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Basic Fundamentals of Tattoo Machine Tuning

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Basic Fundamentals of Tattoo Machine Tuning

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 and modify the new or old machine to their own needs....

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How To Tune Your Tattoo Machine

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How To Tune Your Tattoo Machine

A tattoo machine is definitely the most important piece of equipment as far as a tattoo artist is concerned. Like any other mechanical equipment, the tattoo machine also needs to be tuned from time to time in order to keep it functioning properly and reliably. Using a fine-tuned tattoo machine ensures that the right amount of pressure is applied on the skin of the person who is getting tattooed. An un-tuned machine will not function according to the desires of the tattoo artist and may even hurt the person being tattooed on. The frequency of tuning required for any type...

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