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Snap-on live-decoy anchor

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US1697561A
US1697561A US27303928A US1697561A US 1697561 A US1697561 A US 1697561A US 27303928 A US27303928 A US 27303928A US 1697561 A US1697561 A US 1697561A
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A01AGRICULTURE; FORESTRY; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY; HUNTING; TRAPPING; FISHING
    • A01MCATCHING OR TRAPPING OF ANIMALS; APPARATUS FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF NOXIOUS ANIMALS OR NOXIOUS PLANTS
    • A01M31/00Hunting appliances
    • A01M31/06Decoys
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
    • Y10TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
    • Y10T24/00Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.
    • Y10T24/44Clasp, clip, support-clamp, or required component thereof
    • Y10T24/44291Clasp, clip, support-clamp, or required component thereof including pivoted gripping member
    • Y10T24/44376Spring or resiliently biased about pivot
    • Y10T24/44385Distinct spring
    • Y10T24/44402Distinct spring with operator for moving pivoted member

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Filed April 26, 1928 IICd.I-wemm I gtWMVM anew/M0110,

Patented Jan. 1, 1929.

arren 159mm amsei I SNAP-on L rvE-nEooY ANCHOR.

Application filed April 26, 1928. Serial No.'273,0 39.

V This invention relates to a fastening device especially designed for use in fastening an anchor to the leg or neck of a livedecoy duck, the primary object of the invention being to provide a fastener of this character which may be readily and easily positioned, and one which will not injure the leg or'neck of the duck to which it is secured.

Another object of the invention is to provide a fastener'of this characterembodying pivotally connected members formed with jaws, the pivotally connected sections being formed of sheet metal to the end that the fastener may be constructed cheaply. V With the foregoing and other objects in View, which will appear as the description proceeds, the invention resides in the combi nation and arrangement of parts andin the details of construction hereinafter described, it being understood that changes in the precise embodiment of the invention herein disclosed, may be made within the scope of what is claimed, without departing from the spirit of the invention.

Referring to the drawing:

Figure 1 is a vlew illustrating the use of the device. Y Y I v Figure 2 is a plan view thereof, parts thereof being shown in section. i v 1 Figure 3 is a sectional view taken on line 3 -3 of Figure 2.

Referring to the drawing in detail, the device embodies a pair of pivotally connected members each of'which has a jaw 5substantially semicircular, so that when (the jaws move into cooperative relation with each other suificiently large to accommodate the leg'or neck of a duck, for purposes to be hereinafter 4o more fully described.

Each section also lncludes an arm 6, the

sections being constructed of sheet metal material and bent to provide opposed flanges 7 that act as a housing for the spring member 8 which is bent intermediate its ends as at 9 and positioned adjacent to the pivot pin 10, the free endsof the member 8 exerting an outward pressure on the arms to'normally hold the jaws in their active positions,

the jaws will provide an opening Ears 11 form a part of each section, which ears are provided'with openings to receive the pivot pin 10 that connects the sections.

The-reference character 12 indicates a Iconnectmg member which 1s formed with an eye and which has swivel connection with the downwardly extended end 13 of one section,

the member 12 being designed to receive one end'of afleXible member that has its oppo site end connected with an'anchor, to anchor a live decoy duck. I t

The jaws of the device are substantially circular in cross section and have their ends contacting as at 1 5, as shown by Figure 3,'the sheet metal of which the device is formed, being bent inwardly in a manner as shown. Over each jaw is positioned a rubber protectingmember 14 to guard against the device in-- uring the leg or neck of the decoy to which it is secured. V I

From the foregoing it will be obvious that I have provided a securing device which may be readily clamped around the leg or neck of a live decoy, and one which may be manufactured at little cost, the construct-ion being such that the fastener may be'stamped from sheet metal. I

I claim: i

1. A fastener of theclass described, including pivotally connected sections, each section embodying a length of sheet metal bent to provide a jaw and an arm, the jaw being circular in cross section, each arm having parallel flanges, a spring member fitted around the pivot point between the'sections V and having portions thereof held between theflanges of the arms. I

2. fastener of the class described, includ- 1ng pivotally connected sections, each of'said sections being formed of va length of sheet metal bent to provide a curved jaw section and an arm, flanges forming a part of each arm, a spring member embodying a length'of spring metal bent intermediate its ends, the intermediate portion of the spring member being positioned around the pivot point of the sections, and said spring. being held between the flanges of the arms.

In testimony that I claim the foregoing as my own, I have hereto aflixed my signature.

- VWILLIAM ARCHIE FREEMAN}

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US20070266614A1 (en) * 2006-05-19 2007-11-22 Cagle Matthew F Decoy anchor

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US20070266614A1 (en) * 2006-05-19 2007-11-22 Cagle Matthew F Decoy anchor
US7475509B2 (en) * 2006-05-19 2009-01-13 Cagle Matthew F Decoy anchor
US20090077856A1 (en) * 2006-10-25 2009-03-26 Cagle Matthew F Decoy anchor

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