Viper by GLD Regulation Bristle Steel Tip Dartboard Set

Last updated: May 28, 2020


This dartboard comes with six steel tip darts for endless hours of gameplay. The high-grade compressed sisal board adds to the durability of the set, while the rotating number ring adds another dimension to the game. Players who love a good competition will also appreciate that the board is an official tournament size board.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: Increase the level of game play by turning the dartboard's rotating number ring before each game.

In our analysis of 135 expert reviews, the Viper by GLD Regulation Bristle Steel Tip Dartboard Set placed 1st when we looked at the top 18 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Viper Shot King dartboard features a staple-free bullseye which helps prevent bounce-outs. It’s constructed from sisal bristle fibers compressed together, providing unsurpassed durability. The spider utilizes thin, rounded galvanized wires that allow darts to slide off the spider and land in the target area. The Viper Shot King is an official tournament size dartboard, measuring 18″ in diameter and 1.5″ D. A movable number ring further extends the dartboard’s life. This dartboard accommodates both steel tip and soft tip darts. Includes 2 complete sets of steel tip darts (6 total) and mounting hardware.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

It has fewer bounce outs with a staple free bullseye.
It’s brightly colored and easy to see from throwing distance so you can aim where you want to hit.
So with this dartboard, your darts will be sliding-off the spider with ease, landing straight in the designated area.
It uses thin, rounded galvanized wires and a staple-free bullseye to prevent bounce-off.
The bristle fibers make room for the dart tip (when the dart hits the board) and they return to their original position as soon as you pull the dart off the board.
This board is suitable for both beginners and pro-level players.
The movable ring is also present on this dart board, and that means that you can balance the wear of the area by rotating the dart board.
This board was built in a way that effectively prevents bounce-outs, remains tough in all sorts’ weather conditions and provides long-lasting service.
The thin sphere-shaped wiring is also designed to prevent bounce outs.
Durable sisal bristle fibers are closely packed together for reduced bounce out
What pops out immediately is the perfectly round spider wires that rest on top of the board.

What reviewers didn't like

Razer wires are not well secured and may pop out
If it weren’t for the issues with the ring, this would be a top-quality board.
Not durable like the rest
Numbers are hard to read
Several bad spots on the board
Not for children under 13 year
Some buyers agree that this dartboard is not the best for high-quality darts because the darts hit hard aluminum when you miss the scoring surface.
Wiring isn't staple-free
Board doesn’t always self-heal as promoted
The first thing to point out is this is not an entirely staple free dart board. It has a staple free bullseye though.
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