G is for Gag InducingThe Wild G leaves something to be desired. The beads cannot stand up to clenching and the clit stimulator produces weak vibrations. The TPR gives off a strong chemical odor.
The Wild G came in California Exotic's normal plastic packaging, complete with an insert featuring the typical scantily-clad model. The insert says the Wild G is “Hygienically Superior Silicone” which is a little misleading. TPR is a silicone-based rubber material, and unlike pure silicone cannot be sterilized. Since it is silicone-based, I would recommend sticking to a water-based lube when using the Wild G. The TPR is a lint/dust/dirt/hair magnet (it's worse than a lint roller) so be sure to store it properly. It can be cleaned using warm water and anti-bacterial soap or toy cleaner.
The packaging also says “Unscented Silicone” which does NOT mean that it has no smell. This vibrator smells absolutely awful. I'm not sensitive to smells at all, but it made even me cringe. The smell reminds me of paint thinner, and has not diminished at all after washing it multiple times or letting it to air out for a few days. (As I was writing this review it actually began to give me a headache. Yes, it's THAT bad.)
The vibrator takes 3 AA batteries, which are housed behind the control panel. The control panel manages the speed of the beads, intensity of the clitoral stimulator, and direction in which the beads spin. The beads and clit stimulator both have 3 settings, and the current setting of each is displayed by lights on the control panel.
The vibrations of the clit stimulator are just not strong enough for me (but let me mention I love strong vibrations). They become weaker when used in conjunction with the beads, which is a big downfall. The beads are on tracks, which I would love- if they worked right. The motor does not stand up to clenching at all. As soon as my kegel muscles would contract, the beads would begin making a horrible grinding sound and then stop rotating altogether. The top of the shaft is shaped for g-spot stimulation and rotates as the beads spin (it stops rotating if the beads do, so clenching = no rotation). It does stimulate my g-spot somewhat, but not enough to lead to a g-spot orgasm. The material is too flexible to allow me to put any direct pressure on my g-spot, and it's somewhat bulky which makes it hard to maneuver into the right position.
The one good thing that the Wild-G has going for it is the fact that it is waterproof. Mine accompanied me in the shower, and I did not find any water or condensation in the battery compartment afterward. It also was quieter than I had expected it to be, but not enough that I would consider it “discreet”.
I was really disappointed with the Wild G. For something with so much potential, it was just one letdown after another. (And now I'm left wondering if the fumes coming from it are slowly killing me…)