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EVH 5150 Series Deluxe QM, Ebony Fingerboard - Purple Daze

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Engineered for speed, comfort and full-throttle attitude, the reimagined 5150[reg] Series Deluxe is an iconic blast from the past that blends both throwback and modernized features. Like its predecessor, the 5150 Deluxe QM features a modified Strat[reg]-style basswood body with a quilt maple top and 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 color matched "hockey stick" headstock with EVH[reg] logo decal. Built for smooth and speedy playability, the 12"-16" compound radius ebony fingerboard has 22 jumbo frets and cream dot inlays.

While the famed striped original had a single humbucking bridge pickup only, the all-new 5150 Deluxe is outfitted with an HH pickup configuration controlled by a three-way toggle 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 humbucking 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 stylized modern spin on a fan favorite, the 5150 Deluxe is sure to stun with its rippling quilt maple top dressed in a vivid Purple Daze finish with all-chrome hardware, including the EVH-branded Gotoh[reg] tuning machines.

Features
• 25.5" scale length
• Modified Strat[reg]-style basswood body with quilt maple top and deeper upper body curve
• Graphite-reinforced bolt-on quartersawn maple neck
• Neck is carved and rolled to Eddie Van Halen??s specifications with hand-rubbed satin urethane back finish
• 12"-16" compound radius ebony fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets and cream 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
• Available in Purple Daze with all-chrome hardware, including the EVH-branded Gotoh[reg] tuning machines

Specifications
Series: 5150[trade]
Body Material: Basswood
Body Top: Quilt Maple
Body Finish: Satin Urethane
Neck: Quartersawn Maple, EVH[reg] Modified "C" Backshape
Neck Construction: Bolt-On with Graphite Reinforcement
Neck Finish: Hand-Rubbed Satin Urethane
Headstock: EVH[reg] Hockey Stick
Fingerboard: Ebony, 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
Frets: 22, Jumbo
Position Inlays: Cream Dot
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]
Tremolo Arm: Floyd Rose[reg] 1000 Series Locking
Pickups: Direct Mount EVHreg] Wolfgang[reg] Humbucking (Bridge), Direct Mount EVH[reg] Wolfgang[reg] Humbucking (Neck)
Pickup Color: Black
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle
Auxiliary Switching: Kill Switch
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
Hardware: Chrome
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