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Title: US5678801: Post hole digger stand
[ Derwent Title ]

Country: US United States of America

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Inventor: Billingsley, William E.; Orrville, AL 36767

Assignee: None

Published / Filed: 1997-10-21 / 1995-11-06

Application Number: US1995000554200

IPC Code: Advanced: E21B 3/02; E21B 15/00;
Core: E21B 3/00; more...
IPC-7: F16M 11/00;

ECLA Code: E21B3/02; E21B15/00; E21B15/00;

U.S. Class: Current: 248/676; 248/176.1; 248/176.3; 248/670;
Original: 248/676; 248/670; 248/176.1; 248/176.3;

Field of Search: 248/176.1,176.3,188.5,670,676

Priority Number:
1995-11-06  US1995000554200

Abstract: A post hole digger stand for supporting a post hole digger in a manner such that one person can secure a post hole digger to or remove a post hole digger from an appropriately equipped tractor like vehicle. The post hole digger stand includes a base which includes a main rail, a front cross rail and a rear cross rail and two support arms extending upward from the front cross rail. The support arms carry receiving assemblies for supporting the arms of main shaft support of the post hole digger. The support arms are adjustable in length. A driveline pin carried by the first end of the main rail receives the driveline of the post hole digger.

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Pitts & Brittian, P.C. ;

Primary / Asst. Examiners: Chin-Shue, Alvin C.; Smith, Richard M.

Maintenance Status: E1 Expired  Check current status

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Family: None

First Claim:
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I claim:     1. A post hole digger stand for supporting a post hole digger which includes a main shaft, a main shaft support, a driveline, a drive shaft driven by the driveline and a screw head carried by the drive shaft, said post hole digger stand comprising:
  • a base defining a main rail, a front cross rail, and a rear cross rail, said front cross rail and said rear cross rail extending perpendicularly across said main rail, said front rail being positioned a selected distance from a first end of said main rail, said selected distance being the horizontal distance between the main shaft support and the distal end of the driveline of the post hole digger, said rear cross rail being positioned at a second end of said main rail, said main rail defining a channel at said second end, a plurality of cross bars being secured across said channel in a spaced manner, the end of the screw head being receivable in said channel between two of said plurality of cross bars; and,
  • at least one support arm defining a first end and a second end, said first end being secured to said base, said at least one support arm extending upward from said base, said second end carrying a receiver for supporting the main shaft support.

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Patent  Pub.Date  Inventor Assignee   Title
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Get PDF - 9pp US4392627  1983-07 Van Den Broek   Dismantleable boat cradle
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Get PDF - 5pp US4932628  1990-06 Pacheco   Portable engine test stand
Get PDF - 5pp US5014961  1991-05 Ferguson   Snow plow stand
Get PDF - 5pp US5308037  1994-05 Gonzalez   Adjustable air handler base
Get PDF - 6pp US5505425  1996-04 Shelton  Hamilton; Thomas K. Wheeled support for vehicles
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Foreign References: None

Other Abstract Info: DERABS G1997-525481 DERABS G1997-525481

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