Dangerous Power is a company that, until now, made paintball markers that always seemed to have a few design issues. However, with the new Dangerous Power G5, they have improved the flaws and quality control. The company has invested their time and resources to build a top quality electronic marker at an entry-level price. The Dangerous Power G5 isn't just a slight modification of the G4. The company addressed all the issues with previous models of this series and the result is like an all-new paintball marker with better options and features.  

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What Is The Dangerous Power G5 Paintball Marker?

The Dangerous Power G5 is an entry-level paintball gun with features that feel more high-end that include a powerful, durable, versatile marker. The company's paintball gun engineering has created a marker with a clean design loaded with features such as the stinger frame, wave trigger, subsonic bolt engine, and riptide regulator.

Dangerous Power G5 Paintball Marker Product Specs

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Let's look at some upgraded features of the Dangerous Power G5 and how the company has improved the design and overall performance of this paintball marker. Originally, the company was creating good paintball markers that had a following but their designs were flawed and difficult to use. With the G5, that is a departure from the old design features, and it really is like a new series of paintball marker in itself.

LOW-PRESSURE STINGER FRAME

Macroless Hose Design

Riptide Regulator

Subsonic Bolt Engine

Feedneck

Pricing

The Dangerous Power G5 with its simple design and durability can be purchased online for around $$$. 

How It Compares

We picked a few similar products available on the market to see how they compare with the Dangerous Power G5. We looked for overall satisfaction with price, performance, features, accuracy, range, and options with the paintball marker guns.
  • Tippmann Cronus Paintball Marker Gun
  • TIPPMANN A5
  • Dye Proto Rail MaXXed Paintball Gun

Dangerous Power G5 Paintball Marker

  • Accuracy 
  • Range
  • Design Quality
  • Warranty
The G5's overall performance is excellent and met and exceeded all of our expectations. It includes all the standard tournament firing modes; semi-automatic, PSP 3, NXL, and millennium mode. It is very effective and performs exactly how you would expect in each mode.

PROS

  • Elite performing electronic marker 
  • Includes all the tournament firing modes
  • No external compressed air hoses
  • Rapid Air Pressurizing System 
  • Trigger is smooth and responsive 
  • Low profile feedneck
  • Streamlined design with durable frame
  • Easy and comfortable to grip

CONS

  • Some players have experienced slight bolt stick 
  • Leak issues because of unfamiliarity
  • Slight kickback

Tippmann Cronus Paintball Marker Gun

Tippmann Cronus Paintball Marker Gun Player Package
  • COMPLETE ALL-IN-ONE PAINTBALL GUN PACKAGE! Tippmann Cronus .68 Caliber Paintball Marker Gun Player Package. Everything...
  • THE BEST CHOICE FOR ENTRY LEVEL PAINTBALLERS! High performance, low maintenance, reliability, and incredible durability...
  • TIPPMANN CRONUS MILSIM STYLED .68 CALIBER SCENARIO PAINTBALL MARKER - Semi-Automatic - Adjustable from 250-325 FPS -...
  • Accuracy 
  • Range
  • Design Quality
  • Warranty
Tippmann warrants to the original purchaser that it will make any repairs or replacements necessary to correct defects in material or workmanship, at no charge to you, for the Marker for a period of one (1) year from the date of original retail sale.

PROS

  • Black and Tan Color Scheme
  • Proven, in-line bolt design
  • Internal gas line
  • High-impact composite body
  • Multiple Picatinny rails
  • High-performance ported barrel
  • Vertical Grip
  • Front and Rear fixed sights
  • Optional Mod Kit available including a mock silencer, stock, carry handle

CONS

  • Barrel is too short for accuracy
  • Stock tank freezes up
  • Trigger can be very sensitive

Tippmann A-5

TIPPMANN A5 Gun 4+1 Xray MEGA Set + Remote + Neck Guard
  • Kit contains an authentic semi-automatic Tippmann A-5 marker; other components of the kit are from other manufacturers...
  • Complete paintball kit with marker, tank,loader, harness, extra paint tubes, neck guard, and goggles
  • Includes a 20 oz CO2 tank, 4+1 harness, & tubes, PMI Xray Goggle System, gun oil, and a Heavy Duty remote coil.
The  Tippmann A-5 is a high-performance paintball marker with the patented Cyclone Feed hopper system for rapid firing of ammo. The Cyclone Feed system connects the feeder to the compressed air system resulting in faster feeding of ammo.  Pull the Trigger 10 times a second, and the Tippmann A-5 feeds 10 balls per second. The A-5 is also easy to clean and maintain and has a no tool field strip feature allowing you to care for it easily without a lot of maintenance.
  • Accuracy 
  • Range
  • Design Quality
  • Warranty
Tippmann warrants to the original purchaser that it will make any repairs or replacements necessary to correct defects in material or workmanship, at no charge to you, for the Marker for a period of one (1) year from the date of original retail sale.

PROS

  • 0.68 caliber
  • Semiautomatic firing action
  • 8.5-inch barrel and 20-inch total length
  • 3.5-pound weight without the tank
  • CO2, compressed air, and nitrogen power
  • 200-round hopper
  • 15 BPS feed rate
  • Eight BPS firing rate
  • 150-foot effective range

CONS

  • Expensive for what you get
  • Accessories to the gun are cheap

Dye Proto Rail MaXXed Paintball Gun

Dye Proto Rail paintball gun is more expensive price scale for most entry-level players and is considered a good option for players looking to upgrade to a high-end gun. The Proto Rail Maxxed comes with a 14-inch barrel, shoots straight, and it can fire 15 balls per second.
  • Accuracy 
  • Range
  • Design Quality
  • Warranty
Dye warrants to the original purchaser that it will make any repairs or replacements necessary to correct defects in material or workmanship, at no charge to you, for the Marker for a period of one (1) year from the date of original retail sale.

PROS

  • Fuse Bolt technology
  • Color coded o-rings
  • Micro Honed 14" barrel
  • Clamping Feedneck
  • Ultralite on/off airport
  • Quick release macroline
  • Custom case
  • Eye Pipe self-cleaning eye system
  • DYE Sticky Grips
  • Matrix/Autococker barrel threads
  • Bright LED display

CONS

  • Some felt the gun leaked
  • Difficult to attach the air 
  • Not as accurate as advertised
  • Expensive

Conclusion

While all four paintball marker guns reviewed were excellent and had many options and features that we felt were amazing, the Dangerous Power G5 had such improvement for the price that it was hard to ignore. The air hose hiding in the handle was a big improvement as well as the Subsonic Bold Design. The upgrades were a real plus, and the overall slim design and ease of use right out of the box give us an overall five-star impression of the G5. 

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