needle

  1. D

    Beyond cartridge needles shake

    So I’m new to cartridge machines and I figured I’d get a relatively inexpensive brand cartridges to play around with so I got some beyond cartridge 7rl and noticed immediately the needles bounced all around the tip of the tube and unlike other rotary or coil machines there isn’t anyway to attach...
  2. R

    How many MM does a needle (cartridge) have to come out?

    I don't know what it's called, but how many MM have to come out/pressed from the cartridge body? I did a lil bit lurking through some artist and this is what i came up with the settings for. I don't if this a bit too far or not. Thank you!
  3. C

    What needle gauge for thick lining?

    Hi I currently use #10 RL long taper needles for lining but wanted your opinions on if #12 versions of the needles would be better for bold lines? Thanks for reading
  4. I

    Needle grows longer

    One day I was tattoing and I noticed that every couple seconds my needle grew longer out of the cartridge. I didnt know how to fix it so it was quite annoying every minute adjusting to the right length. Help?
  5. B

    Small debris getting on needle?

    Hello, I am fairly new to tattooing, and would probably be considered a scratcher. I went from fruit to myself which I know is not recommended... Alas, after I was getting depth and lines solid I did a few friends and now strangers but I have very recently had a strange problem that I can not...
  6. Flemingtm94

    Rough Shading Through Skin! Plz Help

    I had a client that got a tattoo above his knee going towards the upper thigh. The lining went well, but when I began to shade around his knee area there was resistance. I used a 7 Mag Shader needle, but it was almost like I couldn't drag the needle through the skin. I had to end up making this...