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Publication numberUS2197427 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 16, 1940
Filing dateJun 28, 1938
Priority dateJun 28, 1938
Publication numberUS 2197427 A, US 2197427A, US-A-2197427, US2197427 A, US2197427A
InventorsRoy Despain
Original AssigneeRoy Despain
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Camper's pack
US 2197427 A
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R. DESPAIN CAMPER 1 April 16, 1940.

S' PACK Filed June 28, 1938 Patented Apr. 1c, 1940 y 2,197,427

UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE OAMPERS PACK Roy Despain, Springville, r Utah Application June 28, 1938,` Serial No. 216,364 7 claims. (o1. 224-25) This invention relates to improvements lin. fastener I9V or lacing 20, to permit ready access campers packs and has for its object to provide to the inside of the pockets.

a frame for supporting a pack of camping equip- `The supporting frame is provided with shoulment so that the same may be comfortably carder straps 2| having one end secured to the 5 ried on the back while hiking. lower ends of the `side bars 6 by snap fasteners 5y A further object of the invention resides in 22 which engage rings' 23 attached t0 the Side providing a pack `supporting frame which is bars. Theends of the straps are adjustably constrong and durable in construction, efficient in nestedv to the snap fasteners 22 by buckles 24. use, and inexpensive to manufacture. The upper endS 0f the StrapS 2| are J'Oined t0 l,

Other objects and advantages of the inventhe ends of a leather cord 25 which passes 10 tion will be apparent during the course of the through Openings in the guide bar 21 attaehed following description, tothe center ofthe second cross bar l from In the accompanying drawing forming a part the'top, the cord being disposed in crossed reof this specification and in which like numerals lation, forming a 100D Which iS fiXediy mennted l5 are employed to designate like parts throughinl a horizontal tube 28 supported by a bracket 15" out the Same, 29pivotal1y attached to a supporting plate 3e by Figure 1y is areal* elevation of the peek, a'pivot 3I`. The plate 30 is attached to the sec- Figure 2 is a, front view of the peek frame, and ond cross bar 'I from the bottom and at each Figure 3 is a top view of the pack. end of the'plate is a yoke 3I which yokes 2o In the drawing, wherein for the purpose of engage Over the tube 23 and limit the piVOta1 20 illustration I have Shown a, preferred embodimovement thereof. A brace IOd 32 is attached, ment of the invention, the numeral 5 denotes intermediate its length, .t0 the plate 30, having generally7 the supporting frame which consists its endS diVerging downwardly and attached t0 of longitudinal side bars 6 connected together the Side barS 5, aS at 33- AU-Xiiiary pockets 34 25 by a pluranty of spaced apart arched cross bars aref attached t0 the 1inner 1Walls 0f the pockets 25 'I. The frame is preferably constructed of ply- 0r Carrying Smal arbic eS. wood, although other suitable materials may be In USe, after the pack is formed it is supemployed. A sheet of canvas 81 is stretched petrtedhen Ehen baek by the ShOUlder Straps 2|, between the side bars 6 of the frame on the Wi h t e S re Ched canvas across the concave concave side of the frame, the canvas extending Side 0f the frame resting against the back, thus 30 around the side bars to the convex side of the fOrIningka resilient Cushion between the back frame, with the ends reversely folded, as at 9, and pae The pivotal Connection between the and secured at their free edges to the canvas at ShOlJlder Straps and Supporting fral'ne permits a point adjacent the side bars 6. At the bight automatic evening of the Straps, affording greatof the fold 9 of each end a hem is formed to reer Cernfert t0 the perSOn Carrying the pack. It 35 ceive rods I0, and attached tothe rods at spaced will be Seen that by reason of Jthe canvas being intervals are hooks II, the hooks of each rod stretched across the concave side of the supbeing connected by lacing I2. The inner feld porting frame, the pack is heldin spaced relation I3 of the ends of the canvas intermediate its :E9 the back 0f the Person, allowing for ventila- 40 width, passes around a rod I4; and the rods I4, 1011 4D one for each of the inner folds, are joined to- It to be mderstood that the-f0rm 0f my gether by lacing I5 which passes around hooks 1nvent1on herein shown and descr1bed is to be carried by the rods I4 in the same manner as Elkin asta. prerred miami?? gime Same ang a cer ain c anges 1n e ape, size, an

attrayantes stasera" ser; of e e departing from the spirit of the invention or canvas ends between the rods I0 and I4 forms the SCO f th pe o e subJoined clalms.

