Browsing through my YouTube subscriptions, I noticed @MTGZuby had a pack opening video for CardZoom Dual Land Grab Bags. I had already heard about them from the CardZoom YouTube channel but after seeing Zubys video I figured why the hell not drop a few bucks and take a chance.
I went over to eBay and picked up 4 packs at $5 each and free shipping. From the CardZoom eBay sale:
The packs were sent quickly, but I waited a few days to open so I could do a pack opening on YouTube
I've become a mark for Pauper. I love the format and having a tournament next week with some people in my playgroup. My window for getting cards here is small, because if I buy them online I was worried about them shipping in time. So I figured I'd give a local LGS or two a few bucks and go through their commons. I usually buy cards on eBay and get them for below TCG mid prices and free shipping, depending on the card. But why buy online when I can support a local game store and maybe meet
Before I share my experience with Pucatrade, let me give you a little background on my habits. I've never traded before locally, other than with friends and that is usually us giving each other cards that we need. So I don't have much experience with trading. I buy and sell quite a bit of cards on eBay, and am very familiar with the rules and expectations there.
I dabble in finance once in a while, mostly for fun and to support my MTG habit.
With websites like eBay, TCGPlayer and now Pucatrade, shipping cards is pretty common. Whenever we buy or trade a card we expect it to get to us in the same condition it was shipped.
I've been selling cards on eBay for a while now and just started using Pucatrade. In this blog I'm going to give a step by step of how I ship cards and what I've learned to avoid. Hopefully this can be helpful to some of you.
First step is we need a car