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VOLTAGE on my Rotary Machine


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hey just curious as to what you all have your voltage set on for lining, i have the dragon hawk rotary machine and lately it seems like my machine is either too fast or too slow!!! any suggestions...I NEED HELP
 

Dazza

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There are no magic numbers ,basically your machin will just produce dots so you have to make it fast enough that when you try to draw a line the dots all join up ,9 volts is a good start point ,bare in mind your manufactures recommendations for the max volts or your motor will,overheat
 

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think like that: voltage vs hand speed vs needles grouping I would say... so 9rl i do with 8.5 up to slightly over 9 maybe, then 3 rl i want to have around 5.7-7 sometimes, ( i move quite slow) all depends on your preferences really. If you move your hand faster, speed up the mashine, move hand slover with this same speed and you have a cut, but probably i just telliny you something what you already know
 

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Totally depends on the machine....I run my fk iron at 8.5 but tried a coworkers pen the other day and had to set it to 6!
 
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I think there are many contributing factors to think about with lining.

Firstly, whatever you feel comfortable with and what you feel does a good job! Which will come with time.
You also want to take into consideration the amount of needles in the group- the more there are the more pressure you will need to apply etc, so when I have a larger group I tend to put the voltage up a little bit...

Sorry I couldn't be of much help! I dont really use a dragon hawk so I can't really say what the sweet spot is:/
 
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