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    Need help in choosing a box...

    I have some extra money to blow and was wondering which cheap box (under $40) I should buy. I like to collect a wide variety of Rookies, but I also like GU and Autos like everyone else.

    I narrowed it down to
    2006/07 UD Rookie Debut Basketball
    2006 Topps Draft Picks and Prospects Football
    Both are nearly the same price and you get a few hits per box plus a ton of rookie cards. The problem is the UD Basketball will give you three hits (2 GU and 1 Auto) and the football with give two hits (either one GU and one auto or 2 GU), BUT the rookie class in 06 football was impressive this year, while the basketball class hasn't been.

    Are either one of these products a lot better than the other. I can't decide and I don't know a ton about cards today. I had stop collecting for a few years. Any help would be appreciated.

  2. Kronozio
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    Im a big fan of the DPP the 06 class has been great. Also Upper Deck Origin Tins have 3 hits I think there only 30 bucks but you dont get a whole box of cards hoped that help.

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    I don't think you are really guaranteed 2 hits in every box of 2006 DPP Football. I know it says that on DaCardWorld but I've personally busted a box and got one hit and have seen the same. It's probably one or two on average and they hit two on their sample break so they assumed it's two. I really like the product though. Only problem is that there's a handful of base autographs that are very costly to get your hands on, making collecting the base set nearly impossible to do.

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    If you like the RC's go for the football. You can also get 3 hits per box on that to. I did when I hit my Hawk RC auto. Got it and 2 jerseys.

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    I am partial to Football and I have opened a box of DPP. I pulled 2 GU and one of them was part of a letter. Go with the Topps DPP. :)

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    yeah, it seems like dpp has a lot of multi colored jersey pieces..i just picked up a few including one with a part of a letter off some guy on ebay real cheap..

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    if you want baseball id go with 05 origins 2gu 1 au($30) or 05 UD classic 2gu 1au($40) not sure on inserts/parallels

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    Personally, I would go with 2006-07 UD Rookie Debut Basketball, but that's really only because I don't collect football, and I only collect basketball. However, I bought one pack (yes only 1 pack) of 06-07 UD Rookie Debut Basketball, and a pulled a Daniel Gibson RC Auto! I thought the product was pretty good for only 1 pack. The base are decent looking, and from what I have seen the GU are pretty good IMO to. Good luck w/ whatever you choose, and I hope you pull some mojo no matter what box you go with.

  10. #9
    Thanks for all the replies.

    Since I've already purchased two football boxes this month, I decided to change it up a bit. I went with the UD Rookie Debut Basketball and a box of 06 Fleer Ultra Baseball. I couldn't pass up the Ultra baseball for just $25 bucks. The UD Rookie Debut was only $35. That's a total of 52 packs (28 in the UD box, 24 in the Ultra) for 60 bucks.

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