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SKU: # 385765
Model: #

510-7902-528

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The EVH Striped Series guitar features a basswood Stratocaster-style body decked out in Eddie Van Halens famed striped graphics, in red with black stripes, black with yellow stripes and white with black stripes.

The guitar also has a graphite-reinforced maple neck with a hand-rubbed oil finish and thumbwheel truss rod adjustment, compound-radius maple fingerboard (12-16) with 22 jumbo frets and black dot inlays, and a single ferocious direct-mount Wolfgang humbucking pickup.

Other premium features include a single white volume control knob (labeled
tone), single-ply black pickguard (white with black stripes model only), bar string retainer and Floyd Rose locking nut, EVH-branded Floyd Rose locking tremolo with EVH D-Tuna, EVH die-cast tuners, chrome hardware, vintage-style strap buttons and EVH neck plate.

BODY

Corpus: (,,) Lime (503 528 576) Basswood
Body Finish: (5107902503, 5107902528, 5107902576) Gloss

NECK

Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Jumbo
Position Inlays: Dot Position Inlays
Fingerboard radius:12 "to 16" Compound Radius (30.48 cm to 40.64 cm)
Fretboard: Maple
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Hand Rubbed Oil
Width at Nut: 1.6875 "(42.8 mm)
Scale length: 25.5 "(648 mm)
Headstock: Standard Stratocaster
Neck mounting plate: EVH -Branded

ELECTRONICS

Pickup configuration: H
Bridge Pickup: Direct Mount Wolfgang humbucking
Controller: Master Volume

HARDWARE

Hardware: Chrome
Web: EVH-branded Floyd Rose locking tremolo
String Nut: Floyd Rose locking

MISCELLANEOUS

Strings: EVH Branded (.009 - .042 Gauges)

ACCESSORIES

Knob: One White "Tone" knob on volume pot

Have 2 at this price, highly recommended for Rock.4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreVictoria, British Columbia
You would think a guitar with one pickup and one dial for volume would not have versatility in the sound options. But it does, really. Depending on how you pick, strum or fingerpick closer to the bridge or neck. It has a real hot pickup to overdrive a tube amp seriously. If you want clean, just cut back on the volume on the guitar. The dial says "Tone" but it is a volume dial. Having to explain that to some people about Eddie's sense of humour and desire for tone is exhausting. The clamped Floyd Rose tremolo system is what you expect, dive bombing and coming right back to pitch. Can't do that on any other Strat unless you have Yngwie Malmsteen's (brass nut) or Jeff Beck's (LSR ball bearing nut) guitar techs standing by. The basswood body is nice and light and resonant. The compound radius maple neck/fret-board is smooth, fast and ready for massive bends, hammer-ons and tapping. The look of this color scheme is by far my favourite. Don't need a pickguard. I got a decent hard shell case for this guitar as it does not come with any kind of case to keep the initial cost down. I don't use the drop-D tuna system much. My bad. The sound is amazing. Depending on the gain, you can make it sound like a Rickenbacker, a Les Paul or totally Eddie. I am happy with this guitar as a go-to guitar for a gig. It stays in tune. With equalization and processing you can make it sound like an acoustic but with a whammy. Then hit the high gain patch or channel and you have Eruption, if you can play it. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to Rock.
Posted by Gord Ahl on Jul 7, 2014
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