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post Jul 29 2013, 07:02 PM
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Hi all,

Been quite a while since I posted on here, mainly because life has taken over and the last year and a half has flown by I've been so busy. Too busy for the hobby most of the time, also trying to save some $ (just graduated college in May).

I recently moved out to Orange County, and was curious as to if any of you guys are out here or used to be out here and know of any good card shops in the area. Looking to get more involved in collecting again and I always prefer to stop in a shop to buy a box rather than doing it online, so any suggestions or referrals are appreciated.

Thanks in advance for your help!


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Congrats Grad!
If nobody from around that area chimes in here is a good site to at least find shops, whether they are good or not is another story.

http://www.cardshopfinder.com/
They group shops by state and then by city so just click on your state and look for your city or a nearby city. I just noticed they have a "shop review" section as well I haven't tried that out but I'm guessing that you can look up potential shops and see what the ratings they have gotten from people who have used the site.


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Great, this site is excellent. Found one that's only about 10 minutes away that even has a couple solid reviews. There's one about 40 minutes away, up near Los Angeles, that has a video on the site and seems to be listed as one of the top shops. I'll have to check it out sometime!


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There's a great place in the City of Industry (Not too far from the Anaheim Area) known as Frank & Sons Collectible Show that's open every Saturday morning/afternoon and Wednesday night. I haven't been there in a year or so, but theres about 20 or so dealers who sell singles and such as well as a few wholesalers selling boxes at pretty good prices. It's my favorite place in the Los Angeles/Orange County area to go for boxes and cards in general.


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QUOTE(bigalexx @ Jul 30 2013, 10:16 PM)
There's a great place in the City of Industry (Not too far from the Anaheim Area) known as Frank & Sons Collectible Show that's open every Saturday morning/afternoon and Wednesday night. I haven't been there in a year or so, but theres about 20 or so dealers who sell singles and such as well as a few wholesalers selling boxes at pretty good prices. It's my favorite place in the Los Angeles/Orange County area to go for boxes and cards in general.
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Sounds awesome! I think I may actually be free to go to this tomorrow night, too. Thanks man.


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