Dropped Top String Advice

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At the beginning of the month, a LaxAllStars Community member asked for advice to string a dropped top string. He has a Tribe 7 head, which seems to be popular with some face off guys like Greg Gurenlian, and is unsure about which type of dropped top string to use.

johnjohnjohnk posted the following:

I got a new head recently and I needed some advice on how to string it well. I have a tribe 7 sceptre 7 head that I am going to string but need advice on how to do it. I know I most likely will have to have a dropped top string like an Iroquois or Huron but I am unsure as what I would have to do for the pocket. Do you start the pocket as if it were the top of the head even though it is a few inches down or is there some trick to it? I am trying to get a mid pocket that is fairly shifty and has a smooth release but I’m not sure how to approach this as I have never strung a pocket with a dropped topstring.

Thanks for your help

Have any advice on a dropped top string? Share it in the original post! Also be sure to check out tutorials for a few different types of dropped top strings from our own Andrew Ratzke.

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Kevin Rowen

Kevin grew up in Irvine, CA where he started playing lacrosse in the 6th grade. He played for multiple teams in the Adrenaline Starz organization back in the days before Adrenaline was an official sponsor, and played four years for the Northwood High School Timberwolves. Now, Kevin attends UCLA and plays attack for the Bruins. Follow Kevin on twitter @krowen.

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