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Snail shell backpack

How come these don't exist already? HOW COME?
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So this is just a backpack with a form similar to that of a snail shell.

Perhaps if you want to be fancy the zip could go along the spiral and there could be several progressively smaller compartments inside. But really I'd be okay with it just unzipping around most of the 'neck' of the shell (the roundish flat part which would go against your back when in use).

I really thought this would already be a product, but I've googled for it, and it doesn't seem to be.

Loris, Jul 09 2019

Pangolin https://mypangolin.com/
Sort of... [neutrinos_shadow, Jul 09 2019]

Alas only a DIY project. https://www.ravelry...kpack?set=&_rfoff=1
[2 fries shy of a happy meal, Jul 12 2019]


       I'm seeing lots of turtle shell backpacks and snail holloween costumes consisting of a fake shell hanging on the back like a backpack, but not an actual backpack shaped like a snail shell.   

       Patent opportunity? Keep in mind, you don't need a patent unless you think it's a multi million dollar idea that somebody's going to steal.   

       That being said, not sure how many kids want to look like a snail. The turtle thing is explainable from the hero tenage mutant ninja turtles thing.   

       Maybe if you make a cartoon "Super Space Snails" or something to prep the market? Patent the backpack and then make millions. Might be a way to break into the fast paced, big money, kid's novelty backpack game.   

       Clever anyway. [+]
doctorremulac3, Jul 09 2019

       Sturton keeps a stable of racing snails; he tried taking the shell off one of them to speed it up, but in fact since then it's been much more sluggish ...
8th of 7, Jul 09 2019

       //racing snails// sp. "snacks".
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 09 2019

       Or a turtle shell, [Loris] for lighter loads.
blissmiss, Jul 11 2019

       The Intercalary has one of those. Unfortunately he made it from a real Hawksbill turtle shell, which caused no end of trouble when the wildlife conservation people spotted him.   

       Or even a tortoise. Just as long as you don't get turned upside down while you're crawling through a desert ...
8th of 7, Jul 11 2019

       Surprised this doesn't exist given how topologically simple and therefore cost-effective one would be.
RayfordSteele, Jul 11 2019

       //How come these don't exist already? HOW COME?//   

       They're slow?   

po, Jul 12 2019

       Good idea, hopefully without the slime trail.   

       Was pondering yesterday about Macadamia and Academia, shurly some connection?
not_morrison_rm, Jul 12 2019

       Both can be nuts?
RayfordSteele, Jul 12 2019

       And hard to crack.
AusCan531, Jul 13 2019

       ...and like Philip K. Dick - a bit tetchy when Wub-ed up the wrong way.   

       <in the voice of Bloodnock> I'm in condition today </bloodnock>
not_morrison_rm, Jul 13 2019

       um, they're both chock full of rich protein?..   


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