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Thread: What to buy with a tight budget?
11-11-2012, 04:45 AM #1
What to buy with a tight budget?
Geting back into this hobby and in a spending mood as the holidays are approaching, with about $50-80 dollars as a budget what should I go for? Any boxes are within this price range (old or new) but have a solid yield of hits? Or should I get lots of singles and start trading on here?
11-11-2012, 11:14 AM #2
I would highly recommend singles. Boxes have the element of surprise, sure, but the "hits" you get may not be of players highly sought after, you know? Might as well buy a known quantity...Collecting Acie Law, Adam Morrison, Anthony Tolliver, Antoine Walker, and OKC Thunder (logo/name/uni somewhere on card; no Durant, please) - have lists: Hidden Content ; Hidden Content ; and Hidden Content
Current Cavs players welcome, too
Also collecting NBA UNI ONLY versions of Atomic Refractors, Essential Credentials, Legacies, Star Rubies
BKB sets working on: 95-96 SP Holoviews; 00-01 Fleer Futures; 12-13 Prizm Downtown Bound Silver Prizms
11-11-2012, 11:55 AM #3
I'd go the singles route
11-11-2012, 04:29 PM #4
90% of the time singles are the way to go and offer the best value.I ship once a week on Monday or Tuesday and only can check my mail once a week to confirm trades have been received. Please pm me if interested in seeing my FB and BB trade lists.
11-12-2012, 10:29 PM #5
It really depends on your collecting goals. I always look for inexpensive singles (autos, nice rookies, PC players, etc) to pick up but if I am in a buying mood and am looking for a box I would get something like nba hoops, leaf draft pics or score football. They may not offer all of the high end stuff but you will still get a good amount of rookies and the non glossy design is perfect for IP/TTM autos and you still may get an auto in the box.
11-15-2012, 12:43 AM #6
Why not go with a box of 11/12 Panini Limited and try your luck for a nice rookie auto redemption? :)