Dragonhawk has also launch its coil versions with the Compass Tattoo Machine models.

Dragonhawk is well known to be one of the top provider for affordable rotary tattoo machine and great tattoo supplies. But, knowing there is more to offer, they created a coil line in order to fulfill all range of artists.

Here is a list of some of the coil tattoo machines the house of Dragonhawk has created:


Compass Tattoo Machine Table Summary

 Compass Tahiti / Portland
Tahiti & Portland Compass Coil Tattoo Machine
Compass Plata / Fuego
Plata & Fuego Compass Tattoo Machines
Compass Samar WQ2063
Samar Copper Coils wq2063 (Shader)
Compass Plenty / Hawke
Plenty & Hawke Compass
Main FeatureProvides great stability and
comfort in the hand.
Affordable at under $100.Runs fast, smoothly and
quietly.
Smooth running and efficient.
Best for: shader or liner?Tahiti: Liner
Portland: Shader
Plata: Liner
Fuego: Shader
ShaderPlenty: Liner
Hawke: Shader.
Frame MaterialIron.Steel.Steel.Steel.
Speed / VoltsTahiti: 130 Hz.
Portland: 100 Hz.
7-8V both.
Plata: 130 Hz.
Fuego: 100 Hz.
7-8V both.
110 Hz
7-8V.
Plenty: 130Hz
Hawke: 100Hz
7-8V.
Weight8.2 oz.7.8 oz.7.8 oz.Plenty: 7.7 oz.
Hawke: 7.8 oz.
Warranty1 year.

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Coil Tahiti Liner & Portland Shader Guns

Tahiti & Portland Compass Coil Tattoo Machine
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These pair of coil tattoo machines are designed to provide great stability and comfort in the hands of the artist.

Both machines are made of sturdy steel material to ensure durability.

Even beginners in tattooing will have an easy time using both machines, as long as they are properly tuned.

The Tahiti model:

The Tahiti Liner has 8 wrap copper coils which help to run the machine efficiently. You will easily make solid lines with a single stroke.

This short stroke ability is a superior quality that allows you to produce impeccable lines before you can start shading the tattoo.

The Tahiti Liner runs at a speed from 130 to 150HZ.

The Portland model:

For equally great shading, the Portland Shader has been included in this package.

Running at a speed between 100 and 110HZ, this shader makes tattooing a pleasant experience.

It comes with 10 wraps of copper coils that help it run smoothly. Although, coil tattoo machines tends to be noisy due to greater vibrations, the Tahiti and Portland Compass tattoo machines are considered quiet machines.

This package comes with a one-year warranty.

Pros

  • Both machines are made of a strong steel frame.
  • Have an appealing design.
  • Affordable at under $300 for the entire package.
  • Provides great stability and comfort in the hand.
  • Both machines are of medium size, which makes them easy to handle.

Cons

  • Slightly heavier because of the steel frame.
  • Needs some tuning, which may be challenging to beginners.

Coil Plata Liner & Fuego Shader Tattoo Guns

Plata & Fuego Compass Tattoo Machines
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This is a package of two (2) coil tattoo machines with the Plater used for lining and the Fuego for shading.

The 2 piece Compass Tattoo Machine package has been designed to produce perfect tattoos and to give the artists as well as the client an enjoyable experience.

Being of medium size, the machines fit well in the hand and help you work easily without getting too tired.

Beginners in tattooing will also find pleasure in using these amazing machines, even if this is your first ever set of guns.

The Plata Model:

The Plata has 8 wraps of copper coils, which allows for faster movement of the tattoo needles during lining.

It also runs on power of between 130-150HZ, which helps to create a good balance between power of the machine and its speed. The Plata thus enables you to work fast and efficiently.

The Fuego Model:

The Fuego, on the other hand, operates at a speed of between 100 and 110HZ.

Powered by 10 wraps of copper coils, this shader also works fast and efficiently.

The package containing both machines comes with a one-year warranty.

Pros

  • Fast and efficient machines.
  • Provide great balance between power and speed.
  • Have a sturdy steel frame.
  • Affordable at under $300 for both machines.

Cons

  • Slightly heavy due to the steel frame.
  • Beginners might have a challenge setting up and tuning the machines.

Coil Compass Tattoo Machine Samar WQ2063

Samar Copper Coils wq2063 (Shader)
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The Samar shader Compass Tattoo Machine that works effectively to produce remarkable tattoos.

If you are looking for a machine that runs smooth, works fast and is quiet for a coil tattoo machine, this must be it.

It does not matter whether you are a beginner in tattooing or experienced at it. You will have an easy time using this machine.

It is a powerful machine that hits hard and runs at a speed of 110HZ. Besides, the 10 wraps of copper coils ensure that the machine works in short, fast strokes.

The Compass Samar Shader is made of a steel frame to ensure durability. For ease of use, this machine only weighs at 7.8oz. Thus, you can work for long hours and on complex tattoo designs without cramping or experiencing discomfort.

Your Samar wq2063 tattoo machine comes in an amazing leather encase to keep it protected while not in use. You will get a one-year warranty with the purchase.

Pros

  • Runs fast, smoothly and quietly.
  • Has an appealing design and finish.
  • Affordable at slightly above $100.
  • Has a sturdy steel frame.
  • Light-weight at 7.8 oz.

Cons

  • Beginners might have a challenge in setting up and tuning the machine for shading.

Coil Deluxe Compass 2 Tattoo Machines Plenty Liner/ Hawke Shader

Plenty & Hawke Compass
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This combo of a liner and shader is one of the best packages a tattoo artist can ask for.

Both machines have been designed to give tattoo clients a great experience through fast tattooing that causes minimal trauma to the skin.

Besides, the artists will enjoy the tattooing process because both machines run extremely smoothly.

The Plenty Model:

This liner tattoo machine runs on a speed of 130-150 HZ, allowing it to work fast.

The liner also operates on 8 wraps of copper coil that ensure short and fast strokes, translating to less trauma on the tattooed skin.

It is a light machine that weighs at 7.7oz so that you can work for long tattoo sessions with great ease.

The Hawke Model:

The second of the pair is the Hawke Shader that operates at a speed of 100-110Hz that helps you move faster across your tattoo designs. It has 8 wraps of copper coils for short and fast strokes and weighs in at 7.8oz.

Both the Plenty Liner and Hawke Shader are made of a strong steel frame, with an appealing design and size that makes it particularly convenient to use.

Beginners can use this machine as comfortably as experienced tattoo artists because it has been designed to run efficiently without any complexities.

This package has a one-year warranty.

Pros

  • Smooth running and efficient.
  • Light-weight.
  • Have a strong steel frame.
  • Affordable at under $300 for both machines.
  • Powerful machines that cause minimal trauma to the skin.

Cons

  • Both machines require adjusting and tuning which may be challenging to beginners.

Compass Tattoo Machine Line Last Words

The Dragonhawk coil tattoo machine models have changed over time as more efficient machines come to life.

These machines are no longer as loud or heavy as coil tattoo machines were known for.

The four (4) machines reviewed above are a testament to the fact that modern coil tattoo machines can give both the artists and clients amazing experiences.

Whether you need standard power with an 8 coil configuration or a bit more for better lining work, any of the above models can deliver reliability for a very affordable price.

The Compass Tattoo Machine line has created great machines that allow tattooing to be fast, smooth and with minimal trauma to the skin.


 

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