Torso Encircling Carrier Segmented By Receiver Patents (Class 224/664)
  • Patent number: 5615812
    Abstract: A convertible pack frame which, in a first configuration allows the user to wear the pack simply around the waist or lower torso leaving the upper body unrestrained thereby facilitating the hunter's movement through and over rugged terrain and which in an alternate or second configuration may be used to lash or otherwise secure substantial loads including game for the purpose of transporting such loads. The convertible packing frame also provides a means for readily converting the system from a first configuration to a second configuration together with means for conveniently stowing those parts not required in the second configuration, i.e. the pack frame configuration, in a compartment provided when the apparatus is arranged in the first configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 1995
    Date of Patent: April 1, 1997
    Inventor: Timothy F. Martin
  • Patent number: 5598963
    Abstract: An assembly for supporting a camera from an individual's body includes a storage case having an adjustable body encircling belt and a unipod stand having a vertically adjustable camera engaging portion. A mounting track is mounted to the storage case and the unipod stand includes a mounting base for engaging the mounting track to secure the unipod stand to the storage case. When mounted to a storage case supported from an individual's body, the individual's hands are free to adjust the camera and perform other tasks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 1995
    Date of Patent: February 4, 1997
    Inventor: Brian Buswell