Variable pneumatic sear for paintball gun

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8176908
APP PUB NO 20090133682A1
SERIAL NO

12256832

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Abstract

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An improved paintball gun uses a low-pressure pneumatic sear to hold the firing valve closed against the high pressure gas occupying the other side of the valve. In this manner, only one operation is required between depressing the trigger and the firing of the paintball gun because a double-acting cylinder is not required as an interface between the trigger depression and actuation of the valve. The paintball gun is also substantially faster than existing electro-pneumatic paintball guns because it uses a blow forward bolt, in which higher-pressure gas is held directly behind the bolt and has only one direction to travel during the firing of the paintball gun.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
GI SPORTZ DIRECT LLCSEWELL, NJ76

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dobbins, Jerrold M Kuna, US 18 496

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
D699303 Pneumatic gun bolt 4 2012
 
GI SPORTZ DIRECT LLC (2)
8534272 Variable pneumatic sear for paintball gun 2 2011
8555868 Variable pneumatic sear for paintball gun 2 2012
 
Tippmann Sports, LLC (2)
* 8925539 Paintball marker with quick access receiver 1 2012
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Dye Precision, Inc. (2)
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