Tailgate Barbeque Grill

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U.S. Patent : Application Allowed

Inventor : Mario Brown


As attorney for the inventor of the innovative new Tailgate Barbeque Grill we are currently seeking investors and manufacturing companies to license, purchase patent rights or enter into a royalty agreement for this timely invention. Interested parties can reach the attorney at the contact numbers listed at the bottom of this page.

The present invention relates generally to barbeque grills and, more specifically to a tailgate grill installed within the bed of a pickup truck. The tailgate grill is positioned in the front of the truck bed for transport and storage and slides along rails to the rear of the truck bed where a cantilevered shelf supported by rail articulated sections lowers the tailgate grill to an appropriate level for use..


Invention Objects & Goals

  • to provide a portable tailgate barbeque grill installed in the bed of a pickup truck

  • to provide an apparatus for a tailgate barbeque grill that slides along rails between the front and the rear portions of the bed

  • to provide a tailgate barbeque grill wherein said rails include a lock catch to prevent movement of the grill during transport and storage

  • to provide a tailgate barbeque grill wherein said rails are anchored to the bed by bolts for permanent installation or pegs that fit into mounting holes for removable installation

  • to provide a tailgate barbeque grill wherein gas is delivered to the grill from a main gas line leading from a propane tank

  • to provide a tailgate barbeque grill wherein gas is distributed to burners according to the settings of the burner controls

  • to provide a hitch mount for suspending the grill from a vehicle with a trailer hitch

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The following pictures are meant to display possible physical characteristics of the present invention and are not to be taken in a limiting sense. It is understood that other embodiments may be utilized and that structural changes may be made without departing from the scope of the invention.


LIST OF REFERENCE NUMERALS
10 Apparatus for a Slidable Barbeque Grill for a Pick-Up Truck 34 burner control
12 tailgate barbeque grill 36 ignition switch
14 pick-up truck 38 lowering linkage
16 bed of 14 40 linkage arm
18 rail assembly 42 pulley
20 articulated rail section 44 traveling base
22 tension cable 46 tether
24 lid of 12 48 tension spring
26 latch 50 propane tank
28 latch recess 52 main gas line
30 latch release button 54 burner gas line
32 control panel 56 burner

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FIGURE 1

FIGURE 1 is a perspective view of the present invention 10. Shown is the tailgate grill 12 of the present invention 10 installed within the bed 16 of a pickup truck 14. The tailgate grill 12 is positioned in the front of the truck bed 16 for transport and storage and slides along rail assemblies 18 to the rear of the truck bed 16 where a cantilevered shelf supported by rail articulated sections lowers the tailgate grill 12 to an appropriate level for use.

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FIGURE 2

FIGURE 2 is a perspective view of the tailgate grill 12 of the present invention 10. Shown is the tailgate grill 12 moved via rail assemblies 18 to the rear of the bed 16 of the pick-up truck 14 whereupon articulated linkage rail sections 20 lower the tailgate grill 12 to a predetermined height.

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FIGURE 3

FIGURE 3 is a top view of the tailgate grill 12 of the present invention 10. Shown is an illustration depicting the tailgate grill 12 movable between a stored position to an operative position. The operative position moves the grill 12 on rail assemblies 18to the end of the bed 16 of the pick-up truck 14 where tensioned tethers and articulated linkage sections 20 lowers the grille to a predetermined height.

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FIGURE 4

FIGURE 4 is an enlarged side view of an operative tailgate grill 12. Shown is the tailgate grill 12 of the present invention 10 installed within the bed of a pickup truck 14. The tailgate grill 12 is positioned in the front of the truck bed for transport and storage and slides along top surface mounted rail assemblies 18 wherein the grill 12 moves on rollers 58 to the rear of the truck bed where a cantilevered shelf supported by rail articulated linkage sections 20 and tensioned cables 22 lowers the tailgate grill 12 to an appropriate level for use.

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FIGURE 5

FIGURE 5 is a front view of the tailgate grill 12 of the present invention 10 in the operative position. Shown is the tailgate grill 12 with the lid 24 open. The grill 12 has latches 26 and mating latch recesses 28 for maintaining the lid 24 in the closed position during transport and storage. Latch release buttons 30 are provided to open the lid 24 for use. A control panel 32 has burner controls 34 and an ignition switch 36.

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FIGURE 6

FIGURE 6 is a sectional view of a grill transport rail 18 of the present invention 10. Shown is a sectional view of the rail assembly 18 having a cantilevered grill support with articulated rail sections 20 comprising a lowering linkage 38 and linkage arm 40, tension cable 22, pulley 42, traveling base 44, tether 46 and tension spring 48 for assisting in the lowering and raising the tailgate grill from a lower operative position to a raised stored position.

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FIGURE 7

FIGURE 7 is a sectional view of a grill transport rail of the present invention 10 moving to an operative position. Shown is a sectional view of the rail assembly 18 having a cantilevered grill support with articulated rail sections 20 comprising a lowering linkage 38 and linkage arm 40, tension cable 22, pulley 42, traveling base 44, and tether 46 for assisting in the lowering and raising the tailgate grill from a lower operative position to a raised stored position.

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FIGURE 8

FIGURE 8 is a sectional view of a grill transport rail in its 10 in its operative position. Shown is a sectional view of the rail assembly 18 having a cantilevered grill support with articulated rail sections 20 comprising a lowering linkage 38 and linkage arm 40, tension cable 22, pulley 42, traveling base 44, and tether 46 for assisting in the lowering and raising the tailgate grill from a lower operative position to a raised stored position.

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FIGURE 9

FIGURE 9 is a block diagram of the gas assembly of the present invention 10. Shown is a block diagram of the gas line assembly wherein a main gas line 52 delivers gas from the propane tank 50 where the gas is distributed according to the burner controls 34 on the control panel 32 to burner gas lines 54 leading to the burners 56.

Contact Information

If you are interested in licensing, purchasing the rights to the above invention or entering into a royalty agreement please contact the office of Michael I. Kroll as follows:

Michael I. Kroll
80 Skyline Drive, Suite 304
Plainview, New York 11803
Tel. #: 800-367-7774
Tel. #: 516-367-7777
Fax #: 800-367-7999
Fax #: 516-802-0510
E-Mail patent@invention.net

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