Differences between darts

There are differences between dart boards, but there are also differences between darts. Darts can be very varying from different weight and the length of the dart. This all come to personal preferences and knowing how to throw your dart.

Weight of the dart

Darts could vary in different weights. Most of the people use weights between 18 to 24 gram, but there are more weights available for different darts. The weight has also to do with personal preferences. Some professionals use heavier darts then others, so you need to find your weight where you comfortable with. Try throwing different weights for a while and when you throw too high you should consider trying heavier darts.

Length of the dart

The length of the dart is also something personal when it comes to darts. They come in different lengths from short to long. The grip of the dart could be short if you use less fingers to get grip on the dart. The more fingers you would like to hold your dart, the longer the grip should be.
The dart shaft of the dart can also be different lengths. The length of the shaft is very important, because it has effect on the way your dart flies through the air. The longer the shaft is, the more unstable the path of the dart will be through the air. But long shafts reduce the chance of bouncers.

Steel tip and soft tip darts

Steel tip darts or soft tips darts have different functions. The steel tip dart is used on the classic dart boards. Steel tips darts have tips that can penetrate the dart board deeper. Soft tip darts are used on electronic dart boards. They are made for these dart boards because the material is different which can’t damage the dart board where it is made for. So if you want to play on the electronic dart board you must use soft tip darts to play. When you want to play on a classic dart board you must use steel tip darts.

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