Gasoline engine powered blender

  • US 5,938,329 A
  • Filed: 08/06/1998
  • Issued: 08/17/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/06/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A Motorized Blender comprising:

  • a) a gasoline engine mounted within a metal base frame wherein the base frame includes a number of vertically positioned legs with rubber ends to reduce vibration of the blender while in operation, the metal base frame includes a base portion which is a planar member attached to a top end of the legs while the gasoline engine is mounted within the metal base frame under the base portion by a number of rubber mounting members which help reduce vibration of the blender while in use, the gasoline engine is mounted with a vertically placed shaft,b) a pair of horizontally positioned handles are mounted to the base portion and extend from the base portion on opposing sides which provide a grasping means for handling the blender while in use,c) an on/off switch for controlling operation of the gasoline engine and wherein the on/off switch is located adjacent to one of the horizontally positioned handles,d) a rotating throttle control for controlling the speed of the gasoline engine and the blender speed wherein the rotating throttle control is mounted on one of the horizontally positioned handles,e) the shaft of the gasoline engine being coupled to a blender drive coupling which extends through a central aperture in the base portion and wherein the blender drive coupling is mounted on a top surface of the base portion, further wherein a blender pitcher vessel mount is provided on the top surface for securely placing a blender pitcher vessel on the blender, andf) the blender pitcher vessel having a drive coupler adapted to engage the blender drive coupling, the drive coupler of the blender pitcher vessel being engaged with impellers mounted therein which contact contents of the vessel to perform a blending action, and a mount receiving portion for mounting the blender pitcher vessel on the blender.

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