close

Вход

Забыли?

вход по аккаунту

?

Патент USA US3088593

код для вставки
May 7» 1963
R. w. HoL'rz
3,088,583
ARROW cAsE
Filed May 6, 1960
f’ î”
FFM f2” f2 f6
6
INVENTOR.
United States Patent() Mice
l
3,088,583
3,088,583
Patented May '7, 1963
2
The grooves 28 of members 24 are aligned with the
grooves 28 of members 26 lengthwise of their respective
ARROW CASE
Robert W. Holtz, 1042 S. Carol Ave., Wheeling, Ill.
Filed May 6, 1960, Ser. No. 27,377
9 Claims. (Cl. 206-1)
sections 4, 6 to permit the arrows 32 within said grooves
28, to be held straight and to be parallel to one another
and to the sides 16, 18. The outer portion 34l of .each
groove 28, confines a pad 35 of resilient compressible ma
This invention relates to a new and useful improvement
for receptacles or cases which serve to contain or hold
terial or rubber-like substance in a space 36 above the
and transport archery equipment and more particularly to
receptacles with holding or securing means to prevent
undesirable moving about, shifting or warping of the
URE 3).
archery equipment within the receptacle.
It is therefore a general object of this invention to pro
vide a novel case for containing and preserving archery
equipment.
arrow 32 between the lwall `sections 39, 49 (see FIG
For every groove 28 in the members 24, 26 there is a
corresponding pad 35 that registers therewith and each
of these pads 35 is fastened to the under surface 42 of
one or the other arrow keepers or retaining bars 44, 46
pivotable toward and away from the members 24, 26 in
15 each of the case sections 4, 6, the bar 44 having a hinge
connection at 48 with member 24 and the bar 46 having
its hinge connection at 50 with member 26. The bar 46
is held in adown or arrow retaining position with its
arrows.
l
undersurface 42 against the top surface 31 of member 26,
Another object of this invention is to pivotedly connect
a pair of arrow case sections by means of a hinge or the 20 by the latch 54 on the free end 58 of bar 46, the latch
54 having a body portion 56 and a pair of resilient legs
like and provide means in at least one of said sections for
58 clasping about the upper part 60 of member 26 (see
holding arrows therein.
FIGURE 5 ) . The bar 44 is held in an arrow retaining po
It is still another object of this invention to provide flex
Another object of this invention is to provide a device
of the character set forth which mOunts and supports
sition in the same manner as bar 46 and both bars 44, 46
and snug position and to keep the arrows in a straight 25 are, of course, swingable upwardly as illustrated in dotted
lines in FIGURE 3 in order to remove arrows 32 from
alignment preventing them from being bowed.
the sections 4, 6 of case 2.
It is a further object of this invention to provide an
A container 62 for holding archery accessories and the
arrow case having a series of compartments to carrying
ible means in an arrow case for holding arrows in a taut
like is formed in the box section 4 by longitudinal walls
Still a further object of this invention is the provision of 30 16, 18, transverse parallel walls 22 and 72, bottom wall
14, and a transparent or window-like top wall or cover 78
a device of the character set forth which is simple in con
assorted archery equipment.
and has a plurality of storing compartments 66, 68, 70
formed by the addition of longitudinally placed dividers
‘74, 76, the window cover 78 being hinged to wall 22
A further object is to provide a novel case wherein
the supports for the arrows and compartmenting walls 35 at pivots 80 and 82 and having releasing engageable fas
struction, inexpensive to manufacture and yet effective
and eñîcient in use.
serve to rigidify the case to prevent twisting and collapse
whereby protecting the equipment even under hard
handling.
tening or latch means 84 including a iìrst coupling partv 88
on window 78 and a second coupling counterpart 86
on inside of wall 72 and a lift handle or tab means 90
on the Window cover 78. AThe cover 78 can be opened
Other and further objects of the invention will become
apparent from a reading of the following specification 40 land closed by holding tab means 90 and pivoting the
cover 7=8 relative to box limit 4.
taken in conjunction with the drawing, in which:
`FIGURE l is a view showing the novel arrow case in
Arrow case section 6 has a container 92 for archery
accessories similar to container 62 but without any su-b
an open position and the contents exposed;
FIGURE 2 is an end sectional view taken substantially 45 divided `compartments and it is formed by walls 16, 18, 22
and 96, bottom 14 and transparent cover 98 hinged to
along line 2_2 of FIGURE l;
wall
22 at 100 and 102 and having hand-le meansy 104
FIGURE 3 is an enlarged section shown in FIGURE 2
similar to handle means 90.
illustrating the novel arrow holding means;
`I’t will be noted that the ilexible pads 35 hold the arrows
FIGURE 4 is a sectional view of the novel holding
means taken substantially along line 4_4 of FIGURE 3; 50 '32 in place ñrmly and yield upon temporary twisting of
