Spike

Form: Geometric Depth Toy
Material: Platinum Silicone
Colors: Red & Black Marble and Blue
Firmness: Soft
Lube: Water, Oil
Cleaning: Soaking in hot water with dish-soap than use sanitizer.
Safer Sex: Clean and sanitize it thoroughly
Storage: Store in a well-ventilated place not touching other toys to prevent damage.

Vendor: Topped Toys

After last week’s tweet I have gotten so many messages asking detail questions about the latest Topped Toys I have been testing, I decided to review the Spike today – despite my Spike 105 still being bringing a friend in Nuremberg much fun. For the Hilt I still need some more review experience. So please be patient for that review.

The Topped Toys Spike 105

Construction

Topped Toys launched their brand as a manufacturer of high quality and body safe platinum silicone toys. Especially the last part has to be stressed in these times! On the usual websites knock-offs are sold, which are also made out of platinum silicone but due to questionable raw material sources for the silicone and colors, are potentially dangerous! Only buying from Topped Toys directly or one of their authorized retailers guarantees that you get a 100% body safe, hypo allergenic toy with a super-smooth surface for easy cleaning and insertion.

At the moment Topped Toys only offers their toys only in one firmness, Shore 00-34. Colorwise you can choose between a medium blue or for a 10CAD premium Topped Toys signature color “Forge Red” which is a beautiful marble of red & black.

Size Diameter Base Diameter Neck Neck Length Max. Diameter Insertable Length Overall Length
70 72mm 35mm 21mm 56mm 220mm 261mm
90 91mm 43mm 26mm 71mm 284mm 330mm
105 108mm 50mm 30mm 84mm 325mm 375mm
125 130mm 60mm 36mm 101mm 370mm 426mm

Detail of the Spike’s Toothing

Playing with the Spike

The basic shape of the Spike is a very elongated cone but with a very interesting texture. On the one side there is a hard toothed pattern like on a saw with six teeth. The diameter gradual increases and then ends in a steepish drop before the diameter increases again. The opposite side is textured with band of horizontal bumps, starting below the first saw tooth and about as wide as it. While the texture is not deep enough to irritate a moderately trained anus, it definitely will be felt on the prostate and the second sphincter! Alternating which texture is targeting the prostate in combination with various riding speeds offers a wide range of different sensations! If you are playing with a partner or are very agile, twisting the Spike inside the hole can be a very hot experience!

Detail of the Bumps

The design is more for the more experienced player, both in depth and width. With a max diameter-insertable length ratio of about 1:4 your sphincter needs to be trained a bit and be pre-stretched to enjoy the overwhelmingly horny feeling when the Spike pops in! In order to take the Spike beyond the rectum, you need a sturdy training toys to desensitize the transition from rectum to colon. This body area is really sensitive and can easily tense up when stimulated/ stretched too intensely or forcefully. When this happens with the Spike, the first saw tooth deviates and you have to wait until the body area relaxes again for a second try. To train and desensitize the transition area, you need a toy to slowly (!) push through with the right and limited amount of force(!) without deviating.

Detail of the Spike’s Smooth Flanks and Topped Toys‘ new HD Texture

A really clever design feature is the plug-like neck design. But due to the diameter neck-max. diameter ratio of around 1:1.6 you can really keep the Spike inside and walk around. Especially with the Spike 105 and 125 this is a bit of the challenge because due to the weight you need a strong sphincter to keep it inside. But the Spike is also a good tool to train that. Feeling the soft silicone with all the texture inside your body move while you walk around is definitely one of the most interesting sensations I ever had with a toy!

While the circular base is wide and thick enough to give the Spike a firm and sturdy stand, I sometimes would have wished for a suction base option. Since the Spike will most likely not be your starting toy in a session, there will probably already be loads of lube scattered on your hand and in the play area. While lube at undesired spots is always a problem, for example the thicker base of a MHT Centaur provides more stability in these situations compared to the Spike’s very flexible base.

In order to take a toy deep, especially when playing on your own, there are two ways which allow for your rectum and colon to relax the most: Either ride it kneeling or attach it to a wall crawl towards it. For the latter you need a strong suction cup or vac-u-lock hole. There are ways to compensate with tension straps and o-rings but that is no solution for a quick round of plug&play. To be fair: Almost all designated depth toys I know do not have a suction cup and/ or a vac-u-lock hole! So with the large base, the Spike is one of the better in that category. If it just was a bit thicker.

Detail of the Plug-Like Base

All things considered, the Spike is a great toy for the experienced player! Actually so good, that almost all testees bought one for themselves, something that very rarely happens.

Where to buy?

Topped Toys sells the Spike directly for between 85CAD and 325CAD, depending on the size and color.

Steed

Form: Fantasy
Material: Platinum Silicone
Colors: Basically whatever you want
Firmness: Soft to Medium
Lube: Water, Oil
Cleaning: Soaking in hot water with dish-soap than use sanitizer.
Safer Sex: Clean and sanitize it thoroughly
Storage: Store in a well-ventilated place not touching other toys to prevent damage.

Vendor: Sinnovator

From a reviewer’s point of view, the Steed arrived at a bad timing: I got this toy just after Christmas and at the beginning of the annual review break. So while I had much time to send it to different testees and get very varied opinions on this toy, I rarely got more messages asking me if I could already give an interim opinion. So it is just to start the new review season with this toy!

The Sinnovator Steed

Construction

Like all Sinnovator toys, the Steed is made out of platinum silicone which is 100% body safe, super-smooth and hypo allergenic. The casting is perfect! Small details are shaped perfectly, there are no frayed edges.

You can choose between two firmness degrees Medium Soft which is Shore A4 and Medium which is Shore A10. For most toy companies the “firm” range starts at A8 and the medium is around A5 so keep in mind that Sinnovator toys are on the firmer end of the softness scale. When it comes to colors, the options at Sinnovator are almost limitless. From classic black over Steed’s Signature which is a vibrant red – silver split to total custom ideas, everything is possible. I asked Sinnovator to surprise me with something extraordinary and got this psychedelic madness which I love!

The Steed connected to a Vac-u-Lock Grip

Add-on-wise you can get everything you could want from a fantasy dildo: A cum tube costs £25 and which as you might know do not really recommend because the feeling is not that impressive and the cleaning is a nightmare. The suction cup add £20 but sadly none of my friends and testees had a Sinnovator toy with this add-on so I cannot judge the usefulness of this feature. A no-brainer is the free Vac-u-Lock hole. Add it in any case, even if you do not have the matching accessories (which if you are an avid ass pig should get), because sticking a finger into the hole makes guiding the toy into your play partner’s ass SO much easier. What surprised me that the Vac-u-Lock hole was about an inch too short to fully take my grip. Friends also had the same experience with various fuck machines. It does not compromise the suction/ grip of the adapter much. It just looks weird.

Size Diameter Glans Rim Diameter Middle Ring Diameter at Base Insertable Length Overall Length
S 32mm 37mm 38mm 155mm 185mm
M 46mm 52mm 54mm 222mm 241mm
L 53mm 60mm 62mm 254mm 266mm

Detail of the Glans and Textured Glans Rim

Playing with the Steed

The Steed is a toy for texture junkies. It roughly has the shape of a realistic horse dick. But the shaft is texture with deep ridges and high veins, not seen on a living animal. But that is the joy of dildos: They can be better than the reality.

Especially the large version requires some depth experience to be fully enjoyed. At 254mm insertable length it is just long enough to pop through the second sphincter for most bodies though short enough to be handled easily. The for this sensitive body area relatively deep texture around the glans rim makes the Steed a devilish tool for teasing and stimulating. Just below the glans there is a short resting area with no texture so you can stretch and torment the second sphincter by popping the glans through it.

This section ends with three relatively shallow horizontal grooves. For most other guys this marks the end of the second sphincter stimulation (though I know one greedy petite puppy from Tirol who will probably like to differ).  But especially the thick vertical veins are a delight to when twisted inside the anus.

