Best Paintball Guns: The Ultimate Buying Guide

Try to choose your gun by your skills and abilities in paintball. We don’t want a beginner to buy a gear set that is used by professionals or trainers. Trust me; the equipment can have a lot of effect on your game. The right equipment gives the player the confidence he/she needs. I hope after reading this buying guide, you consider yourself perfectly knowledge equipped and educated to purchase the best paintball gun that fits your needs.

List of Best Paintball Markers 2018

ImageModelSkill LevelShort ReviewPriceOur Rating
Tippmann Cronus MarkerTippmann CronusBeginnerBest BudgetCheck Price4.9
tippmann 98 custom markerTippmann 98 CustomBeginnerBest QualityCheck Price4.8
Tippmann TMC MAGFED MarkerTippmann TMC MAGFEDIntermediateOur ChoiceCheck Price4.7
Tippmann A5 MarkerTippmann A5IntermediateBudget FriendlyCheck Price4.7
Planet Eclipse ETEK 5 MarkerPlanet Eclipse ETEK5IntermediateBest DurabilityCheck Price4.6
Planet Eclipse Etha 2 MarkerPlanet Eclipse Etha 2IntermediateBest ReliableCheck Price4.6
Spyder MR100 MarkerSpyder MR100IntermediateAffordable PriceCheck Price4.5
Empire Mini GS MarkerEmpire Mini GSProfessionalHigh-PerformanceCheck Price4.8
Empire Axe Pro MarkerEmpire Axe ProProfessionalBest CompetitiveCheck Price4.5
Dye Dam MarkerDye DAMProfessionalGreat VersatilityCheck Price4.5

 

Best Paintball Gun Reviews 2018 (Updated)

We understand that finding the best paintball guns can be very hard at times. Therefore we have decided to include some popular and good guns in this article. Below you will find some examples.

Tippmann Cronus

Tippmann Cronus Paintball Marker Gun Image

Tippmann is a very known brand when it comes to paintball guns. Similarly, its Cronus is nothing less. One cannot overlook its realistic design. It’s an improvised version of 98 custom. In addition to that, this gun has a stock which enhances its looks and a removable barrel shield. If we look at the user’s review, there is one thing you will find is all: ACCURACY.

Another plus point is that it has a beautiful rail system. One cannot ignore the ‘red dot sights’ on the gun. Even the price is not that high. Moreover, we cannot forget its extreme durability. Basically, this Tippmann Cronus Paintball Marker Gun is for beginners or intermediate players. This gun doesn’t come with any baggage.

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Pros

  • High-Performance
  • Highly-Impact Composite Body
  • Lightweight
  • Attractive Rail System
  • Removable Barrel Shield

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Cons

  • Not good for the pro players.
  • Very hard to disassemble for cleaning or service
  • Slow fire rate

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Tippmann 98 Custom

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The main feature of this gun is the dependability. This weapon has never fizzled me regardless of what I have put it through. Rain. Mud. Earth. Nothing has yet to prevent it from shooting. This is fundamentally the most compelling motivation you would want to purchase this weapon. I have put many instances of paint through this firearm and have never hacked a ball utilizing only a gravity container (Proto Primo). In the event that you need the paintball identical to AK 47 dependability.. this is it.

Presently I have HPA and attempt to utilize great paint with this marker which genuinely helps in this class. I can make decent tight groupings as of now at +-3fps in shots.

The Colossal rundown of extraordinary moves up to look over. From useful to corrective. You can make it wholly electric or keep it mechanical and include the reaction trigger. The rails on top make it simple to add any sight you may wish.

The weapon has a very much outlined hold and foregrip that is divided well for myself, yet I do have long arms. In the event that you have short arms, it might feel a major clumsy with the compass to the foregrip. Weapon bears well with the tank mounted on the firearm. Sound can be unpleasing for few people. A firearm is truly uproarious not exactly as boisterous as an A5 but rather still noisy contrasted with most markers albeit a few people that way.

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Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Reliable performance
  • Easily upgradeable
  • Proven inline bolt system

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Cons

  • Because of its fire rate, it makes a lot more sound than any other marker

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Tippmann TMC MAGFED

Tippmann TMC MAGFED Paintball Marker

Tippmann’s TMC MagFed is the next real big thing in the market since it’s launched globally. Tippmanns Mag-Fed is no doubt a mag fed version of Cronus which is popular because of the durability in the paintball world. The TMC is affordable and one of the best paintball guns like the Cronus is. The main body of the TMC is made up from Aluminium, and all the tan parts are made from nylon. Tmc’s charging handle is made from plastic also.

