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Old 05-03-2018, 12:12 AM   #1
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Default 3 2007 UD Element; 2 2007 UD Ultimate (HOFer > Prospect)

Everyone is going crazy over Ohtani, but I like me some good ole fashioned HOF patches and autos. The question was, of course, would I hit any.

I never ripped any Element when it came out, but I kinda dig the Clear Cut autos. I was hoping to pull a certain Oriole. I slow rolled and saw an Oriole cap. There was no way I actually pulled a Ripken auto, was there? Well...

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There wasn't. Ugh. That actually describes all 3 Element boxes. Here are the hits:

Duel Jerseys:
Justin Verlander
Jorge Cantu
Roy Oswalt



Autos:
Jesse Crain
Sean Henn
Jon Coutlagus (WHO?)



Clear Cut Auto/Jsy:
Brian "I'm not Cal Ripken" Roberts /199
Aaron Harang /350 (gnarly scratch on it)
Fransico Liriano (EXCH)

I saw the redemption and thought, "If this is Jeter or Griffey I'm gonna hurl." Thankfully it was just Liriano. Would've been a decent hit in 2007. Anyone know if UD is still doing their redemption raffle thing?



So, yeah, I think I'm done with Element for a while. For anyone else who picked up a box or two, you're welcome for taking the grenade. I opened all the Element boxes first (thankfully) and when moving on to the 2 Ultimates I though, "At least I can't do any worse..." gulp "...can I?!"



Anyway, I started ripping. I managed to avoid any redemptions and hit a nice couple of HOF gamed used (along with a HOF patch card).

Jersey cards:
Young/Kazmir/Upton/Baldelli quad 25/25 (EBAY 1/1!!!1!)
Santana/Liriano dual 75/75 (OMG NUTHER EBAY 1/1!!!!)
John Smoltz
Craig Biggio
Albert Pujols
Carlos Beltran /25
Jim Palmer
Garret Atkins /50
Derrek Lee
Matt Holiday
Jeremy Bonderman






Patch cards:
Craig Biggio 2 color /25
Mark Teixeira 4 color /50



Autos:
Scott Kazmir
Felix Pie /25
Stephen Drew
Melvin Mora
Andre Either
Felix Pie (not pictured)





Thanks for looking.

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Oh, I'm missing two autos. Here ya go...


















The Jeter came in box 1, mini box 3 and Sandy came in box 2 mini box 2. When I hit the Jeter I though, "Thank God. This saved this break." When I hi the Koufax, I thought I was gonna pass out. Best 2 box break of a product I've ever had.

Nothing is FS or FT. Thanks for going on the journey with me.
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Old 05-03-2018, 12:17 AM   #2
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You're killing me Smalls! I opened about fifteen cases of 2007 Ultimate and didn't have any cases that yielded anything that compared to what you pulled in two boxes. Congrats!
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Old 05-03-2018, 12:20 AM   #3
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Wow that's sweet
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Old 05-03-2018, 12:30 AM   #4
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You win the internetz for the day! Congrats.
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Old 05-03-2018, 08:11 AM   #5
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I remember opening Element and thought they were really nice but never pulled anything. This is before I realized the clear cuts were sticker autos.
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Old 05-03-2018, 08:50 AM   #6
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I remember opening a box of Elemental and hitting that exact same Brian Roberts card, lol. At least the base cards were sort of nice looking, better than anything Panini puts out.
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Old 05-03-2018, 09:23 AM   #7
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WOW!!! Thatís awesome. Congratulations.
I have the Ripken clear cut auto. If you really want it we can try to make a trade. Itís a BGS 9.5 w/10 Auto.
That was an amazing break.
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Old 05-03-2018, 11:46 AM   #8
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Wow you killed it with the Jeter AND Koufax!! Congrats!
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I enjoyed slow rolling from top to bottom.
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Awesome break! Man I loved this set!
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amazing Jeter and Koufax, congrats!
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god damn i love both of those last two cards
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