Snowplow and mount assembly

  • US 6,944,978 B2
  • Filed: 06/11/2001
  • Issued: 09/20/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/11/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A snowplow and mount assembly comprising:

  • a mount frame adapted to be secured to a vehicle;

    a snowplow frame including a jack stand moveable to and between an extended ground contacting and snowplow frame supporting position and a retracted ground noncontacting and snowplow frame nonsupporting position;

    a latch mechanism which removably secures said snowplow frame to said mount frame; and

    a latch lever which actuates said latch mechanism to latched and unlatched positions, said latch lever operably freeing said jack stand for movement into the extended position when said latch mechanism is in the unlatched position and operably preventing jack stand movement maintaining said jack stand in the retracted position when said latch mechanism is in the latched position.

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