Patent application title: JR Model Bracelet
Andrew Loden (Laguna Beach, CA, US)
IPC8 Class: AA44C500FI
Class name: Jewelry body member encircling ornament
Publication date: 2015-04-30
Patent application number: 20150114038
The JR Model Bracelet has any number of uses, but it is mainly designed
for use as an emergency leash string replacement for
surfboards/surfers/surfing. A functional surfing and fashion accessory.
1. The JR Model Bracelet is intended to be removed from the user, and
installed as a replacement (surfboard) leash string (cord, rope) for
surfing/surfers when needed.
2. The JR Model Bracelet is designed to be worn as an accessory on the wrist or ankle; size adjustable for all users.
3. The JR Model Bracelet can be used in other orientations, or additional applications at the discretion of the user.
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT
 Not Applicable.
BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
 The JR MODEL BRACELET
 is designed for functionality with intended use as a replacement surfing leash string (cord, rope) by the end user (for Surfing).
BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
 The following is intended to be a brief summary of the invention and is not intended to limit the scope of the invention.
 The invention is composed of two individual parts, indicated by corresponding FIG. 1 and FIG. 4
 User worn bracelet or anklet designed to be removable and size adjustable, with the added benefit of being a replacement leash string for surfing applications.
 Primarily intended to be used as a replacement leash string (cord, rope) for surfboard(s)/surfing; the secondary use of the JR Model Bracelet is as a fashion accessory, bracelet or anklet to be worn by the user.
 The bracelet is removable or size adjustable by sliding the knots
 away from the logo or center point of cord
, and slipping unit over the hand/foot without untying knots.
 Once removed, the bracelet can then be installed onto a surfboard or similar item as a replacement leash string (cord, rope); without untying the knots.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS
 FIG. 1. FIG. 1 illustrates a front view of the invention as a whole; referred to as: bracelet, JR Model, unit, or invention throughout this document.
 FIG. 2. FIG. 2 illustrates the singular length of cord (string, rope) ranging in length from 12 inches to 24 inches.
 FIG. 3a. FIG. 3a illustrates the knot (1 of 2) that allows for adjustable sizing, and the method or means of assembly, demonstrating how the cord is fastened/tied or secured to itself.
 FIG. 3b. FIG. 3b is a closeup view of FIG. 3a, and illustrates the heat sealed end of the cord.
 FIG. 3c. FIG. 3c illustrates the second knot (2 of 2) that allows for adjustable sizing, and the method or means of assembly, demonstrating how the cord is fastened/tied or secured to itself.
 FIG. 4. FIG. 4 illustrates the logo, and marks/indicates the center point of the total cord (string, rope) length.
 FIG. 5. FIG. 5 depicts the rail or edge (of a surfboard) on the top-side of the tail, bottom, or back end of a surfboard.
 FIG. 6a. FIG. 6a depicts a surfboard leash velcro locking system--typical or standard velcro style surfboard leash attachment, the most commonly used system by Pro's & amateur or average surfers; shown in an upward position, still being held by the user with installed JR Model
 FIG. 6b. FIG. 6b depicts a surfboard leash velcro locking system in a flat position, laying along the rail or edge
 of surfboard with installed JR Model
 FIG. 7. FIG. 7 illustrates the JR Model installed in a traditional fashion or method, resulting in a longer leash string length; the unit has been ran through the leash plug or around the bar of the plug on a surfboard, and slipped through itself, before adding leash system
 FIG. 8. FIG. 8 illustrates the JR Model installed in the suggested manner, doubling the tensile strength, and shortening the leash string length for more durability. This installation method is achieved by simply slipping 1 end of the loosened JR Model through the plug, and using both resulting loops to anchor the user's velcro leash system
DETAILED DESCRIPTION AND BEST MODE OF IMPLEMENTATION
 The invention is one whole piece comprised of the following: a singular length of cord (string, rope, or similar material)
, 2 knots
, and logo (attachment)
 Length of cord (string, rope, or similar material)
 ranging in length from 12 inches to 24 inches.
 The portion of cord, approximately 12 inches to 24 inches, is cut down from a larger length of cord to accommodate the desired length and "knotting" process into a bracelet or wearable item.
 Both ends of cord are trimmed, and heated (burned, melted, sealed, singed, finished) to prevent slippage of the knot(s), and prevents fraying of the material at cut ends (or the inner core/strands)
 The logo
 is then slipped onto the measured cord (string, rope, or similar material) to the center point (of measured cord).
 The measured cord (with logo) is then looped over itself with ends of the cord facing in opposite directions but remaining parallel to each other.
 Coil the free/loose end of the cord around both parallel cord sections 2 times.
 Pass that free/loose end of the cord back through the coils.
 In a "screw" like fashion, tighten the knot, moving it closer to the logo or center point of cord.
 Slide knot to open or increase lasso loop that has been formed, allowing cord to self-adjust/straighten; to prevent twisting or deforming final product.
 Return knot 1 to original position by sliding back into place.
 Rotate the unit, and repeat process
 Slide both knots away from center point, where logo is located
 This prevents a "spiraled" cord under logo area or center point of cord/unit.
 Return both knots near the center point (logo area)
 by sliding them towards each other; decreasing the circumference of the bracelet/unit.
 The bracelet/unit is ready to be worn by user, or stored for its recommended future "end use" application(s)
 User applications are based on assumptions or need for use while surfing, and are original in design
 Upon need for use or installation by end user
, the bracelet can be removed (or sized) by sliding the knots in opposite directions, increasing the circumference of the bracelet. The knots are not intended to be untied by user.
 After increasing the overall size/circumference, the bracelet is removed by slipping over the hand/foot. The knots are not intended to be untied by user.
 The bracelet can now be sized accordingly to the users specifications, and used as a replacement leash string (cord, rope) for a surfboard
 Leash strings connect a surfboard to a surfing leash; allowing for optimal movement, and durability of the components involved
 As shown in FIG. 7
, the JR Model surfing bracelet has been loosened, and is installed in a traditional method, resulting in a longer leash string length. The unit has been ran through the leash plug, around the bar inside the plug (on a surfboard), and slipped through itself. Creating a leash string for the velcro locking system of the leash to be mounted or attached
 As shown in FIG. 8
, the JR Model has been loosened, and is installed in the suggested manner, doubling the tensile strength, and shortening the leash string length for more durability. This installation method is achieved by simply slipping 1 end of the loosened JR Model through the plug (on a surfboard), and using both resulting loops to anchor the user's velcro leash system
 Following a surf session or even storage, the JR Model (unit) can be removed & tightened back in to a bracelet or anklet by sliding the knots closer together; in effect, shortening the overall length of the units circumference. All of this done without actually untying the knots.
 Although this is intended as a "replacement leash string" for surfing, its is not designed to be used as a surfing leash; it's purpose is only for the point of connection between a surfing leash and a surfboard.
 Upon need or desire, the user can untie the knots, allowing the full length of cord for use in any number of applications.
 Although rated for over five hundred pounds of usable tensile strength, this is not a life-saving device.
CROSS-REFERENCES TO RELATED APPLICATIONS
 Not Applicable.
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