Detail of the Heavily Textured Area between the Glans and Middle Ring

In the middle of the shaft is a horizontal ridge, typical for anatomically correct horse dildos. But on the Steed is a perfectly horizontal, at size L almost 10mm wide area which especially in firm POPS! On the top of the shaft there is another, slightly shallower ridge. From first ring on, a deep ventral groove textures the shaft along with two thick veins left and right of it. The combination of this horizontal and vertical texture makes riding and twisting the Steed a delight – if you can focus on this area. Because when you have gone so deep, the tip will have penetrated the second sphincter, leading to an intense double stimulation of that area and the anus. So the Steed is not for the faint of heart or beginner. The intense stimulation can lead to the sphincter to tighten up. Start slowly and see where the moans of your bottom take you.

Detail of the Dull Middle Ring

Finally a word of caution for the experience player: I chose this toy based on the circumference values on the Sinnivator website. And even after reviewing anal toys some 5 years now, I am still struggling with circumference values as a representation of size. So when I got my large Steed, I was disappointed how small it was. Of course, with the Stallion Sinnovator offers a larger horse dildos but that model is just as smooth as the other three horse dildos in my collection. So hopefully at some point Sinnovator will offer the Steed in an XXL version with 65mm glans diameter and 311mm insertable length (scaled proportionally from the site L).

 Where to buy?

The Steed can be ordered directly from Sinnovator starting at £44.99 and depending on size and add-ons goes up to £189.99.

Chains

Form: Chain/ Fantasy
Material: Platinum Silicone
Colors: Silver, Gold & Bronze
Firmness: Soft
Lube: Water, Oil
Cleaning: Soaking in hot water with dish-soap than use sanitizer.
Safer Sex: Clean and sanitize it thoroughly
Storage: Store in a well-ventilated place not touching other toys to prevent damage.

Vendor: Flurb

Theirs is none of my videos up on xTube that gets me more messages than JustTeckIt stuffing my butt with a 10mm wire strength stainless steel chain. Well, that was until the big porn purge of December 2020. A lot of messages asked “I want to get into chain stuffing. How do I start?” Good chain being a difficult to procure (sharp edges anyone?), I wondered “How could the interest in chain be combined with the advantages of silicone toys?” And along came the crazy guys at Flurb this fall…

The Flurb Chain with 15 Links

Construction

Well… what to write about the design this toy? It is a just chain after all… The basic design of connecting more than three links has been around for over 2,200 years now. But you can never go wrong with a classic! But knowing how silicone toys are made, I wondered how this chain is manufactured: The individual links are cast and then 50% are cut in half. These half-shells are then used to connect two links. While you can still see the seam connecting the links, it has been thoroughly smoothed so you don’t feel it.

The Three Colors of the Flurb Chain: Gold, Silver & Bronze

Being made by Flurb, it is made out of nice, squishy platinum silicone which is 100% body safe, super-smooth and hyp7o allergenic. I could not find a Shore value for it, but from my experience I would say it is around A5. This may sound firm, especially considering the current trend towards (absurdly, almost unusable) soft silicone, since the links are by design airy and thin they give in and stretch well. Color-wise you can choose between a silver/ steel tone, a dark bronze and a rich gold. All colors are not solid but have a bit of a marble and sparkle, authentically conveying the impression of aged metal.

A single link of the Flurb Chain measures 70mm in length, 50mm in width and has a wire strength of 15mm.  The chain is sold in five possible lengths.

Link Number Overall Length
7 320mm
11 490mm
15 660mm
19 810mm
23 970mm

The way the Links of the Flurb Chain are Connected

Playing with the Chain

First things first: “Can I stuff it up my butt?” Yes! Yes, you can! And it is great! As I have written, the links are a bit squishy. On the ends where the links are connected, they naturally are a bit firmer (as ToyTorture always says: The thicker the silicone, the firmer it will feel) than in the middle where they can be compressed easily. This leads to a nice popping sensation, especially when you pull out the chain. Yet the silicone is stiff enough to want to expand to its original shape and size once inserted. So you can get a nice stuffed and full feeling. But depending on your anatomy and experience level, you should definitely be more ambitious when choosing the length of your chain for that feeling! My chain has 15 links and I wished I would have gone for the 19 link, if not 23 link version. Because if the chain is completely stuffed up my butt, there is still room until I would get the nice, full feeling. Luckily, you can always add volume easily.

A longer chain is also nice for the obscene look of a big and heavy chain “leaking” out of the ass hole. If you fear, you might loose the chain inside your butt, simply wrap one of the end links around the base of your cock and balls. This is also the basis for a bit of an ass lock look: Push a (not too large) plug through the link, anchor the plug’s base around the link and wrap one link around your junk. The chain has not enough rigidity to transfer much of the jerking motion onto the plug. But if you have at least 7 links between the butt plug’s anchor link and the loose end, (forcefully) dangling and swinging the chain creates enough momentum to move the plug inside the bottom’s ass.

A SquarePeg Egg Anchored inside the Chain

For guys with real loose low-hangers, the fun stops no there. With a bit of work and dexterity, you can stack one link over the other while wrapping them around your sack’s neck. A top then pulling on the chain forcefully enough for the links to untangle and come loose is a unique CBT experience. Especially if the top took advantage of the tightly stretched balls and gave them a good beating.

In the past years, wearing increasingly larger chains around your neck at events like Folsom Europe has been a big trend. And the Flurb Chain can definitely play with the big boys in that field! The largest non-commercial anchor chain has a wire strength of 13mm, a pitiful 2mm less than this handsome beast. So now you just need to find a lock large and light enough to lock this silicone accessory around your neck. I am also sure, Flurb would be able to make a custom closed chain like a necklace you simply need to pull over your head.

The Chain compared to Private 10mm Anchor Chain and a Commercial Tool

One thing the Flurb Chain will not give you it the sensation of a compact, heavy chain resting in your colon. Being made ouf ot thick and considerably firm platinum silicone, a link weights around 31g. This means the almost one meter long 23 link version weights around 710g which is one third of a one meter 10mm wire strength short-link stainless steel chain. But the nice stuffy feeling in combination with the security platinum silicone offers over stainless steel, it is a good trade off!

Speaking of security, here is the usual platinum lecture: Only use with water or oil based lubes; never hybrid or silicone ones because it will damage the toys (this includes silicone oil or other products to shine rubber!). Store separately from other toys without touching other materials with plasticizers in them and pressure on the Chain. Wash in warm dish soap water, let/ wipe dry, sanitize and you are instantly ready to stuff this toy into another partner.

 Where to buy?

You can order the Chain directly from Flurb, ranging between 38,50€ for the smallest chain with 7 links  up to 126,51€ for 23 links.

Finn, Jorhan, Mundir & Qwim

Toy Properties

Form: Dildo
Material: Platinum Silicone
Colors: 16 colors in different configuration
Firmness: Medium to Firm
Lube: Water, Oil
Cleaning: Soaking in hot water with dish-soap than use sanitizer.
Safer Sex: Clean and sanitize it thoroughly
Storage: Store in a well-ventilated place not touching other toys to prevent damage.

Vendor: Neotori

This Anal Toy Sepcial finishes with another European company: Neotori, based in the center of my home country Germany. For about a year I started noticing this manufacturer through an increasing number of reader questions. So I am delighted to finish this special with a look at three plus one of their most popular toys – at least judging from your messages.

The Neotori Jorhan, Mundir, Finn & Qwim

Construction

Neotori is most famous for the beautiful marble coloration of their toys. While you can get the toys in single or split between body and base colorations for their softer toys, the double or triple split as what makes the toys really shine. You can choose between 28 colors which is almost Bad Dragon or OrganoToy territory. What Neotori does not offer (yet?) are glow in the dark colors! The vibrant hue you see in their social media pictures comes from UV active colors which glow when exposed to UV light around 395nm. So they look stunning in playrooms with black light but will not continue glowing when the light is turned off.

