Eddie Van Halen and His guitars
Edward Van Halen's 5150 Guitar is probably the most famous electric guitar in Rock and roll history. Eddie personally assembled this particular instrument in Kramer's manufacturing plant, and brushed it using Krylon "rattle-can". The guitar consists of a simple Floyd Rose Tremolo, a dual-coil pickups, a sole volume. It's an incredibly simple guitar, simple sound but actually remarkable.
Edie Van Halen Guitar Myth
The myth behind the guitar is Kramer Baretta, which was custom produced indeed in the Neptune the NJ Kramer manufacturing plant. And another truth is that the body isn't a Baretta but a Kramer Pacer Special. The truth is, the control cavity of this instrument is very distinctive from the 1980s Kramers.
Edie Van Halen Guitar Features
The neck also possesses a really fascinating feature, the back shape design is asymmetric, and Kramer has never presented this design to other guitars. Ernie Ball MusicMan EVH model and EVH Wolfgang also adopted this design. This back shape is actually unique, and really comfortable and appropriate for playing.
Edie Van Halen Guitar Pickups
Additionally, the pickup is Edward manufactured. Rumors mentioned that Seymour Duncan would create an Eddie style pickup, and after which it's going to be a tailor made in custom. The headstock of this guitar is also entirely original. Kramer never ever produced a headstock like Ed's 5150, which is an additional personalized content.
We spent a great deal of time to analyze the data and tests of the genuine guitar, and made great efforts to duplicate it. The body, neck and fingerboard used the same wood as the genuine guitar, but the default pickups that compose the cost are Wilkinson pickups, which is far more cost-effective, quality reliable and can conserve much cash.
Our Custom Made Edie Van Halen Guitar Specifications
1 Wilkinson Humbuckers
Licenced Floyd Rose Tremolo
Red w/ Black and White Stripes
Because our instruments are small batch produced, the supply is limited. If you are interested in our guitars, please don't hesitate to speak to us instantly.