Front and center is perhaps Eddie’s most infamous personal flourish—the famed striped paint job, and for this guitar in particular, the design is rendered in a striking black and white color scheme. In addition, the ‘78 Eruption features a comfortable quartersawn maple neck, 22 jumbo frets for acrobatic runs, and a signature EVH Wolfgang® humbucking bridge pickup that is can stand up to scorching distortion and high volumes as well as it can sing with the volume rolled off, plugged into nothing besides a clean amp.
- Stratocaster® style basswood body
- Bolt-on quartersawn maple neck with relicing
- 12”-16” compound radius maple fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets
- Brass nut
- Reliced EVH® Wolfgang humbucking bridge pickup
- Six-saddle vintage Stratocaster® synchronized tremolo bridge with 43mm brass block
- White skirted Strat-style volume knob with 500K EVH Bourns Low Friction Pot and treble bleed circuit
- EVH-branded neck plate and oversized strap buttons
- Black pickguard, reliced chrome hardware and oversized ‘70s-style licensed Fender Strat headstock with gold EVH logo
- Available in white with black stripes and a reliced finish.
EVH® Striped Series ’78 Eruption ($1,899.99 USD, £1,269.00 GBP, €1,409.00 EUR, $3,699.00 AUD, ¥275,000 JPY) The all-new EVH® Striped Series ’78 Eruption guitar combines many of Eddie Van Halen’s famed mods along with modernized features and a relic treatment e. The Stratocaster®-style body sports Eddie’s famed white-and-black-striped paint job and has been paired to a quartersawn maple neck with a hand-rubbed satin urethane back finish. The 12”-16” compound radius maple fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets was designed for fast and furious playing styles with maximum comfort, while a heel-mount truss rod wheel makes for time-saving neck adjustments. A single EVH Wolfgang® humbucking bridge pickup provides classic Eddie Van Halen guitar tone – from crystal cleans to fat and rich mids and lows, while the brass nut and six-saddle vintage Fender® Stratocaster® synchronized tremolo bridge with a 43mm brass block allow for authentic EVH tone. Available in White with Black Stripes Relic.
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