Brad’s Top Paintball Picks

Below is a list of the of the paintball products that I use or would use.

PAINTBALL GUNS

Planet Eclipse EMEK 100 Mechanical...
Planet Eclipse MG100 PAL Mechanical...
Planet Eclipse Etha2 PAL Paintball...
Empire Mini GS Paintball Gun - Dust...
Planet Eclipse GTEK 170R Paintball Gun...
The Emek is one of the hottest guns in paintball at under $250 and with the performance of a high-end marker its paintball most popular paintball gun.
By far the most exciting magazine fed paintball gun in the last 5 years is the Planet Eclipse EMF100. The EMG100 was renamed from MG100 in summer 2020.
The first electric gun in the bunch is the Etha 2 also from Planet Eclipse. The Etha 2 can be looked at as the Electric version of the Emek.
The Mini GS is a workhorse, it's tried and tested and will hold up to any type of play. The Mini GS with 2 pc barrel is the latests is a line of great paintball guns.
Lastly we have the Gtek 170R. There are more expensive markers than the 170R but nothing has the performance at its price.
Planet Eclipse EMEK 100 Mechanical...
The Emek is one of the hottest guns in paintball at under $250 and with the performance of a high-end marker its paintball most popular paintball gun.
Planet Eclipse MG100 PAL Mechanical...
By far the most exciting magazine fed paintball gun in the last 5 years is the Planet Eclipse EMF100. The EMG100 was renamed from MG100 in summer 2020.
Planet Eclipse Etha2 PAL Paintball...
The first electric gun in the bunch is the Etha 2 also from Planet Eclipse. The Etha 2 can be looked at as the Electric version of the Emek.
Empire Mini GS Paintball Gun - Dust...
The Mini GS is a workhorse, it's tried and tested and will hold up to any type of play. The Mini GS with 2 pc barrel is the latests is a line of great paintball guns.
Planet Eclipse GTEK 170R Paintball Gun...
Lastly we have the Gtek 170R. There are more expensive markers than the 170R but nothing has the performance at its price.

PAINTBALL TANKS

PAINTBALL HOPPERS

Bunkerkings CTRL Electronic Paintball...
GOG Multi .50 & .68 Caliber Loader Black
Virtue Spire IV Electronic Paintball...
Dye LT-R Electronic Paintball Loader...
Dye Proto Primo Paintball Loader Hopper...
The Bunkerkings CTRL is the lightest high-end loader on the market, running on the Virtue Spire internals the CTRL is a workhourse.
The GoG 100rd hopper is my go to pick for pump hoppers. Its 100 round, feeds very consistently and it's affordable.
The Virtue Spire has been the king of loaders for the past 10 or so years and the Spire IV is just the latest is the line.
The Dye Rotor is one the best known paintball products, its an extremely durable, reliable and fast feeing hopper.
The Proto Primo is another great gravity feed hopper, its a bit larger the the GoG 100rd at 200 rds. but its built like a tank and its ready to rock.
Bunkerkings CTRL Electronic Paintball...
The Bunkerkings CTRL is the lightest high-end loader on the market, running on the Virtue Spire internals the CTRL is a workhourse.
GOG Multi .50 & .68 Caliber Loader Black
The GoG 100rd hopper is my go to pick for pump hoppers. Its 100 round, feeds very consistently and it's affordable.
Virtue Spire IV Electronic Paintball...
The Virtue Spire has been the king of loaders for the past 10 or so years and the Spire IV is just the latest is the line.
Dye LT-R Electronic Paintball Loader...
The Dye Rotor is one the best known paintball products, its an extremely durable, reliable and fast feeing hopper.
Dye Proto Primo Paintball Loader Hopper...
The Proto Primo is another great gravity feed hopper, its a bit larger the the GoG 100rd at 200 rds. but its built like a tank and its ready to rock.

