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They Invented What? (No. 22)

Posted in They Invented What? by Jake Ward on November 1, 2006

U.S. Pat. No. 6,125,480:  Vehicle mounted toilet seat.

  toilet

What is claimed is:

1. A frame for supporting a toilet seat, comprising a horizontal extension member having a first end and a second end,
a horizontal back rail connected to the extension member second end, the back rail having a first and second end, the back rail connected to the extension member at a point between the back rail’s first and second end,
the back rail having mounting apertures,
said mounting apertures being approximately five and one half inches part,
a left arm extending from the back rail first end,
a right arm extending from the back rail second end,
the extension member is a 2 inch square tube,
the back rail is a 1.5 inch square tube,
the extension member second end having a 1.5 inch notch, and
the back rail seated in the notch.

2. The frame according to claim 1, further comprising means for attaching the frame to a trailer hitch at the extension member first end.

3. The frame according to claim 1, wherein the left and right arms are perpendicular to the back rail.

4. The frame according to claim 1, wherein the left and right arms are at an 84 degree angle to the back rail.
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