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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Aug 7 2011, 10:50 PM


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QUOTE(ravens4life @ Aug 7 2011, 10:28 PM)
wow lmk if your trading or selling! i can use the taiwan jones and maybe the lewis
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I ended up selling most of the cards to cover most of the box costs. I was really just looking to build the base set. I did however hang on to the Taiwan Jones. I haven't decided what I'm doing with it yet. I'll be in touch if I decide to move it.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Aug 5 2011, 10:49 PM


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QUOTE(Cool_Hand_Flash @ Aug 5 2011, 07:29 AM)
Nice break smile.gif
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Thanks.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Aug 3 2011, 08:26 AM


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Thanks everyone.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Aug 2 2011, 09:54 PM


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QUOTE(aceecards @ Aug 2 2011, 09:51 PM)
swweeettt and unsweeettttt!
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Thanks and well said.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Aug 2 2011, 08:21 PM


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Every year I put together the base set of Topps football. Usually I accomplish this by buying two jumbo boxes. I've been doing this since 2006 and up until this break I had never hit a Rookie Premiere auto. Here are the highlights from my break:

Box 1:
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Box 2:
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Some of the cards had corners that were damage pretty badly. As a result I wasn't able to complete the base set from my two boxes. I went to my LCS to purchase four more jumbo packs. In those four packs I pulled a Rookie Red Zone auto (unfortunatley not one of the big name rookies) and another Emmanuel Sanders game day auto. Two autos in four packs. Not bad.

All-in-all I would say this was a pretty fun break. It seems that Topps has a bit of a coalition issue. Neither of my boxes had any gold parallels but every pack had a Bowman mini. None of the four packs I bought at the LCS had a bowman mini but they all had gold parallels. I'm pretty happy with this break.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: May 31 2011, 12:22 PM


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I'm looking to buy this card:

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A few years ago when I was running the basketball card box break group here at TCC I pulled this card out of one of our Ultimate boxes. Unfortunately I did not have the Bulls and had to send the card off to its new owner.

At this point I've got enough PayPal put together to buy the card and would prefer to send the money to someone here at TCC than some random guy on eBay. I'd expect the card to cost about the same as recent completed sales on eBay. If you've got this card and are looking to move it let me know. Maybe I can help you avoid the $40 final value fee eBay would hit you with.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Feb 24 2011, 03:04 AM


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I don't really know how you could have done any better than that. Amazing. Simply amazing. Congratulations on the best break I've seen of this product.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Feb 16 2011, 12:19 PM


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If only the browns were ever an option...
  Forum: Football Group Box Break Marketplace · Post Preview: #2615082 · Replies: 110 · Views: 6,593

Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Sep 5 2010, 10:19 PM


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Thanks everyone. I'm always working on learning whatever new development / programming tools come out. I've got a complete card gallery written in Silverlight but I'm not sure if that will ever make it to the web. I'm sure there will be some new iteration of my complete card gallery coming sometime soon.

Thanks again.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Sep 4 2010, 02:03 PM


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Updated to include the PC baseball cards.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Sep 2 2010, 12:03 PM


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QUOTE(mcmbamm @ Sep 2 2010, 12:35 PM)
Helluva PC there!
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Thanks. I've got a few nice baseball cards to add before I'm don (all Cleveland Indians I believe), but I wanted to get this out there to get some feedback.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Sep 2 2010, 11:08 AM


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QUOTE(edgerrin32 @ Sep 2 2010, 12:04 PM)
I think thats really cool! I love it, but yea really slow loading them to were they are clear! But still cool.
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It's poor performance from GoDaddy: it takes forever to even load a basic page. I think I'm going to move the gallery to another server I have that's more reliable later tonight.

I can't even get my blog to come up right now.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Sep 2 2010, 10:54 AM


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If you get something like the following error:

Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 30 seconds exceeded...

