Eight Ring, Regular, Skinny, Baby, Eight-ball, and Iso
The Eight Ring prop was first created and made in 2009 by Renegadesinglab (RdL) It is to be used as an isolation prop and is not intended for toss juggling, or normal ring juggling. The original shape was the Regular Eight Ring, but since then we have made several different sizes and shapes the are used in the principle manipulation each kind of eight ring has a different shape, weight or size.
Regular Eight Ring
The Regular Eight Ring was the first model made, it is based on a proto type, made from welding two hollow renegade solo ring so that is what determined its dimensions. This eight ring is the heavies version, which while harder to practice for long periods, being heavy. It has very good inertia so the ring flows better. It turns out heavy eight rings are easier to use than very light ones.
length 29.125 inches, width 15.375 inches, weight 340 grams, thickness 3/16, ring width 1.5 inches, material white polypropylene
Skinny Eight Ring
The Skinny Eight Rings was the second model made, with thinner width, 1.25 inch v. the Regular Eight rings 1.5 inches. This model was made for the Japanese market, where jugglers hands and arm are generally smaller. This ring is lighter, 288 grams vs. the thicker eight ring which is 340 grams, but still has enough weight to have good inertia to flow soothly, it is the most popular size.
length 29.125 inches, width 15.375 inches, weight 288 grams, thickness 3/16, ring with 1.25 inches, material white polypropylene
baby eight ring
The Baby Eight rings was the third version made, and is much small in all dimensions, it is intended for small jugglers or children who what to learn eight ring but just do not have the strength to use the Regular or Sinnky eight ring. It is hard to keep a even flow, as the inertia is to little, so if you can manage a bigger ring it is better.
length 24 inches, width 12.5 inches, weight 169grams, thickness 1/8, ring width 1.4 inches, material white polypropylene
iSo eight ring.
A combination ring where you can isolate the smaller ring inside of one side of the eight ring. This ring has mostly been used as a single ring, not as a pair, though it could be. It is difficult to use as a pair since the weight of each end is different, but as a single manipulation isolation ring you can do interesting effects.
length 29.125 inches, width 15.375 inches, weight 370 grams, thickness 3/16, ring width 1.5 inches, material white polypropylene
Eight-ball eight ring
The eight ball ring is a experimental version of the eight ring. This eight ring is a harder shape to work with than with both halfs of the ring the same size, but for advanced 8 ringers it can be interesting.
length 24 inches, width big ring 15 3/8, small ring 10.0 inches, weight 290 grams, thickness 3/16, ring width 1.5 inches, material white
Specificationslength 29.125 inches
width 15.375 inches
weight 288 grams
ring diameter 1.25 inches