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Posted: 6/13/2003 6:19:08 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/13/2003 6:26:21 AM EDT by Cincinnatus]
Has anyone ever tried this?
I used to dye plastic parts different color, by submerging them in hot Ritt Dye, for a while.
Patterns can be cut out of electricians tape, and applied to the stock.
You could also paint a camo pattern with melted wax, and then remove with heat.

Start with a green stock, apply taped pattern, dye brown, apply more tape, dye black.

I might try it.
Link Posted: 6/13/2003 6:22:14 AM EDT
I have nothing constructive to add to this conversation, sorry.
Link Posted: 6/13/2003 6:26:48 AM EDT
Yes, I noticed. [:)]
Link Posted: 6/13/2003 6:34:11 AM EDT
I'd like to hear your results If you do try it. I myself am skeptical that the dye will penetrate properly, but of course, I know nothing about the process.
Link Posted: 6/13/2003 6:46:29 AM EDT
I've dyed lacrosse sticks with Ritt Dye, and the dye penetrated and lasted.
Link Posted: 6/13/2003 7:02:59 AM EDT
Are Lacross sticks wood or plastic? I can see it working with wood but not synthetics. Have you tried dying the black plastic lighter colors (like tan)? I could donate something as a test item.
Link Posted: 6/13/2003 8:00:21 AM EDT
They are plastic. I've dyed them, and it lasts. No, you can't dye a dark color light. You have to start with the light.
Link Posted: 6/13/2003 8:43:13 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Cincinnatus: I've dyed lacrosse sticks with Ritt Dye, and the dye penetrated and lasted.
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The modern Lacroose heads are made with molded plastic. We use the same thing with our Lacrosse heads down here. The dye seems to really soak in a do a real good job. The kids I coach like to die the heads in the school colors of green and black. Tiger style seems to be the most popular. Now that I think of it, it looks like camo. I think you should go for it and post pictures. Good Luck
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