Patent Number: 6,308,464

Title: Reelable downspout for a rain gutter

Abstract: A downspout for use with a rain gutter is formed from an elongate memberconstructed substantially entirely of plastic material. During shippingand storage, the elongate member is maintained in a generally planarconfiguration that can be coiled on a mandrel. To produce a downspout, apredetermined length of the elongate member is withdrawn from the coil andcut. The elongate member is then configured into a tubular form having apredetermined geometric cross-section, such as a rectangular or oval crosssection. Lateral sides of the elongate member define respective connectorsthat are interlocked to maintain the tubular form.

Inventors: Demartini; Robert J. (Flat Rock, NC)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013