Patent Number: 6,253,950

Title: Floating cooler

Abstract: A floating cooler configured in accordance with a predetermined creature configuration is provided which includes a buoyant thermally insulated housing, the housing including a bottom portion, a side portion connected to the bottom portion and extending upward therefrom and forming an open enclosure therebetween, wherein the open enclosure defines a cavity and the housing includes an exterior configuration which is generally shaped as a portion of a torso characteristic of the predetermined creature. The cooler further includes a buoyant thermally insulated lid openably connected to the side portion in a manner to generally seal the open enclosure, wherein the lid includes an exterior configuration which is generally shaped as another portion of the torso which is characteristic of the predetermined creature and at least one buoyant appendage extending from the housing in a manner to aid in stabilization of the housing, wherein the appendage includes an exterior configuration which is generally shaped as an appendage characteristic of the predetermined creature.

Inventors: Buck; Ronald (Huber Heights, OH), Blanford; Michael A. (Beavercreek, OH), Campbell; Wesely (Dayton, OH)

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International Classification: B65D 81/38 (20060101); B65D 81/00 (20060101); B65D 81/36 (20060101); B65D 081/38 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018