1. The gapping between the contact post and spring needs to be a nickel width (1.85mm) for shading and a dimes width (1.25mm) for lining.
2. To Set the gap hold down the armature bar ( see diagram above) with your finger and turn the plastic screw until you can move the contact post, adjust the contact post to the proper gap release the armature bar then be sure to tight up the plastic screw again.
3. You will run the power supply slower (about 6.5 - 7 volts) for shading and faster (about 7 - 9 volts) for lining.
4. You can also refer to the Tattoo Artist Guide - Click Here