Astrovibes Capricorn - traditional vibrator by Fun Factory - review by Laccaria

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Half Goat, Half Fish

The Capricorn might be an exciting find for someone who likes the idea of a toy symbolizing their star sign, but, other than that, it is a fairly mediocre vibrator.
100% silicone covering; interesting texture.
Not very powerful; poor controller for the the vibration level.
Rating by reviewer:
useful review
I thought the Capricorn was just ok as vibrators go. If you really love the idea of a vibrator symbolizing an astrological sign, I see no reason not to go for it. I also think you could easily do better if you are just looking for a great vibrator to get off with.

The Capricorn does get points for being covered in 100% silicone, a relative rarity in vibrators. Silicone is a great sex toy material because it is soft, hypoallergenic, nonporous, and easy to sanitize. This could conceivably be a major advantage if you share your vibrators with multiple partners and have time to sanitize the toy between users (i.e. aren't sharing in the same session).

Unfortunately, the toy isn't waterproof, which makes cleaning between uses/users a bit trickier. You can clean it with soap and water, toy cleaner, or 10% bleach solution, as long as you keep the base dry during the process.

The vibrations from the Capricorn really aren't very strong, even on their highest setting. They are definitely weaker than those produced by a couple of cheap plastic vibrators that I own which also run on two AA batteries.

Luckily, the shape is certainly more stimulating than your average straight up and down "wand" style vibrator when used internally.

Can we talk about the shape for a minute? I am never quite sure what I am looking at. I can't exactly blame the designers here. The Sea Goat can't be the easiest image to turn into an erotic, insertable design. The vibrator has curly goat horns in raised relief along both sides, sort of. I suppose you could call it a wavy pattern. So, I guess it has elements that could be called both sea and goat without having poky goat horns or fish tails sticking out, which seems fairly clever to me.

It also has a bit of overall curvature/undulating bumpiness that feels pretty good inside my vagina. It's nice, but it's just not amazing. I own so many toys that feel so much better that I just don't see myself using this one much.

I would have given this toy three stars and called it dead average in the sea of vibrators out there, but when mine arrived it didn't work. I had to disassemble the base and bend the (luckily, very obviously) bent spring back into position before I could get the vibrator to actually vibrate. Any toy I have to get all MacGyver just to get it started automatically looses a star in my book.

My understanding is that the Astrovibe series is a re-release of a discontinued product line, and it looks to me like Fun Factory did not update anything about the product in the new release. They have updated the bases on their newer vibrators, and it is really a shame that they didn't do so for this product.
This product was provided free of charge to the reviewer. This review is in compliance with the FTC guidelines.
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My Astrovibes Capricorn tags
  • Who / How / What
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    Who might this product be best for? How is it best used? What are the best circumstances or situations for using this product?
    • Foreplay
    • Masturbation
  • Where
    [ ? ]
    Where / what types of places can this product be used?
    • Bedroom / on a bed
    • Campus/roommate living
  • Body / part areas
    [ ? ]
    What areas on the body can this product be used / what areas does it stimulate best?
    • Genitals
Do you like this review?
  • Sammi
    It's too bad it's not more powerful - it looks pretty cool
    Nice review!
  • Lady Venus
    awe doesnt sound all that appealing. Im a Cappie and was hoping to get this. I dont know if I want to now. good review!
  • barrettbn2
    good review
  • nicole07
    Good review
  • Solar Ray
    Nice review. I like the looks but it doesn't have enough vroom in it.
  • A Closet Slut (aka nipplepeople)
    Thanks for the review!
  • LambChop
    Cute idea, and I hate a super-strong vibe anyway... thanks for the review!
  • anonomous
    Thank you!
  • systematicweasel
    Great review ^^
  • pinkzombie
    Thank you!
  • Red Riding Hood
    Great free-form review. It sounds like a dud, sadly. I still kinda want one.
  • klyte
    Thanks for the review!
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