Detail of Finn’s Suction Cup

The vibrant colors are achieved by using platinum silicone as a material. From all the materials used to make anal toys out only glass carries color as well and brightly as platinum silicone. Besides that, it is 100% body safe and hypoallergenic. It’s also the best toys for orgies because it is easy to clean and sanitize between partners: Wash the lube off with warm dish soap water, dry, spray sanitizer on it and you are good to go again. Platinum has one drawback though: Never use silicone or hybrid lube with this kind of material! The silicone oil in it will disintegrate the surface and thus the toy over time.

Firmness-wise Neotori currently offers two options: Standard (Shore A00-50) and firm (Shore A8). I am aware that the current trend goes towards softer anal toys but their standard is considerably softer than the soft options from other brands. A friend of mine ordered their Mundir in standard – against my advice – because he wanted the orange-black split coloration shown on the website. He got the toys and it turned out that he had to be REALLY loose to knot this toy when riding it; otherwise he just compressed the neck below the knot.

Detail of Munrir’s Glans

The final customizing option is a suction cup. Unlike other manufacturer, they do not “naturally” integrate the cup into the base so it goes from edge to edge but mould a round/ oval dome into the bottom. This works good on toys like Mundir or Qwim that which have a base following the shape of the suction cup and not so good on toys like Finn where the suction cup is just covers portion of the base. On all three toys the rim around the suction cup is considerably thicker than on toys from other manufacturers in my collection. Due to this there is more force required to create the suction; simply sticking the toys to a surface is not enough. But you know my opinion on suction cups: Even a not perfect one is better than none so I recommend ordering only toys when possible.

Toy Name Size Diameter Glans Diameter Knot/ Above Base Insertable Length Overall Length
Finn S 27mm 50mm 150mm 175mm
M 35mm 60mm 185mm 215mm
L 45mm 80mm 225mm 250mm
Jorhan S 41mm 45mm 155mm 180mm
M 56mm 58mm 220mm 250mm
L 64mm 66mm 260mm 300mm
XL 75mm 79mm 320mm 360mm
Mundir S 30mm 50mm 155mm 180mm
M 38mm 60mm 185mm 225mm
L 45mm 76mm 220mm 265mm
XL 53mm 90mm 260mm 315mm
Qwim S 40mm 49mm 154mm 180mm
M 55mm 62mm 220mm 250mm
L 73mm 78mm 280mm 330mm

Detail of Finn’s Glans

Playing with Finn, Jorhan, Mundir & Qwim

Let’s start hands-on part of this review with the most asked about toy: Finn the Cat. Even though anthro toys are becoming increasingly more popular with avid ass aficionados like me for their quality and texture, a large portion of the buyer base are still furries looking for a dick of their furson breed. While there are many canine and equidae dicks (more about that below) out there, feline penises are hard to come by. So I showed my Finn to a veterinarian and he confirmed that Finn is actually pretty close to the real deal.

Finn starts out with a relatively small glans. Instead of a drop below the glans, the glans rim is textured by two rows of implied barbs. Of course the “barbs” are touching the shaft over their entire length so unlike a feline glans, Finn is not difficult to pull out. But especially at the beginning of play, the texture creates a nice massaging stimulation inside the anus. Later in the play, the glans will become less interesting due to the large diameter the shaft opens up to.

Detail of Jorhan’s Glans

Below the glans the shaft almost perfectly conical increases in diameter till it reaches the base. The front and the back are lightly textured with ridges. What makes Finn interesting are the bumps which texture the space in the side. Rising up to 4mm (!), they are VERY noticeable and stimulate intensely. While they are fun to enjoy when riding, you get the most out of Finn when a top is twisting the dildo while pushing it in and out of the ass. The base features too very faint balls and as already written a not perfect suction cut. But since the base is thin in proportion to the rest of the toys, a top gets a good grip when compressing the balls for fucking the bottom with Finn.

The next toy also features an interesting glans design: Jorhan is a horse dick. But unlike other manufacturer who usually offer two versions of the equidae dildo – one unflared with a half-dome glans, one flared with a flat, almost trumpet-shaped tip – Neotori went for something in between. Jorhan’s glans has a bit of domey texture in the middle of a flat surface. Around the glans are fewer and thicker bumps than on more realistic dildos. The shaft that follows below the glans has about the same diameter as the flat surface on top of the glans. Except a bulge about 2/3 down the shaft and some texture just above the base, Jorhan is smooth and does not increase in diameter.

Detail of Jorhan’s Base

Through this unique design, Jorhan is a good toy for bottoms who want a wide stretch deep or train towards a flared model. Once the first or second sphincter opens up to the glans, it will stay stretched to the glans’ diameter. So even after long and intense sessions, the dildo will come out of the hole with some ease unlike with flared toys. Naturally, Jorhan is not for an anally inexperienced. The still flat glans requires a very loose hole to open up!

I was actually surprised how well my Jorhan XL in Firm stood up even when riding o bearing down on it. Generally speaking Neotori’s basees are rather on the small and thin side. But in comparison to the massive, long and thick shaft, the base is cartoonishly small and thin. From my experience, especially with horse dildos which can be difficult to handle through the size and weight, I sometimes would have wished for a 8 – 15mm ticker base for a more secure stand when playing alone or grip when topping with Jorhan.

Detail of Munrir’s Knot

From the start Mundir is a little more conventional. A point, canine-like glans with a small glans drop and an elongated barrel shape shaft make for an easy insertion and nice, even stretch. There a pair of ventral grooves at the top and at the bottom but otherwise Mundir is good for smooth stretching. But everything changes at the knot! Unlike other dog dildos, it features three not two cavernous bodies. While their shape is drawn-out and not compressed like on other dildos, the 50% higher number of bulges texturing the shaft makes this knot harder to take. Furthermore, with shaft-knot ratio of 1:1.6 Mundir is one the more brutish end of the canine toy scale.

But, as challenging as the knot might be, as satisfying it is to finally take it. It is a good, intense, horny stretch. Below the knot is a large enough resting space to prepare the hole for opening up again. When playing with a top twisting Mundir in the right spot massages the prostate (or if you are REALLY loose, the anus). The base is relative small but provides a good grip for tops or houses a strong enough suction cup for riding this dildo.

Qwim’s Heavily Textured Shaft and Glans

The final toy in this review was just introduced this August. It’s called Qwim and it’s a fantasy toy as in not based on an animal. The “glans” takes up the upper half of the toy. It is triangular “blade” textured with bumps on the edges and the surface. The lower half is a round shaft heavily textured with high ridges and bumps. What is described in short words is actually a dream for a texture freak like me. Riding Qwim pushes so many buttons inside my anus, my prostate and second sphincter. Because the glans is so bendy, it easily finds the way towards the second sphincter. And while the glans’ tip is small and smooth, the initial opening is easy. But the texture on this sensitive body area can be a bit much – or “pure bliss” to quote one of my testees.

Its shape makes Qwim a toy for more experienced bottoms. Since the glans easily bends, you have to be loose to take the first half of the toy. The heavy texture can make the anus tense up due to the stimulation. So a good pre-stretch is recommended to fully enjoy this toy. Qwim actually has my favorite base out of the four. Good size, solid support when riding or fucking.

Where to buy?

Neotori sells his toys only through their website due to the high degree of customization.  Finn, Mundir and Qwim start out at 29€ and Jorhan at 35€. Naturally, choosing larger sizes or adding options will increase the price.

Dragon & Buddy

Toy Properties

Form: Dildo
Material: Platinum Silicone
Colors: 16 colors in different configuration
Firmness: Medium to Firm
Lube: Water, Oil
Cleaning: Soaking in hot water with dish-soap than use sanitizer.
Safer Sex: Clean and sanitize it thoroughly
Storage: Store in a well-ventilated place not touching other toys to prevent damage.

Vendor: KnotMe

Most custom dildo companies reside in the USA. So if you live in Europe and order from them, you have to factor in high shipping and custom charges. At the end of this Anal Toy Special I am delighted to review toys from two manufacturers who are based inside the EU.

Construction

KnotMe is in based in Krakow, Poland, fighting against the an increasingly hostile conservative social and political climate.

