Set Building

Set Building: 2008 Upper Deck Football – Update 6

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I was very excited when I received this card in the mail today: Why the excitement over a card featuring Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins?  Well my friends, I have now completed the 2008 Upper Deck set (cards 1-325).  I started working on the set back in September.  It began with a hobby box of 08 … Continue reading »

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Set Building: 2008 Upper Deck Football – Update 5

I’ve been diligently trying to put the finishing touches on the 2008 Upper Deck football set the past few weeks.  Getting a lot closer to completion.  I went on Ebay and started hunting for most of the short prints that I needed.  Here’s what I’ve picked up since my last update: #274 Matt Flynn – … Continue reading »

Set Building: 2008 Upper Deck Football – Update 4

Before I left last month, I was able to engineer a trade over at Sports Card Forum.  I gave up a Terrell Owen Upper Deck Jersey Card for a bunch of rookies I needed.  Here’s where I currently stand with the set completion: Base Cards (cards 1-200): 100% complete.  If you’re looking for any base, … Continue reading »

Set Building: 2008 Upper Deck Football – Update 3

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As a mini-Christmas present to myself, I just purchased a retail blaster of 2008 Upper Deck Football from Walmart.  In addition I stopped by the hobby shop and bought 4 more hobby packs of Upper Deck.  Hopefully, I can move a little bit closer to completing this set.  Here’s how I’m looking so far: Rookies … Continue reading »

Set Building: 2008 Upper Deck Football – Trades and New Packs

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While my ship was out at sea, I was able to complete a trade via email for some cards I needed.  Special thanks to Stephen out in North Carolina for the cards.  For my personal collection, I received a LaDainian Tomlinson 05 Playoff prestige base card, an 08 Philip Rivers jersey card, and an 08 … Continue reading »

I’m Back Again

This is my first post in little over a month. I really haven’t had much free time. As some of you know, I’m in the Navy and I’ve been underway quite a bit the past few weeks. And when we were inport, my workdays were long, thanks to our rigorous training/inspection cycle. So there’s quite … Continue reading »

Set Building: 2008 Upper Deck Football

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As a new project, I decided to see if I could complete the 2008 Upper Deck Football set.  I’ve always had an itch to complete a few sets to complement my collection.  However, I never could find a set to get started with.  Upper Deck’s sets have always caught my eye, so I decided to … Continue reading »

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