Are paintball guns silent?
Most paintball guns make a hissing sound, while very few of them produce a popping noise. The actual volume depends on the quality of the paintball gun, whether it’s electronic or mechanical, and a few other internal factors.
What are the risks of paintball?
The most serious injuries include eye injuries, ear injuries, and even death. Paintball’s most common minor injuries include cuts, welts, and bruising. Sprained and twisted ankles also occur, and there are reports of players suffering breathing difficulties after being shot in the throat.
Can a paintball cause concussion?
A paintball shot at someone’s ear at close range can lead to a concussion, a ruptured ear drum, tinnitus (ringing in the ear), cauliflower ear (permanent damage to ear cartilage leading to disfigurement of the outer ear), and even partial or permanent loss of hearing. Deaths caused by paintball.