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In a GuitarPlayer interview with Brad Paisley, when asked what his basic signal chain is, he talks about the Ernie Ball strings he uses: > "I still use .010-.046 Ernie Ball strings on most of my guitars, the only variation being that I’ve also started using their new Coated Titanium Electric Slinky strings. I like using them on my ’60s Buck Owens Tele because the coating gives strings a slightly darker, more broken in sound, which is good, because that Tele is usually too bright sounding with fresh strings." Ernie Ball electric guitar strings with .010, .013, .017p, .026, .036, .046 gauge refers to Ernie Ball 2221 Regular Slinky Nickel Wound Electric Strings. Original article [here](http://www.guitarplayer.com/country/1094/shut-up-and-play-your-guitar-on-play-brad-paisley-lets-his-tele-do-the-talking/16933) from March 2009.more
Earnie ball has a name in the market of strings and it isn't without a reason. For me, the Regular Slinky strings perfect for both solo and base guitars.
These strings are great, i've heard the new ernie ball cobalt slinky's are way better on the electric but it is hard to imagine as these are brilliant giving the player a crisp sharp tone
I use a Fender Standard Telecaster HH and these feel and sound great. They (in my opinion) feels a lot better than the stock strings that came with the guitar. Of course, I also like higher gauge strings better that 0.09s. No complaints.