Just had a bit of a different neck. I've decided NOT to sell my EVH. The HP2 necks feel the same as the original Peavey Wolfgang. Exclusive VHLinks.com Content From Van Halen. The new EVH guitars feel completely different and I don't understand the major price increase. One of my fondest musical memories is of Christmas in second grade. Wrong. The pickups are two EVH Wolfgang Alnico 2 humbuckers, controlled by master tone and volume pots with pedal-style knobs. The EVH model has a typical fender neck profile and small vintage frets. I prefer the EVH. Peavey is a bit thicker. EVH Wolfgang Special Features Body •Solid basswood construction •Unique offset cutaway design Neck •Hardrock maple neck and fingerboard, oil-finished •Dual graphite reinforcements and adjustable torsion rod •25 1/2" scale length, 22 jumbo frets •15" fingerboard radius •Straight headstock with 3+3 tuning machine configuration Dual EVH® Wolfgang humbucking pickups mounted directly to the body increase vibration transfer, resulting in sustain for days on end. DISCLAIMER: The STRATosphere is not affiliated with Fender Musical Instruments. I also like the pickups better. Hi all! EBMM - it's been a couple years since I played one, so I can't really describe it. Ernie Ball’s Music Man department and Eddie Van Halen worked together on the EVH Model. Wolfgang= Les Paul Custom neck Axis(or EVH) = Fender Strat Closest analogy I can come up with that can be pretty much universally understood. When I saw online afterwards that they had an EVH in army green, I knew it was meant to be, lol. The pickups are two EVH Wolfgang Alnico 2 humbuckers, controlled by master tone and volume pots with pedal-style knobs. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Fucking miss you Ed. The basswood body is decked out in Eddie’s famous red with white-and-black stripes with heavy relicing to mirror his original Frankenstein guitar. All prices are in USD | © 2019 The STRATosphere | Sitemap. Like the USA Wolfgang Special it featured a flat top, one knob (volume), three-way pickup toggle switch, Peavey/EVH-designed humbucker pickups like USA models, licensed Floyd Rose tremolo with D-Tuna (d-tuner device), hard rock maple neck and fingerboard, straight headstock, and Grover mini tuners (a feature unique to this model). Offering many of the blazing features as its more expensive brethren, the Wolfgang WG Standard has a basswood body with special “comfort cut” forearm contour for maximum playing ease. This positions the bulk of the neck’s thickness in the hollow of the hand, while reducing thickness under the fingers. EVH Wolfgang Special Features Body •Solid basswood construction •Unique offset cutaway design Neck •Hardrock maple neck and fingerboard, oil-finished •Dual graphite reinforcements and adjustable torsion rod •25 1/2" scale length, 22 jumbo frets •15" fingerboard radius •Straight headstock with 3+3 tuning machine configuration Axis neck compared to Wolfgang neck; If this is your first visit, ... (i.e. The result is a “full” feeling neck with easy playability. Modified "C" Profile Neck w/ Hand-Rubbed Urethane Back Finish, 12"-16" Compound Radius Ebony Fingerboard Top-Mount EVH-Branded Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo w/ EVH D-Tuna EVH Wolfgang Humbucking Direct Mounted Pickups Case Not Included The baked maple neck and baked maple fingerboard offer increased stability, crystal clear, bright tones and exquisite style with its warmer hue and beautiful grain definition. So everybody who keeps saying they wish he'd do one needs to stfu and listen to III. The slim neck profile delivers high-performance speed and action with outstanding playing comfort, and the EVH Wolfgang humbuckers growl and howl with drum-tight bass, rich, beefy mids and brilliant, sparkling treble. I don't how much to attribute to it being quartersawn, 25.5 scale length, 12" - 16" compound radius, 1.625" nut width, "wolfgang shape" or all combined. radius and most importantly the back profile). Eddie Van Halen was the first player to popularize the innovative Floyd Rose locking tremolo, even advising Floyd Rose on his early designs to integrate round disc finger-type tuners that you would see on a cello or violin. One of my fondest musical memories is of Christmas in second grade. They feel the same to me. A pair of flagship custom-designed EVH® Wolfgang Alnico 2 humbucking pickups are mounted directly to the body, providing dynamic yet articulate voicing, as well as endless sustain for powerful chords and melody lines. Fingerboard: Select maple or rosewood. I also own 2 Ibanez RG550’s I like better than the Charvel. EVH describes sassafras as a ‘softer’ tonewood, giving off similar resonance to walnut or mahogany. