How to Tune or setup of a tattoo machine for lining & shading

This video shows you how to setup a tattoo machine to do lining and shading. Make sure the armature bar and front spring has about a 4mm gap. Once that is on, set it to about a 30-degree angle. Next with the contact spring you need to set the armature bar and the tool should be set to about 2mm. A good way to check this is with a dime. Now as long as the tattooing machine runs and sounds ...Author: Rawhy…

Step Five Adjusting The Armature - Tattoo Machines ...

Jun 25, 2019 · The armature bar is also in part responsible for the depth of the throw, as the farther you pull the arm bar out, the more it has to move and the farther it will, simple laws of leverage. The trick is getting it just right-some are more adjustable than others, as some are longer, some are pretty much machined to be exactly right (or so they assume) and not really adjustable.…

Setting up a Liner Tattoo Machine / Gun

Setting up a Liner Tattoo Machine / Gun Liner:Setup for accuracy, speed and definition. This setup is for outlining tattoos. A liner machine is characterized by shorter front spring for a shorter stroke. Smaller gap between front spring and contact screw contact point. Generally runs faster than a shader. Setting up Liner: Hold down the armature against…

How to Tune a Tattoo Machine to Work

Arrow 3 points to the contact screw, screw it downward towards the front spring to the appropriate gap width for shader or liner. When you are done, tighten the thumbscrew again to lock the contact screw in place and let go of the armature bar. Run the machine at 10V (a little high for normal usage but a good jolt for troubleshooting).…

How to Adjust Your Tattoo Machine for Shading & Lining ...

Aug 31, 2017 · How to Adjust Your Tattoo Machine for Shading & Lining Joe Capristo ... Liner needle ("3 round" recommended for beginners) ... magnifying glass or jeweler's loupe. Setting a tattoo gun for line work. Step 1. Depress the armature bar--the thick metal bar above the electric coils--and examine the gap between the front spring of the armature bar ...…

Eikon Green Monster - Liner Eikon

Eikon’s Green Monster™ Liner excels at pushing configurations from 7 Round Liners to 14 Liners. This machine is fitted with a pair of our hand-wound, 8-Wrap Crown Standard 1.25 inch coils, and a 22uF pre-soldered capacitor for easy adjustments. A lightweight Tru-Spring® High-Lift armature bar ensure this machine runs really fast with a shorter stroke for moving quickly and…