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What to do???? - samsfury - 09-25-2012 07:38 AM
So bought the last box of Allen & Ginter's baseball cards the local shop had on the shelf. To my surprise i found (03/25 rip card). So my question, its a rare card in its self, keep it or rip it?
RE: What to do???? - ja1091 - 09-25-2012 07:50 AM
That's up to you. Are you a gambling man?! If you are, like myself, I would rip it.
RE: What to do???? - gotopes - 09-25-2012 07:53 AM
I've never been lucky enough to have this problem , but if it were me, I'd probably check the bay to see how much they were selling for; if they weren't going for as much as I'd want for it, I'd probably rip it just for the thrill. Who knows if you'll ever pull one again, after all.
I rarely if ever sell cards, and collect just for fun. The idea of a ripcard kind of feels like an extra dose of fun, IMO. I hope you'll let us know what you decide! Good luck, and congrats!
RE: What to do???? - jacobystealshome - 09-25-2012 08:18 AM
sell it unripped on ebay, never look back
RE: What to do???? - cptnemo66 - 09-25-2012 09:11 AM
If its not somebody you collect.... sell, sell, sell!
RE: What to do???? - Murzcoach - 09-25-2012 09:15 AM
Traded my Brandon Phillips RIP for a Dodgers PC card worth about $120. I'm glad I did it, but still have that nagging feeling that maybe there was a red ink auto in it...!!
RE: What to do???? - uvaspina - 09-25-2012 10:05 AM
If money for cards is tight, the smart thing to do would be to sell it unripped. There's a better than even chance there's a run-of-the-mill EXT mini inside. That (unripped) card alone will more than pay for your box. JMO. -If you decide to rip, please post a pic of what you pull.
RE: What to do???? - samsfury - 09-25-2012 12:26 PM
I have decided, (and ill prolly hate my self) im just going to set on the card awhile and not rip it. thanks for all the comments
RE: What to do???? - magneto2 - 09-25-2012 03:50 PM
Who is the card of? I have a /25 myself and ripped a pujols back in 07 and got an Alex Rodriguez ext.