Patent Number: 8,814,181

Title: Cart apparatus for transporting cargo items to and from a recreational location

Abstract: A cart apparatus for transporting cargo items to and from a recreational location includes a base unit and a chair unit which are selectively assemblable for transport and disassemblable upon reaching a desired destination. The base unit includes wheels for rolling over varying terrains, and a support portion for stowage thereon of cargo items. The chair unit is foldable between collapsed and opened conditions. The base unit is formed with a receiving area for selective receipt of the collapsed chair unit. When assembled, the collapsed chair unit is matedly engaged in the receiving area of the base unit with the chair unit extending outwardly from the base unit to serve as a handle for controlling rolling and tilting operation of the base unit. When disassembled, the chair unit may be opened into the use condition, and the base unit may serve as a side table.

Inventors: Weldon; Paul (West Chester, PA), Weldon; Jeryldene (West Chester, PA), Weldon; Julie (Mt. Pleasant, SC), Saladino; John (Charlotte, NC), James; Rapier (Purlear, NC), Tate; James (Hickory, NC), Gibson; Robert (Charlotte, NC)

Assignee: Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company

International Classification: B62B 1/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018