Eddie Van Halen and His guitars
Edward Van Halen's 5150 Guitar is probably the most widely known electric guitar in Rock and roll history. Eddie privately put together this specific guitar in Kramer's facility, and painted it choosing Krylon "rattle-can". The instrument contains a primitive Floyd Rose Tremolo, a dual-coil pickups, a sole volume. It truly is a very simple guitar, very simple tone but actually wonderful.
Eddie Van Halen kramer 5150 Guitar Myth
The myth behind this guitar is Kramer Baretta, which was custom built indeed in the Neptune the NJ Kramer factory. And another truth is that the body is not a Baretta but a Kramer Pacer Special. Actually, the control cavity of this electric guitar is very distinctive from the 1980's Kramers.
Eddie Van Halen kramer 5150 Guitar Features
The neck also has a really exciting feature, the back shape design is asymmetric, and Kramer has never supplied this style to other guitars. Ernie Ball MusicMan EVH model and EVH Wolfgang also adopted this style. This back shape is truly special, and really comfortable and suitable for playing.
Eddie Van Halen kramer 5150 Guitar Pickups
Additionally, the pickup is Edward manufactured. Rumors mentioned that Seymour Duncan would introduce an Eddie style pickup, and after which it is going to be a tailor made in custom. The headstock of this electric guitar is also totally original. Kramer never created a headstock like Ed's 5150, which is one more personalized content.
We spent plenty of time to analyze the information and tests of the authentic guitar, and made great efforts to copy it. The body, neck and fingerboard used the exact same wood as the initial guitar, but the default pickups that compose the price are Wilkinson pickups, which is far more cost-effective, quality trustworthy and may conserve much cash.
Our Custom Made Eddie Van Halen kramer 5150 Guitar Specifications
1 Wilkinson Humbuckers
Licenced Floyd Rose Tremolo
Red w/ Black and White Stripes
Considering that our guitars are minor batch made, the stock is limited. If you're enthusiastic about our guitars, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us quickly.