Just try back later (this evening). GoDaddy and WordPress don't seem to work to well together. You get what you pay for I guess.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Sep 2 2010, 01:37 AM


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I've updated the pc page to now include the baseball cards.

http://blog.mikelindegarde.com/personal-collection/
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Jul 11 2010, 11:23 PM


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I'm looking to put together the 2006-07 Ultimate Signatures set. At the moment I only have Magic Johnson and LeBron James (at the time I purchased it LeBron was still the local hero).

My focus right now is primary on the big names (Jordan, Erving, Bryant, Russell), but I'm interested in any that you might have. I would love to get what I can via trade; however, I know I don't have the greatest trade bait so I'm also up for buying.

Here is my site: http://pivotalhorizon.com/mike. Use the text box to search for things.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Jul 11 2010, 11:23 PM


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I'm looking to put together the 2006-07 Ultimate Signatures set. At the moment I only have Magic Johnson and LeBron James (at the time I purchased it LeBron was still the local hero).

My focus right now is primary on the big names (Jordan, Erving, Bryant, Russell), but I'm interested in any that you might have. I would love to get what I can via trade; however, I know I don't have the greatest trade bait so I'm also up for buying.

Here is my site: http://pivotalhorizon.com/mike. Use the text box to search for things.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Jul 1 2010, 09:30 PM


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given that i buy allen and ginter for the fun of it, i love that card. i like that topps has a sense of humor. i wish i had pulled something like that instead of the justin upton auto.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Jun 30 2010, 10:29 AM


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My biggest mistake would be buying a Vince Young Absolute RPM Spectrum parallel for something like $175 (thats still the most I've ever spent on a single card). I ended up selling it for $45 or so.

My best decision was selling my Brandon Jennings Topps Chrome retractor when I did. I sold it on eBay for a little over $80. I have no idea what that card sells for now, but during the week I sold it mine went for more than any other copy of the card on eBay.

These days I only buy singles for the PC and I hang onto just about every rookie auto I get (unless its a Brandon Jennings / Strausburg type situation).
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Jun 23 2010, 07:14 AM


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I lived in Toledo for 6 years while in college (undergrad / grad). The only shop I remember was on Alexis somewhere (pulled my first Dwayne Wade auto there). The problem I had with it was that it was a hike from campus. I don't even know if that shop is still there (maybe it was called Bases Loaded?)

Anyway, I'm not there anymore, so what I think doesn't matter that much. Good luck.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: Jun 3 2010, 12:26 PM


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I'd go iPad without question. I'd love to have one to use as an e-reader, check email and browse the web while watching tv, etc...
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: May 24 2010, 02:42 PM


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Card arrived Saturday but I didn't check the mail until today. I paid, he shipped, i received... I'm pretty sure this one is all wrapped up.

Thanks.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: May 18 2010, 11:40 PM


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One deal down, anyone else?
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: May 18 2010, 09:30 PM


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Agreed and Payment Sent.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: May 17 2010, 10:46 PM


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QUOTE(bravesfan09 @ May 17 2010, 11:27 PM)
Shame your not looking for a Ken Griffey Auto.
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No doubt a great player: unfortunately he's just not someone I'm collecting right now.
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Mike Lindegarde Posted on: May 17 2010, 10:23 PM


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QUOTE(facemuscles @ May 17 2010, 08:21 PM)
Here's a list and I don't know if you want any of it, but you might so here it is:

2008 Exquisite Steve Slaton 3 color Patch/AU /75 (The version /199 sells about $75, looking for $110).
2006 Exquisite Significant Numbers A.J. Hawk Dual GU/AU /50
2006 Exquisite Brandon Jackson 2 color Patch/AU /99
2008 Triple Threads All Star Triple Patches David Ortiz 3 Colors/15 Breaks Triple Patch 4/9
2006 Topps Chrome Laurence Maroney AU
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Thanks for your time, but there isn't anything there I'm currently after.
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