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McDermott Announces Cues for the Cure Fundraising Campaign

Cues for the Cure

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (October 1, 2013) – 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 is raising money for breast cancer research and awareness.

During the month of October, a portion of the proceeds from select pink products will be donated to the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation. Last year, McDermott was able to raise $750 for the cause. They hope to raise even more this year.

McDermott added a new Pink Clover t-shirt for the month of October in an effort to raise money. It features their “clover” logo on a pink Hanes Tagless t-shirt. The price of the shirt is $15, which includes free shipping to continental United States locations.

For more information on the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation and how you can help, please visit http://www.tnbcfoundation.org.

To see McDermott’s pink Cue for the Cure products, visit http://mcdermottcue.com/cuesforthecure.

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

Pink Clover T-Shirt

McDermott announces new products for 2013

New Pool Cues for 2013

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (July 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 several new products additions to their line for 2013. The new products will be unveiled to McDermott dealers and distributors at the 2013 BCA Summit show in Chicago and available to the general public shortly after.

New additions to the McDermott line include: the 2013 Cue of the Year and Cue of the Year Enhanced Limited Edition cues; seven G-Series cues featuring McDermott’s high-performance shafts. In addition to growing the McDermott G-Series cue line, the Star and Lucky cue lines introduced a combined ten new cues at various price points.

McDermott also added a 4×8 soft case and a McDermott Traditional Series billiard ball set to the 2013 product line.

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 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 2012

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

Each month, McDermott customizes an existing cue for limited release. For that month only, they waive the customization charge for the cue. For October 2012, McDermott upgraded their popular G321 cue with a black lizard-embossed leather wrap and recon ivory rings. The G321C features a Titanium Grey stained Birdseye maple forearm and pewter inlays. 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 G321C cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Luis Galvan of San Antonio, TX. He won a G206 cue and a set of Elephant Marble Rack balls.

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.

Got Balls? by Tom Simpson

McDermott announces free cue giveaway for September 2012

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (September 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 September 2012 free cue giveaway contest.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. This month, the giveaway cue is the G206. It features a heavy Birdseye Maple forearm and sleeve with black Spies Heckler paint. The G206 comes standard with McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft. For this month only, the winner of the giveaway contest will also receive a free set of Elephant Marble Rack balls.

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 the free G206 and Elephant Marble Rack ball set. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Melissa Potter of Dowagiac, MI. She won a brand new G211C in September’s giveaway contest.

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.

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for July 2012

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

Each month, McDermott customizes an existing cue for limited release. For that month only, they waive the customization charge for the cue. For July 2012, McDermott upgraded their popular G204 cue to a brown lizard-embossed leather wrap. The G204C features a Birdseye maple forearm and sleeve with an American Cherry European organic stain. 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 G204C cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Patrick Roach from Clark, NJ. He won an HD38 cue with a Wildfire 1×1 case.

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.

McDermott’s Cue of the Month giveaway to feature Harley-Davidson® cue

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (June 7, 2012) – McDermott Cue will be giving away a free Harley-Davidson® cue with a Wildfire case to the winner of the Cue of the Month contest for June 2012.

Each month, McDermott releases a new cue that is available at a discount for that month only. The Cue of the Month for June 2012 is the Harley-Davidson® HD38. The HD38 features the Harley-Davidson® Bar & Shield logo, pinstripe graphics, a black lizard-embossed leather wrap and McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft. At the end of the month McDermott will give away a free HD38 cue and Wildfire 1×1 case to a randomly selected contestant.

“We’ve been doing the monthly cue giveaway since July of 2006,” said Derek Blaguski, Marketing Director. “It seems that every month there are more entries than the last. It’s great to see our fan base is growing.”

The Cue of the Month giveaway contest runs from June 1-30, 2012. To enter, visit mcdermottcue.com/giveaway and fill out a simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times you can enter.

“We have some of the most dedicated fans in the billiard industry,” said Larry Liebl, Vice President. “The free cue giveaway is a great way for us to show how much we appreciate the people who have supported our company for over 35 years.”

Company Information
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.

 

H-D, Harley, Harley-Davidson and the Bar & Shield Logo are among the trademarks of H-D Michigan, LLC. ©2012. All Rights Reserved. Manufactured by Ace Product Management Group, Inc. under license from Harley-Davidson Motor Company.

What Makes a McDermott?

A few months ago we developed some new materials to help you understand what makes a McDermott the best in the business. Click the image below to learn about McDermott’s Tri-Core Butt Construction, Lifetime Warranty and Lifetime Maintenance.

Holiday Gift Guide

It’s almost Thanksgiving which means it’s time to start your Christmas shopping (if you haven’t already). I want to use this post to give you a few gift suggestions.

Below are our McDermott Cue Kits. They range from $49 to $89 and give you everything you need to get started. Our kits are the perfect gift for any pool player.

McDermott Billiards Starter Kit 4

McDermott Cue Kit 4

McDermott Billiard Starter Kit 3

McDermott Cue Kit 3

McDermott Billiards Starter Kit 2

McDermott Cue Kit 2

The next gift is the Elephant EZ Shot Cueball. This training ball is for enhancing your game where it is most important… the fundamentals. For only $20, any beginning to intermediate player can benefit by learning how to strike the ball more consistently for the perfect shot every time. We also offer other training items to enhance every aspect of your game.

Elephant EZ Shot Cueball

Elephant EZ Shot Cueball

Another special gift idea is our Prodigy cue. Our prodigy line is designed to give the same great McDermott quality cue in a size more appropriate for children. They’re perfect for getting your young pool prodigy started out right. The Prodigy cues are available in a range of sizes for all ages.

Keith O'Dell Jr - McDermott Pool Prodigy

Keith O'Dell Jr - McDermott Pool Prodigy

Customization

Hey everyone.

Just wanted to let you know a little bit about cue customization. McDermott offers you the ability to completely customize a cue to your specifications. You can choose a paint color or stain; a linen or leather wrap; the shaft of your choice; cue weight; custom engraving, and other options! Check out the Custom Cue page on our site.

In honor of customization, we’ve started the Custom Clover Competition for the month of November. You can read about the details on how to participate here and you can see the entries on our facebook page wall. We look forward to seeing your entries! Oh, did I mention that the winner gets a G303 cue with a G-Core shaft?

Here are a few of our entries so far: