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thedude
09-20-2007, 02:16 AM
Is this cue for real? Good thing I got an American Express with no credit limit. haha Imagine trying to fine a case for this thing or pulling it out at the local pool hall! Do you think I can use it in APA events?
$150,000 Mcdermott Cue on Platinum Billiards (http://www.platinumbilliards.com/index.php?cPath=21_37_225)

http://www.platinumbilliards.com/images/custom/IntimidatorFull.jpg

randyg
09-20-2007, 06:28 AM
Yes, it's real....randyg

New2Pool
09-20-2007, 07:36 AM
Upsides:
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a. You don't really have to worry about anyone walking behind you when you shoot.
b. At 9.5 pounds, you will get a great workout
c. If you are playing bar rules, you pretty much get to set the rules. Didn't call it off the rail, no problem!
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Downsides:
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a. It discourages a good follow through.
b. At 9.5 pounds you are going to be awful tired after a long match.
c. As already mentioned, finding a case is going to be a pain.
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cjt08046
09-20-2007, 07:56 AM
Skeletor called, he wants his cue back.

Vapros
09-20-2007, 08:46 AM
Before I shell out 150 G for a pool stick, I will want Johan to have a look at the tip. Even with his blessing, I still might not. Got to think about this, before I blow a whole month's allowance of pocket money.

Deeman3
09-20-2007, 09:04 AM
I believe I first saw this cue at the 2001 Billiard Expo and at $150K no wonder it's taking a while to sell. /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif

dg-in-centralpa
09-20-2007, 09:06 AM
This was at Allen Hopkins show several years ago. It is quite large and impressive. I think it was about 6-7 feet in length. No problems reaching the long shots. This is also good for those bar room fights.

DG

Scott Lee
09-20-2007, 12:55 PM
Dee...IIRC, this cue was made almost 20 yrs ago. McDermott used to display it in their booth at the BCA trade show every year. It was not for sale then...but I guess everybody has their price! LOL /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Scott Lee

Deeman3
09-20-2007, 12:59 PM
Scott: Yes, well I never actually considered buying it. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smirk.gif Although it would come in handy in the Florida tournaments. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

How you doing? Still spending to much time on the road?