo paper glossy just send it.
b2) If it is Topps chrome glossy...How did you make that!?!

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Awesome custom! Good Luck! I am sending to Kirk Cousins as well!
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Awesome custom and good luck!! Normally with photos or regular Topps (paper) base cards, you don't need to prep, but for chrome cards or other glossy cards, I use some baby powder. Just spread it out evenly, let it sit for a few minutes, then wipe it all off and the surface of the card will be ready to hold the auto. Good luck!
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I didn't read and thought that was a real super and was about to say how ridiculous it would be to send out a superfractor haha.

Good luck! If it's glossy, I usually "erase" the entire surface (with a bold, pink eraser, just like you would if you were erasing pencil marks). Or, like Noah said, you could use baby powder.
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That is awesome! Did you make that yourself?
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Old 08-23-2013, 06:33 PM   #7 (permalink)
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A couple members on here made it for me. Pm me if you want more info.
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This is how I do mine. This is the cousins I got



I love how they look on fillers
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Have you gotten it back yet? Thinking if sending a ttm request.
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I sent a TTM request to Cousins in june and havent gotten anything back yet
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I sent a TTM request to Cousins in june and havent gotten anything back yet
That's bad news man. If I get anything I will let you know.
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Hopefully he doesn't think its the real thing and actually keeps it
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really awesome dude
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That is FREAKING AWESOME!
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Woah!!! As a MSU fan I love that! Congrats!
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Looks pretty cool.
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That looks beautiful. Great job!
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Thanks guys I was excited to see it in the mail box.
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How do you even print a super
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Did you use the team address?
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