For A Weapon Patents (Class 206/317)
  • Patent number: 10612877
    Abstract: An improvised gun lock assembly formed of two major components which alternatively slide together around a slide, trigger and/or action of a firearm, or alternatively formed by two hingedly-connected lateral halves which clamp down around the trigger, slide and/or action of a firearm. The assembly may comprise an arcuate member enveloping a barrel and action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Inventor: Dennis Harris
  • Patent number: 10578391
    Abstract: A protective cover for a firearm having a front muzzle portion; a rear slide portion substantially parallel to and spaced apart from the front muzzle portion; an elongate body portion extending between and secured to the front muzzle portion and the rear slide portion; a trigger guard cover portion that extends from the body portion to cover at least a portion of a trigger guard of said firearm to be disposed within the protective cover; and a longitudinally extending cover opening in the body portion through which at least a portion of said firearm extends to be disposed within the protective cover, wherein said cover opening extends between said trigger guard cover portion and said rear slide portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Scopecoat, LLC
    Inventors: Michael D. Scott, Eric M. Yeates
  • Patent number: 10494856
    Abstract: A portable safe for a firearm or other valuable, which may be worn on a belt, comprising a first plate and second cover hingedly connected along a bottom edge, and comprising a latch along a top edge. The latch may be manually operated and may be remotely lockable to prevent unauthorized opening. A firearm may be stored in the invention by placing the barrel of the gun onto a barrel pin in a sliding engagement. The barrel pin may be long enough to protrude into the chamber of the invention to prevent storage of a firearm that has a round in the chamber. The portable safe may be configured for left or right hand draw. The invention may comprise a GPS receiver such that its location may be easily ascertained. The safe comprises safety features preventing unauthorized use while allowing an authorized user quick access to its contents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Inventors: Keith Bernkrant, Paul Richter
  • Patent number: 10486895
    Abstract: A safety device container that has a divider with a cut-out section disposed within the chamber of the container to immobilize and protect a safety device. The container having a first and second housing that when in a closed position the second housing engages a ledge of the first housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Inventor: Troy A. Stille
  • Patent number: 10458741
    Abstract: The invention described herein concerns a comfort enhancing, pistol protecting gun sock that is compatible with holsters, yet rapidly removable via a convenient pull tab. The present invention addresses the discomfort of carrying pistols in the form of a gun sock that can be attached directly to the user's pistol without disruption to the user's existing carry holster. To accomplish the goal of the present invention, the gun sock comprises joined layers that have certain desired properties such as cushioning, breathability, and/or anti abrasive design. The gun sock is configured to at least partially surround and partially engage with pistol whether it is situated in a holster or not. In some implementations, the pistol can still be fired while the gun sock is engaged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Inventor: Dale Fischer
  • Patent number: 10233687
    Abstract: The present invention provides a system and method for firearm storage; and more particularly, a safe and secure handgun mini-vault apparatus for a loaded handgun that allows an authorized user rapid, unobstructed and effortless access to the handgun. The handgun mini-vault system of the present invention not only provides for relative ease of assembly and aesthetically appealing appearance, it also permits access to the handgun without the need to manually manipulate a locking device. The locking system of the present invention utilizes RFID technology to allow authorized users to open the mini-vault by simply waiving an RFID chip in proximity to the mini-vault interrogator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Hornady Manufacturing Company
    Inventors: Thomas Delattre, David Carson, Michael Romeo, Stephen Cunningham
  • Patent number: 10180297
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a firearm monitoring and notification apparatus to allow users to monitor a firearm without interfering with the accessibility to the firearm. The firearm monitoring and notification apparatus mitigates common risks surrounding unauthorized access and tampering through deterrence and notification strategies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Inventor: Charles William Post
  • Patent number: 10099098
