Listen, Can I be totally honest with you?

Many first time paintball gun purchases are a mistake.

Either the gun is poorly machined and manufactured, breaking easily, requiring repairs and downtime or the marker is the wrong type of gun for the players position, level of experience and field type, and thereby does not meet the players needs.

This guide will show you why paintballers who play with pump guns are uncommon, why they prefer the pump marker, what you should look for when choosing a pump marker and finally, we will review 5 paintball markers we like.