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#1 sassyjo10



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Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:49 PM

What kind of paper does everyone use when making covers to fit 4 disc size boxes?

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:50 PM

I use Epson presentation paper - matte finish - legal size. It makes a quality looking cover.

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 06:32 PM

I use A4 size Mirror Premium Plus Photo Paper - High Gloss 150GSM. I find smaller weight (<150GSM) to be too floppy for the job. Then I use an A4 guillotine to crop the cover to size :-)

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Posted 16 October 2015 - 11:47 PM

for 14mm cases - premium matte presentation paper 120gms

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Posted 27 October 2015 - 09:24 AM

Since I don't sell anything but only use the cover art from here for my own DVDs, I simply print on legal size 24lb bright white copy paper & trim in a large paper cutter, and it's getting harder to find good ones at a reasonable price. Since the cases have a glossy clear plastic outer cover, I see no point in glossy paper & as for weight, once it's under the plastic, it's immaterial. Yes, you'd get better results with a better grade of paper, but for personal use, it's fine & everyone who's seen my DVDs in their cases think they're retail. Nobody has ever commented, except to voice complete surprise when I tell them I made them myself.

I just look at the pictures.

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Posted 28 November 2015 - 09:31 PM

I must agree with dowsnow here


A decently thick paper gives that proffessional touch to a cover. Using just photocopier paper is asking for trouble. not only will it tend to slip from the cover it holds the colour design much better.


A couple of bucks more but it gives off a nice look.


Just my two pennies worth.

#7 909stevep


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Posted 23 December 2016 - 06:06 PM

BuffordEt will you go peddle your stuff on another website, it has nothing to do with Covers






This member was banned 23 Dec 2016.  Sorry for the trouble but we try to keep up iwith the spammers.

#8 909stevep


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Posted 26 December 2016 - 06:43 PM

lol no problem, I just wanted to let them know what we are all thinking lol and a big thanks for dealing with it

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Posted 10 January 2019 - 07:29 AM

What are you using it for, would vellum do? Its strong thick trace paper, we used it to draw and trace in design school