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Get to Know More about Paintballs

By Julia Roger Subscribe to RSS | January 30th 2012 | Views:
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Paintball is a type of sport in which players compete with each other by making teams or individually. The basic aim in this game is to eliminate opponents by tagging them with capsules containing water soluble dye and gelatin shell outside. These outer shells are called paintballs and are propelled from a device called paintball marker or paintball gun. The game is quite popular internationally containing teams and players. paintballsPaintballs are quite popular in para-military and security organizations as well as military training. The game also requires the players to wear masks to protect them from the balls. This game has a large numberset of rules which vary from game to game, and are specified just at the beginning of the game.

Now let us go into little details about the structure of the paintballspaintballs. A paintball is a thin-skinned gelatin capsule with a colored paint inside. If you have seen a large vitamin capsulecapsule, you can understand the structure of the paintballs. These balls are non-toxic, biodegradable, water soluble and are easily washable with just water. At the first sightsight, these look like sponge soaked balls. Inside these balls are found polyethylene glycol and propylene glycol. Both these compounds are non toxic and water soluble which can assure you of not getting stains on your clothes after getting tagged. Another ingredient to be found is the color dye and finally wax which causes thickening of the mixture. The game is considered to be safer than any other outdoor sport. Initially these devices were used to mark the trees which needed to be cut down, but now it has turned down into a favorite sport. These balls are also available in dual colors following the same procedure which is used for a single color. Whatever be the effort behind the making of a ball, it will remain the favorite sport of millions.

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