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You can fix this by cleaning out the chamber and making sure that all the internals are properly lubricated. Paintball guns may also fail to recock when there is inadequate pressure on the hammer. You can increase the tension on the hammer.
and in general the problem is it`s too tight or too loose. so it`s a standard flat screwdriver almost guns and generally you`ll find this valve. just needs to be hand tight literally.
Pulling the trigger releases the regulator allowing the air chamber to be filled with CO2. The CO2 then floods the air chamber at such a high rate of speed that it forces the piston behind the paintball forward.
Paintball markers use compressed gas, such as carbon dioxide (CO2) or compressed air (HPA), to propel dye-filled gel capsules called paintballs through the barrel and quickly strike a target.
Sooty or brownish-yellow stains around the leaking appliance. Stale, stuffy, or smelly air, like the smell of something burning or overheating. Soot, smoke, fumes, or back-draft in the house from a chimney, fireplace, or other fuel burning equipment. The lack of an upward draft in chimney flue.
Simply unscrew the barrel and run your squeegee or paintball barrel swab through the interior, pulling it through. You`ll want to take several passes and use some sort of cleaner – even water works well for this. One of the most important steps is to make sure that you let the barrel dry thoroughly when you`re done.
Clean After Every Use

Clean the marker thoroughly after every use, but make sure to remove your Co2 or HPA tank first. Wipe down the outside of your gun after gameplay to remove all paint. Don`t use soap, chemical cleansers or wash cloths that are too abrasive.

Paintballs are made from oil-based paint, which breaks up easily when in contact with hydrogen peroxide. Dab a cloth or a few cotton balls in the peroxide and rub over the paintball stain until all the paint has been removed. Rinse again with the garden hose to remove any excess paint or peroxide residue.
Once you`ve held the marker in position, it`s time to take your aim. Point to note: you`ll need to keep both your eyes open to aim and shoot a paintball gun successfully. Keep your eyes on the target while aiming through the barrel.
If a paintball hits you and BREAKS, you are out of the game. All hits count, including gun hits. If a paintball hits you and bounces off, you are a clean player, play on. If you called “OUT”, then realized the paintball bounced, you are still out.
While CO2 tanks use a liquid that turns into gas, paintball guns use tanks filled with pressurized air.
The federal government does not consider paintball guns as firearms because according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), firearms are defined as weapons that fire a bullet with an explosive reaction.
Dry firing PCP or CO2 air rifles will usually be completely safe, as there isn`t a piston to worry about. You`re simply releasing a short spurt of air/CO2 to force the pellet up the barrel.
HOW LONG DOES THE CO2 CARTRIDGE LAST? ​Once penetrated on the first trigger pull, the CO2 cartridge will last 24 hours or 21 shots.
The most effective way to test for CO2 is to bubble the gas through “ lime water”, a diluted solution of calcium hydroxide. When we bubble carbon dioxide through the solution, it forms a solid precipitate of calcium carbonate- chalk or limestone.
When CO2 levels in the bloodstream are too high, it can lead to various symptoms, ranging from mild to potentially life threatening. Mild symptoms may include headaches, dizziness, and fatigue. In more severe cases, you may experience difficulty breathing, irregular heartbeat, seizures, or respiratory failure.
Hearing a Hissing Noise From CO2 Tank:

Start with the little o-rings that are on the keg posts. If it is dry or cracked, it will cause the problem you are describing. Very easy and cheap to replace. It`s usually wise to keep a few extra o-rings on hand for this reason.

CO2 Cylinder

For a 40gallon aquarium tank, a 5lb cylinder lasts for around 3-4 months at a good injection rate.

While playing in the rain, it is also important to protect your paintballs and equipment. Paintballs can turn squishy with just a single drop of water and water can ruin the interworking of a marker.
As a general rule, it`s a good idea to clean your gun after every trip to the shooting range. Defensive firearms that don`t get used very frequently should also be cleaned on occasion. Try to give them a deep clean and inspection about once a month.
If your firearm is directly exposed to damaging elements such as salt, dirt, water, it`s essential to clean it right away. Instead of guessing whether your specific gun material will fare well against different conditions, it`s easier to clean your firearm!
Make sure there are no broken paintballs in the gun hopper that feeds them into the barrel. If there are any broken balls, they will clog up in the barrel causing your gun to jam when you pull the trigger. You can use a soft cloth to clean the inside of your hopper.
The components inside a paintball are “osmotically active,” which means that they can pull free water into the intestinal tract. This can result in severe salt and electrolyte imbalances; untreated, this can be fatal.

