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.
in the 1970's, for forest workers
The first gun made for Paintball was the Splatmaster invented by Robert G Shepherd. Then came the Nelspot 007.
I'm asuming you mean who invented the paintball gun, which would be: Robert G Shepherd
James Hale of Daisy Manufacturing, invented and patented the first paintball gun.
The purpose of a paintball gun is to fire paintball pellets, to mark opponents in the game of paintball.
A paintball marker is a paintball gun. It is just called a marker instead of a gun.
Yes. A paintball gun is not considered a firearm therefore a felon can purchase a paintball gun in Texas.
No, you may only have a paintball gun on property you own or at paintball parks.
The compressed air gun, which shot metal bb's was invented before the paint marking gun.
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
No. The state of Ohio did not invent the paintball gun.
No, do not expose your paintball gun to water.