Max McCool: Wood Grain Dye Job

Max McCool: Wood Grain Dye Job



Max McCool’s latest dye jobs is a wood grain dye job on the STX Revolver head.

Posted in: Dyeing, Featured

Louis Vuitton iPad Cases



Next year Louis Vuitton will be indroducing custom cases for iPads. The cases come in two options of Monogram and Damier Graphite.

Posted in: Gadgets, Tech
Max McCool’s Gait Shockwave strung with traditional leathers

Max McCool’s Gait Shockwave strung with traditional leathers



Max McCool is Lacrosse Playground’s resident stick doctor. Over the past year he’s shown you a variety of stringing and dye jobs. Now it’s time to see what he uses. McCool has been using the Gait Shockwave on and off since high school. McCool, who now plays club ball in the DC area, took a twist on a traditional string job by combining elements of the Heat Turtle and the Doerr pockets to make a pocket with strong hold that has held up for him this spring.

Posted in: Featured, Gait
Max McCool: STX Revolver dye job

Max McCool: STX Revolver dye job



This month Lacrosse Playground’s resident head dyeing guru takes on the STX Revolver head. Max McCool does a revolver pattern on the new STX head.

Posted in: Featured, Heads
Max McCool: How to string the Corner Pocket

Max McCool: How to string the Corner Pocket



Max McCool gives Lacrosse Playground readers another stick stringing tutorial, this time on how to string the Corner Pocket.

Posted in: Featured, Stringing

Max McCool: The Triangle Top String



Want to reduce the lip under the plastic at the top of your head? Try the Triangle Top String method of stringing, shown to you by Max McCool.

Posted in: Stringing

What if Louis Vuitton Made a Lacrosse Stick?



What if Louis Vuitton Made a Lacrosse Stick? Check out the dye job that answers that question.>>Read More


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Posted in: Dyeing

Max McCool: Simple Polka Dot Fade Dye Job



Today Max McCool offers up a simple dye job that involves a two-color fade and polka dots.

Posted in: Dyeing

Head dyeing: Three-color dye with stripes and fade



Max McCool is back with another dye job — a three-color striped fade. This dye is a three color process, and involves two fades and some electrical tape stripes. You’ll need electrical tape, a ruler, an X-ACTO knife and two colors of dye (any of your choosing), plus black dye. Learn all the steps and see the photos after the jump.

Posted in: Dyeing

Stick Care: A Little TLC Goes a Long Way



As summer draws to a close we have to face the fact that it won’t always be bright and sunny outside. Rain can do the worst things to your lacrosse stick, from making it throw like a windsock to destroying your strings with the resulting mud. There are a few steps you can take to ensure that your pocket will actually throw the next day, and it just involves giving your head a little TLC. These things will also make sure your pocket lasts as long as possible, so it’s really worth taking the extra few minutes when you get home from a drencher.

Posted in: Stringing