Ernie Ball 2833 Hybrid Slinky Roundwound Bass Guitar Strings (Medium)

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Ernie Ball 2833 Hybrid Slinky Roundwound Bass Guitar Strings

Gearank Recommendation

The 2833 Hybrid Slinky Roundwound appeared on our recommended list for Bass Guitar Strings from February 2020 until November 2021 when it was removed due to being out-ranked by other medium gauge sets.

Overview

The Ernie Ball 2833 Hybrid Slinky is a roundwound bass string set that features the company's hex shape core wrapped in nickel plated steel.

The distinct shape of the core is designed to improve the string's overall durability and longevity.

It works with the nickel plated wrap wire to give the string a more balanced tone along with good intonation and tuning stability.

Each string has ball ends crafted from brass wire rod.

If you are into playing rock, funk and related musical styles, then this may just be what you're looking for.

Specifications

  • Gauge: Medium (.045 to .105)
  • Material: Tin Plated Carbon Steel Core with Nickel Plated Steel Wrap
  • Coated: No
Although this was previously on our recommended list, there are now more highly rated options available which you can see in our guide to The Best Bass Guitar Strings.

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