Image Number 14 for United States Patent #7815513.
An enclosed slide extending between a deck located above a ground surface and the ground surface. The enclosed slide includes a number of elongate sections extending between the deck and the ground surface. The sections are connected together in abutting end-to-end relations respectively. Each section includes a body and one or more flanges extending outwardly from the body and ending in notched edges, each flange being positioned substantially at one of the ends. The enclosed slide also includes a number of clamp rings. Each clamp ring includes one or more notched portions for mating with the notched edges of each pair of adjacent flanges respectively. Each clamp ring is adapted for securing the adjacent flanges in each pair to each other respectively.