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Forum: BASEBALL 07-18-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 752
Posted By hermanotarjeta
Most definitely - shops can increase the price of...

Most definitely - shops can increase the price of products, but retail doesn't - always $19.99 a blaster no matter how hot a product is. I have spent double on retail compared to hobby this year....
Forum: BASEBALL 07-17-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6,616
Views: 189,620
Posted By hermanotarjeta
Bellinger and the other rookies aren't driving...

Bellinger and the other rookies aren't driving the box price to $150+ the day of release.

I really hope customers can buy the product lower than that the day of release.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-17-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6,616
Views: 189,620
Posted By hermanotarjeta
That is GREAT news.

That is GREAT news.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-17-2017, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6,616
Views: 189,620
Posted By hermanotarjeta
I hope judge continues to slump so 2017 topps...

I hope judge continues to slump so 2017 topps chrome prices will get to more reasonable levels.

One more concern is that if judge is a redemption pull for the rest of the year, this makes...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-17-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,881
Posted By hermanotarjeta
This is one product that will stay "affordable"...

This is one product that will stay "affordable" this year, fortunately.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-17-2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 11,722
Posted By hermanotarjeta
I went to Target and cleared out the stadium...

I went to Target and cleared out the stadium blasters (3), pulled a Benny/50 auto.

I left all the fat packs for the kids and left with a clear conscience.
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-15-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By hermanotarjeta
Mix it up, have fun with your hobby and do both.

Mix it up, have fun with your hobby and do both.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-14-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By hermanotarjeta
They were front loaded from what I saw. Guy hit...

They were front loaded from what I saw. Guy hit two gold beam teams and a benny auto/50 in 3 blasters.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-14-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,315
Posted By hermanotarjeta
I traded a 1984 donruss don mattingly for 3 packs...

I traded a 1984 donruss don mattingly for 3 packs of 1990-91 upper deck French hi numbers hockey. I got a crappy young guns and felt sick afterwards.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-13-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,445
Posted By hermanotarjeta
Not even a mention of KB on the poll - how the...

Not even a mention of KB on the poll - how the mighty have fallen.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-11-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By hermanotarjeta
2017 topps chrome will be one of best products...

2017 topps chrome will be one of best products for a judge verdict.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-11-2017, 02:31 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,120
Posted By hermanotarjeta
I think an even better example is Bo Jackson -...

I think an even better example is Bo Jackson - not the greatest career stats, not even the best player while he was playing the game, but IMMENSELY popular, and his card prices reflected that. He was...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-09-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By hermanotarjeta
As people have alluded to earlier, it's really...

As people have alluded to earlier, it's really getting too expensive to invest in a player's chrome auto, premium auto rc etc., so the base rookie is a medium that everyone can afford and the demand...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-08-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,070
Posted By hermanotarjeta
I'm sure there is more than ONE guy who is...

I'm sure there is more than ONE guy who is interested in those..............besides jordan has seven year's worth of number pieces and only one retro.

To each their own, there are a whole lot...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-08-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,070
Posted By hermanotarjeta
I would say under-rated. I would rather have 3...

I would say under-rated. I would rather have 3 jordan flashbacks than one 2003-04 number pieces.
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-08-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,070
Posted By hermanotarjeta
There is also a sick exquisite Jordan flashback...

There is also a sick exquisite Jordan flashback on the bay as well.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-06-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,138
Posted By hermanotarjeta
He's already been passed by on the hobby radar by...

He's already been passed by on the hobby radar by judge - no one cares anymore.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-05-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
2017 topps chrome is going to be one of the...

2017 topps chrome is going to be one of the greatest and most shredded products of all time.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-04-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,204
Posted By hermanotarjeta
That product was called 2005 ultimate signature...

That product was called 2005 ultimate signature edition.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-30-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
In no way am I faulting or blaming the breakers...

In no way am I faulting or blaming the breakers individually, per se, they are there not because of their civil duties, but they are providing services for a customer base that has created the...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-30-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
I apologize if I have offended anyone using the...

I apologize if I have offended anyone using the term "degenerate gambler" on this thread.

From now on I shall refer to those individuals as "grown humans who pay other grown humans to open random...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-30-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
Houdini, here is my example - I'm interested in...