KnotMe Dragon and Buddy

As you have probably have guessed already when I review an anal toy, they make all their dildos out of platinum silicone. This means their delicious dongs are 100% body safe, hypoallergenic and easy to clean – as long as you stick to water- or oil-based lubed. The silicone oil in silicone and hybrid lubes will dissolve the material. You clean these toys by soaking them in warm dish-soap water, brush off all residue lube, dry and spray sanitizer on them and store them away not touching other toys.

Detail of the Suction Cup

When it comes to possible configurations, KnotMe is on par with most other manufacturers. Firmness-wise you can choose between soft (Shore A2 so a bit softer than Bad Dragon Soft), medium (Shore A5 like Bad Dragon Medium) and firm (Shore A10, a bit former than Bad Dragon Firm) regardless of the size. They do not offer split firmness. Colorwise you can choose between 16 colors, both in standard and pearl variety. Regardless of the variety, compared to other manufacturer the colors look a bit dull and flat. In the end, it is up to personal taste. Some testees enjoyed the more sedate and subtle looks of the KnotMe toys, other liked to popping and vibrant Bad Dragon style. To color the toy it can either have one color, have a split between base and body or have a marble look called mix which I chose for my toys. Some toys can be equipped with a suction cup for an additional 10€. As with any other manufacturer I implore you to choose this option. In the shower, on the playroom floor, on the thigh of your boy friend… A suction cup is just too useful to safe the money and not having it! Some toys like the Dragon automatically come with a suction cup build in their base.

Toy Name Size Diameter Glans Diameter Knot Insertable Length Overall Length
Buddy S 32mm 63mm 140mm 175mm
M 40mm 75mm 165mm 210mm
L 50mm 85mm 200mm 250mm
XL 60mm 117mm 260mm 325mm
Dragon S 40mm 55mm 160mm 190mm
M 50mm 68mm 195mm 230mm
L 60mm 80mm 220mm 260mm

Detail of Buddy’s Canine Glans

Playing with Buddy and Dragon

For this review I chose the two most requested toys from their 10-mold range: The Buddy and the Dragon. Both have the unusual yet nifty property that their glans diameter is about the same as the shaft diameter above the knot which makes for an intense knotting experience.

Though Buddy is the rougher of the two. Starting out with a canine-inspired pointy tipped, yet overall dull glans with a significant glans drop on the sides and bottom, Buddy does not smoothly open up the sphincter. The shaft however is a bit anti-climatic. It is slightly convex and bulges a bit towards the bottom. There is also a faint hint of a ventral groove but you REALLY have to focus to feel it with your fingers, let alone your sphincter. The main event resides below the shaft: Two massive slightly oval spheres which form the knot. Even being experienced with anthropomorphic dildos, it is hard for me to find the right words to express how intense the knotting feels!  Since the spheres are compressed on the top and the bottom, their top is flatter and thus duller than you would expect. The knotting is even intensifies by the small recess of the shaft’s bulging above the knot. This is a nice design feature if you just play with the shaft. It offers a “resting” places and emphasis the shaft’s sublet stretching sensation for the more inexperienced player. For the people wanting to take the knot, this pushes the shaft-knot ration to almost 1:2.1, giving even Bad Dragon’s Fenrir a run for his money! Below the knot there is just a short, about sphincter-wide resting space before flowing into an antro-base with a fur look-a-like texture. But the flatish bottom of the knot helps to lock it in place.

Buddy’s Knot

“Lock in place” is a good key word because this is actually what some testees have done with Buddy. Compared to his MASSIVE knot, the shaft is relatively short. So Buddy is the ideal buddy if you want an intense stretch without having to conquer depth. In the large version that I have got, it is just short enough for most testees to be worn without pushing deeper. The base is also smallish enough to more or less fit discreetly and comfortably between the cheeks and more important, not creating leverage. While Buddy is truly a dildo, some knot aficionado will find some use in him as a plug.

For (piston) fucking, Buddy is a bit cumbersome. The base it too small and folds easily if you have chose the suction cup. On the other hand, the suction cup is really strong so if you attach Buddy to a smooth surface, it will hold even during a vigorous fucking.

Dragon plays a different game than his Buddy (sorry, I try to make this the last “buddy” pun of this review. Promise!).  This starts with the tip which has an overall pointy cone-shape. Like the entire dildo it is oval so through twisting and turning inside the anus, it can open up the hole. Below the glans, there are four v-shaped grooves texturing the shaft. They are wide and deep enough to stimulate the anus, especially when fucking more forcefully. As for the prostate, they are not prominent enough to really “punch” it. It is more a gentle “scratching” massage.

Dragon’s Glans

The shaft gently flows into a smooth knot which extended only towards the top side; the shaft’s and knot’s bottom are almost straight. Except for a ridge extending from the shaft’s bottom over it, the knot is completely smooth. At the bottom it tapers smoothly towards the stem where the anus can rest after the knotting. Don’t get me wrong, due to the size and shape, it is a heftyish knot to take. But it tapers so nicely that it can be taken and pushed out easily once you the hole is loose enough.

The base is round, anthro-textured and always features a STRONG suction cup. While Buddy is for the extremer play, Dragon is actually a good starting point if you want to get into knot and anthrodildo play. Both the glans and the knot go in easily (looseness provided) and it has a bit texture to get hooked on it but not too much to make taking the toy difficult.

Dragon’s Knot

Where to buy?

Like all custom-order toys, KnotMe sells only through their website. This way you can configurate the toy just the way you want it. Buddy starts at 60€ and goes up all the way to 160€ in XL with all options selected. Dragon starts at 70€ but ends already at 115€.

Beastli, Slinky, Ramsta & Conka

Toy Properties

Form: Dildo & Plug
Material: Platinum Silicone
Colors: Black & some special colors
Firmness: Medium to Firm
Lube: Water, Oil
Cleaning: Soaking in hot water with dish-soap than use sanitizer.
Safer Sex: Clean and sanitize it thoroughly
Storage: Store in a well-ventilated place not touching other toys to prevent damage.

Vendor: John Thomas Toys

John Thomas Toys is a good example how you, as my readers, influence what I review on this platform. Over the past few years, a larger number of silicone (fantasy) anal toy brands have been founded. Way more than I can keep track off. And sometimes, even a big brand slips below my radar (after all, ToyTorture.com is a hobby, not a 9to5 for me). So when over the course of the past few months I have been getting more and more messages about John Thomas Toys, I decided to include this brand as a first in this anal toy special.

The John Thomas Toys Beastli, Slinky, Ramsta and Conka

Construction

Like I have already written in the intro, John Thomas Toys only manufactures toys out of platinum silicone. In the past years, this material has become the material of choice for me and made me to replace ALL my vinyl toys for silicone ones. Platinum silicone is 100% body safe and hypoallergenic. The surface is super-smooth making it hard for bacteria to linger and the toys easy to clean: Soak them in warm dish-soap water, if necessary use a soft brush to get lube residues off, dry, sanitize and store away. What some consider a draw-back is that you must not use silicone lube with platinum silicone because the silicone oil in it will dissolve the silicone. As an avid anal player who only uses water-based resp. powder-based lubes like vetgel or XLube and very rarely Crisco, this limitation does not really affect me and to be frank all my other play partners. In order not to expose the toys to plasticizers that could harm them, stores them in a well ventilated place without touching other toys, especially rubber or vinyl/ PVC toys. There have been (anecdotal) cases of different silicone toys effecting each other but the reactivity at room temperature of properly processed platinum silicone is very low so it is highly unlikely.

Detail of Beastli’s Textured Glans

So much what is true for all platinum silicon manufacturer. While most companies in this industries offer almost a plethora of customization possibilities, John Thomas Toys takes a different route: They design the toys in the UK and manufacture them in the USA. This means, unlike other companies where you have to wait for weeks and months, their stock is ready to be dispatched immediately.  Drawback is, what you see on their website is what you get. Colorwise this means all toys come in black and usually in one or two other colors/ pattern. You can choose between soft and medium firmness, which – to be frank at Shore A15 and A20 is more a medium and firm. All toys come with a vac-u-lock home which makes them easier to navigate when playing with a partner (simply stick one finger in it) or enables a wide range of nifty accessories like handles, suction cups or fuck machines when you play on your own.

