Recently released at the 2012 Winter NAMM show, Ernie Ball’s new line of Cobalt Slinky strings are receiving positive reviews from top artists including John Petrucci, Steve Morse and Slash--who described them as “the best strings I’ve used—ever”.
Engineered to maximize output and clarity, the Cobalt Slinky Guitar Strings are the latest innovation from Ernie Ball in string technology. Seeking to provide guitarists and bassists with a new voice, Cobalt strings provide an extended dynamic range, incredible harmonic response, higher output, increased low end, and crisp, clear highs. Cobalt provides a stronger magnetic relationship between pickups and strings than any other alloy previously available. Cobalt Slinky’s are also soft and silky to the touch, making string bending a breeze.
With the focus on making a string that has the durability, sound & feel that musicians look for, Ernie Ball tested over 350 alloys to arrive at the Cobalt combination. If you are looking to try a new string to help develop your sound, or enhance your existing tone, Ernie Ball may have the formula for you. We currently have a number of different Cobalt Slinky string gauges on the way for both electric guitar and bass. Contact the guitar dept at ext 360 to reserve yourself a set.