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Meet The Metals

The best cock rings are made from rigid, high grade metals, and stainless steel is the enduring favorite. Forged from a mix that includes chromium, it's corrosion resistant, hypoallergenic, hygienically superior and has an easily maintained attractive appearance. It's often a lifetime investment with a long term value far outweighing the initial higher cost.

Brass and quality chrome steel are viable alternatives to stainless steel, and aluminum is ideal when a lighter weight is preferred. Hardwood and leather provide an earthy, natural feel. And non-stretchable silicone or rubber can be useful when seeking a softer, more pliable touch.

Avoid modern variants of rubber and plastic. They're often ineffective, with little in the way of quality, durability or aesthetics. You wouldn't normally wear these materials elsewhere on the body, and the stretchy ones in particular can be awkward and unsafe to use around the genitals. The magic created when "metal meets flesh" simply cannot be duplicated.


Try All Three

The three basic cock ring designs, modeled here left to right, are donuts, bands and wires. 

          

Donuts have a convex (outwardly contoured) surface both inside and outside. With their outstanding comfort and great visuals, they're a favorite for medium and heavy weight rings.

Bands have a flat interior surface, with an exterior that can be a flat or any contour. Because of their secure, unyielding grip, they are often chosen when performance is paramount.

Wires are cylindrical in shape. Perfect for stacking and useful as cock, glans, shaft or scrotal rings, their versatility makes them great for experimental and everyday use.

    Find Your Fit

    At Hard Man Outfitters we know the importance of being properly equipped. Every hard man is uniquely endowed and one size does not fit all. For over 14 years our mission has been to help men everywhere find the best cock rings and ball stretchers, AND the best fit.

    • Our Right Fit Calculator quickly determines your size in both inches and millimeters.

    • Nearly every item we sell is stocked in the widest range of sizes available in the industry.

    • The HMO Right Fit Guarantee protects you in the event a sizing exchange is needed.

    • Several of our products can be custom ordered for a personalized fit.


    Complete Your Collection

    Cock rings are traditionally worn against the body, encircling both the penis and balls. But we encourage you to also explore these alternate and complementary ring styles.

    • Glans rings, also called head rings, are designed to enlarge and stimulate the penis head, or to be worn mainly as an exotic adornment. And heavy head rings can elongate the penis and provide enjoyable traction.

    Shaft rings are worn for constriction at the penile base or elsewhere on the shaft. Any head ring can also be worn on the shaft if properly sized.

    • Scrotal rings are worn around the testicles to stretch and constrict the ball sac. While many rings can be adapted for that purpose, there are numerous rings and tools specifically designed as ball stretchers.

    Combinations of any of the above can be worn simultaneously for a dramatic new experience. And cock and ball cages cleverly combine two or more styles into a single dynamic unit.