McDermott Billiards Blog

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.

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for April 2013


GS01C Custom Pool Cue of the MonthMENOMONEE FALLS, WI (April 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 April 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 April 2013, McDermott customized their popular GS01 model with a black painted forearm and sleeve, along with a Samsara ultra-hard leather break tip. The GS01C is available in weights ranging from 19 to 23oz.

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 GS01C pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Marla Atterberry of Coffeen, IL. She won a G222C 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 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 March 2013


MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (March 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 March 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 March 2013, McDermott customized their popular G222 model with an American Cherry stain, red Italian pearl rings and a dark brown lizard-embossed leather wrap. The G222C 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 G222C pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Cristy Ridey of North Wichita, KS. She won a G226C2 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 Derek Blaguski, Marketing Director, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

Winners of Facebook Free Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes Announced


MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (March 1, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is excited to announce Frank Rachuba as the grand prize winner of the Facebook Free Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes.

As the grand prize winner, Frank will receive a free G226C1 pool cue with a G-Core shaft. McDermott would like to thank everyone who entered the Free Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes. Over 2,000 entries were received through McDermott’s Facebook page. Due to the overwhelming number of participants, McDermott decided to randomly draw 10 runners-up, in addition to the grand prize winner, to receive a free McDermott t-shirt. The runners-up are: Mary Tharp, Travis Brown, Eric Serrano, William Coles, Keith Strawser, Elizabeth Finocchi, Michael Spicer, Vicki Murphy, Joanna Contreras and Deanna Wright. All of the winners have been contacted via email with instructions on how to claim their prize.

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 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 54: Reading The Personality Of A Table


Dr. Cue goes over some of the different characteristics you can find playing on different tables.

 

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for February 2013


MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (February 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 February 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 February 2013, McDermott customized their popular G226 model with an American Cherry stain, brown Dymondwood points and a recon Ebony point veneer. The G226C2 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 G226C2 pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, John Berry of Batavia, New York. He won a G405C 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, Derek Blaguski, Marketing Director, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

Free Pool Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes on McDermott’s Facebook page


MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (February 1, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is excited to announce the February Free Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes on Facebook.

The winner of the February Free Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes will be given a G226C1 pool cue with a G-Core shaft. To enter the sweepstakes, all you have to do is “Like” McDermott’s Facebook page and fill out the simple entry form. Each Facebook fan may enter once, but can get additional entries for referring others. The sweepstakes will be open all of February. The last day to enter is February 28, 2013. McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive the G226C1 pool cue on March 1, 2013.

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

Free Pool Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes

Enter to win a free pool cue on McDermott’s Facebook page!

Dr. Cue Lesson 53: Deprogramming A Miss


In lesson 53 Dr. Cue shows you how to analyze a missed shot and what steps you can practice to never miss that shot again.