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

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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Wimmer Solutions Dyed Heads

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Anthony Kelly sent over a number of heads a while back to be dyed for the Wimmer Solutions team in Hawaii. Congrats again to Wimmer on winning the Hawaii Invitational Lacrosse Tournament. I tried to make each one unique and had input on some. Read More…

Posted in: Dyeing

No Gut, No Glory

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When I wrote my last article on putting together and Old School/New School stick, I mentioned that it would be interesting to try one. Mission accomplished, and the new gut string can be seen in the header image. It’s not obvious at first glance, so you may have to squint. But there it is, twisted around the top of the lacing from side to side, course, slightly translucent. Read More…

Posted in: Dyeing, Stringing

Los Banditos Dye Job, Uniform

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A fellow laxer, M. Britt, and I started discussing the concept of doing a Banditos theme for the indoor team that he plays on. My only comment about them is don’t get in a shootout with anyone rocking those unis. Anyways, Britt sent me over a bunch of images that Striker Danger was working with in order to do there uniforms and I got to work. Read More…

Posted in: Dyeing, Uniforms

Joker Theme Dye

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A customer emailed me and requested a Dark Knight Joker theme dye. So after some discussion we decided on Neon Green, Green, Purple, and Black for the main colors and Yellow and Red accents. First, I cut some Dark Knight bat stickers. Read More…

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Drexel Eight Ball Dye Job

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I recently did a head for Drexel attackman, Cory Dobyns. He recently found out that he would be wearing #8 this year and wanted to get another head dyed up with an eight ball theme and he wanted to really represent the King Dyes. Read More…

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Georgetown Prep Mini-Checkerboard Pattern Dye Job

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One of the current players at Georgetown Prep got up with me to discuss a new dye for him and with a little discussion on the color variation and a recent pattern I came across we came up with this. He decided on going with Baby Blue stripes and a White/Navy Mini-Checkerboard pattern with the outside of the head still Navy. Read More…

Posted in: Dyeing, Heads

Digital Camouflage Dye by Max McCool

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The Digital Camo dye job has been a long time coming for me. It has been done before by patient people with steady hands. I wanted to do my own take on it, and it took me a long time to do it exactly how I wanted to. To begin, I created a design on the computer in the shapes of various digital camo pieces. Read More…

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Halo Hot Glue Dye Job

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A friend talked to me awhile back about doing a Halo themed head. This wasn’t anything too crazy but I felt good about it. I wouldn’t mind some input for some addtional ideas for a second Halo theme. This one as you can see was simple in the fact that it was the camo “style pattern” (as I call it) and involved three different shades of green: Lime, Kelly, and Forest. Read More…

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