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Ernie Ball 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free   

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Gauges 10-13-17-26-36-46.Ernie Ball 2221 Slinky Electric Guitar Strings feature nickel-plated steel wire wrapped around tin-plated, hex-shaped, steel...Read More

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What a deal! Two free packs of Slinkys when you buy 10.

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Ernie Ball 2221 Slinky Electric Guitar Strings feature nickel-plated steel wire wrapped around tin-plated, hex-shaped, steel core wire. Slinkys provide vibrant, bright, lasting tone and reduce fret wear. This weight balances maximum response from your pickups with playability and bendability.

Ernie Ball replacement strings are precision manufactured to the highest standards and most exacting specs to assure consistency, optimum performance, and long life.

Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Steve Vai, and Slash are among the long list of Ernie Ball Slinky players.


Stock up, and finally change your strings as often as you should.

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Ernie Ball2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free
 
4.5

(based on 78 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (64)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

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    (5)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (33)
  • Good tone (33)
  • Long life (29)
  • Well built / quality (27)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (24)
  • Concerts (23)
  • Back-up (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (24), Professional musician (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent Go-To Strings

I've been playing guitar for about 15 years or so and switched to these strings almost exclusively about maybe 8 years ago. The Ernie Ball Regular Slinky 10 gauge is my go-to electric guitar...Read complete review

I've been playing guitar for about 15 years or so and switched to these strings almost exclusively about maybe 8 years ago. The Ernie Ball Regular Slinky 10 gauge is my go-to electric guitar string. Sometimes I'll use a heavier gauge to set a guitar up for slide, or a lighter gauge to make bending easier on a guitar I'm only gonna use for recording solos. But by and large if I've got a string of gigs coming up, or plan to do some extended practicing or song-writing, I'll drop a set of these on all my guitars. I think they're the perfect combination of feel, tone, and value. The name "Slinky" says it all. To me they're all about the feel. These strings bend well but still feel substantial. They're firm enough that chords sound fantastic but there's enough "give" to them that soloing is a joy; but they don't feel flimsy at all. My only qualm is they don't last as long as some other brands might; they seem to peak early in terms of optimal tone and feel, and go dead quickly... but they're not very expensive either. And one should change their strings routinely anyway. While they're in that sweet spot of their playing life there's nothing better as far as I'm concerned. For value you can't beat these multi-packs. I order a box about once a year and I'm pretty much good to go.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not really buy 10 get 2 free...

Great strings, but pricing is a little innacurate for "Free" bonus packs
Doing the Math, you can buy one set for $3.99 Buying 10 at $3.99
Buying 10 at...Read complete review

Great strings, but pricing is a little innacurate for "Free" bonus packs
Doing the Math, you can buy one set for $3.99 Buying 10 at $3.99
Buying 10 at $3.99 would be $39.90

OR you can "buy 10 and get 2 Free" for $44.99
Therefore, the "2 Free" costs you an extra 5 Bucks... not really free, now is it Friends???
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5.0

I've used these string for 30 plus year's

By TODD

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Comments about Ernie Ball 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free:

Best strings ever!! for the price they can"t be matched!!

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5.0

Love my Slinky 2221s

By John

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Comments about Ernie Ball 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free:

Cheaper by the dozen. I have never broken a string when playing and do not experience any tuning problems or deaden problems with these strings and I have used them for many years now.

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5.0

Awesome strings

By Lew

from King of Prussia

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Ernie Ball 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free:

    Everybody has their own favorite, but I love these strings. I change out every 15 hours or so. I love the feel of these strings. I have these on all of my guitars. I also back the pickups off for even more sustain. This is a great product and these have never failed me.

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    5.0

    2nd. time around on using these strings.

    By Ole`Blues Man

    from Bridgeton NJ

    About Me Novice

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Ernie Ball 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free:

      I have tried different strings on my L. P. but these just make magic happen when they are used.

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      5.0

      Good Deal.

      By Christian

      from Glens Falls New York

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Doesn't string itself.. Oh well.

        Comments about Ernie Ball 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free:

        Great Price and they are Made in the USA! Got a nice T Shirt too.

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        5.0

        Very beneficial purshase.

        By ATmetal

        from Rosewell, NJ

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Tone
        • Long Life

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Ernie Ball 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free:

          Bought it for my studio, because almost all clients come with old strings. This type of strings is the best for many genres.

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          5.0

          1o pack plus two free Ernie ball guitar strings

          By Mike

          from Reno NV

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about Ernie Ball 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free:

            Love the email shopping...great deal...thanks!

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            5.0

            Always

            By Ram Rod

            from Panama City Fl

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            Pros

            • Consistent

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Ernie Ball 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free:

                Always use these for my electrics. For years and years.

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                5.0

                I would buy this product again and again. GREAT deal!

                By Jim

                from Knightdale, NC

                About Me Professional Musician

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Ernie Ball 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free:

                  I use this product nonstop during practice as well as during all of my gigs. Great product!

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                  5.0

                  pretty much all I use now. they sound great and feel great.

                  By dale57strat

                  from Greencastle, Pa

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tone

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Ernie Ball 2221 Nickel Slinky Lime Guitar Strings - Buy 10, Get 2 Free:

                    have these on all my electric guitars.

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