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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...Click To Read More About This Product

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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 42 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (6)
  • Consistent (4)
  • Well built / quality (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (5)
  • Concerts (4)
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    • Experienced (6)

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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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(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Tone & Longevity

By Morgan-l.XcI

from Winston-Salem, NC

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

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.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

skip these strings

By Sobriety Saves

from Greencastle, PA

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

I got these because my friend told me how good EB's guitar strings are. Different with bass strings though; the tone is REALLY bland. Doesnt sound good with slap, picking, or finger picking. Neutral warmth, half bright. Good price for bass strings though. If you want a great tone, go with DR, rotosound etc. But if your really price restricted, get these.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great....For Some

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

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

These Strings are good for metal, rock, and any finger style. Not really good for slap, but thats just my opinion.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

My only choice

By Breaknthelaw

from Pennsylvania

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

These strings are great. I use ernie's on everything I own and the bass strings are no exception. They last for quite a while and age well. I highly recommend these to ANYONE, including my friends. If you try these you will be committed to ernie's just like I am.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Just Get'em

By dabassist2010

from MD

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

I threw these on my Ibanez and it gave me the sound i was looking for and also my old strings were on there for about 7 months. These gave me the Punchy tone but did not cut my bottom excellent for what i play.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

A bit disappointed

By Rockin for Him

from Lisbon, Portugal

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

Hey these strings are for someone else. I bought them to replace the Warwick black labels that I had on my Warwick Streamer Rock Bass and I wish I hadn't, that is for the most part. The E string is died from the get go, but the A and larger than normal D and G sound good. I guess if the E was better then I'd give these guys a better rewiew. Probably won't try these again, unless I use the stainless Steel ones

 
5.0

Definitely going to stick with this brand.

By T.P.M.

from Arkansas

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  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

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

      We love these strings. They really make our bass "stand out."

       
      5.0

      great price and super fast shipping

      By pat

      from palm bay fl

      Verified Buyer

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

      great strings

       
      5.0

      Solid strings

      By Jonesy

      from Corvallis, or

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      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!

         
        5.0

        Love these strings.

        By Phil T.

        from Lufkin, TX

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        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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