FAQ: Gel Blaster SURGE - The Ultimate Water Blaster!
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What are Gel Blasters?

The next evolution in backyard fun. Gel Blasters shoot non-toxic, eco-friendly, biodegradable Gellets. Gellets® are small, colorful water-hydrated balls that pop on contact and immediately begin to disintegrate, leaving no stain, no mess and no clean up.

Last updated: August 18, 2020 07:17

Do they leave a stain or residue?

Gellets are small, colorful, hydrating balls made out of Super Absorbent Polymer (SAP), an all natural, non-toxic, non-irritating, starch-based material. Gellets burst on contact and immediately begin to disintegrate, leaving no stain or gel residual.

Last updated: August 18, 2020 07:17

How far will they shoot?

The GB Surge will shoot over 100 feet, although it is way more fun at close range.

Last updated: August 18, 2020 07:17

Is this just like paintball or airsoft?

Less pain. Less prep. Less mess. Same fun!

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How do you reload?

To reload your Gel Blaster SURGE, simply unscrew the base of the hopper and fill it up with hydrated Gellets™. For quicker loading, try the new Gel Blaster Speed Loader.

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Are they safe for the environment, pets, eating, etc.?

Yes! The GB SURGE shoots biodegradable Gellets™. Gellets are small, colorful, hydrating balls made out of Super Absorbent Polymer (SAP), an all natural, non-toxic, non-irritating, starch-based material. Gellets burst on contact and immediately begin to disintegrate.

Last updated: August 18, 2020 07:17

What stops the pellets from being under/over expanded and then potentially jamming the blaster?

You’ll want to store your ammo fully submerged in water (which the bucket allows you to do very easily). That keeps them fully hydrated (and full size), then just strain the excess water for play time (can be basically all day). Then when you’re done, simply add water back to the bucket for storage.

Last updated: August 18, 2020 09:30

How do I add on the $19 Gellet Package?

Just add $19 to your existing pledge. When it comes time to do the surveys, the credited amount will be used to add on the extra Gellets.
Yes, you can multiply the $19 to increase the amount.

Last updated: September 16, 2020 14:12

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