Tattooing is a type of body modification. Some people find tattooing as a funky fashion. Though making tattoos is not new to the world. Native Africans started it in ancient time. In addition, modern tattooing started after the invention of electricity in the 17th century. Modern tattooing means using a coil machine or a rotary machine to inject ink in the skin through needles. Its main motive is beautification and self-satisfaction.

There are two types of tattoo machines

What is a Coil Tattoo Machine?


The tattoo machine where coil performs the primary mechanism is a coil tattoo machine. In this sort of device, a ring is connected to an armature, and needles are attached to this armature. The crew helps the arrows move up and down. The mechanism is simple. When current passes through the loop, the electromagnetic coil releases part of the hand, which again connects to come back for the magnetic effect. 

How does it work?

We will have more discussion of the coil tattoo machine. It is one of the most popular classic machines. However, it uses a blinking electromagnetic current to pass via waves. However, It turns magnets on and off swiftly. On the other hand, it pulls a spring-loaded framework bar to creates an up and down motion. As a result, in the armature bar beating the needles into the skin. The idea of a healthy tattoo depends on the artist's technique. It is either a single coil machine or double coil machines. 

Therefore, setting up a single coil machine to hit hard or soft. At the same time, you can do it with a dual coil machine too. However, with a dual coil, it has a stronger magnet to perform better. Usually, it has more capacity for larger groupings.

Pros of coil tattoo machine:


 

Cons of coil tattoo machine:


 

Our reviews


 

1. Dragon hawk

Want to have a tattoo machine at a low price then Dragon hawk is undoubtedly the best one to buy.

4.6
4.6/5

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PROS

  • Comes with good tuning

  • Ensures delicate lining

  • Have the adjustable needle depth feature

  • Pushes ink consistently

  • Does not have any overheating issue

CONS

  • The only downside is its power ranging 6-10V

2. Solong Tattoo Kit

For any beginner, Solong tattoo machine is a good option to buy.

4.6
4.6/5

FEATURES

PROS

  • Comes with good tuning

  • Ensures delicate lining

  • Have the adjustable needle depth feature

  • Pushes ink consistently

  • Does not have any overheating issue

CONS

  • The only downside is its power ranging 6-10V

3. Red scorpion Cast Iron Liner

At a low budget for any professional, it is one of the best options.

4.6
4.6/5

FEATURES

PROS

  • It comes with an iron frame with eight wrapped coils

  • 33 µF capacitor, and 0.45 mm springs

  • Having rpm of 2500 - 2800 it does not have much vibrating issue because of its frame

  • You just have to tune it and that is all! the machine is ready to go

  • Runs smoothly at 5 volts without overheating

  • Much cheaper than other machines

  • A lot of positive customer review

  • Great value for money

CONS

  • Some customer complains that the machine short circuited itself.

4. Rick Saverias Premium Shader

This device is an excellent piece of artisanship while it is a handmade one not failing to give you a premium vibe.

4.6
4.6/5

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PROS

  • Iron frame with a brass finish

  • Et never compromises with durability

  • Eight wrapped long coils

CONS

  • Expensive

5. Grinder Coil tattoo machine Kit

The Grinder tattoo machine can be an absolute choice for both the beginners and professionals.

4.6
4.6/5

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PROS

  • The kit comes with 4 tattoo machines, 10 coils, 50 needles, 100 pieces of ink cups, power supply, foot pedal and clip cord

  • The machine is disposable and thus easy to clean

  • Comes with a nice instructional book for beginners

  • Affordable

  • Solid performance

CONS

  • Some experienced power supply issues

  • Heavy

6. Thomas Custom Coil Tattoo Machine

This machine is an excellent choice for both shading and lining and a premium one.

4.6
4.6/5

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PROS

  • The kit comes with 4 tattoo machines, 10 coils, 50 needles, 100 pieces of ink cups, power supply, foot pedal and clip cord

  • The machine is disposable and thus easy to clean

  • Comes with a nice instructional book for beginners

  • Affordable

  • Solid performance

CONS

  • Some experienced power supply issues

  • Heavy

7. Mast Coil Tattoo Machine

This traditional machine is an all-round liner and highly productive for giving much smoother lining. The item comes with 10 wrap coils (black) and a capacitor of 47 of capacity. 

 

4.6
4.6/5

FEATURES

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PROS

  • 10 wrap coils

  • 47 uf capacitor

  • Lot of positive review

  • Applicable for liner and shader

  • Durable with iron made frames.

CONS

  • Shows inconsistent performance

8. Hawink Coil Tattoo Machine

This machine is different that others. Why? Because its frame is carbon steel with powder coated. 

4.6
4.6/5

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PROS

  • Light weight because of Carbon steel with the powder-coated frame

  • Robust and durable

  • Suitable for traditional work

  • Affordable

  • Good customer care

CONS

  • There is no CONS

How to take Care of Your machine?

First, and for most, you keep in mind the right way to protect it. Wellbeing massive is like a double-headed sword. It is preferable to some people and yet some dislike it. Now seeing the pros and cons, you can easily decide are you going to buy a coil tattoo machine or not.

Well, taking care of coil tattoo machines is easy, as you can dispose of all the parts and clean it. It would be best if you washed your coil tattoo machine now and then to make it last longer. Besides one more thing, you need the experience to get the full utilization of the coil tattoo machine. A tattooist is to be very well known to the tattoo machine. As a tattoo artist, you have to understand the best value of tattoo creation.

Final Words

Well, rotary machines are also good to use, but at the end of the day, it is you to decide whether you are going to use a rotary tattoo machine or a coil tattoo machine. You need to grab the knowledge before buying it. Keep in mind, for taking care of Coil tattoo machine parts. To produce the best performance, you must do that, dear. Coil tattoo machine liner and shader plays a vital role to put all the color combination on skin correctly. Lastly, be careful to keep thigs taking care of for Coil tattoo machine kits. Stay home, stay safe and happy tattooing.

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