Back in the 1970’s and 1980’s, Yard Darts were a big fad. These were foot-long darts made of steel, with large plastic vanes on the back. They were marketed under several names, including Yard Darts, Lawn Darts, Jarts, and Yarts. Continue reading What happened to Yard Darts & Lawn Darts?
Bristle dart boards are made of sisal fiber, a natural plant fiber similar to hemp.Like any natural organic fiber, sisal is vulnerable to damp and temperature extremes. Continue reading Don’t Water your Dartboard!
The original manufacturer of Bristle Dartboards was the Nodor Company, of England. For many years the other major dartboard manufacturer was the Winmau Dartboard Company.
In the last couple of decades, several companies have merged or been purchased, to form the current Brackla-Nodor company, which now produces both Nodor and Winmau Dartboards. Continue reading Bristle Dartboard Manufacturers
The Stock Market Investing Dartboard was a feature of the Wall Street Journal newspaper.
For 14 years (1988 – 2002), the WSJ ran a series of highly publicized contest between a group of professional investors, and an “Investment Dartboard”. Continue reading Stock Market Investing Dartboard