A Guide to Soft Tip Darts
If you are playing darts at home or in a pub, you can use soft tip darts. Soft tips darts are manufactured using soft plastic tips so that it can be used with much safety.
The most common materials used in manufacturing soft-tip darts include nickel-silver, brass, and tungsten. Tungsten darts are the most popular dart type. Because of its density, tungsten soft tips darts have a smaller diameter even with the same weight. Tungsten darts have a high percentage of tungsten content in it.
Darts made of nickel-silver alloy and brass are easier to work on than tungsten so this is the reason why they are available in wider groups and varieties. It is expensive to manufacture tungsten soft tip darts than brass ones but it is easier to navigate and play with since they are smaller in diameter. While soft tip darts are prone to spring often, tungsten soft tips darts done crack even if they fall down.
Most darts and shafts are sold in sets of three and most dart tips are compatible. There is a regular altering of accessories and packaging of these darts by their manufacturers. There are also several dash board options available.
When you go to a pub or a bar, you would usually find a traditional dartboard or a bristle dartboard. You need to use steel tip darts for these dartboards and require manual scoring with the use of chalk board.
Electronic dartboards use soft tip darts and it comes with several purposes like keeping score automatically and have several built-in games to pick from. This is an alternative to the traditional dartboard. Just like any regular board, the electronic dartboard is a regular board that uses soft tip darts. There are many different sizes and shapes of dartboards from the regular round to square and diamond shaped. They are also available in different colors, designs , and themes and there are those perfect for small places.
Electronic dartboards have many benefits and this is why it is growing in popularity.
It is perfectly safe to play darts with an electronic safety. If you are using steel darts, then you should use traditional bristle dartboards. Sharp metal tips are used for traditional darts to enable it to pierce the bristle dartboard. Metal darts are risky because if they hit children, they could really get injured, and they can also destroy walls if they are hit. It is safer to use electronic dart boards because they use soft dart tips. There will be no risk of injuries to children if soft tip darts are used. Electronic boards keep score of various players automatically. If you are playing with multiple opponents this is a perfect board. The process of tracking score for traditional dart games is manually done. This makes it more time consuming and tedious.