Racket frame having particularly positioned grip Patent #: 4736949
ApplicationNo. 913003 filed on 07/14/1992
US Classes:473/319, Filament (e.g., fiber, etc.) or sheet wrapped about shaft longitudinal axis473/310, Resilient sleeve engaging hosel and outer shaft wall473/316Shaft
ExaminersPrimary: Graham, Mark S.
Assistant: Chiu, Raleigh W.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassA63B 053/00
Foreign Application Priority Data1991-08-28 FR
AbstractA vibration-damping device for an instrument including a shaft for gripping (1) and a striking head (3, 4), in which the shaft has a rigid tubular sleeve (11), coaxial with the shaft (1), wherein this sleeve (11) is connected to the shaft (1) by a viscoelastic material (12) of 0.2 to 3 mm in thickness which is stressed by the sleeve (11) on the shaft (1).