I started looking at old dropped top strings that I had strung up and then dove into the depths of the interwebs to see what other people had done up. I think that one issue I have had with stringing a dropped top string like an Iroquois Top String is getting the tension right. I came across a Vertical Twist Dropped Top String and decided I would do a tutorial on how I strung mine up.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Welcome to another Monday Crosse Clicks, where we cover everything inside the lacrosse world, outside of the college game!
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!
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.
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!
Upon request, a closer look at an easy, simple top string. You can do this, it’s easier than you think.
Ned Crotty shows off his weapon of choice. Plus news and Spoon Feed notes to give you a Friday rocket boost.
Brian Spallina = Pro Laxer + Teacher, awesome top string, plus news & notes as always.