Darts Angle in the board
Glad I stumbled across this thread. Ideally, your dart is supposed to be angled flight up at about 10-45 degrees. This prevents blocking if you've hit your target, and is why they say if you miss, you should miss high. For soft tip players, you need to practice on a steel tip board for tuning, and attempt to get the dart to enter the board as flat as possible. Smaller flights decrease the angle at which the dart enters the board, as do heavier/longer shafts. I've encountered a lot of soft tip players using the wrong setup, you can tell by how their darts wobble when they enter the board. All one needs to do is throw at a steel tip board!
18-gram Target Carrera C11
L-Style In-between L-Shafts
L-Style Kite Champagne Flights
L-Style Lippoint Tips
Reply
I remember reading that info about dart flights supposed to be angled 10-45 degrees in so many instructional dart books/guides...never made sense to me. In the last year I've gripped more near the nose and my darts lay flat.....and I find it much easier to hit targets that are normally blocked or rarely run into situations where I have no room/angle.
Reply
I could see flat being better than a slight upward angle, you'd have less flight blocking the target looking straight on at it. I like about a 20 degree angle, it leaves the target open and allows me to slip darts in underneath more easily. Like everything in darts, to each their own.
18-gram Target Carrera C11
L-Style In-between L-Shafts
L-Style Kite Champagne Flights
L-Style Lippoint Tips
Reply
My darts lay pretty flat so I can stack on top relatively easily but going below a dart is a no no
Match Darts: 23g MasterDarts Gold MVG's or Gary Anderson phase 3
Highest out 155 (T-19 T-20 D-19) Big Grin
2015 180's Goal Progress: 108/180

Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Angle of your elbow? Danny Giles 10 132 11 hours ago
Last Post: The Fox
  Angle of impact the.insid3r 21 615 06-22-2019, 01:09 PM
Last Post: the.insid3r
  Throwing angle Gary James 7 330 01-31-2019, 11:22 PM
Last Post: bkbum
  Help on the angle my dart is hitting the board Ben Spencer 13 2,171 01-26-2019, 05:42 AM
Last Post: Sataporn Bowman
  Angle of attack - Hanging darts MariusOveras 20 1,002 12-21-2018, 11:23 AM
Last Post: MariusOveras
  Darts have a bad angle joshi 8 1,023 06-27-2017, 04:00 PM
Last Post: Jugger
  Difficulty keeping elbow angle Chris LaForm 3 561 02-12-2017, 04:14 AM
Last Post: Chris LaForm
  Angle that dart enters board ?? BruT 12 1,364 02-01-2017, 06:09 PM
Last Post: brenthahn
  Darts landing at an angle jdispaldo 10 2,488 10-24-2016, 08:49 AM
Last Post: Getagrip
  Angle on the board RyanHulls 12 1,451 02-10-2016, 10:19 AM
Last Post: ElusiveDouble85



Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)