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    Good deal or bad deal?

    Just bought an original 1977 Iowa State football helmet signed by Coach Chizik on the auction. It is the helmet the throwbacks copied.Winning bid, $275. How did I do?



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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    Awesome! I don't think you can put a value on something like that but I'm sure it looks pretty darn sweet!



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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    depends. i see you can buy just the helmet for around $100 on the interwebs. gettign the chiz to auto it may or may not be worty $175. i still like your style for giving cash to the team. + rep for you.



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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU BET View Post
    depends. i see you can buy just the helmet for around $100 on the interwebs. gettign the chiz to auto it may or may not be worty $175. i still like your style for giving cash to the team. + rep for you.
    Can you buy the original thing from '77, or the new ones from last year?



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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    i guess i don't think that they are original, but they are exact replicas for $100. i stand corrected-good buy sir.



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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    where are you going to display it? a sports bar in the basement with the rest of you cyclone memorablia? good deal! on a shelf in the closet...bad deal


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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    good buy.. I was close to going for it.

    now get that thing in a case... after you wax it of course.

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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    Last year I got one of the game-worn helmets worn during the throw-back game and had it signed by Chizik, it sits proudly in a case in my office.


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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    The replica/fake helmets go for $100 on a site. It will cost you $200 for a real life/plain helmet with no decals. Add on the signatures and you made a very good deal.



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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    Nice one. You seem pleased and the money went to a good cause. Win-win says I, so great job by you!!!


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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    oh the office, duh. good thinking jeremy


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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    It's like buying a car - it doesn't so much matter what you paid for it, so long as you are satisfied with the value you got. You might have gotten it cheaper by some other means, but if you were willing to pay what you paid, who cares?



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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    Do you have a pic? The one on the site blew goats.

    Edit: you probably haven't got it yet...


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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones View Post
    Do you have a pic? The one on the site blew goats.

    Edit: you probably haven't got it yet...
    Don't have it yet, but plan to add one of last seasons to make two if I can find one reasonable. Pic was bad. I hope the helmet isn't that fuzzy! Who knows where Chizik will go after he leads us to the Big 12 North Championship? Signature might be worth something.



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    Re: Good deal or bad deal?

    Quote Originally Posted by ketelmeister View Post
    Don't have it yet, but plan to add one of last seasons to make two if I can find one reasonable. Pic was bad. I hope the helmet isn't that fuzzy! Who knows where Chizik will go after he leads us to the Big 12 North Championship? Signature might be worth something.
    you shut your mouth! he will go to ames middle school to pick up his twin daughters and then he will take them to practice with him at the berg and/or meetings at the jake


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