    Abstract: A golf club organizer system includes a plurality of club retaining cradles each being radially displaced from each other about a vertical support member, wherein the club retaining cradles is rotatable about the vertical support member; the plurality of golf club retaining cradles each being sized for partially engaged receipt of a golf club head; a plurality of clip members each being sized for engaged receipt of a portion of the shaft of one of the golf clubs; a fixed grip presentation cam for displacing one of the clip members from a normal, resting position to an extraction position as the plurality of club retaining cradles are rotated; and wherein a user may rotate the plurality of club head cradles such that a selected one of the plurality of club retaining cradles is in the extraction position for permitting the user to remove or insert the corresponding golf club.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Blue Holly LLC
    Inventors: Bruce A Snyder, Ken Myers
  • Patent number: 10060177
    Abstract: The invention provides a modified box-shape safe that includes a cabinet having an open front contiguous with an open oblique side obtusely angled relative to the open front. The safe cabinet is formed by two vertically oriented rectangular sections that adjoin to form the cabinet's back and side wall and two horizontally oriented trapezoidal sections that adjoin adjacent horizontal edges of the back and side walls to form the cabinet's top and bottom. The open front and contiguous open oblique side of the cabinet is closed using a safe door having a rectangular front section adjoining an oblique side section obtusely angled relative tot the front section. The door is pivotably connected to the cabinet so as to open from the oblique side section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Inventor: Carl P Smith
  • Patent number: 10001334
    Abstract: This invention provides a discharge preventer assembly for a firearm that is a supplemental safety attachment for a firearm. The discharge preventer assembly can be made of a left body portion and a right body portion which can be adapted to connect to each other in a protective condition to collectively receive and enclose a trigger bow and a trigger; and at least one of the left body portion and the right body portion having a bolt block element protruding upward and adapted to be received in the bolt passage when the left body portion and the right body portion are in the protective condition. The discharge preventer assembly can also include one or more rigid plates configured to be positioned adjacent the right body portion or the left body portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Inventors: Patrick Farchione, Jr., Thomas J. Farchione
  • Patent number: 9958224
    Abstract: A pistol frame disassembly bed (“PFDB”) that offers a steady platform for disassembling and reassembling pistols, in a safer and controlled manner. The PFDB is in the overall configuration of a box with a pistol bed having a bed depression for holding a pistol frame, a trigger mechanism housing aperture, and a drawer. The top surface of the PFDB incorporates the pistol bed which is a three-dimensional depression in relation to the top of the PFDB. The pistol bed is in the shape of a side of a pistol frame (receiver) to accommodate a suitable type of pistol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Inventor: Vincent R. Agnelli, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9884593
    Abstract: A weapon mounting system including a base and an upright for supporting a weapon holder. The weapon holder is supported for sliding movement along the upright.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Pro-gard Products, LLC
    Inventors: Brian Hull, Mike Navarro, John Eichhorn
  • Patent number: 9863738
    Abstract: Apparatus for storing therein a firearm includes a firearm case including walls and defining therein a volume for storing therein a firearm. A recharger is configured for recharging a battery of an electronic device. The recharger is in electrical communication with an access port located in a portion of the firearm case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Inventor: Dov Pikielny
  • Patent number: 9844251
    Abstract: A foldable display device includes a shell. The shell has an expanding state and a folding state. A first direction and a second direction are defined to be orthogonal. When the shell is at the expanding state, the shell has a first length L1 along the first direction and a second length L2 along the second direction. The ratio of the first length L1 to the second length L2 is between 1.3 and 2. When the shell is at the folding state, the shell has a third length L3 along the second direction and a fourth length L4 along the first direction. The ratio of the third length L3 to the fourth length L4 is also between 1.3 and 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Po-Yang Lin, Chia-Hsun Tu, Keh-Long Hwu
  • Patent number: 9840205
    Abstract: A rotatable rack for a vehicle bed. The rack can be clamped onto a bed of a vehicle and an item, which can optionally include a case or a tool box, can be rotated into and out of the bed of the truck. The rack can be locked into one or more positions via a pin engaging one or more openings. The rack can hold the item inside of the bed of the vehicle suspended above the bed such that the item does not get slammed up and down as violently when traveling down a rough road as it would if it were merely placed on the bottom of the bed of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Inventor: Osvaldo Marquez
  • Patent number: 9506713
