Ernie Ball

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The Ernie Ball Ultra Slinky 10–48 electric guitar strings are constructed of nickel-plated steel wrap wire and tin-plated high carbon steel hex core wire and are built to handle the demands of high-performance playing. The Ultra Slinky gauge provides a slinky, flexible feel that facilitates speedy solos and complex chording. The nickel-plated wrap wire creates a warm, balanced tone with punchy mids, crisp highs and tight, defined lows. Whether you play hard rock, metal or progressive styles, the Ernie Ball Ultra Slinky strings will elevate your tone and playing to new heights.

Ultra-Flexible 10–48 Gauge Facilitates Speed and Articulation

The Ultra Slinky 10–48 gauge offers a loose, bendable feel that allows fast fretting hand movement across the fretboard. The light bottom end provides clarity and snap, while the medium top end creates sustain and tension ideal for expressive vibrato and string bending. Shredders and lead players will love the effortless playability of these slinky strings.

Nickel-Plated Wrap Wire Produces a Warm, Balanced Tone

The nickel-plated steel wrap wire gives the Ultra Slinky strings a balanced tone with emphasized mids, clear highs and tight lows. The nickel plating softens the attack and enhances sustain and resonance. Overall, these strings have a vintage-voiced tone that pairs well with humbucker and overdrive tones.

Built to Withstand the Rigors of High-Performance Playing

From Ernie Ball, a company that has been producing premium guitar strings for over 50 years, the Ultra Slinky strings are constructed to meet the demands of accomplished rock and metal guitarists. The tin-plated hex core provides corrosion resistance and durability, while the nickel wrap wire allows for a long-lasting, consistent tone. For players who demand the best in tone and reliability, Ernie Ball Ultra Slinky strings are an ideal choice.

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  • Nickel-plated steel wire wrapped around tin-plated hex-shaped steel core wire
  • Well-balanced tone
  • Gauges: .010, .013, .017, .028, .038, .048
  • Comes in a 3-pack of strings

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