Swivel cable guard

  • US 8,950,388 B2
  • Filed: 03/15/2013
  • Issued: 02/10/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/15/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A compound archery bow comprising:

  • a riser;

    a first limb supporting a first rotatable member, the first rotatable member comprising a first bowstring track;

    a second limb supporting a second rotatable member, the second rotatable member comprising a second bowstring track and a cam assembly;

    a bowstring extending between the first bowstring track and the second bowstring track, the bowstring defining a bowstring plane of travel;

    a cable in communication with the cam, the cable having a brace position and a drawn position; and

    a cable guard comprising;

    a body attached to the riser;

    a cable retaining member; and

    a joint connecting the cable retaining member to the body, the joint defining a pivot axis, wherein said pivot axis is disposed at a fixed location relative to said riser and wherein the joint is constructed and arranged to provide pivotal movement of the cable retaining member relative to the body about the pivot axis, towards and away from the bowstring plane of travel.

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