Toy Name Size Diameter Glans Diameter Mid-Shaft Diameter Above Base Insertable Length Overall Length
Beastli S 32mm 46mm 53mm 160mm 178mm
M 40mm 60mm 66mm 201mm 229mm
L 56mm 176mm 112mm 269mm 305mm
XL 75mm 118mm 356mm 406mm
Slinky S 39mm 45mm 45mm 147mm 178mm
M 53mm 58mm 58mm 200mm 229mm
L 73mm 81mm 81mm 269mm 305mm
XL 89mm 105mm 105mm 330mm 406mm
Ramsta S 24mm 45mm 50mm 152mm 178mm
M 36mm 61mm 65mm 200mm 229mm
L 48mm 81mm 84mm 266mm 305mm
XL 63mm 107mm 111mm 356mm 406mm
Conka S 32mm 40mm 36mm 89mm 101mm
M 44mm 61mm 50mm 132mm 152mm
L 56mm 81mm 65mm 183mm 208mm
XL 65mm 97mm 79mm 228mm 267mm

Detail of Slinky’s Softly Flowing Texture

Beastli, Slinky, Ramsta & Conka

Generally speaking, John Thomas Toys makes toys for texture aficionados. Almost all of their toys are covered in grooves, ridges, bumps and drops which make for an intense stimulation of the anus and the prostate. Naturally these toys are not for compete novices because the texture makes these toys harder to take than like-sized smooth counterparts. So either pre-stretch properly or choose a size smaller than you would usually do. However, some of the toys are tamer than they might look at first glance.

 

Detail of Beastli’s Curveted Rigdes

Beastli is the most intense of the four toys in this review. Starting out with a dullish glans textured with two rings of bumps and a considerable glans rim drop, it starts out with a bang for the anus and the prostate. The shaft’s basic shape is a steeply tapering, slightly convex cone. But this shape is actually hard to spot because the shaft is heavily textured. Five curveted, steep and thick ridges divide the body in six segments. Between these segments the surface is not smooth but covered in small grooves and bumps; it almost looks like elephant skin. At the back of the shaft runs a thick ventral groove from just below the glans all the way to the bottom. All of this texture makes the Beastil the perfect toy for riding on your own. While the diameter gradually increases, your ass opens up over time more and more to take the next ridge until you hit the base. Since none of the texture runs perfectly perpendicular, the Beastli is also a good toy for getting fucked by a partner. Twisting the dildo inside the hole unleashes a completely new set of sensations because feeling the curvature of the ridges move inside the hole is a unique sensation neither my testees nor I have felt before.

Detail of Slinky’s Tip and Texture

Compare Beastli, the Slinky is a surprising soft and gentle toy. It has actually become my top recommended toy for bottoms starting out with texture play. At the top there is a long and smooth cone-shaped glans that softly opens up the sphincter. The maximum diameter of this toy is only about 5% larger than the glans diameter. So if you can take the glans, you can take the rest of the toy. The shaft is texture with smoothly rising and relatively steeply dropping ridges. These ridges go all around the shaft. There is not ventral groove or other lateral texture. This means then a top twists the toy in order to encourage the anus to open up more, no texture will irritate this delicate body area causing it to tense up. The sensation of having Slinky more or less rapidly enter and leave the anus is more of a gentle message. So it looks tougher than it is actually is.

Detail of Ramsta’s Tip and Texture

This also accounts for the last two toys in this review. Despite being very different in basic shape – Ramsta beiong a dildo and Conka a plug – they share the same properties. Ramsta starts out with a perfectly cone-shaped, slightly elongated tip. From there on the shaft slightly increases in diameter till the base. Just below the tip a ring of six half-dome bumps with a diameter of 18.5mm and a height of 14mm goes around the shaft (all size for my size large). There are seven of these rings which are staggered so in the gap between two bumps there is a bump in the ring below. The gaps are filled with two 10mm x7mm bumps above each other. Since the diameter increases further down the shaft, the gaps between the bumps increase. To be honest, taking the first ring of bumps is a challenge. The individual bumps are quite steeps and the relatively large gaps between them are not really encouraging the sphincter to open up. So a good pre-stretch is necessary! But once inside, the bumps are so close together that they more feel like a bumpy surface than individual peaks. Yes, the sensation of having Ramsta vigorously drilled into your ass and quickly twisted is intense. But not nearly as intense as you might guessed/ feared from looking at the dildo. The sensation becomes more intense the further you go down the shaft because the gap between the bumps increases.

Conka’s Vac-U-Lock Hole as an Example for the Feature on all John Thomas Toys

With the Conka is about the same game. It looks intense but then actually surprised how gentle it was. The almost perfectly cone-shaped body is covered in staggered rows of four cone-shaped bumps. While at the tip there are two rows of small ones, over the following six rows the diameter only slightly increases so there are no gaps. The gaps between four last big bumps is filled with two small bumps. When I looked at the toy, I guessed it would be heavy to take. But the bumps are so evenly distributed without gaps, they feel and behave like a textured surface with. The sensation intensity between Conka and Ramsta is about the same as between Slinky and Beastli. The Conka gives a nice, intense massage when fucking or twisting inside the hole.

Conka with his Even Texture

Where to buy?

John Thomas Toys only sells their toys directly through their website. The models cost between £39.95 and £229.95 depending on the shape and size. When you want to purchase one of the models, I highly recommend searching for them on John Thomas Toys’ website to see if they have an exciting color for this particular toy in stock. Mine are all black but for the bunch I am going to get, I will most definitely be more adventurous colorwise.

Thor’s Hammer & Chorizo n‘ Eggs

Toy Properties

Form: Dildo
Material: Platinum Silicone.
Colors:
Natural Tan, Deep Brown and Black
Custom colors possible
Firmness: Soft to Medium, custom degrees possible
Lube: Water, Oil
Cleaning: Soaking in hot water with dish-soap than use sanitizer.
Safer Sex: Clean and sanitize it thoroughly
Storage: Store in a well-ventilated place not touching other toys to prevent damage.

Vendor: Mr Hankey’s

Construction

Both Thor’s Hammer and Chorizo n‘ Eggs are realistic toys, meaning they are modeled after a human penis.

The Mr Hankey’s Toys Chorizo n‘ Egg & Thor’s Hammer

Thor’s Hammer starts out with a steeply tapering, cut glans which has a diameter of 80mm. Missing the foreskin, the glans has a relatively steep drop below the glans rim. Just below the glans there is a narrow area of light bulges and grooves which resemble the scars of a circumcision.  At this area the shaft has a diameter of 74mm which then increases in size to 84mm above the balls. The 250mmm long shaft is textured with few yet thick veins and a big ventral groove. The base is shaped like two balls for a good grip when playing with Thor’s Hammer.

Like no man’s dick is the same, the Chorizo n‘ Eggs is a completely different game. The most noticeable difference is the foreskin over the glans through with the glans tip is peeking out. This leads to the glans being a bit dull. In addition is short and tapers shallower. There is a small drop below the glans. The shaft is almost textureless and in the first third reaches the maximum diameter and the lightly decreases in diameter before hitting the two big, bulgy balls which form the base. Unlike Thor’s Hammer which is a one-size toy, Chorizo n‘ Eggs comes in five sizes.

Size Diameter Glans Diameter Mid-Shaft Diameter Above Base Insertable Length Overall Length
Small 50mm 56mm 55mm 157mm 201mm
Medium 60mm 68mm 65mm 185mm 241mm
LG/ XL 70mm 79mm 75mm 216mm 280mm
XXL 80mm 90mm 85mm 243mm 305mm
XXXL 96mm 109mm 105mm 285mm 365mm

Detail of the Vac-u-Loch Holes

Material-wise both toys are similar. They are made out of platinum silicone, making the toys 100% body-safe, super-smooth and easy to clean. A little grain of salt is that silicone toys must not be used with silicone or hybrid lube. Both kinds of lube will disintegrate the surface. Water and oil based lube are safe to be used with silicone toys.

