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Postby Gaz » Thu Nov 02, 2006 5:42 pm

Here are some prices for CDs.

500 standard CD package includes
Glass mastering / CD Replication
5 colour on body print
4 page booklet 4+4
Rear inlay 4+0
Standard jewel case
Cello wrap
Now! only £599.00
Price includes vat and carriage to mainland UK

1000 as above was £850.00
Now! only £799.00

If we do a new compilation would these be good prices?

Also Dan where did you get the quotes for the vinyl?

If you know of any other companies post 'em here...
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Postby robin » Fri Nov 03, 2006 4:07 pm

for a 1000 this is very good price. check for hidden costs though, there are always some and they slap them on afterwards without telling you beforehand. happened to me. they're all moneygrabbing bastards.

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Postby chris » Wed Nov 08, 2006 10:40 am

heya, i think is nice to make another forest cd. but i think 1000 is way too many, if you add up all the cds sold buy forest for all artists since we opended, it is probably not even 100.

so i think to make this many is a waste of money (at this monent). if we do things right, then one day we may need this many, but i dont think that is now.
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Vinyl Prices

Postby dan » Tue Dec 12, 2006 4:55 pm

Hey i got some quotes but only for 12" but anyway it's a ballpark figure.
they are:

250 - 463.75 + vat.
500 - 562 + vat

white label paper sleeve. extras cost extra (surprise)
this was from GZ digital Media in Czech
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Postby Gaz » Wed Jan 10, 2007 9:16 pm

I wrote to these guys:


We are a small record collective in Edinburgh and we wish to produce a
7 inch vinyl, hopefully with 2 tracks on each side.

What would prices be for a print-run of 200? Do you do runs of that
We are based in Edinburgh so please include details of postage.
Also what would be the maximum time length for each side of the record?
Finally - what format do you need the music to be to produce the record?

Thank you

Having registered your music with MCPS and also cleared your Catalogue Number with them, you would send me a Studio Master that has been EQ'd for Vinyl cutting.

Cutting DMMs from your Studio Master = £170 (we use Abbey Road
Processing DMMs @ £40 per side = £80.
Set up charge = £30.

7" Pressings x 200 @ 30ppu = £60.
White Labels x 200 @ 3p a pair = £6.
White Paper sleeves x 200 @ 3ppu = £6.
(you haven't mentioned labels or sleeves, therefore I quoted White).

Delivery = £40.

Total = £392.
Vat = £68.60p.
To Pay = £460.60p.

Kind regards.
Keith McGregor

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Postby dan » Fri Jan 12, 2007 12:19 pm

that seems really good. I'll write to them from some more info, heavyweight vinyl prices etc. Nice one G!
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Postby dan » Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:48 pm

Hey so there prices are for heavyweight:

Hi Dan,
The minimum on Heavyweight is 250 @ 45ppu =£112.50p
White Labels x 250 @ 3p a pair = £7.50p.
White paper sleeves @ 3ppu = £7.50p.
Delivery = £40.

Total = £447.50p.
Vat = £78.31p.
To Pay = £525.81p.

Keith McGregor.

It's not much more then light weight and oh, so much better. Can we get authorisation for the spending for this? I'll post it to Forest Working group.

We also need to work out prices for covers and on vinyl printing.
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