ROTARY TATTOO MACHINE ADJUSTMENT

ROTARY TATTOO MACHINE ADJUSTMENT


Due to the wide range of rotary tattoo machines, it is not possible to create one universal manual.
However, it is important to set the tattoo source, ie its voltage.
For lining, it is advisable to have the tattoo source set in the range of 6-9 V, so that it is fast (if the tattoo machine is equipped with a clamping screw, it is advisable to set it to a weaker run). . Needles marked RL are used for lining.
It is advisable to have the source set in the range of 4-6 V for coloring
For shading surfaces, it is advisable to have the source set in the range of 6-7 V so that it is slower (if the tattoo machine is equipped with a clamping screw, it is appropriate to set it to a stronger (harder) run).
Needles marked RS are used for coloring or shading smaller areas, needles marked M (magnum) are more suitable for coloring large areas. The larger the value of the needle (3,5,9,11, ...).
This guide is just a very brief summary of how to tattoo, you need to understand that you need to come up with the right tension for both lining and coloring, simply put, what suits you personally the most.
We hope that this simple guide helped you at least a little in the beginning.