FEATURED PRODUCTS

VP Jr 250K (for Passive Electronics)

VP Jr 250K (for Passive Electronics)

M-Steel Regular Slinky

M-Steel Regular Slinky

Black Polypro Strap

Black Polypro Strap

Aluminum Bronze Light

Aluminum Bronze Light

Power Peg Pro

Power Peg Pro

Ernie Ball Musician's Tool Kit

Ernie Ball Musician's Tool Kit


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ABOUT US

Ernie Ball is the world's leading manufacturer of premium electric and acoustic guitar strings, bass strings, and guitar accessories. Our strings have been played on many of the best-selling albums of all time and are used by some of history’s greatest musicians including Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Slash, The Rolling Stones, Angus Young, Eagles, Jeff Beck, Pete Townshend, Aerosmith, Metallica, and more. Discover which strings your favorite guitarists play by visiting our Artists page.

Choosing the right guitar strings is among the most important decisions that can affect the playability and tone of your instrument.

Our electric guitar strings line includes the iconic Nickel Wound Slinkys, M-Steel, Cobalt, Reinforced (RPS), Pure Nickel, Coated Titanium RPS, and Stainless Steel.

Our acoustic guitar strings line includes Aluminum Bronze, Everlast Coated 80/20 Bronze, Everlast Coated Phosphor Bronze, Earthwood 80/20 Bronze, Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Slinky, and Ernesto Palla Nylon Classical strings. We also manufacture industry-leading Stainless Steel strings for mandolin and banjo.

Our bass guitar strings line includes Slinky Flatwound, Cobalt, Coated Electric, Nickel Wound, Stainless Steel, Flat Wound, and Earthwood Acoustic Bass strings.

Don’t know where to get started? Wondering how to play guitar? Visit the Forum to connect with other guitar players and learn more about how to string a guitar, tuning your guitar, perfecting your tone, how to play guitar chords and more. Players of all skill levels can find resources to help take their sound to the next level. No matter your question you’re sure to find an answer in the forums.

Our guitar string sets are available for 6-string, 7-string, 8-string, 9-string, 10-string, and 12-string guitars. Our bass strings are available for 4-string, 5-string, and 6-string models, including standard, ⅝ scale, and long scale configurations. We’re sure to have the perfect set for your guitar rig.

Ready to buy? Ernie Ball products are available in more than 5,500 music stores throughout the U.S. We also export our products to nearly 120 countries. Discover where you can purchase Ernie Ball strings and accessories at your local guitar shop or online by visiting our Store Locator.

No matter your experience level or musical preference, our extensive product line is sure to have the right guitar strings for you. Whether you're just getting started making, or you're a working professional, we make the tools you need to help you chase your perfect tone.

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