Workhorse Irons Limited Nickel SOBA Lovebird Cartridge Liner
sOBA IS BACK! After its year of sobriety in 2020, BJ is back to building a limited number of custom coil machines, working on new production and now manufacturing rotary machines.
sOBA IS BACK! After his year of sobriety in 2020, BJ is back to building a limited amount of custom coil machines, working on new production and now manufacturing rotary machines.
new Lovebird cartridge press! Built with a minimalist design approach, coupled with functionality and reliability, these rotary machines are plug and play ready to tattoo all day every day out of the box. Lightweight aluminium frame, built-in drive bar, clip cord, high end motor, 4mm stroke, highly functional vise, and well balanced.
A few words from SOBA himself about this machine:
"The #LoveBirdLiner is my first rotary machine! It was designed to be a good contour machine for cartridge needles. Aluminium body - only 3.3 oz / 158g! Fixed drive rod with 4mm fixed stroke.
I have noticed that most cartridge needle presses try to be "one machine that does it all" and I understand why this is desirable. However, one machine really can't do it all, if you want to do it right. Different needle configurations work differently and we get better results using PURPOSELY BUILT machines. We get better results when we use the right tools for the job.
I wasn't happy with all the machines I have in terms of their performance with cartridges, so I decided to make one. It is a direct drive rotary machine with all the parts in place in order to make quality contours. It was really fun to design and the body shape allows for some really fun laser engraving opportunities. I hope everyone thinks it's great. Here's to another 20 years of making devices for the purpose of making tattoos. thank you all for your support and encouragement!!!!! ????????????????"