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Ernie Ball Electric Guitar - Stainless Steel Power Slinky, .011 - .048, 2245

Ernie Ball Electric Guitar - Stainless Steel Power Slinky, .011 - .048, 2245
Manufacturer:
Ernie Ball
Manufacturer Part #:
2245
SKU:
EBL_2245
Price:
$4.66

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Ernie Ball Electric Guitar - Stainless Steel Power Slinky, .011 - .048, 22455domaorMay 5, 2010I just started using these on my Taylor T-5 and have to say I definitely love the tone they bring to it. I use the 11's and the stainless steel are just a bit brighter sounding than the nickel wrapped. I was using Elixer 11's before and will never go back. I definitely like the Ernie Ball's better !!

 

NOTE

DESCRIPTION

DIAMETER INCHES

TENSION LBS

1st E

Plain Steel

.011

 

2nd B

Plain Steel

.014

 

3rd G

Plain Steel

.018

 

4th D

Stainless Steel Wound

.028

 

5th A

Stainless Steel Wound

.038

 

6th E

Stainless Steel Wound

.048

 



 

Plain String

"Plain strings sound the higher pitch notes. Plain string is unwound. Made of specially tempered tin plated high carbon steel, but its shape is round, not hex. Used on electric and acoustic guitars, banjos, mandolins -- not classic guitars. One end has a brass grommet, called a ball, which is secured by a special lock twist. The ball is for attaching the string to an instrument.

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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