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Unread postAuthor: Lordfetta » Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:16 am

I have made alot of darts in my pneumatics life, but the most affective i have found is to screw a heavy screw into the cap of a caulk or silicon stick (The plastic cone on the end of a silicon stick) This results in a very aerodynamic dart.
make sure the screw you use has a heavy head on it. You can also use nails instead of screws, but you would need big heavy nails to suffice. If the cap is too big, heat the rim on it, and slide it into the end of your barrel, to size it correctly. I have launched these well over 50m. The caps are normally free to take, so I take about 60 every time I visit my local $2 shop
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Unread postAuthor: lukemc » Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:21 am

looks nice what size barrel do you shoot it out of?
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Unread postAuthor: us sniper » Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:03 pm

you should put a cap on the head of the screw, like the cones that you put on rockets. Then it will be more aero dynamic and the center of gravity is still towards the head of the dart
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Unread postAuthor: VH_man » Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:20 pm

yeah, but that would move the fins foward........
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Unread postAuthor: Lordfetta » Fri Mar 16, 2007 10:51 pm

And the screw end is good for making large holes, so covering it won't help impact
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Unread postAuthor: us sniper » Sat Mar 17, 2007 2:21 am

If you trying to make large holes you might as well use batteries, darts are meant to stick into objects like targets. Adding a cap would not affect the placement of the fins because it would be the same diameter as the screw head. Plus, there are no fins, he used a cone to stablize it.
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Unread postAuthor: Lordfetta » Sat Mar 17, 2007 4:20 am

Nah, batteries suck in my gun. I don't think they were made for flying
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Unread postAuthor: chaos » Sat Mar 17, 2007 4:23 am

batteries just suck full stop. they spin everywhere and are inacurate.

nice idea on the darts i might mod this design to suit a 16mm bore.

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Unread postAuthor: Lordfetta » Sat Mar 17, 2007 7:27 am

I just tried using heavy nails, instead of the screw, and it drove straight into a car door, and smashed the wound down window inside
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Unread postAuthor: us sniper » Sat Mar 17, 2007 6:42 pm

What diameter was the nail and what were you using to stablize the nail in the barrel?
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Unread postAuthor: Lordfetta » Sun Mar 18, 2007 5:09 am

Well..... we are talking about darts here so I pretty much put the nail in the dart.
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Unread postAuthor: Lordfetta » Sun Mar 18, 2007 5:10 am

Ow sorry lukemc, my barrel is 20mm
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Unread postAuthor: chaos » Sun Mar 18, 2007 3:00 pm

urrrm..... edit button

can darts have pointed tip?

i have a 16mm bore on my triple s. these "darts" do not fit :cry: oh well i might give A-98's darts a go they seem alright.

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Unread postAuthor: Deko » Thu Mar 22, 2007 4:06 pm

me and my friends have made these alot, they hurt really bad to be shot with, weve also made them with the pont sticking out so they stick into things but i never volentered to be shot with one of those because the blunt one hurt bad enough :?
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Unread postAuthor: spudthug » Thu Mar 22, 2007 4:25 pm

oh wow stupidity^^^^??? that is the most retarded thing ive ever heard if i shot these out of my gun at like 20 psi they would leave a welt like a paintball frozen...anything above 50 psi is definately deadly...who shoots there freinds with darts??? oh and btw these wouldnt really be called *DARTS* they are more like bolts.....darts have pointy tips
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