Users' questions

Are shorter or longer darts better?

Are shorter or longer darts better?

Short Shafts tend to move the centre of gravity of the dart towards the front of the barrel, and this size is ideal if you hold the dart at the front end of the barrel. Slightly longer than the In-between length, these are ideal for a player that wants assistance towards achieving maximum stability of their darts.

What are the best stems for darts?

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How stem length affects darts?

Choosing Flights. When choosing darts flights it is important to learn how the size and shape affects the actual flight of the dart. Smaller flights cause less drag meaning the darts move through the air more quickly. Also, if you opt for long stems then the larger flight is the one to choose.

What stems do pro dart players use?

What Dart Shafts Do The Pros Use? Most pro dart players use a medium-size plastic or nylon shafts. The length of the shaft used will complement the dart barrel type and throwing style.

Are dart stems universal?

In a word YES – Massively. Standard dart flights are universally the most used flights across the world with sales in this shape looking at about 70%. However, there are even different types of standard shapes, made in several materials.

How long should my darts be?

Most shoulder darts are 3″ long. On a princess style dress, the shoulder dart is moved to the neckline and angled toward the shoulder blade. Skirt back hipline darts should end an inch or two above the fullest parts of the seat. Hipline darts are 4″ to 5″ long in the back of the skirt.

What weight darts should a beginner use?

When it comes to tungsten darts, the most common dart weight for a beginner is 22-24 grams. The lower the weight, the harder you will have to throw. If you like to throw with a lot of force, a lighter dart may be the way to go. If you have a more relaxed style of throwing, heavier is probably better.

Are titanium dart shafts good?

Great place! I have owned 3 sets of the Ti fit shafts (stems) for over a year now. They do not bend nor do they warp but are very heavy compared to carbon or plastic and can affect the balance point on soft tip darts and cause them to droop in the board or bounce out. If using on steel tip darts, they are wonderful!

Are short darts more accurate?

Half-length darts are the perfect match for high-velocity blasters. The shorter length makes their trajectory more consistent and stable while their heavier dart heads make them significantly more accurate.

How long should dart shafts be?

The maximum length accepted, by the major overseeing organizations, of a dart for competition is 12 inches. Most darts don’t approach this length (most fall between 5 – 7 inches including flight & shaft) because if a dart were too long there would be excessive wobble making the dart difficult to control.

What is the most popular dart weight?

The most common dart weights are between 16 to 26 grams; however, modern rules allow darts to weigh up to 50 grams. Ideally, you should begin practicing with darts that weigh around 20 grams. These are the most common and will allow you to move up to higher weights or down to lighter ones.

How do I choose the best darts?

Visit your local dart store and throw the same dart style in each weight class. The speed with which you throw the dart will help determine which weight to choose. The lighter the dart the harder/faster you have to throw. The location of the weight on the dart barrel is also important.