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Dennis N Highby: Casting rod and handle assembly. Cabela s, Fields Lewis Pittenger & Rost, May 14, 1985: US04516351 (53 worldwide citation)

The casting rod and handle assembly disclosed has greater sensitivity to a fish striking and on the fish line associated with the rod. The assembly includes a rod blank (45) extending entirely through a handle body (12) and through a hand grip (38), preferably of the offset period grip type. An uppe ...


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Paula S Swenson: Illuminated infant toy. Neptune Corporation, Fields Lewis Pittenger & Rost, October 20, 1987: US04701146 (52 worldwide citation)

A rattle for an infant is provided wherein the noise making device within the rattle also is a light activation device to momentarily light, in sequence, a plurality of lights mounted on the rattle. The noise-making device is made of magnetic material and is moved back and forth in a tube within the ...


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Edwin L Adair: Fields Lewis Pittenger & Rost, December 7, 1982: US04362246 (52 worldwide citation)

A method of treating mammal semen for use in artificial insemination is provided. Human saliva is added to the semen as an anti-coagulant. For mammals other than primates and voles, sperm-free human semen is added to the mammal semen as a cell membrane diffusion material so that a dye such as quinic ...


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Richard J Rosenbaum, Darin D Pratt: Absorbent pad. Rocky Mountain Medical Corporation, Fields Lewis Pittenger & Rost, February 9, 1988: US04723953 (50 worldwide citation)

An absorbent pad is provided which includes an absorbent layer which serves as a reservoir for liquid and has a liquid impervious barrier over one surface thereof. The liquid is applied to the opposite surface of the barrier and is conducted by means of wicking material to the sides of the barrier a ...


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Edwin L Adair: Endoscope with removable eyepiece. Medical Dynamics, Fields Lewis Pittenger & Rost, April 12, 1988: US04736733 (50 worldwide citation)

A sterilizable catheter of micro-thin diameter has a central coherent fiber bundle for carrying an image to a viewing means, which is surrounded by light fibers. The proximate end of the catheter is provided with a coupling means for aligning the coherent optical bundle with the optical system of th ...


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John W Goudy: Truck box tarpaulin assembly. Fields Lewis Pittenger & Rost, January 19, 1993: US05180203 (48 worldwide citation)

The roller of a truck box roller tarp assembly is equipped with dependent loops of chain at spaced intervals along its length. Brackets, forming hooks, are secured to the truck box at a common elevation along one side. When the tarp is closed over the box opening, the roller loops hang below the hoo ...


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Bruce H Mayeda: Clamping apparatus with bi-directional clamping device. The Eversman Mfg Company, Fields Lewis Pittenger & Rost, November 22, 1988: US04786204 (46 worldwide citation)

A clamping device for exerting clamping forces in two directions to a shank between a pair of spaced clamping members having a transverse stop. The device includes an elongated bolt like body having a pair of axially spaced sections, a head at one end and external threads on an opposite end portion ...


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Edwin L Adair: Combined surgical instrument and tube holder device. The Urology Group P C, Fields Lewis Pittenger & Rost, November 29, 1983: US04417710 (44 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for yieldably supporting a tube and/or cord extending from a surgical instrument. The device includes a pad which is adhesively securable to a surgical drape or other surface and is connected to a releasable tube holding means by a stretchable member. The tube holding means incl ...


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Richard R Runkles, John A Dyer, Jack W Beyer: Conduit coupling device with redundancy features. Stanley Aviation Corporation, Fields Lewis Pittenger & Rost, November 21, 1989: US04881760 (43 worldwide citation)

A coupling assembly for connecting adjacent ends of conduits, primarily used for aircraft fuel lines having redundant locking features is provided. This coupling can be manipulated with one hand and includes a central tine and laterally spaced locking tines which engage a mating channel for locking ...


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Edwin L Adair: Heat sterilizable electronic video endoscope. Fields Lewis Pittenger & Rost, February 23, 1993: US05188094 (42 worldwide citation)

A heat sterilizable electronic video endoscope is provided in which a lens system is mounted by the use of elements such as metal spacers, which are not adversely affected by heat. Similarly, the electronic circuitry is arranged in the center of the endoscope and is formed of heat resistant material ...