    Abstract: A firearm cover for attachment to a firearm with a scope mounted thereto is disclosed herein. The firearm cover may include a barrel cover, a stock cover attached to the barrel cover, and a rotatable hood attached to the stock cover. The rotatable hood may include a first configuration disposed about the scope and a second configuration rotated away from the scope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Inventor: David Samuel Frazier
  • Patent number: 9459074
    Abstract: A safe includes a safe body that has an opening. A door is movably interfaced to the safe body such that the door selectively occludes the opening, thereby, selectively permitting access to the opening in one position and precluding access to the opening in a second position. A locking mechanism engages between the door and the safe body when the door occludes the opening. When provided with a key, the locking mechanism disengages between the door and the safe body, permitting access to the opening. An insert is positioned within the safe body. The insert has an opening formation configured to support at least one specific weapon, which is arranged to be accessed from the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Inventors: Jeffrey R. Heim, Richard Allen Angwin
  • Patent number: 9453697
    Abstract: A firearm cleaning kit includes a base cleaning kit, at least one module attachment element affixed to an exterior portion of the base cleaning kit, and a first modular kit case adapted for storing at least one specialized cleaning implement. The base cleaning kit is adapted to store cleaning implements for a first class of firearm. The base cleaning kit includes a tool insert secured to an interior region of the case, and a first firearm cleaning tool secured within the tool insert. The first modular kit case is sized smaller than the base cleaning kit, and includes a first external fastening element adapted for releasable securement to the at least one module attachment element of the base cleaning kit. The specialized cleaning implement not included in the base cleaning kit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: The Otis Patent Trust
    Inventor: Nicholas Williams
  • Patent number: 9441911
    Abstract: Apparatus for storing therein a firearm includes a firearm case including walls. Alignment structure extends from one of the walls positioned to abut against a rear surface of one of firearms of a given line of firearms placed in the firearm case such that a distance from the alignment structure that abuts against the firearm to a front surface of the firing pin of the firearm is equal for all the given line of firearms of the given manufacturer that have different barrel lengths. A safety rod of a fixed length is insertable into the barrel of the firearm, the fixed length being such that an end of the safety rod always reaches the front surface of the firing pin, regardless of the barrel length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Inventor: Dov Pikielny
  • Patent number: 9347723
    Abstract: Apparatus for authorizing and de-authorizing a device such as a weapon is disclosed. The apparatus includes the electrical detection of a signal on the skin of the user, and optionally a radio signal from a central authorizing authority and the entering of a security code by the user. Upon receipt of the correct input, the weapon authorizes and is ready for use. If a loss of skin signal occurs, the weapon enters a safe state until reauthorized. Apparatus for generating the skin signal from both an ingestible and a skin-mounted apparatus are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Area Denial Systems, LLC
    Inventors: Robert Van Burdine, Dorothy Devine Burdine, Alfred Lee Devine
  • Patent number: 9297612
    Abstract: A wallet style holster for holding and concealing a handgun includes an elongated panel including a top flap portion and a bottom flap portion having a handgun retaining element attached to the bottom flap portion where the handgun retaining element includes a trigger guard retention portion and a forward block. At least one protrusion is separated from the forward block by a channel, where the channel and the protrusion are formed to receive a handgun trigger and trigger guard which is held between the protrusion and the forward block. The top flap portion of the elongated panel may be folded over the bottom flap portion to form a wallet, sized so as to be adapted to cover a handgun and fit in a pocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Inventor: Kevin Lee Schmadeka
  • Publication number: 20150129440
    Abstract: A gun holder for placement in the center console of a vehicle. The gun holder includes a horizontally disposed panel that includes a centrally located slot in which the barrel of a firearm can be placed and held therein, leaving the handle portion of the firearm exposed for easy access. The panel provides a substantially rectangular shape and is substantially planar. There are one or more slots having a base, sidewalls and an open upper in which firearm magazine clips can be inserted and held therein. The device further includes a plurality of recessed holes in which bullets can be inserted and stored. Two legs extend perpendicularly from a lower surface of the panel on opposing sides thereof for supporting the panel in an elevated position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventor: Mario Abascal
  • Publication number: 20150122679
