I usually use eBay for my set building needs. I have on occasion used Sportlots.com.
A few days ago, I thought I would peruse CheckOutMyCards.com and see if they had any of the cards I needed for my 2006 UD Artifacts Auto-Facts set. Blam! They did in a big way.
I grabbed 5 cards in all. Jonny Gomes#181/700, Huston Street #104/500, Tadahito Iguchi #331/700, Tim Hamulak #432/742, and Garrett Atkins #339/800. All for a low flat $4.00 S&H. FOUR BUCKS! That's cheap in my book. If I buy the same 5 cards from 5 different eBayers, I pay 5 S&H's. Probably somewhere between $10 and $15 bucks. Having never bought from COMC, I was expecting to get cards from 5 different sellers in 5 different packages. Getting all my loot in one nice yellow bubble mailer was fun.
*A couple of cool notes about my cards;
There has been a Tim Hamulack on eBay with a BIN of $3.99 OBO and a S&H of $1.64. I offered the dude $2.36 for a total of $5 bucks... he declined. Does the jackball even know Hamulack barely made the show for a cup of coffee? Does the jackball even realize the card is numbered to 742? I got it for $2.49.
There has been a couple of Iguchi's on the Bay for over $30 BIN/OBO. I can't figure out why. Iguchi is no Ichiro. He's no Matsui. The card is numbered to 700. Do these guys think that because he's Japanese they can charge a premium? I scored it for $9.99. More than I think it's worth, but WAY less than I have seen it before.
Gomes. For some odd reason, his cards have been over-priced too. Mostly an over $20 asking price. One has popped up recently for $9 bucks. I got this one for $4.48.
I will certainly use COMC again.