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Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings 

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Smoother, rounder vintage tone.

Gauges 9-11-16-24-32-42.

Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky electric guitar strings are made from pure nickel wire wrapped around tin-plated hex-shaped steel core wire. Produces a warm rich tone.

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

Ernie Ball is the pioneer of rock and roll guitar strings. Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Steve Vai, and Slash are among the long list of Slinky players.


You'll definitely feel and hear the difference. Order today.

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Ernie Ball2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.9

(based on 11 reviews)

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  • Long life (4)
  • Good tone (3)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Nice but not that nice

By LEG5

from Central Florida

Comments about Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings:

Don't get me wrong, these are good strings. I purchased them for use on my Strat just to see if they were worth the extra money. For me they didn't last very long, and I honestly didn't see much difference between these and the traditional Ernie Ball Super Slinky strings (plus I believe the traditional ones last longer).

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing Smooth Tone

By -6t0aMeaC

from Garner, NC

Comments about Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings:

First off, I bought these strings last summer for my new Epiphone Les Paul Standard because the strings that came with it sounded all screwy. After I got these bad boys put in, I was in heaven. All around great tone, smooth, round, and the feel is soft and easy to bend. I was able to play for hours on end with these strings because they were so comfortable. If you are a lead or rhythm guitarist looking for good tone and playability, look no further. The ernie ball "rock and roll" super slinkys will cure your ills.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I've used these 4 over 8 years & still wont switch

By Third Day

from Liverpool, NY

Comments about Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings:

Excellent quality.Reasonable price.Awsome sound!!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Simply the Best

By STRATOSPHERE-iXPPs

from south FLA

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Comments about Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings:

All of my Stratocasters are strung with EB super slinky strings. The sound performance cannot be beat for my style of play. They have great tonal presence and brightness and stand up well to my heavy bending style. I tend to change my strings after 8 to 10 hours of play, so I am not the best judge of longevity, but oh the sweet sound and feel of a new set of slinkys. It is truly addictive and they cost no more than a burger doodle value meal!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

smooth

By guitaristdrummerdude

from kansas city, MO

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Comments about Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings:

I've been using these for two years now, it depends what you want. These make a much deeper and smooth tone, so great for nice soul-full leads, but keeps the clarity for faster shredders. But if you want a really bright and sharp attack, look elsewhere. But they just FEEL more flexible and smoother, so awesome. SO basically, this strings are good for rock and blues, or for people that just want a deeper sound.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Wow =)

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings:

I didn't know how much of a difference strings make. I used to have old Washburns on my LX20 and i thought they were good. but, WOW, so much of a difference in tone!!!

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Ernie Ball strings

By JMBW Vintage

from MN

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Comments about Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings:

These ernie ball electric strings are very good. Warm, rich tone. Great blues strings!

 
5.0

I love the sound and feel

By Diesel

from Red River Country, KY

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  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Long Life

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    Comments about Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings:

    Love that blues overdrive sound these strings produce. The feel of the wound strings is very pleasing too.

     
    5.0

    EB 2253

    By Rjake

    from Indy

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        Comments about Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings:

        They don't break on me, and sound great. Notes are clearer and fuller. I've tried every pure nickel wound string out there, and I keep coming back to these. At this price, you can't beat them.

         
        5.0

        ernie ball 2253 slinky pure nickel strings

        By Rick H

        from Virginia

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Long Life
        • Strong

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          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Ernie Ball 2253 Super Slinky Pure Nickel Electric Guitar Strings:

          I have used ernie ball slinky stings for more than 20 years I was using fender lite gauge .09 -42
          until I discovered these, the tone and feel are far better in my opinion . I play Gibson and fender guitars
          I get much more life out of these strings .... Rick

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