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Archive for June, 2012

Dr. Cue Lesson 30: Changing Direction of a Frozen Cue Ball

In lesson 30, Dr. Cue shows you two different ways of dealing with a frozen cue ball.

Dr. Cue Lesson 29: Game Victory with Imaginary Position

Dr. Cue shows you the benefit of playing for position till the very end.

Dr. Cue Lesson 28: Cutting Shots to Your Better Side

Dr. Cue shows you how to determine which side is your better side and how to take advantage of it.

McDermott’s Cue of the Month giveaway to feature Harley-Davidson® cue

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (June 7, 2012) – McDermott Cue will be giving away a free Harley-Davidson® cue with a Wildfire case to the winner of the Cue of the Month contest for June 2012.

Each month, McDermott releases a new cue that is available at a discount for that month only. The Cue of the Month for June 2012 is the Harley-Davidson® HD38. The HD38 features the Harley-Davidson® Bar & Shield logo, pinstripe graphics, a black lizard-embossed leather wrap and McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft. At the end of the month McDermott will give away a free HD38 cue and Wildfire 1×1 case to a randomly selected contestant.

“We’ve been doing the monthly cue giveaway since July of 2006,” said Derek Blaguski, Marketing Director. “It seems that every month there are more entries than the last. It’s great to see our fan base is growing.”

The Cue of the Month giveaway contest runs from June 1-30, 2012. To enter, visit and fill out a simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times you can enter.

“We have some of the most dedicated fans in the billiard industry,” said Larry Liebl, Vice President. “The free cue giveaway is a great way for us to show how much we appreciate the people who have supported our company for over 35 years.”

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

For more information about this press release, contact Derek Blaguski, Marketing Director, at or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at


H-D, Harley, Harley-Davidson and the Bar & Shield Logo are among the trademarks of H-D Michigan, LLC. ©2012. All Rights Reserved. Manufactured by Ace Product Management Group, Inc. under license from Harley-Davidson Motor Company.

Dr. Cue Lesson 27: Position Practice #4

Can you handle this complicated position shot? Dr. Cue shows you how.