Paint Ball Guns – What You Need to Know

Paint Ball Guns
What You Need to Know

Paint Ball Guns - What You Need to Know


There are a wide variety of paint ball guns (also known as markers) on the market. The price ranges can vary a lot, as can the specs of the paint ball guns themselves. Prices can vary greatly, with some guns costing as little as $50, and others costing well above $350. Many major outdoor and sports retails like Dick’s Sporting Goods and Cabellas carry paint ball guns, as well as smaller specialty paint ball stores that can be found online. Some paintball fields also have pro shops where you can purchase everything you need to play the game.

Here are some of the most popular paint ball gun brands available on the market. These brands can all be found at major retails, as well as online:

  • Planet Eclipse
  • Tippman
  • Spyder Paintball
  • Empire
  • Dye

Different Paint Ball Gun Types include, consider trying each out before making a purchase so you know which style you like the most:

  • Electric
  • Pump
  • Semi-Automatic

You will want to make sure you have the following accessories as well, or make sure you purchase paint ball gun kids that include the following items:

  • Co2 Tanks
  • Hoppers
  • Barrels
  • Goggles
  • Pads and protectors

If you are new to paintball, it may be best to visit a field and rent from them first before making any big purchases. This gives you the chance to try out different guns and see what you like best. Make sure to check out warranties and if there are any certified repair centers for any paint ball guns you do decide to purchase. Some of the bigger brand names have warranty and service centers located at paintball fields or in paintball stores throughout the state.