Tattoo Needles

Everything You Need to Know About Tattoo Needles

By |2021-01-01T02:25:53-08:00January 1st, 2021|Tattoo Needles|

We get a lot of questions about tattoo needles from customers and so we have written extensively on it via blog posts.  Since the topic is so big, we have taken the liberty of combining some of our previous posts and included some new valuable info as well.  This post [...]

Matching Tattoo Needles to Tattoo Tubes & Tips

By |2021-01-01T02:31:05-08:00December 25th, 2019|Tattoo Needles|

Each size tattoo needle grouping is paired with a matching tattoo tube tip.  The tip guides the needle and allows for ink to flow evenly. Below is a chart to help you match the correct needle sizes to their corresponding tips.  If the opening of the tip is too big [...]

Tattoo Needle Information – About Taper

By |2021-01-01T02:30:51-08:00December 18th, 2019|Tattoo Needles|

Although the type of taper a needle is not normally mentioned on the packaging, it is sometimes included in the product names. Taper is another aspect that artists take into consideration. There are short taper, long taper, extra-long taper, and even super long taper tattoo needles. The longer a needle's [...]

How to Tattoo Needles – Sizes & Needle Groupings

By |2021-01-01T02:30:59-08:00December 15th, 2019|Tattoo Needles|

The two digits in a code like 1203RL refer to the number of needles in the grouping. So in our example, 03 means there are 3 #12-diameter needles grouped together. The way they're grouped is defined by the letters at the end of the code. RL = Round Liner, which [...]

Tattoo Needles How to – Tattoo Needle Diameter

By |2021-01-01T02:31:58-08:00December 12th, 2019|Tattoo Needles|

Tattoo needles are differentiated by their diameters. This is indicated by the 1st 2 numbers on the needles packaging, for example, 1203RL, otherwise known as #12, 3 Round Liner. The leading number refers to the diameter of the needle so a 1203L or #12, 3 Round Liner means it has a [...]

About Tattoo Needles

By |2021-01-01T02:27:55-08:00May 29th, 2012|Tattoo Needles|

  This post is all about tattoo needles, how to use them, which needles do what and what types there are. With the wide array of different types and the lack of standardization in naming for sizes and shapes, it is easy to get confused. The 4 defining properties are [...]

Tattoo Tutorial: Tattoo Needle Size & Tubes

By |2021-01-06T11:09:13-08:00May 10th, 2012|Tattoo Needles|

We get questions regarding what tattoo needle size goes with what tattoo tube all the time so we figured we would do a blog post about it to help everyone out there and save us some time. Tattoo needles come in a variety of groupings and sizes. Each size and [...]


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