EVH Striped Series 5150 - Red, Black, & White Stripes (216)
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When Eddie Van Halen introduced his famous red, white and black striped 5150® guitar in 1984, he never would have fathomed the thousands of copies it would inspire. But then again, Eddie has made a career of being copied in every which way imaginable. EVH® Gear proudly introduces a new Striped Series 5150 model based on his original instrument, featuring his distinctively striped 5150 motif and single humbucker setup.
The Striped Series 5150 has a basswood body identical to the original, with a bolt-on quartersawn maple neck featuring a comfortable modified “C” profile, hand-rubbed back finish and “hockey stick” headstock. The fast-playing compound-radius (12”-16”) maple fingerboard has 22 jumbo frets, black dot inlays and a convenient heel-mounted truss rod adjustment wheel.
The 5150 is also fitted with a custom designed EVH® Wolfgang® alnico 2 Humbucker bridge pickup, delivering the perfect amount of power and articulation with sweet sustain and thick chunky rhythms in a perfectly balanced EQ curve. A custom designed EVH-branded low-friction volume knob provides for unmatched performance and even-volume tapering for the smoothest volume swells.
Decked out with a rock solid “dive bomb” certified EVH-branded Floyd Rose® bridge, each locking nut tailpiece features fine tuners and a patented EVH D-Tuna® for switching back and forth from drop-D to standard tuning in an instant.
With its quintessential red 5150 hologram numbers and star decals, the Striped Series 5150 is a high-powered, high-performance machine that’s as kickass to look at as it is to play.
Model: EVH Striped Series 5150
Color: Red, Black and White Striped Pattern
Neck: Quartersawn Maple
Neck Shape: Hi Performance Modified "C" Shape
Neck Finish: Hand-Rubbed Urethane Gel
Fingerboard: 12" to 16" Compound Radius
Frets: 22 Jumbo
Inlays: Black Dots
Nut: Floyd Rose R3 Locking
Headstock: Hockey Stick Headstock
Tuning Machines: EVH Branded
Bridge: EVH Branded Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo with EVH D-Tuna
Bridge Pickup: EVH Wolfgang Alnico 2 Humbucker
Controls: Master Volume
Included Accessories: Tremolo Arm, Wrenches, D-Tuna Accessories