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 assembled this particular guitar in Kramer's factory, and brushed it with Krylon "rattle-can". The guitar contains a primitive Floyd Rose Tremolo, a dual-coil pickups, a single volume. It is a really simple instrument, simple tone but actually wonderful.
Eddie Van Halen Gear Myth
The myth behind this guitar is Kramer Baretta, which was custom created indeed within the Neptune the NJ Kramer plant. And another truth is that the body is not a Baretta but a Kramer Pacer Special. Actually, the control cavity of this guitar is really distinctive from the 1980's Kramers.
Eddie Van Halen Gear Features
The neck also carries a extremely exciting feature, the back shape style is asymmetric, and Kramer has never provided this design to other electric guitars. Ernie Ball MusicMan EVH model and EVH Wolfgang also adopted this design. This back shape is genuinely distinctive, and really comfortable and appropriate for playing.
Eddie Van Halen Gear Pickups
Furthermore, the pickup is Edward made. Rumors said that Seymour Duncan would introduce an Eddie style pickup, and after which it is going to be a customized in custom. The headstock of this electric guitar is also totally original. Kramer never manufactured a headstock like Ed's 5150, which is another custom-made content.
We spent lots of time to analyze the information and tests of the original guitar, and made great efforts to copy it. The body, neck and fingerboard used the same wood as the genuine guitar, however the default pickups that compose the cost are Wilkinson pickups, which is far more cost-effective, quality reputable and may conserve much money.
Our Custom Made Eddie Van Halen Gear Specifications
1 Wilkinson Humbuckers
Licenced Floyd Rose Tremolo
Red w/ Black and White Stripes
Since our electric guitars are small batch created, the supply is limited. If you are enthusiastic about our guitars, please don't hesitate to contact us immediately.