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Dropped Top String Advice

0 - Published December 27, 2013 by in Stringing

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.

Traditional Thursday: Billy’s New Creation!

0 - Published October 24, 2013 by in General

Today I will show you a new pocket, inspired by an abundance of scrap string and my forever growing needs for a quicker release. This drop top features 2 strings running along the top of the scoop extremely tight. As always, the goal is to avoid the dreaded ball and plastic click and keeping everything symmetrical, in this asymmetrical traditional pocket.

Triangle Top String

Top String Tuesday: Triangle Tutorial

0 - Published September 24, 2013 by in Mesh, Stringing, Tutorials

The Triangle Top String (TTS) is easily one of my favorite top stringing methods. It’s a slight spin-off of a typical 9-diamond top string, but I have found that it keeps the mesh tighter to the top of your lacrosse head, which really helps prevent the ball from hitting plastic.

Chenango Top String Tutorial

Top String Tuesday: Chenango Tutorial

0 - Published September 17, 2013 by in Mesh, Stringing, Tutorials

Created as a potential solution to the new college lacrosse head and shooting string rules, the Chenango Top String causes a really tight channel and a natural “U” in your shooters.

Traditional Thursday: Billy’s New Drop Top

0 - Published September 6, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

Over the summer, I used a mesh stick with an Iroquois top string during the ULAX Liberty Cup tournament. It had a quick and snappy release, which I love. I wanted to replicate those same concepts into a traditional stick.

Traditional Thursday: X Up Top String

0 - Published June 27, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Tutorials

Piotr Stalmach from Mesh Wizard in Poland has some awesome tips for stringing sticks, and this week, he’s showing us how to do the X-Up Top String for traditional sticks!

Traditional Thursday: NEW Top String Tutorial

0 - Published May 30, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Tutorials

While in in Prague, CW had the pleasure of meeting Piotr Stalmach, of Mesh Wizard fame (based out of Poland), and Piotr graciously offered to create a new traditional top string video tutorial for us.

Crosse Clicks: A Weekend Of Action

0 - Published January 21, 2013 by in High School, Pro Lacrosse

Welcome to another Monday Crosse Clicks, where we cover everything inside the lacrosse world, outside of the college game!

Davis Lacrosse Association’s (CA) Stringing Clinic

5 - Published April 26, 2011 by in Gear, Mesh, Stringing

Josh Rottman stops by with a detailed run down on what you need to put on a successful stringing clinic. Whether you’re a 3rd grader new to the game or a sophomore in college, knowing how to string your own stick is a HUGE benefit to your game. Get learned!

Stringing 102: Triangle Top String

9 - Published January 10, 2011 by in Gear, Mesh, Stringing, Training

Kevin McGuirl is back with another string tutorial. This time he’s showing you how to do the Triangle Top String to perfection. Guys like Ned Crotty and the stringers of Pocket 34 use this top string, so you know its legit. Lacrosse knowledge all up in your grill.

Thanksgiving Lacrosse Drop

1 - Published November 25, 2010 by in College, Gear, International, Pro Lacrosse

Sure, it’s Thanksgiving but LAS almost never takes a day off so we’re still unloading TONS of video, photos and opinion on you. We’re so thankful that you’re with us, it’s the least we could do!

Quick Lacrosse Top String Tutorial

4 - Published November 19, 2010 by in Gear, Stringing, Tutorials

Upon request, a closer look at an easy, simple top string. You can do this, it’s easier than you think.

Friday Cheese: Crotty’s California Dream Top String

2 - Published September 17, 2010 by in Gear

Ned Crotty shows off his weapon of choice. Plus news and Spoon Feed notes to give you a Friday rocket boost.

Daily Cheese: Spallina’s Double Life

2 - Published September 7, 2010 by in Pro Lacrosse

Brian Spallina = Pro Laxer + Teacher, awesome top string, plus news & notes as always.

Spencer’s Top String Creations

7 - Published August 3, 2010 by in Gear, The Life

They don’t call Spencer “Skittles” for nothin! Check out his sweet sweet top string creations!

Top String Of The Year, Right Here

10 - Published July 28, 2010 by in Gear, The Life

The brightest top string you’ll ever lay your eyes on…

Daily Cheese: Bro Academies T-shirt Series, STX Surgeon

9 - Published June 16, 2010 by in College, Gear

A new LAS t-shirt series is launched. Plus news & notes as always.

Learn The Upstate Top String With OCC’s Daniel Shields

10 - Published April 19, 2010 by in Gear, Stringing, Tutorials

Daniel Shields from Onondaga Community College stops by LAS to show you all how to do a nifty new top string. Class is in session so take notes and pay attention.