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The hopper is the part that sits on top of the paintball gun, holding the paintballs and feeding them into the gun.

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What does a paintball hopper do for a paintball gun?

The paintball hopper for a paintball gun keeps the loaded paintballs ready for shooting. It also allowed one to reload their ammunition into the hopper so that one may start shooting again.


What does a paintball hopper do?

A paintball hopper provides the paintballs for the paintball gun. It enables the user to shoot paintballs on his or her opponents and mark them with paint.


How do you identify a paintball gun?

A paintball gun, unlike airsoft or real firearms will have a hopper on top, and will have a co2 tank sticking out of the back.


What is a paintball hopper?

the top of the gun where the paintballs are stored to be fired.


What do you call the connector that connects the hopper to the paintball gun?

The Feedneck.


What is the top thing in a paintball gun that holds the paintballs called?

Hopper or Loader


What gear do you need to go paintballing?

The very basics are: A paintball mask, paintballs, A paintball gun, an air tank, and a hopper.


What is a hopper and a tank from paintball?

A hopper is like a holder a hopper usually holds 180-200 paintballs, a hopper feeds paintballs down into the chamber of your gun were the bolt can force it out the barrel. I strongly recomend you invest some money in a good electronic hopper. A tank holds air which is like food for your paintball gun, it is used to operate all the parts in your gun, there are three types of air used in a paintball gun there is co2, which is not good for your gun because it might freeze your gun up and god forbid u might get frost bite but is rare, there is compressed air which is the best for your gun, then there is nitrogen which is better then co2 but worse then compressed air.


How do you reload a brass eagle paintball gun?

put more balls in the hopper.


Why wont your spyder aggressor paintball gun shoot?

Check all insides of gun, hopper and tank. Hope this helps


On a paintball gun what are eyes?

"Eyes" on a paintball gun are small lasers that detect weather or not a paintball has been dropped from the hopper into the chamber. If the laser is unbroken, then the gun will not fire, even when the trigger is pulled, as not to chop the ball in half, while in mid air by the bolt. If the laser is broken, the gun will fire.


What do you need to paintball?

a gun a co2 tank paint balls and a maskand a hopper


What hopper would fit on a smart parts shocker paintball gun?

The Querty feedneck is a universal feedneck so any hopper will fit the Feedneck.


How old must you be to purchase a paintball hopper?

In California have to be 18 years or older to purchase a gun but any one can buy a hopper because it is not considered a weapon


How many paint balls does a paintball gun hold?

Depends on the size of the hopper, but usually around 200.


What the best paintball gun?

Currently the best Paintball gun that you can purchase would be a DM9 it is made by Dye and is about 1600$ for the best one the reason it is because of its range accuracy speed and precision also the Dye Ultralite barrel helps this gun and a good nitrous tank also get a rotor hopper it is the best hopper and the Dye Ultralite Barrel is the best Barrel Hope this Helped!


How does a paint ball gun operate?

You fill your gun with paint in the hopper. the CO2 or nitrogen tank pushes out "air" and forces a paintball through the barrel and at your opponent.


How much does an electric paintball gun hopper cost?

There are cheap ones for around $20, and tournament grade ones for $150.


If you have a paintball gun that is semi auto only and you have a 15 bps hopper for the gun and i shoot like 3 or 4 balls will it jam it up?

No. it will keep up perfectly. you probably wont be able to out-shoot a 15 bps hopper on semi.


Can any hopper work on any paintball gun?

Though there is a standard hopper size, The Tippmann cyclone feed hoppers will only fit guns with cyclone feeds. otherwise yes.


Do you need a cartridge for a paintball gun?

It actually will depend on the paintball gun you have. Typical markers do not need a cartridge, but a hopper (the thing on the top of the gun to feed in paintballs). Markers like the Tippmann TPX and the Kingmann Chaser and Eraser definitely need cartridge to hold the paintballs sense they are pistols.


How do you take the feedneck off the tippman bravo one paintball gun?

press down on the front sight and turn the hopper downwards


How good is 25PBS paintball gun?

That is an above average rate of fire, requiring a $80+ hopper to feed. It would be considered higher end, but not the best.


Can you have a rocker trigger without an electronic hopper for a paintball gun?

Yes but you will only able able to shoot as fast as the hopper loads. If you try to shoot too fast you will either be shooting a blank or chop a ball in your marker.


How do you get the hopper in the paintball gun?

This all depends on the feedneck on the gun. That is, the circular part on top of the gun that connects the hopper to the marker. If it is clamping feedneck, simply release the clamp, push it down all the way and close the clamp appropriately. Others you may have to unscrew with an Alan key, and on the lower guns, just push it on their to the best of your ability. Though clamping feedneck is by far the best to have on a gun, due to the fact that it decreases the possibility of the hopper coming off.