Tattoo Machines In The Shape Of A Harley Motor

Black And Grey Tattoo Shading Techniques

These machines are cast from Silicon bronze. These frames are done in a lost wax style of casting, that means that they were originally carved from jewelers wax. The weight of the was is no indication of how heavy the cast metal frame will be. These machines, fully assembled weight in at about a pound Think about that imagine lining for hours with one of these. The aluminum versions weigh in at half the weight 10 . This is an aluminum frame, it is from the first run of machines we...

Objectives

Tattoo Sentences

A tuned machine, is a machine which exhibits smoothness, consistency and versatility in its performance, no matter the use lining, shading . To be able to tune or repair a tattoo machine and to make that machine do exactly what you want it to do and NOT have to change your style to accommodate the way the machine runs is essential. Most of the time machines do not arrive pre-tuned and ready to tattoo. Some artists prefer different qualities in their machines and will have no choice but to tune...

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Eikon Tattoo Machines

Don't'cha know where to cop, that's what New York Johnny said you should get to know your town just like I know mine The following is a list of sources where tools and parts can be purchased. Many of the parts which should be replaced periodically can be bought locally and do NOT need to be bought from a tattoo supplier. Sometimes, the suppliers will sell these simple parts like screws or washers for a lot more than a hardware store or a fastener specialist would. The names of the suppliers we...

Eikon Tattoo Machines

Angle Contact Screw Tattoo Machine

See saw up and down, around and around we 2 steel springs in our application , when bent, serve 2 main functions 1 They create a resistance to the 'downward' pull that the coils exert on the armature bar, by pulling the armature bar in the opposite 'upward' direction rear spring amp 2 Control the speed front spring and force the armature assembly will bounce back after making contact with the contact screw to the coil with the aid of the coil's magnetic pull . Springs usually are used in pairs...

Tattoo Coil Capacitor

Black And Grey Tattoo Shading Techniques

my insulation's gone you make me overload For a machine to function properly, or just to function at all, it is mandatory to understand the importance of insulation. The flow of the current through the machine's wires must be restricted to the wires only, and anything that comes in direct contact with the wires or wire terminals-- the upper and lower binding posts for example, need direct contact with the terminals. Exposed wires should never touch the frame or coil post, this will only ground...

Tattoo Machine Expanded View

Tattoo Machine Components Exploded View

Screws- all screws below should be stocked in 8-32, 10-24 if your machine uses 6-32 screws, stock those as well. Always have larger ones on hand along with taps and dyes in case a 6-32 threaded hole becomes stripped in which case a larger hole can be drilled and re-tapped to accommodate a 8-32 screw. The same goes for upgrading an 8-32 threading to a 10-24 threading. Also, these can be bought for cosmetic reasons-there are stainless button head screws, black zinc finishes.brass. A variety of...

Tattoo Machine Frame Construction

Construction Tattoo Machine

he comes well prepared squared off, 8 corners, 90 degree angles, flat top snake eyes, block head Having a solid base to secure the machine's components is the basic function of the tattoo machine frame. The rigidity of the tattoo machine frame is the most important quality of a frame, so the material used in it's construction must be considered. There are many materials that fit the rigidity requirements besides metals. Plastics, composites, even wood are acceptable. There are other reasons...

How To Attach Eikon Tattoo Coils To Capacitors

Tattoo Machine Feeler Gauge

I got a dream machine from the promised land, got a 71 First, there are 3 main component assemblies which must be assembled prior to their attachment to the machine frame. These include the Coil assembly, the armature bar spring assembly and the 2 binding post assemblies. Below are lists of parts needed for each assembly, instructions and illustrations on assembly procedures. Parts tools needed for coil assembly 2 flat tab terminals optional 1 axial capacitor see suggested capacitance...

Should I Bend Tattoo Machine Front Spring

Tattoo Machine Tuning Guide

Lie back and dream of me, red death to set you free we'll turn the The contact screw runs through the upper binding post. It makes contact with the front spring. The point where this contact screw makes contact on the front spring will change a machine's performance. It is an important co-factor in the setting and adjusting of the distance the armature bar will travel the stroke , by, among other things, acting as a limiter for the front spring, so it must be tightened or loosened in...

