Eddie Van Halen and His guitars
Edward Van Halen's 5150 Guitar is one of the most well-known instrument in Rock and roll history. Eddie personally built this guitar in Kramer's manufacturing plant, and painted it using Krylon "rattle-can". The instrument consists of a simple Floyd Rose Tremolo, a dual-coil pickups, a sole volume. It really is an extremely simple instrument, very simple sound but actually amazing.
Vanhalen Guitar Myth
The myth behind the electric guitar is Kramer Baretta, which was custom built indeed inside the Neptune the NJ Kramer plant. And another reality is that the body isn't a Baretta but a Kramer Pacer Special. In fact, the control cavity of this electric guitar is quite distinctive from the 1980's Kramers.
Vanhalen Guitar Features
The neck also carries a really intriguing feature, the back shape style is asymmetric, and Kramer has never given this style to other electric guitars. Ernie Ball MusicMan EVH model and EVH Wolfgang also used this design. This back shape is actually unique, and really comfortable and appropriate for playing.
Vanhalen Guitar Pickups
In addition, the pickup is Edward manufactured. Rumors pointed out that Seymour Duncan would release an Eddie style pickup, and after which it will be a customized in custom. The headstock of this guitar is also totally original. Kramer never ever made a headstock like Ed's 5150, which is one more customized content.
We put in plenty of time to analyze the information and tests of the genuine guitar, and made great efforts to replicate it. The body, neck and fingerboard utilised the identical wood as the genuine guitar, but the default pickups that compose the cost are Wilkinson pickups, which is much more cost-effective, quality reputable and may conserve much money.
Our Custom Made Vanhalen Guitar Specifications
1 Wilkinson Humbuckers
Licenced Floyd Rose Tremolo
Red w/ Black and White Stripes
Since our electric guitars are minor batch built, the inventory is limited. If you're interested in our guitars, please don't hesitate toget in touch with us right away.