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Archive for July, 2012

Dr. Cue Lesson 34: Foundation for Jumping!

Dr. Cue shows you how to do a half ball jump with a regular pool cue to get that hard to reach ball.

Dr. Cue Lesson 33: Application of Frozen Ball Spins

In this lesson, Dr. Cue shows you how to apply a frozen ball spin while also showing you the difference between an illegal and legal shot. Dr. Cue also shows you a unique trick shot that may just come up in a game of 9-ball.

Dr. Cue Lesson 32: Frozen Ball Principle with 3 Balls!

Dr. Cue shows you the best way to handle three balls frozen together.

Dr. Cue Lesson 31: Special Formula for Throw Calculations

Dr. Cue teaches you the different characteristics of dealing with a frozen object ball.

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for July 2012

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (July 1, 2012) – 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 July 2012 Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway contest.

Each month, McDermott customizes an existing cue for limited release. For that month only, they waive the customization charge for the cue. For July 2012, McDermott upgraded their popular G204 cue to a brown lizard-embossed leather wrap. The G204C features a Birdseye maple forearm and sleeve with an American Cherry European organic stain. It comes standard with McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft.

To enter the contest, visit and fill out the simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times one can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G204C cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Patrick Roach from Clark, NJ. He won an HD38 cue with a Wildfire 1×1 case.

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