Ernie Ball Bass Strings


Ernie Ball is in fact the name of the company founder, who has been pioneering strings since the 1960s. Ernie Ball has a longstanding history with many legendary performers. Tony Levin and Dave LaRue are two prominent endorsers of their popular bass strings.


NameWindingMaterialCoreOther InfoModel #
SlinkyRoundwoundNickelTempered

Slinky Stainless SteelRoundwoundSteelTempered

"Electric Bass Strings"FlatwoundSteelHex



Stainless Steel Roundwound:
Ernie Ball Slinky Stainless Steel

Ernie Ball Slinky Stainless Steel

Slinky Stainless Steels are, as you might guess, stainless steel version of the slinky strings with the round core. These are brighter than the nickel, and follow the same naming structure for gauge.
Stainless STEEL Regular Slinky Bass: 50-70-85-105
Stainless STEEL Hybrid Slinky Bass: 45-65-85-105
Stainless STEEL Super Slinky Bass: 45-65-80-100
Stainless STEEL Extra Slinky: 40 60 70 95
Stainless STEEL Power Slinky: 55 75 90 110

Nickel Roundwound:
Ernie Ball Slinky

Ernie Ball Slinky

Slinky are nickel roundwounds with a tempered core. The various names such as regular and hybrid slinky refer only to gauge.
Regular Slinky Bass: 50-70-85-105
Hybrid Slinky Bass: 45-65-85-105
Super Slinky Bass: 45-65-80-100
Extra Slinky: 40 60 70 95
Power Slinky: 55 75 90 110

Flatwound:
Ernie Ball Electric Bass Strings (flatwound)

Ernie Ball Electric Bass Strings (flatwound)

The very ambiguously titled "Electric Bass Strings" from Ernie Ball are their flatwound strings.



Ernie Ball 2824 Super Slinky 5-String Bass Strings
Ernie Ball 2824 Super Slinky 5-String Bass Strings Price: $18.99
Ernie Ball Super Slinky Nickel Wound Short Scale Bass Strings - 45-100 Gauge
Ernie Ball Super Slinky Nickel Wound Short Scale Bass Strings - 45-100 Gauge Price: $31.49
Ernie Ball Regular Slinky 5-String, Nickel Wound Bass Strings
Ernie Ball Regular Slinky 5-String,  Nickel Wound Bass Strings Price: $21.99
Ernie Ball Extra Slinky Nickel Wound, Electric Bass Strings
Ernie Ball Extra Slinky Nickel Wound,  Electric Bass Strings Price: $16.99
Ernie Ball 2831 Power Slinky Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings - 6 PACK
Ernie Ball 2831 Power Slinky Nickel Wound Electric Bass Strings - 6 PACK Price: $102.99
Ernie Ball 2806 Flat Wound Group III Electric Bass Strings
Ernie Ball 2806 Flat Wound Group III Electric Bass Strings Price: $35.28