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McDermott Announces Cue of the Month Giveaway for March 2017

G308C // March 2017 Cue of the Month

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (March 1, 2017) – 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 March 2017.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. The giveaway cue for March is the G328C, a customized version of their popular G328 model. It features a custom Emerald green stain; 5 sets of custom silver, green & index rings; a custom bone urethane joint collar & butt plate; and a Navigator Alpha tip upgrade. The G328C 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 you can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G328C pool cue. McDermott would like to congratulate last month’s winner — Ronny Day of Arkadelphia, AR — who won a G206C2 pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cues and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

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

McDermott Releases Limited Run Team McDermott Cue

Limited Run Team McDermott Cue

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (February 22, 2017) – 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 release of a limited run Team McDermott cue.

The Team McDermott cue features ‘Team McDermott’ graphics on a black painted forearm and sleeve, which is complemented by a beautiful white/green Irish linen wrap. Customers have their choice G-Core, i-2 or i-3 shaft. The G-Core version can be purchased for $375 (MSRP: $416) and the i-Shaft version can be purchased for $475 (MSRP: $516). All Team McDermott cues will come standard with a Navigator Blue Impact tip.

The Team McDermott cue is part of a limited run, meaning it is only available for purchase through February 28, 2017. Cues will start shipping to customers on April 1st.

If you would are interested in purchasing a Team McDermott cue, visit McDermott’s website at www.mcdermottcue.com or contact an authorized McDermott dealer.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cues and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

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

McDermott Announces Cue of the Month Giveaway for February 2017

G206C2 // February 2017 Cue of the Month

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (February 1, 2017) – 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 February 2017.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. The giveaway cue for February is the G206C2, a customized version of their popular G206 model. It features a custom metallic pewter painted forearm & sleeve; 5 sets of custom silver & index rings; 3 custom white urethane rings; and a Navigator Alpha tip upgrade. The G206C2 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 you can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G206C2 pool cue. McDermott would like to congratulate last month’s winner — Oliver Baker of White Pigeon, MI — who won a G208C2 pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cues and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

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

McDermott Announces Cue of the Month Giveaway for January 2017

G208C2 // January 2017 Cue of the Month

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (January 4, 2017) – 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 January 2017.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. The giveaway cue for January is the G208C2, a customized version of their popular G208 model. It features a custom black forearm & sleeve with custom “Blush Blue” silver speck pearl rings. The G208C2 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 you can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G208C2 pool cue. McDermott would like to congratulate last month’s winner — Kelli Arnold of San Antonio, TX — who won a G321C2 pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cues and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

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

McDermott Announces Cue of the Month Giveaway for December 2016

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MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (December 1, 2016) – 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 December 2016.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. The giveaway cue for December is the G321C2, a customized version of their popular G321 model. It features a custom madrone burl forearm & sleeve with a natural walnut stain; custom brass & index rings; a custom sleeve with “Midnight Glow” gold speck pearl & brass/white rings; and a custom white butt plate & joint collar.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway 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 G321C2 pool cue. McDermott would like to congratulate last month’s winner — Nathan Heist of Lawrenceburg, IN — who won a GS13C pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cues and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

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

McDermott Announces Cue of the Month Giveaway for November 2016

GS13C - November 2016 Cue of the Month

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (November 2, 2016) – 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 November 2016.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. The giveaway cue for November is the GS13C, a customized version of their popular GS13 model. It features an upgraded birdseye maple forearm/sleeve and a G-Core high-performance shaft upgrade.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway 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 GS13C pool cue. McDermott would like to congratulate last month’s winner — John Kolberg of Milwaukee, WI — who won a G229C2 pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cues and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

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

McDermott Announces Cue of the Month Giveaway for October 2016

G229C2 // October 2016 Cue of the Month

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (October 3, 2016) – 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 October 2016.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. The giveaway cue for October is the G229C2, a customized version of their popular G229 model. It features a custom black forearm/handle/sleeve and a Kamui Black tip upgrade. The G229C2 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 you can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G229C2 pool cue. McDermott would like to congratulate last month’s winner — Jason Lapasinskas of Cypress, TX — who won a G308C pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cues and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

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

McDermott Announces Cue of the Month Giveaway for September 2016

September 2016 Custom Cue of the Month

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (September 1, 2016) – 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 September 2016.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. The giveaway cue for September is the G308C, a customized version of their popular G308 model. It features a custom birdseye maple forearm with a Titanium Grey stain and custom turquoise sleeve inlays. The G308C 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 you can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G308C pool cue. McDermott would like to congratulate last month’s winner — Thomas Ashworth of Burnet, TX — who won a G230C2 pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cues and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

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

McDermott Announces Cue of the Month Giveaway for August 2016

G230C2 // August 2016 Cue of the Month

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (August 1, 2016) – 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 August 2016.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. The giveaway cue for August is the G230C2, a customized version of their popular G230 model. It features a custom curly maple forearm, no-wrap handle and sleeve with custom Colorado red and Pacific blue stains. The G230C2 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 you can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G230C2 pool cue. McDermott would like to congratulate last month’s winner — Colin Craney of Saskatchewan, Canada — who won a G422 pool cue.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cues and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

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

McDermott Hosts Factory Tour Event for Authorized Dealers

McDermott Factory Tour - Group Photo

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (July 21, 2016) – McDermott Cue Mfg., LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott recently hosted a factory tour event for their authorized dealers.

Over 25 people from around the world attended the event on July 12th. Guests were given guided tours of McDermott’s factory where they saw the cue-making process firsthand.

Guests were invited to participate in hands-on experiences like hand-gluing inlays, cue staining, and applying a linen wrap to a cue.

“We were excited to open up our factory to our dealers from across the world,” said Greg Knight, owner of McDermott Cue. “It was a great opportunity for us to showcase our production process and help them appreciate the time and effort that goes into making a high-quality, handcrafted cue.”

Visitors were also given a first look at McDermott’s new product line for 2017 before it officially debuted at the BCA Home & Leisure Expo the following day.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Wildfire, 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 press@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-262-251-4090. More information can also be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

McDermott Factory Tour - Group Photo

McDermott Factory Tour - Applying a Linen Wrap