Lawn and garden cart with pivotable tow bar and container

  • US 8,496,298 B2
  • Filed: 09/02/2010
  • Issued: 07/30/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/02/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A towable cart, comprising:

  • a frame, the frame including a frame portion and at least one axle portion;

    a container having a bottom, a front wall, an opposing rear wall, and a pair of spaced-apart sidewalls, the bottom of the container being attached to the frame;

    a pair of wheels, each wheel being rotatably attached to the at least one axle portion;

    a tow bar having first and second ends, the first end of the tow bar being coupled to the frame, the tow bar being movable on a first and a second axis with respect to the frame; and

    an arm having first and second opposing ends, the first end of the arm being attached to the container and the second end of the arm extending into and being selectably secured to the tow bar,the container being fixed in a loading condition with the bottom generally parallel to the tow bar when the arm is secured to the tow bar, the container and the frame further being pivotable to an unloading condition when the arm is not secured to the tow bar.

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