Winch hook holder

  • US 6,409,240 B1
  • Filed: 09/18/2000
  • Issued: 06/25/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/18/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A device for attachment to an elongated handle and for holding a winch hook of the type having a curved back surface and an opposing opening to receive an eyelet, the device comprising:

  • a body having a proximal end and a distal portion with a hook receiving side and an opposing back side;

    the proximal end including a connector for attaching the body to the elongated handle;

    the distal portion including a hook-shaped curved cradle on the hook receiving side for at least temporarily holding the winch hook; and

    the cradle featuring a curved recess corresponding to the back surface of the hook and an opening corresponding to the opening of the hook;

    whereby the hook may be supported in the cradle and brought to the eyelet and released from the cradle once engaged.

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