24/7 Anal Stretching Ring

Last month I got a surprise package in the post from my German friends over at Meo.de, containing none other than one of their very own anal-stretching rings. As it happens this is a product that I’ve been aware of for quite a while, so I was especially pleased to discover that I now had one of my own to try out.

The Anal Stretching Ring from Meo is at its heart a rather stylish-looking butt plug, but what sets it apart and makes it that little bit special is that it has a hollow channel running all the way down the centre of it. In this regard it’s actually very similar to the Perfect Fit Tunnel Plug that I reviewed back in 2013, with the main difference being that this is made from a high grade aluminium alloy rather than TPR. Because of the similarities it’s quite useful to drawn comparisons between the two for the purposes of this review. 
The 24/7 Anal Stretching Ring comes available in a total of six different sizes, aimed at every level of experience. I was sent the “small” which actually has a 6 1/4″ circumference, so you can fully imagine just how much bigger things get by the time you’re up to XXL. It really is only small in the relative sense, and not a beginner toy by any means. Size wise it is actually almost identical to the Tunnel Plug, which is both convenient for me and this review, and for anyone considering making a direct trade up from a TPR toy to a metal one. In terms of its other dimensions it has a total insertable length of  2 3/4″, split between a generous 1 1/4″ long neck and a 1 1/2″ long bulb, and it has a 4 1/2″ circumference around the neck itself.
The general shape of the plug is a bit like a funny little doorknob. The actual bulb is almost entirely spherical, save for the flattened tip which is absent due to the hollow passage running through it. The shape is certainly something to bear in mind as the lack of taper will have an impact on how easy it is to insert. Aesthetically it’s a very attractive toy, and it mirrors the roundness of the bulb with a completely circular flared base. 
The plug is machined from one solid piece of high-grade aluminium, and it’s manufactured to a very high standard. The curves are all perfect, the edges are safe and rounded, and the surfaces all feel beautifully smooth. It really is a great quality piece, and because it’s metal it has that reassuring weightiness to it. The finish to the plug is some sort of black coating applied to the metal which gives it a very sleek appearance, and elevates it from that dull grey which is typical of aluminium. 
When it comes to using the plug I’m going to suggest that most people are going to want to go for a warm-up toy first, and this is strictly down to its shape. The thing about round toys in general is that they have no taper, so there’s nothing to gently dilate the sphincter as you insert it, and the result is quite a rapid expansion of the muscle instead. This almost goes double for a round toy which is completely blunt in the section where what would be its tip is missing. As always I did endeavour to see if it was possible to insert without a warm-up, and indeed it is. With a toy of this size, and my level of experience, I was able to get it in on the first occasion without too much fuss, but I really wouldn’t be that confident if I was going one size up, so my advice still stands. What was interesting to me though is that I found the Stretching Ring far easier to insert under these conditions than the Tunnel Plug. One might be tempted to think that the soft flexible toy would be the easier and more comfortable one to use, but actually the rigidity of the Stretching Ring does far more to aid insertion by holding its shape as it pushes through the muscle. 
 
