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Magazine Requirements

 

VG magazine Mechanical Requirement

Mechanical Requirements Width x Height

Spread 18.25” X 11.125” (includes 1/8″ bleed all around)
Full Page 9″ by 10.875″
Full Page – bleed 9.25″ X 11.125″ (includes 1/8″ bleed all around)
2/3 Page 5.1875″ x 9.875″
2/3 Page – bleed 5.9375″ X 11.125″ (includes 1/8″ bleed all around)
1/2 Page Horizontal 7.875″ x 4.8438″
1/2 Page Horizontal – bleed 9.25″ X 5.5938″ (includes 1/8″ bleed all around)
1/2 Page Vertical 3.8438″ X 9.875
1/2 Page Vertical – bleed 4.5938″ X 11.125″ (includes 1/8″ bleed all around)
1/3 Page 2.5″ X 9.875″
1/3 Page – bleed 3.25″ X 11.125″ (includes 1/8″ bleed all around)
1/4 Page 3.8438″ X 4.8438″
1/6 Page 2.5″ X 4.8438″
1/8 Page 3.8438″ X 2.3281″
1/16 Page 3.8438″ X 1.0703″
Showcase vertical 2.5″ X 4.625″
Showcase horizontal 5.1875″ X 2.2292


Graphics Logo Design, Ad Design, Special Requirements. $50/hr.
Photos (does not apply to camera-ready ads)
Black & White Photos $5.00/ea.
Additional Full-Color Photos $10.00/ea.
Photo Effects (silhouettes, drop outs) $20.00/ea.


Materials & Standard Policies
Line Screens -110 for black and white, 133 for inside full-color glossy pages, and 150 for cover glossy pages.
Four-color material must be supplied with a color proof.
Four columns to a page.
One column width 2.25″
Two column width 4.75″

We accept
.jpg 300 ppi at actual size of ad.
.tif 300 ppi at actual size of ad with or without zip compression.
.pdf Please embed all fonts (or subset 100%). No OPI. Resolutions on color/grayscale images should 300 ppi at actual size and monochrome images 1200 ppi at actual size. Use Zip compression when available for color/grayscale images and CCITT group 4 compression for monochrome. No cropmarks or registration. The PDF should be the same size as mechanical requirements above .

Payment must accompany materials.
Frequency discounts will be applied after advertising agreement is signed and returned to Vintage Guitar.
Cancellations or changes in orders must be in writing and will not be accepted after the 15th of each month.
Display ads are not commissionable.