1. DYE ASSAULT MATRIX (DAM)
With an interchangeable magazine-fed and loader-fed system, the Dye Assault Matrix (DAM) magfed paintball gun provides versatile action for tactical players.
The gun seamlessly switches between firing modes (including semi-automatic, high-round burst, and full-auto) and gives users confidence in its durable build materials.
Dye’s quick-release bolt system ensures reliable usage, while the standard Picatinny rail system allows easy accessorizing. The DAM’s solid craftsmanship comes in at just over 4.7 pounds and makes this gun an excellent option for intense matches.
- High-end design. The DAM is a high-end magfed paintball gun with careful craftsmanship, making it built to last even the most brutal play.
- Versatile features. With an interchangeable mag-fed and loader-fed system, this gun easily meets a wide variety of needs.
- Easy accessorizing. With a standard Picatinny rail system, the DAM is perfect for accessories and customization, making it a good option for more advanced players.
- Expensive. Coming in at over $1,500, the DAM is a premium gun at a very premium price point.
- Heavy design. At nearly 5 pounds, this gun is a heavy partner for active players.
- Specialized parts. With particularly small screws on the hopper feedneck, the DAM may be difficult to adjust or customize without additional tool purchases.
2. THE TIPPMANN TCR
The Tippman Tactical Compact Rifles (TCR) is a magfed .68 caliber semi-automatic paintball gun that’s built for customization. With four Picatinny rails, the Tippman TCR is ready for upgrades.
The gun features an 11” barrel, folding sights, and an extending stock for maximum comfort. Users can easily switch from a mag-fed to a hopper-fed system, and the gun’s folding verticle front grip allows for easy storage and sleek transportation.
- Low price. This gun can be found for less than $400, making it a solid option for smaller budgets.
- Upgradable. Designed to be customized, the Tippman TCR is excellent for upgrades.
- Easy to store. With folding grips and a relatively compact design, this gun is a great choice for small spaces or long games that require a large stack of tools.
- Complicated disassembly. While this magfed paintball gun is meant to be customized, the disassembly process can be confusing, especially for entry-level users or people unfamiliar with the customization process.
- FPS inconsistency. The Tippman TCR suffers from an inconsistent FPS ranking, making it less reliable for competitive players.
3. FIRST STRIKE T15 PAINTBALL GUN
Designed to give users a true to life AR experience, the T15 from First Strike is perfect for authentic paintball action. The gun is ready for .68 caliber paintballs and comes with 19/20 round First Strike magazines.
Users enjoy a continuous feed design, letting them fire 20 rounds with a single trigger pull. The gun also features an in-stock 13/3000 psi air tank for maximum AR realism.
- Realistic design. With a built-in air tank, the T15 is a 1-to-1 AR rifle platform.
- Solid build. First Strike’s aluminum building materials make this gun a durable option for intense paintball games.
- Accurate. The T15 is regularly praised for being an accurate weapon, making it a great choice for competitive games and players.
- Solid mid-range price. At about $550, the T15 offers attractive features for a fair price.
- Leaky air tank. Some users have faced leaking air tanks.
- Clunky design. Because of First Strike’s commitment to realism, the T15 can be a frustratingly designed option if you need a sleeker weapon.
- Paintball eater. Some users mention the gun destroying paintballs before they’re shot, while others mention the gun’s standard magazine having similar issues.
4. VALKEN M17 MAGFED PAINTBALL MARKER
The M17 offers players an internally regulated mechanical blow forward system and a polymer composite build with metal components. With simple disassembly, this gun is an excellent option if you’re looking for easy maintenance.
It’s also very lightweight considering the body’s steel elements, coming in at just 5 pounds. The gun comes with a magazine, and its barrel can be easily swapped for a more accurate option.
- Easy maintenance. With simple disassembly, this gun is perfect for users who want an easy gun care plan.
- Low price. The M17’s features and build quality make its $300 average price point well worth the money.
- No batteries required. Unlike some magfed paintball guns, this option doesn’t require any batteries.
- Needs regular repairs. The M17 needs repairs and cleaning more often than other magfed paintball guns.
- Low-quality magazine. The M17’s standard magazine is lower quality than other options, meaning you will probably have to spend more on a replacement.
5. TIPPMAN STORMER ELITE .68 CALIBER DUAL FED PAINTBALL MARKER
Another great option from Tippman, the Stormer Elite .68 caliber dual fed is a magfed paintball gun for players who care about aesthetics.
The military-inspired design provides the perfect balance of function and looks, giving users a durable build that can withstand even the roughest games.
The gun also offers a traditional hopper-fed system along with its magazine-fed option. Users can customize to their heart’s content thanks to Tippman’s versatile attachment design.
- Great for everyone. While pros and cons will be different for each user, the Stormer Elite is a great option for new and experienced paintballers alike.
- Very accurate. Users regularly praise this gun for its accuracy.
- Rugged design. With military strength in mind, the Stormer Elite is a durable gun that will last through tough environments and active plays.
- Spring issues. Some users complain about spring reload issues.
- Basic design. The Stormer Elite may be too basic for more advanced players, especially those looking for a more customized paintball experience.
6. THE T4E HK416 RIFLE
This gun may not have a catchy name, but don’t let that fool you. The T4E is designed to be a remarkably accurate replica of real firearms. With a wide variety of rail attachment points and a metal design, this gun is made to last.
The gun also allows shots of up to 330 FPS, making it a slightly higher ranking option than the average paintball gun and perfect for more advanced players. With an adjustable rear sight, the T4E is ready to fit your specific needs.
