Lucasi pool cues are a mass produced cue that exists in name only. These are produced for Cue & Cases Sales, Inc. of Florida. These are imported, but Cue & Case does not reveal where these have been made. The cue name comes from the company's owner's last name, John Lucas III.
McDermott pool cues are considered to be very high quality pool cues. These cues are made with the latest technology and materials available in the world. These cues are said to lead the industry in performance, service and quality.
Made in China for Cue and Case, Inc.
The Orchid pool cues can be purchased at any low end billiards supply in the US or on the internet. The Orchid cues are very low priced decal based cues intended as "starter" cues. These are imported to the US and Orchid does not identify where they are made.
Billard Warehouse operates a website that offers custom-made pool cues from various dealers. They are affiliated with Jacoby Custom Cues, Ray Schuler, Schon Pool Cues, and many more. J. Pechauer offers custom cues through their website. eBay generally has many private listings for cues as well.
Tyler pool cues were made for a short time in the mid to late 1980's under the direction of Joss cues in Maryland. The cues were designed by Dan Janes, and Tyler is his daughter's name. Relatively few of the cues were made although the reason why has never been officially stated. One theory circulated is that the cues were made in the US using some amount of imported parts (possibly the ivory components of the upper level models,) and thereby lost most of their appeal to American buyers.
Pool cues don't use felt. Pool cues should have a pressed leather tip. Break and jump cues are sometimes given a synthetic tip, such as phenolic, but these are not legal under many tournament rules.
Stenoptilia lucasi was created in 1990.
Ephedrophila lucasi was created in 1907.
Chaetocorophium lucasi was created in 1954.
Custom pool cues can be bought off of sites such as eBay. Websites like McDermott are designed to offer dozens of different pool cues. A customized pool cue can also be ordered for a slightly higher price.