Get wet in the hot summer from the water above your head and you are dunked! It is definitely a fun game playing with family members or with friends. Recognize the target you are going to hit to get the player on the opposite side dunk.
I've added several versions of this game in the Best dunk head (tank) review. Hasbro Dunk Hat Game comes with a hat, where you can store the water and have two targets. You can look for larger game sets, which are also included in the list. So if you really want to have fun, don't leave without reading the details.
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Best Dunk Hat
1. Hasbro Dunk Hat Game
Brand: Hasbro Gaming
Weight: 15.2 ounces
- The dunk hat comes with a water tank and goggles
- There are two targets on two sides of the hat
- Three foam balls included in the set
- There are game rules.
Wear the hat from Hasbro Gaming and try not to get dunked from your opponent's throw. If you get a dunk, your opponent wins. Hasbro gaming has brought you the fun game equipment that includes the most crucial dunk hat with attached goggles, two targets and three foam balls. One player will wear the hat and the goggles and another will throw the balls towards him. There are two targets on two sides of the hat and the other player will target those things.
For throwing, the player should use the foam balls included in the set. The balls are made of foam so that the target player doesn't get any sort of harm. Before throwing, he has to fill the bucket or hat with water so that the player gets soaked when the thrower hits the target. Each player will have three opportunities to throw the ball on their turn and somehow, if you can hit one of the two targets, the water from the hat will fall on the head of the target player and he will get a dunk.
2. Soak 'N' Wet (Alternative Dunk Tank) Made in USA
Brand: KO Water Games
Weight: 25 pounds
- It is made of furniture-grade PVC material
- The bucket can hold up to five quarts of water
- The assembled product measures six feet
- The set has three vinyl bags.
If you can't afford to buy a dunk tank, you should look for this alternative from KO Water Games. The manufacturer has designed this soak and wet nicely and ensured the durability of the product as well. They used furniture grade PVC material to build it and assured it would provide you long-lasting service. It is quite easy to carry as it comes with excellent portability. Don't worry about the setup because you can do it within a few minutes and don't need any tools.
You will find a bucket in the middle of the soak and wet. The bucket can hold five quarts of water. At the starting of the game, a player needs to fill the bucket with water. A water fill attachment hose is included in it, which is, of course, a good side. When you have fully assembled the product, it will be 6 feet high and is 4 feet 3 inches from the target arm to the side. The set comes with three vinyl bags for tossing. If one of the bean bags hits the target, the water from the bucket will dunk the player standing underneath.
3. GoSports Splash Tower Water Dunk Game
Weight: 26 pounds
- It is made of lightweight PVC materials
- It comes with a splash tower and three splash tower balls
- It has a ball pump with an inflation needle
- The bucket can hold up to one gallon of water.
Produce ultimate splash by hitting the target of the dunk tank from GoSports. This dunk tank comes with a portable design and is made of lightweight PVC materials. So it gives you ample opportunities to carry it on the go. This set's setup and breakdown process are also pretty more comfortable and you can do it within a few minutes. The bucket at the middle of the set can hold up to one gallon of water.
You won't mind if you get wet during the hot summer, of course. The full set comes with a splash tower, three splash tower balls, ball pump with an inflation needle. The balls are lightweight and they are relatively safe to toss towards the target. The manufacturer has designed the target with red and white color for clearer vision. The assembled product is six feet high and you can use the whole set in backyard parties, school events, block parties, fundraisers and so on.
4. Soak 'N' Wet (Kids Dunk Tank)
Brand: KO Water Games
Weight: 15 pounds
- It is lightweight and easily portable
- It is made of furniture-grade PVC materials
- It comes with three vinyl bean bags
- The fully assembled product measures 5 feet.
You can use this soak and wet equipment from KO Water Games for indoor purposes as it has a portable pool to catch water. However, you won't find the pool included in the set. It is made of furniture-grade PVC materials that make it at the same time lightweight and easily portable. This less expensive product is suitable for kids only as you can use a child-size chair in it.
The bucket can hold five quarts of water. At the starting of the game, a player needs to fill the bucket with water. A water fill attachment hose is included in it, which is, of course, a promising side. When you have fully assembled the product, it will be 5 feet high and it is 3 feet 3 inches from the target arm to the side. The set comes with three vinyl bags for tossing. You can use it for several parties and after use, you can simply collapse the set into a bag and store it.
5. KO Water Games Fun Funnel (Kids Dunk Tank)
Brand: KO Water Games
Weight: 15 pounds
- The set comes with a funnel instead of a conventional bucket
- The bucket can hold up to two quarts of water
- The frame is made of durable PVC plastic
- There are three 5 inches vinyl bags in the set.