Once you’ve got over that initial hurdle of starting the insertion it goes in very comfortably, just as with any other plug, and soon as you pass the mid point of the bulb the remainder seems almost to be sucked into the body. The big advantage of a metal plug here is that you can use a silicone lube with it, and nothing rivals the slickness of a thick silicone anal lube on a smooth metal toy. Inside the body the plug does feel extremely comfortable to wear, and immediately you can feel that extra weight that comes with a metal toy, yet it still feels very secure. The stubby design places the bulk of the toy just beyond the anus, and not deeper inside the rectum, so you feel the full extent of it nestled right up against the prostate, and the girth does give a reasonable sensation of fullness, though the size queen in me craved a little more. The neck of the plug is long enough that it leaves plenty of room for the sphincter to rest against, so it’s not sitting on the underside of the bulb and generating that sensation that it may slip loose at any second. The girth of the neck is also such that it allows the muscle to relax again a little after stretching over the bulb, but it still holds it open enough to give a nice sensation and aid with removal again afterwards.
If you’re considering wearing the plug long term then the base of it is pretty unobtrusive. It fits comfortably between the cheeks without digging into the flesh, it can’t be seen under clothing, and all importantly you can sit down on it. 
The key feature of the Stretching Ring is the hollow down the middle, and yet I still haven’t entirely figured out the purpose of yet, but that might just be because I haven’t been exposed to much of the kink world yet. I’m sure it has plenty of uses for people in the know, so I’ll just leave it at that. The flip-side to this though is that it can be a liability. If you’re wearing something that holds you open like this then you want to make certain you’re completely empty and clean at the time, lest you ruin your favourite pair of underwear. Luckily Meo do have a solution for even this, in the form of a little rubber stopper for the hole which is sold separately.  
Overall I have to say that I really do like this plug. It’s a great stubby little shape, its really well made, and you get those wonderful sensations of weight and temperature variation which come only with metal. Compared to the Tunnel Plug this has to be the one I prefer by far; while the other felt more like a bit of a novelty the Stretching ring is a serious piece of equipment, and not only that but it’s easier to use. I can’t claim to fully understand the purpose of the passage, but psychologically it is interesting to think about the notion of not so much being plugged up, but rather being constantly stretched wide open.
I’d be very happy to recommend the 24/7 Anal Stretching Ring, and many thanks to Meo.de for sending it over. You can grab it from them right now.

ElectraStim Intruder butt plug

Last month I had the opportunity to review my first ever solid metal electrosex butt plug, courtesy of my new friends at E-Stim, and now this month my old friends over at ElectraStim have provided me with one of their metal plugs so I can do a little comparison. As it happens both plugs are rather conveniently almost identical in size, which should make for nice straight forward assessment of their other attributes, and in all other respects the two designs couldn’t be more different.
 
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E-Stim Torpedo

It’s time for my second E-Stim review, right on the back of their ETO Award win this month, and today I’m looking at the Torpedo metal butt plug. I was quite excited when E-Stim agreed to send this one over to me as I’ve been keen to try out a metal attachment for a while, ever since I made my first foray into the world of electro-play last year with a lovely silicone toy from another brand. Metal is actually a sex toy material I’m rather fond of in general – you need only read my review of the nJoy Pure Plug 2.0 to be convinced of that – so to my mind coupling it with my appreciation for electro-play can only be a recipe for good things.

Head below to catch the full review.

