Patents by Inventor C. Dickson Faires, Jr.

C. Dickson Faires, Jr. has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4173930
    Abstract: Dimpled shotgun pellets for use in a standard shotshell load (hunting or target; factory load or reloaded) in which the pellets are generally spherical in configuration with a plurality of concave dimples arranged on the outer surfaces thereof. The dimples may be arranged either symmetrically or asymmetrically on the outer pellet surfaces and result in an improvement in the aerodynamics of the individual dimpled pellets once they have left the muzzle of the shotgun.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 1977
    Date of Patent: November 13, 1979
    Inventor: C. Dickson Faires, Jr.