Saturday, May 29, 2010
2009 UD Spectrum Box Break Pt. 2
Hey guys, Drew back here. So, after a long night of partying, I'm back to discuss and review my box of 2009 UD Spectrum. If you saw my break yesterday you know that I hit a hot box, and a great one at that! Here's what I had to say about it...
Design: Well, for starters, the base cards are very ugly looking. Whoever had the genius idea to make a mostly male hobby set purple is crazy! I mean, some cards look decent but most of them look too feminine to me (no offense to any of the women bloggers around). But.... the colored parallels look GREAT! The reds and greens and everything adds some much needed pizazz to this set! Grade: C+
Price: Originally, not good. Way too high for a box that normally contains three decent hits. Now, if you get a hot box, which is kinda often compared to other product's chances of hitting one. And, with my box, I would have probably made the money back at the original price. It's not often that you make your money back on low end products so that's cool! Grade: C
Hits: This is a most definite hit or miss product. It also is based on your opinion on the cards you pull. The Celebrity autograph is certainly hit or miss, you could pull some High School Musical nobody or you could pull Kim Kardashian! Most of the relics are pretty good, but you could get a bad one, as shown with Alex Gordon. At least the color was blue and it was low numbered. Lastly, the rookie autos are hit or miss too. There are some decent names but most of them are pretty bad. Grade: B
Overall: I judged this box by the product, not by my box as you can tell, because if it was my box then the grades would have been much better. This is without a doubt a hit or miss kind of product, and we certainly got lucky. The pulls were fantastic in this break, pulling hits of Derek Jeter and Albert Pujols, a good rookie auto, and a great celebrity auto! Unless you're feeling lucky or have a pretty hot hand, I wouldn't probably try this. There are many other products around a similar price range that produce more, but you never really know what you're gonna get. Overall Grade: C
Back to regular schedule tomorrow, and be ready to see the next polls for the Worst Autograph Competition!!! See Ya!