#1
I just restrung my guitar with Ernie Ball Hybrid Slinky's and for some reason I am getting a really tinny, metalic sound whenever i strum a chord. I tried stretching out the strings, and even restrung some of them, and still nothing helps. I've never used Ernie Ball's before, but I asssume they arent supposed to make that kind of sound.
#2
is your action really low and the string(s) might be making contact with a fret?

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#3
could be that theyre just new strings? mine sometimes sound a little tinny... but new strings always give a brighter, cleaner sound.
#4
Ernie Ball strings are really nice, i used them for a long time. Yea man you just gotta let the strings strech out
#5
I just checked my action and from what I can see by just eyeballing it, it looks ok, there doesnt seem to be any contact.

It could be that they are new strings as I know I have had a problem with the tinny sound before, its just never been this bad. Maybe it will go away after a few more hours of playing.

Thanks for your help guys!
#6
that tinny sound means that you have good new strings on!

It's a good thing.
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could be that theyre just new strings? mine sometimes sound a little tinny... but new strings always give a brighter, cleaner sound.


+1, have you ever changed your strings before?
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I just restrung my guitar with Ernie Ball Hybrid Slinky's and for some reason I am getting a really tinny, metalic sound whenever i strum a chord. I tried stretching out the strings, and even restrung some of them, and still nothing helps. I've never used Ernie Ball's before, but I asssume they arent supposed to make that kind of sound.


I'm having the same problem (D'Addario here), but I guess just playing more will make them sound better.
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+1, have you ever changed your strings before?


I've been playing for 5 years, I hope that I had changed my strings before . I know it sounded like a noobish question, but it was just WAY more tinny than anything else I had ever had when I changed strings before. Even after playing for a few more hours, its starting to fade. Sorry for the dumb question