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Paintball hurts MUCH more than airsoft. The reason that Paintball hurts more than Airsoft is because the speed of the paintball is faster and the mass is also larger. Take an Airsoft BB and a paintball and look at the difference in size. Now, when you figure that Paintball markers have much greater speed than an Airsoft gun, you will find that Paintball will and should hurt more.

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Q: Doesn't airsoft sting more than paintball?
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Does getting shot with an paintball gun feel like an airsoft gun?

No getting shot by a paintball gun doesnt sting as much but will leave big bruises, it varys to what gun is being shot at you. Overall the paintball gun has more FPS so yes it does HURT more but doesn't sting as much


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Does getting hit with a paintball hurt more than airsoft gun?

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Does a airsoft gun hurt more than a paintball gun?

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Can you use a paintball mask for airsoft?

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