• Ernie Ball Slinkys are played by legends around the world including Slash, Jimmy Page, Metallica, Eric Clapton, and more• Preferred by players across many genres, Regular Slinky’s 10-to-46 gauge has become the industry standard• Element Shield Packaging prolongs string life and keeps strings as fresh as the day they were made• Bright, balanced tone• Made in California, USA with the finest and freshest materials
Ernie Ball Slinky electric guitar strings have been the favorite of legendary artists like Eric Clapton, the Rolling Stones, Jimmy Page, Slash, Green Day and more. Slinky gauge combinations were pioneered by our founder Ernie Ball over 60 years ago, helping shape the sound of rock n roll. Nickel Wound Slinky strings consist of nickel-plated steel wrapped around a tin-plated high-carbon steel core for a balanced tone that complements all guitar types and playing styles.
All plain strings feature a series of lock twists to secure the wire around the ball-end, enhancing stability and strength.
Nickel Wound Slinky strings are precision wound with nickel-plated steel wire, providing iconic Slinky tone.
The core is made from tin-plated high-carbon steel hex wire providing excellent durability.
AC/DC's Angus Young plays Super Slinky 9-42.
The Rolling Stone's Keith Richards plays Regular Slinky 10-46.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Eric Clapton plays Regular Slinky 10-46.
Led Zeppelin's legendary guitarist Jimmy Page plays Super Slinky 9-42.
Ernie Ball Regular Slinky electric guitar strings are our top selling set and are favored by musicians across many genres. Regular Slinky strings are played by Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Steve Vai and legions of guitar players worldwide. These electric guitar strings are precision manufactured to the highest standards and most exacting specifications to ensure consistency, optimum performance, and long life. Regular Slinky wound strings are made from nickel-plated steel wire wrapped around a hex-shaped steel core wire. The plain strings are made of specially tempered tin-plated high-carbon steel, resulting in a bright yet well-balanced tone for your guitar. Regular Slinky gauges are .010 .013 .017 .026 .036 .046 .
Ernie Ball Nickel Wound electric guitar strings are made from nickel plated steel wire wrapped around tin plated hex shaped steel core wire. The plain strings are made of specially tempered tin plated high carbon steel producing a well balanced tone for your guitar. Gauges . 010, . 013, . 017, . 026, . 036, . 046