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EVH 5150 Series Standard, Maple Fingerboard - Slime Green

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Engineered for speed, comfort and full-throttle attitude, the reimagined 5150[reg] Series Standard is an iconic blast from the past that blends both throwback and modernized features.

Like its predecessor, the 5150 Standard features a modified Strat[reg]-style basswood body with a deeper upper body curve. The graphite-reinforced bolt-on quartersawn maple neck features a comfortable modified "C" profile, hand-rubbed satin urethane back finish, heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel and colour matched "hockey stick" headstock with EVH[reg] logo decal. Built for smooth and speedy playability, the 12"-16" compound radius maple fingerboard has 22 jumbo frets and black dot inlays.

While the famed striped original had a single humbucking bridge pickup only, the all-new 5150 is outfitted with an HH pickup configuration controlled by a three-way toggle switch on the upper bout. The custom designed EVH[reg] Wolfgang[reg] Alnico 2 humbucking bridge pickup delivers the perfect amount of punch and articulation with sweet sustain and thick chunky rhythms in a perfectly balanced EQ curve. The EVH Wolfgang Alnico 2 humbucker neck pickup serves up no-nonsense, balls to the wall overdrive and endless sustain without skimping on articulate cleans when the volume is rolled down. A custom designed low friction volume knob creates even-volume tapering for the smoothest volume swells, while the high friction tone knob will stay in place even if accidentally bumped. An added new feature comes in the way of a lower bout kill switch, allowing you to mute your guitar for those stutter, rhythmic effects - think "You Really Got Me."

Decked out with a "dive-bomb" certified EVH-branded top-mount Floyd Rose[reg] bridge, the locking tailpiece features fine tuners for each string and a patented EVH D-Tuna[reg] for switching back and forth from drop-D to standard tuning in an instant. A high-octane, high performance axe, the 5150 Standard boasts screaming style in a Slime Green finish with all-chrome hardware, including the EVH-branded Gotoh[reg] tuning machines.

• 25.5" scale length
• Modified Strat[reg]-style basswood body with deeper upper body curve
• Graphite-reinforced bolt-on quartersawn maple neck
• Neck is carved and rolled to Eddie Van Halen's specifications with a hand-rubbed satin urethane back finish
• 12"-16" compound radius maple fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets and black dot inlays
• Convenient heel-mount truss rod adjustment spoke wheel
• Direct mount EVH[reg] Wolfgang[reg] bridge and neck humbucking pickups
• Top-mount EVH-branded Floyd Rose[reg] bridge and R3 locking nut
• EVH D-Tuna[reg]
• Three-way toggle switch, kill switch, volume control (500K EVH Bourns[reg] Low Friction Pot) with treble bleed circuit and tone control (250K EVH Bourns[reg] High Friction Pot)

NECK: Quartersawn Maple
NECK FINISH: Hand-Rubbed Satin Urethane
FINGERBOARD: Maple, 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
FRETS: 22, Jumbo
NUT (Material/Width): Floyd Rose[reg] R3 Locking, 1.685" (42.8 mm)
TUNING MACHINES: EVH[reg]-Branded Gotoh[reg]
SCALE LENGTH: 25.5" (648 mm)
BRIDGE: Top-Mount EVH[reg]-Branded Floyd Rose[reg] Locking Tremolo with EVH[reg] D-Tuna[reg]
Bridge: Direct Mount EVH[reg] Wolfgang[reg] Humbucking
Neck: Direct Mount EVH[reg] Wolfgang[reg] Humbucking
PICKUP SWITCHING: 3-Position Toggle
CONTROLS: Volume (500K EVH[reg] Bourns[reg] Low Friction Pot) with Treble Bleed Circuit, Tone (250K EVH[reg] Bourns[reg] High Friction Pot)
CONTROL KNOBS: Black Knurled with White Indicator
STRINGS: EVH[reg] Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
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