Detail of Thor’s Hammer’s Veine Texture

Silicone is a material that can be colored easily and which color does not fade over time. As standard colors Mr Hankey’s only offers their dildos in black, natural tan or deep brown. However, for $29.95 you can get custom coloring, like the two-tones I have gotten mine in. Firmness-wise you also get only two choice. First there is Medium which is a bit firmer, about the firmness of a rock-hard dick. If you are a texture junkie like me, you definitely want to go this way because it makes every ridge and vein very noticeable! 75% firmness is a bit softer. It turns the texture into tantalizing massage spots and thus is more recommended for the novice. Mr Hankey’s Toys does offer custom firmness if you want the toys smoother or firmer. For only $4.95 a Vac-U-Loc hole can be added to every toy. Originally designed to attach the toy to fuck machines, there are a number of nifty accessories out there for this kind of system: Handles, Strap-On harnesses, suction cups and double-dildo connectors. Because of this I highly recommend adding this inexpensive feature to your toy. There are just too many useful scenarios along the way to go cheap on this one – even if you don’t have the accessories. During play I stick my finger in the hole to control the toy more easily.

The Dullish Glans of Chorizo ’n Eggs

Playing with the Thor’s Hammer & Chorizo ‘n Eggs

I was inclined to say that Thor’s Hammer is a beginner’s toy – if it wasn’t for his size! The glans gradually open ups the sphincter for an easy initial insertion. The big glans drop however stimulates intensively both the anus and prostate when fucking vigorously all the way.

Through the gradual increase of shaft diameter, Thor’s Hammer does not challenge the hole diameter-wise. This is good because the texture is somewhat between a challenge and a delight for the experienced anal play. The veins both run lateral and perpendicular so regardless if you ride this dildo or have your top twist it in your hole, there will be an intense stimulation. Since there are so few but high-risen veins, you can feel each and every one of them. So despite the gradual increase, it is not a warm-up toy. The base actually surprised me a bit: I fear that the small diameter would make Thor’s Hammer hard to ride without a Vac-u-Lock suction cup. It turns out, in most solo play situations, the base does not break out easily. So it is a fun and convenient toy for solo play.

Thor’s Hammer’s Cone-Shaped Glans

While Thor’s Hammer is not for the faint of heart, Chorizo n’ Eggs is actually a good training toy – if you pick the right size for you. To be honest, the dull and short glans makes it a bit hard to initially take. Most of my (not so experienced) testees found a bit of pre-stretching with a plug useful. But since the maximum diameter sits in the upper third of the shaft, riding Chorizo n’ Eggs is good for training the sphincter to open up more easily. It is actually one of the few toys I would recommend to train an anus to open up for a fist. The dullish tip, cone-shaped glans and increasing and decreasing of diameter very loosely resembles how it feels to take a fit – of course in way shallower scale.

Chorizo ’n Egg’s Shaft with the max Diameter in the Upper Third of the Shaft

Compared to its length, Chorizo n’ Eggs is quite girthy, even above the base and despite the max diameter sitting way higher. Due to this, some of my testees found it the perfect toy to “sit on” without getting problems with their second sphincter – at least in the smaller size. Again, it is a good toy to train the sphincter to keep open. The shaft features little frills. This is good for a training toy which should be easy to take. But when playing with a partner, the toy quickly gets “boring”. So when you are looking for a toy to make your bottom squirm, I would recommend to look for a toy with a little more texture, like Mr Hankey’s Lampwick. But for solo play and especially training, the Chorizo n’ Eggs is great toy.

Where to buy?

Mr Hankey sells their toys directly through their website. This is the best way to get them when you want to customize them even further. They also run promotions on a regular basis so check their page regular to snatch a bargain. The Thor’s Hammer starts at $159.95 depending on how many extras you add, the Chorizo n’ Eggs starts at $124.95 and goes up all the way to $228.95 + extras.v

SquarePeg Slink Tickler & Slink Spike

Form: Dildo
Material: Platinum Silicone
Colors: Graphite and Bronze
Firmness: Soft
Lube: Water, Oil
Cleaning: Soaking in hot water with dish-soap than use sanitizer.
Safer Sex: Clean and sanitize it thoroughly
Storage: Store in a well-ventilated place not touching other toys to prevent damage.

Vendor: Regulation (EU) & Mr S (USA)

The Tickler and the Spike are the latest varieties of the ever growing Slink family from SquarePeg. First launched in 2011 as a “plain” depth toy, now there are four textured and two smooth versions out there. So let’s see if those two make their siblings proud.

The SquarePeg Slink Tickler & Slink Spike

Construction

The Tickler follows the basic shape as all Slinks: At the bottom there is an oval, 20% larger than maximum stretch base which fits well between the ass cheeks. Into the base’s rim is the toy’s name embossed. The base flows into a short tapered neck for long-term wearing or resting when getting fucked with the Slink. The neck quickly extends to the maximum stretch which unlike other Slinks is not round but oval measuring 64x51mm and sits perpendicular towards the base. Over the length of 420mm the body tappers in very long cone to a pointy yet rounded tip. The entire body is loosely covered with about 5mm high and 18mm wide round bumps. Looking at the overall length of almost 500mm, the Tickler is just a bit shorter and thinner than the MDL size original Slink.

Comparison of the Two Tips

The Spike has a different shape than all of his brothers. Out off the 430mm overall body length, the first third is cone-shaped and tapers from a 12mm diameter tip to an oval shape of 53x64mm. Over the rest of the length it only gradually increases in size to a maximum diameter of 64x72mm. Just below the middle of this section lies a 60mm wide cluster of bumps. The rim at the end of the shaft features an Acorn-like bulge, though it is thinner and just 2mm high. Due to this bulge, the base is a hybrid of the Acorn’s dullish transition from body to neck and the Slinks’ smooth tapering transition from neck to base.

Like all SquarePeg toys, both are made out of supersoft, high quality platinum silicone which is 100% body safe, super-smooth and bendy. Also it is easy to clean: After playing, wash the toy with warm soap water, dry it, sanitize it and it is ready for play again, making it ideal for safe use during orgies. Because the silicone oil in silicone and hybrid lubes disintegrates most likely even the toys platinum silicone, only use water and oil-based lubes with silicone toys like the Tickler or Spike.

Playing with the Slink Tickler & Slink Spike

Depth play is one of the most delicate forms of anal play. Once you leave the rectum the colon is covered in sensitive mucosa which when being exposed to tactile stimulation causes the body to tense up. Because of this the Slink has always been a toy for the more depth-savvy player because the “pointy” tip easily bends away when colon tenses up, making entry into deeper areas very difficult. The Spike addresses this issue a bit. While the first 50mm of the toy shares the extreme bendiness of his brothers it then is a bit stiffer and thus easier to navigate. Both the steepness of the tip and the body are great for gradually opening up the second sphincter. Yet still, the Spike is a toy for a bit depth-experienced player due to the body’s diameter.  The Tickler is thinner but the “sudden” added girth of the bumps can cause an untrained colon to tense up, making it difficult at times to progress deeper compared to other Slinks.

Detail of the Tickler’s Texture

BUT: For the depth experienced player, the Tickler has many things to offer. First, even considering the bendiness and length that makes all Slinks difficult to handle on your own, the Tickler is actually the first Slink I found useful for selfplay. The oval body shape gives a sense of direction when navigating depth. You can slowly twist, turn and stretch until the tip finds an angle to slip through. Due to the bump relatively close to the tip this can be an unexpected intense but rewarding sensation. The bump also adds rigidness so the tip does not bend as easily as other Slinks, making it an easier toy for opening up the transition from rectum to colon.