Awg 24 Gauge Copper Wire For Tattoo Coils

Needle Bar Retain For Tattoo Machine

An electromagnetic tattoo machine is assembled with a pair of electromagnetic coils and a reciprocating armature bar. This is a what visually and functionally characterizes the electromagnetic tattoo machine and separates it operationally from a rotary machine, or a pneumatic machine. We all know that the coils are the main machine part responsible for attracting the armature bar which holds the needle bar with it's attached needle groupings, and forces the down ward motion which make the...

How To Cut Out A Tattoo Machine Frame

Tattoo Machine Distance

I said do you feel it when you cut me well alright Springs can be purchased from almost any tattoo supplier in the thickness you may need, to the tune of 5.00- 10.00 dollars a pair. A 12 length of feeler gauge stock runs between 1.00- 2.00. It can be ordered through specialized hardware stores. Starrett is a good brand. 3-4 pairs of springs can be cut out of one 12 length, and not only is it economical, the spring shapes and widths are yours to control and modify until you find the perfect...

Tattoo Spring Cutting Tools

Needle nose pliers- used to bend springs. Vice grips-used to hold spring stock when using dremmel or hole punch. Allen wrench hex head set-metric or standard. Screw drivers-phillips and flat head. Small jeweler's files-for the removal of burrs, carbon build up on the contact screw, removal of insulation from magnetic wire Large metal file- may be used to remove stock from coil post if necessary, smoothing sharp edges on freshly cut springs. Drill and drill bits-necessary for drilling the pre...

Ramon Tattoo Saltillo

Mark Mahoney Single Needle Black Tattoos

Juan Arreguin is one of Mexico's most recognized artists. He is has worked all over Mexico and the world. Look at this solid work. He is a specialist in every style of tattooing. No wonder they call him Super. He can be found tattooing Merida,Yucatan, Mexico. Jeff Tam works at his Vancouver studio Monkey King Tattoo . His specialty is Japanese style tattooing. This world traveler understands that work of this size needs to be done precisely and solidly. His machines need to be well tuned for...

Direction Of Current On Tattoo Machine

Tattoo Machines Capacitor

Electricity runs through my blood like dogs, man if you could see it capacitor is defined as 2 conducting surfaces separated from each other by insulating material such as air, oil, paper, glass or ceramic. Capacitors are capable of storing electrical energy. In some cases, a capacitor will block direct current and allow alternating or pulsating current to pass. This is our use. An electrolytic axial capacitor visually consists of a cylinder with a wire protruding from each end, like a fire...

Shop Tattoo Machine In Canada

Grinding Tattoo Machine Frame

This book is an invaluable resource for any tattoo aritst who considers himself professional, modern and self sufficcient. It is a definitive work which clarifies and demystifies the science of the tattoo machine. In time, the I'm sure that the information contained in this book will become an industry standard. Like the Godoys say, There is no room for lies, magic or superstition when it comes to tattoo machines, this is science, you either know it or you don't. That's exactly what this book...

What Springs Do I Use For A Tattoo Liner

Ball System Chart For Tattooing

Take my word, I got a method that'll make me king Spring tension test-push down the armature bar, release the tension slowly until the front spring makes contact with the contact screw and stops, the armature bar should continue to move very slightly before it stops. The front spring should flex, the armature bar should move about 1 32 -to just under 1 16 of an inch. Any more than this and you may have too much tension on that rear spring. This is assuming that you have a front spring of the...

Rubber Band Tension On Tattoo

Armature Bars Line Tattoo

Machine Assembly Check list, Tuning, Troubleshooting When you've got crossed wires, everything's buzz buzz, everything's beep beep Re-check the parallelism of the armature bar to yoke. Do this by pushing the armature bar onto the tops of the coils p. 54 , press down on the armature bar itself NOT by pushing the front spring as this will change the tension of that spring, if it is not parallel, make corrections- shims, filing etc. This machine was a reward from a manufacturer because the...