Our Custom Made 5150 Guitar Specifications
Body Wood: Alder Neck Wood: Maple Construction: Bolt-on Fretboard: Maple Inlays: Dot Inlays Scale Length: 25.5" Frets: 22 Pickups: 1 Wilkinson Humbuckers Controls: Master Volume Headstock: Kramer Style Bridge: Licensed Floyd Rose Tremolo Hardware: Chrome Finish Finish: Red w/ Black and White Stripes Strings: D'Addario
Eddie Van Halen and His guitars
Edward Van Halen's 5150 Guitar is among the most renowned instrument in Rock and roll history. Eddie privately set up this unique guitar in Kramer's manufacturing plant, and painted it choosing Krylon "rattle-can". The electric guitar features a primitive Floyd Rose Tremolo, a dual-coil pickups, a single volume. It really is a really simple guitar, very simple tone but actually amazing.
5150 Guitar Myth
The myth behind the electric guitar is Kramer Baretta, which was custom created indeed inside the Neptune the NJ Kramer factory. And another fact is that the body is just not a Baretta but a Kramer Pacer Special. Actually, the control cavity of this guitar is fairly distinctive from the 80s Kramers.
5150 Guitar Features
The neck also possesses a really fascinating feature, the back shape design is asymmetric, and Kramer has never given this design to other guitars. Ernie Ball MusicMan EVH model and EVH Wolfgang also adopted this design. This back shape is truly exclusive, and incredibly comfortable and suitable for playing.
5150 Guitar Pickups
Furthermore, the pickup is Edward created. Rumors pointed out that Seymour Duncan would introduce 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 created a headstock like Ed's 5150, which is one more personalized content.
We devoted a lot of time to analyze the data and tests of the initial 5150 Guitar, and made great efforts to replicate it. The body, neck and fingerboard used the identical wood as the authentic guitar, however the default pickups that compose the price are Wilkinson pickups, which is much more cost-effective, quality reputable and may save you much cash.
Given that our 5150 Guitars are minor batch built, the stock is limited. If you are interested in our guitars, please don't hesitate to make contact with us instantly.
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