Ernie Ball Flats

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by beam, Nov 14, 2005.

  1. beam


    Dec 29, 2002
    Haven't heard anything about them, even from a lot of the flat-fans on this forum. Anyone? Just curious what to expect, and if they are worth ordering

  2. To me they are similiar to DA Chromes, but less treble and harmonic content -- more subdued perhaps. To my hand they also feel a little bit stiffer in sets of the same gauge as Chromes.
  3. beam


    Dec 29, 2002
  4. Thurisarz


    Aug 20, 2004
    Your talking abut my favourite set of flatwound strings!

    When they start to break in after about 4-5 months they sound just beautiful! And the feel is just great, as every other flat (i suppose) they feel "sticky" (stiff?) but after some playing it will disappear.

    The tension is not super tight like some other flats i have tried they are medium tension i would say.
  5. RHFusillo

    RHFusillo Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2000
    Phoenix, AZ
    Several years ago, I had a set of EB flats with .105 bottom on a P bass. They had a traditional flatwound feel and sound. I'd use them again.
  6. Ray-man

    Ray-man Guest

    Sep 10, 2005
    But - that is a choice, isn't it?