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Ernie Ball: The Colors of Rock 'N' Rollplay button

Ernie Ball: The Colors of Rock 'N' Roll

Ernie Ball: String Alloys - Nickel Wound Slinkys on the Cutlass HSSplay button

Ernie Ball: String Alloys - Nickel Wound Slinkys on the Cutlass HSS

The Ernie Ball Slinky Story - Celebrating 60 Yearsplay button

The Ernie Ball Slinky Story - Celebrating 60 Years

Ernie Ball: String Alloy - Nickel Wound Slinkys on the Cutlass SSSplay button

Ernie Ball: String Alloy - Nickel Wound Slinkys on the Cutlass SSS

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The Ernie Ball Super Slinky Nickel Wound electric guitar strings provide a tone and feel designed to inspire. Constructed of nickel-plated steel, these strings deliver a warm yet articulate voice that adapts readily to any genre or style. Their signature Super Slinky gauges, ranging from .009 to .042, produce balanced tension for effortless bending and solid low notes. Whether you play rock, blues, jazz or country, the Super Slinky 2223 strings will keep your tone dynamic and responsive.

Tight, Balanced Tension Maximizes Playability

With Super Slinky gauges from .009 to .042, these strings provide balanced tension for optimum playability. The lighter top end allows for silky-smooth string bending, vibrato and fretting, while the heavier bottom end provides enough tension for defined, resonant low notes. This combination gives players the best of both worlds—a slinky feel up top and taut lows down below.

Nickel-Plated Steel Produces a Warm, Articulate Voice

The nickel-plated steel composition of the Super Slinky 2223 strings delivers a tone that is both warm and articulate. The nickel plating adds richness and depth, while the steel core provides clarity and cut. This blend helps each note ring out with beautiful, harmonically complex overtones. Whether you're tearing up a searing lead or comping jazzy chords, these strings keep your tone musical and responsive.

A Versatile Set for Any Musical Style

With their balanced gauges and nickel-plated steel construction, Super Slinky 2223 strings readily adapt to any genre. The slinky feel and tight low end work equally well for rock riffs and country bends. The warmth pairs nicely with the woody tone of a semi-hollow or archtop, while the clarity cuts through high-gain distortion. Whatever your style, the dynamic voice and playability of these strings will feed your creativity.

Premium Quality and Legendary Performance

For over 50 years, Ernie Ball strings have been a top choice for players of all types. When you open a pack of Super Slinky 2223 strings, you know you're getting a premium set of strings designed to provide great tone, reliable performance and long life. You can't go wrong with the legendary quality of Ernie Ball.

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  • Nickel-plated steel roundwound strings
  • Perfect for blues and rock
  • Produces warm, full tone with tight low end and clear highs
  • Made in the USA
  • Ernie Ball's most popular electric guitar strings

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