Pneumatically operated projectile launching device

  • US 20030024521A1
  • Filed: 09/24/2002
  • Published: 02/06/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/16/1996
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An electronically-operated pneumatic launching device comprising:

  • a gun-shaped body including a trigger;

    a bolt for loading a projectile into a chamber during a loading operation, wherein said bolt is configured to be opened by the application of pneumatic force;

    a valve located in the body and configured to selectively supply compressed gas from a compressed gas source to the chamber during a firing operation; and

    an electrical circuit arranged in the body for initiating the firing operation of the paintball gun in response to actuation of the trigger.

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