Cap for spinning reel

  • US 5,476,230 A
  • Filed: 04/26/1995
  • Issued: 12/19/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/09/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An arrangement for circumscribing a rearward projection of a spinning reel for fishing, the rearward projection includes a main body side engagement portion, said arrangement comprising:

  • a cap having a substantially annular shape and removably mounted around the rearward projection to cover at least one retaining means provided on the spinning reel, said cap includes a hole through which a support portion for a drag control knob extends; and

    an elastically deformable cap side engagement portion provided on said cap and removably engaged with said main body side engagement portion, wherein said cap side engagement portion includes a claw received in a recess of the body side engagement portion;

    wherein said cap side engagement portion elastically engages the main body side engagement portion to retain said cap in place on the rearward projection.

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