Are paintball guns firearms?

Answer On One Hand: Paintball guns fire projectilesPaintball guns fire paintballs through the use of CO2 or compressed air. These projectiles are fired at a high velocity and can travel a good distance. ... Read More »

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Are BB guns firearms?

BB guns are not firearms. According to the Illinois State Police, a "firearm" is "designed to expel a projectile ... by the action of an explosion, expansion of gas..." Excluded from this definit... Read More »

Are paint ball guns firearms?

Paintball guns are typically used in recreation areas specifically meant for the purpose of playing paintball. Protective wear and face shields are worn because paintball guns can cause injury. Pai... Read More »

How far can paintball guns shoot?

Paintball guns are designed to fire at a maximum muzzle velocity of 300 feet per second. If held parallel with the ground and fired, a paintball will travel approximately 300 feet before gravity pu... Read More »

Can you use propane for paintball guns?

Some paintball guns are equipped to use propane as a power source instead of carbon dioxide. According to, the Tippmann C-3 with PEP, or Propane Enhanced Performance, is the fir... Read More »