Paintball Barrel Identification Guide
Run across an old barrel gathering dust at your local pro-shop? Somebody slip some bogus barrel in with a marker you just bought? Don't know what it fits? Use this handy guide to ID it!
|Autococker and Sniper-2||Most common thread. Also found on Intimidator, Tribal, Defiant, all 'Cocker clones, Mayhem, Epic, Nemesis, X-Mag, Matrix, Excalibur, Viking and Illusion.|
|Automag||Twist-lock with barrel-mounted wire detent. Fits all Airgun Designs markers except X-Mag or ULE bodies.|
|Blazer||Slip fit, usually has "Wedgit" dents at the breech.|
|Bushmaster and Icon-Z||Slip-fit, setscrew-retained. Fits original Bushmaster pumps, Montneel Icon-Z semiautos and clones.|
|Cobra/King Cobra||Barrel body OD well over 1"
Also fits Barracuda, Mini-11 and Poison (original Brass Eagle markers.)
|Indian Creek Designs||Fits ICD Bushmaster semiauto, Alley Cat, Thunder Cat, BobCat, Desert
|Mega-Z||Slip-fit, retained by spring-loaded pin.
Three-layer construction: brass liner, stainless steel inner sleeve, aluminum outer sleeve (so it can be anodized to match the gun.)
|Mirage||Slip-fit, retained by jam screw. Steel strap detent attaches to body and enters breech through slot on the underside.|
|Prerelease Impulse||Same as Shocker, but with a shorter breech hood. Later Impulses use a coarser, noncompatible thread.|
|Pro-Lite||Also fits Carbine, Pro-Carbine, A-5|
|SL-68/68-Special||Slip-fit, retained by body pinch bolt|
Fits all Kingman markers, most Spyder clones, Excellerator, EM-1, Java, Dragun, Piranha, etc.
|Stingray2||Slip-fit, retained by pins|
|TASO Typhoon (pump)||Slip-fit, retained by jam screw.
Similar to but not compatible with Mega Z and Bushmaster.
|Trracer||Also fits Maverick and Hornet|
|Vector||One-piece barrel, breech and feed with attached wire detent. Clip-on locking "bayonet" type mount.|
|VM-68/PMI-3 (factory brass with collar)||Thin brass barrel with a flange at the breech end, seperate threaded collar for retention|
|VM-68/PMI-3 (solid)||Same as above, but one-piece aluminum.
Also fits Sheridan Equalizer, Edge semiauto, Chinese S2 semiauto.
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