GunNews

The GunNews is a member-only monthly magazine that includes full color pages, original collector articles found nowhere else, free classified ads, show schedules and WAC board minutes and news.  Contact the WAC office to begin receiving the GunNews.

Member Classified Ad Submission

Current WAC members in good standing may – at no charge – submit classified advertising for publication in the hard-copy Gun News, the WAC Club Journal. You MUST include their member number (on your WAC badge) when submitting the ad. The Editor and Publications Committee retain the right to edit for both form and content.

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Commercial Advertising

GunNews Magazine—Rate Card

The Washington Arms Collectors (WAC) is the largest firearm collecting club west of the Mississippi, with a membership that is between 16,000 and 17,000 members. Our members are shooters, hunters, collectors and historians. They actively buy and sell firearms, knives, ammunition and related tools, books and equipment. WAC members attend events each month in the Monroe and Puyallup areas. They also sell, buy and trade items in our monthly magazine, the GunNews.

The GunNews magazine is the best way to bring your product or service to the attention of firearms enthusiasts in the Washington, Oregon and British Columbia region. The GunNews is published on the first of each month in a 32 page, 8.5 x 11 inch format, with some color pages. Advertising is currently in grayscale or black & white, but color may be available in the future.

Guidelines
  • Rates are quoted for print ready artwork in JPEG or TIFF format. Text ads may be submitted in Word or PDF.
  • Art submitted in color will be gray-scaled at no extra cost.
  • Acceptance of ads is subject to the Editor’s approval and space available.
  • The WAC publishes advertising only with the condition that the advertiser holds harmless the WAC, the GunNews and the Editors for any claims, including but not limited to, copyright violations, unauthorized use of any name, photo, image or logo. 
  • GunNews responsibility for errors in publication is limited solely to the printing of a correction of the mis-printed copy. 
  • Ads will be billed when the ad is placed and the total amount is due on the first of the month that the ad appears. 
Rates per Issue
  • Full page, 7-1/2 x 9-7/8”–$450
  • ½ page, 4-3/4 x 7-1/2”–$315
  • ¼ page, 3-3/4 x 4-3/4”–$125
  • One column, 2-1/4 x 9-7/8”–$210 
  • ½ column, 2-1/4 x4-7/8”–$105
  • Business card, 3-1/2 x 1-1/2”–$55
  • Column inch, 2-1/4 x 1”–$25

 

   Discounts: 10%/3 issues, 15%/six issues, 20%/12 issues (sizes may be combined)

Deadlines: The first day of the month preceding publication date.

  To inquire about commercial advertising please contact:

Philip Shave, Editor
Call (360)866-8478
gunnewseditor@comcast.net

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