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  • Ernie Ball 2223 Super Slinky 9-42 Electric Guitar Strings
  • Ernie Ball 2223 Super Slinky 9-42 Electric Guitar Strings
Ernie Ball

Ernie Ball 2223 Super Slinky 9-42 Electric Guitar Strings

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Ernie Ball
Set gauges
9, 11, 16, 24w, 32w, 42w
Wrap material
Nickel-Plated Steel
Round Wound
Core shape
Hex Core
Number of strings
6 string
Optimal tuning
Part number

Officially the strings of electric guitar and gracing the biggest stages on the planet, with a list of accredited players that is enviably massive! [We’ve listed a few at the bottom.]

We love Slinkys for their warm, powerful, and full-bodied fundamental tone and distinctly Ernie Ball bright, and fizzy top end.  The feel is literally ‘slinky’ which is flexible and springy to play.  The Slinky range is made using smooth nickel-plated steel wire which is wrapped around a steel hex core combined with tin-plated, high carbon steel top strings for the perfectly balanced electric guitar tone. This combination has been, and still is, the sound of Rock!

Slinky sets are sealed in an airtight, water-tight foil package which is quality tested every hour at their factory - they’re literally dunked in a tank of water!


A small segment from the incredible list of players:
Jeff Beck, Pete Townshend, Buddy Guy, Angus Young, Steve Vai, Ronnie Wood, John Petrucci, Steve Morse, John Mayer, Mick Mars, Steve Lukather, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Joe Bonamassa, Joe Walsh, The Eagles, Cory Wong, Don Felder, Billie Joe Armstrong, John Fogerty, Weezer, Elvis Costello, Brad Paisley, Paul Stanley, Johnny Mar, Iron Maiden, Smashing Pumpkins, St. Vincent, MUSE, Alice In Chains, Bruno Mars, Avenged Sevenfold, System Of A Down, The Strokes, Fall Out Boy, The Offspring, Marilyn Manson, Maroon 5, Nine Inch Nails, Blink-182, Rise Against, A Perfect Circle, Paul Gilbert, Tool, Tom DeLonge, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, AFI, Social Distortion, Rodney Crowell, Thrice, Jason Richardson, Mateus Asato, Kurt Vile, Bad Religion, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Cheney, Vampire Weekend, Papa Roach, Ghost, Halestorm, Andy McKee, Sublime with Rome, Dawes, Albert Lee, Pennywise, Seether, Sum 41, Billy Talent, NOFX, Sully Era, MxPx, Frank Iero, Billy Duffy, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Dhani Harrison, Alt-1, Jason Isbell, Hunter Hayes, Avril Lavigne, etc…

SKU: 2223

Re: Delivery. All orders placed on weekdays before 3:45pm will be despatched that same day.  All of our delivery options can be found at checkout or on our delivery page.

Re: Returns. We have a 30-day return policy, which means you have 30 days after receiving your item to request a return. To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn or unused, with tags, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase.

To start a return, please contact us at info@stringsdirect.co.uk.

For further information visit our Returns & refunds page.

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