#1
What do you guys think of Ernie Ball strings? I'm thinking of giving them a try.
#2
Before I switched to Rotos, I used both Super and Hybrid slinkies and liked them. Really bright sounding strings.

Main issue, they tend to go dead quicker than your typical Rotos. But I think for the relatively low price, they are good.
#3
I think they are very good strings. Though they don't last for a hugely long period of time, they have the perfect growly tone that no other string (that I've tried) can match.

I'm not going to tell you they're the best string (although some close-minded fools will tell you Rotosounds are), as they're entirely subjective.

Try out as many string types as you can, and make a decision on the strings for you.
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#4
slinkies and super slinkies are the only strings I use. no other strings I've tried are as comfortable, or sound quite as nice in my opinion....if we're talking bass strings I actualy couldn't honestly tell you, cause I'm talking guitar strings here...
#5
Quote by Nutter_101
I think they are very good strings. Though they don't last for a hugely long period of time, they have the perfect growly tone that no other string (that I've tried) can match.

I'm not going to tell you they're the best string (although some close-minded fools will tell you Rotosounds are), as they're entirely subjective.

Try out as many string types as you can, and make a decision on the strings for you.


Well I've already tried Rotosound and loved them but I'm looking to try a new string out.
#7
i think they are really easy to play with . it just feels a lot smoother to me and the bends and vibrato's are easier
#8
Honestly, I think they are some of the best strings out there. I bought some Super Slinkeys recently, and they're a little bright at first, but they get better. I would honestly go for the normal slinkeys (you know, the ones in the green pack?)

Yeah, I'm not too good with this stuff.
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#9
I personally love them. They give me the growly tone that I love. I probably will never use other strings.
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#11
sound nice, but they die too soon.
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#12
I love Ernie Ball Bass Strings. I think They last just as long as any other nickel roundwound set out there and sound a little bit brighter in my opinion.
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#13
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I dislike them a lot. They're tone was average to me and they died quick.


Completely agree, I prefer DR
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#14
DR's are ok, and are overpriced with the lame claim of being handmade...sure...
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#15
I just buy mine from America. Probably wouldn't pay full UK price though
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#16
yeah, I bought some DR strings in the states too and wasn't very impressed. I dig Ernie Ball bass strings, they give me the bright tone that I want. To each his own i guess...
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#17
Definately, actually that makes sense, I'm not a fan of brightness
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#18
I used hybrid slinkies and then I got rotosounds and I loved them. Now im back to hybrid slinkies and I probably wont buy rotosounds again.
#21
They're pretty much established as great strings. You can't go wrong with them, unless you simply dislike the way they sound. The awesome things is how inexpensive they are. If you're a college student like me, anyway.
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#22
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They're pretty much established as great strings. You can't go wrong with them, unless you simply dislike the way they sound. The awesome things is how inexpensive they are. If you're a college student like me, anyway.


Thats what I like to hear How much can I expect to pay for a set?
#23
Under 20 USD. In my neck of the woods, I've gotten them as low as 16 USD.

WhyLater is right, for the price they are great, great strings and I like them better than the more expensive DRs by far.
#24
I like Ernie Balls too. Prefer Stadium Elites though.
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