Eddie Van Halen and His guitars
Edward Van Halen's 5150 Guitar is among the most renowned instrument in Rock history. Eddie individually set up this unique guitar in Kramer's factory, and brushed it choosing Krylon "rattle-can". The guitar contains a simple Floyd Rose Tremolo, a dual-coil pickups, a sole volume. It is an incredibly simple instrument, simple tone but actually fantastic.
Van Halen 5150 Guitar Myth
The myth behind this guitar is Kramer Baretta, which was custom built indeed in the Neptune the NJ Kramer manufacturing plant. And another fact is that the body is not a Baretta but a Kramer Pacer Special. The truth is, the control cavity of this guitar is very distinctive from the 1980s Kramers.
Van Halen 5150 Guitar Features
The neck also possesses a extremely exciting feature, the back shape design is asymmetric, and Kramer has never supplied this design to other guitars. Ernie Ball MusicMan EVH model and EVH Wolfgang also adopted this style. This back shape is actually distinctive, and really comfortable and suitable for playing.
Van Halen 5150 Guitar Pickups
Moreover, the pickup is Edward made. Rumors said that Seymour Duncan would release an Eddie style pickup, and after which it'll be a custom made in custom. The headstock of this instrument is also entirely original. Kramer in no way made a headstock like Ed's 5150, which is another custom-made content.
We spent plenty of time to examine the data 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 genuine guitar, however the default pickups that compose the cost are Wilkinson pickups, which is a lot more cost-effective, quality trustworthy and may reduce much cash.
Our Custom Made Van Halen 5150 Guitar Specifications
1 Wilkinson Humbuckers
Licenced Floyd Rose Tremolo
Red w/ Black and White Stripes
Considering that our instruments are minor batch made, the stock is limited. If you're interested in our guitars, please don't hesitate to make contact with us quickly.