Earlier this year I picked up a lot of 100 random packs from Wal-mart's website for the reasonable price of $40. I had a lot of fun ripping through all the packs and posting the highlights here on the blog. Way back at the beginning of August I posted the final batch of those packs. Or did I?
I turns out the seller was pretty gracious and actually included well over 100 total packs in the box, which is pretty cool. So, a few months later let's look at that overflow and finally call this round of posts done, shall we?
Unfortunately there was not a keeper to be found for me within these three packs. Can't win 'em all!
So, in retrospect how was my experience overall with this gigantic re-pack lot of packs? To be honest, I think this would have been a better fit for me years ago when I was into keeping any and every new baseball card that I didn't already have a copy of. These days I just don't have the mental energy, and don't want to dedicate the required space in my house, to hang onto that sheer volume of cardboard.
The approach I took with these definitely helped though, as I retained only 87 total cards from this entire lot for my own collection. Nearly all of the others have already been packaged and shipped out to my trading buddies over the past few months. On the one hand, I'd have been smarter to use the $40 on something like a graded T206, but sometimes you just get the itch to rip. For $40 these provided hours of pack-ripping enjoyment, and at least half a dozen blog posts.
In summary, not a deal I'd probably jump at again, but not one that I regret either.
That's all for tonight, but I've got plenty of awesome content coming up, including arguably the single greatest card I've ever been sent out of the blue in the entire time I've been running this blog! Until then, thanks as always for stopping by...
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