Adjusting trim marks in Acrobat

I am performing my first layout for professional printing of a pdf, and two of the trim marks seem to be slightly misplaced.  Being inexperienced with Acrobat, I'm not sure how to correct this.  The file in question is at www.mauitradewinds.com/Experts/Template.pdf   

The intent is to produce a card measuring 8.5" x 6", which will then be folded in half.  I started with a page measuring 8.5" x 6", resized it to 9.0" x 6.5",  added 0.25" of "bleed" margin around the card, and then added trim marks.  Looking closely, it appears that the left-hand vertical trim marks are too far to the right, probably by no more than 0.04".  However, I don't want to trip any of the brown stripe along the left border of the artwork.

Please advise what steps I can take to justify the left-hand vertical trim with the outside of the left-hand brown border.
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jmpg_70Commented:
The crop marks look fine to me, the error you are seeing is an optical illusion (I think). If I could offer some advice without seeming to be harsh.

The brown stroke/border you have around the left hand side is not accurately place and lies unevenly around the back page. So when the print is cut on a guillotine the border will not be even.

The easiest way to avoid this is to remove the Stroke/border from the artwork, it will look better in the long run.

I don't know how you are generating the artwork but if you are able to extend the colour beyond the crop marks it would be better also, as it will avoid any white showing up if guillotining is in accurate.
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ddantesAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your comment. I'm looking at a proof from a professional printer, and it's difficult to see any inaccuracy in the border, except perhaps the lower right corner.  I'll consider removal of the border, or at least clean it up so it is accurate.

 I'm not sure about the optical illusion observation.  If I lay a straight edge on the trim marks which are in question, a portion of the left-hand brown border extends beyond that edge.
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ddantesAuthor Commented:
I replaced the mis-aligned border images with a rectangle, using no fill color, and (for some reason) the trim marks completely contain the border now.   I'll speak with the printing company about whether the border needs to be adjusted or removed, in order for the trimmed product to look right.
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