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

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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