ArmoGear Inflatable Nerf Bunker Barrels Obstacles, 4-Piece

Last updated date: December 13, 2021

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ArmoGear Inflatable Nerf Bunker Barrels Obstacles, 4-Piece

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We looked at the top Nerf Obstacles and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Nerf Obstacle you should buy.

Update as December 13, 2021:
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Overall Take

This set of four inflatable ArmoGear barrels includes its own pump and adhesive patches to cover up holes, if they should occur. To set up the pieces in this set, you simply fill up the bottoms with water. This will keep them standing upright.


In our analysis, the ArmoGear ArmoGear Inflatable Nerf Bunker Barrels Obstacles, 4-Piece placed 3rd when we looked at the top 5 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

INFLATABLE OBSTACLE COURSE – 4 Inflatable barrels each measuring 33.5″ high & 17″ wide when inflated. Build your battlefield with inflatables! Use them as inflatable forts to turn your space into a sophisticated laser tag arena or as paintball bunkers in your next paintball fight! INCLUDES 4 BARRELS + PUMP – Set comes with 4 battlezone inflatables in ArmoGear themed red, blue, green and orange, a pump to fill the barrels with air, plus 4 adhesive patches to cover small holes. STURDY BASE – These inflatable forts stay put! Just fill the base with water for a solid grip on ground, then pour it out when it’s time to deflate and store. Perfect for an at-home inflatable obstacle course. GREAT FOR COMBAT GAMES – While designed with ArmoGear laser tag in mind, our blow-up obstacles are also the ultimate barricades for any dart, blaster or paintball game – must-haves for any battle-themed party or event!

An Overview On Nerf Obstacles

Nerf foam is made out of a solid and spongy material that is soft, light and essentially harmless on contact. It is formed into balls and darts that are then shot out of plastic Nerf shooters and dart guns. Other toy companies make similar products, which may be conversationally (but incorrectly) referred to as Nerf toys. This category is filled with great toys that can be used on their own, but it is much more fun when groups of kids use them to compete against each other.

To up this game, companies now make obstacles that can be used to create play battlefields. They are inflatable and can be blown up with an air mattress pump or similar small pump. Many have bottom compartments that you fill up with water; this adds weight to keep them stable.

The obstacles are usually tall enough for a child to hide behind, and they resemble objects like tires and barrels. While you can make your own Nerf battlefield, inflatables do not have sharp edges and are more versatile. If it is too cold or raining outside, the obstacles can be used indoors if you have enough room.

A Nerf inflatable target is not exactly an obstacle; it is for practicing your aim using the dart guns and shooters. These are great for solo play, and kids can challenge themselves by standing progressively farther and farther back. Adults can join in on the fun, too. The targets can be placed on top of tables if they are not high enough. Targets and obstacle sets are both great for birthday parties or summer camps.

The Nerf Obstacle Buying Guide

  • Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for inflating the obstacle and filling up the base with water.
  • Before setting up the obstacles, plan out a battlefield and place the pieces accordingly. They can get a bit heavy once they are set up.
  • Look for obstacles with integrated storage areas. These can also be part of the battlefield game.
  • Some obstacle kits come with their own pumps, plus patches in case the inflatables get holes. Otherwise, you should purchase these accessories separately.