CO2 vs compressed air

CO2 vs Compressed Air

One of the most commonly-asked questions in paintball (apart from “what is the best paintball marker?“) is “What is the difference between CO2 and compressed air tanks?” Or “Which is better – CO2 or compressed air?”. Both HPA and CO2 are sources of the pressure that pushes the paintball out of the barrel; however, there …

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How to use a paintball gun

How to Use a Paintball Gun

ContentsHolding the Paintball Gun ProperlyAiming the Paintball GunFiring the Paintball GunDealing with Any ProblemsFinal Thoughts Holding the Paintball Gun Properly The first thing you need to know about how to use a paintball gun is to hold it properly. While paintball guns are designed to be safe, you need to remember that they use a lot …

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How Does A Paintball Gun Work?

ContentsThe BasicsSpring Loaded Paintball GunElectronic Paintball GunGas Paintball GunsFinal Thoughts The Basics Paintball guns essentially work in the same way: the paintballs are expelled from the end of the barrel of a paintball gun using expanding gas in controlled bursts. Typically, the compressed gas is either compressed air or compressed carbon dioxide from a canister …

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How to Clean a Paintball Gun

ContentsWhat You Will NeedBefore You Start1. De-Gas2. Disassemble the Paintball Gun3. Clean the Barrel4. Clean the Body5. Clean the Frame6. Clean the Bolt and Hammer7. Lubricate the Parts8. Reassemble the GunOther Considerations What You Will Need User manual for your gun model Barrel swab Squeegee Warm water Q-tips or toothbrush Allen keys Manufacturer’s recommended lubricant …

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