PAINTBALL MASKS

Empire Helix Goggle Thermal Lens - Black...
Virtue VIO Ascend Thermal Paintball...
Bunkerkings CMD Paintball Goggle/Mask -...
Dye i5 Paintball Goggle (Onyx)
Empire Paintball E-Flex Goggle, Black
The Empire Helix is one of the best deals for a thermal paintball mask in the game. It uses the same high-quality lenses that the Empire E-Flex uses.
Virtue's VIO Ascend is a leader in quality and value. The Ascend uses Virtue's high quality lens and has quick change foam.
The CMD is Bunkerkings first paintball mask. To get the CMD off the ground Bunkerkings teamed up with Virtue. Teaming up with Virtue allowed Bunkerkings to use their stellar lenses.
The Dye I5 is the latest Dye Invision paintball goggle. The I5 features Dye's extremely comfortable GSR Pro Strap.
The Empire E-Flex is still one of the best masks in paintball. The E-Flex lacks so of the features of higher end masks, but its generally more breathable making it great for warmer weather.
Empire Helix Goggle Thermal Lens - Black...
The Empire Helix is one of the best deals for a thermal paintball mask in the game. It uses the same high-quality lenses that the Empire E-Flex uses.
Virtue VIO Ascend Thermal Paintball...
Virtue's VIO Ascend is a leader in quality and value. The Ascend uses Virtue's high quality lens and has quick change foam.
Bunkerkings CMD Paintball Goggle/Mask -...
The CMD is Bunkerkings first paintball mask. To get the CMD off the ground Bunkerkings teamed up with Virtue. Teaming up with Virtue allowed Bunkerkings to use their stellar lenses.
Dye i5 Paintball Goggle (Onyx)
The Dye I5 is the latest Dye Invision paintball goggle. The I5 features Dye's extremely comfortable GSR Pro Strap.
Empire Paintball E-Flex Goggle, Black
The Empire E-Flex is still one of the best masks in paintball. The E-Flex lacks so of the features of higher end masks, but its generally more breathable making it great for warmer weather.

MUST HAVE PAINTBALL THINGS

HK Army Reload Ball Hauler (Red)
Exalt Paintball Barrel Maid...
Exalt Paintball Pod Swab/Pod Cleaner...
Exalt Paintball Ball Size Gauge -...
Exalt Paintball HD Rubber Tech Mat -...
The Ball Hauler is a must for any paintball players. The Hauler makes loading pods easier and its also a great way to store leftover paintballs.
The Exalt Barrel Maid is the most popular barrel cleaner, it is the best way to clean broken paintball out of our barrel.
Just like the Barrel Maid the Exalt Pod swab is the best way to clean dirty pods. Washable and super druable.
Knowing your paintball sizes is the key to accuracy, and the Exalt Ball Gauge can help you get that perfect paintball to barrel match.
With built in o-ring size charts and catch trays the Exalt Rubber Tech Mat is the best place to fix a paintball gun.
HK Army Reload Ball Hauler (Red)
The Ball Hauler is a must for any paintball players. The Hauler makes loading pods easier and its also a great way to store leftover paintballs.
Exalt Paintball Barrel Maid...
The Exalt Barrel Maid is the most popular barrel cleaner, it is the best way to clean broken paintball out of our barrel.
Exalt Paintball Pod Swab/Pod Cleaner...
Just like the Barrel Maid the Exalt Pod swab is the best way to clean dirty pods. Washable and super druable.
Exalt Paintball Ball Size Gauge -...
Knowing your paintball sizes is the key to accuracy, and the Exalt Ball Gauge can help you get that perfect paintball to barrel match.
Exalt Paintball HD Rubber Tech Mat -...
With built in o-ring size charts and catch trays the Exalt Rubber Tech Mat is the best place to fix a paintball gun.
Ninja Paintball Tank Thread Protector w/...
Captain O-Ring Paintball Fill Nipple...
Exalt Paintball Goggle Case - All...
TEKTON Hex Key Wrench Set, 30-Piece...
Captain O-Ring Players Kit Large Color...
Keep those threads safe on any compressed air (HPA) or CO2 tank.
Getting dirt in your fill nipple can be the end of a working regulator, use a fill nippled cover to keep your fill nipple clean.
I love the Exalt cases and use my Exalt Google Case every time I got to the paintball field.
Paintball guns are pretty reliable now a-days but its always a good idea to have quality set of allens keys.
Even though paintball guns are getting more and more reliable, o-rings will still wear out and need to be replaced. Grab a Captain O-Ring kit and rebuild your paintball marker.
Ninja Paintball Tank Thread Protector w/...
Keep those threads safe on any compressed air (HPA) or CO2 tank.
Captain O-Ring Paintball Fill Nipple...
Getting dirt in your fill nipple can be the end of a working regulator, use a fill nippled cover to keep your fill nipple clean.
Exalt Paintball Goggle Case - All...
I love the Exalt cases and use my Exalt Google Case every time I got to the paintball field.
TEKTON Hex Key Wrench Set, 30-Piece...
Paintball guns are pretty reliable now a-days but its always a good idea to have quality set of allens keys.
Captain O-Ring Players Kit Large Color...
Even though paintball guns are getting more and more reliable, o-rings will still wear out and need to be replaced. Grab a Captain O-Ring kit and rebuild your paintball marker.