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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…

Posted in: Dyeing, Stringing

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…

Posted in: deBeer, Dyeing

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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Some Dye Eggs, We Dye Heads

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For this issue of Stylin’ Strings Lax Customs we wanted to capture the Easter holiday in an article. We had a unique project in the dye lab for Great Falls Lacrosse Club in Virginia. The project was for the girls programs from U-9 to U-15. They wanted some custom dyed heads to spruce up the goalie position. Read More…

Posted in: Dyeing, Gait

Stylin’ Strings Lax Named Official Stringers & Dye Artists For Virginia Lacrosse, Part 2

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This issue of Stylin’ Strings Lax Customs is Part 2 of our UVA stick series. This round of heads came in after our first consultations with some of the players over their Christmas break. Grab Two Saber’s, Get some Flow, and Twice the Showtime in this five stick rundown special. Read More…

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St. Paddy’s Chrome

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For this issue of Stylin’ Strings Lax Customs we chose a Green Chrome STX Revolver. St. Paddy’s day was months away but we needed a new clover demo for in the shop. The U.S. Lacrosse Convention was coming up so we decided we would take it there as well to show off. Read More…

Posted in: Dyeing, Stylin Strings

Nike, INC. Announces Strategic Partnership To Scale Waterless Dyeing Technology

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NIKE, Inc. announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with DyeCoo Textile Systems B.V., a Netherlands-based company that has developed and built the first commercially available waterless textile dyeing machines. By using recycled carbon dioxide, DyeCoo’s technology eliminates the use of water in the textile dyeing process. Read More…

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Stylin’ Strings Lax named Official Stringers & Dye Artists For Virginia Lacrosse

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For this episode of the new season of Stylin’ Strings Customs we wanted to come out of the gate swinging to trump the sticks of last season like the Goalie Houndstooth/Flag & the Inside Out Clover for Jake Byrne. We had some correspondence with someone inside the UVA organization. This developed into trading emails with head coach Dom Starsia. After he viewed the SS Lax website and understood what we do he invited us down for a very anticipated special day with the team. Read More…

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