Using the tug method with a DTR
The tug method is what most of us start with since it requires the least amount of skin when using a device.
The tug method is one of the oldest restoring methods. Tugging is a good option for those just starting out since it requires less skin to work with then other methods.
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I add the tug pin to my DTR simply by roving the clip and sticking the rod through the DTR body and re-attaching the clip
Pin in place and ready to tug.
The Tug Bell is another device I make that is just for this method and has a built in tugging anchor point
Its just a simple extremely tough Tug device made for only tugging.
A tension hold screw could be used to keep the tug pin from moving at if this is something that a person wants to do. I personally like the pin to swivel freely
Another option some men will use for tugging is using a small push rod. The push plate can stay in place also by doing it this way.
It is possible to use dual tension and the tugging method at the same time. This can be done with any size push rod.
Now a tug strap is needed to create tension when using the tugging method
The Retainer as a tugger.
Using the Retainer to tug with can be an option for many men. Those that are tightly cut and do not have much skin to work with would do better with the DTR bell because it has more gripping power.
I would say tugging is the granddaddy of all restoring methods. Using T-tape, or a device the action is the same. Pulling on the shaft skin. It is the best way to start in my opinion since it is the easiest method to use when using a device. I used it when I started and I used it to finish my restoration. If I was forced to only use one method and could not use anything else. I would choose tugging as my method even though other methods my be better at certain stages of restoring.