A fresh set of strings can breathe new life into your guitar and help take your playing in different directions, while some work better with different pickups and scale lengths.
That’s why having a large choice of strings is such a good thing: it gives you the option to tailor your playing and sound to any genre, sparking your creativity and making sure you play your best. Make no mistake, experimenting with different strings is a must for any guitarist.
Ernie Ball has been at the forefront of delivery to the demands of guitarists and pushing for innovation for six decades. Ernie himself first developed the iconic Slinkys in the ’60s, and Ernie Ball has produced one of the biggest ranges of strings on the market. There are gauges and materials to suit any player, no matter their style or technique.
If you’re looking to hone in on that all-important string choice, the video above will get you there, cutting through the noise and giving you guidance on finding the right strings for you.
The short 101 video above runs through the assortment of Slinky Strings from Ernie Ball, from all-time classics such as the Slinky Electric and Classic Rock ’N Roll, right up to new alloys such as Cobalt, which delivers increased output, and Paradigm, which boasts a hugely powerful nano coating, making them the strongest guitar strings known to man. There’s an option for every player - go and find yours in the video now.
The Ernie Ball Electric Slinky is a part of rock 'n' roll history. Invented to respond to the demands of players, they remain the best-selling electric strings today. Used by the world's greatest guitarists and players of all abilities, the company continue to develop new coatings wraps and gauges - and the line-up is set to get even bigger with the launch of new Skinny Top Beefy Bottom, Mondo, Turbo, and Mighty Slinky sets on March 2.
For more info on finding the right strings for you, head over to Ernie Ball (opens in new tab).