First of all take one eight inch 'Ellen ' wrench and take off the back screw. Now you have to slide out the back plate. There is no need to take the front plate apart. You can clean it using some hot water.You can run hot water over it for a minute. You can also set it in a sink and then run hot water from the tap. You can see a scratch mark on the shaft. That is there to show you the vertical. Now insert in to the round so that this mark is in line with a little mark over it. If it is not al...
To keep a paintball gun in top shape, it's important to perform routine maintenance. An easy way to check for broken parts or things that need repair is by taking the gun apart. This video tutorial shows the process of disassembling and performing maintenance on an Angel A1 paintball gun.
This video will show you how to pack a great, light gear bag for paintballing.
This video shows how to clean a Tippmann 98 Custom paintball gun. Materials needed are Pliers, gun lubricant, paper towels, Tippmann 98 Custom and Appropriate sized Allen Wrenches.Step 1. Unscrew barrel, take off hopper connector and tae off bolt cap.Step 2. Next use the Allen wrench to take off Co2 connector and handle grip.Step 3. Then take out the 6 screws that hold the 2 sides of the gun together.Step 4. Take out the front and back bolt.Step 5. Spray lubricant on the places and on both O-...
In this how-to video, you will learn how to maintain a Tippman A-5 Power Tube and Valve. First, pull the valve out of the power tube. Grab the pin with a pair of pliers and give it a firm yank. Next, remove the o-ring and set it aside. Remove the other o-ring off the back. A washer, spring, and plunger will fall out. Remove the other o-ring and valve seat with the tool shown. Now, you can oil the o-rings back up and re-assemble the power tube and valve. Follow the above steps in the reverse o...
This is a instructional video on how to change a high pressure tank into a low pressure tank for paintball guns. Some markers were better with a low pressure tank, or perhaps the high pressure tank for the paintball gun is too intense. Always remember to take the pressure out of the tank before doing any repairs. Watch this video paintball tutorial and learn how to change a high pressure tank to low pressure.
Ever experienced uncontrolled after bursts during semi auto play? Most gun triggers have four adjustments: tension, pretravel, activation point, and post travel. The wrong setting could damage your paintball gun's board. This video shows different ways of setting up a paint ball gun's trigger for efficient play and better control.
Paintballing is a very popular sport. A paintball gun, actually called a paintball marker is demonstrated and talked about in this video by Michael Glatzer. The marker in the video is bright and flashy so that it does not look like a regular firearm. Michael will be able to use this in competition. The part on top of the marker is called the hopper. This is were the paintballs go. On the bottom of the rifle is the air source. Michael demonstrates shooting 10 bolts per second. To keep a paintb...
Here is a very in-depth description on how to make a silencer, but really a sound suppressor for your paintball gun. If you want to try to make a suppressor for a real firearm, the principles are basically the same. So, for ninja-like paintball action, watch this video tutorial to see how to make a silencer for a paintball gun, or sound suppressor, whichever you would like to call it.
Paintball gets messy. Keep your gun clean, and you'll have a better chance of staying clean yourself, because a clean gun means a more effective gun. This video will show you how to take your paintball gun apart, clean each piece, and put it back together.
There's a little trick to making sure you're getting the best paintballs for your paintball marker, and it takes hardly any work, except maybe hiding from the department store employees! The tip is to open the packaging and remove a couple paintballs. Then find a flat surface in the store and roll them to see if they're smooth or have dimples (which can cause inaccuracy in shooting).
This video will help you decide which paintball marker (or paintball gun) is right for you. The low-end electronic marker or the mechanical paintball gun. Mechanical guns are extremely loud, and semi-automatic, but effective. It uses a CO2 tank. Electronic markers have a higher rate of fire (super fast), and aren't very loud.
In this tutorial, we learn how to clean a Spyder marker paintball gun. Before you start, disconnect your air source and turn the gun off to a safe position. Now, remove the barrel and slide out the pin. Now, the marker should fall out on its own. Make sure not to lose any of the parts that come out with this. Pull out the string, bumper, and striker as well. Now, use paintball oil to clean all of the parts that you removed from your gun. Only use the paintball oil, because other oils contain ...
KRASHARPSHOOTER gives a detailed example on how to better improve performance from the Tippman paintball marker. Some of the advantages to following this method is that it allows the internals to cycle smoothly. He shows us, using a very simple method. The method that he follows in a step by step process in his video is start by taking a Brillo pad and dipping it into water. After that while soap is coming out keep rubbing the pad back and forth on the internal of the paintball marker. He sho...
