Tips & Instruction for Lacrosse Equipment Maintenance

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Tips & Instruction for Lacrosse Equipment Maintenance

This page focuses on lacrosse equipment maintenance such as breaking in your mesh, cutting your stick, etc.

How To Cut or Trim A New Lacrosse Stick/Shaft

You will need the following items:

  • Lacrosse Shaft
  • Lacrosse Screw - To attach the lacrosse head to the shaft.
  • Lacrosse End Cap (Butt)
  • Hacksaw
  • Screwdriver
  • Tape Measure

Instructions

  • Based on various age limits and your son's size, you might have to cut the shaft down to a more appropriate length (i.e. defensive shaft). Check with your lacrosse coach for the permissible length for your son's age group and the best length based on your son's height.
  • Measure the stick (including the length of the head) and mark shaft where you would like to cut.
  • Remove the end cap (butt) if needed.
  • Cut pole with hacksaw (see picture below) and cut from the bottom of the shaft.
  • Remember, do not cut off the top end (head end) of the shaft because you will make things more difficult (i.e. you will need to drill new holes in order to attach the lacrosse head).
  • Sand bottom of pole if needed (i.e. it becomes too rough from your expert "trimming" effort).
  • Reattach lacrosse end cap (butt). Tape end cap if needed/desired.
  • Voila! You are done.

Cutting of a Lacrosse Shaft

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