The marker comes with a super easy to install hopper adapter. You can use hopper or magazine on the gun also which is really a decent feature but can’t use both at the same time which makes senses.

As you know the MagFed market was missing a reliable gun, Tippmann just stepped in and made the best MagFed system marker to compete against other similar markers.

As a Tippmann user, you better know how the mechanics work for Tippmann guns so you should have a clearer idea of how this marker shoots.

Tippmann just made this gun virtually indestructible. Its fully pneumatic and has a proven in-line bolt system. TMC also has front and rear adjustable sights which help you to use the gun easily. The gun also has a 12″high-performance barrel with muzzle break while also having two positions external selector.

TMC is simply for the players who know the value of Tippmann products.

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Pros

  • Dual-Feed system
  • 4 sided picatinny rails
  • Full pneumatic marker
  • Ergonomic rubber trigger frame

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Cons

  • The gun is very difficult to disassemble
  • You can’t use hopper and MagFed at the same time
  • It’s not the most accurate marker

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Tippmann A-5

Tippmann A5 Marker

If Tippmann Cronus is the famous ‘ War Machine,’ then Tippmann A5 is ‘IRON MAN.’ Get my comparison? Just like the iron man and it’s extravagant features, Tippmann A5 can also turn into anything.

Tippmann’s a5 is the best paintball gun you can demand on this planet. It is more reliable, accurate and decidedly more manageable to maintain. You can feed up to 15 balls per second without even using any batteries on Tippmann a5. The marker has an 8.5″ high-performance stone-honed barrel which helps you to control the recoil of the gun thus more accuracy you can have on your marker. The gun is without any doubts the AK-47 of the paintball world. Its faster, lighter and more advanced paintball marker you can ever buy on the market. The marker is more successful in larger paintball fields.

A-5 offers you the best customization you can ever have on a paintball marker. You can change this gun into anything you want for paintball.

The gun comes with a standard 8.5 inches barrel that offers you to shoot at a very effective range up to 150 ft which can be extended by using an A5 barrel.

By using the response trigger attachment on this weapon, you make this gun fully automatic. It’s good for players who don’t like the fire cap and semi-automatic system on the marker.

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Pros

  • Easy to maintain
  • Super fast and durable
  • Cyclone feed system
  • Can run this gun for long periods
  • The AK-47 like feel

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Cons

  • Very heavy
  • The sound is thunderous
  • The PSI of this marker is not consistent

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Planet Eclipse ETEK 5

Planet Eclipse ETEK 5 Paintball MarkerThe Etek 5 is always stood for the best durability. The Etek5 is built with the finest materials that will help you to dominate in the paintball field. The marker has the class-leading ergonomics that make this marker the finest among all. Planet Eclipse has made a huge change in the design of this marker which makes this gun compelling to others.

The gun comes with the Cure5 bolt which helps you increase the accuracy of this marker while having an SL4 inline regulator which also helps to make the regulating air flow a breeze. Larger valve chamber also let you carry high-flow valve.

The gun can operate under pressure of 85 PSI only. It will help this marker not to use much air. Another main thing which makes this gun more powerful over the other guns is the lightweight because you know the pain in the butt when you have such paintball gun which can’t help you to move freely because of its heavy weight here Etek 5 comes handy and help you to dominate in this section.

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Pros

  • Larger Valve Chamber
  • Outstanding performance
  • Shoots fantastic
  • Super reliable
  • Good efficiency

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Cons

  • Composite Grip frame
  • .693 barrel back
  • No OLED

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Planet Eclipse Etha 2

Planet Eclipse Etha 2 Marker

As we know the Etha was designed for those paintball lovers that really want to buy a marker on a budget, it was not only a reliable marker but was also very solid and provided its quality for many years for hundreds of players around the world. Now the Eclipse decided to give us another durable, well-refined gun and evolve the Etha into a powerful marker that will dominate in the paintball field.

