2020 Update: D3FY Sports D3S Paintball Gun Review

UPDATE 2020:

This marker has been discontinued but you can still find them on eBay!  However, if you’re looking for another, similar option, our top recommendation for a replacement is:

The D3FY was a solid marker for under $300 but the company was new and obviously couldn’t make it work.  Tippmann has been around forever and the quality of their guns is unsurpassed for the pricepoint.  This is a SOLID marker for the pricepoint…read the reviews and you’ll be convinced.

This is our original review of the D3FY:

Bottom line, if you’re looking for a decent, durable marker for under $300 and like the metallic finish (some don’t) then the D3FY Sports D3S Paintball Gun is worth a close look.  It’s a decent value for and entry-level marker and has some great features (as well as some drawbacks).

About The Product

The D3FY D3S Paintball gun is one of the newest hits on the paintball gun market. Its construction is very solid as it is made of aluminum. The outer body shell is constructed out of Rhyno skin body cover made of polyvinyl chloride.  This adds a bit of flare in the field but also makes it easier to spot (depending on which camp you fall in, this might be a big plus or a big minus).

D3FY Sports D3S Paintball Gun Barrel

This paintball marker is produced by the D3FY Sports. The company is one of the youngest players in the industry. The company strives to provide the highest quality products. D3FY engineers select the superior products to exceed clients’ expectations. All of the D3FY products are backed up by an impressive one-year warranty.

Some of the highlighting features of the D3S Paintball marker are:

  • Autococker threads
  • Low-pressure operation between 150 to 160 psi
  • F2 Bolt Engine
  • Multiple firing modes – Semi-automatic, fully Automatic, PSP ramp and 3 shot burst
  • Low profile feedneck

The D3FY Sports D3S Paintball marker was specifically designed to crank out performances at the highest level while staying aloof of the high-end price tags associated with high performing paintball markers.

What are the Key Features?

The D3FY paintball gun features an F2 bolt engine. This bolt engine incorporates a regulator and a spool bolt into one piece. This incorporation allows for operating pressure to below, between 150 to 160 psi. Affordability and optimal performance are two factors based on which the D3FY Sports D3S Paintball marker was conceived.

D3FY Sports D3S Paintball Gun Handle

The Tadao SQ Ronin Board fulfills the requirements of all playing levels with specific features such as battery life, eye status, a led menu system as well as no power drain when it is turned off. An industry first anti-breech bounce software is also on offer with the board. This anti-breech bounce software minimizes chopping when paint runs low in the gun’s loader.

The D3FY Sports D3S Paintball marker offers numerous firing modes (11 different modes to be specific). This wide-ranging firing spectrum ensures that the tadao paintball is compliant with the requirements of all the major tournament series’.

The firing modes are adjustable. You can choose between semi-automatic, unlimited semi-automatic, PSP 3 round burst and PSP ramping, NXL full-automatic, custom and Millennium ramping, 3 round burst, auto response and full automatic modes.

What Others Say

It is very important to read the customer reviews about the product before ordering it online. This will give you a clear picture and you will know what to expect. I have studied a number of customer testimonials about this D3FY D3S gun.

Moreover, the reviews stated that this D3FY Sports D3S Paintball Gun is very sturdy and durable.  The gun is accurate but has some kick.  Some have complained that the grips feel unremarkable (not bad but not awesome).  Also, alot of users have put DP G5 triggers on their D3FYs.

Taking the above factors into consideration, I summarized the advantages of D3FY Sports D3S Paintball Gun into the following:

  • Numerous firing modes
  • Very light and accurate
  • Optimal performance
  • Durability

Based on the positive reviews, I can definitely say that this gun is a great investment. Owners of this D3FY gun praised unit’s accuracy and lightweight. The D3FY gun is easily programmable and offers a great speed of shooting.

Buying Advice


The D3FY Sports provides a one year warranty for this paintball gun. The warranty covers the replacement or repair of defective products only, as determined by our technicians or Return Merchandise Authorization staff.

Opening D3FY Sports D3S Paintball Gun Package

The product should be registered on the warranty database within 30 days of purchase for the warranty to be valid.

Furthermore, the D3FY Sports warranty is voided when the product is abused, altered, or disassembled in any way, or shows any sign of alteration, or is past the warranty period. The company notes that the warranty does not cover end user inflicted cosmetic damage.

Final Thoughts

This D3FY Sports D3S Paintball Gun is the first creation of D3FY. That is why the company put a huge amount of efforts into perfecting this gun. This spool valve gun features a ton of versatile functions while being extremely stylish at the same time.

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The D3FY Sports D3S Paintball Gun is a good, affordable entry-level marker for newer players. More experienced players will likely be disappointed but it’s more than sufficient for beginners or those looking for a good paintball gun under $300.


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