Can someone please help me figure out what is wrong with my tattoo machine and how to fix it?

Hello, I recently purchased a tattoo machine online and it isn't working right. When I put it all together it will work but very, very slow. I took it all apart, and put it back together but still the same. It just goes click... click... click. I have adjusted the contact screw and volatage on the power supply but it doesn't really make a difference. The second time I tried it, it went click...click...click and then it got slower and slower until the armature bar just stayed in the down position and the power supply gave a very quiet hum sound and the light stayed on. Please help.
Courtney0202
Asked Mar 02, 2011
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skyDancer
Answered Mar 02, 2011
Did you ever figure out what was wrong? im having problems with my gun:( I set it all up correctly but im getting absolutely no reaction from my gun. no movement no noise nothing. im sure its set up correctly this isnt my first time tattooing. I was excited to start doing this again but theres something wrong with my gun. the power supply turns on . and the light blinks on it when I step on the peddle, but still no reaction from my gun. could there be a possibility theres a shortage in the cord that connects my gun to the power supply????
shaymarie666
Answered Aug 22, 2013

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