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The HIRSCH Frequently Asked Questions section is packed with machine and process questions as well as business planning and organization tips for the printing specialist. Check out some of the featured FAQ below.

How do I estimate stitch count for a design?

If you are a user of Tajima DG By Pulse and have the autodigitizer tool, it makes for a great stitch count estimator. Otherwise, it is a combination of educated guesses and calculations. Figure roughly 1,000 stitches for every square inch of fill. 125 stitches per linear inch of satin stitching. 150 stitches per small to average size letter and then add a little for error. If there is detail on top of fill, add that too

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What Are My Financing Options?

There are three basic methods for purchasing embroidery business equipment: cash purchase, bank loan, or equipment lease. This is an important decision because each method has different impacts on your cash flow and tax liabilities. For example, with a cash purchase or loan you will be able to depreciate your equipment at tax time, whereas with a lease, you typically can deduct the lease payments, but not depreciate the equipment.

Equipment Leasing has become very popular in recent years and the approval process is quick and simple

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