Wow!!! Ernie Ball Regular Slinkys

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  1. Sawwave

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    This is probably old hat for most of you but I finally tried Ernie Ball Regular Slinky strings and I have to say I am blown away by how good they sound. When I started playing guitar I used D'addario because they were colour coded and I thought that if I broke a string, it would be easy to replace it with an old one due to the colour coding. Then I just got into the habit and always used D'addario strings. But after playing with the EB's for an hour I can confidentially say that I have seen the light and have pledged my allegiance to Mr. Ball.
     
  2. cwcashiniv

    cwcashiniv Member

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    Yep. Just awesome strings, and they feel great! :aok I use regular slinky's on my LP, and hybrid slinky's on my Tele. Love 'em!
     
  3. Sean French

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    Been a EB player for over 25 years. Reg Slinky for me too.
     
  4. Celticguitar666

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    :agree I use regular on both my electrics Gibson Special model and my
    Saga LP they do sound great
    Dewey
     
  5. Darkburst

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    I've tried a lot of string brands, including some pricier ones like Snake Oil and Pyramid. In the end I prefer the Regular Slinkys too.
     
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  6. JayNo

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    Slinkys are my jam (hah). Always have 'em in stock and always on hand.
     
  7. Matt L

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    My favorites, although Dunlops are pretty decent, too.
     
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    Yup, I've come back to them after dalliances with many other, often more-expensive strings. They sound and feel terrific at a great price.

    -Alan
     
  9. teddys

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    And best buy has em for 3.99..!,
     
  10. ahab

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    Ernie Ball Regular Slinky strings have been my standard for at least 20 years. I also like Gibson Les Paul 10s. But, they are much more expensive and I usually go through about one set of Gibsons for every 5 or 6 sets of Slinkys.
     
  11. Hateandwar

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    Yep I've been using them for the last two years. Best strings I've ever used
     
  12. scolfax

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    When I need 10's Ernie Ball Slinky's are my favorite.
     
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  13. affirmedatheist

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    I've always used Ernie Balls. I use the Hybrid Slinkys from memory, but I can't remember a time when I've used anything else.

    I've personally never really had much of an issue with them breaking, and I do a lot of bends these days.
     
  14. Fifthstone

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    Another die hard Slinky user. Best strings I've played hands down.
     
  15. AXXA

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    I prefer Ernie Ball over everything else, they just feel and sound right to me. I use the Power Slinkys, and I've used them a long time. I never have any issues with them.
     
  16. stratchamp57

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    I tried Ernie ball and I prefer dadarios.
     
  17. b3john

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    EB Regular Slinkies (10-46) on Gibsons and Hardtail Strats, EB Super Slinkies (9-42) on Strats with trems. Since forever. :)
     
  18. djlynch

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    balls are the best
    when I have a NGD I put some balls on it
     
  19. charless

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    Used these strings a lot however I've since switched to GHS Boomers a while ago and don't see myself going back to the Ernie Ball strings. The Boomers seem to last longer, sound fuller and brighter and have a little more tension.
     
  20. Cottage

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    EBs are the original Rock n' Roll strings. Before they came out, people used to buy a high banjo string and move the rest of the telephone wires up. I've used them for 46 years. Never a problem. They used to give you an extra high E string in each pack!
     
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