Title:
Foam toys
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
The invention include foam toys such as a slingshot, a bow, and a plane.



Inventors:
Lapointe, Brian K. (West Yarmouth, MA, US)
Larner, Cole E. (Portland, OR, US)
Application Number:
10/072306
Publication Date:
02/06/2003
Filing Date:
02/07/2002
Assignee:
LAPOINTE BRIAN K.
LARNER COLE E.
Primary Class:
International Classes:
A63H27/00; F41B3/02; F41B5/00; (IPC1-7): A63H13/10
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Primary Examiner:
ACKUN, JACOB K
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KOLISCH HARTWELL, P.C. (PORTLAND, OR, US)
Claims:

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.

Description:
[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] FIGS. 1 and 8-11 illustrate a plane that uses a bungee device to propel the plane through the air.

[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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