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Thanks to Ann Summers, I am now the proud owner of one of their new Metal and Silicone sex toys collection. ‘The Metal One’ Rampant Rabbit Vibrator was sent free of charge in exchange for a fair and honest review.

When I received this rabbit I didn’t know it was part of a Metal and Silicone range, I thought it was just another addition to the Rampant Rabbits set. The other metal and silicone sex toys look interesting, especially the Metal and Silicone Beaded Dildo. There’s also a butt plug and a cock ring.

First Impressions

The packaging is sleek and professional and quite obviously Ann Summers (read my other Ann Summers reviews here). The box clearly shows what’s inside and also gives you information about the product, the materials, functions and other info.

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You open the box from the front with a double leaf style enclosure. The rabbit vibrator is held in a plastic moulded insert, beyond a hygiene-tape sealed moulded plastic front which serves to shield the vibrator from dirt and dust during storage and transit.

The rabbit vibrator itself is quite slender in the shaft area, with rabbit ears at the clitoral area which seem longer than the original rabbit vibe styles. Taking the rabbit vibrator out of the pack, it’s refreshingly light (not a clunky heavyweight which seems only comfortable for gym bunnies like the traditional versions) and the metal is alluringly cool against the quick-to-warm silicone rabbit ears and handle.

There’s one button to turn on, access the vibrations and functions and turn off, and the end twists off to allow access to the battery area.

Measurements

The shaft of The Metal One Rampant Rabbit Vibrator is slender but contoured and long enough to fulfil. As it’s slimmer than the girthy shafts of ‘vibrators for veterans’, this will help please the more petite ladies out there.

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The overall length of The Metal One Rampant Rabbit Vibrator with handle is 8.25 inches, without handle 6.5 inches and has a shaft insertable length of 4.5 inches. The rabbit ears measure 0.75 inches with the overall length of the clit stim area being 3 inches. Maximum circumference of the shaft is 3.9 inches and minimum circumference is 2.5 inches.

Powering Up

The Metal One Rampant Rabbit Vibrator requires 2 AAA batteries to operate, which sadly aren’t included. They are inserted into the space for them beneath the twist off end.

The Functions

Surprisingly, the vibrations of The Metal One Rampant Rabbit Vibrator are really only felt in the silicone clit stim area – the rabbit ears. The power seems to be at least 90% diverted to the flickering of the ears, with any residual vibrations felt in the rest of the clit stim or the shaft being purely coincidental. This is a shame, as I don’t much get on with rabbit vibrators anyway but if I do own one then I want the full dual stim effect – vibration in the shaft and the clit stim.

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There are 7 vibrating functions on The Metal One Rampant Rabbit Vibrator:

  1. Low constant vibration
  2. Medium constant vibration
  3. High constant vibration
  4. Ascending vibration (almost like a fast, increasing pulse)
  5. Pulse vibration
  6. Faster pulse vibration
  7. Dot-dot-dot dash pulse vibration

My favourite is the highest constant as it gives at least some chance of stimulation for me personally instead of feeling frustrated that I can’t get to the level I want.

How it Feels

Unfortunately The Metal One Rampant Rabbit Vibrator isn’t ever going to be my favourite vibrator. It still possesses the qualities that I don’t like about rabbit vibrators (read my in-depth opinion article here), despite a lot of facets that I appreciate are upgrades from the traditional style too.

Here’s a handy list of how I feel, based on my personal experience. Your mileage may vary, as always.

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Lovely materials, silicone and aluminium metal
  • Waterproof
  • Range of vibrations
  • Quite powerful top level vibration
  • Handy, easy to hold handle
  • Quiet even on top level vibration
  • Can be warmed or cooled to experiment with temperature play

Cons

  • The shaft is too slender for my personal tastes
  • The shaft doesn’t benefit from the vibrations, which are sent mainly to the clit stim
  • The split ear type of clit stim on this vibrator hurts me more than it pleasures. I have to take a risk each time that it’s going to be a good feeling and I won’t get the slicing type effect of a rabbit ear flickering against my clit painfully
  • I like to push a clit stim harder into my body as I climax, but with the flickering ears type on this vibrator the vibrations just weaken if I do this, leading to frustration
  • It’s a battery powered vibrator so you need to make sure you have replacements ready
  • Batteries aren’t included
  • No storage bag provided (the packaging suggests keeping it in the box)

Summary

This rabbit vibrator would suit somebody who is after a smooth, slender shaft and who loves the split-ear type of clitoral stimulation that traditional rabbits provide. For me, I prefer my shafts more girthy (still not a bucket!) and to incorporate some vibrating action of their own. I was disappointed that there wasn’t any vibration in the shaft – well, more that any low vibrations felt through the shaft were merely a consequence of the clit stim vibrations reverberating through.

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I’m still not a fan of split ear clit stims (rabbit ears) and this vibrator hasn’t changed that opinion. However, this is my personal taste and I know many women do like this style. I would have preferred a smooth rounded clit stim area, with a separate button to deliver vibrations into the shaft as well as the clit stim. Each motor to be operated independently.

I love that this vibrator is waterproof and that it is made with fab feeling, body safe materials. Definitely a set up from the original jelly styles which have an awful smell, don’t wear very well and can introduce nasty chemicals to the body.

For £50 I’d want a storage pouch and I would prefer a rechargeable vibrator to a battery operated one, although Ann Summers do also offer a rechargeable rabbit vibrator in their collection which I have reviewed previously.

If you’d like to give it a try, you can buy the Ann Summers ‘The Metal One’ Rampant Rabbit Vibrator here for £50. You can also view the rest of the new metal range at Ann Summers here.

– Cara Sutra

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