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Wolfgang® has an opposite orientation to most standard guitar toggle switches. The Wolfgang Special is the lower-end entry of the Eddie Van Halen signature Wolfgang guitar made by Fender under the EVH brandname. The EVH Wolfgang is the best feeling neck I've ever felt. More rounded back. The neck profile feels better to me. I don't notice. This makes for unparalleled comfortable chording and riffing near the nut, with optimal shred articulation and bending near the heel. The Wolfgang® USA Edward Van Halen Signature model is loaded with Eddie Van Halen’s most up-to-date specs along with the classic looks and behemoth sound fans have come to expect. Designed for comfortable playability and speed, the Wolfgang WG Standard also features an oiled finish on the back of the neck and a 12”-16” compound radius baked maple fingerboard with rolled edges, 22 jumbo frets and black dot inlays. That was a fucking bad ass band. Administrator; 14,933; F.R.E.D. Wrong. The EVH Wolfgang is the best feeling neck I've ever felt. In a first for a Wolfgang guitar model, its mahogany set neck is crafted with a vintage style '50s-era neck profile that imparts a classically comfortable playing feel. It's to sentimental. But the Warmoth seems to be tailored towards Strat replacements- I'm not sure if it would fit right into the Wolf. EVH® logo are registered trademarks of E.L.V.H. I need a second guitar as we play multiple tunings throughout our set (440 and Eb). “It’s absolutely superb!” said Cooper. The EVH Wolfgang necks have less specific character to me, but are still great. Dual EVH® Wolfgang humbucking pickups mounted directly to the body increase vibration transfer, resulting in sustain for days on end. Is there a more affordable guitar that will have a similar neck feel? A high-friction tone knob provides unmatched tonal performance, while the custom designed EVH-branded low-friction volume knob creates even-volume tapering for the smoothest volume swells. It really is funny to see people who hate how �soft� we�re becoming as a society (ie rewarding children with participation medals for coming in last) defend Trump who is exhibiting quite possibly one... After seeing the dreams and 5150 clips, I don�t care what anyone says. I just happened to pick up an EVH at the same time, and I liked the EVH neck better. ... That asymmetrical neck profile is at least half of the goodness of that neck. I bough this for a build I was working on and ended up going a different direction. Two black knurled control knobs have been dialed-in to Van Halen’s exacting specifications—the smooth-feeling 500k pots make it easy to find a unique sound while retaining the crisp high-end sparkle of the Wolfgang pickups. Once again, if this guitar is good enough for Eddie than it's good enough for us! However, there is nothing conservative about the 5150 Deluxe’s blazing playability and aggressive tones. Neck Pickup, 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm), Optional EVH® Wolfgang® Hardshell (p/n 009-0916-000); Optional EVH® Black Gig Bag (p/n 022-1512-006). Tested live onstage where it counts, the Wolfgang WG Standard is decked out for playing performance and comfort, and available in several head-turning finishes with a black headstock and black or black chrome (Gloss Black only) hardware. I know the nut is smaller on the Wolfs. EVH®-Branded Floyd Rose® Special Locking Tremolo, 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. UP: Bridge (lead) pickup DOWN: Neck (rhythm pick-up) MIDDLE: Both pickups together BRIDGE EVH® edition Floyd Rose® w/D-tuna. Dual EVH® Wolfgang humbucking pickups mounted directly to the body increase vibration transfer, resulting in sustain for days on end. Now universally embraced, our EVH-branded Floyd Rose Special double-locking tremolo features our EVH logo stamped on the bridge plate, zinc alloy saddles and a zinc alloy sustain block. I've said this before about the Peaveys. All prices are in USD | © 2019 The STRATosphere | Sitemap. These pickups deliver rich harmonics, cutting highs and snarling mids in spades. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. To me the magic of the Wolfgang is the neck profile and the 6105 frets. Not all humbuckers are created equal. It felt nothing like it to me. My question is about EVH Wolfgang neck, tough I hope you don't mind. I got my first EVH guitar few years ago. I'm willing to drive the 3 hours to Durham to try out a Modern but I want to see if I should bother. thanks 07-02-2005, 08:15 PM #2. So I was thinking of getting an EVH wolfspecial body and then snagging a neck from Warmoth (or I'm open to anywhere). Is there a more affordable guitar that will have a similar neck feel? I know the nut is smaller on the Wolfs. * Neck: asymmetrical neck on the Peavey * Ratio: 12 - 16 on the EVH - 15 on the Peavey I prefer the Peavey's looks and feel. I never thought of this. Peavey is a bit thicker. Up for sale in excellent condition EVH Wolfgang Special (Neck Only!) I had my eye on an army green Charvel DK24 2pt for the last few years. The EVH Wolfgang Standard Cream White at a glance: Eddie van Halen Signature Electric Guitar; Linde body; Bolt-on maple neck with "Wolfgang Backshape" profile; Maple fingerboard with 12" to 16" compound radius (305 mm to 406 mm) Two EVH Wolfgang Humbucker; Floyd Rose Special Double Locking Tremolo; EVH Die-Cast Tuners After a quick trawl through our back issues, we calculate this is the 10th Edward Van Halen signature model Guitarist has played. And I played a bunch of bother versions side by side in store. ... Other than the profiles & neck radius being different, the biggest difference for me is the finish/feel of the necks. Right now I'm using my Les Paul as my Eb guitar but I really want a … I own a EVH Wolfgang Special Stealth (2017) and a Charvel Pro-Mod San Dimas (2018). The EVH-branded Floyd Rose® Special bridge and R2 locking nut consistently keep the guitar in tune through the deepest whammy dives and horse whinnies. 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