Screwdriver including a handle with an O-ring therein for retaining a removable bit and method of assembly therefor

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5335409
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08079644

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A screwdriver is provided with a handle including an insert and an O-ring wherein the O-ring is positioned between the insert and a shoulder in the opening into the handle. A bit is held in the handle by the O-ring. A method of assembly is provided wherein an O-ring and an insert member are positioned around a shaft of a bit and then the bit is inserted into a handle, followed by the O-ring and the insert. The bit is removed from the handle leaving the O-ring positioned between the insert and a shoulder of the handle, for subsequent receipt of the same end of the bit, another end of the bit, or a different bit.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ENDERES TOOL CO., INC.APPLE VALLEY, MN0

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Elvebak, Dale D Albert Lea, MN 2 40

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