Cool Paintball Tank or Nerd Paintball Tank?

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This miniature version of a real battle tank shoots paintballs and actually can be driven by one person.

This is the Funtrak Mini Paintball Tank, a scaled down version of the classic war machine. I’m not sure if it should be considered cool or instead, the ultimate nerd machine.

This paintball tank features a paintball cannon that fires while driving. It comes in six colors and can be used by anyone over age 15.

Unfortunately, the tank’s $14,000 price tag puts it out of range for most paintball players. Besides, anyone with that kind of money should consider one of the RAP4 paintball guns, which would certainly do more damage.

Although, you must admit that the glass reinforced plastic chassis and the fact that only the driver’s face is showing would prevent most paintballs from hitting the driver. Of course, that would be seen by most players as an unfair advantage.

It seems to me that this tank wouldn’t be much use in paintball because it takes away all the fun of the game. Second, everyone could hear you coming, assuming the engine makes enough noise. This tank seems better for kids, but since the manufacturer suggests you be 15 years old to drive it, kids can’t enjoy it either.

In conclusion, I give this paintball tank a thumbs down.

But if you are so inclined, you can bring $14,000 and buy the mini paintball tank here: Buy the Mini Paintball Tank.

Check out videos of the mini paintball tank here:

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Sean McCausey

That is the coolest thing.
It would be awesome to see 1 day, A army of those tanks coming at you.

Paintball Guns

LOL. That would be wild. I wonder if vehicles will ever take a bigger role in paintball.

I guess that’s one vote in favor of this being a “Cool Paintball Tank” rather than a “Nerd Paintball Tank.” Thanks for your vote, Sean!

Rick Hoffmann

The fact that there is no real use for that tank on a battlefield makes it a solid NERD TANK. Yes, it is a fun little thing to dink around with but, when it comes down to it he’s better off walkin’.

Sarah

It’s 2008. Everything from space exploration to outdoor recreation is high tech. Nerdy is the new cool. Thus, in the nerdy vs. cool debate, the paintball tank kills both birds with one stone… or, with one paintball. Mini tanks are the new “it” thing in the game. I can’t wait to see what new, more affordable variations show up in the market.

Sarah

P.S. The fact that you have a simple math equation, require an answer to post, and don’t accept joke answers is an utter disappointment! Can you imagine all the funny answers people write and then they “fail the challenge”?

TJ

Too small for my tastes. I just continue driving my wife’s Panther tank around while she takes out other tanks with the nerf cannon up in the turret.

(not my name)

its for people who spend $15,000 to mess around and barley get hit

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