Realistic Strap-on for Men – Review of Too Sticky’s Personal Trainer

My partner was curious how it would feel if I used a strap-on on her, so I tried on her harness. And promptly removed it.

Because there was zero room for my balls. Like nearly all strap-on harnesses, hers is designed specifically for female bodies. Which is great if you have a female body. Not so great if you don’t.

But why do I even want to use a strap-on when I can use my dick?

Some guys may have trouble getting hard. Others may want the freedom to keep going after they have an orgasm. For my partner and I, we just wanted to try a different dick.

When she pegs me, I get to partake from an array of dildos. Why shouldn’t she enjoy some variety, too?

Too Sticky's Personal Trainer. And a Poké Ball. The Poké Ball will not die. I've tried.

The Grip Harness

A Too Sticky1 strap-on is not like a regular strap-on. It’s essentially a dildo glued to a cock ring, attached to a removable 50″ nylon and velcro belt. You slide your balls and penis through the ring, then pull the belt tight.

The Grip instructions

Looks flimsy, doesn’t it? Nothing but a thin belt keeping it in place.

But it doesn’t feel flimsy.

Too Sticky calls their harness the Grip for a reason: The belt is only part of the system. The cock ring grips me and keeps everything secure, firmly in place. The dildo doesn’t slide around. I can control it almost as well as I can control my own dick.

It’s secure, but is it comfortable?

The belt is fine. Not comfy, not uncomfy, just fine. After a minute, I got used to it and stopped noticing it. This is a minimalist harness, not a luxury harness. You won’t love it, but you won’t mind it.

The Personal Trainer with its belt unfurled.

The cock ring, though, is much more comfortable than I expected. It has an unstretched internal circumference of 5 ¼” and it’s made of soft, stretchy silicone. It feels like a hug.

When I talk about cock rings, I include a stern admonition to make sure you use plenty of lube. But I don’t need to be stern this time. To be clear, you’ll still be better off if you lube up the inside of the cock ring and the base of your penis and balls. But it’s so plush and spacious that you can almost get away with eschewing lube.

The Dildo

Each of Too Sticky’s twenty-five models is lifecasted from a real penis. They range from 5 ½” to 8 ⅛” long and 5 ⅛” to 6 ¾” in circumference, and the detail is incredible. Every vein, every wrinkle—it’s all there. Hell, if the guy had goosebumps during the casting, they’d be there, too. The people behind Too Sticky also make penis extenders as RX Sleeve, so they have an established a track record of creating hyperrealistic silicone sex toys.

We chose the Personal Trainer because it’s big and beautiful. It has a 6 ¾” insertable length and circumferences of 5 ⅝” at the head, 6 ¼” in the middle, and 6 ⅛” at the base. The default colour is a Caucasian tone called caramel, but if you send an email you can also request an African tone called coco or a whiter-than-any-dick-I’ve-ever-seen tone called vanilla.

The top of the Personal Trainer. Such fine detail that you can almost see it on my miserable camera.

It’s a stunning specimen. You won’t find a more realistic-looking dildo.

And it feels pretty realistic, too, especially when it’s lubed up. The dildo, like the cock ring, has an 00-50 shore durometer, though it feels slightly firmer than other 00-50 toys I have. Because the cock ring is thin, it’s only a little firmer than a gummy worm. The dildo, being thicker, feels firmer, but not by a lot. It’s like a penis that’s three-quarters hard. It’s a great firmness for most dildos: firm enough to hold its shape, but soft enough to bend and squish when you apply pressure.

I’ve used the Personal Trainer not just on my partner, but on myself. It falls into the thick tube category of dildos. It’s straight, though Too Sticky has curved models. The coronal ridge is moderate, though they have models with more prominent ridges. The texture feels nice, but it’s mild, like a real dick.

This may sound like faint praise, but the Personal Trainer’s lack of standout features makes it a great all-around dildo. You can angle it for g-spot/prostate stim when the mood strikes, but you retain the option for a smoother ride.

Okay, it has one standout feature: It’s thick. Not many penises reach 6 ¼” in circumference, so I love having one immortalized in silicone. Different people have different thresholds for what makes them feel full, but this dildo certainly fills me up. If you want a toy significantly thicker than this, that’s great, but you’ll be leaving the realm of human replicas. Too Sticky does have a few models that are a little thicker, though.

The bottom of the Personal Trainer. You rarely see the underside of a dick unless you're about to suck or ride it.

Okay, maybe it has two standout features: I’ve mentioned realism already, but don’t underestimate how much this will turn you on. When I use the Personal Trainer on my partner, she loves how much it feels like a real dick. She says it prevents the toy from getting in the way of our intimacy.

I also appreciate it when I play on my own. Because as a bi guy dating a woman, sucking a lifecast dildo is a nice outlet.

Double Penetration

Too Sticky doesn’t design their toys for double penetration. But we had to try it.

And it actually works! Sorta.

Unfortunately, the Personal Trainer’s balls press against the top of my erection. Not enough to mess up the angles needed to make double penetration feasible, but enough to give me discomfort.

The models that don’t include balls may be better candidates. However, if you want this to be your primary use case, think twice before buying, since Too Sticky designed these toys with single penetration in mind. If they create versions with no balls and lower cock rings, that would substantially improve the double penetration ergonomics.

Cleaning and Sanitizing

I expected cleaning the Personal Trainer to be a pain. I thought the belt would get in the way and if I tried putting it in boiling water, the glue would dissolve.

But the belt is easy to remove. Just slide it out through the slot at the base of the dildo. Not only does this ease cleaning: It also makes solo play more convenient, since I don’t have to let the belt flop around.

The Personal Trainer's base. Damn, I'm bad at cleaning fuzz.

And the glue is actually silicone adhesive, so you can sanitize it any way you sanitize a regular silicone toy. Go ahead and toss it in boiling water for a few minutes OR2 soak it in a 10% bleach solution: You won’t harm it.

We’ve boiled the Personal Trainer several times so we can share it. A simple cleaning with soap and water isn’t enough to make switching between anal and vaginal use safe. But sanitizing it is enough to do the trick.

Too Sticky makes some of the few strap-ons specifically designed for male bodies. The harnesses aren’t luxurious, but they’re comfortable enough. And on the other end of the toy, their lifecast dildos—especially the Personal Trainer—look and feel delicious.

Notes

1. Too Sticky’s toys are not even slightly sticky. Odd name, I know.

2. This OR is very important. Never boil bleach.

My thanks to Too Sticky for sending me a Personal Trainer in exchange for my honest review.

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