    Abstract: The different advantageous embodiments provide an apparatus comprising an inflatable portion, an exterior portion, and a sealing system. The inflatable portion includes an inflatable interior housing, a number of air chambers, a number of manifold features, and at least one valve. The inflatable interior housing includes a valve, an air chamber, and a storage chamber. The exterior portion is associated with the inflatable portion. The sealing system is configured to seal the inflatable interior housing and the inflatable portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2013
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventor: Rod Debias
  • Publication number: 20150114861
    Abstract: A safe includes a safe body that has an opening. A door is movably interfaced to the safe body such that the door selectively occludes the opening, thereby, selectively permitting access to the opening in one position and precluding access to the opening in a second position. A locking mechanism engages between the door and the safe body when the door occludes the opening. When provided with a key, the locking mechanism disengages between the door and the safe body, permitting access to the opening. An insert is positioned within the safe body. The insert has an opening formation configured to support at least one specific weapon, which is arranged to be accessed from the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Jeffrey R. Heim, Richard Allen Angwin
  • Patent number: 9007170
    Abstract: A rapid-access gun safe includes a portable enclosing structure and a communication module. The portable enclosing structure encloses a firearm. The portable enclosing structure includes a fixed portion and a collapsing wall. The collapsing wall provides rapid access to the firearm. The communication module is coupled to the fixed portion of the enclosing structure. The communication module facilitates incoming and outgoing electronic communication of at least one access signal from a device external to the rapid-access gun safe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Rocky Mountain Safe Company, LLC
    Inventors: Ross B Wall, Michael M. Austin
  • Publication number: 20150096910
    Abstract: The present invention provides for a gun vault that can safely transfer a firearm within the public area that is easy to carry and can secure easily and quickly to various surfaces or objects. The gun vault comprises a first component, illustrated as a gun vault top half connected to a second component, illustrated herein as a gun vault bottom half, which when coupled together provides an interior constructed and arranged to store internal functional hardware as well as one or more firearms, such as a handgun and magazine clip. The gun vault further includes a removable and variably positionable handle, which allows for the gun vault to be secured to objects or surfaces, such as a seat of a car or some type of fixed pole, quickly and easily. To prevent unauthorized access, the gun vault may further include a locking assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventors: David Carson, Thomas Delattre
  • Patent number: 8991224
    Abstract: A security apparatus for a ratchet type gunlock that has a ratchet for locking the gunlock. The security apparatus prevents the gunlock from being shimmed using shimming techniques well known in the art. A star-shaped cogwheel having asymmetrical teeth prevents the shim from reaching the locked ratchet. The security apparatus also provides an extended ratchet latching assembly that features a pivot and a unique shoe-shaped latch that attaches to a plunger via a ball head such that the connections provided between the three elements of the latching assembly enable the latching assembly to remain locked despite severe impact, wrenching or shaking, yet can be easily opened even once the forces being applied to the gunlock ceases even when the deformation to the gunlock is irreversible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Inventor: Tibor Kalman Zalavari
  • Patent number: 8936150
    Abstract: A hand bag has a purse portion for personal items and a firearm compartment portion mounted to the purse portion for receiving a firearm. The firearm compartment portion has a base with a wall extending between the purse portion and the base. The firearm compartment portion has an access that allows a user to insert a user's hand through the firearm compartment access and grasp a firearm in the firearm compartment portion interior. The access has an opening in the wall with an edge at least a portion of which extends in a direction generally transverse to the firearm compartment base. The access has a closure movable between a first position in which the closure extends over the opening and a second position in which the closure extends away from the opening to allow a user to access the hollow interior.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: Hide in Plain Sight Carry Systems, LLC
    Inventor: Linda Whaley
  • Publication number: 20140284232
