Darts Distance Rules-What You Need To Know Shot Darts

Darts Distance Rules-What You Need To Know

Your dartboard setup should be an area where you can throw darts in a safe and comfortable environment. A place where...
How to look after your dartboard

How to look after your dartboard

All Shot Darts bristle dartboards are made with high-grade sisal – so you can play more and they’ll last longer. Like any bristle dartboard though, they do need to have the wear evenly spaced across the entire surface of the board, or the sisal can get over-compacted, making it harder for darts to ‘stick’.
Shot Darts Design Story-Roman Empire

Shot Darts Design Story-Roman Empire

Here at Shot, our factory floor production team has over 150 years of dart-making experience combined. So when it c...
Troubleshooting - Bent Dart Points

Troubleshooting - Bent Dart Points

A bent dart point can be hugely annoying, but the good news is it does not mean your beloved darts are unable to be used again.  Much like flights and shafts, steel tip points are an interchangeable part of a dart and can be replaced.
Dartboard Design - The Next Generation Bandit Story

Dartboard Design - The Next Generation Bandit Story

Our design and production teams recently undertook the mission of re-designing the Bandit, adding new features in where needed, resulting in the new generation Bandit Boards.

The main question we asked ourselves was, how do you improve on a well-loved product with a legacy and provenance like The Bandit? There was no debate among the group that there were integral product features that wouldn't be altered or changed.

How to hang a dartboard

How to hang a dartboard

Here’s how to get the hang of it for your hangout. But wait, before hanging your dartboard, make sure you have enough space in front of it. You need roughly 2500mm, but take a look at the diagram below so you know you’re starting out on the right foot.
This is a set up: what you need to start playing darts

This is a set up: what you need to start playing darts

For lots of us, our first experience of playing or watching darts is at the pub, the local bowls club, or catching a...
Where to hang your dartboard

Where to hang your dartboard

Apart from hanging your dartboard where you have a good combination of space, light and non-fragile objects, its placement will determine how often, how long and how well you practice. And therein lie the keys to fulfilling your true dart throwing potential, young Grasshopper.
The ultimate guide to choosing the right dart barrel

The ultimate guide to choosing the right dart barrel

Possibly the question we get asked the most by new players is ‘What’s the best dart barrel for me?’ And it’s a smart...
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).
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Learn how to play darts and find the most popular Darts Games to get you rolling!Improve your dart game with Darts Hi...