The first paintball gun to ever exist on this planet was the Nelspot 007. The funny thing was this marker wasn't made for the initial use of paintball, it was made for agricultural use. It wasn't until twelve players with Nelspot 007's discovered the wonder of "Paintball" and changed the world as we know it. At the time "Paintball" was known as "Survival," a game that was first written about in 1980 in get this... Sports Illustrated. But the first paintball gun to be used intended for the game of paintball was the NSG Splatmaster.
"paintball" is not a company, therefore is not publicly traded.
George A Skogg invented a soft gelatin capsule containing a washable marking fluid. He worked for the company Nelson Paint Company. According to the website Paintball Mountain, paintball evolved from the paint pellet. An idea and implementation by Charels Nelson, co-founder of the Nelson Paint Company on behalf of the forestry industry to mark hard to reach tress with paint. The first gun to be used in paintball was the Splatmaster invented by Robert G Shepherd who was working for the Nelson Paint Company http://www.paintballmountain.com/paintball-gun-info/history_of_paintball_guns.htm
Anywhere that is an official paintball pro-shop. Maybe certified by Tippmann or any paintball company.
Nelson Paint Company made the first patented paintball guns in 1974.
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No one has a patent on the "paintball gun" several companies have patents on their valves and other parts, but no one company can paten "paintball guns"
The Smart Parts company specialized in paintball services and products. The company hasn't been active in years, but it owns an active company called Gog Paintball.
Paintball guns were first designed to mark hard to reach trees for loggers. It was designed by Nelson Paint Company, and was used to service logging companies in the northeastern United States.
The first paintball gun was a pump gun. The year is unidentified.
Proto is a division of Dye, much like Chevrolet is a division of GM.