Paintball Digest: The Complete Guide to Games, Gear & Tactics

Front Cover
Krause Publications, Jun 9, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 240 pages
2 Reviews
All the Gear, All the Attitude, All the Time!

With about eight million annual participants, paintball could very well be the fastest growing outdoor activity or game in America and perhaps the world. Although a relatively young game - it was started in the 1980s - there are now players and playing fields in all 50 states, Canada and several dozen foreign countries. If you play the game of paintball, you'll love Paintball Digest, the most comprehensive guide to the game and everything surrounding it, including:

  • Tips on recreational, tournament and professional play
  • Game strategies
  • What to shoot
  • What to wear
  • What accessories to buy
  • Product reviews and comparisons
  • Manufactures directory
  • Internet Directory
  • Where to play
  • Safety and first aid tips
  • And must more!
Whether you're a beginner or paintball veteran, you'll want your very own copy of what is sure to become the "bible of Paintball"!
 

What people are saying - Write a review

Great beginners book

User Review  - Overstock.com

This is a great book to learn all about the new and hot action sport paintball. Contains lots of information that many new players may be wondering about. Recommeneded if your new to paintball and want to get more serious about it or just want to learn about the sport. Read full review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

I must say that this really worked and I am proud to testify also. I saw a post on how a lady got her husband back and I decided to try this prophet that helped her because my relationship was crashing. this prophet helped me and my relationship is now perfect just as he promised my husband now treats me like a queen even when he had told me before he doesn't love me anymore. well, I can not say much but if you are passing through difficulties in your relationship try him here is his email oselovespelltemple@gmail.com, Of a truth he really helps again his email his oselovespelltemple@gmail.com. 

Contents

Playing Games and Playing Paintball
7
In the Beginning
13
Recreational Play
23
Teamwork
25
Ten Tips for Beginners
26
Women in Paintball
29
Games Large and Games Small
35
OpenField Games
36
Marker Upgrades and Accessories for Speed Accuracy and Comfort
133
Barrel Plugs and Covers
140
Collapsible Stock
142
Padded Carrier
143
Barrels
147
Barrel Buying
152
Meet the Manufacturers
153
Air Power
159

AttackandDefend Games
40
The Paintball Sniper
41
Role Playing and Scenario Games
47
Playing the Games
49
RolePlaying
54
Tournament Paintball
67
Do You Have What It Takes?
68
THE NPPL AND PSP
69
The APL Tournament Series
74
Collegiate Paintball NCPA
76
The National X Ball League NXL abd X Ball
79
X Ball Game Format
80
Paintball Summer Camp
87
All About Playing Rules and References
91
Buy the Best Gear and Get the Biggest Bang For Your Buck
95
Your Loader
98
Your Harness System
99
Barrels
100
Paint
102
Paintball Markers
105
Closed Bolt vs Open Bolt
106
Pumps and Automatics
108
Air Power
109
Troubleshooting
110
Lubricating Your Marker
111
High Pressure vs Low Pressure
160
How to Repair Tank Leaks
162
Hydrostatic Testing
167
Paint
169
Size Matters
171
Strong Paintballs
173
Getting Paint Out of Your Clothes
174
Ball Hauling
179
Hoppers and Loaders
180
Carry Extra Ammo
183
What to Wear
189
Masks Goggles and Lenses
191
Gloves
194
Protect Your Gear
195
Clothes
197
Cool Stuff for Hot Shots
199
Stuff for the Field
203
Grenades
204
Mines
205
Other Stuff
206
Glossary of Paintball Terms
210
Paintball Internet Directory
218
Paintball Manufacturer Listing
220
Where to Play Every State and Around the World
224
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information