Published on 12-19-2004 05:04 PM
Historical Data for your reading pleasure. We wrote this because everyone was against Nitro.
What a major magazine said at the time:
The majority of paintballers we've spoken with are very concerned about the explosive hazards of such a high-pressure gas.
If a hose leaks or a burst disc ruptures, the high-pressure nitrogen jetting out of the hole can slice through skin like a razor. And if nitrogen gas enters the circulatory system, an embolism can cause a fatal heart attack in a matter of seconds.