Well, normally I'm not one to bust packs (but I find myself opening more ever since I started this blog....hmmmm), but with the release of this year's Upper Deck - I couldn't resist.
I was good though. Only 4 packs for me.
I've always been a fan of Upper Deck's photography and the hopes of snagging a John Tavares RC pushed me over the edge.
The base cards were no disappointment from a photography standpoint. The design is a little on the boring side, but I've seen worse - much worse.
The player selection, even from the 4 packs I bought, varies from young stars to the big names to the journeymen. A great selection. At 200 cards for the base set, it's a must for set collectors.
The inserts were on my side tonight. The
Young Guns are 1:4, UD Game Jerseys are 1:12 and the Top Guns are 1:24 packs.
The hot news right now is how the Young Gun inserts are creased coming out of the rollers and this one is no exception. I doubt I will go through the hassle of getting it replaced (so remember that if you want to trade me for it).
Overall, a nice set (a nice addition to my 'One Sheet, One Set' collection) and a fun pack break.
Cards from the dimebox-- er, 8.3¢ box
4 hours ago