Quantum Darts QD600 24g darts review



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As some of you may already know a new darts brand started this week called Quantum Darts. The owner is an old friend of mine who has spent a long time getting things ready to launch his brand so I wish him all the best and hope he goes on to grow it ever bigger and better, good luck! There is a few launch models available and the set I am reviewing here is the QD600 which is 24g there is also a sister model which is the QD500 in 22g. They are 90% tungsten and retail for £27.99 from the Quantum Darts site here: https://www.quantumdarts.co.uk/


CONTENTS AND PACKAGING:


The darts come in a small plastic clam shell case and its neatly arranged to hold the darts in a point protector along with a set of medium nylon stems and under the inlay is a set of nicely designed and colourful Quantum Darts flights in standard shape:


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Its a straight barrel tapered nose style dart which is a good classic shape and it has a mix of rings and grooves with a section at the front with circular indents and a smooth section on the rear with the QD logo. Overall grip level is around about medium.

DIMENSIONS:


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WEIGHT:


Two barrels were very close and the difference between lightest and heaviest is six hundredths of a gram:

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Weight of full setup as supplied:

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BALANCE:


With nothing attached the balance was a little towards the front:

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With supplied setup it moved a little behind centre:

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Balance with my own medium, inbetween, short and extra short nylon stems and standard flights:

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MY GRIP WITH THESE DARTS:


About where the circular indents are:

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CONCLUSION:


Well its always nice to see a new brand entering the market and also nice to see the darts priced quite reasonably too Smile

This is a good classic shape to start with and overall its neatly done so things bode well for the future.

I think its a dart that can be a good all rounder, it was fine with my front grip and although I did get some spin at times it also flew very smoothly at times too, I think its just my grip interacting with the circular indents. The darts were quite pleasant to throw with a good feel to them but may be not enough grip for some people.

From the middle the darts were better balanced and flying very smooth, I think the way they are drilled makes the balance very good from there. I cant really say there was any problems at all from the middle so may suit mid grippers best.

I dont think from the rear was a great position to grip for me but it was still flying ok, just a little bit nose up. Again for natural rear grippers I think it will be fine though and you have some grip from the grooves on the end too.

So I think it will suit all styles like I already said and its a good dart to start a brand with really because of that. A fairly simple design that works well and is neatly machined and not crazily priced which is nice! Smile


Summary Ratings:


Looks: 7.5 (classic style)
Grip: 6.5 (1 to 10 Scale, 10 been severe grip)
Weight match: 8.5 (2 almost exact)
Quality: 8 (good)
Value: 8.5 (good)
Suitability for me: 7.5 (ok)

Best Feature: Nice all rounder Smile
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Great to see a new name on the block, and as you say with reasonably priced darts. I loved the look of all the Quantum darts as soon as I saw some sneek previews and will be buying at least one set when i get paid this week - not sure yet whether to go for this or the QD500 though. Also contemplating the QD700 as well unless anything unexpected comes up in the meantime.

Thanks for the review - will add it to a review index in a mo Smile

Also good luck to Quantum Darts as well Smile
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These look very nice, and similar to the shape and weight I tend to use.  However, as I mentioned in the other thread, just might give the 400 bullets a try.  Still on the fence  Thinker

Great review Darren, and a big well done to Quantum  yesyesyes
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Coulda been a contender if it weren't for the smooth section with the logo.
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Ayup Darren

As usual a great and honest review, and a nice looking dart as well.
Good luck to QD, competition is healthy.

Shed
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I think it's a classy looking barrel and the review really does reflect the work gone into producing it. I also like the price.
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(09-18-2018, 05:15 PM)mc1958 Wrote: Great to see a new name on the block, and as you say with reasonably priced darts.  I loved the look of all the Quantum darts as soon as I saw some sneek previews and will be buying at least one set when i get paid this week - not sure yet whether to go for this or the QD500 though.  Also contemplating the QD700 as well unless anything unexpected comes up in the meantime.

Thanks for the review - will add it to a review index in a mo Smile

Also good luck to Quantum Darts as well Smile

Cheers Mike! Smile

(09-18-2018, 05:27 PM)nixer55 Wrote: These look very nice, and similar to the shape and weight I tend to use.  However, as I mentioned in the other thread, just might give the 400 bullets a try.  Still on the fence  Thinker

Great review Darren, and a big well done to Quantum  yesyesyes

Thanks Glenn! Smile

(09-18-2018, 05:39 PM)bkbum Wrote: Coulda been a contender if it weren't for the smooth section with the logo.

Ah too bad Smile

(09-18-2018, 06:00 PM)Shed inn Wrote: Ayup Darren

As usual a great and honest review, and a nice looking dart as well.
Good luck to QD, competition is healthy.

Shed

Thanks Nigel! Smile

(09-18-2018, 06:09 PM)SlingBlade Wrote: I think it's a classy looking barrel and the review really does reflect the work gone into producing it. I also like the price.

Cheers Tom Smile
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Nice looking darts for sure- I would prefer a heavier grip but other than that looks like quality arrows - of course nice review as usual.
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(09-19-2018, 04:27 PM)*Saber* Wrote: Nice looking darts for sure- I would prefer a heavier grip but other than that  looks like quality arrows - of course nice review as usual.

Larry, I think the QD700 they do may be just up your street - 25g as well - https://www.quantumdarts.co.uk/product/q...s-700-25g/
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Great review as always Darren. mint

Have my eyes on the 400's, liking that bullet shape. Smile
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