Shock corded tripod stand

  • US 4,712,756 A
  • Filed: 04/23/1986
  • Issued: 12/15/1987
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/23/1986
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A shock corded tripod stand, for use in providing a means to hold aloft various lightweight objects, comprising:

  • three or more hollow segmented legs acting as support for the device , and to which the objects can be attached when desired;

    a hollow segmented vertical member to which the objects are generally attached;

    a spider assembly having a plurality of interconnected passages therethrough and including positions for receiving said legs and vertical member, acting as the interface between the legs and the vertical member;

    one or more elasticized shock cords extending within said legs, said vertical member, and said passages to connect the device together, to provide tension during assembly of the device and to further maintain the device in its assembled position; and

    affixing means to hold the objects, said means being attachable to either the legs or to the vertical member.

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