The needle should gently slide in, you may be using too much pressure. You should not press hard. Have you been tattooed before? You need to get a lot of tattoos, in places where you can WATCH how the artist does
It really depends on the type of machine you have, and how the springs are setup. I can run a liner w/ the same voltage as a shader when I am tattooing – if the Machines are setup to do so. There is NO magic
Power box (Power Supply) voltage depends. Some people like to line w/ higher voltage, some like lower.
It really is not a set number.
It also depends on your tattoo machine, how it is tuned, what kind of springs
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It is very subjective. When tattooing with a rotary. All rotaries are different, and all artists are different. It would be like saying, how fast should I run when I am breaking in a new pair of shoes.
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