Lawn mower and controls therefor Patent #: 4309862
ApplicationNo. 06/199574 filed on 10/22/1980
US Classes:477/170, With brake control56/11.3, By brake and disengageable drive (e.g., clutch)74/501.6, And hand operator74/526, Stops74/527Detents
ExaminersPrimary: Krizmanich, George H.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA01D 34/67 (20060101)
A01D 34/68 (20060101)
B60K 28/00 (20060101)
B60K 28/04 (20060101)
B62D 51/00 (20060101)
AbstractA mounting (12) for the throttle lever (13) and the dead-man control lever (22) to the handle (11) of an appliance such as a lawn mower, and including a locking bolt (30) carried by a leaf spring (27) to interfere with the movement of the dead-man control lever (22) so as to insure against accidental or unintentional movement of the dead-man control from one position to another.