    Abstract: A storage system, comprising a body having a cavity therein configured to house one or more items, and an opening defined by the body and a panel configured to mate with the opening and prevent access to the cavity when the panel is in position; a first lock system between the body and the panel and providing a locked condition in which the panel is locked to the body thereby preventing removal of the panel and access to the cavity, an attachment mechanism coupled to one end of the body and configured to suspend the device; and the body configured to be covered by an article of clothing such that if suspended from a clothes rod among other clothes, the body is substantially disguised as an article of clothing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Inventor: DEE A FERIS
  • Publication number: 20140262874
    Abstract: A safe includes a body that has an opening for receiving and holding an object. A door is rotatably interfaced to the body by, for example, a series of pins, whereas the door obstructs the opening in a first position of rotation, and the door provides access to the body of the safe through the opening when the door is in a second position of rotation. A locking mechanism engages between the door and the body when the door is rotated to the first position of rotation thereby holding the door in the first position of rotation until the locking mechanism is released and, upon releasing by the locking mechanism, the door is free to rotate towards the second position of rotation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: Jeffrey R. Heim, Richard Allen Angwin
  • Patent number: 8826704
    Abstract: A rapid-access weapon safe comprising a lock box having a bottom, three sides, and a lower front panel defining an opening adapted to receive a user's hand into a chamber and at least one weapon; a weapon support in the chamber for supporting the weapon's position where a user's hand easily grasp the weapon and for protecting a weapon stored in the chamber; quick-access doors having at least two doors sealing the opening, a lock securing the doors, and a spring adapted to rapidly open the doors when the lock is opened; and a mounting bracket adapted to affix the safe onto a desired location; whereby, the safe can be mounted in a desired location, the safe doors quickly deploy when the user opens the safe, allowing an authorized user quick access to the weapon inside while preventing unauthorized access when the safe is closed and locked.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Inventor: Ralph Marshall
  • Publication number: 20140197057
    Abstract: Embodiments described herein disclose a cylindrical housing with a compartment defining a section of the housing. The cylindrical housing being configured to rotate around an axle disposed at the center of the cylindrical housing. Embodiments may also include a frame disposed along a curved surface of the cylindrical housing configured to allow access to the compartment within an access portion, wherein the access portion projects the frame from a center of the curved surface towards an edge of the cylindrical housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2013
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Inventor: Mark Wayne Hogue
  • Patent number: 8752745
    Abstract: A firearm case which is attachable to a motorcycle comprises a frame the holds and encloses a firearm. The frame includes a firearm lock and latch that securely locks the firearm in place. A housing surrounds the frame as to enclose the frame and firearm, safe from the weather, theft and minor damage. An optional remotely operated control system unlocks the firearm case and the firearm lock simultaneously for quick and easy access to the firearm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2014
    Inventors: Charles Bond, David T. Delaney
  • Patent number: 8739982
    Abstract: A customizable storage rack replaceably mounted either on a top or on a bottom of a shelf, stores handguns, and positions the handguns at customizable distances from each other. The customizable storage rack includes a body, mandrels, and attaching apparatus. The body is replaceably mounted either on the top or on the bottom of the shelf. The mandrels are replaceably attached to the body, store the handguns, and position the handguns at customizable distances from each other. The attaching apparatus is operatively connected to the body, and replaceably mounts the body either on the top or on the bottom of the shelf.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Inventor: Theodore J. Werner
  • Patent number: 8726704
    Abstract: A shelf device comprises an enclosed frame that includes a plurality of members, a concealed compartment within the frame, and a locking system that includes a locking mechanism comprising a slide bolt and magnetic lift positioned perpendicularly within the slide bolt, a ledge that is engaged with the slide bolt when the locking system is locked, and a magnet. The magnetic lift moves in one direction to cause the slide bolt to move perpendicularly to the magnetic lift's direction as the slide bolt disengages or engages with the ledge to unlock or lock the shelf, respectively. In one embodiment, a rare earth magnet is aligned with the magnetic lift to pull the magnetic lift vertically upward causing the slide bolt to move horizontally backward to disengage the slide bolt from the ledge. Consequently, the shelf is opened as one or more frame members are released to expose the concealed compartment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Inventor: Brian Dale White
  • Patent number: 8727294
