McDermott Billiards Blog

How to Clean a Pool Cue Shaft with the McDermott Shaft Maintenance Kit


Step-by-step instructions on how to clean and condition your pool cue’s shaft using McDermott’s Shaft Maintenance Kit.

What’s in the Shaft Maintenance Kit?
1. Renew Shaft Cleaner
2. McMagic Burnishing Papers
3. Ultra-Glide Conditioner
4. Leather Conditioning Pad

Change the Weight on Your McDermott Pool Cue


McDermott’s very own Cue Specialist, Jayme Cernicka, walks you through the step-by-step process to change the weight of your McDermott pool cue.

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McDermott Announces Free Pool Cue Giveaway for November 2014


G228C

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (November 1, 2014) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway for November 2014.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. For November, the giveaway cue is the G228C, a customized version of their popular G228 model. It features a custom “elephant ear” textured wrap and an upgraded Kamui Black tip. The G228C comes standard with McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway and fill out the simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times you can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G228C pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Shannon Rosenow of Birnamwood, WI. She won a G324C pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Creative Director, Derek Blaguski, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

Free Pool Cue Giveaway Announced for October 2014


G324C

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (October 1, 2014) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway for October 2014.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. For October, the giveaway cue is the G324C, a customized version of their popular G324 model. It features custom teal pearl, black urethane & bone urethane points and sleeve inlays. The G324C comes standard with McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway and fill out the simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times you can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G324C pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Robert Mason of Carnation, WA. He won a G209C pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Creative Director, Derek Blaguski, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

McDermott Announces Free Cue Giveaway for September 2014


MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (September 2, 2014) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway for September 2014.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. For September, the giveaway cue is the G209C, a customized version of their popular G209 model. It features a custom “double-wash” red & grey titanium stained forearm & sleeve with silver & red pearl rings. The G209C comes with a free 1×1 Shooter’s Collection case and a set of Clover joint protectors. It comes standard with McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway and fill out the simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times you can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G209C pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, James Michelich of Naples, FL. He won a G226C4 pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Creative Director, Derek Blaguski, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

Dr. Cue Lesson 74: 3-Cushion Kick System (Spot on the Wall)


In Lesson 74, Dr. Cue shows you how to create a “Spot on the Wall” conversion point to create a easy system for making a 3-cushion kick shots no matter where the cue ball is on the table.

 

McDermott Announces Free Cue Giveaway for August 2014


Free Pool Cue of the Month Giveaway

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (August 1, 2014) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway for August 2014.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. For August, the giveaway cue is the G226C4, a customized version of their popular G226 model. It features a custom Rosewood forearm & sleeve with bone urethane points and a bone urethane butt plate. The G226C4 comes standard with McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway and fill out the simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times you can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G226C4 pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Elizabeth Vollbach of Leonard, MI. She won a G229 pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Creative Director, Derek Blaguski, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

Dr. Cue Lesson 73: 3-Cushion “50-30″ Kick System (Part 3)


Finishing off the lesson on the 50-30 system, Dr. Cue shows you the variations you can experience and how to calculate your aiming values for both situations.

 

Dr. Cue Lesson 72: 3-Cushion “50-30″ Kick System (Part 2)


Dr. Cue continues on from lesson 71 to explain the 50-30 kick system when shooting a 3-cushion shot. Taking the value of the cue ball and subtracting the value of the return track, it gives you the aim diamond. Using this system it will help you to elevate your game further using 3-cushion shots.

 

McDermott Announces New Products for 2014


New McDermott Pool Cues for 2014

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (July 1, 2014) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce several new product additions to their line for 2014. The new products were unveiled to McDermott dealers and distributors at the 2014 BCA Summit show in Louisville, KY.

New additions to the McDermott line include: the 2014 Cue of the Year; eight G-Series cues featuring McDermott’s high-performance shafts; a new cue kit and several new youth cues. The designs feature new woods and inlay materials, including Madrone, Juma Gem and colored pearl. The G414 is a twist on their world famous “Gecko” cue. The new cue models range in price from $299 to $695. To see the new products, visit their website at www.mcdermottcue.com/newfor2014.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Creative Director, Derek Blaguski, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.