Presenting you the Etha 2. The gun is driven by the Gamma Core technology which you help you to survive in the harshest environments easily. The interior is made up of aluminum. The gun also features GRN composite outer body which makes it more durable and helps the gun to survive for more extended periods. It best suited for speedball.

Etha 2 is also super lightweight which makes it the best gun when it comes to accuracy because the lighter the gun will be the better the chances for the paintball player to control it and carry it with him easily too.

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Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Durable
  • GRN composite frame
  • Aluminum interior
  • Efficiency

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Cons

  • Not Fancy
  • Slightly slow to turn on

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Spyder MR100

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This gun is a perfect fit for beginners and intermediate level players. Spyder MR100 is very similar to Tippmann Cronus. Some even say it’s the exact copy. However, there are some differences like the barrel length is more and also has a well-built stock. This adds more accuracy to the gun. One cannot overlook the all-black color of this gun.

To make this gun more durable, the paintball marker is made from high-quality materials. To add some versatility to the gun, a double tap trigger is constructed. This is beneficial for both woodsball and speedball. This gun provides a good range for the shooter.

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Pros

  • The gun is very light
  • Military style maker
  • Air efficient EKO valve system
  • Very affordable

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Cons

  • Customization is limited
  • Slow fire rate as compared to others markers
  • Accessories of the set not durable as the gun itself

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Empire Mini GS

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Yes, it is as mini as the name suggests. If you have even a little interest in guns, you should know about this famous brand. They deliver the best paintball gun and high-quality products. Empire Mini is, without any doubt, the smallest paintball gun in the world. Not only is very lightweight but is super easy when we talk about control. It also has an electronic trigger so you can shoot as fast as you want without creating much noise.

Perfect, isn’t it? To make the gun user-friendly two handles are used and also a pressure gauge is added near the air connector. This way you can check the air with ease. This gun is mostly used for indoor games and by every level of players. Overall it’s very compact and simple.

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Pros

  • Pressure controlled poppet engine
  • Very lightweight & great for smaller hands
  • Aluminum barrel
  • Fully Weatherproof
  • Budget-friendly
  • Shoot faster

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Cons

  • Difficult to handle for the players with large hands because of the small size
  • Not for beginners

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Empire Axe Pro

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Potentially the best esteem high-level marker out there and seemingly one of the best. The Empire Axe Pro is an incredible adversary marker. Out of the container stock, it is peaceful, predictable, and precise.

The axe pro also features the Redline OLED board with joystick navigation and have improved weather-proofing system. The overall design of the gun is reshaped to make the gun user-friendly and more potent in the paintball fields. The older models of this marker were not that comfortable as this gun is because of the short foregrip attachment. The empire axe pro is merely the more reliable model of the series.

The accuracy of empire axe pro is very efficient because it comes with a standard bore size of .688 which helps it to dominate against other players in the field. The gun is super effective at close ranges and has a very quiet sound which makes it better.

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Pros

  • Super fast and accurate
  • OLED screen
  • Easy to clean and maintain
  • Reliable little beast

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Cons

  • Can be slippery
  • Lackluster Barrel
  • Little expensive

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Dye Dam 

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It is genuinely a significant stride up in advancement for the woodsball and situation markets, and I think Dye is genuinely breaking new ground with a reliable marker that is anything but difficult to utilize and shoots both container and magazine nourished with the capacity to utilize first strike rounds. All things considered, this marker is not for everybody. I’m not going to survey every one of the components in detail; however, I will say a few, yet instead, give an impression of the distinctive things I observe to be imperative in a marker:

For me, I think this is one of the best paintball gun I have ever utilized as a part of terms of setting up and use on the field. The battery can be embedded or changed without taking out a screw. However, I found making sense of how to open the compartment took a bit getting used to. Capacity to mag launch from either side, straightforward slide piece to change from container to mag bolstered, a simplicity of exchanging flame modes. This marker is exceptionally natural and feels better than average.

The stock barrel I think is amazing. It is as precise as any paintball marker I have utilized and more exact than most. You can utilize the first strike adjusts also which I trust helps exactness an awesome arrangement, however, even with standard paint, this marker is a superior worker.

