Stump grinder tooth and pocket combination

  • US 5,819,827 A
  • Filed: 12/05/1997
  • Issued: 10/13/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/05/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A pocket and tooth combination for use on a conventional stump grinding apparatus having a wheel mounted for rotation about its central axis and including a peripheral edge that maintains first and second opposing, planar surfaces in spaced, parallel relation to one another, said pocket and tooth combination comprising:

  • a) a tooth having an elongated shaft portion of predetermined cross-section and including a longitudinal axis and front and rear ends, and a head portion integrally and longitudinally extending from said shaft portions'"'"' front end;

    b) a pocket having first and second planar surfaces held in spaced relation to one another by an integral, peripheral edge, and further including leading and trailing edges, and an elongated slot formed through one of said first and second planar surfaces from said leading edge to said trailing edge, said slot being adapted to complimentarily receive said shaft portion therein;

    c) said tooth further including a member extending transverse to said longitudinal axis of said shaft portion adjacent the rear end thereof, and positioned in abutting relation to said trailing edge of said pocket when said tooth is seated in said pocket.

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