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Ernie Ball 3222 Nickel Hybrid Slinky Electric Guitar Strings 3-Pack
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Gauges 09-11-16-26-36-46. Nickels are the most popular of the Ernie Ball Slinky guitar strings. Made from nickel-plated steel wire wrapped around tin...Click To Read More About This Product
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Nickels are the most popular of the Ernie Ball Slinky guitar strings. Made from nickel-plated steel wire wrapped around tin-plated hex-shaped steel core wire. Produces a well-balanced all-around good sound.
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. Setting the standard for the industry has enabled Slinky electric guitar strings to become the world's top selling brand. Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Steve Vai, and Slash are among the long list of Slinky players.
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i cannot stress the importance of string durrabillity. d'addario's suck! they break easilly, and i wasn't going to go with another set of the usual pink pack, sound and articulation gets lost after a few weeks of straight playing, but these hybrids, on my tele, i decided to check them out and man am i impressed! i haven't had to change this set in two seasons, thats including gigging twice a week! they remain consistant, and have taken a beating. i have changed the balls on my strat too to these hybrids. they are great!
After all the strings I've owned and tried, I can not stress enough how these Hybrids take on the competition. The crisp/clear sound you get from any amp or through any effects processor is just fantastic. They make all the difference on sustain, bends, and are very pliable when playing all kinds of music. Especially metal, you can beat the crap out of them and they still go, I haven't broke one yet. Definitely recommend to all!
My story is unique. I played in rock bands during the late sixties and early seventies. It has been over 30 years since I played electric guitar (Gibson ES 335 and gold Les Paul Standard). Suddenly, I got the urge again and bought a new guitar. I also bought Ernie Ball Slinky Hybrids based on reviews that I read. I cannot believe how strings have improved since 1975 or is it these Ernie Balls? These strings are absolutely tremendous: true pitch all over the neck, easily manipulated. There really are "slinky". Cannot recommend them enough. Far superior to the Fender and Gibson strings I used to use. LOVE THEM!Rick
I have played on many brands of strings...Dunlop, D'Addario, Dean Markely, and Knucklehead, but by far, these hybrid are the best. I've used them for a long time. I've switched to dunlop Zakk Wylde string, but to tell you the truth, they suck...You want string to sound great and stay in tune, go with these hybrids...You'll never switch 'em....
I have been playing 9-42 string sets for most of the time and I really like how the plain strings are easier to bend. These were the first strings I saw that had skinnier plain strings but with thicker wound strings. Compared to the 10-46 GHS Boomers that came on my guitar, I could immediately feel the difference with these. Great feel and tone. The plain strings do not sound dull or weak but are not too brittle or biting. The wound strings are thick are powerful, adding a lot more depth to chords. Excellent strings!
I've been using this brand, this gauge, exclusively for the last 6 years or so. I get the easy feel of 9's when shredding and almost the sound of tight, chunky 10's on rythm. The heavy bottoms make clean passages loud and beautiful and distortion tight but still a little looser than 10's. I will absolutely use these for the rest of my career.