EVH Wolfgang Special Left-Handed Electric Guitar - Vintage White

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What do you call a pro-level handmade signature guitar with all the exclusive custom features of its US-made counterpart for less than half the price? We call it "special." The Wolfgang Special. From Eddie Van Halen comes the Wolfgang, representing over 35 years of cumulative EVH experience and expertise in guitar design. The process undertaken to develop the Wolfgang took over two years of intense trial-and-error research. The formidable task yielded a series of prototypes that endured a full year of brutal in-concert road testing by Eddie on Van Halen's triumphant 2007-2008 world tour. The result is a bulletproof and beautiful tonal giant of a guitar that takes whatever you can dish out and then asks for more. As the VH tour kicked off in the fall 2007, Eddie pushed every aspect of the Wolfgang's performance capabilities to the absolute limit, playing various Wolfgang prototypes every night on virtually every song. As the tour roared along, Eddie changed and adjusted components and specs until he was satisfied with the Wolfgang's sound, feel and looks. To prove that it was battle-worthy and could survive the road, performance data was collected from every gig for months and months to establish and confirm consistency and durability. This is what makes the Wolfgang the culmination of Eddie Van Halen's endless pursuit of outstanding tone, durability and consistency. Available to the public beginning in January 2009, the EVH Wolfgang guitar is built to his exact specs and has every single feature of the Wolfgang guitars he himself plays onstage and in the studio. It's exactly what he uses. "Everything that I've built, destroyed, stumbled onto, learned and experienced is in this guitar," Eddie Van Halen said. "Every aspect and component of this guitar has been examined and upgraded to the highest standards possible. We left no stone unturned."


Manufacturer EVH
Mfg Part# 00885978086757
SKU 226315648
UPC 885978086757
UPC 14 00885978086757
Body Shape: Wolfgang
Bridge Pickup: Custom Designed EVH Humbucking Bridge Pickup
Bridge: EVH-Branded Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo with EVH D-Tuna
Case/Gig Bag: SKB Case with molded stripes
Control Knobs: Black Plastic Knobs
Fingerboard: AA Birdseye Maple
Fret Size: Vintage Style Frets
Fretboard Radius: 12" to 16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
Hardware: Chrome
Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple
Neck Pickup: Custom Designed EVH Humbucking Neck Pickup
Number of Frets: 22
Nut Width: 1.625" (41.3 mm)
Pickup Configuration: H/H
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Position Inlays: Black Dot Position Inlays
Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
Straplocks: Vintage Style Strap Buttons
String Nut: Floyd Rose Original Locking Nut
Strings: EVH Branded Strings, (.009-.046 Gauges)
Switch Tip: Black Switch Tip
Tremolo Arm/Handle: Floyd Rose Original Tremolo Arm
Tuning Machines: EVH-Branded Gotoh Tuning Machines, Chrome w/ Pearloid Buttons
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