Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2012 BenchWarmer Vault box (Hour 1)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 1.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2012 BenchWarmer Vault
The cost: Click here 

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Black November Wave 6 is here … and here are five deals to consider

If you hadn’t noticed, there are a number of boxes with discounted prices right now over on the mothership as BlowoutCards.com is in the midst its Black November sales now.

Wave 6 is here and many of the discounts were dramatic enough that Buzz had to sit down and ponder the possibilities in many of the boxes and cases — and here are five boxes/cases that caught this collector’s eye.

2016-17 Panini Threads NBA hobby boxes & cases
Threads is a simple formula but it’s a comfortable one with two hits per box — one autograph and one memorabilia card — and a feel that’s more deluxe than, say, NBA Hoops but still with some of the basics that give it a good collectable feel. (Check out this past break.) You can land ink from the likes of Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony here along with ink from the rookies, too. The memorabilia cards can include Hall of Famers, too, like that past break does, helping offer some extra scope for a price that’s now pretty low. It’s worth a rip for sure and it leads off this round of picks from this collector.

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2014 BenchWarmer Eclectic box (Hour 5)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 5.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2014 BenchWarmer Eclectic Collection
The cost: BlowoutCards.com

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First Buzz: 2017 BenchWarmer Hot For Teacher trading cards

What: 2017 BenchWarmer Hot For Teacher trading cards
Arrives: Nov. 1
Hobby box basics: 12 cards per box (16 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: BenchWarmer’s Hot For Teacher line returns for a fourth time with an array of creative cards under the theme for the set.

Keep reading to see a gallery and more.

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Buzz Break: 2013 BenchWarmer Bubble Gum trading cards

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From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and break down the results here. Like this and want to see more — or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

carmen-electraThe box: 2013 BenchWarmer Bubble Gum trading cards
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 24
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 144
Base set completion: 110 of 110 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 21

Notables on base cards: Carmen Electra, Sara Underwood, Brande Roderick, Maria Kanellis, Torrie Wilson, Kara Monaco, Nikki Ziering, Angela Fong

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First Buzz: BenchWarmer Eclectic Series 2 trading cards

BenchWarmer-LogoWhat: BenchWarmer Eclectic Series 2 trading cards
Arrives: Early September
Hobby box basics: 20 cards per box (16 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: BenchWarmer follows up on its 2014 repack product of past packs with bonus hits with a new repack that’s nothing but new cards, past hits, promo sets and other surprises.

See a gallery and more … below.

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Buzz Break: 2014 BenchWarmer Eclectic Collection & have you ever had a box over-deliver like this one?

2014bweclecticNSWe all know someone who busts boxes just for the hits and there are a lot of boxes out there that guarantee nothing but the hits, particularly for budgets that are big. (You know, the stuff like Flawless.)

Also out there are collectors like Buzz, who rip boxes on a budget, allowing for dabbling in more than one area (you know, not just Flawless) and bust a bit more more often.

One recent box ripped by yours truly was 2014 BenchWarmer Eclectic Collection, which is essentially a repack product with a few new unique cards created in addition to a massive assortment of past packs.

You’re guaranteed at least eight hits … but my box included 17.

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Get the 2016 BenchWarmer Daizy Dukez Update checklist right here

dukes-UnderwoodBenchWarmer has released the checklist for its update to a set from last year that includes only new cards and is on its way to hobby shops now.

The brand is 2016 BenchWarmer Daizy Dukez Update Edition and this follow-up to the previous release includes all-new content — no previously released cards — all with the short-cut denim theme we have seen before.

There are 10 cards per box and eight boxes per case in this one — keep reading to see the entire checklist.

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