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Pros

  • Picatinny rails for accessorizing
  • Different firing modes
  • Switch from Mag-Fed system to a loader fed system easily
  • Easily customizable

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Cons

  • Not a quiet gun
  • The marker is a little bit expensive as compared to other markers
  • Not lightweight

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Amazing Facts About Paintball

Paintball Facts By ProsPaintball

I can’t imagine a person out there who doesn’t just love playing paintball with friends in their free time or leisure time. For people out there who are unaware of this fantastic game, don’t worry I have you guys covered. This game goes back to the 1980s. Basically, players have to ‘kill’ the opponent team players using their paintball guns. Don’t panic! The bullets are not real, and they are made with breakable, dye-filled, oil and gelatin.

To make this game even more fun and lively, a variety of vibrant colors are added to the ball-shaped bullets. For people who don’t like outdoor sports and try their best to avoid them. Worry not. You can also play paintball indoors! Perfect, right? To play this game, you need an appropriately leveled field or if you like more adventure add some bumps and short hills to it. Whether you prefer natural or artificial land, it all depends on you. You can design your battlefield in any way you want or desire.

Speedball field

Nowadays with the high trends of full adventure life, there are a lot of places around the world where paintball is offered for pleasure. You can go there and have a go at it!

For a beginner, paintballing can be very fun and a creative way to spend your free time. Much to your surprise, paintballing is also used for military training.

To add diversity to the game, many types of games can be played like elimination, defending or attacking, scavenger hunts, ammunition or capturing the flag. For safety measures, players are asked to wear masks, gloves, and protective jackets. Be aware; things can get far-reaching while playing paintball. So here it is, all of you can now die in peace.

Playing paintball is not just considered as a leisure game, but it will be very beneficial for your health and physique. Don’t have time for gym or jogging? Then paintball is the perfect solution for you and your lazy butt. What can be better than doing exercise and not getting bored at all? Paintball can add a lot of variety to your daily routine compared to regular activity. The gym isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Some people manage to cope up with the rigorous routine of workout at the gym, but many fail to do so.

Paintball is something which could make the workout a little more joyful and entertaining at the same time. Practicing the same routine daily makes it dull and less impactful so paintball would make it refreshing. Many exercises focus in one direction of movement, but paintball helps to experience all types of actions.

Paintball can also help in your weight loss. The intensity associated with paintball can do wonders for your sleep and metabolism. In addition to that, a significant outcome of paintballing is the release of endorphins which ends in lightening the player’s overall mood.

Paintball for health

Not only does paintball helps in burning calories it also decreases the rate of having a heart attack or any other disease. Nowadays people are so busy with their fast-paced lives that need a sport that can help in releasing stress. This stress can very harmful for professional players and at times even affect their physique. Paintball allows us to take our frustration in a very positive way.

Who doesn’t enjoy shooting random strangers? Through paintball, we can also vent and display emotions wide open in the field. Believe me this venting or letting go of anger can be very helpful at times. Many people also use paintball to improve their leadership skills as many paintball games are all about following someone’s lead.

How To Choose The Best Paintball Gun For You

TYPES OF PAINTBALL GUNS:

Like all other guns, paintball guns also have a lot of forms. We will now brief you about all the types of such guns.

Pump:

So basically the pump paintball gun is the oldest and the primary gun used for paintball. It was used by our forefathers they named this type as the best paintball guns. Creepy, I know. These guns are known for their originality and basicness. This gun is preferred by many beginners for its simple maintenance. What makes it unique and original you think? Well, you will have to pull the trigger on the gun before using it. Therefore, it will make more time to reload.

Pump Paintball Guns

With so many new designs, these pump paintball guns are becoming obsolete. Despite the fact that they are old, many users prefer pump paintball guns for its reliable pump markers and its accuracy. Unlike many other guns, these guns don’t focus on firepower. Pump paintball gun lets you have an advantage with your opponents.

Electric:

Before electronic paintball guns used to be very expensive but not everyone can afford it. To fire this gun, you don’t have to pull a manual trigger, but it has an electronic gun’s trigger which clicks a laser beam or micro-switch.

A nine-volt battery is typically used in these guns. Basically, you will be firing the marker with an electronic solenoid. Only one trigger or click can create a high amount of fire, so be careful. These guns can do full auto, ramping and many other modes due to its connecting circuit boards that control every command there is. These guns can be further divided into three sub guns; pneumatic poppet valve, electric sear tripper, and spool valve.

