US 9,808,699 B2
Adjustable swivel mount device for heavy punching bag
Bruce Hockridge, San Diego, CA (US); and Jeffrey O. Meredith, San Diego, CA (US)
Filed by Hoist Fitness Systems, Inc., Poway, CA (US)
Filed on May 30, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/291,926.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/842,002, filed on Jul. 2, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2015/0011366 A1, Jan. 8, 2015
Int. Cl. A63B 69/22 (2006.01); A63B 69/20 (2006.01); A63B 71/02 (2006.01)
CPC A63B 69/205 (2013.01) [A63B 69/201 (2013.01); A63B 71/023 (2013.01); Y10T 29/49826 (2015.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A swivel mount device for hanging a punching bag from an overhead support, comprising:
a swivel joint defining at least first and second perpendicular pivot axes;
an upper connector connected to the swivel joint for rotation about the first pivot axis and configured for attachment to an overhead support;
a lower member pivotally connected to the swivel joint for rotation about the second pivot axis;
a mounting device having a central connector secured to the lower member and a peripheral portion surrounding the central connector; and
a plurality of attachment members rigidly attachable at spaced intervals around the peripheral portion of the mounting device and configured for engagement with respective straps secured to a punching bag, whereby each strap is secured to the mounting device independently and separately from the other punching bag straps.