As a general rule of thumb, if the lacrosse head still lines up with the butt end of the stick, then it is not a severe bend.
Below you will see some photo examples of a shaft that is defective and one that is not; please note that slight bends from normal play are not uncommon and are not considered defective. If you are looking for further clarity you can also reference our handle policy shown below. Based upon our policy and the information provided, if you believe your handle to be defective please fill out a returns form by clicking here.
“TITANIUM, COMPOSITE, AND ALL ALLOYS WITH EXCEPTION OF 6000 SERIES:
Warrior Lacrosse warrants, to the original customer only, that theses handles will be free from defects including severe bends or breakage during normal use for 6 MONTHS from the date of original retail purchase provided: (see 1-4 below)
the handle was purchased from an authorized Warrior Lacrosse dealer;
the customer retains proof of purchase from the original transaction; (store receipt, etc.)
the handle has not been gratuitously abused, altered, defaced, or otherwise negligently damaged; and
the return was handled properly according to the Warrior return process listed below.
DINGS, DENTS, AND SCRATCHES MAY OCCUR DURING NORMAL USE AND ARE NOT COVERED UNDER WARRANTY.
**MEN'S & WOMEN'S ALUMINIUM 6000 HANDLES ARE NOT COVERED UNDER WARRANTY.**
Warranty policy covers a one-time replacement on the original purchased item only”