Swivel cable guard

  • US 9,303,946 B2
  • Filed: 02/10/2015
  • Issued: 04/05/2016
  • 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;

    a second limb supporting a second rotatable member, the second rotatable member comprising a cam;

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

    a cable in communication with the cam; 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 located rearward of said cable, said cable retaining member pivoting with respect to said body about said pivot axis as the bow is drawn, wherein a distance between said cable retaining member and said plane of travel changes as said cable retaining member pivots relative to the body.

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