Ernie Ball Cobalt Power Slinkys?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by JoshSmith, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. JoshSmith


    Jul 23, 2013
    Just purchased these strings, cause I read they had a bright tone which I like. They are also the perfect gauge for me. What are your thoughts? Are they bright?
  2. JoshSmith


    Jul 23, 2013
    Also are they coated with something? Like some slimy stuff or something? I think I saw that somewhere just understanding what they feel like also
  3. mmbongo

    mmbongo Chicken Pot Pie. My three favorite things!! Supporting Member

    They are not coated with anything, they just have a very rough feel....which also gives them their bright sound.
  4. tylerwylie


    Jan 5, 2008
    Dunwoody, GA
    I put them between as rougher than DR SS strings, not as rough as Rotosound SS steel strings, and not as rough as Prosteels.
  5. Direct Box Rox

    Direct Box Rox Silence = Deaf

    Feb 12, 2012
    Brick, N.J.
    I have these on my MM Sterling. I've tried everything (or so it seems) at least once. I always went back to D'Addarios .110 4 string XL's. That is until I tried the EB Cobalt Power Slinkys. These are the first strings I actually played that blew me away. The first strings I've tried that makes a REAL difference. I told everybody I could about them I was so excited lol. Anyways, if you are thinking of getting these - do it. Worst case scenario you go back to your old set.
  6. SilGarzaJr

    SilGarzaJr SilGarzaJr Supporting Member

    Mar 28, 2012
    North Texas
    Extensive thread on subject. Use search feature.

    FWIW - I use them but not exclusively. I also find them to be high tension strings. Good luck!