Thread: 23g pin too big for delt?
06-16-2002, 12:51 AM #1
23g pin too big for delt?
I purchased all of my pinz in one size--23g 1.5" b/c I had planned on doing all of my injections in the glute. I have decided to start rotating to the delts and quads. Will these pinz work or are they too big...I understand that the length is a little long--I wouldnt drive it the whole way in..but is 23g unacceptable? btw, shooting t200 and deca . Thanks for your comments.
06-16-2002, 01:17 AM #2
23 guage is fine. For delts and quads, it's best to use 1"....
06-16-2002, 01:29 AM #3
I agree 23ga is golden. I used to use 18ga in my quad so 23ga is like an insect bite to me. If you use a 1.5 just leave the pin out .5 more than usual.
06-16-2002, 11:27 AM #4
23g is fine i always use it but i duno about 1.5 i would go with 1 inch but just dont push the needle in all the way, thats wat i do sometimes
06-16-2002, 12:14 PM #5
I use 23ga, 1" for everything
06-16-2002, 12:26 PM #6
18 in the quad, do those suckers lieave a hole? damn ron you crazy, id rather cut myself and rub the juice in, lol newbies dont try this
06-16-2002, 12:30 PM #7Associate Member
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I've used 23g 1 1/2" pins on delts before . I just put it in about an inch and it works fine.
06-16-2002, 12:31 PM #8
an easy way to make sure the whole 1.5 dosent go in and keep it stable is to cut the plastic cover on the pin so that 1 in sticks through.it will help from moving around.
06-16-2002, 01:26 PM #9
Nice idea 4plates. I always have a hard time keeping it out if I use a longer needle then necessary (which is rare). I'll have to give that a try next time I run out of 1 inchers.
G-pig, It left a huge hole. I was new and stupid. Plus my only source for needles, at the time, was a vet supply.
06-16-2002, 03:21 PM #10Junior Member
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Seriously bro...pinz are cheap. Yea you CAN use 23 guage...it will work. But there is such a thing as scar tissue.
Don't be cheap...this is your body....if a smaller size will do the job then use a smaller size.
I only use 23 for glutes. 25 for every else.
06-16-2002, 05:51 PM #11
Would a 28g 1" be good for anything besides slin?
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