Ernie Ball Is Beta Testing New Strings!

Ernie Ball has a new string design in the works that they’re calling “Paradigm,” and better still, they’re currently accepting submissions for a chance to beta test a set!


All you have to do is fill out a quick form (name, email, address, string gauge preference, etc.), and you’ll be entered to try out an under-development set of Paradigms. There are a few string-related “on a scale of 1-10” responses included too; still, the whole thing takes about 3 minutes if you’re slothing it, and the potential outcome is well worth the few minutes you would’ve spent shopping for your next string set anyway.

I gotta say, the last beta tests I was a part of were Battlefield 1 and Infinite Warfare, and I was disappointed with both. But something tells me the good people over at Ernie Ball won’t let me down this time around.

So go ahead and fill out the form, cross your fingers and toes, burn your D’Addarios, do whatever you gotta do, and get lucky with a beta set of Paradigms!

And just for fun, what strings are you guys rocking right now? Do you mix things up often, or have you found “your” set?

Written by

Gear Gods intern Maxwell studied English at Cal Poly Pomona and has since realized life ain’t all about semicolons and syntax. He’s studying audio now, and will probably judge your music taste before your grammar.