View Full Version : chopping paint

01-08-2008, 10:36 AM
does anybody else's gun chop paint when they play in the cold weather?

spray and pray
01-08-2008, 11:21 AM
yes. What paint are you using? Use polar ice and you will get no chops, when you hit people they might not break all of the time though.

01-08-2008, 11:45 AM
is that a type of paintball for cold weather?

spray and pray
01-08-2008, 12:34 PM
yes, it is winter formula.

01-08-2008, 01:07 PM
Are they chops or barrel breaks? Chops shouldn't happen unless your eyes are dirty. Barrel breaks are common in cold weather no matter what paint you use.

01-08-2008, 06:44 PM
interrreessstingg but yes i just cleaned the eyes and they were COVERED in paint from all the breaks. and im not sure how to tell the difference between barrel breaks and chops

01-08-2008, 07:01 PM
im not sure how to tell the difference between barrel breaks and chops
well in a barrel break most of the paint will be in your barrel and very little in your breach, in a chop youll have it in you breach, probably even behind your bolt, if your still not sure, take your barrel off and shoot a couplke of paintballs and if you dont break any, your breaking in your barrel

01-08-2008, 07:06 PM
okay yes i remember doing that and i'm pretty sure they're barrel breaks, meaning too big of paintballs or what?

01-09-2008, 04:10 AM
that or your barrel is dirt, the only way you should have too big of balls is if they are swolen, the stock barrel is bored at .693, i think
also make sure your barrel is on tightly, if its loose it may be hitting the edge of your barrel and breaking

01-09-2008, 11:02 AM
yeah im pretty sure its the barrel not being on all the way because i havent really shaved the wings off yet. i have a smart parts all american so that shouldnt be a problem. i plan to do some surgery on my gun to remove the shrouds tonight actually

01-09-2008, 12:43 PM
why do you want to cut off the shrouds then, my freak fits on perfectly with the shrouds, they give it an edge too,

01-09-2008, 03:20 PM
i just told you. my barrel doesnt fit with them on