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Kwiz Titan dart stems review
Kwiz is an old name in the world of darts. So these are likely old technology but hey, they looked funky so I had to try them!

Anyway - here are the stems:

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You'll see they're made of metal, even the prongs, and have rubber tubes on. These slide up and down, and come off if you want - they're adjustable-length stems!

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This has been done recently with stems you can cut down to size, but these ones you don't have to. An interesting point about these darts is that 2 prongs are longer than the others:

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This is supposedly to help people with bad eyesight load flights into the stem. Fair dos!

Anyway, let's get some meausrements on. Here's how much a stem on its own weighs:

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One of the rubber tubes:

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And the full stem:

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Quite heavy then, but not for a metal stem. Here's a comparison to some more popular stems:

Target Pro Grip Spin

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Deflectagrip durable nylon

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Target Top Spin aluminium

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Target Power Shaft Gen-2 Titanium

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Here's the length of the prongs alone:

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And full length including thread:

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This is sold as a "medium" stem, so let's compare it to a medium stem!

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A bit longer then.

Now to how they work. The tubes allow you to vary the effective stem length, so here's some flights in them!

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Here's some setups compared to normal stems - starting with no tube vs an extra short:

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Tube at the bottom vs medium stem:

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Tube high up vs Cosmo #8 stem:

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If you cut the tube down to size, you could get shorter lengths with it on. But the variablity is fine as is for me! 
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I, of course, would test with the longest configuration possible, so here's my 12g Nodor Sharks dressed up with them:

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They land in the board quite tail up with this setup but that's normal for me and standard flights.

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So I switched to some DXM flights and they went right down!

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Almost too far down for my liking. I tried moving the tube, but that doesn't affect angle much:

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And removing it altogether:

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It seems the only benefit of the adjustable length is characteristics of a longer stem. Doesn't seem to move balance or affect dart angle. But that's not necessarily a bad thing, as it means no extra weight of a longer stem!

These cost me just £1 from the shop I bought them from. I'd give these a 7/10 - they're a good idea, and I do like them, but you can have Target Pro Grip spin stems for the same money and I think they're just better, even though these can be adjusted!
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Current setup:

Cosmo Juggler Queen 2nd 400 (18g) + One80 Reflex conversion points
Cosmo Carbon #8 locked stem
Cosmo Fit Flight Juggler yellow (ocean design)

High checkout: 124 (T20, T14, D11, steeltip)
Best 501 leg: 20 darts
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Nice review Josh, I bought some of them years ago but never liked them, they were a bit weird I thought. Guests cannot see images in the messages. Please register at the forum by clicking here to see images.
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Nice review. Never seen or heard of those before so great to look at this review and see some new for me stuff! Cheers
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(05-21-2016, 01:05 PM)Getagrip Wrote: Nice review Josh, I bought some of them years ago but never liked them, they were a bit weird I thought. Guests cannot see images in the messages. Please register at the forum by clicking here to see images.

Yeah they are a bit weird aren't they? Guests cannot see images in the messages. Please register at the forum by clicking here to see images.

(05-23-2016, 10:54 AM)ElusiveDouble85 Wrote: Nice review. Never seen or heard of those before so great to look at this review and see some new for me stuff! Cheers

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Current setup:

Cosmo Juggler Queen 2nd 400 (18g) + One80 Reflex conversion points
Cosmo Carbon #8 locked stem
Cosmo Fit Flight Juggler yellow (ocean design)

High checkout: 124 (T20, T14, D11, steeltip)
Best 501 leg: 20 darts
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Nice review, just saw these on DC and couldn't figure out quite what they were, I knew the Nutz wouldn't let me down for info on them thanks Guests cannot see images in the messages. Please register at the forum by clicking here to see images.

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Smile 
Our small league has some old school players who swear by these and have been using them for years.  I keep O rings around just for these folks, and yes, they have close range vision issues Guests cannot see images in the messages. Please register at the forum by clicking here to see images. .
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