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Spyder sonix pro paint ball gun shoots but when i shoot fast the paintballs break why and how do i fix it
ANSWER : You can read the reviews here, it may help you figure out the issue:http://www.pbreview.com/products/reviews/4233/

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My paintball wont stop shooting but it has nothing to do with the co2 tank help?
ANSWER : The first answer is semi-correct. The striker has an oring on it that creates a seal. This seal makes enough pressure for the blowback from the valve push the striker back to reset. Tippmann may send you a replacement striker Oring, or they may not, but you can buy an oring kit easily and cheaply enough on amazon or eBay. If you carefully read the manual, you should be capable of taking the gun apart and fixing it yourself.

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I bought a new mossberg 590 a1 shot gun a month ago, I love the gun but its having a couple of problems, the first problem is that when shooting every once in a while i get sprayed in the face with exuast from shooting through the safety very scary! any ideas whats causing this? how to fix it? second is that some times the fireing pin sticks and the gun will not discharge a round? the third problem is that i have had feeding issues with gun where it will not realice a gound from the tube, ive taken a tip of a knife to the stuck round in the tube and it prys out with little effort, these problems dont happen every time i go shooting, just every once in a while, but they a happening more and more, im conserned cause the gun is brand new, and i wanna be safe while shooting, can you guys help me? any ideas/solutions? please help!!!!!!!
ANSWER : Personally, with that many problems, I’d call Mossberg and get a return authorization. None of these things should be happening, especially with a new gun.

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We have a bad smell in our Rockwood 8284ss 5th wheel. It is hard to describe because it is not coming from the stool. There is not much odor when flushed and is not very strong in bathroom. It seems to be strongest in the storage compartment under the front of the camper and also then in the bedroom area there and at the front end of the slide out inside. The closest I can come to describing the smell is to say it smells like a bunch of dirty diapers in a pile or wet clothes that have been standing. Maybe a little on the urine smell also. This has been noticeable for about the last week. As far as I can tell there is nothing wet sitting in any of those areas and we have had no leaks in the camper that we know of.
ANSWER : Sounds like your holding tank is leaking.

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My release valve lets out all the co2 when i put a new cartridge in?

whenever i put a co2 cartridge in the gun all the gas comes out of the back of the release valve, how do i fix this?

ANSWER : Clean it good oil it. make sure the air recevor not damage.

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My electronic paintball gun works, but the gun won’t shoot. i think the co2 doesn’t feed well because it doesn’t make a loud sound when i shoot. and i have a co2 meter that shows that the tank is full. what is the problem and how do i fix it?
ANSWER : I have a spyder vs1 the lights come on but it wont shoot i pull the trigger but nothing happens at all

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2011 ninja 1000 fuel pump not coming on
first cycle of the key, but injectors come on.

Engine killed when i hit a bump and let out clutch.
I restarted it and let out clutch and it killed again.
I parked the bike on the stand and let it sit for an hour, then i restarted it and the bike started up, when i gave it gas it backed fire.
Do you think it could be the fuel pump or relay? The shop thinks it could be the kick stand switch, but even acts up on neutral and the gas pump doesn’t come on first cycle of key when cold. Only injectors come on.

ANSWER : I would agree with the shop, as far as check the simply things first.while trouble shooting you want to start with the easy things, if you jump right into the pricey things and that is not it you have spent money and time and still have the problem. If you have a multimeter it will make this pretty easy. put your meter on the ohm setting and open and close the switch ( sidestand, clutch, ect.) if one of your safety swtich is not working right it will make your bike act up. start with that and if they are all working as they should please let me know and we can go deeper into it. I had a bike come into the shop that would cut out while riding, every bump every turn. I chased my tail because i didn’t start simple. i sent a lot of time and ended up paying for a fuel pump out of pocket because that wasn’t the problem. All the switches where working and nothing seemed right everything was working. after a few days while raising the bike on the left i notched the side stand moving a little with ever little bump on the way up. long story short the spring on the side stand had lost it’s ” spring” and won’t hold the side stand up right, every bump every turn the side stand moved a little letting the switch open and kill the bike .let me know what you find and if you need more help I’ll get and send you the wiring diagram and we can start work out the problem.M.Woodring

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