Second, the bumps do to the colon what the SquarePeg’s Pegger range does to the anus: The bumps will stimulate the sensitive colon in ways none of my testees have experience before! The added girth of the bumps makes the toy feel considerably wider than it actually is leading to a stretch sensation comparable to a way higher depth play experience level. To take this sensation further, slowly and carefully twist the toy. This will force the oval shape out of a comfortable and less stretching position into the direct opposite. Of course, twisting will also draw extreme attention to the bumps. Slowly twisting, the bumps massage or tickle the colon, depending on how sensitive you are. Increasing the speed drove most testees to a state somewhere between agony and ecstasy and lead them to tense up. Luckily, being made out of such a soft material and the bumps being very smooth, the chance of even a very “active” sub being injured is very low.

Detail of the Bump Cluster on the Spike

Like the Tickler, the Spike is more for the experienced play. The huge shaft is MASSIVE due to silicone’s weight. Being stiffer than other Slinks in theory it is a tad bit easier to handle. But the weight requires two hands to wield it. Doing that crouching and with lubey hands is a challenge; the toy itself does not stand up.

So better get a partner to insert the Spike into your rectum and colon. Spike’s unique shaped compared to the other models make it a perfect training tool for taking a hand deep. The wide shaft stretcher the colon and prepares it for the sensation of something big moving inside it. Furthermore, the relative stiffness while preserving much of the supersoft silicone’s bendiness helps straighten the colon out a bit. Not forcefully but nudging it in the right direction.

The bump cluster is a little bit of a double-edged sword: It is fun to stimulate the anus with it, especially when twisting and turning. Due to the body’s oval shape, this movement will also train the second sphincter to open up more easily. Depending on the bottom’s anatomy, the bumps can also stimulate the second sphincter and this is a huge challenge for most bottoms! Yes, the bumps are well rounded and look shallow. But on these sensitive body areas the stimulation can quickly become too intense. Some depth-savvy testees theoretically could have taken the Spike deeper but the stimulation was too intense. In the end, it is an acquired taste that can be trained over time.

Comparison of the two Necks and Bases

Compared to the bumps, the bulge at the end of the shaft is almost negligible. When the anus is exposed to this stimulation, there are much stronger stimulations felt down the colon so the little edge is not noticed. However, this added kink helps the Spike stay inside when taken completely. A “standard” Slink neck-body transition would be too gentle to keep the heavy Spike locked inside.

Where to buy?

When you order from Europe, you can get the Slink Tickler for £149 or the Slink Spike for £229 at Regulation. In the USA, Mr S sells the Spike for $229.95; the Tickler is not available at their website yet.

Crackstuffers Sven & Hunter

Toy Properties

Form: Realistic Dildo
Material: Platinum Silicone
Colors: Blue
Firmness: Medium
Lube: Water, Oil
Cleaning: Soaking in hot water with dish-soap than use sanitizer.
Safer Sex: Clean and sanitize it thoroughly
Storage: Store in a well-ventilated place not touching other toys to prevent damage.

Vendor: Meo

Crackstuffers is one of the oldest still operating brands in anal toys. Because of that their product history is a bit of an indicator of trends in the kink & anal play world. They started out making mostly toys with geometric shapes out of rubber. Then some seven years ago they switched to vinyl and over time introduced some – now discontinued – fantasyish toys. So it is only somewhat logically they started switchting to increasingly popular silicone as material and realistic dildos. As usual when a major industry player introduces something dramatically new my inbox explodes. So I am very happy and glad that thanks to Meo I am able to review one of the first ever made silicone toys from Crackstuffers. I received the toys in June so they are probably from the first batch so they have some teething troubles. Naturally I got in touch with Crackstuffers and they ensured me to fix these issues so I am positive they are gone by now. Still, look out for the when you spend serious money on these toys.

The Crackstuffers Hunter & Sven

Construction

Both toys are easily identified as Crackstuffers dildos. Like all toys from this manufacturer they come in a solid, nice medium blue. And only in this color! Also, they only come in one firmness which is about Shore A5 so a nice squishy medium firmness. Being made out of platinum silicone there is almost no chance of discoloration. Naturally, you should not store them together with other (Crackstuffers) toys made out of vinyl or rubber because the plasticizers leaving those toys will destroy silicone toys! The same accounts for silicone lube because the silicone oil in it will attack the surface. I have to stress this fact because my toys came with the iconic round Crackstuffers sticker for PVC toys which advised only to use water-based and silicone lube with the toys. NEVER use silicone lube with silicone toys; ONLY use water- or oil-based lubes! This is a little trade-off for the benefits of platinum silicone: 100% body safe and easy to clean and sanatize with warm dish soap water – at least when it is processed properly.

Details of the Cracked Surface of Sven and his Subtle Vein Texture

This brings me to the second early adopter problem: Bad manufacturing on my Hunter. Like all silicone toy makers I know Crackstuffers uses two component room temperature vulcanizing silicone. Without diving to deeply into technicalities the two components need to be mixed thoroughly in order to form the smooth, even surface you know from silicone toys. On the batch for my Hunter, the mixing was not done properly. The surface shows little cracks all over and is sticky (indication for open bonds). You can fix this a bit by washing the dildo using warm soap water and a soft brush and let it dry in the sun for days but a bit of the stickiness and the cracked surface will stay. This does affect the quality of the play but makes cleaning more difficult. I am pretty sure that this was a one-time mistake but it affects all toys made out of this batch of silicone. So when out shopping look for small cracks on the surface since silicone is always sticky a bit.

A manufacturing problem which will probably stay with Sven and Hunter until the molds are replaced is the visible injection point right in the middle of the glans. There are good technical reasons to place it there but at looking at the price of the toys, it should be cleared away properly. On one of the silicone toys I have reviewed on this website you could see the injection point so Crackstuffers definitively needs to step up their game here!

Detail of the Crackstuffers Logo on the Bottom

As for the rest, the construction of both toys is very good. They have huge sculptured balls as a solid base either for riding or for providing a good grip even with lubey hands when manually fucking your bottom. As an added bonus they have a vac-u-lock hole in the bottom of the base. So you can attach your fav vac-u-lock toys or mount them on a fuck machine – if the machine can handle it. Because like all silicone toys, these handsome fuckers are relatively heavy compare to their size! A nice touch is the Crackstuffers logo at the back of the base. It is the most detailed sculptured graphic on a silicone toy I have ever seen so props for that!

Overall Length Insertable Length Diameter Head Diameter Below Head Diameter Above Base
Sven 440mm 360mm 61mm 53mm 64mm
Hunter 327mm 253mm 78mm 74mm 84mm

Detail of Hunter’s Glans

Playing with the Sven & Hunter

I chose these two toys because they are used for very different forms of play. Hunter is a toy for the experienced, rougher player. For the dulish glans to penetrate the sphincter smoothly it should be properly prestretched – unless you enjoy the sensation of your anus being forced open. Once the dull tip is in the glans tapers nicely. The glans rim and drop below it is almost as thick as on the SP Acorn. It is even deeper on the left and right edge. With a little bit of training you can target the prostate with it. But even when just riding the glans rim the sudden drop is an awesome anus stimulation.

Detail of Hunter’s Vein Texture

Stimulation and texture is also the main topic on the shaft. It is slightly oval and has all the features of a texture junky’s dream: A thick ventral groove and deep veins. These veins run both vertically and horizontally over the shaft. So regardless if you ride the toy or a top twists it inside your hole, you feel them. One very acrobatic testee of mine developed a circumduction of his hips when riding the toy to make most use of all the texture. Especially in this case the solid base came into play because even when vigorously bearing down on the toy, it had a firm stand!

While Hunter is made for wild, animalistic play, Sven is for a completely different story. The glans is rounder and while looking at the numbers the glans drop should be more significant, it is well smoother. You can tell that this toy is made for slowly opening of a sphincter – both the first and the second. The relatively thin shaft makes in combination with the sweetspot-firm material between bendiness and rigidness it a good toy for depth play, at least when you are already depth experienced. The head is still relatively large to easily pop through the second sphincter. And if it initially pops through, the double- bulge around the glans rim in combination with albeit soft rim drop will make your eyes pop!

