Welcome to the exciting game of paintball. We have been
passionately involved in paintball since 1988, when it comes to the game of
paintball we know a thing or two about it.
101 – Paintball Gear Basics
To play the game of paintball, you will need a paintball
gun, paintball mask, paintball hopper, paintball air tank and paintballs.
Basic Summary - Air powered gun that shoots .68 caliber
The paintball gun is a core piece of equipment in the game
of paintball. There are many brands and styles available. When you first start
out, depending on your budget, you can get an entry level blowback paintball
gun at an affordable price. Most entry level guns can be enhanced by adding new
paintball gun upgrades. Want some serious firepower, contact us on the Live
Chat to explore the best available options. Learn More about Paintball Guns…
Basic Summary – Protects the ears, face and eyes from direct
The paintball mask is a required piece of paintball
equipment and for safety reasons, you cannot play without them. Every playing
facility requires the use of proper ASTM* approved paintball masks. Most
paintball mask come in one universal size with adjustable straps. Not all
goggles are built the same and they vary by how much comfort, vision and
protection they provide. Learn more
about Paintball Masks…
*Your safety is important to us, we stock the paintball
masks that meet ASTM guidelines for quality and safety. Shop with confidence
when choosing your paintball mask.
Basic Summary – Container that holds the paintballs and
feeds them into the paintball gun.
The paintball hopper holds extra paintballs before they are
fired. Most paintball hoppers have a 200 round capacity. There is a full
variety of paintball hoppers ranging from basic gravity fed hoppers to force
fed battery operated paintball hoppers. Most players begin with a 200 round
gravity hoppers on basic starter paintball guns. Eventually as you want to
increase rate of fire, you will want a force fed paintball hopper. Learn more about Paintball Hoppers…
Paintball Air Tank
Basic Summary – Small cylinder that attaches to a paintball
gun and acts as the propulsion for the paintballs.
The paintball air tank stores gas that is used to propel the
paintballs out of the paintball gun. There are two main types of gas, either
CO2 or compressed air / nitrogen. They must be filled at an approved facility
familiar with paintball air tanks. A majority of paintball parks will have air
/ CO2 refills available. Air tanks come
in a variety of tank sizes, output consistency, shot capacity and pressures. Learn more about Paintball Air Tanks…
Basic Summary – Brightly colored round gelatin balls with
bright fills, used to mark players.
In order to play paintball, it is a given to need paintballs
to shoot at the bad guys. Even though they are called “Paintballs”, they are
not actually filled with paint. They contain a mixture of ingredients that are
easy to clean off once a player is hit. Paintballs can vary in quality based on
a few key factors which include Shape, Fill Color, Brittleness, Fill Density
and Age. Learn more about Paintballs…