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The EVH Striped Series 5150 is a high-performance electric guitar inspired by Eddie Van Halen's famous red, white and black striped instrument from 1984. This ax delivers a growling tone and extreme playability thanks to premium components hand-selected to Eddie's exacting standards. The basswood body provides a solid base for the bolt-on quartersawn maple neck and 12"-16" compound-radius maple fingerboard, allowing fast playing across all 22 jumbo frets.

Custom Humbucker Growls with Aggressive Mids

The 5150 is fitted with a custom designed EVH Wolfgang Alnico 2 humbucker bridge pickup, delivering punchy lows, crisp highs and hot-rodded mids with truckloads of crunch and singing sustain. A custom low-friction volume knob provides unmatched performance and tapered volume swells.

Dive-Bomb-Ready Floyd Rose Bridge

Decked out with an EVH-branded Floyd Rose bridge, each tailpiece features fine tuners and a patented EVH D-Tuna for instant drop-D tuning. Experience extreme tremolo techniques with confidence in this rock-solid system.

Iconic Striped Esthetic

With its quintessential red 5150 hologram numbers, star decals and striped finish, the 5150 is a high-powered, high-performance machine that's as sweet to look at as it is to play. This throwback model is a fitting tribute to the pivotal instrument that shaped the sound of '80s hard rock and influenced generations of guitarists.

Premium Components from Top to Bottom

From the chrome hardware and EVH-branded tuners to the .009-.042 gauge strings, no detail has been overlooked in crafting this shred-ready machine.

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Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body wood: Basswood
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Modified C
  • Neck wood: Quartersawn Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: Compound
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.687 in. (42.8 mm) Locking
Pickups
  • Configuration: H 
  • Neck: Not applicable
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Wolfgang alnico 2
  • Brand: EVH
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume
  • Pickup switch: Not applicable
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Floyd Rose with EVH D-Tuna
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: EVH
  • Color: Chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Mexico
warning

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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