Get soaked with the cold water on your head, but do it differently this time. KO Water Games comes with another soak and wet set, but they have included a funnel instead of a bucket in the set. The funnel can hold up to two quarts of water. The game system is the same as you have to hit the target and force the player under the funnel to get soaked. In the set, there are three 5 inches square vinyl bags to toss at the target area.
The makers have used durable PVC plastic to construct the frame of the set. You can quickly put together the frame as set it up securely and you need no tools for the setup that means there is nothing to worry about the setup process. The set is perfect for fundraisers, rentals, churches, schools, park districts, camps and other outdoor parties. However, you can also use the set for indoor fun as well.
6. ZING Wet Head Game
Weight: 16 ounces
- It has a wet water hat
- There are eight rods or pins
- There is a spinner
- Roll the spinner and act accordingly.
Put the wet head hat on and spin the spinner to check how lucky actually you are. With this bit of rules, Zing comes with this wet head game set. The set includes a wet head hat water container, water container plug, eight rods and a spinner. You have to fill the container with cold water before starting the play and in summer, I don't think getting wet is a bad thing.
Now follow the instructions given on the surface of the spinner after rolling it. Then as you have eight rods or pins attached to the wet hat, you have to remove one according to the spinner instructions. After removing, if you remain dry, you will pass the hat to the next player. And in case you get wet, you will have to wear it further. You can use it for both indoor and outdoor plays with family and friends.
You need to buy a dunk head full game set that meets all the specifications or features you want. Now, if you don't really know what you need in that game set, you mustn't skip this section.
Most manufacturing companies use furniture-grade PVC plastics, which are at the same time durable and lightweight, to construct the frame of the dunk head tank. This construction ensures a sturdy set up during the game and allows you to set it up efficiently. Besides, you can also take the whole set on the go if you want because of its lightweight nature.
Water holding capacity
Every set comes with a water-holding bucket or such type of something. Typically, the buckets come with a capacity of holding water from two to five quarts. It depends on the type of game set you are buying because a more extensive set will include a larger bucket with more water holding capacity.
The set you are buying can have a few additional accessories, which is not a must, but these will certainly enhance the fun and also provide added safety to some extent. Goggles will work very well if you are worried about the water falling from the bucket will enter your eyes. Besides, to increase the fun level, you can buy a spinner set and do whatever the spinner indicates during your turn.
Tossing items and targets
Bean bags or softballs are two types of throwing items you will find in most dunk head game sets. As every player gets three chances in his turn to toss some items towards the target, a full game set should contain three throwing items. Meanwhile, there is a slight difference we notice in the case of the targets. Some game sets have two targets on both sides and some have only one target. Having two targets is supportive of the kids.
Ease of use
You should look for such a game set that allows you to attach the frame parts and make a sturdy construction easily. Game sets with a watering filling hose will help you fill water in the bucket efficiently. Another important aspect is that the whole set needs to provide you easy storage and portability.
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How to play dunk head tank game
Dunk head game is an alternative to dunk tank game (video) and that's why calling it dunk head tank game won't be wrong. Before arranging this game, you need to know the basic rules of playing the game.
- First, gather the equipment you need to play the game. You need several frames where you will attach a bucket and the targets. Then you need three softballs or bean bags for tossing them towards the target or targets.
- Attach the PVC plastic frames to make a sturdy setup and fill the bucket with water set up on the top of the frame.
- For setting the targets, you can do two things. You can set two targets on the two sides of the bucket or set just one on either side of the bucket.
- You can add more fun to the game by adding a spinner and doing whatever is indicated in the spinner on your turn.
- Now gather your friends or family members, whom you are going to play the game with. You can roll dice to make a choice who will sit first under the bucket to get soak.
- Then give one of the three softballs or bean bags to the thrower to throw towards the target. He/she will get three chances to throw the three items in his/her turn. And if he/she hits the target, the player on the other half will get soaked by the water from the bucket.
- Thus the game will continue and everyone sit under the bucket once to get dunked.
How much does a dunk tank cost?
Dunk tank is a fun game in the summer to get wet and have a fun time. Dunk tanks can be 4 square inches in size, which is the larger one and the smaller ones are 3 square inches. You can buy a dunk tank to buy, spending around $2,500 to $5,000. But renting one is a far better option and it will cost you about $100 to $250 for 24 hours.
I'm ready to have a fun time in my backyard with my family, but are you? If you are not, then quickly choose a game set from the list and gather your family members to have fun. Don't forget to fill the bucket with cold water, of course, that will be fun!