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Here you’ll find mesh and traditional stringing tutorials, advice from stringing experts, and many other opportunities to learn tricks of the trade.

Talking Pockets With UVA’s James Pannell

0 - Published June 25, 2013 by in Gear, Mesh, Stringing, Stringing Rules

When James Pannell wasn’t coaching kids, or playing a vicious game of P-I-G against his brother, Rob, he was getting peppered by questions from yours truly. This time around I asked James about his custom UVA dye, his pocket, and how he and his classmates adjusted to the new college rules, including the 2010 heads, and 2013 stringing rules.

Forum Friday

Ayudame! That’s leather for help.

0 - Published June 21, 2013 by in Gear, Traditional

This week, one hot topic has been around one member’s issues with some leathers in his stick. He’s just not quite sure why they are messing up on him. Check out the post and a picture of his dilemma here.

Traditional Thursday: My Recent Work

0 - Published June 6, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Towards the end of the college season, work picked up to the point that I couldn’t string as much as I’d like to, but now that things are slowing down just a little bit, I’ve found the time to dial just a couple of sticks… here’s a look at some of the heads I’ve been stringing.

Traditional Thursday: Lance Gibson’s Connor Pocket

2 - Published May 16, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Lance Gibson strung up a super clean 6-diamond traditional pocket in a brand new Brine Clutch Elite, sent the photos in, and even referred to it as a “Connor Pocket” because he used a tear drop top string. I am honored that anyone would name their traditional work after me, but when a stringer of Lance’s quality does it? It’s a pure compliment!

Traditional Thursday: The Leather Pocket Transfer

4 - Published May 9, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Tutorials

Do you have a traditional pocket that you love, but you worry that you will someday break the plastic head that it is in? And do you not use the traditional because of the 100% rational fear? If so, or if you have a broken stick with a great leather and lace pocket in it, have no fear! CW is here to show you how to move your traditional pocket from one head to another…