the case and apply tensile pressure on the arrows in main
FIGURE 5 is another sectional view of the novel hold
taining them straight and cradle the arrows 32 from scuiî
ing means and is taken generally along line 5_5 of FIG
ing or marring of the arrow shaft. The suspension also
URE 2; and
protects
the -arrow feathers, also the arrows positioned
FIGURE 6 is an upright perspective view of the arrow
in the slots tend to rigidify and add to the structural
carrying case in the closed position.
55 strength and life of the arrow case itself.
Referring now more particularly to the drawing there
Having described my invention, it will be understood
is shown an arrow case 2 having two similarly constructed
that it may take other forms and that the scope of the
rectangular box-like sections 4 and 6 pivotally attached
following appended claims are not limited to the afore
together by hinges 8 and locked together in a closed posi
tion by any conventional locking elements 10 and 12, 60 said disclosed embodiment wherefore I claim:
l. A portable arrow case comprising a pair of box-like
the section 6 having a handle 11 ñxed thereto.
Each of the sections 4 and 6 comprise a flat base or
sections pivotally interconnected and having locking
means holding one section against the other in a closed
bottom wall 14 land four side walls, 16, 18, 20, 22 and a
position in suitcase fashion, each of said sections includ
pair of parallel arrow support members or holders 24, 26
a pair of transverse arrow carrying members opposing one
that run transverse between the two longer parallel sides, 65
another in the closed position of the case, each of said
16, 18.
members having arrow cradle means including a U-slot
The holders 24, 26 are connected to the base 14 and
having a base and arrow ñanking sides in arrow straight
sides 16, 18 lending structural strength to their sections
ening alignment with the sides of the corresponding ar
4, 6 and each of such holders 2_4, 26 have a series of
grooves or U-shaped notches 28 in their edge surfaces 31, 70 row cradle means in the other member and holding means
comprising an element pivotally supported over a respec
31 nesting and supporting arrows 32 in the inner portions
tive member and axially aligned thereto and carrying a
33 of the grooves 28.
3,088,583
3
slot directed projection of elastomeric material, said ele
ment being swingable about an arcuate path aligning the
arrow shaft in straightening unwarping cushioned sus
pension within the case each of the pads in an unstressed
condition being dimensioned slightly less than the space
between the sides of the respective groove and being com
projection of elastomeric material over and into the U
slot in a closed position and compressing the elastomeric
material and deforming the material in against the sides
and on an associated arrow shaft disposed between the
pressible to expand transversely of the sides into tight
engagement therewith in the locked position of the ele
material and the base.
ment.
2. An arrow carrying case providing a plurality of ar
row straightening elements aligned in parallel relation
with respect to one another, one of said elements carry
a pair of spaced holders, each holder having an arrow
6. An arrow support comprising a case section having
shaft receiving notch having sides axially aligned with
ing arrow cradle means including a U-slot having a base
the sides of the notch of the other, an arrow having a
shaft nested within said notches, and resilient means
and arrow flanking sides in complemental arrow straight
ening alignment with the sides of the corresponding arrow
clamping the shaft to the associated holder accommodating
cradle means in at least one of the other elements and
universal canting therebetween said resilient clamp means
holding means including a structure supported over a 15 having complemental pair of elements for the pair of
respective element and above'the slot and axially aligned
with respect to the element and carryinga slot directed
projection of elastomeric material, said structure being
spaced holders, each element having a complemental
pad for each notch, and the pad in the unstressed con
dition being dimensioned slightly less than the space be
tween the sides of the respective notch and being corn
pressible to expand transversely of the sides in tight en
gagement therewith.
swingable with alignment of the projection into the slot
and compressing the elastomeric material in deforming
the material in against the sides and an associated arrow
shaft disposed between the material and the base.
7. An arrow support comprising a case section having
a pair of spaced holders, each holder having an arrow
3. tAn arrow carrying case providing a plurality of
arrow straightening elements aligned in parallel relation
shaft-receiving notch with sides axially aligned with the
with respect to one another, one of said elements carrying 25 sides of the notch of the other, an .arrow having a shaft
arrow cradle means in complemental arrow straightening
