Patents Assigned to AOB Products Company
  • Patent number: 11166442
    Abstract: A net for fishing or other purposes. The net includes a hoop frame connected to a pole by a yoke. The yoke defines sockets in which respective arms of the hoop frame and a distal end of the pole are received. Plugs in the arms of the hoop frame desirably prevent water from passing the plugs into the hoop frame. A plug in the distal end of the pole desirably prevents water from passing the plug into the pole. The yoke and plugs provide a robust connection of the hoop frame to the pole and help retain air in the hoop frame and pole for buoyancy of the net.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: AOB PRODUCTS COMPANY
    Inventors: Anthony Vesich, Dennis W. Cauley, Jr., Timothy S. Kinney, Michael Cottrell, James Tayon, Mark Dalton, Justin Burke, Brian Steere, Matthew Kinamore, Curtis Smith
  • Patent number: 11118884
    Abstract: A dispenser for dispensing powder for firearm ammunition and associated methods. The dispenser can include a hopper, a conveyor, a scale, a dispenser controller, and a tangible storage medium storing instructions executable by the dispenser controller. The dispenser controller can execute a powder calibration sequence and/or a dispensing sequence. In the powder calibration sequence and/or the dispensing sequence, the dispenser controller desirably learns the dispense rate of the powder and uses the dispense rate to optimize dispensing of the powder and increase precision in dispensing a target mass of powder. The conveyor can comprise a conveyor tube having a conveyor tube axis oriented to extend at an upward angle with respect to horizontal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: AOB Products Company
    Inventors: Tim Kinney, James Gianladis, Matthew Kinamore, Joel Yuodsnukis, Jeff Talbott, Mark Dalton, James Tayon, Mike Cottrell, Dennis Cauley, Justin Burke, Brian Steere, Kyle Martin, Anthony Vesich, Michael Poehlman
  • Patent number: 11105586
    Abstract: Firearm accessories and associated methods. A firearm accessory includes a mount for mounting the firearm accessory on a firearm. The mount can be adjustable to customize the mounting of the firearm accessory on the firearm. Electronic firearm accessories can include a longitudinally extending circuit structure having one or more electronic switches thereon facing laterally. A switch assembly can include a push member and a finger extending therefrom for actuating an associated electronic switch. Battery compartment features are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: AOB PRODUCTS COMPANY
    Inventors: James Tayon, Matthew Kinamore, James Gianladis, Michael Cottrell, Tim Kinney, Dennis W. Cauley, Jr., Mark Dalton, Justin Burke, Anthony Vesich, Yu King Wai
  • Patent number: 11009306
    Abstract: A shooting rest and associated methods. The shooting rest includes a forward support and a rear support both supported by a frame. The forward support is configured to clamp a forward portion of the firearm and permit rotation of the firearm with respect to the frame about a pitch axis to adjust a vertical aim of the firearm and about a yaw axis to adjust a horizontal aim of the firearm. The rear support includes a platform positioned to support a bottom of a trigger hand grip portion of the firearm. The platform is adjustable in elevation to adjust the vertical aim of the firearm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: AOB PRODUCTS COMPANY
    Inventors: Dennis W. Cauley, Jr., James Tayon, Michael Cottrell, Timothy S. Kinney, James Gianladis, Michael Poehlman, Mark Dalton, Joel Yuodsnukis, Matthew Kinamore, Adam J. Birk, Justin Burke, Anthony Vesich
  • Patent number: 10900762
    Abstract: An ammunition press for manufacturing or reloading ammunition cartridges. The ammunition press includes an adjustable shell holder for holding ammunition shells (sometimes called cases) of various sizes. A catch tray is provided for collecting spent primers or other debris. According to a user's preference, the ammunition press can be customized to provide an over-center actuated configuration or a non-over-center actuated configuration. A light is integrated with the press for illuminating the shell holder. Components of the press and associated methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: AOB Products Company
    Inventors: Timothy S. Kinney, James Tayon, Michael Cottrell, Dennis W. Cauley, Jr., Justin Burke, Brian Steere, Kyle Martin, Anthony Vesich, Matthew Kinamore, Joel Yuodsnukis, Curtis Smith, Mark Dalton
  • Patent number: 10859336
    Abstract: One aspect of the invention is directed to shooting rests for supporting a firearm having a first portion and a second portion rearward of the first portion. In one embodiment, a shooting rest includes a frame, a front support for supporting the first portion of the firearm, a support member for carrying one or more weights, and a stop for inhibiting rearward movement of the firearm relative to the shooting rest. The front support is coupled to the frame, and the support member is positioned at least proximate to the frame. The stop includes a flexible portion and is also coupled to the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: AOB Products Company
    Inventors: Tim Morrow, Larry Potterfield, Russell A. Potterfield, Robert Joseph Zara, Dennis Cauley
  • Patent number: 10852092
    Abstract: A firearm rest for supporting a firearm on a support surface to facilitate a shooter in aiming the firearm at a target. The firearm rest includes a body comprising gripping material on different sides of the body. The rest can be used in different orientations such that the gripping material is in contact with both the firearm and the support surface, either the firearm or the support surface, or neither the firearm nor the support surface. The shooting rest includes a hub and protrusions extending from the body. Channels in various sides of the body facilitate use of the rest in different orientations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: AOB Products Company
    Inventors: Mike Lindsay, Michael Cottrell, James Tayon, Timothy S. Kinney, Mark Dalton, Brian Steere, Justin Burke, Kyle Martin, Dennis W. Cauley, Jr., Anthony Vesich, Seth Wheeler, Matthew Kinamore, Curtis Smith
  • Patent number: 10830547
    Abstract: A loader for loading ammunition into a magazine for a firearm. The loader may be universal in that it is capable of loading various types of ammunition cartridges into various types of magazines. A magazine well of the loader can accept magazines of various sizes for loading the magazines with cartridges. A cartridge driver of the loader drives the cartridges into the magazine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: AOB Products Company
    Inventors: Michael Cottrell, James Gianladis, Adam J. Birk, Michael Poehlman, Timothy S. Kinney
  • Patent number: 10782085
    Abstract: A shooting rest, components thereof, and associated methods. The shooting rest includes a frame, a forward firearm support connected to the frame, and a rear firearm support connected to the frame. The rear firearm support includes a stop configured to limit rearward movement of the firearm with respect to the frame when the firearm is fired. A liquid tank is supported by the frame and is configured to hold liquid to increase the effective mass of the shooting rest to reduce recoil felt by a shooter when the firearm is fired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: AOB Products Company
    Inventors: Dennis W. Cauley, Jr., James Tayon, Timothy S. Kinney, Michael Cottrell, Justin Burke, Brian Steere, Mark Dalton, Kyle Martin, Anthony Vesich, Matthew Kinamore, Curtis Smith, Joel Yuodsnukis
  • Patent number: 10772261
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an extendable folding saw that is lightweight and compact when retracted yet rigid when extended. In one embodiment, the extendable folding saw can have a folding saw and a removably attached extension. The folding saw can have a grip and a pivotally attached saw. The extension can comprise several members that are compactable to a length not much greater than the length of the longest individual member. The members of the extension can have a generally I shaped profile. The extension rod can be attached to the folding saw in a snap-fitting manner for use. A retracted folding saw can be snapped side-by-side to a retracted to extension rod for storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: AOB Products Company
    Inventors: Andrew Hooyman, William T. Hooyman, Robert S. Fuller, Jason Richards