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Old 07-24-2008, 02:19 PM   #15
Uziel Gal
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Join Date: Mar 2003
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While there is air in the tank, it is pretty much impossible for paint to get in to the tank - the pressure of air trying to push *out* of the tank, will stop anything trying to push it's way *in*.

So, not an issue at the time that paintball actually impacts.

Before refilling the tank, I would suggest emptying it, then removing the fill valve and cleaning it thoroughly. You'll need some teflon tape to reseal the threads - always a handy thing to carry with you. I prefer removable strength threadlock, but that's no good for patching things up at the field - you need time for it to cure.

Better solution all round? Always use a fill valve cover - stop paint getting in to the valve in the first place.
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