Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (April 16)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Plenty of baseball and some impressive pulls and projects.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (March 18)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Nothing but breaks from baseball, football and basketball.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Triple Threads baseball cards

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From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post 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.

maysThe box: 2016 Topps Triple Threads baseball cards
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 2
Cards per pack: 7
Cards in this box: 14
Base set completion: 
6 of 100 (6 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Base cards – Zack Greinke, Reggie Jackson, David Price, David Wright, Willie Mays

Rookie Cards (1) – A.J. Reed

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Oct. 2)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big pulls and big questions to get you thinking on this Sunday.

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Gallery: 2016 Topps Triple Threads baseball cards (will update)

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After a delayed arrival due to a packaging issue, this year’s edition of Triple Threads is here on Wednesday and 2016 Topps Triple Threads will include plenty of the high-end creations that we’ve come to expect in the line.

It will be a show to see what starts popping out of packs tomorrow, but Topps (and a few early breakers) have given us a glimpse at what’s to come.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Feb. 15)

FavreThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big breaks of old and new boxes, chasing legends and does your hobby make you happy?

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First Buzz: 2016 Topps Triple Threads baseball cards

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What: 2016 Topps Triple Threads baseball cards
Arrives: Sept. 14
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Box basics: Four hits in every two-pack box.

What’s buzz-worthy: Triple Threads returns for an 11th year of high-end hits with a familiar two-pack box format and plenty of potential, which includes a Kevin Costner Bull Durham autographed Relic, plenty of autographs and memorabilia and plenty of booklet cards.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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Do mistakes make you mad or make you want that card even more?

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Your trading cards are made by people. Your trading cards aren’t always perfect. Your trading cards are taken seriously by you — and those who make them.

But mistakes can happen.

Most collectors haven’t really thought about all the steps that go into making their trading cards — a process that takes months with many people involved in several different locations before a single pack is shredded. As cardboard has become more complicated over the years with technology and inclusions such as autographs and memorabilia, there are even more chances at errors. And with more products and more deadlines, the chances for those errors grow, too.

Every single company has had errors of some type.

The card above? It’s a 2015 Topps Triple Threads gem of Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota. It’s a sweet card — a 1/1 even — and a pricey pull, but the autograph sticker is placed on the card upside down. It was pulled by group-breaker Prestige World Wide and shown off on Twitter Sunday without a mention if its extra-odd feature.

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Board Buzz: Five must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Dec. 2)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

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Get your 2015 Topps Triple Threads football card checklist here

2015ToppsTripleThreadsFootballThis year’s edition of the popular high-end football brand is just a few days away, but the 2015 Topps Triple Threads checklist is here right now.

Triple Threads arrives on Friday and features “the best retired legends, veteran superstars and game-changing rookies in the NFL” and each box will include an autographed triple Relic, a triple Relic, a rookie auto Relic and a rookie jumbo Relic inside with all numbered to no more than 99 copies.

Click here to view the PDF for 2015 Topps Triple Threads football cards.

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New Buzz: Products arriving this week (Nov. 29-Dec. 5)

2015ToppsTripleThreadsFootballAfter Black Friday, the hobby presents seven new products this week with a pair of NFL and a pair of NBA products leading the way from Panini America and Topps.

In football, arguably the biggest of them all is 2015 Topps Triple Threads, a high-end brand that features “the best retired legends, veteran superstars and game-changing rookies in the NFL.” Each box will include an autographed triple Relic, a triple Relic, a rookie auto Relic and a rookie jumbo Relic inside with all numbered to no more than 99 copies.

Also coming from Topps for football will be the first gridiron take on Tek with one of the hit brands of last season in MLB getting retooled for the NFL. Inside every box of 2015 High Tek will be one autograph, one parallel and six base cards all printed on the colorful and enhanced acetate stock Tek was known for in the past.

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Blowout Black Friday Doorbuster Preview #5 — 2007 Topps Triple Threads football cards

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The fifth Blowout Black Friday Doorbuster Preview this year is one where the greats of the gridiron from the past and the present can be found.

A hobby box of 2007 Topps Triple Threads football cards will include one Triple Relic and one Autographed Triple Relic with a rookie class that includes Calvin Johnson and Adrian Peterson. This one will be one of the dramatically discounted Doorbuster deals on Black Friday (Nov. 27) at BlowoutCards.com.

How much for a box?

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