Walter W Schinzing: Rack for hanging bats or other objects. Thomas B Tate, April 22, 1986: US04583647 (57 worldwide citation)

The invention is a portable rack formed as a molded unit having a plurality of niches formed in a horizontal ledge portion to support a plurality of bats or other objects in a vertical position, and guide arms and adjustable clip means affixed to the back of a vertical mounting plate to enable the d ...


Paul F King, David A Huebner: Boat canopy. Thomas B Tate, May 28, 1996: US05520139 (42 worldwide citation)

A boat canopy which can be removeably mounted onto the gunwales of a boat, and which can be adjusted forward and backward into various positions. The canopy comprises a canvas top and a plurality of bows which are assembled as one piece, a plurality of leg supports, a plurality of clamps which clamp ...

Thomas Paul Lynch: Strap-like apparel having lighted studs. Thomas B Tate, June 17, 2003: US06578982 (34 worldwide citation)

A strap-like item of wearing apparel which has studs that light up. A light-emitting diode (LED) is disposed within each stud. The LED's are activated by means of a circuit.

Jeffrey Brown: Anatomical weapons qualification target. Thomas B Tate, April 24, 2007: US07207567 (29 worldwide citation)

A weapons qualification target having indicia thereon, including a photograph of a human being, a drawing of selected parts of the human anatomy, and a standard weapons qualification scoring pattern. The scoring pattern and the anatomical indicia are invisible from the usual firing distance for weap ...

Stan Stelter: Secure holding system for standards. Thomas B Tate, May 21, 2002: US06390307 (26 worldwide citation)

A secure holding system for displaying and securing standards (stands to which nets used for volleyball, tennis, badminton, etc. are attached) when not in use. The system comprises a rack which can be mounted upon a wall, and which has a bottom piece whose front section opens downwardly and forwardl ...

Michael Garity: Device for measuring and cutting sheetrock. Thomas B Tate, June 6, 2000: US06070338 (21 worldwide citation)

A device for measuring and cutting sheetrock comprising an edge guide which has a smooth surface slidable along the edge of a piece of sheetrock, and a wide tape measure readable in both directions and having a tab against which a knife blade can be placed so as to allow the sheetrock to be cut alon ...

Chad Carl Nelson: Programmable signal light. Thomas B Tate, June 27, 2000: US06079847 (21 worldwide citation)

A programmable signal light which can be used as a flashlight, an alarm light, a signal light, or a lantern. The light has a battery, a circuit board, a three-position switch, and a thumbwheel which can be set for any period up to ninety-nine hours. The light remains off until the predetermined numb ...

Richard J Kusch: Neck exerciser. Thomas B Tate, August 27, 1985: US04537393 (20 worldwide citation)

The invention is a device designed to aid in exercising various muscles of the human body, especially the muscles of the neck region, but also the muscles of the back, side, and stomach regions. The device comprises a ring supported from a wall by brackets, a plurality of bracket members rotatably m ...

William D Morgan: Insulated removable pond cover. Thomas B Tate, March 28, 1995: US05400549 (16 worldwide citation)

An insulated removeable pond cover for settling ponds. The pond cover comprises a plurality of sealed panel units containing insulation. The panel units are linked together by means of a system of cables which pass through grommets in the panel units.