This video shows the method to take apart a paintball marker and to oil it. You need a placemat which is optional, paintball marker oil and Q-Tip. Remove the quick-strip pin. Be careful while removing the pin. Hold the striker bolt plug to prevent it from flying off during this procedure. The next step involves taking out the bolt, the striker and the washer which will come along with the rest. Do not oil the delrin bolts under any circumstance. Oil the stock bolt. Always remember to oil the ...
Instructions on how to disassemble and reassemble on a Tipmann 980. He explains that you have a sear, sear spring, trigger, trigger spring, and five pins. They all come right out. The sear pin is supposed to be black. Take the pine, clean them up, dry them up, and put them back. Four of the pins go right along the top and the sear pin goes on the right of the other pins. The sear spring goes over the sear spring and is snapped in. You then place the trigger and trigger spring back on the gun,...
In this video, our author, KRASHARPSHOOTER, shows us how to install a TechT Lightning Rod. First we remove the screw on the underside, and turn it over and remove the four base screws. Now lift up on the piston housing and remove it. Then, remove the nut and the tension guide. Now you can remove your ratchet axle and rod. Now remove the pin that hoods the ratchet rod and axle together.
This tutorial shows you how to polish the internals of a Tippmann paintball marker using the sandpaper method. Using different grades of sandpaper, you can smooth out the overspray so that your bolt can cycle more smoothly.
This video demonstrates how one can makes a homemade paint ball caddy on the cheap. The presenter uses a gallon sized kitty litter bucket. The presenter only spends $8.00 on the kitty litter bucket at Costco and it will hold at least two bads of paint balls. The presenter demonstrates how he added another screw top lid to the kitty litter bucket. By simply cutting a circle the same size as an existing screw lid and then super gluing the lid inside the kitty litter bucket, you have a secure se...
Want to make your own paint for your paintball grenades? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to make fill for your paintball grenade. This recipe is sure to make you happy, so give it a try. It's washable and biodegradable too!
Get an edge on your paintball opponents. Learn how to become a better paintball player in this free paintball lesson from a paintball expert.
Protect yourself in paintball games. Learn how to select paintball gear in this free paintball lesson from an expert paintball player.
What should you expect from playing piantball at a commercial paintball field? Watch an overview of paintball fields in this free paintball video from a paintball expert.
Paintball requires skill, patience, teamwork and strategy. Learn basic paintball tactics in this free sports and recreation video series.
This instructional video shows you how to disassemble and clean up the Bob Long Marq paintball gun. It lists exactly what to lube and what not to lube, what to do incase the paint ball gun isn't working correctly, caution about over tightening certain parts, and what to look out for.
Check out this video on how to install the new rubber Exalt Tank covers onto the paintball carbon dioxide tank. All it requires is some soap and water to pull the cover of the CO2 tank.
Check out this video to learn the fundamentals of woodsball, a mission or scenario oriented type of paint ball. Positions are meticulously explained to help in deciding which player type best suits an individual.
This video shows how to be a more efficient sniper or back player in Woodsball, a scenario or mission oriented game of paintball. Counter sniper tactics are also explained for Woodsball enthusiasts.
This video shows you how to take apart, service, and reassemble a Dye Hyper 2 Regulator for paint ball guns. This requires lube, heavy duty rubber, a 5/16 wrench, a 3/16, and a 3/8. Make sure the adjustment nut is screwed all the way in when you reassemble your regulator. Get to a chrono, and back it out slowly to chrono your paint ball gun.
Check out this video that teaches how to walk the trigger for semi auto play in paintball. The first important thing to consider is the trigger design in order to perform this technique. The best semi auto trigger in paintball is one where the pivot is behind the trigger, not in front of it. The way a trigger is pulled is crucial as well. All it takes is practice and you'll pick it up in no time!
Check out this interesting video tutorial to see how to take apart a paintball torque loader. Basically, you're just going to tear the torque loader's shell apart to get inside. It's as easy as lifting and pushing the opposite sides of the paintball torque loader shell.
This video will show you how you can change and remove the feedneck on your Smart Parts Ion paintball gun.
This video will provide tips on maintaining your Smart Parts Ion paintball gun solenoid.
This video will provide a tutorial on how to remove the trigger magnet from your Smart Parts Ion paintball gun.
This video will provides tips on how you can perform maintenance on your Smart Parts Ion paintball gun regulator.
This video will explain to you how to disassemble a paintball gun of the brand and model Smart Parts Ion.
This video provides tips on choosing your paintball gun barrel length and bore size when paintballing.
This video will show you how to utilize proper paintball gun posture, as well as effective methods of sliding during paintball.
This video shows an effective method to modify your paintball gloves.
There are many choices for which lube to use in your paintball gun. Here are a few tips for choosing an effective paintball lube.