Title:
Device used to remove golf balls and other small debris from ponds and pools
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
My invention is a quickly portable devise that sucks golf balls and debris from the bottom of ponds and pools, separates solid items from liquid, and returns liquid to source, thus greatly reducing the time and cost of current methods of skin divers collecting by hand or complete drainage of pond or pool.



Inventors:
Shuman, Robin Warren (Grand Prairie, TX, US)
Application Number:
10/696135
Publication Date:
05/05/2005
Filing Date:
10/29/2003
Assignee:
SHUMAN ROBIN W.
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
15/415.1
International Classes:
A47L5/18; A47L7/00; A63B47/02; (IPC1-7): A47L5/16; A47L5/06
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Primary Examiner:
KARLS, SHAY LYNN
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Robin W. Shuman (Grand Prairie, TX, US)
Claims:
1. A stearable wheeled metal frame.

2. A collection box with perforated metal separator and liquid return shoot.

3. A gasoline powered motor.

4. A high pressure discharge pump drawing liquid from pond or pool.

5. A venturi system powered by high-pressure side of pump.

6. A variable length suction hose attached to venturi.

7. An adjustable pole attached to end of suction hose for operator manipulation.

8. A discharge hose attached to venturi, which enters collection box above perforated metal separator.

9. A rotating frame assembly attached to venturi to position venturi and hoses in or out of liquid for use or storage.

Description:

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BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

This device was invented to remove objects from a ponds and pools without requiring a diver or drainage of the pond or pool.

BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

This portable device uses a gasoline powered high pressure pump and venturi system to siphon golf balls and other debris from the bottom of a pond or pool and deposit said items into a holding tank while returning water to original location. No diver is required, as an operator manipulates suction hose on a long pole.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE SEVERAL VIEWS OF THE DRAWING

FIG. 1 Isometric view of my device used to remove golf balls and small debris from ponds and pools. Arrows indicate direction of fluid flow.

FIG. 2 Side view of my device used to remove golf balls and small debris from ponds and pools. Arrows indicate direction of fluid flow.