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RipNet Lacrosse Technology Contracts Stylin’ Strings Lax


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


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…

Posted in: Dyeing

Some Dye Eggs, We Dye Heads


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


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…

Posted in: Dyeing, Nike

Wimmer Solutions Dyed Heads


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


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


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


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…

Posted in: Dyeing

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…

Posted in: Dyeing

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