This list includes only the best brands of paintball equipment, including bags, vests and facemasks.
1) Stargoods Skeleton AirSoft Mask | 2) Seamless Skull Face Mask | 3) JIUSY General Tactical Gloves | 4) OutdoorMaster Full Face Airsoft Mask | 5) Planet Eclipse Paintball Gear Bags | 6) Modern Warrior Junior Tactical Vest | 7) Maddog Padded Paintbal Chest Protector | 8) Tippmann TMC MAGFED Paintball Gun Package | 9) Empire Paintball BT Chest Protector | 10) GZ XINXING Black Tactical Paintball Vest | 11) MetalTac Airsoft Tactical Vest | 12) Half Face Lower Mask | 13) Maddog Sports Combo Package | 14) EliteTek Padded Compression Shirt |
We’ve put together the definitive paintball buyer’s guide for everyone looking for cheap paintball supplies, how to buy paintball gear and more…
One of the most important steps to improving as a paintball player is buying your own paintball gun and your own paintball gear. Paintball guns are like snowflakes… each one is unique, special, with its own ‘personality’.
One paintball gun might fire slightly to the left, another might have a more resistant trigger, a weightier feel, a special something that makes it different to all the other paintball markers out there. This makes it hard to improve as a player when you are using a different rental marker each time.
In order to become a more accurate paintball marksman, you’re going to have to invest in your own paintball marker and dedicate some time to learning how to use it.
Why Buy a Paintball Gun?
The most important question to ask yourself is “why am I buying a paintball gun?” There are so many different types of paintball markers out there… and the right paintball marker for you will depend on how you plan to use it.
If you’ve never played paintball before and would like to start a new hobby, stop. A rental paintball marker will be just fine for your needs. Playing paintball at one of our premier paintball venues is cheap, just £11.99 for a full day, so unless you plan to play more than once a month for the next couple of years, buying your own paintball gear won’t be cost-effective.
Where to Buy Paintballs?
Most people want to buy the cheapest paintballs that they can get their hands on… and that might be just fine if you are messing around with your mates. Buying in bulk is undoubtedly the best way to buy cheap paint, so simply look to buy paintballs by the thousands and split the costs amongst your friends.
If you want to improve as a player though, you’ll have to spend a little bit more. This is because cheap paintballs are often dimpled or warped, which means that they don’t fly straight.
You won’t be able to improve your accuracy if you don’t know where your paintball might end up when you pull the trigger. A high-quality paintball will be perfectly round, have no visible line between the two halves of the shell and won’t be too brittle. Different paintballs may get different results with different markers, so experiment with a number of paintball brands and see what works best for you.
Where to Buy a Paintball Mask?
Without a doubt, the most important piece of kit you own is your paintball mask. You cannot play paintball without a mask and you should not use a paintball mask that is broken or damaged in any way. Players tend to overspend on their paintball gun and underspend on their mask. A mistake, but one that is somewhat understandable.
Your paintball mask must protect your eyes. To make sure that it does, buy one that has been certified. A certificate means that it can withstand the impact of a paintball, keeping you safe from harm. You cannot use anything which has not been certified on any reputable paintball field, no matter how cool it looks.