Convertible golf cart seat assembly

  • US 9,481,265 B2
  • Filed: 12/23/2014
  • Issued: 11/01/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/10/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A convertible seat assembly for attachment to the back of a golf cart or similar vehicle having armrests with upright members attached to each side of the golf cart, the convertible seat assembly comprising:

  • a. a main seat frame that includes side rails, each with a back end and a front end, wherein the side rails are attached to the upright members of the armrests to thereby support the main seat frame on the armrests;

    b. a plastic stationary cargo board that includes a flat stationary cargo portion with a downwardly extending cargo board flange along a back edge of the flat stationary cargo portion, wherein the cargo board is dimensioned and positioned on the main seat frame so that the downwardly extending cargo board flange is adjacent the back ends of the side rails;

    c. a plastic flip board, with a seat mounted on a seat side and a flat flip board cargo portion defining a flip board plane on a cargo side, wherein the flip board cargo portion has a flip board flange along the front edge of the flip board cargo portion and the flip board flange is set at an angle to the flip board plane, and wherein the flip board has hinge brackets rotatably connecting the flip board to the side rails at a position along the side rails so that when the flip board rotates from a seating position with the seat facing upwardly to a cargo position with the flip board cargo portion facing upwardly, the flip board flange and the cargo board flange abut each other.

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