What to do with a broken paintball gun

When you’re out playing hard with your paintball gun, accidents and other unplanned events can and most likely will happen. When these instances occur, often times they can leave your paintball gun either partially damaged or completely unusable all depending on the exact issue with your gun. When it comes to finding a solution for your broken paintball gun, there are several different methods and technique that you can try dependent upon what the exact problem is.

There are several different components and mechanical parts that paintball guns use to function, which is why it’s important for you to perform a complete inspection in order to accurately identify the issue with your broken paintball gun. Depending on what exactly is wrong with your paintball gun, you may be able to fix the issue without having to complete replace it.

You first need to identify the part on your paintball gun that is affected, this will tell you how severe of an issue the problem is and whether or not you will be able to simply repair the issue or buy a totally new paintball gun. One of the easiest repairs to make and one of the most common problems that paintball gun owners deal with is that of leaking from the front part of the gun.

If you experience leaking from the front part of your paintball gun, it’s likely due to a bad O-ring which is located on the front volumizer. To solve this issue, all you need to do is unscrew the volumizer and replace the existing O-ring on it with a new one. After you’ve replaced the O-ring, you also want to replace the volumizer on the gun to ensure maximum functionality and performance.

Another very common problem that people will experience with their paintball gun is that of air leaking down the barrel of the gun. When you notice this issue, the repair process can often times be a lot more difficult however there are some short-term fixes that you can try to solve the issue. To try the short-term fix, you will need to place a few drops of oil into the air source adapter on your gun than screw back in the tank.

This will allow you to see if the problem still persists however keep in mind that even if this fix does work, it will only provide a solution to your problem in a short-term sense. Another common issue most paintball gun owners face is that of their gun double firing. Double firing occurs when you engage the trigger on your gun once however it fires two rounds of ammunition.

This issue is often times caused by a low air tank and all you need to do is replace it with a full air tank to resolve the issue. These are just some of the most common issues that people face when dealing with a malfunctioning paintball gun. Before deciding on which repair method is best for you, always analyze the specific issue with your paintball gun.

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