Angus Young’s Ernie Ball Super Slinky Guitar Strings (.009 – .042)

access_time First seen circa 2016

According to the 2016 Rig Rundown feature done by Premier Guitar magazine, in the more recent years, Angus has been using Ernie Ball Super Slinky strings. [Rig Rundown – AC/DC’s Angus Young & Stevie Young] At this point it is unknown how far back into the past he’s been using these.

Ernie Ball Super Slinky are on the lighter side, usually used by players with a lighter touch. The gauges are as follows:

  • E-1st, Plain .009”
  • B-2nd, Plain .011”
  • G-3rd, Plain .016”
  • D-4th, Wound .024”
  • A-5th, Wound .032”
  • E-6th, Wound .042”

If you’re looking to buy the same set for yourself, you can grab an Ernie Ball Super Slinky 6 Pack set on Amazon for quite cheap.

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