    Abstract: A handgun holding system featuring a base plate with a pair of slots, each slot has a bracket that can slide and rotate within its respective slot. The first bracket has a spring clip for temporarily engaging the grip portion of a handgun, and the second bracket has a boot with an inner magnet for temporarily engaging the barrel of the handgun. The base plate can be mounted to a surface via a mounting means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Inventor: Thomas C. Harms
  • Patent number: 8689591
    Abstract: A safe is provided for securely storing property that may be accessed quickly. A biometric scanner is coupled to a latching mechanism which may be actuated upon input of a recognized pattern, such as a fingerprint. The safe door may be spring actuated to automatically open upon release of the locking mechanism. The latch positively locks the door so that it resists opening from sharp blows to the safe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: 9G Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Sean M. Elsner, Rob Gilliom
  • Patent number: 8663088
    Abstract: A clip or flexible handles extension facilitate simultaneous retention and operation of a bronchoscope and associated bronchoscopic tools held in one hand to allow operation by a single practitioner. Also provided is an adapter for the connection port of the working channel of a bronchoscope which performs both sealing and tool-locking functions. Also disclosed is a guide sheath arrangement with a reduced flexibility proximal portion to facilitate insertion of tools into the guide sheath.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Covidien LP
    Inventors: Benny Greenburg, Danny Belcher, Gil Griefner, Heinrich Becker
  • Publication number: 20140014541
    Abstract: A gun case is provided including a body having a front, a back, and a pair of sidewalls extending between the front and back. The body forms a cavity having an opening at a top of the body. A gun stabilizer extends along a portion of an interior surface of the cavity. The gun stabilizer is positioned proximate to the opening at the top. A moveable floor extends across the cavity and is moveable between the top and a bottom of the body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2013
    Publication date: January 16, 2014
    Inventor: Aaron Junk
  • Patent number: 8615917
    Abstract: A protective cover for a firearm lower receiver attaches directly and securely to the lower receiver, protecting it from any impact or debris, yet it may still be used with existing firearm protective cases and bags. Forward and rearward assembly pin holes allow securing of the protective cover to the lower receiver with assembly pins. An extrusion on a lower surface of the protective cover is capable of depressing a magazine door of a magazine installed in the lower receiver and may be transparent to allow a user to view contents of the magazine while keeping the contents protected from debris.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2013
    Inventor: Eric Higgins
  • Patent number: 8596433
    Abstract: A handling baggage, constituted from a trolley or a suitcase, equipped of a couple of sliding shoes in elastic material, able to slide on stairs, facilitating the crossing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Inventor: Francesco Tauro
  • Patent number: 8584846
    Abstract: A bow case is described that is flexibly configurable to accommodate bows such as crossbows including recurve crossbows, compound crossbows, pistol crossbows, or the like, which may have different configurations such as different shapes, lengths, widths, depths, heights, weights or the like. A bow case having an adjustable tail portion is provided that may be configurable to different lengths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Assignee: Plano Molding Company
    Inventors: John Whalen, John Hagemann, Joseph F. Fiore
  • Publication number: 20130301243
    Abstract: In accordance with the present disclosure, novel quick draw hand gun holsters are described, together with methods for using them, that are capable, at a user's option, of activating a light accessory, such a light and/or laser sighting device, when the gun is drawn from the holster, and of deactivating it when the gun is inserted in the holster. Additional embodiments are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2013
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicant: SureFire, LLC
    Inventors: Steven Rorick, John W. Matthews
  • Patent number: 8567578
    Abstract: A computer case having an open and a closed configuration may comprise two or more sections. The sections may be foldably joined. A fastener may selectively maintain the computer case in the closed configuration. One or more of the sections may be adapted to receive an electronic device, such as a computer. The sections adapted to receive a computer may comprise a cover. The computer case may be comprised of materials configured to allow the contents thereof to be scanned by a scanning device, such as an X-ray. Portions of the case may allow for visual inspection of a computer disposed therein. A foldable container may be disposed between foldable sections of the case. The foldable container may be configured to receive and hold personal items during a security screening process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Targus Group International, Inc.
