Many write in to us asking for more information on how we measure our BASIX Rubber Works vibrators and dongs. It’s especially confusing when you see these items with other measurements on various online retailer websites. Those online retailers could have a different way of measuring products than we do.
So here is an overview of how we measure BASIX vibrators and dongs, so you’ll at least understand the dimensions listed on our website. It should give some perspective on how
Our measurement is the widest part of the shaft.
other sites get their measurements.
Circumference (aka ‘girth’) measured around the shaft.
Wide measured across from one side to the other.
Length measured by entire length of the toy.
Insertable Lengthmeasured by the entire portion of the toy that can be inserted into your body.
Pipedream measures its width and circumference (aka girth) at the widest part of the product’s insertable area. For instance, our website states the circumference of the 12″ Dong with Suction Cup as 7.5-inches, while some retailers state that it is 7. As you can see in this photo, the widest point that measures 7.5″ is near the head of the dong’s phallip tip. Lower down the shaft the dong measures 7″ around. We measure at the widest part because its important for the user to know exactly how much he or she will need to accommodate to be able to use the item.
Another question many have is about the length of our dongs. Do Dongs with Suction Cups have the full insertable inches that is in the name of the package? The answer no, the length in the name of the product is the entire length of the toy including the balls and suction cup. As a general rule, to get the insertable inches for any dong that has balls and or a suction cup base, simply subtract 2″ from the inches listed in the name of the dong. For instance…
Subtract 2 inches to get insertable for items with balls/suction cup base.
If the BASIX dong does not have balls or suction cup base, the length on the package is still the entire length of the item and most of these can be inserted all the way to the base. This will of course vary from item to item, so be sure to check the product detail page for complete product dimensions and get informed before making your decision on which BASIX dong or vibrator is right for you.
If you’re still not sure, please watch this short FAQ video:
If you have any additional questions ask a SEXPERT or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.