The Torpedo is one of 12 different solid-metal premium electrodes that E-Stim offers, all in a variety of different shapes and sizes to appeal to every taste. It comes available in a choice of ‘small’ or ‘large’ and as you might have guessed I opted for the bigger model.
The Torpedo is not a beginner’s toy by any stretch of the imagination. It measures 6 1/4″ in circumference with 4″ of insertable length, so you’re going to need a significant degree of experience with anal play before evening thinking of tackling it.
Much like its name the design of the Torpedo has the feel of a piece of military ordnance, looking rather like a scaled down version of the “Little Man” bomb from the 1940s, rather than anything intended to be shot out of a submarine. It’s constructed from 4 key parts – the main bulb, the neck, the base, and a central connecting bolt – with all but the neck being made from solid aluminium, giving it a hefty weight of 555g. The standard finish for the plug is brushed metal which gives it a rather appealing industrial feel to it I find. It’s not overly fancy and looks how I imagine an electrode should, though a polished version is also available on request if you’re interested in something a little more pretty.
Functionally the Torpedo is designed as a bi-polar electrode, with the two points of charge coming from the bulb of the plug and the base, while the black plastic neck acts as an insulator between them to ensure the current flows through the body. This allows the Torpedo to be used alone, unlike with the MicroSound which required another accessory to be in place to complete the circuit.
When it comes to using the Torpedo it’s advisable to opt for a warm-up toy first, in part due to the sheer girth of it, but also because the rounded tip is quite blunt and has very little taper to it. This isn’t a strict requirement though as it is possible to insert the plug by itself if you have the patience and experience for it, because this is the sort of thing I take the time to test out. Once you’re ready to accommodate the thickness of the plug it slips inside very comfortably, with the brushed metal surface feeling almost soft against skin. Inside the body the Torpedo feels wonderfully filling as it pushes up against the prostate, and you get a subtle cool feeling too as the conductive metal begins to suck the heat from the surrounding tissue. This is one of the things I love to play around with when it comes to metal toys, changing the temperature of them before insertion just to add a little extra sensation. The other thing that you’ll notice straight away is the weight bearing down on your sphincter. The plug feels completely secure and there’s no risk of it slipping out, but there’s a pleasant awareness off all this mass there, enough to warrant a few muscle contractions almost as though you’re doing a muscle-toning workout with your anus. What’s nice is that just as a starting point of being a buttplug it’s a really great toy, and it feels lovely to just walk around wearing it and feeling its presence. Even the base nestles happily between the buttocks despite looking rather large.
The fun really starts once you connect the Torpedo to the EBox Series 1 power unit. On the lowest setting you immediately get this slight tickling sensation all around the plug inside you, which gave me cause to squirm a little and give out a girlish giggle. As you increase it it changes to that more vibration-like sensation, but it also gives off that fascinating feeling of energy flowing through you and the surrounding area lighting up. More power brought with it a spontaneous erection and the sense that the electricity was flowing through the prostate and further afield. Although its almost impossible to properly put into words these sensations, it was noticeably a different sensation from what I had with the silicone toy I’d used in the past. That delivered a much more intense prostate sensation specifically, but with the Torpedo it was like all my erogenous zones were being super charged as I turned the dial all the way up to the max. This fact was evident when I finally gave in to the urge to masturbate and was rewarded by an especially strong orgasm, boosted by the flow of power. There are a lot of different modes you can try out with the Torpedo, which I covered last week when I was discussing the EBox in my MicroSound review, but I found that I was most compelled to stick with the continuous one. Something that did interest me about the Torpedo, is that despite its design, almost all the sensation seems to be felt inside the body, with very little around the base, and the sphincter doesn’t spasm in response to the electricity either, though manually contracting it and pulling the plug into a slightly different position can alter the exact sensation.
One thing that’s worth pointing out about the Torpedo is when it comes to cleaning it, it can actually be disassembled. It’s as simple as unscrewing it and separating it into its four parts, and this is really handy because lube can get into the gap between the metal and plastic, and when it comes to anal toys it’s nice to know that every cranny its getting washed properly.
I have to say I’m a huge fan of the Torpedo, and one of these metal toys was definitely worth waiting for. I love the thing just as a plug; it’s well made, a great shape, a great size, a great weight, but when you hook it up to E-Stim’s powerpack that’s when it gets really special. It delivers good strong electrical current and the sensations are incredible. It’s fun just to play with by itself, or to couple with the use of a Fleshjack or other sex toy where you want to supercharge the experience. I honestly couldn’t fault this toy and would recommend that anyone give it a try, or at least try one from the range in a suitable size for them.
Thanks to Mick from E-Stim for sending this to me to review, and you can buy the Torpedo straight from their website.

Straight to the Point penis plug stretcher

This week I’m going to be delving back into the world of urethral sounding thanks to Uberkinky and a new one of their penis plugs they’ve sent to me. It’s been a little while since I’ve tried a toy of this type, but when I saw the Straight to the Point penis plug stretcher I was quite intrigued by the general design of it and I thought it would be fun to try out.
Head below to catch the review!

