Our Custom Made 5150 Guitars 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 probably the most well-known guitar in Rock and roll history. Eddie personally built this electric guitar in Kramer's facility, and painted it utilizing Krylon "rattle-can". The electric guitar consists of a simple Floyd Rose Tremolo, a dual-coil pickups, a sole volume. It's a really simple guitar, very simple tone but actually incredible.
5150 Guitars Myth
The myth behind the electric guitar is Kramer Baretta, which was custom built 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. In reality, the control cavity of this electric guitar is fairly distinctive from the 1980's Kramers.
5150 Guitars Features
The neck also carries a extremely interesting feature, the back shape style is asymmetric, and Kramer has never supplied this style to other electric guitars. Ernie Ball MusicMan EVH model and EVH Wolfgang also adopted this style. This back shape is genuinely exclusive, and very comfortable and appropriate for playing.
5150 Guitars Pickups
Moreover, the pickup is Edward produced. Rumors pointed out that Seymour Duncan would create an Eddie style pickup, and after which it is going to be a tailor made in custom. The headstock of this instrument is also totally original. Kramer never produced a headstock like Ed's 5150, which is one more custom-made content.
We devoted lots of time to analyze the data and tests of the original 5150 Guitars, and made great efforts to duplicate it. The body, neck and fingerboard utilized the identical wood as the authentic guitar, but the default pickups that compose the price are Wilkinson pickups, which is much more cost-effective, quality reliable and may save you much money.
Considering that our 5150 Guitars are small batch built, the supply is limited. If you are keen on our guitars, please don't hesitate to contact us right away.
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