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Old 09-06-2017, 03:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Any Successes with Generic Ebay Paintballs?

Has anyone had any luck with the sort of no-name paintballs you can buy at 1.8 cents apiece or cheaper on eBay? What size barrel did the kind you bought fit? Did it shoot straight? I would imagine there would be a lot of bounces but it might be worth a bulk purchase if everything else about them are good. But maybe they all suck?

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Old 09-06-2017, 02:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What about Draxxus Triumph paint you can get at Dicks/Field and Stream usually for $30 a case? It's not that bad, for the price. I've got a case that I've had for close to two years now that I use for testing in the back yard.
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Old 09-07-2017, 11:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Do you have a link to this stuff?
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Old 09-07-2017, 11:45 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It's all the no-name "PEG" paintballs on Ebay, besides the ones labeled "field grade", a lot that are shiny

There's also so many no-name 2-color shell paintballs with white fill
An example is from eBay seller "givnitaway" (a little more expensive than I mentioned)
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They're all made overseas anyway so I thought there might be one seller among them that actually sells something good, maybe them without knowing it, something brittle and round that actually fits someone's gun barrel and shoots straight

It would take me hours to dig through eBay feedback to find if such a thing exists
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Do you have a link to this stuff?
This,
and equally important, what are you shooting it out of?

My general advice has always been to buy as much of the best paint as you can afford. Having a surplus of rock hard, misshaped, disappointing paint never makes a day of paintball better.
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Whens the last time you had paint that wasn't hard and .675
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Whens the last time you had paint that wasn't hard and .675
Been shooting APX all summer.
It runs ~.673 but is extremely fragile.
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My Apx was that size. Shell was tough though.
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Didn't take me hours, more like a few minutes to find all the paintball related reviews from the linked seller. Noted it seems like most of these buyers probably don't know what a "good" quality paintball is. I filtered out the ones that were just happy with fast shipping.

Still, unless they are a stateside paintball manufacturer, I wouldnt buy paint online.

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