The “Straight to the Point” plug – also known whimsically on the packaging as the “Tapered Elephant Dart” – is a little unusual in the world of urethral sounding in that it’s not a uniform thickness throughout its length. In fact it’s more akin to the Oxballs sounds that I reviewed a few years ago in terms of its general design. As the name might suggest it’s designed to be used as a urethral stretcher, starting small at one end and gradually tapering up to a 10mm diameter at the other, allowing the user to slowly expand the size of their urinary meatus. At 4 1/2″ in insertable length it’s more sound than it is plug, but with its functionality it serves as something of a mid-point between the two toy distinctions.
The sound is made from a single piece of stainless steel and polished to a high sheen. As one would hope from a toy of this type it’s manufactured to a very high standard, and the surface of the piece is completely smooth and free from any lumps, bumps, scratches, or indeed anything else that might risk irritating the urethra.
Left: angular tip. Right: fully rounded tip
The shape of the sound reminds me of a longer thinner version of the Metal Worx Teazer butt plug, with its rounded tip, tapered body, and then the way it narrows in again at the top before finishing with a spherical adornment on the end. One thing I did notice when I first examined it was that the tip isn’t quite as round as it actually seems at first, and there’s a slight angle where the rounded part of the tip meets the straight edges of the shaft. I’ve illustrated this to make the point more easily. This is something that I’d consider less than ideal because wherever you have a pointed part of an object it’s going to create greater pressure on whatever it’s pressing against. 
In use the sound is generally quite a pleasant experience. The narrow tip passes easily into the urethral opening and down through the spongy head until it meets the firmer shaft. Beyond this point I did find the need to progress fairly slowly with the sound however, due to the aforementioned incomplete roundness of the tip. The angular parts of the tip caused some slight discomfort as they scraped along the interior of the urethra, and this did mar the experience somewhat. Back up at the tip of the penis and the steadily widening shaft of the sound was passing quite easily inside, and eventually the whole thing disappeared down there. Personally I didn’t feel that there was much of a stretch happening, despite this being thickest metal sound I have, and nor would I consider my urethral opening to be anything other than average in size, but obviously individual experiences will vary. One thing I really liked about the sound though is that once it’s fully inserted it actually stays in place. The thick part of the shaft helps to anchor it within the head while the thinner neck and ball-tip protrude, preventing it from automatically emerging again as soon as you let go, which is my experience with all other sounds.
To draw a comparison with the Oxballs sounds which I mentioned earlier, I actually prefer this one. The Oxballs have the advantage of the soft, flexible, rounded tips, but despite this one being so rigid it’s the shiny metal surface which helps the toy to glide in more easily. The stepped one of the Oxballs sounds is 12mm at its widest point, but I never managed to insert it that far, because instead of acting as a useful stretching tool it would merely get stuck at the urethral opening and tug at it.
On the whole I do like the Straight to the Point penis plug stretcher, but the thing that makes me hesitant to recommend it outright is the issue with the tip. It’s a really niggly little flaw that detracts from the product, and you have to bear it in mind. You can still potentially get a lot of use and enjoyment out of the product, you just have to be prepared to insert it slowly and contend with a little discomfort.
Thanks to UberKinky for sending the product to me, and you can buy it from them right now.

Metal Worx Luv Plug

This week it’s time for my second review for the folks over at ThatPosition, who generously sent me the Metal Worx Luv Plug along with the Lelo Bob which I reviewed at the start of the month. The two products are similar in that they’re both small, manual, prostate massagers, so it should be interesting to compare and contrast.
I’m quite a fan of the Metal Worx toys, and am steadily building up quite the collection, with this being number 4 now, so I have high expectations for it.

