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Publication numberUS20030027486 A1
Publication typeApplication
Application numberUS 10/072,306
Publication dateFeb 6, 2003
Filing dateFeb 7, 2002
Priority dateFeb 7, 2001
Publication number072306, 10072306, US 2003/0027486 A1, US 2003/027486 A1, US 20030027486 A1, US 20030027486A1, US 2003027486 A1, US 2003027486A1, US-A1-20030027486, US-A1-2003027486, US2003/0027486A1, US2003/027486A1, US20030027486 A1, US20030027486A1, US2003027486 A1, US2003027486A1
InventorsBrian LaPointe, Cole Larner
Original AssigneeLapointe Brian K., Larner Cole E.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Foam toys
US 20030027486 A1
The invention include foam toys such as a slingshot, a bow, and a plane.
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We claim:
1. A toy slingshot comprising
a handle,
a projectile holder attached to the handle, the holder having two sides for holding a foam projectile,
an elastic band member connecting the two sides of the holder, and
a foam hammer member connected to a central portion of the elastic band member for launching a projectile being held by the holder.
  • [0001]
    FIGS. 1-14 show preferred embodiments of toys made principally of resilient foam materials. Each of the toys relates to a device for projecting an article through the air with interesting properties.
  • [0002]
    [0002]FIGS. 1 and 8-11 illustrate a plane that uses a bungee device to propel the plane through the air.
  • [0003]
    [0003]FIG. 2 shows various views of a battery-operated rocket.
  • [0004]
    FIGS. 3-5 and 12 show various views of two different slingshot designs.
  • [0005]
    FIGS. 6-7 and 13-14 show top, bottom, front and rear views of a slingbow design.
  • [0006]
    Although the invention has been disclosed in its preferred forms, the specific embodiments thereof as disclosed and illustrated herein are not to be considered in a limiting sense, because numerous variations are possible. Applicants regard the subject matter of their invention to include all novel and non-obvious combinations and subcombinations of the various elements, features, functions, and/or properties disclosed herein.
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U.S. Classification446/308
International ClassificationF41B3/02, F41B5/00, A63H27/00
Cooperative ClassificationF41B3/02, A63H27/00, A63H27/005, F41B5/0073
European ClassificationF41B3/02, A63H27/00D, F41B5/00, A63H27/00