Peach Guitars | Ernie Ball Strings

Leo Fender, Les Paul, Jim Marshall, Seymour Duncan…..icons of guitar, pioneers who pushed boundaries and consistently broke new ground, the forefathers of everything we know and love about electric guitars. This list however, would not be complete without the inclusion of Ernie Ball, a true industry great whose legacy extends far beyond his notoriety as a legendary string connoisseur.

But it’s the strings that we’re talking about today!

Let’s be honest, Ernie Ball strings set the benchmark, they were the blueprint for everyone else to follow. Since they started in the string game back in ’62, Ernie Ball have thrived and still sit comfortably at the top of the tree despite ever increasing competition. 

Instantly recognisable with their iconic brightly coloured packaging, Ernie Ball “Slinky” range are still some of the most in demand strings around. Reasonably priced, and universally available, they are a staple of so many incredible players setups, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Slash and John Mayer are just a few of the illustrious players who rely on Ernie Ball strings.

Here at Peach we have a fantastic selection of Ernie Ball strings, aside from the iconic Slinky range you can get your hands on the superb Slinky Flatwound bass series, perfect for those cool cats who like things smooth and love to glide effortlessly up the fretboard, flatwounds offer a really distinctive feel and tone. 

Fancy chugging your way into oblivion? You’re going to want the Papa Het, James Hetfield signature set. In James’ preferred 11-50 gauge combination, the Papa Het set utilises thicker Paradigm core wire and plasma enhanced nickel-plated steel wrap wire. They are ideal for James’ aggressive style and technique, offering a heavier sound with extra pitch stability.

Acoustic player? Check out the Ernie Ball Earthwood range, covering all the usual acoustic gauges, Earthwood’s offer a delicious mellow tone, it’s perfect for big strumming and campfire picking, cowboy chords have never sounded so good!

Lastly, if you’re heavy handed and forever breaking strings, boy, have we got a suggestion for you! Ernie Ball Slinky Paradigm Electric guitar strings provide unprecedented strength and longer life while retaining 100% Slinky tone and feel. Ernie Ball’s industry leading ultra-high strength steel is included in both the wound and plain strings along with a patented reinforcement at the ball end twist of each plain string to provide superior tensile and fatigue strength for strings that lock into tune fast and hold up under the most stressful playing styles and conditions.

You can get all of these, and so much more, from Peach Guitars! So get yourself over to our Ernie Ball section (here) and check them out!

As always, you can buy with confidence from Peach Guitars. From meticulously inspecting each piece of equipment, professionally setting up each guitar, tracking every package, and delivering the best after-sales customer service, our team will do our best to make you feel welcome and offer genuine, professional advice.

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