I always find myself starting a review for a Metal Worx toy by talking about the packaging, which ordinarily would be something left to a footnote, but it is a little bit special. The Luv Plug comes in a heavy duty case, the style of which you might expect to see a professional photographer storing expensive lenses inside. The corners are all constructed from a lightweight metal, while the side panels are made from a textured black plastic which resembles carbon fibre. The lid is hinged on the back and has a firm clasp on the front. Inside the case is foam padding, with a groove cut out into which the plug snugly fits. Not only does the case help give the Luv Plug the appearance of being precious and expensive, but it’s also a great place to securely store it when not in use. The only downside is that the case is a little bulky if you’re short on space, measuring 7 1/2″ x 3 1/8″ x 3 1/8″.
Despite its name, the Luv Plug, the toy should really be considered more of a prostate massager than a butt plug, though clearly there’s no reason why it shouldn’t be used as both. The design is immediately recognisable if you’re familiar with the njoy Pfun, as the two do bear some unquestionable similarities. The shaft of the toy has two main bulged sections which curve upwards, reminding me of the sight of someone doing abdominal crunches. At the end of the shaft is a small handle which takes the form of a slightly-squashed ellipsoid loop, allowing a finger or two to be slipped through it during use, similar to with my njoy Pure Plug 2.0. Uniquely for this Metal Worx product the back of the handle is adorned with a slight embellishment, in the form of a plastic faux-diamond which is embedded into it. As far as I’m concerned it doesn’t really add anything to the overall appearance, and I might go so far as using the word “tacky” in reference to how it looks, but its presence there certainly isn’t going to make or break the toy. The Luv Plug is made from polished steel to a generally high standard, and the surface is completely smooth. Unfortunately if you look closely there are a couple of minor blemishes and imperfections on the piece, but they’re not significant enough to be felt, are so are only bothersome in relation to how much of a perfectionist one is. The toy has a total length of 4 1/2″, with 3 1/2″ of that being insertable, and a 3 3/4″ circumference, making it a relatively small toy. The one area where the Luv Plug does feel big though is in terms of weight; given the high density of metal it’s one of the heavier toys in my collection.
When it comes to using the Luv Plug its much less of a beginner’s toy than the Lelo Bob  and this is down to a couple of factors: firstly the head of the plug is that much larger than on the Bob and it has a rapid taper, and secondly metal is a hard and unforgiving material, so you’re really going to feel its presence without any cushioning for the sphincter. For those reasons I’d say it’s a step or two up from the Bob  though a very patient novice could probably still manage it if they were determined enough. Provided you’re sufficiently prepared and relaxed the smooth surface of the Luv Plug allows it to glide comfortably inside the body, and the advantage of metal here is that you can pick any type of lube you like; I always opt for silicone with a metal toy because of how slick and long-lasting it is. As the toy goes in you feel a couple of bumps, or “pops”, as the sphincter passes over each bulge, and this can be a pleasant sensation, then it finally comes to rest with the handle sitting securely against the outside of the body and preventing accidental over-insertion.
As with the Bob the intended way to use the Luv Plug is to grip the handle by slipping a finger or two through the loop, and by slowly making short rhythmic thrusts back and forth. The obvious difference here is with the complete rigidity of the material, compared to that flexibility that the Bob has just above the handle. Before I’d tried either toy I was convinced that I was going to prefer the metal, because of the ability to really angle the toy into the prostate and apply a firm pressure, but it turns out not to be the case at all. No matter how I use the Luv Plug, somehow it always seems to miss my prostate, and I actually find it disappointingly unstimulating. Whether I thrust normally with it, or if I really go prodding around in search of the prostate, nothing seems to deliver a satisfying result. Something about the length or shape of it just has it skirting around the very target that it’s designed to hit, whereas the Bob  with its flex, has this natural ability to move itself into the right position. I have to say it was quite an odd experience for me, and it goes to show that even after all this time of reviewing toys you can’t always accurately predict how something’s going to work for you until you’ve tried it. Setting aside its failures on the prostate front, one thing I did like about the design of the Luv Plug was how those distinct bulges felt when you pop them in and out of the sphincter, so that should appeal to anyone who enjoys textured anal play. The other thing you can do with the Luv Plug is just to wear it like a butt plug, but it’s not best suited to that; the handle makes it awkward to sit on, the weight and shape makes it prone to slippage, and there’s no significant stimulation to be gained from doing this either.
One of the best features of the Luv Plug is how well metal conducts heat, which naturally makes it perfect for temperature play. In this regard it is many times better than glass, which is another popular material for this. Just picking the toy up at room temperature will give the impression that it’s already cold, which is fantastic if you’re into low temperatures as it reduces the need to wait while it chills in the fridge. If cold isn’t your thing then simply holding the plug in your hands for a few seconds will be enough to bring it up to a more comfortable temperature. Personally I love the feeling of a cold toy as it slides into the body, and find the sensations nothing short of amazing. The only downside is that the cold feeling doesn’t last long, as the metal quickly sucks the heat out of the body and becomes quite hot to the touch. To deal with this it’s handy to have a bucket of ice water nearby, as a quick dunk in there will have the toy back down to frigid temperatures in no time. Similarly if you like your temperature play at the other end of the spectrum, a dip in a basin of hot water will also do the trick.
The Luv Plug is very easy to clean as metal is a highly durable and non-porous material which is able to be sterilised. You can wash it with antibacterial soap and hot water, wipe it down with a 10% bleach solution, or boil it in water for a couple of minutes. Just be sure to dry it thoroughly when you’re done, as the packaging only specifies that it’s steel, and not stainless steel, so there is the potential for rusting if you’re not careful. One other thing is that metal does show up fingerprints, so depending on how fussy you are you may find yourself polishing your Luv Plug before putting it away.
I’m going to be brief in my conclusion today and simply say that you should buy the Lelo Bob instead. It was interesting for me to have two seemingly-similar, yet vastly different toys to compare, and there was a clear cut winner. The Lelo Bob feels better in every regard, and is also more affordable, so there is no doubt in my mind which I would recommend. The Luv Plug is well made, has a nice case, and is good for temperature play, but it misses its primary mandate and therefore defeats the whole purpose of itself. 
The Metal Worx Luv Plug is available from ThatPosition

