(04-19-2013 07:36 PM)ugameck Wrote: 42
That's the answer.
(04-19-2013 10:44 AM)uwash97 Wrote: Depends on how badly I want the card. If there are only 5 copies of a card and you want it, then you have to pay what it takes to get it, especially if it's a popular player. Or a popular set.
(04-21-2013 09:38 AM)mnc99 Wrote: If there is less than 10, I go the extra mile in most cases. It may be a long time before you see another, if ever. I have a budget I like to try stick to when it comes to cards like that. Some days I get lucky, some days I don't.
(04-21-2013 09:58 AM)melcmd Wrote: Unfortunately, sellers know this too. A bidding war in a straight auto or a high (and unflexible BIN) will kill your budget. Most of the time (and with time) sellers who want to get rid of the inventory will come down in price.
I bought a lot of low numbered Matt Ryan stuff his rookie year. I'm not that big of a fan. in 2012, I started getting rid of some of it. I got nowhere close to what was put in to them (including a 1/1).
With patience, you'll find more.
Since NT was released and 5-Star this weekend, I've seen less traffic in my auctions than usual. If I want to move stuff, this would be the time for deals (I have a different name on EBay, so I'm not plugging any auctions, just proving a point). People seem to be saving money for the new high end stuff right now.
From my experiences, don't be the first to blink and you'll win out most of the time. Your bank account and buyer's remorse will thank you later. Believe me, I know....