- Extreme realism. If you want a magfed paintball gun that realistically replicates real firearms, this is the gun for you.
- Solid build. With a metal body and internals, the T4E is a good option for rough play.
- Higher FPS. The gun’s 330 FPS is faster better than most, making it a solid pick for users in more advanced areas.
- Hard to repaint. The T4E’s design makes it difficult to repaint and customize.
- Not for everyone. With a design focused on realism, the T4E may be too limited in function for more adventurous players.
7. SPYDER MR6 PAINTBALL GUN
Perfect for entry-level users, the Spyder MR6 provides a dual-feed system and a realistic design. With an adjustable CAR-style stock, the gun gives users a simple start in the world of customization.
The MR6 also features a unique feed-change system, allowing users to switch between hopper and mag-feed by simply twisting the gun’s barrel, a perfect design for fast-paced games.
- Low price. At under $200, the MR6 is a cheap option with solid features.
- Simple use. The MR6 is great for entry-level users thanks to its straightforward design.
- Reliability issues. Though it’s a good entry-level shooter, this gun can be unreliable at times due to its roughly designed bolt system
- Basic features. Advanced players will find the MR6 too simple for their needs.
8. THE FIRST STRIKE TIBERIUS ARMS T9.1 MARKER
Thanks to First Strike’s design, this gun is ready to go right out of the box. The Tiberius Arms T9.1 features flip-up sights, shaped projectile support, a one-piece aluminum receiver, and an integrated On/Off ASA, allowing you to directly attach a tank.
The T9.1’s multi-position stock convenient grips ensure controlled aim, and the gun’s durable design is an attractive feature for action-packed games.
- Very accurate. This gun is highly accurate, making it a good choice for competitive players.
- Dual feed system. With two feeding options, the T9.1 is a versatile gun.
- Cheaper than other guns. Though not the cheapest on this list, First Strike’s gun is more affordable compared to similar guns.
- Shaped projectile support. Unlike a lot of options, this gun supports shaped projectiles as well as traditional rounds.
- More expensive than other guns. Yes, this gun is cheaper compared to other guns with shaped projectile support. But if you don’t need that feature, the price may not be worth it.
- Requires higher-quality rounds. Beginners who use weaker rounds may experience trouble with this gun. It’s recommended that users only load paintballs with tough shells.
- More expensive over time. Because of its need for higher quality rounds, this gun may end up being a more expensive purchase over time.
9. TIPPMAN TMC MAGFED PAINTBALL MARKER
For first-time mag-fed players, the TMC Magfed Marker from Tippman might be perfect. With an adjustable 250-325 FPS, the TMC is a versatile shooter that’s perfect for constantly changing environments.
The gun also features a semi-automatic design and an authentic firearm appearance.
- Great value. With effective features and high-quality design, this gun is an exceptionally good price.
- Very customizable. With a design ready for customization, this gun is ready to meet each user’s specific needs.
- Reliable. Thanks to Tippman’s attention to detail, the TMC is a reliably accurate gun.
- Smart design. With sharp edges and durable material, this gun is a good option for users who care about their gun’s look.
- Bad barrel. Some users mention this gun’s barrel being of poor quality.
- Low FPS out of the box. Users say the gun hits about 150 FPS when first opened, making upgrades necessary.
10. PLANET ECLIPSE EMEK MG100 (PAL ENABLED) PAINTBALL GUN
With a built-in mag-release lock, the MG100 from Emek is perfect for fast-paced games. The gun comes ready with toolless detent access, MOE rail compatibility, and a hoseless air transfer system.
With mag-fed and hopper-fed configurations, this gun is a versatile partner for any paintballer. Users also enjoy 135 PSI operating pressure and a battery-free setup.
- Ready for action. The gun’s mag-release lock makes it ready for action without the risk of accidentally dropping ammunition.
- Compatible with DYE DTM magazines. The MG100’s DYE DTM magazine compatibility makes it a versatile option.
- Expensive. Compared to similar guns, the MG100’s is an expensive choice.
- Limited mag support. Although this gun is compatible with the DYE DTM, other mag options are limited.
11. THE 468 EMERGENCY/DEFENDER PAINTBALL GUN
Designed to be highly realistic and durable, this gun features aircraft-grade aluminum receivers and a rear stock air system.
The 468 also boasts an authentic split-receiver design and a lok-bolt anti-chop system crafted by top firearms design professionals. With front and rear combat sights, the 468 is a gun made for advanced players who need advanced equipment.
- Excellent design. Hand crafted by top designers, this gun is one of the best-designed options on the paintball market.
- Durable build. With an all-metal build, the 468 Emergency/Defender is built to last.
- High ratings. This gun regularly receives praise from the paintball community.
- Expensive. At nearly $800, this gun may be too expensive for some.
- May require an adapter. Because of the gun’s design, a CO2 tank adapter may be required.
12. TACAMO BLIZZARD SNIPER PAINTBALL GUN
The Blizzard is a versatile gun that supports both traditional and shaped projectiles. With a simple design, the sniper gun is perfect for long-range shots or close combat.
It features Picatinny rails for quick accessory attachment and a wide range of magazine compatibility.
- Good price. With advanced features and a quality design, this good’s $500 average price point is respectable.
- Diverse magazine use. Compatible with DMAG and Helix, this gun is versatile and adaptable.
- Fewer features than other options. Other guns at a similar price point may have more advanced features.
- Too standardized. This gun’s all-in-one approach may be too standardized for some users.