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Ernie Ball Electric Guitar - Nickel Wound Extra Slinky, .008 - .038, 2225

Ernie Ball Electric Guitar - Nickel Wound Extra Slinky, .008 - .038, 2225
Manufacturer:
Ernie Ball
Manufacturer Part #:
2225
SKU:
EBL_2225
Price:
$5.68

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By Don W.
2225
May 4, 2011
EVERYTHING'S GOING JUST GREAT. THANK YOU FOR THE FOLLOW UP.
By Jim H.
Great strings
February 21, 2010
I use the 8's. Take off the 8 put on a 9 for better solo. Take off the 38, put on a 40 for a little more bass. The rest are perfect for rhythm work. Wonderful strings, especially for blues and rockabilly and fraternity type rock and roll!
By Jimmie M.
40 years with Ernie
November 4, 2009
They're sweet! Class act all the way to any gig! Will hold tune after stretch for stretch with any other string.

 

NOTE

DESCRIPTION

DIAMETER INCHES

TENSION LBS

1st E

Plain Steel

.008

 

2nd B

Plain Steel

.011

 

3rd G

Plain Steel

.014

 

4th D

Nickel Plated Steel Wound

.022

 

5th A

Nickel Plated Steel Wound

.030

 

6th E

Nickel Plated Steel Wound

.038

 



 

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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