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Archive for June, 2014

Dr. Cue Lesson 71: 3-Cushion “50-30” Kick System (Part 1)

In lesson 71, Dr. Cue starts to explain the 50-30 Kick system. He does this by explaining what the return tracks are called and what they are expected to do when you play them doing a 3-cushion kick shot.


Dr. Cue Lesson 70: 2-Cushion “Midpoint” Kick System (Part 2)

In lesson 70, Dr. Cue expands upon the last lesson to show you how to use the midpoint kick system to do a 2-cushion kick shot when the two balls are on different halves of the table.


McDermott Announces Free Cue Giveaway for June 2014

June 2014 Custom Cue of the Month

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (June 1, 2014) – 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 Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway for June 2014.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. For June, the giveaway cue is the G307C, a customized version of their popular G307 model. It features a birdseye maple forearm & sleeve with a natural walnut stain, custom rings and blue pearl inlays. The G307C 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 you can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G307Cpool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Kent Bridges of Weston, WI. He won a GS12C pool cue.

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 McDermott’s Creative Director, Derek Blaguski, at or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at