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  • maroon

    i am in search for a dark pantone maroon....basically a one color print. i am having a hard time finding one dark enough. i am wondering if i need to go to full color and mix it myself. any suggestions on good maroons...and then finding it in the countless swatches.
    caleb
    Its not "Mitch-ed" stupid....its Me-Show.

  • #2
    1817 is pretty dark. Also try 7421.

    If they aren't dark enough, set it as one of those for now, find a paint chip or a sample of the maroon you want from somewhere else and ask the printer to match your sample colour.

    When does a maroon become a brown???

    That sounds like the first line for a joke...
    It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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    • #3
      if i bring in a paint chip....will i be charged for more than one color?
      Its not "Mitch-ed" stupid....its Me-Show.

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      • #4
        If you are only using 1 colour, you should charged for 1 colour.

        You might be charged for mixing a custom colour. We don't charge more when we have to match a colour to a sample, but who knows, it's more work, so they are entitled to charge if you are fussy about a colour.
        It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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        • #5
          i suggested for the client to go by a print store and look at their pantone color swatches so he can see how they print. pantone is always one color right?
          Its not "Mitch-ed" stupid....its Me-Show.

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          • #6
            1 Pantone colour is 1 colour when printing offset.

            ...If they happen to print digitally or on their printer at home, the colour will convert to CMYK and therefore be 4 colour.
            It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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