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Storing Paintballs In The Cold

Paintballs become very brittle in the cold.  This is apt to cause breakage in the carton, loaders, hopper, barrel, and of course, on the target.  While break- age on the target is preferred, anywhere else can be a mess.  So … Continue reading

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Cheap Paint; Chop, Chop, Chop

After you’ve played paintball for a while, you begin to notice what kind of paintballs work better for your paintball gun and what kinds are not as efficient. As a beginner starting out you can get by with buying the … Continue reading

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Advantages on a Paintball Team

There are many advantages of being on a Paintball team. It is much more thrilling to win a game as a Team than to play by yourself and most likely loose. Being part of a team can be an ideal opportunity … Continue reading

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Retreat If You Must; But Do It Correctly – Here’s How…

Sometimes a well planned retreat is as important as a well planned advance. Aggressively pushing your way deep into the enemies’ side of the field can occasionally get you pinned down, stuck or pushed back. Even though you may want … Continue reading

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Chilly Willy Paintball

If you’re simply out of your mind for paintball, you don’t have hang up your marker for the winter!  By just a few equipment modifications, you can continue to enjoy your favorite obsession in the colder temps.  Paintball CO2 tanks … Continue reading

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Use Water Based Paintballs

Paintball fields often want you to buy your paintballs from them to play at their facility.  This is so they can make money on them (they are a business and have to make money) but also so they can control … Continue reading

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Let’s Call It A Truce!

Veteran players sometimes feel compelled to show off their skill by hitting newbies with bonus balls.  Since new players tend to waste their paintballs by shooting an extravagant number of times, that leaves the more experienced players with “bonus balls.”  … Continue reading

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Store Your Paintballs Properly For Best Performance

Composed of glycerin and gelatin, a paintball shell is very dry, brittle and water-soluble.  This shell acts like a sponge in humid conditions, absorbing any water in the air.  Conversely, moisture is extracted from a paintball shell in cold, dry … Continue reading

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Buck Lure Scented Paintballs

Now you can use your paintball gun for hunting!  Of course you’re not going to be able to bag any big game with your Tippmann 98, but you can use your gun to help attract them.  Shoot Buck Lure Scented … 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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