McDermott Billiards Blog

Dr. Cue Lesson 33: Application of Frozen Ball Spins


In this lesson, Dr. Cue shows you how to apply a frozen ball spin while also showing you the difference between an illegal and legal shot. Dr. Cue also shows you a unique trick shot that may just come up in a game of 9-ball.
 

Dr. Cue Lesson 32: Frozen Ball Principle with 3 Balls!


Dr. Cue shows you the best way to handle three balls frozen together.
 

Dr. Cue Lesson 31: Special Formula for Throw Calculations


Dr. Cue teaches you the different characteristics of dealing with a frozen object ball.

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.

Dr. Cue Lesson 30: Changing Direction of a Frozen Cue Ball


In lesson 30, Dr. Cue shows you two different ways of dealing with a frozen cue ball.

Dr. Cue Lesson 29: Game Victory with Imaginary Position


Dr. Cue shows you the benefit of playing for position till the very end.

Dr. Cue Lesson 28: Cutting Shots to Your Better Side


Dr. Cue shows you how to determine which side is your better side and how to take advantage of it.
 

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.

Dr. Cue Lesson 27: Position Practice #4


Can you handle this complicated position shot? Dr. Cue shows you how.
 

Dr. Cue Lesson 26: Position Practice #3


In lesson 26, Dr. Cue continues from the previous lesson to show you how to shoot a three-cushion shot to give yourself a better position on the 8-ball.