| Made from nickel-plated steel wire wrapped around tin plated hex shaped steel core wire.
By far the most popular.
Produce well-balanced all-around good sound.
Made in USA by Ernie Ball, who in 1958 opened the first guitar-only store in Tarzana, a few miles from Hollywood. Unhappy with the available strings, he created his own which grew in popularity and are now one of the most popular strings today.