Featuring a patented cobalt alloy wrap wire around a tin plated hex core, Ernie Ball Cobalt Slinky strings have a unique output, tone, and feel compared to traditional nickel wound strings.
The magnetic properties of Cobalt provide more output than nickel wound offerings.
The tonal qualities of Cobalt include more defined highs and increased low end response.
In this episode Ernie Ball artist and Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt discusses his beginnings with bass and guitar, his love of playing, and his relationship with Ernie Ball.
Ryan "Fluff" Bruce compares our different bass string alloys and which ones are the best for each playing style.
Bass the World tests four bass string sets: Slinky Bass, Cobalt, Group III Flats and Slinky Flats.