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Ernie Ball Electric Guitar - Reinforced Plain Strings Regular Slinky, .010 - .046, 2240

Ernie Ball Electric Guitar - Reinforced Plain Strings Regular Slinky, .010 - .046, 2240
Manufacturer:
Ernie Ball
Manufacturer Part #:
2240
SKU:
EBL_2240
Price:
$4.24

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Ernie Ball Electric Guitar - Reinforced Plain Strings Regular Slinky, .010 - .046, 22405JeffDecember 13, 2011With the lock twist wrapped, these strings are the best I have ever used on non-trem guitars. They stay in tune better than anything on a stop bar tail piece equipped guitar. Best of all they sound great.

 

NOTE

DESCRIPTION

DIAMETER INCHES

TENSION LBS

1st E

RPSÒ

.010

 

2nd B

RPSÒ

.013

 

3rd G

RPSÒ

.017

 

4th D

Nickel Plated Steel Wound

.026

 

5th A

Nickel Plated Steel Wound

.036

 

6th E

Nickel Plated Steel Wound

.046

 



 

RPSÒ (Reinforced Plain String)

A patented winding of bronze wire is tightly wrapped around the lock twist of the ball end. String slippage and breakage are minimized at the ball end where these most often occur. RPSÒ strings last longer and stay in tune better than conventional plain strings. Used for electric and acoustic guitars (except classics).

Electric Strings

Wound strings sound the lower pitch notes. They consist of wrap wire lightly coiled around a core wire. Nickel plated steel, the most popular, produces a well balanced all around good sound. Stainless steel provides a brighter sound. Pure nickel, which some believe gives a richer, fuller sound.

Plain strings sound the higher pitch notes. They are made of a specially tempered high carbon steel wire. They are used as first, second, and often third strings.

Core Wire

Core wire is the center of a wound string. It is of specially tempered high carbon steel. The crosscut end view reveals a shape that is not round, but hex shaped. The points of the hex shape help hold the wrap wire securely in place. Hex core wire is used for the wound strings of both electric and acoustic guitars, banjos, and mandolins - but not classic guitars.

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