Sharpen your game: how to clean and care for your darts

Sharpen your game: how to clean and care for your darts

Dull darts won’t stick in the board no matter how ace your aim is. So if you play with steel tip darts, consider investing in a dart sharpener: this will help you reduce bounce outs and extend the life of your dartboard. The right amount of sharpening will actually leave your point with a slightly rounded tip, which will help it stick in the dartboard – this is true for both bristleboards and paper dartboards
Shot Darts Jargon Buster

Shot Darts Jargon Buster

Like any sport with a bit of history behind it, darts has developed its own rich lingo. Hard for new players to know what the heck everyone’s talking about. And no one wants to get caught out not knowing their black hat from their white horse. So we’ve cobbled together a selection of the most common, obscure and just plain weird darts terminology to add to your vocabulary (and possibly help you out at pub quiz).
Shot Darts Shaft Guide

Shot Darts Shaft Guide

Much the same as different grips and designs of darts can help your performance, choosing the right accessories like ...
What materials are darts made of?

What materials are darts made of?

Most of our dart ranges here at Shot Darts are manufactured from high-quality Tungsten which is imported into the fac...
Steel or soft tip dart?

Steel or soft tip dart?

While checking out the world of darts, you’re probably starting to come across a bit of jargon. Especially around the darts themselves. Flights, barrels, knurls… And one bit of darts terminology that might be causing some confusion is steel tip vs soft tip. What do these words mean, and how to tell which one is right for you? 

Darts Anatomy -Parts of a Dart

Darts Anatomy -Parts of a Dart

There’s plenty of variation with each of the parts of a dart. But they will all have four basic parts in common. In this article, we’ll walk you through the basics of what each part is, and does.