I’m always curious about masturbators that push the boundaries from simply inserting your dick, waving it around and thrusting until you ejaculate and then cleaning the product and going home. Sometimes you just want to be lazy, lean back hands behind your head and let your toy do all the hard work. Toys such as the Cobra, the Pulsa and the electronic Piston do decently in this regard, and now Sqweel by Love Honey has brought its version to the game. Traditionally electronic masturbators work with a ‘thrusting’ mechanic, think of the A10 piston and how the masturbator goes back and forth as you would when using the hand. The pulse is a little different with a pulsator for the frenulum and the Sqweel XT is different again.
By first impressions it almost looks like a mini Dyson fan, it’s electronic and rechargeable and comes with two wheels. Sqweel calls these Turbo Tongue and they’ve patented this name. Not sure if I like the name turbo tongue on my dick, but sure, I’m willing to give it a go. The two wheels are two different styles, one is super soft, squishy and for sensual appeal, the other is firm. So I guess you can mix and match your masturbatory experience with sensations that you like. This kind of tech isn’t new. Tenga comes in both a soft and hard version and the VerSpanken (Apparently that’s a German name – sounds hot!). You can customise your experience by adding a combo of two different edges out of a choice of many.
The actual design is super simple, stylish and sleek. Along the edges, it has an easy grip texture so that you can easily grip on, and unlike something like the Fleshlight which is a super slick plastic and difficult to hold with lubricant, the Sqweel XT uses a Matte Rubber like finish. Even if you used sticky and slick lube, you still won’t have any trouble holding onto this. It also has a sleek blue edging (the Female Sqweel has a pink edge, go figure) and overall it looks pretty sweet. First up though, the button seems a little small and because you can virtually hold this toy in any direction you’re going to have to get used to the buttons being in different spots if you’re holding the toy ‘upside down’ for example. It will require a bit of co-ordination which is not a complete buzzkill for me, so long as the rest goes really well.
It’s a rechargeable toy which takes about a 2 hour charge and will be with a one hour play and it is waterproof! It also comes with a travel lock as well, which you can turn on and off by holding both of the buttons down for 3 seconds. Little on the short side, but realistically it’s unlikely you’re going to be playing with a single toy for that length of time. After charging, I’m ready to turn it on and I’m pretty happy with the power and noise. My main issue with the original Sqweel for women was the buzzing noise that it made which was a complete distraction from the task. Whilst this buzzes, it’s certainly a lot quieter than something like the A10 piston, and I don’t think that the noise from this is going to detract from the experience.
It has 6 settings on it, 3 speeds and 3 different patterns. The patterns don’t seem especially unique. You have a stop-start motion, a crescendo setting, and a slow to fast to slow setting as well. This toy seems decent, it’s unique, it spins, it strokes, the tongues feel great once you lube it up and it’s certainly different to any toy out there. You could hold this toy around the head and have it ‘turbo licking’ the frenulum, just under the ridge, or you could have it licking up and down the shaft with a bit of movement of the toy.
My only concern in regards to this toy is the size of the masturbator. For an average dick thickness of about two fingers you’re not going to have any issues and for that size, this toy is perfect for you. It’ll hit the spots without too much pressure, and I can tell you that it’s going to feel amazing for you. However, if you’re bigger than two fingers wide then you’re going to struggle. At that thickness, there’s not going to be much difference between the soft and the firm because both of the wheels are going to be pressing snugly against your shaft, perhaps a little too snugly.
If you’re a fan of snug fits then sure by all means give it a go, just keep in mind that if you’re up to 3 fingers wide then the tongues are going to be quite tight and the motor is going to start to struggle against the pressure. Anything wider than 3 fingers and you’re out. Nope, you’re just not going to fit and you’re going to need to try a different toy completely because there’s no way this will work for you. The diameter of this toy on the inner circle from edge to edge is 5.5 cm (2.16″). That gives the circumference at around 15.7cm (6.18″) When you take into account that the average penis circumference is 4.8″, coming in at 12.19 cm’s there’s not a lot of room to move in this toy which I feel is a shame. They’ve limited the use of the toy to the average male, which is fantastic in terms of marketability but disappointing in terms of inclusivity. Just something to keep in mind when considering this toy.
By Stephen from Oh Zone Adult Lifestyle Centres