About Craig

Craig Rutledge is a staff writer for TheChainGang. His main interests include sex toys for men, particularly urethral sounds and ball stretchers. He is also a proud owner of numerous body piercings. He says: “I am happy to contribute with my experience and knowledge about various penis toys and stretching devices. There is still so much unknown about things like urethral sounding, ball stretching or male chastity and it needs to change. I will share my experience and advice in order to help men, young and old, to discover these toys and have the best fun”. In addition to writing, Craig also answers questions and provides handy advice for people learning more about extreme sex toys for men.

Urethra Sounding Overnight: Safe or Not?

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Those who regularly use sounds and other urethral toys need to know how to use them safely. This includes the time you can leave your toy inside without a problem. Keep in mind that these toys are generally not ideal for long-term wear, but there are exceptions. There are several things to keep in mind if you want to leave your urethral toy inside during the night. Can you keep urethra sounding overnight and is this dangerous?

Urethra Sounding Overnight

First of all, keep in mind that urethra sounding overnight can mean many different things. Since “urethra sounding” is an act, it can refer to urethral play. This is something that you can do during the night and you can create elaborate scenarios that will keep you up during the whole night. This sort … read more

The Most Recommended New Sex Toys

There are many different types of sex toys you can use. Some of these toys are niche toys while others have a more general appeal. Niche toys are particularly important because they are not as common as other adult toys. Ball stretchers, urethral toys, CBT devices and other niche toys are important for those who are into specific sensations. This is why it’s so exciting to offer the most recommended new sex toys you can try. There include both the niche toys and common adult toys so there is something for everyone.

What are the Most Recommended New Sex Toys?

There are many different sex toys you can try for pleasure. The most recommended new sex toys  we offer fall into several categories of adult toys. First, there are powerful yet flexible cock rings ideal for those looking for both … read more

Most Recommended Ureter Toy Gel

Ureter Toy GelOne of the most important things for urethral stimulation is a proper lubrication. Keep in mind that urethral play brings certain risks so in order to enjoy the experience you need to do everything you can to prevent those risks. Not to mention that urethral play can get really rough and uncomfortable if it’s not properly smooth. This is why it’s so important to use proper  sex lube for urethral stimulation. A nice ureter toy gel will do the trick.

Why Use Ureter Toy Gel?

You may think that ureter toy gel is not essential for an enjoyable experience, but think twice. There are many people who practice urethral play on a regular basis so there are many urethral toys you can use for fun. While most sexual activities are better with a bit of lube, it becomes crucial … read more

A Quick Cock Ring Measurement Formula

~ Dave Ruston

Are you averaging the flaccid and erect measurements and then diving by pi or which one are you using to determine the correct inner diameter. Just provide the formula please ?. Maybe I’m just missing something but the verbage seems to be missing part of the equation.

Cock Ring Measurement FormulaThe primary measurement for a cock ring is your erect size. In many situations, it gives good results. However, certain users report somewhat incorrect results with this method. It happens because most people need a cock ring that is a bit smaller than their erect size. This is why there is a recommendation to measure both flaccid and erect sizes, just to be on the safe side. However, chances are that the erect size will be enough for many people.

Since cock rings are such popular adult toys, there … read more

How to Keep Sounds Clean after Sterilization?

~ Tommyturbo

Once the plugs and sounds have been washed and boiled how do I store them to keep them clean until I’m ready to use them? Do I just wipe them down with sterile swabs and start using them?

I don’t want any health issues and I want to stay clean.

Thx, Tommy 

Keep Sounds Clean after SterilizationIt is vital to use only urethral sounds and other urethral toys that are completely clean and sterile. This is a good rule to follow for all sex toys as well as body jewelry. However, it is even more crucial in the case of urethral toys because even the slight amount of dirt and microorganisms can cause serious problems. This is why it’s so important to know how to keep sounds clean after sterilization. 

The Importance of Sterilization

Sterilization is an important thing you need to … read more

Can You Insert Long Penis Plug without Lubrication?

Insert Long Penis Plug without LubricationThere are many different types of penis plugs and other types of sounding devices you can use for pleasure and urethral stimulation. While penis plugs are generally shorter than urethral sounds, it is important to note that it is possible to find very long ones. These penis plugs can make deep and arousing sensations. One of the main things you need to consider about urethral toy use is the lube. How much to use? Can You Insert Long Penis Plug without Lubrication? These are just some of the questions you may have about penis plugs and lubricants.

Should You Use Lube with Urethral Toys?

Urethral toys are types of intense adult toys. Not everybody is into urethral play or inserting toys into the pee hole. As such, these are niche toys and you need to use them carefully to avoid … read more

How to Build Yourself to Use Bigger Sounds?

~ John 

I have been playing with sounding for a few months now and have just started on 33/35 pratt sounding. The feeling as it slowly works its way in is awesome and can’t seem to get enough. The 33 side of the sound is easier now, but can’t wait until I get all the way through the 35. The set I bought goes up to 41/43 which seems impossible, but I have made it this far in a short time. From everything I have read and found that slow and steady is the way to go. I just find it hard not to do it everyday and think I have become addicted to the feeling. These tools have taken masturbation to a whole new level for me.

It is exciting to start using urethral sounds and other urethral toys. … read more

The Best Way to Sterilize Sounds

~ Lee 

A pressure cooker will sterilize perfect. Sounds must be sterile.

It is vital to keep all your urethral sounds and other sex toys clean. In case of metal toys such as sounds and anal probes, it is important to use sterilization. Simply wiping a toy with a cloth and alcohol is not enough. This is particularly important in the case of urethral toys because not enough cleaning can cause infections. This is why it is so important to find the best method to sterilize sounds and other toys.

What is the Best Way to Sterilize Sounds?

Sterilize SoundsYou may wonder about the best way to sterilize sounds and your other masturbation toys. This will mainly depend on the material of your sex toys. It is one of the reasons why it’s so important to use only high-quality … read more

How to Enlarge Pee Hole

Enlarge Pee HolePee hole (meatus) typically looks like a slit or a very narrow hole. This is actually the end of the urethra. Those who like to practice urethral stimulation often wonder how to enlarge pee hole so they can insert sounding devices and other urethral toys. Keep in mind that this is a sensitive body part and that you need to be careful when dealing with any type of urethral toy.

Do You Have to Enlarge Pee Hole?

The first thing you may wish to do if you want to practice urethral play is to enlarge pee hole. After all, pee hole looks very small and narrow. It may seem impossible to insert anything through this hole, let alone to have urethral stimulation using a toy.

Those who are more familiar with urethral toys know that these can be big, long … read more

Where Does a Glans Ring Go?

Where Does a Glans Ring GoGlans rings are handy types of cock rings that many people use. However, not all people are sure on how to position a glans ring.

Where does a glans ring go? As the name says, a glans ring is a type of penis ring that goes around the glans. In other words, this is a cock ring for the head of the penis.

How to Position a Glans Ring

Those wondering where does a glans ring go often wonder how to position a glans ring properly. The truth is that these cock rings are not difficult to use; some people even claim that it is much easier to use them than regular cock rings. At the same time, glans rings are not as popular as the common penis rings so there might be some confusion.

A glans ring looks almost … read more