Van Halen Kramer 5150
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5150 pronounced fifty one fifty is the seventh studio album by american hard rock band van halen.
Van halen kramer 5150. Plays and sounds awesome. Records and was the first of four albums to be recorded with lead singer sammy hagar who replaced david lee roth. 1984 kramer reissue baretta made into a replica of evh s famous 5150. The evh striped series 5150 is a much better deal than hiring a luthier to complete a replica job by yourself although many prior to the release of this guitar did so.
To me the 5150 sounds a little darker than van halen s earlier frankenstrats which have been confirmed to be ash. In a direct nod to one of eddie van halen s all time favourite guitars the kramer 5150 along comes an almost exact reproduction of that particular guitar. Kramer 918v as labeled from the hard rock cafe los angeles ca. Nonetheless although not specifically created for a selling purpose the kramer 5150 is the baby of eddie van halen s partnership and innovation that got him started in the commercial rock world.
Will ship in gig bag. You re looking at eddie van halen s 3 kramer that was used on all tours and studio sessions during the 5150 and ou812 tours. It was released on march 24 1986 by warner bros. The story goes that eddie van halen met the executive of kramer guitars dennis berardi in 1981 who began communicating with eddie on a regular basis from that point onwards.
This guitar was personal y picked out by zeke clark for its touch and sound when ed offered him a guitar of his choice for his continued service. Ed assembled this guitar himself at the kramer factory and even painted it himself with krylon rattle can paint. I have the period correct string tree too that hasn t been put that will put in the case. Edward van halen s 5150 guitar is one of the most recognizable guitars in rock history.
Eddie van halen edward van halen van halen sammy hagar david lee roth michael anthony alex van halen. Kramer wasn t known to ever use basswood and besides it would have been pretty uncommon when the 5150 was built in late 82 early 83.