The Quickest Way to a Powerful, Accurate Shot has arrived
The McDermott Intimidator I-Series Shaft System gives players the freedom to change power and spin-rate to maximize the speed and accuracy of shots in a way never before possible.
 

 
i-1 "Big Boy Shaft"
The i-1 Big Boy is the most powerful shaft in the Intimidator series. It uses a 13.25mm impregnated hard leather tip that holds contact with the cue ball longer than a phenolic tip. This makes the i-1 Big Boy ideal for breaking and jumping with extreme control.

 
i-2 "Super Control"
The i-2 is the most popular shaft in the Intimidator series. Known for its incredible control and consistency, the i-2 is the perfect all-around performance shaft. It is designed for players that want maximum control without sacrificing power and finesse. The i-2 has a 12.75mm tip and comes standard on all McDermott cues $700 and up.
i-3 "Super Feel"
The i-3 is performance at its highest level. It is designed for incredible spin and finesse. With a 11.75 mm tip, the i-3 is engineered for highly-skilled players who have great control of their stroke mechanics and are looking for more cue ball action.

I-SHAFT Side-By-Side COMPARISON
 

i-1

i-2

i-3
Tip
Samsara Break 
Kamui Black Soft 
Kamui Black Super Soft
 
Tip Diameter
13.25mm
 
12.75mm
 
11.75mm
 
Taper
Short Break/Jump Taper
 
10-12"
 Professional
 
European
 
Deflection Reduction
High
Higher
Higher
Table Speed
Slow/Medium
 
Medium/Fast
 
Fast
 
Overall Benefits
Maximum Power
Greater
Speed
Ideal for Breaking
Maximum Accuracy
Greater
Consistency
Increased
Control
Maximum Action
Greater
Finesse
Increased
Touch

I-SHAFT COMPARISON BY PLAYING STYLE
 
Designed for Power, speed, breaking and jumping.
 
Designed for Ultimate Accuracy, Control, Consistency, and medium to fast cloth
 
Designed for Incredible Action, Touch, Finesse, and fast cloth.

I-Shaft Joint Options

Fits Over 60 Cues, All Major Brands
Also Available as Partial Shaft/Unfinished Joint
 

3/8 x 10

5/16 x 18

5/16 x 14

McDermott Quick Release

Radial Pin

Viking Quick Release

Uni-Lock Black Collar

Uni-Loc Silver Ring

Uni-Loc P2


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