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~ Paintball ~

Come join the NorCal crew for a little paintball action, because there's nothing like the run-and-gun fun of paintball... and shooting your friends in the face!


Never played before? no problem! Just bring the following:

Hats /Headwear
Paintballs travel between 260 and 280 feet per second, which is over 200 miles per hour. Which can make for head shoots rather uncomfortable.  Many people wear baseball hats, do rags, to protect the melon. Face mask will be provided.

Shirts
Rule of thumb for paintball is to have as little skin exposed as possible. So wearing a t-shirt should not be your first choice.  Many paintballers wear dark colored loose sweatshirts, hoodies with a long sleeve t-shirts. Also wearing loose clothes helps with hits to not break on target, meaning you will get eliminated less and shots wont sting as much.

Gloves
Hands are one of the most common things shot when playing paintball as you are exposing them frequently by shooting at your opponents. Hands have tender spots on them and paintball shots to the hand (especially at closer ranges) can be relatively sensitive.  Many people wear lite duty mechanics, gardening gloves, golf gloves, football gloves fingerless weight lifting gloves and or paintball specific gloves.

Pants
Paintball can expose your legs to a variety of elements depending on where you are playing i.e.; thorns, twigs, rocks and dirt that can cause you to scratch your legs and knees up a bit. Therefore shorts are not recommended.  Many players wear dark/ loose sweat pants, jeans, cargo pants, jump suits or paintball specific pants.

Shoes
This is one of the most important components, as ankle injuries from paintball are the most common.  Lots of people wear football or soccer cleats, army boots or hiking boots.  They should be shoes that you do not mind getting wet or dirty. 
There are certain types of shoes you should avoid when you play paintball.  For your safety and comfort you should not wear sandals or open toed shoes.

 

Since the things that you wear are prone to getting wet and dirty, you should consider bringing a full extra clean outfit for the ride home.


First time Paintballers checklist:
-Extra full clean outfit for the ride home
-Bring garbage bag to put all your dirty clothes in after you get done playing.
-Bring lots of drinking water
-Towels or rags to clean off equipment and old hits
- Hat or headwear of some sort
-Your will to survive!

 

Everything else will be supplied or available for purchase.

Check out their site for more info:
http://www.davispaintball.com

 

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  • Chandra

    Super fun thing to do!!!

    May 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    how hard is it for a newbie? Always wanted to try it

    May 1, 2013

    • Danny

      Not hard at all, and a lot of fun! Most of us will be newbies! :)

      May 2, 2013

  • Julio

    Can you bring your own gear and if so do you still have to pay the same fee for admission whether you get their package or not?

    May 1, 2013

    • Danny

      If you have your own gear, I believe it's only $5 to play. You can't bring your own paint though. Paint cost is $7 / 100

      May 2, 2013

    • Danny

      $20 / 500
      $35 / 1000

      May 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    May 1, 2013

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