Electric Guns

What’s so unique in electric sear trippers you may ask? Well for starters you can’t ignore its various firing options. It’s incredible feature; moving the sear catch using solenoid also can’t be overlooked. The best part about this is that its maintenance is straightforward. The known tripper markers are Tippmann A5 with E-Grip, Kingman Spyder Fenix, and the Empire Battle Tested BT-4.

Spool valve markers are known worldwide for its low maintenance. The best part about them is that you only need to move one bolt while operating it. Moreover while shooting it makes a very minimum sound. One cannot overlook its low, compact profile. The problem with them is that it’s not as efficient as other markers. The excellent spool valve markers are Empire Mini, GOG eNMEy, Empire Axe and Planet Eclipse Etha.

These electric guns are very approachable, delicate and have the latest technology. How does it control the marker, you may think? Well, they use LCD panels and computer chips.

Mechanical:

These guns are the most used guns in paintball. Basically, they function as semi-automatic; one shot per trigger. Even their maintenance is simple and straightforward. Let’s not forget its price. It’s super affordable.

When these guns are paired with the perfect add-ons, it makes the gun perfect especially for the point and shoots camera. Since these guns work on CO2 or Compressed Air, you can easily fill them up even at commercial fields. For some reason, if compressed air doesn’t get in your gun’s tank then use CO2 as it’s available everywhere.

Mechanical Guns

Many of you may know about ‘blowback design.’ It’s basically the same as the mechanical gun, just a change of names. How does it work? The sear catch is moved when someone pulls the trigger. This movement releases a strike in your gun. Basically, this strikes helps in opening the propel off the paintball. Pressure is created in the gun due to which space for the next paintball is made.

Some examples of these mechanic paintball guns are Tippmann guns, Kingman Spyder guns, and BT-4s or Valken SW-1s. The advantage of Stack tube designs is that they can compress more gas compared to other guns. You won’t need a lot of refills. Whereas Inline guns are not that effective compared to Stack tube, but it does have more variety when it comes to upgrading.

Ramping:

This is another type of gun used in paintball. It can shot up to fifteen shots in a second. Most people use this gun to protect themselves against other fully-automatic guns or semi-automatic guns. How does this gun protect you? Well, ramping guns can fire more shots and even target more people.

Ramping Paintball Guns

People use this gun for various reasons, but at majority times it is used by players in serious tournaments. Basically, there are three ramping modes; NXL Ramping, PSP Ramping or Millennium Ramping.

Pistols:

Much to your surprise people also use pistols in paintball. Moreover, it is used as a backup firearm. The only shortcoming of a pistol is that the range is very limiting and the ammunition used is low tech. So it’s better if you don’t consider it as your primary weapon.

Let’s Talk About The Barrels in Depth

Paintball Barrels

Barrels are really important in paintball it helps you to target your enemies accurately its increases the accuracy of your paintball market and can be handy in many gunfights. To get you more consistent with your marker, you must buy the best reliable barrel that must be matched with your paintball marker, but anything missed while choosing barrel can cause you bad accuracy. Paintball barrels use different types of technology through their manufacturing process.

Barrels directs the paintball and help you to control the release of gas pocket behind it. There are different bore sizes are made for many types of paintball guns. There are also many styles and lengths where you can choose the best barrel that fits to your gun.

Here are the three basic types of barrels where you can identify the one you need and is compatible with your marker:

One piece barrels: These barrels are made from a single piece of material and are less expensive.

Two piece barrels: These barrels consists of a front and back. The front usually has a bigger bore than the back. You can even change the back of this two piece barrel with any color or material you want.

Three piece barrels: These type of barrels generally have a single back, and front sections can also be interchanged. Sleeves or inserts with differing bores are also inserted into the back, and the front section is attached to keep the sleeve in place.

After many pieces of research, people have developed or discovered that your barrel should be at least six to eight inches long. This length ensures maximum efficiency. The difference between short and long is that short barrel can compress more gas as less air is needed to launch the paintball. For players who want to get into tighter areas prefer short barrels.

The disadvantage of the short barrel is that they generate loud noises which end up giving your location to the opponent’s team. However, the long barrels don’t make that much noise as they have a lot of porting in it. In addition to that, long barrels let you shot with covers too. How so, you may think? These guns have a little extra length which results in entering the air bunker more. Hence the coverage.