Detail of the Solid Base and Vac-U-LOck Hole

Being a realistic dildo, the shaft is textured with veins and has a ventral groove. Both features are really shallow and almost unnoticeable to the anus. It is when you penetrate the second sphincter and slowly twist the dildo, the very sensitive nerve endings inside the colon takes up the sublet texture. The general direction of the texture is along the shaft so when nudging deeper it almost does not stimulate and thus reduces tensing up.

Being soft and long, Sven does not stand up on its own. But once inside the hole, the big base provides a solid stand. So you can focus an navigating the shaft inside your rectum and colon while it sits still on a fixed point.

Detail of the Visible Injection Point

Where to buy?

You can order all Crackstuffers silicone toys at Meo. The Hunter costs 229€ while the Sven retails for 219€.

Weredog Gage

There Weredog Gage XL in Signature Color

Vendor: Regulation

When Weredog entered the anthropomorphic dildo scene roughly two years ago, I immediately got dozens of questions about their material and manufacturing quality. Because of that, I am glad that thanks to Regulation I am able to be reviewing one of their most requested toys in this series.

Update May 7th 2021: When I published this review about ¾ of a year ago, I was kind of torn what to think about this toy: I like the shape and design but the soft firmness ruined it for me. Now I have gotten a signature colored XL Gage in firm which addresses this issue. So I am revisiting and updating this review.

Construction

The Gage starts with a dulish, almost human like glans. Around the rim there is a thick and wide ridge, almost like on the SquarePeg Acorn. The shaft below has an overall oval shaped and is two-parted. On the upper, slightly barrel-shaped two-thirds texture it king. On front there is a cluster of four three-parted scales while on the back a network of on big horizontal and two smaller vertical veins add a little stimulation. The shaft’s lower third is an enormous smooth knot. At the bottom the knot’s two semi-spheres taper towards a tiny neck which again flows into wide and sturdy base.

Left a Weredog Gage in Medium Firmness tipping over, right one on Firm standing up

If you choose the toy in any firmness but firm, the size of the neck becomes a problem since it is too thin to support the massive shaft. I have several toys that cannot stand upright on its own (for example Bad Dragon’s Elden) but a soft or medium firmness Gage is an extreme case! The neck is so thin and bendy that riding the toy is a challenge! My testees and I had to focus on “controlling” the shaft when riding that it took away part of enjoying the texture. Luckily my firm Gage fixed this issue. It stands upright on its own and doesn’t break out when riding it. At Shore 00-45 the firm version is about as firm as a Bad Dragon medium so the texture is not too scruffy. But of course the knotting in firm is hefty. The base is lightly textured with small ridges and mimics the look of a huge ball sack giving the toy a secure stand.

Note: I am doing this review based on the XL which I measured. All other numbers in this table are based on a quotient between my toy’s length and the length on the website, assuming that the sizes scale proportionately.

Size Overall Length Insertable Length Glans Rim Mid Shaft Above Knot Knot Neck
S 170mm 147mm 32x29mm 50x36mm 40x27mm 42x48mm 31x28mm
M 213mm 180mm 41x36mm 62x45mm 50x34mm 53x60mm 39x36mm
L 271mm 231mm 52x46mm 79x57mm 64x44mm 68x77mm 50x45mm
XL 330mm 285mm 63x56mm 96x69mm 78x53mm 82x93mm 61x55mm

Detail of Gage’s Voluminous Knot

The Gage like all Weredog toys is made out of pure platinum silicone. This has a couple of advantages: Being super-smooth it is not only easy to insert but bacteria have a hard time lingering on it. Furthermore it is easy to clean: Just use soap water, give it a good brush to get the lube off, let the toy dry, spray some sanitizer on it and you are got to go. Though two words of warning: Only use water- or oil-based lubes on silicone toys. The silicone oil in silicone lube will disintegrate the silicone and destroy the toy over the long run. Also, silicone does not play well with other plasticizers. So store it separately. Luckily, the toy comes with a nifty black storage cotton bag that offers some level of protection. Weredog uses a silicone with a velvet-like surface. The makes the silicone slightly sticky to lube does stay in place more easily. The disadvantage is that it easily attracts dust. For the pictures in this review is washed the Gage and dried it with a high end microfiber cloth. In the process of taking the pictures, I could watch the toy getting more and more dusty…

Detail of Gage’s Scales

All Weredog toys at used to come Regulation come in “Jet” colour which is an interesting shade of black, almost a very dark anthracite and medium firmness. Now they come in the signature color which means for Gage a blue tip that fades and dribbles to black while the base is snow white. It is an interesting look that especially comes to live under UV or blue playroom lighting. Firmness wise they are split: They have a firm base (Shore 00-45) and a medium (Shore 00-41) body which mean Weredog leans to the softer end of the firmness spectrum. To give you a comparison example with a popular and widely used toy: The knot has roughly the same diameter of a large SquarePeg Acorn. In SuperSoft the Acorn feels firmer than Gage’s medium firmness knot.

Playing with Gage

Detail of the Glans with the Thick Glans Rim Bulge

The clever and complex design of Gage make it a treat for everybody interested in high intensity anal play. To be honest, it is a toy more for the experienced player because the dull tip takes some pre-stretched and already loose sphincter to let Gage in. But once the glans penetrates the anus, the FFun begin.

The first highlight is the bulge around the glans rim. It is very voluminous and thick so it is perfect for triggering the stretch sensation of the many nerve endings inside the anus. With a bit of training and taking the glans reverse you can even target the prostate.

Though the real means for prostate stimulation (and in one [locked] case of testee panel member prostate milking…) on Gage are the scales. Their relatively steep ridges are not as intense as they might look at a first glance due to the material being quite soft. The flow of rise and drop when riding the shaft creates an intense massage sensation both at the anus and the prostate. Two testeee panel members created a “sport” to find the right amount of lube and speed to get to a friction sweet spot. Riding the barrel-shaped upper two-thirds of the shaft stretches and makes the hole nicely loose.

Detail of the Thick Veins

This looseness is absolutely necessary because the knot sits perfectly perpendicular towards the rest of the shaft. Yes, the two semi-spheres of it are somewhat guiding the sphincter to open up. But still, the massive size, the stretch being perpendicular towards the anus’ ergonomics and the steep slopes will be a challenge, taking the hole’s stretch to the max. And once the knot pops in, it locks in place due to the thin neck. Adding to this effect are the knot’s shallower slopes at the bottom that intensify the stretch when taking it out. All things considered, taking Gage’s knot is one of the more intense, probably also extreme experience in toy play. But also very rewarding and literally fulfilling. The knot’s pressure on the prostate was intense enough to make one testeee have an anal orgasm. Though one word of caution when playing with the XL: When knotting it, you should be depth-savy a bit because depending on your body taking the entire toy will in most cases cause the glans to knock on your second hole.

Like most complex anal toys, a different level of fun is reached when playing with a top who manually controls Gage. Through the oval profile, once he starts twisting the toy, a new level of stretch is reached and the textures become more even intense!

Detail of the Thick Base & Too Thin Neck

When playing on your own, the Gage is a bit of a diva that needs special handling. The neck between the huge and heavy body and the large base is quite thin so the toy tips over in soft and medium firmness. So for the initial popping in, hold the shaft, push the glans through your anus and let the fun begin. Once inside, you can still vigorously ride the dildo but with soft and medium firmness ones it takes some practice to control the flopping around neck and thus tumbling shaft! The base is large and thick enough to keep the toy from moving.

So all things considered, Gage even in the small size is probably not the right toy to start your anal adventures out with. But if your hole is a little bit pre-stretched already or you can even easily take a fist, it is a perfect toy to reach new stimulation heights through texture and stretch.

Where to buy?

You can get the Gage at Regulation for prices between £70 and £155, depending on the size. They all come in Jet black and medium firmness. But you can contact the Regulation customer service for custom orders.

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