Who is the inventor of paintballs?

Answer James Hale of Daisy Manufacturing invented the first paintball gun in 1970. It was primarily used as a marking tool by ranchers and farmers. Paintball became a sport in 1981 when Bob Gurnsey, Hayes... Read More »

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Do paintballs go bad?

Paintballs will generally stay good as long as they are in the sealed package they are bought in. Once the seal is broken, a paintball will start to go bad within 6 to 8 hours. When a paintball goe... Read More »

Are all paintballs biodegradable?

Paintballs are all made of entirely biodegradable materials, according to They are non-toxic and non-staining, as well. Paint residue will wash out in the laundry. Ingredients inc... Read More »

Are paintballs washable?

The paint inside paintball pellets, made from gelatin and food coloring, is both washable and biodegradable. Any paint left on clothes after a paintball game should be washed quickly to prevent the... Read More »

How old do you have to be to buy paintballs?

Most paintball equipment suppliers require buyers to be 18 years of age or older. However, while the paintball guns have specific regulations and state on the box that buyers must reach this age, t... Read More »