US 2173846 A
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
Sept. 26, 1939. 'J. w. KELLEY 2,173,846
SKI CLIP Filed June 20, 1938 2 Sheets-Sheet 1 In ventor A tiorneys Sept. 26, 1939. KELLEY 2,173,846
SKI CLIP Filed June 20, 1938 2 sheets-sheet 2 mi 20 By and A iiomeys Patented Sept. 26, 1939 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE SKI CLIP John W. Kelley, Stratton, Maine Application June 20, 1938', Serial No. 214,831
3 Claims. (01. 28011.35)
This invention appertains to new and useful imon the threaded portion thereof to prevent disprovements in clips for skis and more particularly placement thereof from the lever 2 I.
to a simple and efiicient form of clip or clamp for A turnbuckle 21 is provided between the remainsecuring the shoe properly to the ski. ing ends of the rod sections |9--23. The principal object of the present invention is Thus it can be seen that when the lever 2| is 5 to provide a clip of the clamp type which will swung rearwardly, the slide bar 9 will be moved conveniently and effectively grip the shoe in a rearwardly under the plate 6 so that the shanks manner firmly holding the same against separa- II4 of the clamps will be moved laterally through tion of the shoe from the ski. their corresponding guides 28 so as to release the These and various other important objects and :clip to permit detachment of a shoe. 19 advantages of the invention will become apparent Screws 29 are driven into the bottom side of the to the reader of the following specification. plate 6 in a manner to form a guideway for the In the drawingsslide bar 9, the longitudinal edge portions of the Figure 1 represents a fragmentary top plan slide bar-9 being beveled for engagement with the view of the ski and clip. members 29.
Figure 2 is a side elevational view. While the foregoing specification sets forth the Figure 3 is a fragmentary bottom plan view of invention in specific terms, it is to be understood the clip, that numerous changes in the shape, size and Figure 4 is a sectional view on the line 4-4 of materials may be resorted to without departing Figure 3. from the spirit and scope of the invention as 20 Figure 5 is a fragmentary side elevational view claimed hereinafter. of the actuating lever. Having described the invention, what is claimed.
Referring to the drawings wherein like numeras new is: als designate like parts, it can be seen that In a Ski Structure, a 0111), d p Comprising numeral 5 represents the usual ski, while numeral a f P a plurality f Clamp members 011 e 25 6 denotes the foot plate which is supported above footplete a d in pa s, a de bar d spo d the ski 5 by spacer tubes 1 through which and the under the Plate and being p a ve y onne ted plate 6 screws 8 are disposed and driven as shown With the Clamp members for a us p ain Figure 2 into the ski 5. tion thereof and means for independently adjust- The clamp means consists of aslide bar 9 having ing e throw of One P Of clamping e s a slot I0 in one end portion thereof in which the lat v to t remaining amp n mbers.
bolt H can be adjusted to give the proper throw to In a Ski Structure, a clip, a d p compris n the front clamp members. The clamp members a fOOt p a plurality of Clamp members 011 th are denoted by numerals l2-l2 and 13-13. The f t p at ar d n pa a slide a disp sed clamp members each consists of the vertical porunder the plate and pivotally connected to one tion at having the inturned lug portion b at its d of a f the olemp members. m a s for upper end and the horizontally disposed and adjusting One H f Clamp be o tud arcuately-shaped shank 14 extend from these n lly 0f the slide to vary the throw of the clamp m t t h k of t clamps l2 apermembers relative to the other clamp members and t t th forward end with th 1 11; I i a swingable lever for operating the said slide bar. 40
posed through these apertures. The arcuate- In a Ski structure, It p, Said p Comprising shaped shanks l4 of the clamps l3-I3 are pivota foot pl a plurality of clamp be s on the ally secured to the slide bar 9 by the bolt I5. The f ot plate arranged in pairs, a sl de ar p s d intermediate portions of the shanks M are offset under the plate a411d being operatively Con ected 5 as at l6 so as to accommodate the slide bar 9, the w h e clamp members, each of the a d clamp slide bar being formed with an eye H at its formembers being p v d with a u t -shaped ward end to receive the laterally disposed hook shank pivotelly connected to the slide a aid portion l8 of the rod section l9. slide bar having a longitudinal slot therein, a bolt On the ski 5 at a point forwardly of the plate 6 Carried at the pivoted end of one P 0f Clamp 50 is attached the angle member 29 to the upstandmembers adjustable in the slot to y e ow ing portion of which the lever 2| is pivotally of said clamp members relative to the remaining secured as at 22. The rod section 23 having the members and guide means on the under side of laterally disposed end portion 24 is disposed the plate for the said shank.
through one of the openings 25 and has a nut 26 JOHN W. KELLEY. 55