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    I have some. They’re not that impressive. I can...

    I have some. They’re not that impressive. I can post some pics on Fri.
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    Ha. I don’t think my accountant is all that great...

    Ha. I don’t think my accountant is all that great either. I’ve had to point out things that I think he should have known. My best results came from an accountant/financial planner. But that was kinda...
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    I just offered some potential options above. What...

    I just offered some potential options above. What I personally do is leave 10% profit in the company and give anything above that to myself as a year end bonus. With proper payroll taxes withheld.
    ...
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    S Corp income passes thru to you as ordinary...

    S Corp income passes thru to you as ordinary income. Are you saying you made so much profit it put your personal income into a 37% bracket? (Edit.. just looked it up, your personal income needs to be...
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    I don’t know if it was AmeriGas, but my old...

    I don’t know if it was AmeriGas, but my old neighbor called them up and told them if they don’t come get their tank he would cut it up and sell the scrap. They came out shortly after.
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    If you’re using a presetter I assume your tool...

    If you’re using a presetter I assume your tool lengths are from gage line.
    So touch off a finished part face, note the machine position Z. Difference between that Z and corresponding work offset Z...
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    I use Top Notch threading inserts and I've ground...

    I use Top Notch threading inserts and I've ground the side to thread up close to a shoulder.
    I always thought if you threaded within 1 pitch of the shoulder that the screw would go in flush due to...
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    I'd mill the whole thing.

    I'd mill the whole thing.
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    The only problem with milling that edge after the...

    The only problem with milling that edge after the hole is a possibly hellacious burr on the side edge of the hole.
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    I'd drill it with something smaller that won't...

    I'd drill it with something smaller that won't break out and then stab it with a carbide 3/32 emill.
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    I’ve machined lots of 17-4 that got heat treated...

    I’ve machined lots of 17-4 that got heat treated by the customer. Parts were made to print with no post HT machining required.
  12. Did you give up on the pipe threads? This seems...

    Did you give up on the pipe threads?
    This seems an awful lot like some kind of homework assignment.
  13. Small magnet in the spindle?

    Small magnet in the spindle?
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    Or eliminate/combine steps. Could a live tool...

    Or eliminate/combine steps.
    Could a live tool lathe eliminate the VMC op? Deburr on one (or more) of the mills?
    Tombstone on a 4x mill to eliminate VMC and do some side work in the same op.?
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    I've used one of these before. It works fairly...

    I've used one of these before. It works fairly well.
    McMaster-Carr
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    Yes. Tool only needs to go .394 deep. You can...

    Yes.
    Tool only needs to go .394 deep. You can use comp to get the gage to fit.
    The extra length is because that thread mill can also cut 3/8 NPT which has a longer length of engagement.

    You are...
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    I would expect that shrinking the font size would...

    I would expect that shrinking the font size would pull the characters closer together.
    Have you done any experimenting?
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    Well, you're going to need to drill deeper than...

    Well, you're going to need to drill deeper than .3945.
    Flat on the gage should be flush to face +/- 1/2 turn.
    Caliper across the gage at the dia of the flat. Your chamfer needs to be bigger than...
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    I just use this: Thread Mill Code Generator –...

    I just use this:
    Thread Mill Code Generator – Scientific Cutting Tools, Inc.
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    I'd switch to a roll tap.

    I'd switch to a roll tap.
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    Hitachi Seiki made a 5ax called the HiCell....

    Hitachi Seiki made a 5ax called the HiCell.
    Don't know anything about them though.
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    Might be cheaper to snort some coke and RUN...

    Might be cheaper to snort some coke and RUN everywhere.
  23. I load from a floppy, so can’t help much. You...

    I load from a floppy, so can’t help much.
    You did type 0 (zero) 2020 Should be O (letter) 2020. Maybe a typo in your post?
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    I know him. He's married to my wife's cousin. ...

    I know him. He's married to my wife's cousin. His name is Guy.
    They are very good.
  25. You don’t say how thick or what radius is allowed...

    You don’t say how thick or what radius is allowed in the corners, but I’ve done some thin features in 17-4. I rough it all out but leave a lot of finish stock. Like .100
    Then I go right to size with...
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