Doug Bollinger and Darren Stevens took five wickets apiece as Derbyshire were dismissed for just 118 after their home LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Kent finally got under way on day two.
Following a washed out opening act and further wet weather this morning, play began just after 2.30pm - but Derbyshire must have soon been wishing the delay had lasted even longer.
The hosts, inserted, were quickly in trouble as they slipped to 24 for three, which soon became 57 for five after another rain interruption.
And they subsequently lost their last five wickets for just 15 runs, Australian paceman Bollinger and veteran all-rounder Stevens finishing with figures of 5-29 and 5-24 respectively.
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Kent then closed a good day on 10 without loss, Sam Northeast and captain Rob Key the men at the crease.
The home side's troubles started when they lost their first wicket with just four runs on the board, Stephen Moore trapped lbw by Bollinger.
Paul Borrington was next to depart, caught by Adam Riley off Stevens, to leave his team 24 for two. Skipper Wayne Madsen swiftly followed, becoming Bollinger's second victim as Brendan Nash made the catch at point.
After a short shower halted play, the wickets continued to fall, the usually-dependable Shivnarine Chanderpaul making just five before falling lbw to Stevens, who ousted Scott Elstone, making his first-class bow, likewise.
There was something of a rally, a stand of 46 being put together for the sixth wicket through Alex Hughes - who ended up as top-scorer with 36 not out - and debutant Gareth Cross.
But then Bollinger intervened with three quick wickets as Cross, David Wainwright and Tony Palladino departed.
Only three more runs were added before Tim Groenewald was dismissed by a stunning one-handed catch from Key off Stevens. And after the addition of five more, Stevens wrapped things up by bowling Mark Footitt.