Announced at NAMM, Ernie Ball’s new Turbo, Mondo, Skinny Top Beefy Bottom, and Mighty Slinky sets are now officially available - offering users custom string gauges that have never been available via the brand before.
All of the new sets will feature a nickel-plated steel wrap wire around a tin-plated hex core for that iconic Slinky feel and tone that has made it the most popular string line in guitar history.
The Turbo Slinkys (9.5, 12, 16, 26, 36, 46) fit neatly between Regular Slinkys and Hybrid Slinkys, great for those transitioning from 9s to 10s or back down. The Mondo Slinkys (10.5, 13.5, 17.5, 30, 42, 52) will be welcome news for those who tune lower or want to get as much out of their instrument without going as heavy as 11s.
Then there’s the Skinny Top Beefy Bottom Slinkys (10, 13, 17, 32, 44, 54) for a happy medium between riffing and bending, and they will come in both 6-string and 7-string (10, 13, 17, 30, 42, 52, 62) forms.
Finally, aimed at those who prefer the lighter gauges, the new Mighty Slinkys (8.5, 11, 15, 22w, 30, 40) will sit between the popular Super Slinky and Extra Slinky strings, providing a fast, light tension across all six strings.
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