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Archive for August, 2012

Dr. Cue Lesson 39: Simple Formula for Fine Tuning Mechanics

Dr. Cue shows you the best way to fine tune the basics through practice and repetition.

Dr. Cue Lesson 38: Cushion Compression and Curve Effect

In lesson 38, Dr. Cue teaches you what to do when the cue ball is frozen between a ball and a cushion using masse.

Dr. Cue Lesson 37: Special Masse Application

Dr. Cue shows you how to use a trick shot to win the game when your opponent has the pocket blocked.

Dr. Cue Lesson 36: Foundation for Masse!

In lesson 36, Dr. Cue teaches you how to curve the ball when jumping just is not an option.

McDermott announces free cue giveaway for August 2012

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (August 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 August 2012 free cue giveaway contest.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. This month, the giveaway cue is the G211C. It features a heavy Birdseye Maple forearm with a blue & grey double-wash stain. The G211C also has a solid Italian pearl sleeve and 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 the free G211C. Congratulations to Lawrence McCauley of Rathdrum, ID. He won a brand new G204C in last month’s giveaway contest.

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

Dr. Cue Lesson 35: Jumping with English

Dr. Cue expands upon last weeks video to show you how to apply english to a jump to get a better position for you next shot.