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A hand held article, such as a golf club, includes an elongated handle with an inner support structure mounted to the handle and a vibration absorbing material mounted around the inner support structure. The inner support structure includes a plurality of spaced rigid projections which extend into the vibration absorbing material to a location inwardly of the outer surface of the vibration absorbing material. In one embodiment the inner support structure is integral with the shaft of the handle. In another embodiment a sleeve is heat shrunk onto the shaft and the inner support structure and vibration absorbing material are mounted over the sleeve.

Title
Vibration absorbing material for handles of sporting equipment
Application Number
560699
Publication Number
5944617
Application Date
June 3, 1997
Publication Date
August 31, 1999
Inventor
Richard S Wyerman
Doylestown
PA, US
Thomas Falone
Mickleton
NJ, US
Agent
Connolly & Hutz
Assignee
Pendulum Corporation
PA, US
IPC
A63B 53/14
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