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Dr. Cue Lesson 48: Kiss Back Position 9-Ball


Dr. Cue shows another advantage to using the kiss back shot to gain position in a difficult setup when playing 9-ball.

Dr. Cue Lesson 47: Jump Kiss Back!


In lesson 47 Dr. Cue shows you how to use a jump kiss back shot to get over a ball that is blocking your path to get to the 8 ball. This trick shot could help you win a game of 8 or 9 ball depending on the situation.

McDermott announces Facebook cue giveaway sweepstakes


MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (October 23, 2012) – 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 giving away a free Heartbreaker cue to one of their Facebook fans.

To enter the sweepstakes, “Like” McDermott’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/mcdermottfan and fill out the entry form under the “Win a Cue” tab. Each fan may enter once, but additional entries are given for referrals. The last day to enter the sweepstakes is November 15, 2012. McDermott will then randomly select a winner to receive a free Heartbreaker cue.

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 46: Combination Kick Back


In this lesson Dr. Cue shows you how to use a kiss back shot & a combination kick back shot when playing 9-ball to your advantage.

 

Dr. Cue Lesson 45: Force Follow Shots! Part 2


Dr. Cue expands upon last lesson to show you how to use a force follow shot off the cushion to get around a ball in your way to get to the object ball.
 

Dr. Cue Lesson 44: Force Follow Shots! Part 1


Dr Cue shows you how to do a force follow shot to get past a ball in your way to get to the object ball.

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.

Dr. Cue Lesson 43: Walking The Dog!


In this lesson Dr Cue demonstrates how to play for position when you are dealing with a side pocket.
 

Dr. Cue Lesson 42: Follow Position


Similar to last weeks lesson Dr. Cue shows you how to gain position on the 8 ball when two balls are frozen to the cushion but instead of using draw compression he uses follow due to an opponent blocking the corner pocket.
 

Dr. Cue Lesson 41: Draw Compression


Dr Cue. Shows you how to deal with a cue ball and object ball that is frozen against the cushion using draw compression. This technique also allows you to play for position on your next shot.