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Try the new and improved slinky feel and fat tone.

Ernie Ball 2732 Cobalt Regular Slinky Electric Bass Strings are round-wound for maximum clarity and serious punch. The Cobalt Series is clearly an improvement on its classic nickel-wound counterpart giving the player increased sustain, clarity and output. In addition, they resist sweat and moisture better and have unmatched flexibility when compared to other nickel wound strings.

"Ernie Ball Cobalt Bass Strings are the new standard! Bigger, better tone, sustain and volume. Finally a real innovation with strings." - Randy Jackson
"I can't believe how much low end I get out of Ernie Ball Cobalt Bass Strings. Also, the high end is super crisp, seemingly with more definition. Unbelievable." - Dave Larue

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

Gauges 50-70-85-105.


Start hearing and feeling the Cobalt difference today. Order now!

 
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Ernie Ball2732 Cobalt Regular Slinky Electric Bass Strings
 
4.0

(based on 6 reviews)

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75%

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  • Good tone (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts (3)
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    5.0

    excelllent strings

    By speedcrank

    from ma.

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Ernie Ball 2732 Cobalt Regular Slinky Electric Bass Strings:

      easy-playing, powerful tone over entire range.

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      2.0

      Kind of a Gimmick

      By bbgamer884

      from New England

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Good Tone

      Cons

      • Short life

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ernie Ball 2732 Cobalt Regular Slinky Electric Bass Strings:

        I wanted to try these strings out of curiosity, I liked these at first, but they are too bright for bass at first. Then I found out that these strings only last 3 months. I only played my bass once a week for 2 hours a day and I opened my case one day and they were so rusty, they smelled really bad. I went back to the regular strings and they are in much better shape than the cobalt strings were after one month.

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        5.0

        cobalt strings

        By bassjohn

        from Destin FL

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Ernie Ball 2732 Cobalt Regular Slinky Electric Bass Strings:

          best strings yet

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          4.0

          Pretty good strings

          By Tim Williams

          from Dallas, TX

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Diameter Strings
          • Good Tone
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts

            Comments about Ernie Ball 2732 Cobalt Regular Slinky Electric Bass Strings:

            I'm experimenting with different bass strings and was impressed by the Cobalt strings for my Taylor, Gibson and Fender electric guitars. The Cobalt Bass regular slikny strings are a good fit for my Fender Precision, and produce a very nice sound. For some reason, the "A" string is producing a buzz BEHIND the nut (between the nut and tuner) - ??? This is the first time I've encountered that.

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            3.0

            Strings have lots of output and would really shine for slap

            By S-man the bassman

            from Alameda, CA

            Comments about Ernie Ball 2732 Cobalt Regular Slinky Electric Bass Strings:

            I play mostly in a blues band, and like a fat, thick tone with lots of bottom and some midrange punch. I was excited about these strings after hearing about their increased output. However, for my purposes I find that they have too much ring and higher frequency harmonics and overtones, and don't give me that down and dirty sound I'm looking for. Perhaps after using them while they will mellow out and give a more pleasing tone. But for now I would say these would be best for slap and pop, where you want a real strong response in the higher registers. For me right now they don't fit the bill for what I'm looking for.I play mostly in a blues band, and like a fat, thick tone with lots of bottom and some midrange punch. I was excited about these strings after hearing about their increased output. However, for my purposes I find that they have too much ring and higher frequency harmonics and overtones, and don't give me that down and dirty sound I'm looking for. Perhaps after using them while they will mellow out and give a more pleasing tone. But for now I would say these would be best for slap and pop, where you want a real strong response in the higher registers. For me right now they don't fit the bill for what I'm looking for.
            I play mostly in a blues band, and like a fat, thick tone with lots of bottom and some midrange punch. I was excited about these strings after hearing about their increased output. However, for my purposes I find that they have too much ring and higher frequency harmonics and overtones, and don't give me that down and dirty sound I'm looking for. Perhaps after using them while they will mellow out and give a more pleasing tone. But for now I would say these would be best for slap and pop, where you want a real strong response in the higher registers. For me right now they don't fit the bill for what I'm looking for.
            I play mostly in a blues band, and like a fat, thick tone with lots of bottom and some midrange punch. I was excited about these strings after hearing about their increased output. However, for my purposes I find that they have too much ring and higher frequency harmonics and overtones, and don't give me that down and dirty sound I'm looking for. Perhaps after using them while they will mellow out and give a more pleasing tone. But for now I would say these would be best for slap and pop, where you want a real strong response in the higher registers. For me right now they don't fit the bill for what I'm looking for.Qad

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great strings

            Comments about Ernie Ball 2732 Cobalt Regular Slinky Electric Bass Strings:

            To repeat, the best roundwounds out there.
            High output, tons of bottom and top end, easy on the hands.
            Best roundwounds I have tried.
            Great price.

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