Metal Worx Mr Smooth

I entered a competition recently to win £50 from Innocent Sex Toys, and when I was lucky enough to indeed win I decided to spend it on the Mr Smooth dildo from Pipedream’s Metal Worx range.
The Mr Smooth is my third Metal Worx toy after the Teazer and Curve. I enjoyed those two so much that I was really keen to try out the shape of the Mr Smooth as well, especially given how attractive it looks. Check out the review after the jump!

You can’t review a Metal Worx toy without talking about the packaging. The Mr Smooth comes in a heavy duty case, the style of which you might expect to find expensive camera equipment inside. The corners are all constructed from a lightweight metal, while the side panels are made from a textured black plastic which resembles carbon fibre. The lid is hinged on the back and has a firm clasp on the front. Inside the case is foam padding, with a groove cut out into which the dildo snugly fits. Not only does the case help give the Mr Smooth the appearance of being precious and expensive, but it’s also a great place to securely store it when not in use. The only downside is that the case is a little bulky if you’re short on space, measuring 7 1/2″ x 3 1/8″ x 3 1/8″. My particular case came with an unfortunate dent in one of the edges, but so far it’s the only one to display any damage, so I will assume that it’s not common.
The Mr Smooth is more of a dildo than it is a butt plug, but it’s a fairly unusual design for a dildo. It really is quite an exquisite product to behold, and with its sleek appearance it doesn’t even look like a sex toy. Depending on how you hold the dildo it bears resemblance to several things; horizontally it’s like a long slender fish, vertically it’s like a bowling pin, and from some angles it even looks like an airship. The dildo is made from polished steel to a high standard, and the surface is completely smooth. Unfortunately there are blemishes and imperfections on this particular piece, in the form of three scratches on one end which can be both seen and felt by a finger. The scratches are only short but they do detract from the appearance of any otherwise lovely item. The dildo has a total length of 6 1/8″, with 4 3/4″ of that being insertable, and a 4″ circumference, making it a relatively small toy. The one area where the Mr Smooth does feel big though is in terms of weight. Given the high density of metal it’s one of the heavier toys in my collection, and actually very similar to the Teazer despite their different sizes.
When it comes to using the Mr Smooth it really is quite a mixed bag. To start with it’s a lovely dildo to insert, and if you’re unfamiliar with metal toys you may understandably assume the reverse to be true. The widest part of the toy is actually at the front of it, so it doesn’t have much taper, but the end is nicely rounded and this aids in pushing it through the sphincter. So long as you have experience with keeping your sphincter completely relaxed then you shouldn’t encounter much difficulty here, especially as the toy isn’t overly thick. I wouldn’t recommend it as a toy for a complete beginner, but if you are more in the realm of a novice then a warm up toy with a softer and more tapered tip will help. The smooth surface of the dildo glides ever so seamlessly into the body, especially if you pair it with a silicone-based lube, and it doesn’t require a great deal of pressure to push it past the muscle. Despite the material being so hard it’s not at all uncomfortable as it passes through the sphincter, but you are going to want to refrain from suddenly clenching down firmly on it due to the lack of cushioning in the metal. Because of the shape of the dildo you very quickly pass over the widest part, and then inserting the remainder is no trouble at all. Similarly there’s no difficulty in removing the dildo as this time the taper works to your advantage, gently expanding the sphincter as you pull the dildo from the body until finally it pops out.

