US 9,807,992 B2
Crankbait tuning device
Charles C. Gierke, Hudson, WI (US)
Assigned to DeShano, Inc., Harbor Beach, MI (US)
Filed by Gierke Innovations LLC, Hudson, WI (US)
Filed on Nov. 6, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/935,124.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/218,236, filed on Sep. 14, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0071180 A1, Mar. 16, 2017
Int. Cl. A01K 97/00 (2006.01); A01K 91/06 (2006.01); A01K 85/00 (2006.01)
CPC A01K 97/00 (2013.01) [A01K 85/00 (2013.01); A01K 91/06 (2013.01)] 6 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A crankbait tuning device comprising
a main lever arm comprising a first main lever arm major side, a second main lever arm major side, and a first handle portion, the first lever arm major side comprising a first interlocking portion and a main lever arm threaded portion;
a torque setting knob comprising a mating threaded portion, wherein the mated threaded portion is attached to the main lever arm threaded portion in mated threaded fashion;
an opposing lever arm comprising a second handle portion and a first jaw portion, the opposing lever arm pivotally attached to the main lever arm; and
a movable lever arm comprising a first movable lever arm major side and a second movable lever arm major side, wherein the first movable lever arm major side comprises a second jaw portion and a second interlocking portion, wherein the movable lever arm first major side is disposed between the torque setting knob and the main lever arm and pivotally attached to the main lever arm such that the first interlocking portion is contacted with and engaged with the second interlocking portion.