Cleaning a Paintball Gun is the most important part of regular maintenance. After all, if your gun does not fire, you can’t play! There are many steps to take when cleaning a paintball marker. These procedures must be done in an orderly manner to avoid any mishaps.
If you have never cleaned a paintball gun before, it is strongly suggested that you get a more experienced player to show you how. The process of cleaning a paintball marker can be complicated and dangerous if not done properly.
In this article, we will provide you the information necessary to clean your paintball gun. The following will help you remove any dirt, grime and debris from your paintball marker. Please work safely, wear protective clothing and make sure you are not around any open flames or heat sources – which could cause injury or damage your gun(s).
The following are the tools you will need when cleaning your paintball marker. Make sure to use all the following tools professionally. It is necessary to take Safety Precautions before starting the cleaning process of your Paintball Marker.
- Paintball gun lubricant
- Paper towels or absorbent cloths
- Dust mask or respirator
- Paintball marker specific parts kit (new, unopened)
- Carburetor jet kit (optional)
- Small Allen Keys/Hex drivers
- Soft toothbrush or bristle brush
- Air compressor or Air tank and HPA wrench (depending on your compressed air setup) A pressure gauge