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    anyone with tattoos?


    i'm going to be getting a tattoo on my right shoulder blade next week. just wanted to know if any of you have tattoos and if they streched and look crappy later down the road when you gained weight? i'm gunna be running a summer cycle and looking to put on 20lbs and wanted to know how this would affect the tattoo.

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    have had tattoos for 20 years. delts, tri's, bi's, pect's, calves, still adding. have gained and lost about 40 lbs up and down, down and up during that time.
    tatts still look good, and no strectch marks. but then again, that's just me.
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    i learned early on when getting tattoos, go big! i have a couple of small tats that i got about 10 yrs ago, before i started lifting, they looked fine back then, but now that ive grown, the canvas that they are on is twice the size so they look a bit lost. the tattos themselves are still in good quality. no stretching or anything, but now they just look too small and i have to add to them to take up the space they once filled. go big!
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    Quote Originally Posted by blackjack
    i learned early on when getting tattoos, go big! i have a couple of small tats that i got about 10 yrs ago, before i started lifting, they looked fine back then, but now that ive grown, the canvas that they are on is twice the size so they look a bit lost. the tattos themselves are still in good quality. no stretching or anything, but now they just look too small and i have to add to them to take up the space they once filled. go big!

    i'm getting a celtic knot with the irish side of my families' name in galic under it. the knot with be black with a green fade in the center getting lighter towards the outside. its going to be about 5 inches in diameter.
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    full back piece
    3/4 arm sleeve
    celtic arm band
    tribal demon
    iron cross
    stomach (hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil skulls)
    chest (laugh now, cry later skulls)

    got my first tat at 205lbs and i've gotten up to 281lbs, no funky looking tats as of yet. i don't think you have anything to worry about.
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    Mine on my shoulder in the same spot you are getting still looks good.. needs a color touch up but that is about it..
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    Could anyone post some pics of the celtic designs, are they pretty much the same style as the tribals?
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    No they don't look like tribals. Do a ggogle search and you will find tons.
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    ok thanks.
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    havent had any problems with mine and i've put on 60lbs since I've had them. Even the one across my stomach looks fine, no stretching at all.
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    thx guys, it will be my first tat and can't wait
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    Quote Originally Posted by hethcliff
    thx guys, it will be my first tat and can't wait
    Man, I want to get one, too. Problem is, I can't decide what I want!

    -kwantam
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    Quote Originally Posted by kwantam
    Man, I want to get one, too. Problem is, I can't decide what I want!

    -kwantam

    i get it done tuesday, i'm freakin excited

    wanted to get something to show off my irsh heritage, and loved the design of the celtic knots. so i decided a custom celtic knot with my families name in galic would be nice
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    There's a lot of pics of celtic tattoos on bmezine search for it because I can't post the url.
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    You can see my tats in my avatar. I weighed 125lbs when I got them and my back was much, much smaller (now weigh 165lbs)
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    i have tats all over and regulary fluctuate 20lb due to walking around weight and competition weight and never have any issues. I think you bleed more at incetion site for some reason though or that could just be me because one shoulder is fully covered and the other one isnt and the tatted shoulder and quad always tend to have issues with bleeding
  

  
 

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