EVH Eddie Van Halen 5150 Series Deluxe Electric Guitar

Prepare to stand out with the distinct look of a figured wood top. Direct-mounted EVH Wolfgang humbuckers and a Floyd Rose ensure this axe means business.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Basswood body Big, warm midrange tones
Ebony fretboard Dark color, tight grain; premium fretboard wood
Poplar burl top Beautiful wood grain, produces bright tones
Quartersawn maple neck Strong, straight grain; maple adds brightness

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

Like its predecessor, the 5150 Deluxe features a modified Strat-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 color matched "hockey stick" headstock with EVH 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 Wolfgang 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 nononsense, 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 feature comes in the way of a lower bout kill switch, read more 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 bridge, the locking tailpiece features fine tuners for each string and a patented EVH D-Tuna 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 a unique figured top that is finished off with all-chrome hardware, including the EVH-branded Gotoh tuning machines.
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Series: 5150
Body Material: Basswood
Body Top: Poplar Burl or Quilt Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane (Poplar Burl finish) or Satin Urethane (Purple Daze finish)
Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple
Neck Shape: Modified "C" Backshape
Neck Construction: Bolt-On with Graphite Reinforcement
Neck Finish: Hand-Rubbed Satin Urethane
Neck Thickness: .790" at 3rd Fret & .810" at 12th Fret
Fingerboard: Ebony, 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
Frets: 22, Jumbo
Headstock: EVH Hockey Stick
Position Inlays: Cream Dot
Side Dots: Cream
Nut (Material/Width): Floyd Rose R3 Locking, 1.685" (42.8 mm)
Tuning Machines: EVH-Branded Gotoh
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Bridge: Top-Mount EVH-Branded Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo with EVH D-Tuna
Tremolo Arm: Floyd Rose 1000 Series
Pickups: Direct Mount EVH Wolfgang Humbucking (Bridge & Neck)
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle; Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Auxiliary Switching: Kill Switch
Controls: Volume (500K EVH Bourns Low Friction Pot) with Treble Bleed Circuit, Tone (250K EVH Bourns High Friction Pot)
Control Knobs: Black Knurled with White Indicator
Hardware: Chrome
Strap Buttons: Oversized
Strings: EVH Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Poplar Burl Black Burst
Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 5108002557
Blemished, Poplar Burl Black Burst, USED
Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 5108002557
Purple Daze
Shipping Weight: 11.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 15 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 5108002535

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-856-9801
Email: consumerrelations@evhgear.com
Web: https://www.evhgear.com/support

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted March 24, 2022 by a customer from yahoo.com

"Mexican Evh"

Overall: 4 out of 5 stars
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Having had a Peavey Wolfgang and an Evh Wolfgang when they first came out, I knew I loved the hardware and the neck so I figured this would be the same with a new look. With the addition of a kill switch, I figured this would be a perfect guitar for many styles. I knew I would want to put it through my tremonti MT15, Mesa road king, Mesa tremoverb, orange Micro Terror and Yamaha THR5 to see which styles this is suited for and which it is not.Right off the bat I was very happy with how the matte finish felt. The neck is incredible as well, as I expected. And having spent a lifetime of using the volume knob go from clean to dirty as Eddie did I appreciated the volume knob being so easy to turn.I was very happy with the sound of the pickups. I know that Eddie has been through many pickups throughout the years. These are very good, and seem to work well for everything. Not too hot and just the right bit of midrange. Nitpicks are that it doesn’t come with a bag or case. And Eddie liked the pickup selector reversed, which this one does not. But that is a small fix. And something about the finish just looks cheap. Maybe that is just something to do with the purple daze finish….
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