US 9,809,993 B2
Rail skirt system
Mark C. Carter, Murrieta, CA (US)
Filed by Mark C. Carter, Murrieta, CA (US)
Filed on Jun. 8, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/177,239.
Application 13/153,633 is a division of application No. 12/726,515, filed on Mar. 18, 2010, granted, now 7,958,903, issued on Jun. 14, 2011.
Application 15/177,239 is a continuation of application No. 14/150,048, filed on Jan. 8, 2014, granted, now 9,382,724.
Application 14/150,048 is a continuation of application No. 13/743,312, filed on Jan. 16, 2013, granted, now 8,640,722, issued on Feb. 4, 2014.
Application 13/743,312 is a continuation of application No. 13/455,945, filed on Apr. 2, 2012, granted, now 8,356,615, issued on Jan. 22, 2013.
Application 13/455,945 is a continuation of application No. 13/153,633, filed on Jun. 6, 2011, granted, now 8,166,991, issued on May 1, 2012.
Application 12/726,515 is a continuation of application No. 11/739,621, filed on Apr. 24, 2007, granted, now 7,686,026, issued on Mar. 30, 2010.
Claims priority of provisional application 60/796,341, filed on Apr. 28, 2006.
Prior Publication US 2016/0281386 A1, Sep. 29, 2016
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. E04H 15/48 (2006.01); E04H 15/32 (2006.01); E04H 15/34 (2006.01); E04H 15/50 (2006.01); E04H 15/54 (2006.01)
CPC E04H 15/48 (2013.01) [E04H 15/32 (2013.01); E04H 15/34 (2013.01); E04H 15/50 (2013.01); E04H 15/54 (2013.01); Y10T 403/341 (2015.01); Y10T 403/44 (2015.01)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A shelter comprising a plurality of legs, the shelter comprising:
a rail removably connected between a first leg and a second leg of the plurality of legs,
the rail comprising:
a middle connector tube, and
a first rail bar member and a second rail bar member comprising inner ends that are removably received in the middle connector tube, each rail bar member comprising an outer locking end with a first plurality of spring mounted outer detent pins extending from at least one side of the outer locking end,
the outer locking end of the first rail bar member connected to the first leg of the shelter via a connecting bracket comprising a plurality of journal arms pivotally connected together by a pivot pin, and the connecting bracket configured to clamp to the first leg, and
each journal arm comprising a forked outer end comprising apertures for receiving spring mounted outer detent pins of the first rail bar member, such that the first rail bar member is clamped to the first leg.