Patent Number: 8,574,132

Title: Trampoline with sleeve joint coupling

Abstract: A trampoline is disclosed that includes first, second, and third frame members, a pole member, and a sleeve joint coupling. The sleeve joint coupling includes a first arm with a first passage, a second arm with a second passage, a third arm extending away from the second arm and including a third passage, and an aperture. The first passage has a first axis, and the second and third passages shares a substantially common axis. The first axis is substantially perpendicular to the substantially common axis. The first frame member is received in the first passage, the second frame member is received in the second passage, the third frame member is received in the third passage, and the pole member is received in the aperture to extend away from the first frame member. At least one of the second and third arms defines an uppermost surface of the sleeve joint coupling.

Inventors: VanElverdinghe; Jeffry L. (Beaverton, OR), Adams; Craig B. (Portland, OR)

Assignee: CA06, LLC

International Classification: A63B 5/11 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017