Monthly Archives: March 2011

Play The Sniper Role!

Tactical paintball teams are often broken up into several different squads; the point man (or scout unit), infantry, back man (or rear players) and the sniper unit.  The sniper unit is perhaps the most quiet and pestering group; they have … Continue reading

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The Vertical Grip

Whether you’re a true blue Mil-Sim Soldier, a casual weekend warrior or a new rookie looking to up his game, the front grip is a great piece of equipment of you.  What makes the front grip an important part of … Continue reading

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CO2 Problems

Paintball guns are powered by CO2 or high pressure air tanks.  High pressure air tanks are generally preferred because they perform much better, however are more costly to buy.  Paintball CO2 tanks are significantly cheaper to purchase and therefore used … Continue reading

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The P99 Paintball Pistol

The  P99 is a .43 paintball pistol that’s nearly an exact replica of the Walther P99 firearm, popular with military, police and gun enthusiasts everywhere.  A top slide cocking mechanism and realistic blow back action are just a few of … Continue reading

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Speedball Strategy

Speedball is a one of the most popular ways to play paintball.  Also called Xball or competition/tournament style paintball; this is a fast paced game.  It’s played with 3 or 5 man teams and is often an elimination type strategy … Continue reading

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Sign On For the Infantry

After the point man or Scout Unit, the next line in on a tactical paintball squad is the Infantry.  By far the most numerable and overpowering, this is the part of the squad that does the bulk of the shooting.  These … Continue reading

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Save Phace Masks

If you want a unique paintball mask, consider one from a company called Save Phace.  This company produces excellent quality sports utility masks perfect for paintball.  Sleek design and complete protection; these masks are made of a hard, lightweight plastic.  … Continue reading

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The Point Man

The Point Man or Scout Unit on a tactical paintball squad is a fun position to play. Sometimes the Point Man is a single player but best if this unit consists of two operators; one carrying a pair of binoculars … Continue reading

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Baggy Is Best

If you’re just starting paintball, you may not have a brand name pair of paintball pants or a paintball jersey, but you should wear certain clothing to play.  Baggy or thick clothing is best when playing paintball to protect your … Continue reading

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Empty Paintball Shells – Unique Applications

Empty paintball shells are available to be filled with whatever substance you want to splat when shot out of your paintball gun.  Choose your filling and snap the shells closed to make your own custom ‘paintballs’!  Fill them with inert … Continue reading

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