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Fabric-engaging stake

Image Number 4 for United States Patent #4699165.

A stake for anchoring a beach blanket, towel or other like fabric is disclosed. An elongated body is provided with tapered vanes. A planar upper end is provided with an arcuate slot within which is located a rotatable ring. A vertical slot, a curved edge and a recess provide for engaging the fabric when the fabric is applied thereto and the ring is rotated into the recess. The arcuate slot allows for downward sliding of the ring into a locking location which may be provided with a detent.

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