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    Thread: Ceiling Height... thoughts on minimums?
Post: RE: Ceiling Height... thoughts on minimums?

elevendarter Wrote: (07-09-2021, 02:48 PM) -- Beacon_Darts Wrote: (07-07-2021, 10:27 PM) -- elevendarter Wrote: (07-07-2021, 10:15 PM) -- Well, I don't know how much 7 foot is. All I can say is tha...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 11 169 07-09-2021, 02:52 PM
    Thread: Ceiling Height... thoughts on minimums?
Post: RE: Ceiling Height... thoughts on minimums?

Crusher17 Wrote: (07-08-2021, 12:21 AM) -- I'd send an email out to all the league members & ask, explain everything in it -- Thanks! That's more or less the plan.  I'm going to check out the site ...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 11 169 07-08-2021, 03:07 PM
    Thread: Ceiling Height... thoughts on minimums?
Post: RE: Ceiling Height... thoughts on minimums?

gumbo2176 Wrote: (07-07-2021, 10:26 PM) -- The ceiling height in my man cave is 7 ft. 3 in. or roughly 2.2 meters and I've never had an issue.    Two of my friends that played against me during pract...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 11 169 07-07-2021, 10:31 PM
    Thread: Ceiling Height... thoughts on minimums?
Post: RE: Ceiling Height... thoughts on minimums?

elevendarter Wrote: (07-07-2021, 10:15 PM) -- Well, I don't know how much 7 foot is. All I can say is that according to the Czech Darts Organisation rules the height can't be less than 2,5m. BTW, ...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 11 169 07-07-2021, 10:27 PM
    Thread: Ceiling Height... thoughts on minimums?
Post: Ceiling Height... thoughts on minimums?

Hey Nutz, I help run a local league and we have a potential new sponsor pub that I have to go check out in person, but from pictures, their drop ceiling looks a little low in the dart area.   Our l...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 11 169 07-07-2021, 09:57 PM
    Thread: TARGET VISION 360 vs TARGET CORONA?
Post: RE: TARGET VISION 360 vs TARGET CORONA?

We have a couple of the Coronas at our local bar, and my only complaint is that after time, it tends to sag forward a bit, like the magnets should be stronger to hold it in place. And one of the magn...
Beacon_Darts All other darts related accessories 40 9,295 10-30-2018, 04:48 PM
    Thread: How does your league work?
Post: RE: How does your league work?

We have a 14 week schedule, 8 teams playing each other twice (unless there are 7 teams in a division, then there are bye weeks). Home/Away schedule, pretty standard stuff. Format is 4 501 singles ...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 18 2,167 12-21-2017, 06:12 PM
    Thread: TARGET VISION 360 vs TARGET CORONA?
Post: RE: TARGET VISION 360 vs TARGET CORONA?

We found a Corona at A-Z Darts for $110 and free shipping and love it at our bar. No shadows. They're back ordered now though. Some people say they are distracting or they dont like the light, et...
Beacon_Darts All other darts related accessories 40 9,295 11-15-2017, 10:55 PM
    Thread: Winmau Backs New US Darts Organisation
Post: RE: Winmau Backs New US Darts Organisation

The Winmau 501 National is piggy-backing with the $20K Ghost on the Coast tourney in Myrtle Beach SC, and I believe this is the first year GOTC isnt ADO sanctioned? Could be a sign of the times. Id...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 13 1,892 10-26-2017, 08:37 PM
    Thread: Storm Points 'Debate'.
Post: RE: Storm Points 'Debate'.

weswrestle10 Wrote: (10-13-2016, 05:32 PM) -- I use the gold 30mm ones. I am on my 3rd or 4th set (in different darts, though one has worn too much to stay in any darts) and have yet to have one of ...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 100 27,163 09-28-2017, 05:54 PM
    Thread: Storm Points 'Debate'.
Post: RE: Storm Points 'Debate'.

I like the look with my DPCs, its a very sleek clean transition from point to barrel and I think I get less deflections and flights last a smidge longer. That said, I just went from my 23 g darts...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 100 27,163 09-28-2017, 05:53 PM
    Thread: Voks Tornado points wont fit...
Post: RE: Voks Tornado points wont fit...

My first attempt looked just like the above - a mangled point!
Beacon_Darts Darts Equipment Chat 6 1,528 09-28-2017, 05:46 PM
    Thread: Voks Tornado points wont fit...
Post: RE: Voks Tornado points wont fit...

