Eddie Van Halen and His guitars
Edward Van Halen's 5150 Guitar is probably the most well-known electric guitar in Rock history. Eddie privately assembled this electric guitar in Kramer's facility, and brushed it using Krylon "rattle-can". The guitar consists of a primitive Floyd Rose Tremolo, a dual-coil pickups, a sole volume. It really is an extremely simple instrument, very simple tone but actually amazing.
Kramer Eddie Van Halen Myth
The myth behind the guitar is Kramer Baretta, which was custom crafted indeed inside the Neptune the NJ Kramer manufacturing plant. And another fact is that the body is not a Baretta but a Kramer Pacer Special. In reality, the control cavity of this guitar is fairly different from the 1980's Kramers.
Kramer Eddie Van Halen Features
The neck also possesses a quite intriguing feature, the back shape design is asymmetric, and Kramer has never offered this style to other instruments. Ernie Ball MusicMan EVH model and EVH Wolfgang also used this design. This back shape is truly exclusive, and incredibly comfortable and appropriate for playing.
Kramer Eddie Van Halen Pickups
In addition, the pickup is Edward produced. Rumors pointed out that Seymour Duncan would launch an Eddie style pickup, and after which it'll be a tailor made in custom. The headstock of this guitar is also fully original. Kramer never created a headstock like Ed's 5150, which is an additional customized content.
We put in a lot of time to analyze the information and tests of the initial guitar, and made great efforts to copy it. The body, neck and fingerboard used exactly the same wood as the initial guitar, but the default pickups that compose the cost are Wilkinson pickups, which is a lot more cost-effective, quality dependable and may save you much funds.
Our Custom Made Kramer Eddie Van HalenSpecifications
1 Wilkinson Humbuckers
Licenced Floyd Rose Tremolo
Red w/ Black and White Stripes
Because our guitars are minor batch built, the supply is limited. If you are keen on our guitars, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us immediately.