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(10-30-2012 12:56 PM)jarmll Wrote: Maybe I am expecting to much, but it just seems BGS would need to wipe the card to make an accurate grade, and would do it on their own initiative.
I see both sides, I see BGS side as far as concerned they could be accused of scratching the surface of a card, but those concerns should not be considerably more than edges and corners.
The other side would be that they could give higher grades if they wiped the card surface and when did giving an extra .5-1 on a grade hurt the customer approval???
(10-30-2012 01:07 PM)englandhousehold Wrote: With all liability aside if I were a grader why would I wipe you card when I get double the overhead charge when you send it in twice possibly for grading due to not cleaning it on your own. Also keeping the population low on the high grades. You have to remember they are a business just like the local Wal-Mart, Target, insert whatever name here, etc. But I see your input.....but it's a business to them in the end. That's just all IMO though.
(10-30-2012 02:10 PM)branesergen Wrote: Its not their responsibility to clean your cards. It is yours. As for your grades - My 1st submission was the same way and 90% of it was surface. I cracked most and resent in and was happy afterwards. Marked the extra cost up to a lesson learned. Hopefully it wasnt a huge submission. Mine was 30 cards so I ate about $280 lol