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Ernie Ball Regular Slinky 2221 (10-46) Nickel Wound Electric Guitar Strings Standard


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The most popular Ernie Ball Slinky strings helped build the foundation for modern guitar playing.

Ernie Balls Regular Slinky 2221 Nickel Wound Electric Guitar Strings provide a balanced tone that works for any style. For over 50 years, Ernie Ball has been producing high-quality strings for world-class guitarists, and their Regular Slinky strings are a top choice for players at any level. Made of nickel-plated steel and tin-plated hex-core steel, these durable yet responsive strings are designed to give you the tone and feel you want from your electric guitar.

Versatile Tone for Any Style

The Ernie Ball Regular Slinky 2221 strings have a balanced tone that works for any genre, from rock to blues to metal and more. The nickel-plated steel wrap provides a clear, articulate tone with punchy lows, crisp highs and a slight mid-range scoop perfect for cutting through a mix. Whether you prefer a clean tone or heavily distorted crunch, these strings handle it all.

Long-Lasting and Reliable

Ernie Ball is known for producing high quality strings that stand up to serious playing. The Regular Slinky 2221 strings are precision manufactured to exacting standards using premium materials for maximum durability and performance. The nickel-plated steel wrap is resistant to corrosion and the tin-plated hex-core steel provides a stable base. You can play hard, gig after gig, knowing these strings will continue to sound and feel great.

Trusted by Pros Worldwide

Ernie Ball strings have been the choice of world-class guitarists for over 50 years. Regular Slinky strings are used by rock legends like Eric Clapton, John Mayer and Steve Vai. When the pros want a string, they can depend on for tone and reliability, they choose Ernie Ball. Now you can experience the same premium quality and performance the professionals demand with the Ernie Ball Regular Slinky 2221 strings.

The Perfect Strings for Your 6-String Electric

The Ernie Ball Regular Slinky 2221 Nickel Wound Electric Guitar Strings are the ideal set for your standard 6-string electric guitar. The gauges—.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046—provide balanced tension and a familiar feel for most players. Combined with the versatile tone and durability, the Regular Slinky 2221 strings make it easy to get the most out of your electric guitar.


  • Nickel-plated steel strings
  • Gauge: .010 .013 .017 .026 .036 .046
  • Tapered design for maximum vibration
  • Made in the USA
  • Environmentally friendly packaging
  • Sealed airtight to preserve freshness
  • Balanced tension for great tone
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Flexible and long lasting
  • Compatible with most standard electric guitars

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