Eric Clapton’s Ernie Ball Regular Slinky Electric Guitar Stringsaccess_time First seen circa 2004
According to Eric’s guitar tech, Lee Dickson, in recent years Eric has been using Ernie Ball strings on his electric guitars. Lee doesn’t go into specifics about gauges, but according to most sources, including the Ernie Ball website, he uses Regular Slinky set (.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046.).
He uses a pretty standard set-up. We use Ernie Ball strings on all the electrics, both the solid and semi-solid-body guitars.An Interview with Eric Clapton Guitar Technician Lee Dickson