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How to Use Dart Flight Protectors

Updated April 17, 2017

Protect and enhance the durability of your dart flights using flight protectors. Darts is a game of skill and is played by men and women of all ages. For serious players, a flight protector can help eliminate damage with a regular dart use as well as strengthening your flight so that is able to be used over and over again.

Purchase flight protectors. Flight protectors can be purchased for a small price from retailers such as sporting good stores and online speciality stores. Typically, for a few dollars you can get several flight protectors in a package.

Attach the flight protector to the dart. Flight protectors are small clips that are usually made out of plastic or metal. Clip the flight protectors onto the dart by placing them on the top of each flight making sure to cover all four edges. The flight protectors will fit any shape of flight whether it is a soft tip or steel tip darts.

Test out your darts using your flight protectors. The flight protectors may alter the way the darts are thrown since they are also used to help with aerodynamics by keeping the dart flight in good shape. This translates into a more accurate hit when the dart is thrown at the target.

Things You'll Need

  • Darts
  • Flight protectors
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