Issue #4, November features: Installation of Project Machine; Interviews with: Soba, Jay Decator, Technical Q&A, and a new coloring contest and. I have the whole set of Eikon’s “Machine Gun” mags in PDF format, TONS (or TONNES) of good builder/tuning info on coil machines. Before I. TATTOO ARTIST MAGAZINE magazine for professional tattoo artist. MACHINEGUN MAGAZINE ISSUE 2. by eikon. MACHINEGUN MAGAZINE ISSUE 3.

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Carbon steel is a softer metal than stainless steel and consequently easier to grind. No plated needle should ever be used to tattoo. The website does not appear to be up and running as I write this. At a minimum it will encourage them to continue with a second issue.

The profile and diameter of the needle will determine whether or not a needle will work well for tattooing. Most tattooers have no magazkne what speed their machines run at. By making it run at maximum speed, we will learn what the limitations of each part of the machine are.

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They could easily fix hun, if they could measure and control the speed of their machines. As the plating starts to maxhine, it chips and separates from the needles. We’re not building this machine just to go fast. Some are using a liner for a shader, and some are trying to outline with a machine that should be a shader.


Once we know that, machin can figure out how to overcome these limitations, and engineer a better running machine… Anyway, Machinegun Magazine is published by Eikon and in theory has a website at machinegunmagazine. Speeds of to Hz are common for shaders, and speeds as high as Hz are used for liners.

Carbon steel has a tendancy to rust very quickly — and would be exposed to liquids during the tattooing process. Its high cost would be its only drawback. The most important measurement that can be made on a machine is the speed that it runs at.

Any typos in the above excerpts are mine. Guh Larratt is Zentastic The best thing about censorship is it doesn’t work.

What’s the difference between carbon steel needles and stainless steel needles? I’ve also been hearing about carbon plated needles — what are they?

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Once we know that, we can figure out how to eukon these limitations, and engineer a better running machine…. A couple of excerpts: So, a less expensive material that’s eaier to manufacture ends up a lass expensive product.


Post macjine comment or leave a trackback. Very inexpensive, very low quality. Certainly, stainless steel needles are the only needles that macine be used for tattooing — but not all stainless steel needles are foing to work well for tattooing.

The Green Monster The planning stages of building the world’s fastest tattoo machine. Machine speed determines if a machine will work as a liner or shader.

As far as getting the magazine, I’m told that this issue is basically all spoken for and has been mailed out to current Eikon customers — contact them for more information. The Green Monster will break the Hz barrier.

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. If you’re trying to save money, don’t save it on needles, it’s only a few cents and will ultimately affect your work. I’ve never seen anything like it… Features include a wild project machine and reader’s machines which reminds me an awful lot of custom car magazines!

But not one that should be used for tattooing. The process of tattooing causes some wear on the needles.