On Friday I grabbed my gear, loaded my truck and drove 8 hours to Nighthawk Paintball outside of Spokane, WA for their annual Mortar Wars game. I ended up having a great time there, and will provide a more in depth review of the weekend in another post. I camped out Friday and Saturday night, and because I’m used to getting up at 5 am for work during the week, I found that sleeping in for me meant I was awake at 6am, with the event not starting until much later in the morning.
All year I’ve been fighting with my TiPX to get it to work properly – I kept venting CO2 out of the velocity adjustment screw and emptying a cartridge in seconds. I’ve [...]
In 2009 Tippmann unleashed the TPX pistol marker upon the world, and true to form it quickly rose to prominence and a player favorite. Though not the first paintball pistol to market, the TPX brought with it a few key differences: under barrel CO2 cartridge chamber, a weaver rail for accessories and a first party after market remote line adapter among other things. In addition, the TPX launched with Tippmanns legendary durability and support, providing extra incentive for players already familiar with the Tippmann brand.
Not all was rosy at launch though, as the TPX experienced several issues in its first iteration. First was the CO2 [...]