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Ernie Ball 2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings  

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Ernie Ball Beefy Slinky Electric Strings are perfect for those who like to detune their instrument to lower tuning combinations. Metal fans worldwide have gravitated towards the Beefy Slinky set to g... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Ernie Ball Beefy Slinky Electric Strings are perfect for those who like to detune their instrument to lower tuning combinations. Metal fans worldwide have gravitated towards the Beefy Slinky set to give their guitar the optimal gauge combination for Drop D & Drop C tuning. The wound strings are made from nickel-plated, steel wire wrapped around a hex-shaped steel core wire. The plain strings are made of specially tempered, tin-plated, high-carbon steel, producing a well-balanced tone for your guitar.

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

Ernie Ball is a pioneer of rock and roll guitar strings. Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Steve Vai, and Slash are among the long list of Slinky players.

Gauges: 11-15-22p-30-42-54.

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Ernie Ball2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings
 
4.2

(based on 27 reviews)

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Some of the Best Strings Out There

I love very thing about these strings except for the plain 3rd string. I tune these down to B-standard and they play beautifully on my BC Rich Warlock. Over all one of my favorite...Read complete review

I love very thing about these strings except for the plain 3rd string. I tune these down to B-standard and they play beautifully on my BC Rich Warlock. Over all one of my favorite sets of strings!

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Good Strings

They have a nice tone. They stay tight and full. I used them to play in a metalcore band in Drop C and D standard. They stay pretty tight, but not too...Read complete review

They have a nice tone. They stay tight and full. I used them to play in a metalcore band in Drop C and D standard. They stay pretty tight, but not too tight. In my opinion, they have a better tone than skinny top heavy bottoms for rhythm in those tunings because they're not all loose n floppy unless u like that. They're not made to play in standard tuning. It says "optimal for detuning" for a reason. So, don't buy them for that unless u feel like it. I played rhythm and some leads in that band. No problems and felt good in either tuning. They sounded full throughout til they got too old like any other string lol. My only complaint was that the G string felt too tight compared to B and E plain strings, so the set felt unbalanced, and it was a little hard to get intonate. But, good for low tuned guitars.

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(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Some of the Best Strings Out There

By C. Hardy of Predatory Mindset

from Winter Garden, FL

Comments about Ernie Ball 2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings:

I love very thing about these strings except for the plain 3rd string. I tune these down to B-standard and they play beautifully on my BC Rich Warlock. Over all one of my favorite sets of strings!

(9 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent strings

By jotrimble

from Milwaukee

Comments about Ernie Ball 2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings:

These strings can take a real beating in every tuning i've thrown at them. I had strated with regular slinkys and my friend gave me these. I slapped them on and couldn't believe how well the thick strings held drop tuning so well. It even held drop A like it was nothing. Very nice but if you don't like thick strings then don't get them. If you're into heavy drop tuning get these they're the best!

(4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Ernie Ball: Beefy Slinky

By MulletRocker505

from Salt Lake City, Utah

Comments about Ernie Ball 2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings:

Well if your into great tone, choose ernie ball strings. I wouldn't recommend this size to guitarist who love bend, vibrato, etc. because it's harder to do it on this size. Try Ernie Ball: Super Slinky. Some of the greatest guitarists in the world use Ernie Ball strings, I recommend them.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

c'mon guys....

By Nathaniel Gaffney

from Spartanburg, SC

Comments about Ernie Ball 2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings:

These are downright amazing strings, great for the metal player such as myself. But I must say something about some of the reviews on here. I couldn't help but shake my head and laugh when I read that some people bought them and said it made their fingers hurt. Seriously? These are strings for tuning down and whatnot, not standard, definitely not standard. Please read the product description before you buy, this will make you not sound like you don't know anything about guitar.

(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent strings for all styles of music!

By Mr.Whitetail05

from the U.S. of A.

Comments about Ernie Ball 2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings:

These are my favorite strings to put on my strat. They give very beefy tone and are excellent for detuned playing. They last very long and i have never had one break. Great for Stevie Ray Vaughan style stuff or really any blues, rock, country, metal or anything else you could think of. I have even used them on my acoustic!!

(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Metal strings

By Spencer

from Lenoir, North Carolina

Comments about Ernie Ball 2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings:

Man all i can say is wow with these strings. The tone is very warm. I have these in drop b on my floyd rose and the are my strings of choice right now. I also have these in standard on my ibanez, They are pretty stiff in standard but if you want the tone you have to trade up for these.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome strings!

By Ryuu

from San Diego, California

Comments about Ernie Ball 2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings:

I used to use Ernie Ball Regular slinkies in drop tunings, and they didn't work out that well. But then I bought some of these and put them on my Ibanez GRX20L, and just WOW. The strings even take really low drop tunings like they're nothing. I wouldn't recommend these strings for standard, if you play standard, you should try Super Slinkies or Regular Slinkies. Even after detuning to something like Drop A#, then tuning up to Drop C, these strings are VERY durable.

(2 of 27 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

horrible

By lowpitch

from kernersville, north carolina

Comments about Ernie Ball 2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings:

i just bought some of these two days ago, and put them on yesterday. i cant play, whatsoever. i only like the tone, but i cant bend at all, i cant play as fast, even if i dont bend, im only 14, ive been playing for about 2 years, so im still developing my finger strength and skin strength, and it hurts pretty bad to play lead on these. they are pretty good for drop, but if you want some good lead strings, do not buy these. buy some super slinkies instead.

(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good drop tuning

By sEtH

from Connecticut

Comments about Ernie Ball 2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings:

These strings work realllly good for drop tuning and it gives u the crunch u want. gives really deep sound. the only bad thing is the G B and E strings are to thick. its hard to pull off and hammer on, and bend.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Strings=Great Tone

By John Burns

from Stockton CA

Comments about Ernie Ball 2627 Nickel Beefy Slinky Drop Tuning Electric Guitar Strings:

I put these strings on an old school Ibanez S-Series and these bad boys shred. Instantly added thickness to my tone and took it to a new level. They sound great when tuned down to Drop B. I have had these on my axe for two weeks with daily playing and they still sound great so they are durable as well.

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