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Old 03-18-2009, 02:56 AM   #10041
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I plan to get a big piece on my arm, arm/chest, or back. Does it fade a lot over time and does it stretch when you work out?

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Old 03-18-2009, 03:00 AM   #10042
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nope, but I plan on getting one and just wanted some personal experience on it. I'm not afraid of the pain like how everyone is telling, I just don't want my tattoo to stretch or fade when I go to the gym or the beach.
Where do you plan on getting your tattoo and what is it going to be? You may want to keep it out of the sunlight for the first year so fading won't happen immediately but eventually fading does occur but not for many years. Stretching does occur too but it depends on where the tattoo is.

As for pain it's different for all people. The first 2 tattoos I got were just outlines and with my high pain tolerance I didn't feel them at all. Actually with my 2nd tattoo, that was on the back of my neck, the artist actually put me to sleep with the noise of the tattoo gun and the vibrating sensation. But my 3rd tattoo was a different story. Once the outline was done and she started doing the shading and coloring it hurt like a *****! I had to stop 3/4 of the way through because my skin couldn't take it anymore and I had to come back 3 weeks later for the 2nd sitting.
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Like Hieu I am keeping this thing forever so hopefully in 7-8 years I will have a real job and do it. This car will always be my baby.
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Yes!!! This will eventually be done to my car. Whenever the motor gives out.

Like Hieu I am keeping this thing forever so hopefully in 7-8 years I will have a real job and do it. This car will always be my baby.
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I plan to get a big piece on my arm, arm/chest, or back. Does it fade a lot over time and does it stretch when you work out?

edit: How quick is a GT-S? I didn't realize that you drove one until I saw your profile. I raced one on my way back to school earlier tonight and I'm not sure if he pushed it or it just couldn't hang at all. I'm not hating on GT-S in any form at all though.
If you work out a lot yeah it might stretch. Though you might have to wait up to 2 weeks before you can work out after getting the tattoo. I've had my full color tattoo for about 2 years and so far no fading.

My GTS is 180 crank HP with about 150HP to the wheel. My GTS is a shift-tronic so it helps when racing them a little. Matt and I have done little races a few times on our way home from getting gas and he smokes me all the time but we still have fun. Though I love seeing guys faces in POS civics when I pass and smoke their asses
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Where do you plan on getting your tattoo and what is it going to be? You may want to keep it out of the sunlight for the first year so fading won't happen immediately but eventually fading does occur but not for many years. Stretching does occur too but it depends on where the tattoo is.

As for pain it's different for all people. The first 2 tattoos I got were just outlines and with my high pain tolerance I didn't feel them at all. Actually with my 2nd tattoo, that was on the back of my neck, the artist actually put me to sleep with the noise of the tattoo gun and the vibrating sensation. But my 3rd tattoo was a different story. Once the outline was done and she started doing the shading and coloring it hurt like a *****! I had to stop 3/4 of the way through because my skin couldn't take it anymore and I had to come back 3 weeks later for the 2nd sitting.
I plan to get a koi with some flowers and waves on either my shoulder/arm or my chest/shoulder/arm. Its kinda big and I don't think I can do it in one sitting. Damn, hearing that you think it hurts makes me think differently now, but I'm really desperate in getting one. I just don't want it to stretch when I work out and fade when I go to the beach . It might hurt and all but I'm sure I've been through more painful events.

I had cyst surgery done on my right ear being completely awake with blood dripping into my eye. I felt like shooting myself haha.
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Haha so true.

So they have have some sort of patch or gum I can chew to help ween me off?
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ooh, i was contemplating that as well. my friend was selling the whole thing and trying to convince me to do the swap. and he'll do the work (master tech) lol. screw that though, i don't have the money LOL. plus i won't see my car for ages
how much and what is he doing? just motor tranny and tune? or the entire subframe rear diff etc?
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If you work out a lot yeah it might stretch. Though you might have to wait up to 2 weeks before you can work out after getting the tattoo. I've had my full color tattoo for about 2 years and so far no fading.

My GTS is 180 crank HP with about 150HP to the wheel. GTS's are shift-tronics so it helps when racing them a little. Matt and I have done little races a few times on our way home from getting gas and he smokes me all the time but we still have fun. Though I love seeing guys faces in POS civics when I pass and smoke their asses
not all GT-S are shiftronic some actually dare i say it have a clutch pedal
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Old 03-18-2009, 03:14 AM   #10051
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So they have have some sort of patch or gum I can chew to help ween me off?
na just get small mods to ween yourself off, or get a beater and do cheap mods on that
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Old 03-18-2009, 03:18 AM   #10052
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I plan to get a koi with some flowers and waves on either my shoulder/arm or my chest/shoulder/arm. Its kinda big and I don't think I can do it in one sitting. Damn, hearing that you think it hurts makes me think differently now, but I'm really desperate in getting one. I just don't want it to stretch when I work out and fade when I go to the beach . It might hurt and all but I'm sure I've been through more painful events.

I had cyst surgery done on my right ear being completely awake with blood dripping into my eye. I felt like shooting myself haha.
Ouch that musta hurt. If you can get through that you can get through a tattoo no problem. Just remember to eat before you go in and get it. I made that mistake and almost passed out while getting the cover up tattoo. What helps me through the pain is I close my eyes and try to zone out/meditate.

If you are out in the sun a lot it will fade your tattoo a lot faster.
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Ouch that musta hurt. If you can get through that you can get through a tattoo no problem. Just remember to eat before you go in and get it. I made that mistake and almost passed out while getting the cover up tattoo. What helps me through the pain is I close my eyes and try to zone out/meditate.

If you are out in the sun a lot it will fade your tattoo a lot faster.
damn, that really sucks now because there is this one girl that always wants me to take her to the beach and she likes fishing with me haha. Then I suppose I'll get it on my back and always wear a shirt. but I don't want a small art piece on my back but a huge one instead. However, having one giant koi fish on my back would look out of place and I don't want to get a dragon or tiger because its such a big stereotype as being in an Asian Gang
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