Classified Advertising

One single inexpensive ad in GUNS Magazine classifieds reaches more than 205,000 “Top Guns” in the firearms market. They’re tested mail order respondents: Buyers, sellers, collectors, hunters, craftsmen, competitive shooters, club members, law enforcement officers, and sportsmen!

A classified listing or display ad in GUNS Magazine is the most prestigious way to reach the audience most likely to buy what you’re selling. The full color photos and in depth information in GUNS Magazine puts readers in the mood to buy.


Scheduling ads in advance keeps you from missing important deadlines – but that’s all it keeps you from. Scheduling in advance does not mean you have to run the same ad in every issue.

You can change copy any way you like, at anytime before the deadline date, as long as the new ad is the same size. Large ads will be charged at the new size rate. To take advantage of this great way to reach your target audience, simply fill out the order card provided and return today!


It’s so easy! To have your classified display ad or listing included in the GUNS Magazine classified advertisers section, just complete the appropriate order form. Fill out the order form, print out the form and mail it to us.

If you have any questions or would rather have a printed copy of the classified rate card, please call Lori at (858) 605-0200 ext. 262.

Be sure to check the issue(s) you wish your display ad or listing to appear in. Also check the category your product or service is to be listed under. You can change your listing copy any way, any time you like before the deadline date, as long as the changes are the same number of words or less. Listing changes with additional words will be charged the per word rate.

Classified Listing Ad Rates Frequency
$2.00 per word 1X
$1.50 per word 3X
$1.00 per word (Bold Type) 1X
$1.00 per word (Bold Type) 3X
$40. minimum
Display Classified Dimensions
Space Width Length
1 2-1/4 1
2 2-1/4 2
2-1/2 2-1/4 2-1/2
3 2-1/4 3
Display Classified Ad Rates
Space 1X 3X 6X 9X 12X
1 $160 $155 $148 $140 $135
2 315 300 285 270 255
2-1/2 385 365 345 325 305
3 455 435 415 390 365
Advertising Schedule
Issue Deadline On Sale
January Oct 1 Nov 11
February Nov 1 Dec 09
March Dec 1 Jan 13
April Jan 1 Feb 17
May Feb 1 March 17
June March 1 April 14
July April 1 May 12
August May 1 June 16
September June 1 July 14
October July 1 August 11
November Aug 1 Sept 15
December Sept 1 Oct 13

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