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Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String .017 Gauge 6-Pack

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Ernie BallNickel Plain Single Guitar String
 
4.7

(based on 64 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (50)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tone (44)
  • Consistent (43)
  • Long life (23)
  • Well built / quality (22)

Cons

  • Breaks easy (4)

Best Uses

  • Back-up (31)
  • Practicing (30)
  • Concerts (21)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (36), Professional musician (12), Novice (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Ernie Ball gets it done...

If you're playing out, having a few spare strings is a must. MF has the best selection and the best price and you can't beat the free shipping. And don't forget the email...Read complete review

If you're playing out, having a few spare strings is a must. MF has the best selection and the best price and you can't beat the free shipping. And don't forget the email discount codes for an additional 15%...

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

what happened??

This was my go to string pack. I just used 4 strings in a row. the fist and last I put on unwound at the bridge before I even got it in tune!...Read complete review

This was my go to string pack. I just used 4 strings in a row. the fist and last I put on unwound at the bridge before I even got it in tune! The other two lasted a few seconds of playing. If this was a gig it would be a massive FAILURE. Hope its just my pack.

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(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Buy Extra High E's and B's

By steelpig

from Rough & Ready, CA

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Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

I recommend that anyone who plays guitar a lot buy extra high E strings and B strings since they tend to break the most. I have a 2-pack of whole string Ernie ball string sets, but if the high E and the B strings break the most, I'd better think about buying a 6-pack of each of those single strings.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

MusiciansFriend has the largest selection and the BEST price

By Benoni

from San Jose, CA

About Me Professional Musician

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Good Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

    I like to make my own string sets and Musicians Friend has the best price and largest selection of single Ernie Ball strings.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Ernie Ball gets it done...

    By Lead 101

    from High Point, NC

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Long Life
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

        If you're playing out, having a few spare strings is a must. MF has the best selection and the best price and you can't beat the free shipping. And don't forget the email discount codes for an additional 15%...

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        You can never go wrong with Ernie ball strings

        By Dogman-TWQcW

        from Flagstaff, AZ

        Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

        Most of the top pro musicians use Ernie Ball and it is obvious why. They are the best and last the longest. I use the same set-up as David Gilmour, gauge wise 10, 12, 16, 28, 38 & 50. You can not buy those strings in a set. He uses Gibson which I have not been able to find in individual strings. Try this set-up on your guitar and you will know why he does.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Nice String

        By Axe Kicking Guitarist

        from New York

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone

        Cons

        • Breaks Easy

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

        Great string. Good tone. Bends easily. My only complaint is that it can break on a 2 step bend. I have broken more than one this way. That is why I buy the 6 string pack of this size. I love the way the string plays though.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Why waste another pack of strings?

        By 41685

        from Meridian, Idaho

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        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup

            Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

            Not much to say, it's a back up string. While restringing my guitars, I've occasionally broken the smaller strings. These seem to be decent replacements so that I don't have to waste an entire package to replace the string. I bought extras in several different sizes. Glad these are available.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Always keep a few on hand

            By Florida Jammer

            from Summerfield, Florida

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            Pros

            • Good Tone
            • Long Life

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                Sometimes an E string breaks and you need a spare.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Good strings, good price

                By 970harris

                from Omaha, NE

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                    I play blues and blues rock, and my go-to strings are the Ernie Ball Classic Nickel Rock n Roll (10-46's). I rarely break a string but, (as is the case with any other brand of strings I've tried), my top 3 strings wear out (their tone becomes dull, they fail to tune / intonate properly, and lose their feel) faster than the bottom 3. So I usually pull off the top 3 and replace them once before replacing the entire set. These plain steel strings, which are direct replacements for the plain steel (10 - 13 - 17) strings included in the Classic Nickel sets, are ideal for this purpose. They tune up, intontate, and stay in tune well, have good clear tone, and have a very supple feel to them. They are widely available and, purchased in 6 packs, are a good value as well.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Better to have to many than not enough

                    By 238798660

                    from Los Angeles

                    Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                    Had purchased a few packs of strings and had the high E string snap on me twice...
                    Normally I would go out and buy another pack just for the one string but now
                    that I can purchase a pack of single strings I'm set!

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    what happened??

                    By peace2u

                    from NY

                    Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                    This was my go to string pack. I just used 4 strings in a row. the fist and last I put on unwound at the bridge before I even got it in tune! The other two lasted a few seconds of playing. If this was a gig it would be a massive FAILURE. Hope its just my pack.

                     
                    5.0

                    Love these "STRANGS"

                    By Blues

                    from Illinois

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                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tone
                    • Long Life
                    • Strong

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                        Great

                         
                        5.0

                        Good string

                        By Gringo Viejo

                        from Virginia

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Good Tone
                        • Strong

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                          Good quality string

                           
                          5.0

                          Nickel is good

                          By rokdog49

                          from Ohio

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                          Pros

                          • Consistent
                          • Good Tone
                          • Long Life

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Backup
                            • Concerts

                            Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                            These are great for guy like me because I like to use lighter gauges on my B and E for bending.
                            Since they are Nickel they are also lower in tension. In addition, they have a mellowed tone as opposed to steel or stainless . A six pack is economical. Thanks Ernie Ball.

                             
                            5.0

                            Great company

                            By Stan

                            from SWFL

                            Verified Buyer

                            Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                            It's guitar strings, bro.

                             
                            5.0

                            Great for backup

                            By Mike

                            from Athens, Texas

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                            Pros

                            • Consistent
                            • Good Tone
                            • Long Life
                            • Strong

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Backup

                              Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                              I like to keep a couple of extra E strings in each of my guitar cases for backup.

                               
                              4.0

                              Ernie Ball strings are what I use after trying the others.

                              By Nameless Eldritch Horror

                              from Cleveland, Georgia

                              About Me Experienced

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • compliant and easy to bend
                              • Consistent
                              • Good Tone

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Concerts

                                Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                                I play mostly for my own pleasure and peace of mind, but I am quite serious about it. I play blues and blues rock. Slinkys fit the bill. Nickle steel doesn't last as long as stainless or coated, but that is not an important consideration for me. I am simply glad to be able to order individual, gauged strings at all, let alone have them be my brand of choice. You see, there is presently nowhere to buy strings in our little town. I have to drive 23 miles to get strings, and if they have any gauged strings. they are the wrong brand, and cost too much.

                                 
                                4.0

                                stop buying whole packs

                                By greg

                                from maryland

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                                Pros

                                • Consistent

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Backup
                                  • Practicing

                                  Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                                  does its job...Im a beginner so I broke some stringing till I got used to it.....Good buy....

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Yes

                                  By Chat

                                  from Fremont nebraska

                                  About Me Professional Musician

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Consistent
                                  • Good Tone
                                  • Long Life
                                  • Strong

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Practicing

                                    Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                                    I use r these strings because I brake the the E string a lot

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Good price

                                    By David

                                    from Pensacola Florida

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                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                      • none

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Concerts
                                      • Practicing

                                      Comments about Ernie Ball Nickel Plain Single Guitar String:

                                      consistant.

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Used it before to "fill in" breaks on my students' practice,

                                      By Tennessee pickin' mom

                                      from Savannah, TN

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