Today Max McCool offers up a simple dye job that involves a two-color fade and polka dots.
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.
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.
The latest from Lacrosse Playground’s resident stick doctor Max McCool is an extensive video tutorial series about creating permanent rubber butt ends on your lacrosse stick. The 15 video series is after the jump.
Max McCool is Lacrosse Playground’s resident stick stringing and head dyeing expert. This week he shows off a recent black and grey camouflage dye job. Max provided Lacrosse Playground readers with step-by-step instructions so you can do it at home.
We’ve all been in a position where we’ve broken a sidewall string in the middle of a game. That got Lacrosse Playground’s resident stick-stringer thinking how he could do something to strengthen the sidewall strings and lengthen their life. Max came up with the Rubber Sidewall Experiment, where he tested melting rubber onto the sidewall strings. Still in its conceptual stage, here are his initial results:
Yesterday we showed you five of the favorite stringing and dye jobs of Lacrosse Playground’s resident stick doctor, Max McCool. We told you we’d show you five more today. The only problem is that Max couldn’t pick just five. He gave us nine more examples of some of his favorite work.