Patent Number: 6,637,355

Title: Device for filling and leveling divots

Abstract: The device for filling and leveling grass surfaces comprises a tube having an upper end and a lower end; a planar bottom chute extending across the lower end of the tube, the planar bottom chute being pivotaly mounted to the lower end of the tube; a handle assembly mounted at an upper end of the tube; a linkage mechanism connected between the handle assembly and the planar bottom chute; and a biasing device for biasing the handle assembly to exert a pulling force on the linkage mechanism to hold the planar bottom chute closely against the lower end of the tube whereby an operator can manipulate the handle assembly for moving the planar bottom chute toward and away from the lower open end of the tube for opening and closing the tube to facilitate dispensing of grass seed or a grass seed and earth mixture from the lower end of the tube and can level the seed or seed mixture with seed planar bottom chute.

Inventors: Springs; Fred (Mount Prospect, IL)

Assignee: Divotender, Inc.

International Classification: A01B 1/24 (20060101); A01B 1/00 (20060101); A01C 7/02 (20060101); A01C 7/00 (20060101); A63B 57/00 (20060101); A01C 005/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/28/2020