Starting platform wedge anchor assembly

  • US 8,033,077 B2
  • Filed: 05/15/2009
  • Issued: 10/11/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/19/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An anchor device for a starting platform, comprising:

  • a clamp member securing the starting platform to a base, said base having an internal cavity receiving a portion of a mounting post of said starting platform, said clamp member further having a first portion between said base and said mounting post with an exterior surface corresponding to a perimeter of said internal cavity and an interior surface corresponding to said mounting post, said first portion having a longitudinal slot receiving a clamp second portion, said second portion including an adjustment device between said base and said post adjustably clamping or unclamping said starting platform, and a biasing element including at least one wedge portion to urge a clamping force frictionally securing said mounting post to said base.

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