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Stringer’s Shack G3 Ultralight Mesh Review

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Stringer’s Shack’s G3 ultralight mesh is their highest end performance mesh. It comes in at a very low price point compared to other performance meshes on the market.  When Stringer’s Shack challenged me to try out their mesh I was a bit skeptical of how good a mesh would perform that’s a fraction of the […]

Ten Minute Traditional: Pita

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Ten Minute Traditional created a pre-strung pocket with high-quality materials.    Ease of Stringing: 9/10 All you really need to know how to do are sidewalls and topstrings. But I’ve seen thousands of home strung sticks over the years and I know that isn’t something everyone knows how to do. Ten Minute Traditional created videos on how to […]

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Mint Mesh Review

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The guys over at Mint Mesh challenged me to try a piece of their two-color candy cane pattern as well as a piece of their Mintaflague design (a type of digi-camo). The color lines are clean with no bleed and overall look fantastic as soon as you see them and even better when they’re strung-up. […]

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Firethreads – Stringers Pack & GripPrint Review

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I was always skeptical about “performance strings,” never thinking they really made a difference compared to regular sidewall/shooting strings. So when a learned about Firethreads and their rubber grip print on them, I thought they could be just for show. Lorne at Firethreads got a hold of Lacrosse Playground and challenged me to try their Stringers Pack: The Stringers Pack includes […]

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Review: TradiTree Retro

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TradiTree has released iteration after iteration of the already innovative original TradiTree that include one for pita pockets, six-shooters, and even for a women’s stick. Most recently they have release the TradiTree Retro. At first glance, it might just look like the original TradiTree.  It has four branches that hold the leather in place so […]

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Falcone Zone #1: Intro to Stringing and Dyeing

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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 […]

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Lacrosse All Stars Talks Pockets with Paul Rabil

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The gents at Lax All Stars get the low-down from Paul Rabil on pockets

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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

A Basic Mesh Pocket by Stylin Strings

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An oldie but goodie from Stylin Strings.

Oh My: Gnarly USA Lax Heads

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Yet another batch of heads for @bryanmepstein 's boys @dyllan_epstein20 and @kylleepstein both very talented players. Happy to be stringing for such a great family. True members of the #EmeraldEmpire X10 with @seminole_strings mesh Tank with @stringersshack G3 Tank with @stringersshack G3 A photo posted by Emerald Strings (@emeraldstrings) on Oct 4, 2015 at 3:37pm […]

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