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Ernie Ball 2730 Cobalt 7-String Skinny Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings

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Part of the Ernie Ball Cobalt Slinky Guitar Strings Series, the 2730 Cobalt 7-String Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings are engineered to maxim...Click To Read More About This Product

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Easier to bend and increases your clear highs and low end.

Part of the Ernie Ball Cobalt Slinky Guitar Strings Series, the 2730 Cobalt 7-String Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings are engineered to maximize output and clarity, and are the latest innovation in string technology. Seeking to provide guitarists and bassists with a new voice, Cobalt strings provide an extended dynamic range, incredible harmonic response, increased low end, and crisp, clear highs. Cobalt is the most magnetically active string alloy on the planet and attracts the magnets in your pickups more than any other string. Cobalt Slinkys are also soft and silky to the touch, making string bending a breeze.


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Ernie Ball2730 Cobalt 7-String Skinny Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.3

(based on 7 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (6)
  • Good tone (5)
  • Long life (3)
  • Well built / quality (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Back-up (4)
  • Concerts (4)
  • Practicing (4)
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(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Buy 'em and try 'em

By CreepingSeth

from Northwest PA

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Softer Than Other Strings
  • Versatile String Gauge

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ab Through Bb Tuning
    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Ernie Ball 2730 Cobalt 7-String Skinny Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings:

    Searching for 7 strings, can be expensive and time consuming. I bought a pack of these and.... they're just awesome! Try them NOW!

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    An absolute must!!!

    By ZHwk09

    from Yamato, Japan

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Ernie Ball 2730 Cobalt 7-String Skinny Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings:

      I'm new to the cobalt string world, but after listening to the product demos and doing some research, I picked up a set to re-string my Ibanez Universe. Once I plugged the guitar in, it came alive! The cleans are crisp and bright with a lot of response and depth. Kicking on the distortion, the attacks are loud and the tone is clear. I could not be happier with these strings, especially in Drop A tuning. Do not wait, get these strings and start really rocking out.

      (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Another Incorrect item Description from Musician's Friend.

      By ThomasJ

      from Minnesota

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      Comments about Ernie Ball 2730 Cobalt 7-String Skinny Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings:

      I needed Skinny Top Heavy Bottom strings. The item description on Musician's Friend web site described it this way. When it arrived, I found out the description was wrong, this item is not skinny top heavy bottom. I don't have time to mail it back, I'll take the hit, but I'm upset.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best Tension You'll Find in a String Pack

      By Jaganath

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Professional Musician

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Long Life
      • Perfect Tension
      • Strong

      Cons

      • A Bit On The Warm Side

      Best Uses

      • Everything
      • Live shows
      • Recording

      Comments about Ernie Ball 2730 Cobalt 7-String Skinny Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings:

      I play standard tuning with a low A (AEADGBe) on a standard 25.5" scale length guitar, and while I'll admit these are just barely on the warm side for my taste, the tension is perfect on every string. The top is still perfectly shredable, while the bottom is perfectly tight and responsive. Definitely the nicest string pack for a 25.5" 7-string guitar.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Definitely check them out!

      By MusicMan420

      from Portland, OR

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life
      • Strong

      Cons

      • No 65

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Ernie Ball 2730 Cobalt 7-String Skinny Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings:

      After adopting the 7 string guitar, I had a hybrid set I used for a long time with the 6 string ST/HB pack and a .65 bass string for the top and I loved it. Once the cobalts came out, I tried them and really enjoyed them. After I got my Music Man, these were available and I snagged a set. I've been playing in Drop G with the 62 and it holds up well, a little too loose for my taste. I'm usually a half step up to G# and that is extremely stable and crisp. They sound amazing through the piezo as well and they last longer than my other sets although I have switched all my guitars over to the cobalts.

      I definitely recommend giving them a shot! It's a perfect set for me and what I'm looking to accomplish with my tone.

       
      5.0

      One of the best set of strings.

      By Jay Jay The Jet Plane

      from Middletown, Ct

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Long Life

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Ernie Ball 2730 Cobalt 7-String Skinny Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings:

        Great tone and they feel amazing. Love these bad boys.

         
        5.0

        hot tone

        By MTloveit

        from Missoula, Montana

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Ernie Ball 2730 Cobalt 7-String Skinny Top Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings:

            I put these on my dean ml modifier with a 25.5 inch scale in drop b. nice and tight with a little more output than normal strings. I actually had to lower the bridge pickup to not be so harsh. they feel a little weird at first, but after a couple hours of playing they soften up. the 62 feels like a 65. I used to use extra heavy dadarrio with a 65 but these work great in drop b. try em out!

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