Originally Posted by Jobba786
On McDermott's website they state that the cues in the McDermott line are proudly made in the USA, but they do no tell where their other lines are made, nor the McdPred1 http://www.mcdermottcue.com/mcdpred1.php
They do not respond to my e-mails regarding this issue which I find strange because they use to have a good customer service.
I have heard some rumours and the lack of information and reply from McDermott makes me believe these cues are made outside USA.
Anyone with more information on this issue?
Thanks, Jon Birger
Some are made in the USA and some are made outside the USA. The Element, Lucky and Star brands are all made outside the USA as far as I know.
In fact they state it on their about us page http://www.mcdermottcue.com/company_history.php
McDermott Pool Cues
McDermott cues and shafts are one of the most recognized products in the billiard industry. Manufactured in Menomonee Falls, WI, McDermott cues are known for quality construction, exotic woods, intricate inlays and limitless custom options. Leading the industry in technology and craftsmanship with over 100 new models ranging from $199-$6500, McDermott remains the top choice for all players. They are proudly made in the U.S.A. and include a lifetime warranty against warpage.
Star Pool Cues
Get Noticed. Be a STAR
Star cues are designed, engineered, exclusively distributed and guaranteed for life by McDermott Cue. They feature premium maple and exotic woods mixed with intricate 4-color overlays. Manufactured globally using McDermott’s technology, Star cues provide the highest quality cue in its price range.
Lucky Pool Cues
Lucky cues are designed, engineered and exclusively distributed by McDermott Cue. Lucky cues offer a mix of premium maple cues and intricate graphic overlays. These features give you an exceptional value for one of the most solid hitting globally manufactured cues in the industry.
Element Pool Cues
Element cues feature McDermott’s F2 Dual Fiber Core Technology. F2 Technology utilizes carbon fiber and our resin fiber-polymer to maximize power and stability. Each cue is moisture and warp resistant.
This McPred cue has got to be the biggest mutt of a cue I have ever seen.
I can't figure out who is competing with who really.
McDermott makes their own line of "performance" shafts that compete against Predator. Tiger makes their own line of Performance shafts. And yet here are all three brands in one cue.....
- Special Edition Black Panther Transfer Butt
- Extended Sport Wrap
- Predator 3142 Shaft
- Tiger Everest Tip
- Uni-Loc Quick Release Joint
- McDermott Adjustable Weight System
Why don't all the cue companies just combine and call themselves General Cue?
Change all the "made in" copy to "made on Earth" and leave it at that.
I honestly believe that a company ought not to try to have it both ways. If you want to use the "made in America" emotional button then all your stuff should be made in America. Don't tap dance around it. All in or out.
I personally believe all the made in xxx is nonsense. Meaningless.
Made by XXX is the key. The company or person who made it should be standing behind their product no matter where it's made.