"Looks like I'm a little late to the discussion, but I thought I'd put in my 2 cents as someone designing a smart hoop. Yes, the battery gap is kind of a pain to deal with. If you're going to put a AA size battery in a…"
"I ran into some Olde Timey wooden hoops at a prop shop. these were the type used for playing "hoop and stick". they were wood, all right, but not round. the cross section was a rectangle about an inch tall and 1/4 inch…"
"My boyfriend bought me a cedar wooden PK hoop for xmas last year and I really love it. I don't use it all of the time because it is pretty heavy, but when i do I feel a beautiful connection to the nature world around me. The hoop is is…"
"I think most basic LED hoops are made to not have a gap, the issue comes when the hoop is so overstuffed with LEDs that the battery dead spot sticks out like a sore thumb.
Moodhoops and most other LED hoops are produced with an amount of LEDs…"
"Alternately, look for a hoop designed with evenly spaces gaps. Citiva Creations does one with five sections of LEDs with gaps in between each set. The battery fits into one of the gaps. It looks intentional, not like you are spinning with some…"