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McDermott Announces Free Cue Giveaway for August 2013


MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (August 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 the August 2013 Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. For August 2013, the free cue giveaway features the new G322 model with a Birdseye maple forearm, Bocote sleeve, Wildfire “Clover” 3-D image carving in a Maple medallion, 3 Bocote points, and a lizard-embossed Italian leather wrap. The G322 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 G322 pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Randy Nimon of Pueblo, CO. He won a GS01C1 pool cue with a high-performance G-Core shaft!

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

Dr. Cue Lesson 59: One Cushion Kick Back System


In this lesson Dr. Cue goes over the basic kick back system for one rail shots. He shows some great examples while explaining the main concept of how to make the shot every time.

 

McDermott announces limited edition BCA 2013 cue


Limited Edition BCA 2013 Cue

Limited Edition BCA 2013 Cue

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (July 17, 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 release of a new limited edition BCA 2013 cue.

The BCA 2013 cue features a cocobolo sleeve with cocobolo, abalone & pewter inlays; a birdseye maple & cocobolo no-wrap handle; and a high-performance Intimidator i-2 shaft. The retail price for the BCA 2013 cue is $1,200. Only 12 of these highly collectible, hand-numbered cues were built and all 12 have been sold through McDermott’s dealer network.

To see the cue, visit McDermott’s website here.

If you’re interested in purchasing a limited edition BCA 2013 cue, you may contact one of these fine McDermott dealers for more information: Billiards.com, Billiard Beckman, Biljard AB, Blatt Billiards, CheapCues.com, Discount Billiards, G Cue, Master Z’s and Sports for Fun.

McDermott plans to release another limited edition cue towards the end of 2013. Stay tuned for more details.

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 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 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.

Dr. Cue Lesson 58: One tip of English


In lesson 58, Dr. Cue explains what one tip of English means when shooting pool. Dr. Cue gives a very thorough demonstration of how to understand and use it to your advantage.

 

Dr. Cue Lesson 57: Diamond Systems


In this lesson Dr. Cue goes over parallel lines on the table and the advantage they can give to your game.

 

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for June 2013


Custom Cue of the Month Free Cue Giveaway

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (June 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 the June 2013 Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway.

Each month, McDermott customizes an existing cue for limited release. For that month only, they waive the customization charge for the cue. For June 2013, McDermott customized their popular G205 model with a metallic pink painted forearm/sleeve, 5 sets of rings and a recon ivory joint collar. The G205C comes with a free pink soft case and features 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 G205C pool cue with a pink soft case. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Jeanne Siegler of Centennial, CO. She won a G222C1 pool cue with a G-Core shaft.

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.

Dr. Cue Lesson 56: Diamond Systems (Table Terminology — Sights and Segments)!


In this Dr. Cue lesson, Dr. Cue starts to teach you the Diamond System starting with the basic terminology that is used within it.

 

Dr. Cue Lesson 55: Four Reasons For Using Diamond Systems!


Dr. Cue shows you four reasons why it is a benefit to use Diamond Systems when playing pool both offensively and defensively.

 

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for May 2013


May 2013 Cue of the Month

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (May 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 the May 2013 Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway.

Each month, McDermott customizes an existing cue for limited release. For that month only, they waive the customization charge for the cue. For May 2013, McDermott customized their popular G222 model with Morado wood, a brown lizard-embossed leather wrap and a black butt plate & joint collar. The G222C1 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 G222C1 pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Bill Alvord of Downingtown, PA. He won a GS01C pool cue with a Samsara ultra-hard leather tip.

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.