Arrowhead with inclined blade to impart spinning at target penetration

  • US 6,171,206 B1
  • Filed: 05/17/1997
  • Issued: 01/09/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/17/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A blade-opening arrowhead comprising:

  • (a) an elongated arrowhead body having a longitudinal axis;

    (b) a blade having a first end and an opposing second end; and

    (c) hinge means for pivotally connecting said second end of said blade to said arrowhead body to enable said blade to rotate between;

    (i) a retracted position wherein said blade is positioned adjacent to said arrowhead body when said arrowhead body is in free flight; and

    (ii) an open position wherein said first end of said blade is rotated away from said arrowhead body, said blade in said open position being oriented in a plane inclined relative to said longitudinal axis of said arrowhead body to impart spinning to said arrowhead body upon penetration of an object.

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