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Falcone Zone #1: Intro to Stringing and Dyeing


Howdy, I’m the new resident stringing and dying writer for Lacrosse Playground. The Falcone Zone will feature my work, the work of other great stringers, and reviews of new products coming to the market. I’ll be sharing tips and tricks as well, of course (how else are you going to get started?). The first head I’m showcasing […]

Posted in: Falcone Zone, Stringing

Shoutout: Goalies

Another lovely dye-and-string job from @goaliestrings. Beautiful mid low pocket in a @stxmlax shield with 20d #eastcoastmesh A photo posted by Cameron Crowley (@goaliestrings) on Sep 27, 2015 at 12:08pm PDT

Grip ‘N Rip: Ty Thompson’s Maverik Metrik


Ty Thompson (SUNY Albany, Sr.) is a long time supporter and customer of Chillax Customs. Chillax Customs has been on a hiatus recently, but Nick Coyne is making some noise again with this Maverik Metrik head that he dyed and strung for Ty. Read More…

Posted in: D1, Dyeing

Volt Nike Lakota Sunrise Dye


Mainely Mesh, founded by a Haverford College player, is a new dyeing and mesh purveyor on the rise. Mainely Mesh recently sent in images of their latest, the Volt Nike Lakota Sunrise Dye. Read More…

Posted in: Dyeing, Stringing

Hopkins, Mad Dog Dye Job


Mike Poppleton (Hopkins #29) contacted me about dying a couple heads; one Hopkins themed and the other Mad Dog themed. Both were simple dyes with nothing too elaborate. The part I like best about the Hopkins colored one was the text “We Want More”. The Mad Dog head had roughly the same pattern. Read More…

Posted in: Dyeing

Kameleon Lacrosse Custom Designs


Kameleon Lacrosse specializes in creating custom designs for teams and individual players to change the look of their current gear as well as to new gear they are looking to purchase. Kameleon Lacrosse adds uniqueness and cool at the same time, with a guarantee that their customers will stand out on and off the field. Read More..

Posted in: Dyeing, Helmets

University of Virginia Lacrosse Renews Partnership With Stylin Strings


As you might recall the dyeing/stringing gurus, Stylin’ Strings, partnered with the Virginia Lacrosse team last Spring. What started as trading emails with head coach Dom Starsia and receiving Virginia’s blessing to use the school’s logos soon grew into an official partnership. Lacrosse Playground contributor, Peter Carey, stopped by UVA’s campus yesterday to get an exclusive preview of the team’s custom stringing for 2013. Read More…

Posted in: D1, Gait

Brady’s Bunch Lacrosse Custom Dye


If you aren’t familiar with Brady’s Bunch, they play for Brady Lyn Arthur Wein & everyone whose family has been affected by cancer. They are a good group of guys that play for an unbelievable cause. A player from the team recently contacted me to dye a head for him with a Brady’s Bunch theme. Read More…

Posted in: Club, Dyeing

Stylin’ Strings Goes to Europe Part 1 of 2


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…

Posted in: Dyeing, International

How To Dye A Goalie Head


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…

Posted in: D1, Dyeing