Ernie Ball unveils new its first new gauge strings in over a decade with Ultra and Burly Slinkys

Ernie Ball has announced the Ultra and Burly Slinkys, the company’s first new gauge electric guitar strings in over a decade.

The Ultra set combines Regular and Power Slinky sets, with gauges of .010, .013, .017, .028, .038, and .048”, while the Burly set combines Power and Skinny Top Heavy Bottom Slinky sets for gauges of .011, .014, .018, .030, .042, .052”.

Head over to Ernie Ball for more info.

This new launch follows the company’s extra-strength Paradigm string sets, which are guaranteed for 90 days.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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