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3 Types of Tattoo Machines

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3 Types of Tattoo Machines

Tattoo machines started out using a very simple electric alternating current. The original tattoo machines were very simple and in the last one hundred years has changed little in regards to coil machines. Tattoo machines come in a selection of styles and most artists have their own preference, within that, there are also fads of whatever is the new “in” thing to use or whatever the rockstars are being paid to promote. Generally tattoo machines fit into three categories – Coil, Rotary or Neumatic. The Neumatic or “Neuma” tattoo machines are a great example of a fad. When they came out...

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