I was shocked and pleased to find Ernie's coated nickel-wounds sound and feel 99% the same as the classic nickel wound slinkies I grew up with and always return to. I have corrosive fingers and the coated strings are great for me when I'm not gigging/rehearsing regularly. A little wipe down when I'm done playing and all is well for 6 months or longer. Now with gigging, recording and rehearsing I wear the coating right off and prefer the traditional strings, but usually I find the extra dollar per pack on coated EBs ore than pays for itself now that I am a weekend warrior at best.
These Great-sounding Electric Strings are Built to Last!
Ernie Ball strings have been a top choice for players of all types since the early 1960s, when guitarists came into Ernie Ball's music store, customizing their string gauges to make their axes easier to play. After fruitless attempts to interest major guitar manufacturers in a lighter set of strings, Ernie Ball decided to start making his own. When you open a pack of his strings today, you know you're getting a quality set of strings designed to give you great tone, reliable performance, and long life. You can't go wrong when you string up with Ernie Ball strings!
Ernie Ball's Coated Electric Titanium RPS Regular Slinky Strings combine the latest technological advancements in string manufacturing. All wound strings are treated with a micro-thin layer of enamel that prevents decay and corrosion up to five times more than uncoated sets. In addition to treating the wound strings, each plain string features a rust-resistant plating along with a patented reinforcement winding of titanium wire. Titanium's inherent strength prevents string breakage, string slippage, and is proven to keep your guitar strings in tune better than conventional plain strings. Ernie Ball Coated Slinky guitar strings maintain the feel and sound of uncoated sets, combining the added protection with the vibrant tone Ernie Ball customers have relied on for over 50 years.
Ernie Ball Coated Electric Titanium RPS Regular Slinky Guitar Strings Features at a Glance: