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Special Edition Advertising Production

American Handgunner and GUNS Magazine Special Edition Advertising Dimensions

NON BLEED SIZES WIDTH X HEIGHT
1 Page 7″ X 10″
2/3 Page Vertical 4-5/8″ X 10″
1/2 Page Horizontal 7″ X 5″
1/2 Page Vertical 4-5/8″ X 7-1/2″
1/3 Page Vertical 2-1/4″ X 10″
1/3 Page Square 4-5/8″ X 5″
1/4 Page Vertical 2-1/4″ X 7-1/2″
1/4 Page Square 4-5/8″ X 3-3/4″
1/6 Page Vertical 2-1/4″ X 5″
1/6 Page Horizontal 4-5/8″ X 2-1/2″
1/12 Page 2-1/4″ X 2-1/2″

BLEED SIZES
PAGE AND COVER 8-1/4″ X 11-1/8″
Live matter must be centered within 7″ X 10″
TWO PAGE SPREAD 16-1/2″ X 11-1/8″
Live matter must be centered within 14″ X 10″
TWO PAGE SPREAD 15″ X 10″

Allow 1/4″ safety along each side of gutter

2014 Schedule Insertion Deadline Materials Due On Sale Retail
American Handgunner 2015 Tactical Aug 18, 2014 Aug 21, 2014 Oct 13, 2014
GUNS Magazine 2015 Combat Winter Oct 14, 2014 Oct 17 , 2014 Dec 8, 2014

2015 Schedule Insertion Deadline Materials Due On Sale Retail
American Handgunner 2015 Personal Defense Dec 19, 2014 Dec 24, 2014 Feb 16, 2015
GUNS Magazine 2015 Surplus/Vintage & Classic Jan 20, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 March 16, 2015
American Handgunner 2015 Special Edition Feb 17, 2015 Feb 20, 2015 April 13, 2015
GUNS Magazine 2015 Giant .22 Buyers Guide Special Edition April 20, 2015 April 23, 2015 June 15, 2015
American Handgunner 2015 Personal Defense/Survive June 15, 2015 June 18, 2015 Aug 10, 2015
GUNS Magazine 2016 Special Edition July 21, 2015 July 24, 2015 Sept 14, 2015
American Handgunner 2016 Gun-Gear Special Edition Aug 17, 2015 Aug 20, 2015 Oct 12, 2015
GUNS Magazine 2016 Combat Oct 13, 2015 Oct 16 , 2015 Dec 7, 2015

General Information
Printed By Offset Lithography
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Mag. Trimmed Size: 8″ x 10-1/7″
Columns Per Page: 3 2-1/4″
140 Agate Lines Per Column (10″)
LIVE COPY AREA: 7″ X 10″

Material Requirements

Preferred Material
PDF – saved hi-resolution (2400 dpi), fonts embedded, press optimized, binary, full resolution tif output. Contact the Production department for exact Distiller settings.
EPS – hi-resolution, all fonts saved outlines/curves/paths.
TIF – flattened hi-resolution.
JPEG – hi-resolution
Note: If native application files are sent, Publishers Development will convert files to pdfs.

File Requirements
Image resolution: 300 dpi
Fonts saved to outlines/paths.
Black & White files – grayscale
Color files – CMYK
Hard copy must accompany all files.
A faxed proof must be sent for all e-mail ads.
MAC or PC – We are Macintosh based, PC format is accepted if saved in accepted format.
MEDIA – CD or E-Mail

ONE COLOR: Black & White
SCREEN: 133 Lines Per Inch
PROOFS: Simple Print
INK DENSITY: 100% MAXIMUM

TWO COLOR: Black & 1 other Color
All PMS Colors will be converted to CMYK
SCREEN: 133 Line Per Inch
PROOFS: Color Laser or equivalent
INK DENSITY: 160% MAXIMUM

FOUR COLOR: Process Colors Only
SCREEN: 133 Lines Per Inch
PROOFS: Color Laser or equivalent
INK ROTATION: Yellow (down first), Magenta, Cyan and Black (down last)
INK DENSITY: 300% Maximum Overall. (Limit of one solid). 60% Black, 90% Cyan, 75% Magenta, 75% Yellow

SHIP ORDERS & MATERIALS
Attn: Advertising Department
Special Editions
12345 World Trade Drive, San Diego, CA 92128
production@gunsmagazine.com

>>Click Here<< To Download A PDF Of Production Specifications

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