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Archive for May, 2013

Dr. Cue Lesson 56: Diamond Systems (Table Terminology — Sights and Segments)!

In this Dr. Cue lesson, Dr. Cue starts to teach you the Diamond System starting with the basic terminology that is used within it.


Dr. Cue Lesson 55: Four Reasons For Using Diamond Systems!

Dr. Cue shows you four reasons why it is a benefit to use Diamond Systems when playing pool both offensively and defensively.


McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for May 2013

May 2013 Cue of the Month

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (May 1, 2013) – 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 May 2013 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 May 2013, McDermott customized their popular G222 model with Morado wood, a brown lizard-embossed leather wrap and a black butt plate & joint collar. The G222C1 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 G222C1 pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Bill Alvord of Downingtown, PA. He won a GS01C pool cue with a Samsara ultra-hard leather tip.

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, Stinger Break/Jump Cues and Elephant Balls.

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