a, cucula'r pocket I6 for tile recept-'lon of bed' Having thus described my invention, I claim:

dmg or other bulk? campmg eqmpment' The 1. A campers pack comprising a concavo-con- Space bei-'Ween the mer and Cute? folds of the Vex supporting frame, a sheet of canvas stretched 50 Canva ends forms Pockets "e Whlch .alie Closed across the concave side of said frame and around at then 10Wer and upper ends fOr I'eCe1V1ng fOOd, the sides thereof with its ends reversely folded C00k1ng artleieS and Other Smaller equipment on the convex side of the frame with their free The outer walls of the pockets I1 are formed edges secured to the canvas adjacent the sides with longitudinal slits I8 closed by a zipper of the frame, means securing the bights of the 55 folds to each other, means securing the inner layers of the folds to each other at a point in' termediate the width of the layers, and shoulder straps attached to said frame.

2. A campers pack comprising a concavo-convex supporting frame, a sheet of canvas stretched across the concave side of said frame and around the sides thereof With its ends reversely folded' on the convex side of the frame with their free edges secured to the canvas adjacent the sides of the frame, lacing securing the bights of the folds to each other, lacing securing the inner layers of the folds to each other at an intermediate point thereby forming a central pocket and side pockets, and shoulder straps attached to said frame.

3. A campers pack comprising a concavofconvex supporting frame, a sheet of canvas stretched across the concave side of said frame and eX- tending around the sides thereof, lacing securing the ends of said canvas together on the convex side thereof, a pair of shoulder straps each strap being secured at one end to a corresponding lower corner of said supporting frame, a cord connecting the upper ends of said straps together, a bracket pivotally connected to the concave side of said supporting frame adjacent the center thereof, a horizontal tube carried by said bracket adapted to receive said cord, and a guide bar above said tube having apertures through Which the said cord extends.

4. A campers' pack comprising a supporting frame of transverse concavo-convex contour, a sheet of canvas stretched taut across the concave side of said frame and around the sides thereof with its ends converging on the convex side of the frame, and means detachably securing the ends of the canvas together to forni a pocket for reception of a pack.

5r A campers pack comprising a supporting frame, a sheet of canvas stretched across the back of said frame and around the side edges thereof having its ends reversely folded on the front side of the frame and secured to the canvas adjacent the sides of the frame, the bights of the folds of canvas being detachably secured to each other and means securing the intermediate portions of the inner layers of the folds to each other to form a central pocket and side pockets.

6.A A campers pack comprising a supporting frame of transverse concavo-convex contour, a

'1 sheet of canvas stretched taut across the concave side of said frame and around the sides thereof having its ends reversely folded on the convex side of the frame and secured to the canvas adjacent the sides of the frame, the bights v of the folds of canvas being detachably secured to each other and means securing the intermediate portions of the inner layers'of the folds to each other to form a central pocket and side pockets.

7. A campers pack comprising a supporting frame, a sheet of canvas stretched across the back of said frame and around. the side edges thereof having its ends reversely folded on the front side of the frame and secured to the canvas adjacent the sides of the frame, rods' secured in the bights of the folds, means detachably connecting the rods of the bights to each other, rods extending longitudinally of the inner layers of the folds intermediate their Width, and means detachably securing the last mentioned rods t0 each other.

i ROY DESPAIN.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification224/635, D03/216
International ClassificationA45F3/10, A45F3/00
Cooperative ClassificationA45F3/10
European ClassificationA45F3/10