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Four Types of Steel Tip Darts


There are many materials used to make steel tip darts. Some of these materials include wood, brass, nickel, and tungsten. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages. This article will discuss some of the common types of steel tip darts.




Steel tip darts made of wood are very rare nowadays. Traditional darts were made with lightweight wood. These darts use turkey feathers as flights. Steel tip darts made of wood usually weigh 12 grams. Wooden darts have the advantage of having no parts that have to be replaced.




Steel tip darts can also be made of brass. Brass is the lightest metal used to make darts, so they will produce some of the lightest darts. Steel tip darts made from brass are ideal for beginners because of their expense and weight. They will be easier to throw because of their lighter weight. They are also one of the least expensive types of darts. 




There are also steel tip darts that are made from an alloy of nickel, zinc, and copper. They are a slightly tougher than brass darts, so they are best suited for intermediate players. They are also slightly more expensive than brass steel tip darts. One of the problems with these darts is they tend to get bulky as the increase in weight.




Tungsten is one of the preferred types of steel tip darts. These darts are one of the most durable and are suitable for professionals and players with experience. This material is extremely dense, so the darts can weigh more will having a slim profile. Steel tip darts made from tungsten are the best type to have if you need to get them grouped tightly on the board. Tungsten darts are also the most expensive. 


These are some of the most common types of steel tip darts. Brass darts are lightweight and cheap, so they're suitable for players just learning how to play. Professionals and experienced players usually use steel tip darts made from tungsten because of their slim profile and durability. If you're an intermediate player, you should try using nickel darts. They are slightly tougher than brass darts and only slightly more expensive.