Gait UVA Custom Heads By Stylin’ Strings

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Here are some great images of the Gait custom heads that were made up for the new Freshmen. Each rookie got a tour of their locker room and had a brand new custom head waiting for them. Dyeing gurus at Stylin’ Strings did the custom job for Virginia. Read More…

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California Flag Dye (Video)

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Seeing everybody’s amazing flag dyes has had me thinking about a California Flag dye for a long time, and I finally decided to try it. I work as an artist, and spent many years cutting stencils, so it’s something I’m pretty comfortable with. I did my first dye around 1994 and have been doing it ever since…but it’s something I’ve never been very comfortable with. Read More…

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John Kemp’s Notre Dame Dye Job

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John Kemp, a fellow Georgetown Prep alum, recently contacted me about doing a couple of new dyes for his goalie heads. This was the first. He wanted one either completely or mostly Green with clovers on it and his last name. I made sure these clovers were large and could be seen from a distance. I also included his name in cursive near the bottom of the head and “Irish” written across the top. Read More…

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Crossbow X Stylin Strings Checkered Lacrosse Head

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Harrow enlisted the expertise of lacrosse company, Stylin’ Strings, to dye their Crossbow X head. The Full Checker Inside dyejob by Stylin’ Strings Lax covers the entire inside of the head. Each sticker was hand placed with an exacto knife overlapping all sides holding a crisp pattern down the head. It was then carefully sliced so all edges were clean before dyeing. After cleaning off all stickers it revealed a true piece of art in four color options. Read More…

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Stylin’ Strings Goes to Europe Part 1 of 2

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For this issue of Stylin’ Strings Customs, we had the honor of making 24 lacrosse heads themed after 12 of the countries playing in the Euro World Games held in Amsterdam. They were themed based on the countries flag, logos, emblems, and colors. Read More…

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How To Dye A Goalie Head

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I was asked to dye a pair of goalie heads for a player at Hofstra, so we started out with their colors and tried to keep it simple. Because the scoop of the goalie head is so wide, it really makes cutting the letters out much easier. I drew the letters with a sharpie onto my electrical tape, and the cut them out using the trusty Xacto blade. Read More…

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Part 3: Stylin’ Strings Virginia Lacrosse Customs

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This Stylin’ Strings Lax Customs issue is Part 3 of our UVA stick series. This round of heads was completed right before this season kicked off. We know how the season has ended now but we still wanted to show these 10 new sticks that includes two goalie heads. Read More…

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Help Stylin’ Strings Lax Make-A-Wish

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On April 16th, 2012 Riley Portera-Camp was diagnosed with AML, an aggressive form of Leukemia. Riley is a third year defensemen for the U-13 Knights and a 7th grader at Eastern York Middle School, York County PA. Eastern Knights Lacrosse Foundation has launched a fundraiser that will directly benefit Riley and enable him to receive his WISH through Make-A-Wish Foundation ®. Read More…

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RipNet Lacrosse Technology Contracts Stylin’ Strings Lax

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For this issue of Stylin’ Strings Customs we solidified a creative marketing partnership with RipNet, a new lacrosse technology that is like no other. We wanted to take their logo and make a stick that matches how unique the platform of RipNet is. Here is a look at the two complete chopped customs and a new lacrosse technology that has the potential to change the game. Read More…

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Rit Dye…The Original

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These days manufacturers are customizing and dyeing heads in ways people could have never imagined back in the day. These mass produced heads are located all over the globe in just about every retail store. It is important to remember the pioneers of dyeing and the individuality and hard work it takes to dye your own head. Read More…

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