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Traditional Thursday Easton Stealth Core

Traditional Thursday: Sidewall Experiment

0 - Published January 9, 2014 by in Stringing, Traditional

Welcome back to another traditional Thursday. This week, I had the pleasure of stringing up a lacrosse head for long-time LAS reader Paul Jones. He gave me free-reign on this Easton Core, so I had to come up with something special for him.

Forum Friday

The Best Traditional Leathers

0 - Published January 3, 2014 by in Stringing, Traditional

Traditional stringing has always been a big topic here at LAS, and this week’s Forum Friday is a question about the best leathers to use. This matter is clearly based on opinion, but with so many options these days, from Throne to East Coast Dyes to Jimalax and more, hearing testimonials from other players in the LAS Community is a huge blessing!

Traditional Thursday: Old Wood, New Life

0 - Published January 2, 2014 by in Traditional

I picked up an old Hattersley’s Viktoria (made in England) on Craigslist (thanks to Chris Tiernan for physically picking it up for me), and even though it’s a women’s stick, it was well worth putting a new men’s pocket in it to shoot around and use for coaching. Giving an old, well used stick a new life. Sounds like a job for Traditional Thursday.

Revo 3 Lacrosse Head with 7 Diamond Traditional Pocket

Traditional Thursday: Prevention and A Pass On

- Published December 27, 2013 by in Traditional

Traditional Thursday, this week, is about honing in a few of the finer details of stringing a traditional. These adjustments that I’ve made are an attempt to confront real pocket issues by slight modification. I’ll note what the issue may be, then what was done to alleviate it. Try some.

Traditional Friday? Leather Pull Strings

0 - Published December 20, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

When you look at this lacrosse head I’ve strung up, you will notice that the bottom holes aren’t like any other lacrosse head. There are only 2 holes and the sidewall is so spaced out that you can’t really pull a leather through the last sidewall like you can with a STX Proton/Super Power. So I decided to use floating leathers in this pocket.

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Traditional Thursday: Double Traditional

0 - Published December 12, 2013 by in Traditional

We’re getting weird this week on #traditionalthursday. We’ve seen Connor Wilson’s take on the double traditional in the past, but this week I took it literally and doubled up on the lace. Let’s get down on some leather and lace theory…

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Traditional Thursday: Throne Leather Giveaway

0 - Published December 12, 2013 by in Traditional, Tutorials

Since we want you guys to get in on the goodness, we’ve teamed up with Throne of String to give away an all black, murdered out Throne of String Leathers kit. It’s everything you’ll need to string your own stick of death, and it could be none more black.

Traditional Thursday: 2 Diamond Pita Pocket

0 - Published December 5, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

Welcome back to traditional Thursday. This week, we’re seeing how low we can go. We’re talking 2 diamond trads and diamond size theory. Sometimes less is more…

Traditional Thursday: Inside Billy’s Mind

0 - Published November 21, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

I’m beginning to see this style shooting string pop up everywhere now, often at youth practices, and usually in neon colors for some reason… But I couldn’t ignore it any longer, especially now that our boy Ratzke hooked us up with a tutorial and in depth explanation on how it works. I decided to try this out in my gamer. I’m tired of seeing these things in mesh, why not use it in a traditional too?

Traditional Thursday: Breaking In 5D

0 - Published November 14, 2013 by in Traditional

More great break-in advice from Greg Rose: The initial advice on breaking in the pocket is to make sure all the crosslace junctions secure around the leather and keep the diamonds even. To make sure of this, keep a careful eye on the diamonds as it breaks in and use your finger to scoot the junction back into an equalizing position if it shifts….

Traditional Thursday: 6 Leather Traditional

0 - Published November 7, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional, Tutorials

Welcome back to another awesome #traditionalthursday. This week, I answer a reader question from Jeffery Barber. He writes, I want to try a six-leather traditional in an Evo 4. It has the cut-outs in the scoop for six leathers, but only has four anchor holes in the throat of the head. Do you have any […]

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Top String Tuesday: Leathers with a Dropped Top

0 - Published November 5, 2013 by in General, Stringing, Traditional

Over the past few weeks we have been digging into what I call the “dropped top string.”  Two weeks ago I strung up a Huron Top String and last week I showed you how to string a quick and easy Iroquois Top String.  This week I’m teaming up with the one and only, big Billy […]

Traditional Thursday: Excess String Thing

0 - Published October 31, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

Welcome to another fantastic #TraditionalThursday! This week we’ve got a couple newly strung heads for you to check out, and a fun thing you can start doing with all of your excess string. Let’s get right to it!

Forum Friday

Wooden Heads Strung With Traditional

0 - Published October 25, 2013 by in Traditional

Last week our Forum Friday was about what would to choose for a wooden shaft. This week, we’re continuing the wood theme, but moving on to lacrosse heads! It’s time to look at traditionally strung wood heads.

Traditional Thursday: Super Post

0 - Published October 24, 2013 by in Stringing, Traditional

Welcome to an epic #TraditionalThursday post! This one is chock full of info, photos, tips, questions, and more. Buckle up the old leather seatbelt, tighten your sidewalls, and get that spool of cross lace ready!