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How to Make a Tattoo Gun: 10 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow
Tattoos are permanent marks on your skin, and choosing to get one is a major decision. Do not attempt to give yourself a tattoo with an improvised tattoo machine like this one sometimes called a "jail house rig" ; use it only to practice the art of tattooing on a fruit or vegetable with a skin like an apple, banana or potato. If after practicing you decide you'd like to get a tattoo or become a tattoo artist, visit a professional and reputable tattoo shop. With a needle nose pliers, attach one end of an gauge guitar string onto the moving blade of the electric hair clippers.
Setting up a tattoo gun begins with identifying the various components. The primary component is a polished metal frame. Electric motor coils and a small capacitor are mounted in the frame. The armature arm rides across the upper end of the motors, and the front binding post extends just above the armature. A brass contact screw on the binding post arm adjusts the speed of the needle.
Jason Goodrow, otherwise known as "The Goodboy," is a licensed tattoo artist. Guys and gals, I am not going to beat around the bush when it comes to your tattoo machine. If the tattoo machine is not set correctly, or the points are not maintained for good connection, then you are going to have a hell of a stressful time if you don't know how to manage the basic mechanics of your machine.