Tactical Gear and Military Clothing News : American Tactical Apparel
Snow Paintball From changing the camo you wear to the type of tank you use, playing in the snow can be tricky business. First make the necessary adjustments so that your marker continues to function in a cold climate. Use a high pressure tank instead of CO2. Paintball CO2 tanks tend to freeze up when fast shooting - even in the summer; This is multiplied when the air is cold outside. High pressure tanks deliver constant air pressure, regardless of outdoor temperature, and will work more consistently in winter than CO2. Also, consider using the winter paintballs formula. Regular paintballs will freeze up in the cold and become harder to break, making them damaged and bouncing their target. Winter form color balls have a much lower freezing point and will remain liquid at very cold temperatures. These are only offered by some brands and cost a little more, but important for playing in the cold. If you play paintball in cold temperatures, winter formula paintballs will make or break your game. The clothes you wear will also be a little different for cold weather paintball. During normal season, most players wear stylish shirts, long-sleeved shirts and trousers in combination with some type of paintball protective equipment. This can include a paintball chest protector, body armor or tactical vest, elbow and / or knee protector and head restraint. The paintball mask is an important equipment, no matter what the weather is. An advantage of playing paintball in the snow is the outfit you would normally wear for extremely cold temperatures. Thick, heavy winter coats, long johns, gloves and even ski pants are excellent protection against obnoxious paintballs. Winter clothes all but replace almost paintball protective equipment (except the mask). The only problem with this type of clothing is that they are often heavy,.