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September 15, 2019

Derucap Collapsible Safety Helmet — Disaster Head Protection


From the website:

You never know when a natural disaster might strike.

The Japanese are probably more aware of this than anyone, which is why they create these kinds of head protection items.

The Derucap Collapsible Safety Helmet starts off completely flat.

But pop it over your head and pull it down, and then it transforms instantly into a sturdy piece of protection.

Simple, compact, yet ingenious, this is a superb choice for home or workplace safety.


Features and Details:

• Polyethylene

• Weight: 3 oz.

• Fully collapsible

• Integrated chin strap

• Instructions: Japanese

• For head sizes 21"-24"

• Dimensions: 12" x 10" x 2"



Still not convinced?


the movie.

September 15, 2019 at 08:01 AM | Permalink


The phrase "collapsible helmet" gave me exactly the heebie-jeebies I calculated in the first tenth of a second that it would. I can imagine a response to complaints along the lines of "So are you claiming that our helmet didn't collapse as promised?"

Because a certain percentage of people will buy anything, visions of gag firehose combo nozzles and instant-telescoping ladders are now dancing in my head.

Posted by: Mike Harney | Sep 18, 2019 9:54:31 PM

I'm sure this is highly functional, but just how much cooler would it be if they made it available in red? Then it'd be kinduva nuevo-nostalgic twist on Devo's classic headwear. Wait, what's that I'm hearing? https://youtu.be/j_QLzthSkfM

Posted by: Rob O. | Sep 15, 2019 3:26:56 PM

How odd to market something like this with animation. Would certainly have a better chance of convincing people if they showed an actual person using the product, and maybe one on a dummy head taking/surviving various forms of abuse.

I remain unconvinced. :-)

Posted by: Ms. Radoo | Sep 15, 2019 10:07:23 AM

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