FANDOM



Velocity -- as used in paintball -- refers to the measure of speed of a paintball once it exits the barrel, measured in Feet per Second (FPS).

ConversionEdit

It may be of interest to know how to convert fps (Feet per Second) into mph (Miles per Hour).

(fps) x 60 = (fpm)
(fpm) x 60 = (fph)
(fph) / (5,280 feet in a mile) = MPH

so

280fps x 60 = 16,800fpm
16,800fpm x 60 = 1,008,000fph
1,008,000fph / 5,280 = 190.90mph

The common speed barrier of most fields is 280fps, that is the equivalent of just over 190 miles per hour. Although you can exceed that velocity quite easily, DO NOT go over 300 fps as this is considered lethal.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.