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Archive for November, 2012

Dr. Cue Lesson 51: Point Shooting

Dr. Cue shows you how to do a trick shot using the point of the corner pocket when your opponent plays you safe.

McDermott announces winner of Heartbreaker Sweepstakes

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (November 19, 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 Manuel Garcia as the winner of the Heartbreaker Sweepstakes.

As the grand prize winner, Manuel will receive a free McDermott Heartbreaker cue. McDermott would like to thank everyone who entered the Heartbreaker Sweepstakes. Over 2,000 entries were received through McDermott’s Facebook page. Due to the overwhelming number of participants, McDermott decided to randomly draw 10 runners-up, in addition to the grand prize winner, to receive a free McDermott t-shirt. The 10 runners-up are Justin Gunderson, Kelly Senior, Sarah Miles, Michael Voorhis, Mark Bailey, Ted Hurt, Jodi Levin, Eva Brannock, Jerry Smith and Ray Walker. All of the winners have been contacted via email with instructions on how to claim their prize.

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 derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

Dr. Cue Lesson 50: Reverse 4 Cushion Shot!

Dr. Cue demonstrates how to do a reverse 4 cushion shot when your opponent plays defensively. He also shows you how to make adjusts on a reverse shot.

McDermott raises money for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (November 12, 2012) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, McDermott raised $750 for the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation.

During the month of October, a portion of the proceeds on select pink cues and cases went to support the fight against breast cancer. McDermott was able to raise $750 for the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation thanks to everyone who bought pink gear last month. For more information on the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation and how you can help, please visit http://www.tnbcfoundation.org.

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 derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

Dr. Cue Lesson 49: Compression Kicks

In this lesson Dr. Cue shows you a shot taken out of the movie The Color of Money which uses the Compression Kick shot.

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for November 2012

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (November 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 November 2012 Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway.

Each month, McDermott customizes an existing cue for limited release. For that month only, they waive the customization charge for the cue. For November 2012, McDermott upgraded their popular G303 model with recon Ivory clover and green burl diamond inlays. The G303C1 features black Spies Hecker paint and two silver index rings. 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 one can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G303C1 cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Chris Peterson of Spokane, WA. He won a G321C cue!

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 derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

G303C1 - November 2012 Cue of the Month