    Inventors: Bui Phu Cuong, Todd Gormick, Robert Shortt
  • Patent number: 8490788
    Abstract: A carrier for weapons and/or other tactical equipment can include a main body and an extension sleeve. The extension sleeve can be withdrawn so as to lengthen an internal storage region to, e.g., accommodate longer weapons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Aerial Machine & Tool Corp.
    Inventors: Timothy Perkins, John D. Marcaccio, Philip J. Ernst
  • Publication number: 20130153450
    Abstract: A protective cover for firearms is provided, the cover comprising a body formed from an injection molded elastomer material, such as a liquid silicone rubber (LSR), having a pair of flexible sides that are adapted to surround a selected firearm, the body having an integrated handle molded within the sides, and a water-proof zipper operatively connected between the sides and adapted to enable opening and closure of the protective cover. The sides include reinforced edges having a material thickness greater than the remainder of the cover. Preferably, the cover includes a butt end, an elongated barrel end, and an integral intermediate region, and further includes at least two strap clearance regions formed in the body adjacent the intermediate region for allowing access to and use of a firearm shoulder strap when the cover is installed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Inventor: Chris Travis
  • Patent number: 8375617
    Abstract: A weapon protection device designed to enclose a weapon and protect the weapon from adverse conditions, including water, dust, dirt and sand. The weapon protection device features a material that is durable and generally puncture resistant, impervious to water, lightweight, heat resistant and tear resistant. The weapon protection device is compact when not in use and requires very little storage space. The weapon protection device features one or more pockets having a flap and an interior region under the flap. The interior region is made of a flexible, stretchy material that allows a user to fire the weapon with either hand while the weapon is inside the protection device. The weapon can be used on short notice and does not require removal of the weapon from the weapon protection device. A waterproof opening seal, such as a dry sack seal, is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2013
    Assignee: Nemo Equipment, Inc.
    Inventor: Cam Brensinger
  • Patent number: 8371441
    Abstract: A firearm cleaning kit includes a case, a fastener, a tool insert, an attachment element releasably securing the tool insert to the interior of the case, and a firearm cleaning tool. The case includes a first side and a second side joined along a fold line. The fastener joins the first and second sides of the case together. The tool insert is secured to an interior region of the case, and includes a plurality of tool cavities. The attachment element includes a fixed portion and a detachable portion; the fixed portion being permanently secured to the interior region of the case and the detachable portion engaging the fixed portion. The firearm cleaning kit further includes a firearm cleaning tool. The firearm cleaning tool is selected from the group consisting of a right angle pick, a scraper, a slotted tip, and a bore cleaning brush.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: The Otis Patent Trust
    Inventor: Nicholas Williams
  • Patent number: 8342324
    Abstract: The different advantageous embodiments provide an apparatus comprising an inflatable portion, a nozzle, and a non-inflatable portion. The inflatable portion has an interior housing and an inflating system. The inflating system is disposed between a number of layers of material. An interior layer of material from the number of layers of material comprises the interior housing. The number of layers of material are flexible and impervious to penetration by air and moisture. The nozzle is connected to the inflatable portion and configured to control fluid flow to and from the inflating system. The non-inflatable portion is connected to an end of the inflatable portion and has a sealing system configured to seal the interior housing of the inflatable portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Inventor: Rod Debias
  • Patent number: 8307577
    Abstract: A cover for a weapon. The cover comprises a cover body having an open first end and an open second end. The open second end fits around a front end of the weapon's body where a barrel slides into the body of the weapon and the open first end fits around a back end of the weapon leaving the barrel exposed. A top surface of the cover body includes a top opening and an upper flap affixed to the cover body covering the top opening. The cover body also has a first and second lateral side and a belt feed opening on one of the lateral sides of the cover body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Inventor: Timothy Baxter