Hot Paintball How-Tos

How To: Maintain the Tippmann A-5 power tube and valve

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...

How To: Break down the trigger on a Tippmann 98

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,...

How To: Clean a Spyder Marker paintball gun

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 ...

How To: Clean a Tippmann 98 Custom paintball gun

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-...

How To: Choose accurate paintballs for your paintball marker

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).

How To: Change a high pressure tank to low pressure

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.

How To: Polish the guts of a paintball gun with a brillo pad

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...

How To: Make a silencer for a paintball gun

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.

How To: Disassemble and clean the Tippmann A-5 Flatline barrel

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...

How To: Maintain a paintball gun's Dye Hyper 2 Regulator

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.

How To: Set up a trigger for semi auto play in paintball

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.

How To: Make a homemade paintball caddy

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...

How To: Take apart and oil a paintball marker

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 ...

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