The only problem with ‘long barrel’ is that it’s not efficient when it comes to gas. If a player wants to aim for a sniper shot, then I recommend he/she uses those barrels whose length are eighteen to twenty-one inches. This length allows you to hide while you target your opponent and also provides perfect coverage. No more worry about exposing yourself, now!

In conclusion, the best and most wanted barrel length is fourteen inch. If a paintball gun has this specific, then it gives the perfect size of woodsball and speedball. However, many players prefer a sixteen inch provides you with the ideal coverage, and for violent players or an intense game, twenty inches are recommended.

Some Variety of Barrel Materials:

Paintball guns have many customization options, and the one from them is the material of your barrel you choose while buying.

Aluminum: This type of barrel is not much durable and can be bend easier while having a very lightweight and less in cost.

Ceramic: This type of barrel is very smooth and super lightweight. The main advantage of this type of barrel is the self-cleaning formula meaning if you paintball breaks in the barrel you just won’t have to squeeze it out and then clean it.

Stainless Steel: It is heavier as compared to other types of materials but gives you the best durability while it is entirely rustproof. It is more expensive as compared to aluminum barrels.

Titanium: This type of barrel did not last for long. It is costly but is super less in weight as compared to aluminum and stainless steel.

Carbon Fiber: It is the most popular type of barrel nowadays. The weight is also less, and it’s easier to clean. Its also the most innovative material nowadays and many paintball barrels are made from it.

Propellants:

CO2 vs. HPA

Compressed gases are required to use to push the paintball down the barrel, and there are some various types of propellants which you can use for your paintball marker.

CO2

It is the most popular used and common propellant that you can use for your weapon because it is less expensive.

While also having some pros it has some severe cons as well the most common one is when you store CO2 into your gun as we know its a cold liquid it can freeze your marker while fired which can cause you serious issues especially if you are using a high-end marker this thing can damage your gun.

HPA or Nitrogen

Nitrogen is another form of gas which you can use for your weapon, but it is very expensive as compared to CO2 because it is stored in the tanks at very high pressure (3,000-4,500 psi). Special equipment is used to fill the tank. The gas is considered the best option because it won’t freeze up your paintball gun because of the pressure consistency and temperature stability.

Paintball Gear

Paintball gear you need

To succeed in paintball, one needs to have the best gear ever while buying some best paintball guns. You can’t compromise on any gear or equipment that is required for this sports. Having a better gear set gives you an advantage over your opponent. What comes in this perfect gear, one may think?

Well, you need goggles, making gloves, lighter vests, helmets and obviously your GUN! Your gun is the main emission when it comes to paintball. Never forget that! Similar to traveling, going light is always the best option. You get to move more efficiently and wisely. If your suit or gear is bulky, your concentration will be divided make you lose focus on the ‘real’ game. Don’t select your equipment set on its looks. Always remember, looks can be very deceiving.

Your selection must depend on your professional level. Like if you are a beginner don’t go for a professional kit. Use a basic set instead as it will provide you with a better view of paintball. Whereas if you are an experienced player, you will know the best paintball guns range from all prices and designs. Contrary to popular belief, the lightness of the gun doesn’t just make the weapon good.

What To Look For Before Buying The Best Paintball Gun

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  • The marker is customizable or not?
  • The weight of the marker? (lightweight is best)
  • Does it fit with the other equipment?
  • Is it easy to maintain and clean?
  • Can you upgrade the barrels?
  • The paintball gun is electric or mechanical?
  • The gun has the warranty?
  • What are the reviews of this gun?
  • What are the problems people are facing with that particular marker?
  • Is it for me?

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All players, regardless of which side of the game or which level of the game they’re at, they definitely look for a solid marker. There’s nothing more frustrating than a paintball player than having his essentials to go down during the diversion.

Combining everything, there are a few things that all paintball players require, i.e., ease and simple, understandable designing. All paintballers appear to have the intrinsic need to change it to improve it, make it quicker, more exact, or just to LOOK cooler.

Here it is all you need to know about paintball and its equipment. I have tried everything related to it. At the end of the day, it all depends on you and on your preferences. Whether you like small barrel guns or long barrels, auto or semi-auto, electronic trigger or manual. Decide wisely by keeping in mind your desires and needs.

Goodluck and Happy Paintballing!

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