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EVH Striped Series Shark Guitar, Pau Ferro Fingerboard, Burgundy with Silver Stripes
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EVH Striped Series Shark Guitar, Pau Ferro Fingerboard, Burgundy with Silver Stripes

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Condition: New

SKU: EVH-SS-SBS

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General

  • Model Name: Striped Series Shark, Pau Ferro Fingerboard, Burgundy with Silver Stripes
  • Model Number: 5107922505
  • Series: Striped Series
  • Color: Burgundy w/ Silver Stripes

Body

  • Body Shape: Shark
  • Body Material: Ash
  • Body Finish: Satin Urethane

Neck

  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Shape: EVH Backshape .0790" @ 3rd Fret, .825" @ 12th Fret
  • Scale Length: 24.75" (629 mm)
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Jumbo
  • String Nut: Brass
  • Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
  • Truss Rod Nut: Truss Rod Adjustment at Nut
  • Headstock: EVH®-Branded
  • Neck Plate: None
  • Neck Finish: Satin Color Matched
  • Fingerboard: Pau Ferro
  • Position Inlays: White Dot

Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: EVH® Wolfgang® Parchment Pickup w/ Metal Braid Wire
  • Neck Pickup: EVH® Wolfgang® Neck Black Pickup w/ Metal Braid Wire
  • Controls: Volume (500K EVH® Bourns® Low Friction Pot) with Treble Bleed, Tone
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Pickup Configuration: HH
  • Special Electronics: Treble Bleed Circuit

Hardware

  • Bridge: EVH® Chrome-Plated Solid-Brass Harmonica
  • Tuning Machines: EVH®-Branded Custom Gotoh® SG381 (Chrome & Gold)
  • Orientation: Right-Hand
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome/Gold/Aluminum/Brass
  • Pickguard: None
  • Control Knobs: Numbered Black Speed Knobs
  • Switch Tips: Parchment

Miscellaneous

  • Strings: Nickel Plated Steel .009-.042 Gauges
  • Included Accessories: Turnbuckles

Manufacturer's Description

Eddie Van Halen is known for infusing his iconic guitars with their own identity. With his visionary hands-on approach to personally modifying his style and tone, Eddie has created some of the most memorable guitars in rock ‘n’ roll history.

One of those guitars became as iconic to Van Halen’s sound as tapping was to Eddie’s playing. Aptly named the “Shark,” Eddie took his angular offset axe and sawed a chunk out of the body, leaving jagged edges in the wood that resembled teeth. After applying a coat of silver paint, Eddie added tape in his famed striped pattern and then grabbed a rattle can of burgundy Schwinn bicycle paint to finish the job. The final striped creation was initially seen live during the first Van Halen World Tour in 1978, but became more widely known and adored by fans after appearing on the back cover of Van Halen’s 1980 album, Women and Children First.

After years of receiving requests for this famed instrument, EVH® is proud to release the new Striped Series Shark model. This high-performance axe features an angular ash body that is paired with a rock-solid set maple neck, carved to a comfortable modified “C” profile. The neck also features a “hockey stick” headstock and the same striped paint job on the back, while the fast-playing 12”-16” compound radius Pau Ferro fingerboard has 22 jumbo frets and white dot inlays.

The Shark is also fitted with custom designed EVH Wolfgang® alnico 2 Humbucker bridge and neck pickups, delivering the ideal amount of power and articulation with sweet sustain and thick chunky rhythms in a perfectly balanced EQ curve. Adding to the unique style of this instrument, the bridge pickup features parchment bobbins with metal braid wire, while the neck pickup features black bobbins with metal braid wire. A low-friction volume knob with treble bleed provides for unmatched performance and even-volume tapering for the smoothest volume swells, while a chrome-plated solid-brass harmonica bridge provides massive attack, presence and sustain.

In addition to its instantly recognizable Burgundy with Silver Stripes paint job, the Shark boasts other eye-catching features including black numbered speed knobs, three-way toggle switch housed on a brass mounting plate, brass nut, gold and chrome custom EVH-stamped Gotoh® tuners and chrome eye hooks with turnbuckles.

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for EVH. This Striped Series Shark is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty.

note: The photos above may not be of the exact guitar you'll receive. The serial number may differ but specs will all be the same. Please feel free to get in touch with us for an in-hand description.

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