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Edwin R Peterson: Retractable leash collar. Lee R Schermerhorn, May 11, 1982: US04328767 (53 worldwide citation)

A retractor mechanism is mounted on the collar adjacent the buckle, the weight of these parts holding them under the animal's neck when the leash is retracted. A guide ring half way around the collar provides a stop for a handle on the free end of the leash when the leash is retracted, thus position ...


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Edwin R Peterson: Take-up reel for tape containing conductors. Lee R Schermerhorn, March 3, 1987: US04646987 (39 worldwide citation)

A tape containing communication conductors, such as telephone wires, or conductors for other purposes, is connected at mid-length to the hub of a spring operated takeup reel so that the reel winds in the opposite end portions of the tape one on top of each other in a single roll of tape. The reel, i ...


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Edwin R Peterson: Leash retractor. October 23, 1990: US04964370 (33 worldwide citation)

Plastic parts have press fit connections requiring no glue or sonic welding. In addition to animal collars the retractor mechanism is used in different types of housings for other purposes such as child restraint or pulling a suitcase on wheels. For use with an animal collar the housing has a leash ...


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Edwin R Peterson, Edwin L Wheeler: Dual reel cord take-up device. Frank J Dykas, Craig M Korfanta, Ken J Pedersen, May 19, 1992: US05114091 (23 worldwide citation)

A dual take-up reel device (10) is disclosed which includes a dual reel spool assembly (27) having a pair of winding hubs (29) axially secured together and separated by a main spool disc (28). An arcuate cord slot (31) is provided in main spool disc (28) for centrally attaching a flat tape cord (11) ...


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Edwin R Peterson: Counterweighted pet leash retracting collar. Frank J Dykas, October 6, 1998: US05816198 (23 worldwide citation)

A pet leash retracting collar which includes a pet collar with reflective strip, a leash, a counterweight, and a leash retractor. The pet leash retractor collar is weighted using the counterweight so that the pet leash retractor rests in a position superior to the pet's neck, when the pet's neck is ...


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Edwin R Peterson, Edwin L Wheeler: Uni-directional cord take-up device. Preco New Products, Frank J Dykas, August 25, 1998: US05797558 (18 worldwide citation)

The invention is a dual reel cord take-up device for flat wire cable which has a generally semi-cylindrical upper and lower case half which snap together over a dual-purpose shaft to make two compartments. The first compartment is a cord extension and take-up compartment which is divided in two by a ...


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Edwin L Wheeler, Edwin R Peterson: Cord take-up device. Preco New Products, Frank J Dykas, Craig M Korfanta, Ken J Pedersen, July 27, 1993: US05230481 (17 worldwide citation)

The invention is a dual reel cord take-up device for flat wire cable which has a generally semi-cylindrical upper and lower case half which snap together over a dual-purpose shaft to make two compartments. The first compartment is a cord take-up compartment which is divided in two by a slotted rib o ...


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Edwin R Peterson: Dielectric miniature electric cable. Frank J Dykas, Craig M Korfanta, October 11, 1994: US05354954 (8 worldwide citation)

A multiple conductor electric cable (10) having a plurality of conductors (12), each formed of a multi-filament tensile core (14) of unbonded aramid fibers (16). The conductors (12) further have at least a pair of tinsel conductor ribbons (18, 20), spirally wrapped in the same direction about tensil ...


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Edwin R Peterson: Electrical plug attachment system. Frank J Dykas, July 21, 1998: US05782648 (8 worldwide citation)

A device to secure an electric plug to a wall outlet by the use of a fastener which attaches to the electric cord and which also attaches to the wall socket. The device is of two pieces, to allow adjustment for the size of the electrical plug. The device attaches to the wall socket by the use of a s ...


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Edwin R Peterson, Edwin Lee Wheeler, James E Stewart: Light activated back-up alarm. Preco New Products, Frank J Dykas, May 16, 2000: US06064302 (7 worldwide citation)

A light activated back-up alarm is provided for use with a vehicle having at least one white back-up light. It includes an optical sensor for attachment to the outside lens of the vehicle back-up light and an alarm circuit and battery encased within an alarm housing. The optical sensor is adhesively ...