I had the same issue going from Storm points to Tornados... the Voks Tornados were longer and slimmer, so I had to file down the end a little bit, and then use loctite to hold the points in place, and...
Beacon_Darts Darts Equipment Chat 6 1,528 09-28-2017, 05:45 PM
    Thread: Youtube Troll AKA the GOD OF DARTS
Post: RE: Youtube Troll AKA the GOD OF DARTS

Being from the US, I have no idea what blu-tack is, but I think we use it here to hold up posters and like someone else said, dodgy drawings by kids. But theres more than one way to skin a cat, so ...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 40 5,123 09-28-2017, 05:33 PM
    Thread: Steel Tip Darts in Conneticut (USA)
Post: RE: Steel Tip Darts in Conneticut (USA)

Heres a link to the bars that sponsor teams in the Western Connecticut Dart League - most pretty close to where you will be: https://westconndarts.leaguerepublic.com/l/venues.html Fast Eddies is...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 6 1,022 08-10-2017, 04:43 PM
    Thread: DPC Gun Metal Elite 23g darts
Post: RE: DPC Gun Metal Elite 23g darts

With the scallop, the grip portion there holds up pretty well over time, so if you grip in the scalloped section, you should be good to go for a while.
Beacon_Darts Show Us Your: Darts Set Up, Grip, Special Shots etc 13 3,088 05-16-2017, 07:26 PM
    Thread: A Better Printable Dart Chart?
Post: RE: A Better Printable Dart Chart?

One of the challenges I think, is that ideally you'd like an outchart that details the if this, than this options for three darts and two, and getting that all into a format that prints out on a page ...
Beacon_Darts Darts Practice Room 18 4,653 04-07-2017, 07:49 PM
    Thread: Questionaire on broken storm points
Post: RE: Questionaire on broken storm points

I only had one break once, on a fluke bounceout that hit a tile floor. I did the alum trick, and repointed with Voks Tornados, which are similar yet seem less prone to snapping. P.S. I said the s...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 17 2,367 04-07-2017, 07:36 PM
    Thread: Interesting league night issue
Post: RE: Interesting league night issue

Berlin180 Wrote: (03-23-2017, 08:02 PM) -- Crusher17 Wrote: (03-23-2017, 06:39 PM) -- I wouldn't give the game to either if they can't be honest -- Swing and a miss, IMHO. If I'm the guy who legit...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 23 3,267 03-24-2017, 07:44 PM
    Thread: Interesting league night issue
Post: RE: Interesting league night issue

Correct. Each team has their own identical score sheet, and use that to write down and exchange their lineups for each segment of the night. At the end, the captains sit down and compare, and then b...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 23 3,267 03-23-2017, 07:47 PM
    Thread: Interesting league night issue
Post: RE: Interesting league night issue

We make both teams send in their copy of the scoresheet. The best part... both teams signed the sheets, and have 11 - 5 in the final score boxes... with 10 6 written below and a question mark, and the...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 23 3,267 03-23-2017, 07:27 PM
    Thread: Interesting league night issue
Post: RE: Interesting league night issue

Ultimately the standings / rankings for playoff spots are based on winning percentage, so that could work. We could just throw that match out and make it a 15 point night instead of 16 for that night....
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 23 3,267 03-23-2017, 06:49 PM
    Thread: Interesting league night issue
Post: RE: Interesting league night issue

And that might be the ultimate answer... we can't split the points .5 each so maybe we do a little wisdom of Solomon kind of deal - tell them if they cant decide between themselves. then no one gets t...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 23 3,267 03-23-2017, 06:46 PM
    Thread: Interesting league night issue
Post: RE: Interesting league night issue

Someone would have been scoring - a teammate of one of the players, not sure who, but we should be able to find out. Good point, we can ask that person. You're right about being face to face - in t...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 23 3,267 03-23-2017, 06:23 PM
    Thread: Interesting league night issue
Post: Interesting league night issue

So I help run our local league, and keep the stats. Every team sends their score sheet in after playing Tuesday nights, and each team captain should be reviewing both teams sheets before sending it in...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 23 3,267 03-23-2017, 06:08 PM
    Thread: Winmau Blade 5 Dual Core dartboard review
Post: RE: Winmau Blade 5 Dual Core dartboard review

So Getagrip, in your opinion, is the B5 DC worth the extra $20 over the B5?
Beacon_Darts Dartboard Reviews 78 40,867 03-23-2017, 05:58 PM
    Thread: Winmau Blade 5 dartboard review
Post: RE: Winmau Blade 5 dartboard review

Great review. I guess for me at the moment, my decision will have to be, Blade 5 on Amazon for $65 with free shipping, or spend $20 more, and get the Blade 5 DC for $85 with free shipping... hmmm.......
Beacon_Darts Dartboard Reviews 65 27,743 03-22-2017, 10:20 PM
    Thread: New Player Trying to Rate Himself
Post: RE: New Player Trying to Rate Himself

All good suggestions! You're in Poughkeepsie? We have a great local league, the SDDL (Im biased as a member playing in the B division, and league officer). Milkysunshine, another member here, is a ...
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 12 1,621 03-22-2017, 09:52 PM
    Thread: RIP Stacey Bromberg
Post: RE: RIP Stacey Bromberg

RIP. She did so much for darts and for charity, a great champion. Freakin Cancer. Too many people I know fighting it currently :(
Beacon_Darts General Darts Chat 17 1,764 02-14-2017, 06:53 PM
    Thread: PDC Awards Dinner
Post: RE: PDC Awards Dinner

Congrats to John Part on the HOF induction!
Beacon_Darts PDC darts News 13 3,117 01-05-2017, 07:49 PM
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