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(10-09-2012 03:03 PM)nthnoak Wrote: i agree with most of your ratings except a few which we are actually opposites on lol. i think elite was easily the best set so far. the acetate cards are awesome and they at least had veterans in insert sets. i normally dont care about prime because its just a blah set to me, but i cant help but notice its a big step up from last years at least. its still boring to me, but people seem to be getting a top notch rc every case and some of those booklets are awesome looking. and as you stated, prestige stepped it up too. i would just like to see maybe 1 product to include vets for every like 3 or 4 products released. as of now, there arent any and we have like 12 products that are nothing but sticker autos and rc premiers jerseys. not worth $100 or $200 a box.
(10-09-2012 11:01 PM)bselje Wrote: Agree with nthnoak - Elite has been my favorite product by far this year. Momentum was hot garbage, Topps has been horrible (across the board - with the stupid high print runs). Even the base Topps set was a bit of a disappointment, except for the tall boys.
I dont really buy college stuff so Upper Deck is irrelevant. Decent looking products but the college unis just dont do it for me. (Nor do Press Pass, SAGE, Leaf)
Didnt know about the move to sticker autos but you know, if it means less redemption cards, I'm all for it. I have 8 outstandiing redemption cards from Panini, one from a year ago. That is completely unacceptable. the 2 i got from Topps in 2011 i received very quickly. Panini really needs to fix that.
i am looking forward to Certified nd maybe even Topps Strata.
Oh and to echo sentiments here - PANINI: BRING BACK CLASSICS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
(10-10-2012 01:14 AM)ML25CA Wrote: I agree. I have purchased boxes of Prestige, Topps, Finest, R&S, Platiunum, Momentum, Elite, and Prime. By far my favorite was the Prestige. Biggest disappointment was Momentum. All the cards were chipped and not even one would I bother grading. Prime was a big no no also. Elite was ok. This was the first time I ever bought boxes like this. Wondering, are Upper Deck cards worth anythings, since they don't have an offical licence with the NFL. And secondly, if I had to have a RC of Luck or RG3 this year, what card company would produce the card which would carry the greatest value or be most sought after. See so many cards, but not sure which one people are going for the most. thanks!
(10-10-2012 03:49 AM)warcraftin Wrote: My ratings are based on value returned per box when busting. I agree that Elite has some nice looking cards but from a value standpoint not worth opening IMO as I was better off just buying the singles.