David Muhlestein wrote for ThoughtCo for six years, during which he contributed articles covering every aspect of the game of paintball and woodsball. Since his start in paintball in the mid-1990s, David has played hundreds of games in all types of terrains and weather conditions, which have formed the backbone of his practical experience. His on-field paintball knowledge comes from the school of hard knocks (and welts). His equipment knowledge comes from countless hours fixing, customizing, and modifying paintball guns. He loves discussing paintball, arguing about paintball, and writing about paintball, notably for Recon Magazine. When not on the field he is tinkering with equipment, fixing broken guns, and reading about paintball.
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