US 2598924 A
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
me 3, 1952 w, UND 2,598,924
TRIGGER LOCK FOR ONETRIGGER.GUNS
Filed Jan. 21, 1950 FIG.|.
llb/t i' ig/u INVENTOR, 5m WERNER LIND,
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Patented June 3, 1952 UNITED 'SATES 1 Claim.
This invention relates to trigger locks for guns such as shot guns or rifles. However, if found desirable, the invention might also be applied to and used upon small arms such as pistols and revolvers. The present invention relates to such trigger looks as adapted for use upon single trigger guns, and this application is supplemental to my co-pending application as based upon trigger locks for two-trigger guns.
The principal object of the present invention is to provide a simple and efl'icient attachment for removably mounting inside the trigger guard of a single trigger or one trigger gun, with the stop elements of the lock removably mounted upon the trigger guard thereof and disposed both forwardly and rearwardly of the trigger and in contact therewith, for the purpose of preventing the trigger from being pulled backward, as is necessary for firing the gun, thus preventing a child or other person through carelessness from accidentally firing the gun.
Another object of the invention is to provide a slotted lug of metal or other suitable material, the same being formed and adapted to slide upon the trigger guard of the gun immediately forward of the trigger of a single trigger gun, with means for removably securing the lug in place upon the trigger guard, and with means extended rearwardly and back of the trigger for preventing this trigger from moving rearwardly for the purpose of firing the gun.
With the stated objects in View, together with such other and additional objects and advantages as may appear from the specification, attention is now directed to the accompanying drawing as exemplifying a preferred embodiment of the invention and specific structural features thereof, and wherein:
Figure 1 is a side elevational view of a one trigger gun, showing the trigger guard and trigger therein, and showing mounted in place within the guard and forwardly of the trigger thereof, the form of the invention as designed for looking the trigger to its non-firing position.
Figure 2 is a section on the line 2-2 of Figure 1.
Figure 3 is a plan view of the locking device itself, as removed from the trigger guard of the gun.
The invention as referred to above comprises a lug 5 of metal or other suitable material, the same being preferably in form as shown. This lug is slotted out through its ends and one side, and so that said slot is defined by an upper and a lower side, in the manner shown at 5a in Figure 2 2, this said slot being formed and dimensioned to nicely receive and engage the lower ri-b 6a of the trigger guard 6 of the gun I.
The lug 5 is bored and tapped centrally through,
its lower side 51), as shown at 50, for threadedly receiving and passing a set-screw 8, whereby this lug may be removably mounted and locked in place upon the said rib 6a of the trigger guard, and forwardly of the trigger ll] of the gun. The upper and outer side of the lug 5 is routed out longitudinally with the trigger guard as shown, to form a slide-way 5c of uniform depth and parallel margins, this slide-way being thus adapted for slidably receiving the lock-slide II, which is longitudinally slotted as at I la for freely passing a headed set-screw I 2 which is thus seated in a complementally tapped bore 5 formed centrally and perpendicularly down into the upper side of the lug 5. This lock-lug H is formed with a rearwardly extended hook I lb formed with a trigger engaging slot Ilc. Thus the hook H b of the lock-slide Il may be readily set and positioned back of the trigger l0 and then pushed forwardly against the trigger and locked in position by turning down the set-screw I2, thus preventing the rearward or firing movement of the trigger.
The foregoing description completes the disclosure of the invention as the same is formed and assembled for use upon a one-trigger gun, such as here represented. It is thought that with the foregoing description the construction and use of the device will be readily understood.
While I have herein shown and described a particular embodiment of the invention and particular structural features thereof, it is understood that the described construction may be changed or modified as may be desired, within the scope however of the appended claim.
For mounting upon the trigger guard of a onetrigger gun, the single firing trigger thereof being operable for firing the gun upon the rearward movement of the trigger, said trigger guard including a rib passed below the trigger in conventional manner, a trigger look for preventing the rearward firing movement of the trigger, the same comprising an elongated, rectangular lug slotted through three sides thereof in parallelism with the upper and lower faces of the lu whereby the lug may be slid laterally onto the said rib of the trigger guard, the said lug being bored and tapped centrally through its lower side for threadedly passing a set-screw for removably mounting the lug upon the trigger guard rib as passed below the trigger, a set-screw thus operably seated through the tapped bore of the lower side of the lug for so mounting the lug onto the trigger guard rib, forwardly of the trigger of the gun, the said lug being routed out longitudinally from front end to back end along its upper side to form a slide-way for slidably seating a lockslide, a lock-slide thus mounted in the slide-way of the lug, said lock-slide being also longitudinally s1otted-.-medially;for passing a second set-screw, and the said lug'loeing-bored and tapped medially of the slide-Way thereof for engaging th inner threaded end of the said second set-screw 'as passed through the slot of the said lock-slide; a second set-screw thus passed through the slot of the lock-slide and seated into the tapped bore at the upper side of the lug 'for releasably locking the lock-slide at any adjusted position withinthe said slide-way, and a trigger-hook rigidly joined 4 onto the rear end of the lock-slide and extended rearwardly for positioning at the rear side of the trigger of the gun for locking the trigger against rearward firing movement when the lock-slide is properly positioned and locked in place by the second set-screw aforesaid, as provided for this purpose.
ERICK W. LIND.
vZRELFERE-NCES CITED The following references are of record in the file of this patent:
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