Once you have the Mr Smooth inside the body you have the option of using it the way in which one typically might with a dildo, or alternatively leaving it in place like a butt plug. As a butt plug it does fulfil this mandate to a certain degree, but it’s not best suited to it, and not designed with that in mind. The sphincter comes to rest around the narrow neck-like portion of the dildo, just prior to the ball on the end which functions as both a handle and an anal-safe base, but because of the overall length of the dildo the neck and the ball extend out of the body more than would be considered ideal. It’s perhaps not an issue for just use in the bedroom, but you certainly couldn’t sit down with the ball there, and it will create a visible lump in the back of any underwear or tight trousers worn over it. The shape also isn’t best suited to walking around while wearing it, as it will gradually work its way out under its own weight, due to the direction of the taper. It’s not going to suddenly drop out unexpectedly, because the whole length of it has to pass out of the body before the widest point can exit, and that acts almost as an anchor giving you plenty of time to make adjustments. Constantly adjusting something worn anally, however, is less than ideal. Really, in terms of a plug, I’d suggest the Teazer far more.

The problem I have with the toy is that it does nothing, or rather the shape does nothing for me. It’s possibly one of the least stimulating toys I’ve ever used. The first point to make is that it’s not at all filling. It’s a slender toy so that’s to be expected, and a beginner might appreciate it, but there’s no sense of a stretch in the muscle, nor of a substantial presence inside the body. The second point is in its name. It’s called Mr Smooth, but it’s too smooth; it practically ninjas its way in and out of the body without you feeling a thing, and I like to get some sort of sensation from my toys. The third point really comes down to its shape. It’s hopeless for prostate stimulation; the end isn’t bulbous enough to properly hit the prostate, the shaft has no curve so you have to manually attempt to angle it yourself, and when it’s fully inserted the end completely misses the prostate anyway due to the length of the toy. I really can’t figure out what to do with it; thrusting gets me nowhere, wearing it like a plug isn’t especially exciting, and so I’m left with something rather bland that simply bores me. As strange as it may sound, I wish that I could like it more, simply because its such a lovely sculptural piece. It looks good in its case, it feels nice in my hand, but functionally it’s a disappointment.
One of the best features of the dildo is how well metal conducts heat, which naturally makes it perfect for temperature play. In this regard it is many times better than glass, which is another popular material for this. Just picking the dildo up at room temperature will give the impression that it’s already cold, which is fantastic if you’re into low temperatures as it reduces the need to wait while it chills in the fridge. If cold isn’t your thing then simply holding the plug in your hands for a few seconds will be enough to bring it up to a more comfortable temperature. Personally I love the feeling of a cold toy as it slides into the body, and find the sensations nothing short of amazing. The only downside is that the cold feeling doesn’t last long, as the metal quickly sucks the heat out of the body and becomes quite hot to the touch. To deal with this it’s handy to have a bucket of ice water nearby, as a quick dunk in there will have the dildo back down to frigid temperatures in no time. Similarly if you like your temperature play at the other end of the spectrum, a dip in a basin of hot water will also do the trick.
The dildo is very easy to clean as metal is a highly durable and non-porous material which is able to be sterilised. You can wash it with antibacterial soap and hot water, wipe it down with a 10% bleach solution, or boil it in water for a couple of minutes. Just be sure to dry it thoroughly when you’re done, as the packaging only specifies that it’s steel, and not stainless steel, so there is the potential for rusting if you’re not careful. One other thing is that metal does show up fingerprints, so depending on how fussy you are you may find yourself polishing your butt plug before putting it away.
The Mr Smooth is a really lovely toy to look at, but unfortunately for me I just found that the design felt quite boring. I look for a toy that’s going to really stimulate me and keep me coming back again and again, but sadly this doesn’t seem to be the one for that. In terms of quality I could definitely recommend it, but if you want a good metal plug then I’d suggest the Teazer, if you want prostate stimulation then go for the Curve, and if you want something interesting to thrust with then I’d look into the Slim Fave. I can only really conclude that as an anal toy the Mr Smooth has quite limited potential, though if anyone does get enjoyment from it this way then I’d love to hear about it.
The Metal Worx Mr Smooth is available from these fine retailers:

UK & Europe: SexToys.co.uk, Lovehoney UK, and SexShop365.

North America: Lovehoney USA and NiteTimeToys.