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Robert B Carlson, Fredrick D Wucherpfennig: Shoulder and arm exercise machine. The Toro Company, R Lawrence Buckley, September 20, 1988: US04772015 (65 worldwide citation)

An arm and shoulder exercise machine (20) including a base (22), a vertical rack (32) and resistance means (38) is disclosed herein. Resistance means (38) can be adjusted vertically and pivotally with respect to rack (32) using a unique rack-and-pinion system. A preferred machine (20) also includes ...


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Steven T O Brien, Jay J Kakuk, Robert W Beachy: Light fixture. The Toro Company, R Lawrence Buckley, March 21, 1989: US04814961 (57 worldwide citation)

A light fixture (10) including a bulb/lens assembly (12), a hollow post (14) and a ground stake (16). An assembly ring (18) having inner and outer "fingers" (104 and 106, respectively) securely connects the bulb/lens assembly (12) to the post (14). Bulb/lens assembly (12) includes a lens (28) which ...


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Robert W Beachy, Bart T Ellson, Jay J Kakuk, Gerald E Peterson: Convertible light fixture. The Toro Company, R Lawrence Buckley, September 26, 1989: US04870548 (57 worldwide citation)

A convertible light fixture (10) capable of selectively functioning as a spotlight or floodlight. A preferred light fixture (10) includes a ground stake (12) supporting a bulb/lens assembly (14). An electrical cable (16), protected by the preferred S-shaped ground stake (12), makes contact with the ...


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Jay J Kakuk, Bart T Ellson, Robert W Beachy: Low voltage light fixture. The Toro Company, R Lawrence Buckley, September 27, 1988: US04774648 (51 worldwide citation)

A low voltage light fixture (10) including a bulb/lens assembly (12) mounted atop an integral post/stake assembly (14). Post/stake assembly (14) includes a hollow tubular portion (20) and a ground stake portion (22). A preferred post/stake assembly (14) is formed from a single piece of plastic, and ...


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Gerald E Peterson: Apparatus for interconnecting components of a power outlet strip. The Toro Company, R Lawrence Buckley, May 29, 1990: US04930047 (45 worldwide citation)

A power outlet device (10) including a plastic case (12); ground, neutral and hot conductive strips (30, 28, 26); and a printed circuit board assembly (54) connected to strips (30, 28, 26). The printed circuit board assembly (54), which could include a surge suppressing circuit, is connected to the ...


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James H Bassett, James R Flaskerud, Malachy Fay: Method and apparatus for supporting a reel unit. The Toro Company, R Lawrence Buckley, September 13, 1988: US04769976 (43 worldwide citation)

A U-joint (23) for connecting a reel unit (22) to a lift arm (18) of a turf maintenance machine (10). U-joint (23) preferably includes a pivot arm (40) suitable for connection to the lift arm (18), and a pivot base (38) for connection to the top of a standard reel cutting unit (22). Situated between ...


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Richard A Thorud: Convertible lawn mower. The Toro Company, R Lawrence Buckley, August 28, 1990: US04951449 (40 worldwide citation)

A convertible mulching mower (10) including a housing (12) and chute (30). Chute (30) can be selectively blocked with a chute plug (32) to selectively put mower (10) in a mulching mode. Mounted beneath housing (12) is a plurality of kickers (72) which serve to deflect the grass clippings generally d ...


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Gerald E Goman, Malachy Fay, Joel M Dunlap: Reel mower. The Toro Company, R Lawrence Buckley, July 9, 1996: US05533326 (33 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the present invention includes a traction vehicle (12); one or more reel-type cutting unit(s) (20), each supported by one or more rollers (34, 35); and a cutting unit suspension system (22) associated with each cutting unit, preferably including a ball joint (90) located generally at t ...


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Charles C Holley, Walter J Petersen, Michael N Zenner: Turf maintenance apparatus. The Toro Company, R Lawrence Buckley, August 8, 1989: US04854112 (33 worldwide citation)

A rotary mower (10) including a front deck assembly (18) and a pair of wing decks (20). Each wing deck (20) is supported by a lift arm assembly including a main lift arm (26) and a lift arm extension (32). A pivot joint (30) exists between lift arms (26) and (32) so that when deck (20) is raised fro ...


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Stephen L Tyler: Sprinkler nozzle module. The Toro Company, R Lawrence Buckley, June 20, 1989: US04840312 (32 worldwide citation)

A sprinkler (10) including a riser assembly (14) and a removable nozzle module (34) operatively connected thereto. Nozzle module (34) includes a nozzle holder (36) and a nozzle (38). Nozzle holder (36) is accessible even when sprinkler (10) is buried and the riser assembly (14) is completely retract ...