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Dr. Cue Lesson 60: One Cushion – With Blockage!

In lesson 60, Dr. Cue goes over what to do when your normal one cushion shot is blocked.


McDermott Announces Winners of Bumper Guessing Game Contest

Bumper Guessing Game

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (September 4, 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 winners of the Bumper Guessing Game Contest.

McDermott has filled a tank with an undisclosed number of bumpers. Fans of McDermott’s Facebook page submitted guesses for how many bumpers were in the tank. The grand prizewinner of the contest was Shaunesy Daly of Iowa City, IA. His guess of 2,342 was just one bumper short of the correct number (2,343). As the grand prizewinner, Shaunesy will receive a free McDermott G411 pool cue with an approximate retail value of $430.

Prizes were also awarded to the two runners-up. The 2nd place prizewinner was Dustin Schlick of Iowa City, IA. He will receive a free Star S49 pool cue with an approximate retail value of $139. The 3rd place prizewinner was John Gluth of Renville, MN. He will receive a free Lucky L40 pool cue with an approximate retail value of $89. The winners of the contest were contacted via email by McDermott.

McDermott would like to thank everyone that participated in the Bumper Guessing Game.

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 and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

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