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Publication numberUSD404100 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/060,387
Publication dateJan 12, 1999
Filing dateSep 27, 1996
Publication number060387, 29060387, US D404100 S, US D404100S, US-S-D404100, USD404100 S, USD404100S
InventorsKenneth B. Lazarus, Jeffrey W. Moore
Original AssigneeActive Control Experts, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Ski damper
US D404100 S
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Claims(1)
  1. We claim the ornamental design for a ski damper, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a a top plan view of a first embodiment of applicants' ski damper design, showing the damper mounted in a ski with a visible damper light;

FIG. 2 is is a side view of the embodiment of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 3 is an end view of the embodiment of FIG. 1 from the trailing end of the ski, the opposite-end view not being visible in use owning to obstruction by the curved tip of the ski;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view of a second embodiment of applicants' ski damper design, showing the damper mounted in a ski with a visible damper light;

FIG. 5 is a side view of the embodiment of FIG. 4; and,

FIG. 6 is an end view of the embodiment of FIG. 4 from the trailing end of the ski, the opposite-end view not being visible in use owing to obstruction by the curved tip of the ski;

FIG. 7 shows a top plan view of a third embodiment of applicants' ski damper design, showing the ski partially in phantom, the side and end views of this embodiment being substantially the same as FIGS. 5 and 6; and,

FIG. 8 shows a top plan view of a fourth embodiment of applicants' ski damper design, showing the ski partially in phantom, the side and end views of this embodiment being substantially the same as FIGS. 5 and 6.

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Reference
1Ashley, S., "Smart Skis and Other Adaptive Structures," Mechanical Engineering, vol. 117, No. 11, 76-81 (1995).
2Lynch, T., "Piezoelectric Damper Hones Ski Performance," Design News, (Feb. 5, 1996).
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD21/771