• US 20210161116A1
  • Filed: 02/10/2021
  • Published: 06/03/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/03/2019
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An adjustable fishing rod butt for use with a fishing reel and a rod blank, comprising:

  • a first elongate member comprising an opening on a bottom surface thereof extending at least into an interior of the first elongate member, and an alignment locking member secured about the opening on the bottom surface thereof, wherein the alignment locking member comprises an opening coaxially aligned with the opening in the first elongate member, and a locking pin opening in sidewalls of the alignment locking member configured to receive a locking pin;

    a second elongate member comprising an adjustable reel seat portion on an upper surface, and an angle positioning arm extending from a bottom surface and oriented to be received by the openings in the first elongate member and the alignment locking member, wherein the angle positioning arm comprises a plurality of alignment openings serially arranged along a length of the angle positioning arm, wherein each of the plurality of openings corresponds to a different angular relationship between the first and second elongate members, and wherein the locking pin locks the angle positioning arm and the first and second elongate members at a specific angular relationship defined by a selected one of the openings in the angle positioning arm; and

    a hinge coupling the first elongate member to the second elongate member.

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