Houdini, here is my example - I'm interested in how you think this is propaganda?

Could you please provide me with your perspective rather than accuse me based on nothing of trying to spew vicious...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-30-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
My previous post was an EXAMPLE using concrete...

My previous post was an EXAMPLE using concrete numbers so people can understand. Please read it thoroughly so you can understand my point. I'm not spewing propaganda. I have no motives.

I'm...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-30-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
See my post above, why don't you point out the...

See my post above, why don't you point out the one hundred other breaks where Houdini/sponsor is making money - people aren't doing breaks to lose money, only the degenerate gamblers are.

Look at...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-30-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
If you see this through a microscope, then of...

If you see this through a microscope, then of course breakers on occasion will break at a loss to just recoup some cash. Larger wax dealers will sell things for a loss because of the profits made...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-30-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
The profits are not greater for breakers when box...

The profits are not greater for breakers when box prices are higher, I agree with that. But if a break is going at a certain price, it's not happening because breakers are losing money - breakers get...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-30-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
I'm surprised out of all people you haven't seen...

I'm surprised out of all people you haven't seen this trend.

Products like NT basketball do not give you better yields than before, yet box prices have doubled from $475 to $950.

The reason?...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-30-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
My example can be multiplied x 8 to reflect a...

My example can be multiplied x 8 to reflect a jumbo case. At $180 a slot in your example x 30 slots is $5400 a case, divided by 8 boxes is almost $700 a box. At current insane prices, the buy in...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-30-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
I'm not a breaker, but this is what I mean. ...

I'm not a breaker, but this is what I mean.

If a bowman jumbo box is purchased by a breaker for $210, and with 30 spots available he charges $8 per spot, he makes $30.

The next time around he...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-30-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6,616
Views: 189,620
Posted By hermanotarjeta
You must be too young to remember josh Hamilton...

You must be too young to remember josh Hamilton at yankee stadium I believe in 2008. His base topps traded went from $2 to $30 plus overnight and his topps traded auto from $30 to over $1000++...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-28-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 548
Posted By hermanotarjeta
I had a small stash of 10 1993 finest refractors...

I had a small stash of 10 1993 finest refractors at one time - beautiful cards.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-28-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,543
Posted By hermanotarjeta
The hobby will be alive as long as baseball is...

The hobby will be alive as long as baseball is around - to many this was fantasy baseball before what millenials know as fantasy baseball is today.

The hobby is doing great for collectors as well....
Forum: BASEBALL 06-28-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 548
Posted By hermanotarjeta
GREAT stuff guys, I remember my holy grails were...

GREAT stuff guys, I remember my holy grails were a limited edition star company orange bordered autograph and a Peoria chiefs minor league set, his first pro card was in it.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-28-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 548
Posted By hermanotarjeta
Show off your best Mark Grace stuff!!!

Happy birthday to Gracie - one of my all time favorite Cubbies - let's see what you got!!
Forum: BASEBALL 06-27-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,799
Posted By hermanotarjeta
Not all retail packs are created equal. I...

Not all retail packs are created equal. I specifically mentioned archives because of the coin bonus and very good odds of pulling a judge in every box.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-27-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,799
Posted By hermanotarjeta
So what's wrong with "cool, I pulled a nice card...

So what's wrong with "cool, I pulled a nice card and I could sell it on eBay for alot of money, but I'm going to keep it in my collection".

I much prefer that scenario than "cool I pulled a nice...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-27-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 19,075
Posted By hermanotarjeta
What are you talking about - group breakers will...

What are you talking about - group breakers will buy at whatever price to make their 10% cut as long as the demand is there - they cannot lose money regardless of cost.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-27-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,759
Posted By hermanotarjeta
These wishy washy posts are almost as bad as...

These wishy washy posts are almost as bad as those "how much is my card worth" type fishing posts to try to attract customers - they are pathetic when no breaks occur.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-27-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,022
Posted By hermanotarjeta
When mike trouts bubble bursts.

When mike trouts bubble bursts.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-26-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6,616
Views: 189,620
Posted By hermanotarjeta
It will be Topps chrome for sure if they change...

It will be Topps chrome for sure if they change the image on the card.
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