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Dart Zone Pro Mk-3 Mod Guide

Dart Zone Pro Mk-3 Mod Guide
For its faults, the DZP Mk3 is a great blaster for newer hobbyists, and Dart Zone took some innovative risks in its development. Below is our mod guide for for the Dart Zone Pro Mk-3, featuring our complete mod kit available now.

The Last Week (and a Half) In Review: Mk-3 Edition

The Last Week (and a Half) In Review: Mk-3 Edition
While things settle down enough for us to do an updated warehouse tour, I wanted to take you through the last week we had. And what a Week!

Mega XL In Gameplay: What Role Does it Serve?

Mega XL In Gameplay: What Role Does it Serve?
There's no denying Mega XL is (dare I say) a massive improvement from other Hasbro releases in the past couple of years. But what about the ammo type itself? How effective is it at range, and what role does it play in games?

Adventure Force Spectrum Mod Guide

Adventure Force Spectrum Mod Guide
The Adventure Force Spectrum, surprised everyone in the hobby with better stock performance than a Nerf Elite Stryfe; It would take a lot of work to dethrone the Stryfe, but the Spectrum definitely has a lot going for it.

2021 Out of Darts Update:
COVID, the Hobby, and More

2021 Out of Darts Update: <br/>COVID, the Hobby, and More
To say the past two years have been a whirlwind is an understatement. When this blog launched, I had high hopes of it being an ongoing resource to hobbyists. However, things rarely go according to plan on the first try.

Prusa 3D Print Farm for Nerf Mods

Prusa 3D Print Farm for Nerf Mods
Here's an overview of the 3d print farm here at Out of Darts! We exclusively print Nerf modding parts and are looking to double, or triple our print farm in 2020. Here are the ins and outs of our workflow, the printers we use, and other helpful tips Luke has learned along the way that may come in handy for those interested in starting a print farm.

MOD GUIDE: Nerf Rival Perses

Nerf Rival Perses Mod Guide
The Nerf Rival Perses has taken the blaster hobby by storm in 2019. Building on every rival blaster previously released, we have been given a new b...

A Guide to Traveling for Nerf Events with LiPos & Blasters

A Guide to Traveling for Nerf Events with LiPos & Blasters
Traveling to events is an amazing way to meet a lot of Nerfers in one place. Hauling your equipment around with you can definitely be a hassle; from blasters to LiPo Batteries, there are a lot of potential TSA headaches that could arise if you haven't done your research when it comes to traveling with your Nerf gear.  Here's some helpful tips I've learned along the way when it comes to traveling with my Nerf arsenal! 

Mod Guide: Stryfe

Mod Guide: Stryfe

The Stryfe is one of my absolute favorite mods! Here's a mod guide list of all of the products you'll need to mod your Nerf Stryfe. I have the step-by-step guide for the Stryfe available in my Nerf Modification Guide Book.  If you are new to modding, I would highly recommend you check out the book.  The book will walk you through a stryfe mod, electrical basics, soldering and safety. 

Free the Half-Length Dart

Free the Half-Length Dart
When half-length darts are mentioned, people imagine cracked glasses, darts that punch through cardboard, and welts that last for weeks. These old short darts are now thoroughly obsolete - in fact, they are almost universally banned, as their metal weights are dangerous to Nerfers and groundskeepers alike.  Factory made half-length darts being just as safe as full-length darts, they are still banned across many events and clubs due to the fear of injury.

MOD GUIDE: Rival Nemesis

MOD GUIDE: Rival Nemesis
The Rival Nemesis is an extremely popular blaster and an equally popular modding choice.  This mod shows you how to give your Nemesis some extra punch with a 3s LiPO Battery and includes a full wiring diagram as well as a parts list.

DartZone Pro MK-1 Collector's Edition Overview

DartZone Pro MK-1 Collector's Edition Overview

The DartZone Pro Mk-1’s Collector’s Edition overview by Foam Shepherd