How to Stripe a Field using an Aerosol Striper

Striping a field is often the first step to hosting sporting events. Whether you’re laying out your entire field using an aerosol striper. Or you’re making a quick touch up before game time, here’s your step by step guide to striping a field with an aerosol striper. 

* Explore field dimensions and diagrams here. 

  • Step 1: Using field string and stakes, mark your target area. *when lining a synthetic turf field, use the Gawryla Grip
  • Step 2: Shake aerosol paint vigorously. 
  • Step 3: Before loading the can into the machine, perform a test shot to ensure paint is working properly. 
  • Step 4: Load can into machine, nozzle down. 
  • Step 5: To adjust the height of your spray, loosen the adjustment wing nuts located on the side of the machine. You can move the height of the can up or down, tighten when finished. 
  • Step 6: Utilize the arrow on the front of your machine as a guide for spraying directly down the center. 
  • Step 7: Utilize the spray reference guide on the backside of the machine for different spray widths. 
  • Step 8: Spray test shot  again with your can loaded into the machine.  
  • Step 9: Choose between the three methods of painting a straight line on your field. You can maneuver your machine to paint along the outside of the string, directly down the center of the string or along the inside of the string.