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Thread: football autograph question
10-17-2010, 07:54 PM #1
football autograph question
hey all, was going to get a handful of footballs autographed but not sure what kind of football to buy?
now i know the official "DUKE" football would be the best to get but they are very pricey. anyone in here ever buy a cheaper version of the Duke or a diffrent off brand?
I know you want to get something close to the best, kind of pointless to get a sweet sig & have it on a cheap ball. kinda kills the integrity of the auto i believe.
thoughts & maybe some pics of off brand footballs you have had signed would be great.
10-17-2010, 08:38 PM #2
10-17-2010, 10:19 PM #3
yes that does help, thank you. does the super grip display nice? or can you spot it & tell thats a cheap ball?
10-17-2010, 11:18 PM #4
10-18-2010, 06:05 PM #5
that is a sweet peterson bal in your bucket. Next time im at Wal-mart, going to check out the super grip footballs for sure.
thanks a ton for your input
10-18-2010, 06:14 PM #6
The super grip is the way to go. Pretty much the standard that everyone uses if they aren't using a real game ball.
10-26-2010, 10:33 PM #7
I would personally just buy them one at a time and use Authentic The Duke balls. No comparison no matter what anyone says. I have a Devery Henderson ball that was given to me that was signed on a Super Grip. The auto has pretty much completely faded doue to whatever they use to make the ball super grip I assume. Remeber...you get what you pay for.
Another option is to buy The Duke ball with one white panel for auto's. I find they look nice if you can deal with the white panel. I only use authentic balls though.
Just my two cents...
10-26-2010, 11:48 PM #8
I've never had a problem with super grips fading. Maybe the marker was a dud on the ball you have?
I agree you can't compare anything to an official game ball, but there aren't many guys I'd pay $70 for on a ball let alone for an unsigned ball. When the difference is $50+ on the price of a game ball to replica, it is hard to spring for the game ball. If money didn't matter I'd go game ball all day.
11-03-2010, 05:37 PM #9