Yeah you can. The reason you don’t normally is because the rate that you fire is lower than the rate that the hopper would feed the balls into the marker.
Can you use an electric hopper on a mechanical paintball gun?
If you have some type of pump or mechanical paintball gun, it’s pretty simple — all you need is a gravity hopper that is large enough to hold the paint you need for a game. … If you have a pump paintball gun, don’t go out and buy an electronic hopper that can load at rates of 50 balls per second.
How does an electric paintball hopper work?
A gravity-fed paintball hopper is precisely what it sounds like: a basic paintball hopper attached to the feed neck of a paintball gun that feeds paintballs into it by allowing them to drop into the gun’s breech simply by gravity. They work just fine but only feed so fast: ten to twelve paintballs per second at most.
How many paintballs do I need?
How many paintballs will I need? For an adult squad, we would say that the minimum amount of paintballs you would need for a day of action would be around 100 paintballs a game. This will allow you to get stuck in! For juniors/teenagers, 50 Paintballs per game would be the minimum needed.
Can you shoot a paintball gun without CO2?
You cannot shoot a paintball without CO2 or compressed air. Whether the marker used is mechanically or electro-pneumatically operated, it will use propellant to propel the paintball out of the barrel.
How accurate are paintball guns?
Paintball guns are inaccurate due to how the paintballs, barrels, and air source interact with the laws of physics. Because paintballs are not consistent in size and shape, paintball guns cannot fire accurately.
How long will 100 paintballs last?
» How long does 100 paintballs last? Anywhere from 10 minutes to 3 hours…. Some players are trigger happy and blast through their paintballs and other players are conservative and make every shot count. On average approx 95% of players buy extra paintballs.