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robson flights - bdebbane - 05-09-2019

anyone knows the best shafts to use with robson flights?
a shaft where the robson goes all the way in ???
thx


RE: robson flights - elevendarter - 05-09-2019

(05-09-2019, 07:16 AM)bdebbane Wrote: anyone knows the best shafts to use with robson flights?
a shaft where the robson goes all the way in ???
thx

Unicorn Gripper 3 spring to my mind. It didn't hold as tight as Pro Grips, however I liked the almost smooth transition. And it definitely held better than the common flights usually sit on these Grippers 3 shafts. In the end though, the shafts that I used to use the most with Robsons were Target Pro Grip spinners.
BTW, the black and green flights were tighter than the other ones that I had - white, blue, pink. The black and green didn't go fully at the stem.

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RE: robson flights - Poidisb - 05-10-2019

I've only used them on Pro Grips & Unicorn Mirage Clears, I really like them on the clear shafts, especially when you get them cleaned up and get all the silly text off the stems!


RE: robson flights - blink180 - 05-13-2019

I have found they work well with a number of different shafts, except aluminum, because no one should be using those bendy things Smile
Robsons are one of my favorite flights. I wish they had some decent designs.


RE: robson flights - Poidisb - 05-13-2019

(05-13-2019, 05:54 AM)blink180 Wrote: I have found they work well with a number of different shafts, except aluminum, because no one should be using those bendy things Smile
Robsons are one of my favorite flights. I wish they had some decent designs.
I quite like their basic look, takes out the hours/money spent trying to colour match!

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RE: robson flights - Cosmo Darts Europe - 05-13-2019

(05-13-2019, 05:54 AM)blink180 Wrote: I have found they work well with a number of different shafts, except aluminum, because no one should be using those bendy things Smile
Robsons are one of my favorite flights. I wish they had some decent designs.

Printing on molded flights is expensive. The only option really is pad printing which really limits what you can do.


RE: robson flights - jt4527 - 05-13-2019

(05-13-2019, 09:30 AM)Cosmo Darts Europe Wrote:
(05-13-2019, 05:54 AM)blink180 Wrote: I have found they work well with a number of different shafts, except aluminum, because no one should be using those bendy things Smile
Robsons are one of my favorite flights. I wish they had some decent designs.

Printing on molded flights is expensive. The only option really is pad printing which really limits what you can do.

I really like the look of the Jose Perales flights - my finger is hovering over the Buy Now button Smile


RE: robson flights - 25g-grizzly - 05-13-2019

I put some Robson flights on extra short winmau prism stems, over the weekend, seemed to fit snugly and pushed down Mickey all the way, only had 2 pop off in about 2 hours if playing


RE: robson flights - SparkVendetta - 05-13-2019

I have used Robson flights with various Harrows, Winmau, Designa and One80 stems. The best fit was with One80 Vice stems: https://www.dartscorner.co.uk/index.php?cPath=434_1148_2382

The narrow top of the Vice stems makes the fit almost perfect... after you have removed the ring..


RE: robson flights - blink180 - 05-14-2019

(05-13-2019, 09:34 AM)jt4527 Wrote:
(05-13-2019, 09:30 AM)Cosmo Darts Europe Wrote:
(05-13-2019, 05:54 AM)blink180 Wrote: I have found they work well with a number of different shafts, except aluminum, because no one should be using those bendy things Smile
Robsons are one of my favorite flights. I wish they had some decent designs.

Printing on molded flights is expensive. The only option really is pad printing which really limits what you can do.

I really like the look of the Jose Perales flights - my finger is hovering over the Buy Now button Smile

Those Perales flights do look good. 
I understand it must be tricky to print on molded flights,  but I'm not worried about paying top dollar, if it works and it looks nice I will buy it.


RE: robson flights - bdebbane - 05-21-2019

(05-09-2019, 09:36 PM)elevendarter Wrote:
(05-09-2019, 07:16 AM)bdebbane Wrote: anyone knows the best shafts to use with robson flights?
a shaft where the robson goes all the way in ???
thx

Unicorn Gripper 3 spring to my mind. It didn't hold as tight as Pro Grips, however I liked the almost smooth transition. And it definitely held better than the common flights usually sit on these Grippers 3 shafts. In the end though, the shafts that I used to use the most with Robsons were Target Pro Grip spinners.
BTW, the black and green flights were tighter than the other ones that I had - white, blue, pink. The black and green didn't go fully at the stem.

wow ! those pentas look nice!


robson flights - Poidisb - 05-21-2019

Just discovered last night that the Robson text also comes off nicely with nail varnish remover, the white Astras look so pretty now!

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RE: robson flights - elevendarter - 05-21-2019

(05-21-2019, 07:40 AM)bdebbane Wrote: wow ! those pentas look nice!

I've got them in 22g.

https://www.ebay.ie/itm/PENTATHLON-NVO2-Dart-BARRELS-Steel-Tip-90-Tungsten-Darts-Choice-of-22g-24g-26g/173861407418?hash=item287af28aba:m:mopZ4yIjniyaOvuQPEsTEsA


RE: robson flights - bdebbane - 05-22-2019

(05-21-2019, 10:02 AM)elevendarter Wrote:
(05-21-2019, 07:40 AM)bdebbane Wrote: wow ! those pentas look nice!

I've got them in 22g.

https://www.ebay.ie/itm/PENTATHLON-NVO2-Dart-BARRELS-Steel-Tip-90-Tungsten-Darts-Choice-of-22g-24g-26g/173861407418?hash=item287af28aba:m:mopZ4yIjniyaOvuQPEsTEsA
i wanted to buy the same but dartscorner told me they are an old model and they don't make them anymore.
thank god for ebay Shy !


RE: robson flights - elevendarter - 05-22-2019

(05-22-2019, 07:07 AM)bdebbane Wrote:
(05-21-2019, 10:02 AM)elevendarter Wrote:
(05-21-2019, 07:40 AM)bdebbane Wrote: wow ! those pentas look nice!

I've got them in 22g.

https://www.ebay.ie/itm/PENTATHLON-NVO2-Dart-BARRELS-Steel-Tip-90-Tungsten-Darts-Choice-of-22g-24g-26g/173861407418?hash=item287af28aba:m:mopZ4yIjniyaOvuQPEsTEsA
i wanted to buy the same but dartscorner told me they are an old model and they don't make them anymore.
thank god for ebay Shy !

It's the Darts Clearance eBay shop. Most of darts that they offer are just prototypes and once they're sold out it's likely they won't be made again. At least some of their models are done in smaller numbers while some other models are offerred repeatedly. Darts Clearance is a highly recommended shop here on the Nutz. BTW, I didn't know these Pentathlons were available at Darts Corner.