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Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings   

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Gauges 50-70-85-105.Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky bass strings are round-wound for maximum clarity and serious punch. The list of endorsers for Erni...Read More

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Go for the original with the slinky feel and the fat tone.

Gauges 50-70-85-105.

Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky bass strings are round-wound for maximum clarity and serious punch. The list of endorsers for Ernie Ball Slinky bass strings reads like a who's who of modern rock bass. Made in the USA with specially formulated alloys for long life and maximum vibrancy.

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.


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Ernie Ball2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings
 
4.6

(based on 41 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (5)
  • Consistent (4)
  • Well built / quality (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (5)
  • Concerts (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Tone & Longevity

A couple years ago I was told to try Ernie Ball's and the moment I put them on my guitar and played them, I knew I had found a winner. These strings, especially...Read complete review

A couple years ago I was told to try Ernie Ball's and the moment I put them on my guitar and played them, I knew I had found a winner. These strings, especially for bass, last forever. I have NEVER broken an Ernie Ball string and I abuse my guitar & bass strings. These strings retain a punching tone even after months of use (although it will be much better for the first few weeks). These strings feel great and don't lose their sound. I've played many other string brands including pricier ones and the sound just doesn't last. D'Addarios mellow out far too quickly, and other brands such as GHS don't even feel right. There is no other string that I will ever use. No matter what gauge string, even the Super Slinky Bass, gives me a huge tone and punch from all my basses.

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Leave these for a quick replacement

I got these string because I had broken my other pair. I had heard many good things about Ernie Ball so I got them, put them on, and at first they sounded amazing....Read complete review

I got these string because I had broken my other pair. I had heard many good things about Ernie Ball so I got them, put them on, and at first they sounded amazing. I loved the sound. I've had them on for about a week and now I say don't buy these. If you need a quick fill in on strings and are on a budget, get them. But after the first week, they have a very bland tone for slap, pick, and regular finger playing. And for some reason, I play over an hour every day and when I'm done, my fingers are black from the strings. I don't know if that happened to anyone else but it happened to me.

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5.0

great price and super fast shipping

By pat

from palm bay fl

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Comments about Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings:

great strings

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5.0

Solid strings

By Jonesy

from Corvallis, or

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings:

    I'd forgotten how good new bass strings could sound until I switched out for these lovely strings. Change your strings people!

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    5.0

    Love these strings.

    By Phil T.

    from Lufkin, TX

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings:

    Love these strings. Have tried others but keep coming back.

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    5.0

    Ernie Ball, the best.

    By mike

    from undisclosed

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Easy on the fingers
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Made in the USA
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Practicing
      • Recording

      Comments about Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings:

      Really good sounding, playing strings. Only brand I use.

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      5.0

      Quick Shipping

      By Hank

      from North Carolina

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Great Service And Product

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings:

          Quick shipping and the Ernie Ball strings sound really good.

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          5.0

          Awesome Strings

          By McGyvor

          from Albertville, Al.

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Tone
          • Great Tone

          Cons

          • No cons

          Best Uses

          • Anytime
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings:

          I like the tone of the larger Regular Slinky. The E string really growls, and they last a long time. Never had one to break, and I'm rough on them.

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          5.0

          These are the best, buy them

          By Blue Chrome

          from Lexington, KY

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings:

            These are the only strings I use anymore. Back when I was a touring musician, I had an Ernie Ball endorsement and I got hooked on the sound.

            Whatever bass you use, a new set of these will make it sound better. And what a great price.

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            4.0

            Good Buy at Any Price

            By Bear

            from Anaheim, CA

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Used Before Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Practicing

              Comments about Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings:

              Good product, consistent quality.

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              4.0

              Great Strings

              By Fear

              from St. Louis

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              Comments about Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings:

              I had no clue how dead my old strings were until I popped these on. The sound of my bass suddenly livened up and it sounds SO much better. They're nice and bright, sound great for metal. They feel good most of the time, but in a few spots they can be a little rough, but callused fingers will have no problem. Overall, great buy for the money.

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              5.0

              Great strings

              By Jeffrey Shultz

              from Undisclosed

              Comments about Ernie Ball 2832 Regular Slinky Round Wound Bass Strings:

              I must say this is my first set of Ernie Ball strings since I started playing in 1978. I don't know why I never used them but I just didn't think of it before. I usually use Rotosound Swing Bass or Blue steel most recently. I decided to try these based on reviews and I have to say so far I am very impressed. The slightly heavier gauge is just what I was looking for. These feel really nice and have a great growl that I was missing. I will be using these again and again.

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