Ernie Ball - 2229 Hyper Slinky Nickel Wound Electric Guitar Strings - .008-.042

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Ernie Ball strings have been a top choice for players of all types since the early 1960s, when guitarists came into Ernie Ball's music store, customizing their string gauges to make their axes easier to play. After fruitless attempts to interest major guitar manufacturers in a lighter set of strings, Ernie Ball decided to start making his own. When you open a pack of his strings today, you know you're getting a quality set of strings designed to give you great tone, reliable performance, and long life. You can't go wrong when you string up with Ernie Ball strings!

Ernie Ball's 2229 Hyper Slinky electric guitar strings are made from nickel-plated steel wire wrapped around a tin-plated hex-shaped steel core wire. Their tone and feel are very close to their Super Slinky strings, but with less tension on the top three strings for easier bending and a light, fast feel.

Ernie Ball 2229 Hyper Slinky Electric Guitar Strings Features:

  • Type: Electric, 6-string
  • .008, .011, .014, .024, .032, .042
  • Lighter tension on the top three strings for easier bends and lighter feel
  • Tin-plated hex steel core
  • Nickel-plated steel wrap