Maverick here is made of VixSkin, which has all the really nice qualities of Cyberskin, with all the safety and ease of care of silicone. He claims to feel very realistic, and aside from the fact that sometimes he's room temperature, he's very real feeling. There is a definite drag, so make sure to use some (water based) lube with him. His head is soft and smooth, while his shaft is textured with plenty of subtle curves and ridges.
While Maverick has no smell to him whatsoever, he does collect lint and other particles like it's going out of style. He'll also pick up scents that he's exposed to, for instance, now he smells like the soap I used to clean him. If he gets particularly 'scented' from butt play or what have you, clean him as well as you can, and let him air out for a few days.
Maverick is designed to have a realistic air about him, and he definitely does. From defined foreskin, to the opening in the tip of the penis, to pronounced ridges and valleys, the only thing he's missing for reality is a pulse. Thanks to Vixen's idea to add a solid inner core for 'functionality', squeezing him even feels like squeezing a real live hard penis, aside from the fact that Mav can't really do his own kegels. Because he's very realistic, and pretty big all around, he's definitely not discreet, so keep him tucked away if you don't want him seen. He's not too heavy to travel with though, if you kept him in a plastic bag to prevent lint gathering.
You could probably get some good g-spot or p-spot stimulation from Maverick, assuming you can take his girth. His inner core does offer enough support to be able to give firm pressure, but if you need a harder surface to give you that pressure, you might not appreciate the soft squishy layer of silicone that acts like skin around the whole toy.
While Maverick isn't the longest toy ever, standing about 8 1/2" tall and being able to insert just about 7 1/2" of that, he's pretty stout, coming in at a whopping 6 1/2" around. He can almost rival a 20 ounce soda bottle for size. Seriously, see below:
Definitely not for the faint of vagina, and not my recommendation for the first toy you grab during a steamy solo session. Many users will require some warm up for Maverick, but fret not, he is attainable. If you're like me, you might have a problem with the lip of his head catching while doing vigorous thrusting, but in those cases, light thrusting is still very enjoyable, and if you angle it right, you can even get some nice g-spot pressure going on.
Maverick is harness compatible, but you'll need a pretty large o-ring, since he's got a diameter of just about 2". He's also pretty hefty, coming in at just about a pound, so some harnesses might have a problem handling him. His base is sort of suction-cup like, meaning that you can create some decent suction that holds if you're tugging straight away from your surface, but any angles and you'll lose it. Which means that you unfortunately won't be able to go doggy style against the wall very well, but you can certainly hang him to dry or air out and he should stay put.
Care and maintenance is super easy. If you're sharing during the same session, slap a condom on him that uses a water based lube when switching partners (or holes for that matter). If you're planning on keeping him all to yourself, then you can wash him in the sink with warm water and antibacterial soap or use your favorite toy cleaner. If you want to share the fun later on after you're done using him, go ahead and boil him for 3 minutes to sterilize. (When boiling I highly recommend putting a washcloth or something else in the pot too to avoid Maverick getting harmed at all).
If you feel you must use a silicone lube, do a patch test first on an inconspicuous part of the toy, but I'd recommend sticking with just water based lubes, as silicone based might damage him. Since he is quite a lint magnet, you'll want to keep him in something, and the package he came in is a great place to do it. If his package is too bulky, you can always store him in a plastic baggy.
Far from tacky, but also far from discreet. The clear cylinder-like container boasts VixSkin on the front, claiming it's "worth every inch". The back is a small label that gives you a run down of the toy, as well as some of the features like boasting a solid inner core for functional use, an unbeatable lifetime warranty, and that it's handmade and designed in San Francisco. The top pops off pretty easily, but it is a pain in the butt to get it back on.
The cylinder is just wide enough to hold Maverick, and not much else, but this makes it ideal for storage purposes. It's even nice enough looking that you could give it as a gift.
I was a little hesitate to accept this assignment to be honest, I mean, Maverick is even bigger than Marco, and I have a hard time with Marco sometimes. But alas, I agreed, and science is science. It took work to get him inside of me, but nothing a bit of lube couldn't handle. Once he was inside, I noticed that his head caught and sort of made a weird 'popping' like Marco does, only bigger and slightly more painful.
I can tell you right off the bat that Maverick is not going to be an every day toy. He fills me up way too much to enjoy him unless I'm really turned on, but for anybody considering making the leap, if you think you can handle the size, I absolutely recommend him. If I can find this in a smaller size, I will be buying it. And I don't normally like dildos.