nested within said notches and a pair of clamping struc
alignment with corresponding arrow cradle means in at
tures pivotally connected to the section and aligned over
least one of the other elements, and holding means regis
the pair of holders for movement toward and away from
terable with the cradle means in arrow immobilizing rela
the pair of holders, each structure carrying resilient '
tion, said cradle means comprising a plurality of arrow 30 means Iregisterable within the notch against one of the
receiving grooves having sides and said holding means
sides thereof in locking relation with the holder and
comprising a plurality of resilient members each having
clamping the shaft to the associated holder accommodat
pivotal connection with a respective element and each
ing universal canting therebetween.
being swingably positionable over a respective element
8. The combination of a hollow storage case having
from open to closed vengagement position with the ele 35 peripheral side walls and a back wall and arrow support
ment and complementally and operatively associated with
members within the case connected to certain of said
the grooves resiliently retaining an associated series of
arrows, each member comprising a pad of elastomeric
material, one pad for each groove, and the pad in an un
walls in rigidifying relation thereto resisting deflection
thereof, arrows having shafts straddling said members,
members having a part cradling means including a groove
thereon having a base and arrow flanking sides, the groove
of one member being so arranged as to be in part axially
members each having groove means having sides and a
base and each structure carrying resilient pad means
dimensioned to abut against one of the sides of the groove
50 means of the respective member.
and resilient means yieldably clamping said shafts to
stressed condition being dimensioned slightly less than 40 said
members and accommodating universal angling
the space between the sides and being compressible to ex
' therebetween to prevent bending of the shafts upon twist
pand transversely of the sides into tight engagement there
ing of the case, the resilient means including clamping
with.
structures complemental to the members and pivotally
4. A portable arrowY case for carrying elongated parts
connected to the case for movement from raised to
in straightened position comprising a receptacle having at
lowered positions with respect to the members, said
least two transverse part support members, each of said
straightening alignment with the grooveof another mem
ber, and holding means releasable registerable concur
rently with both grooves in embracing and straightening
relation with the associated elongated part supported in
i 9. A portable case for carrying arrows comprising a
pair of case sections releasably fastenable to one another
in suitcase fashion, each of said sections comprising
side walls and a pair of arrow holders transverse to and
the grooves and said holding means comprising an elas
tomeric element extensible into the slot, and means in 55 between said side walls, each holder having an arrow
compressing relation to the elastomeric material in de
forming the material in against the sides and an asso
ciated arrow shaft disposed between the material and the
base,
5. A portable warp resistant case for carrying arrows 60
cradle groove with sides in complemental arrow aligning
relation to the sides of the groove of the other holder
and supporting an arrow therein and compressing resilient
means for each holder fastening the arrows in transverse
straddling fashion across the holders and comprising
an element spaced above the holder and carrying a flexi
having elongated shafts comprising a receptacle having a
ble seat engaging the sides of the groove and the arrow
plurality of transverse support members within the case,
and holding the arrow in the groove.
each of said members having at least one cradling groove
having sides in axial alignment with the sides of a corre
References Cited in the ñle of this patent
-sponding cradling groove of another member, and a 65
UNITED STATES PATENTS
transverse element for each member and in axial longi
tudinal alignment with each of a respective of said mem
750,817
Crenshaw _____________ _„ Feb. 2, 1904
bers and pivotal vertically thereabout from raised to
2,280,003
Pearson ______________ __ Apr. 14, 1942
locked position, said element carrying a complemental
2,469,156
Cargill _______________ __ May 3, 1949
70
resilient pad registering with the groove of one member
2,572,706
Eicholz ______________ __ Oct. 23, 1951
and so arranged to cooperatively associate with a corre
2,650,449
Suring _______________ __ Sept. 1, 1953
sponding pad on a Acomplemental element registerable
2,724,208
2,734,790
Nelson ______________ __ NOV. 22, 1955
Pospie ______________ _.. Feb. 14, 1956
with another member embracingly holding the associated
Документ
Категория
Без категории
Просмотров
0
Размер файла
427 Кб
Теги
1/--страниц
Пожаловаться на содержимое документа