Ernie Ball has always put quality first. The Ernie Ball Regular Slinky Short Scale Bass Set use high-grade nickel and steel and deliver a full, bright tone which balances the darker nature of a short scale bass. With plenty of punch, your bass will be heard. As with all Ernie Ball bass strings, they are manufactured in Coachella, meeting strict manufacturing standards and quality that put them at the top of their class. Undeniable quality tried and tested over decades by thousands of musicians, Ernie Ball is the Leading manufacturer of bass strings worldwide. The Ernie Ball Nickel Wound Short Scale Electric Bass Strings bring punch, full-bodied and balanced tone to a 30.5″ scale bass.