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EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar Vintage White Maple Top

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The EVH Wolfgang electric guitar represents 2 years of intense research and development, and a year of brutal testing on the road. With every aspect examined and upgraded to the highest standards, the... Click To Read More About This Product

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The EVH Wolfgang electric guitar represents 2 years of intense research and development, and a year of brutal testing on the road. With every aspect examined and upgraded to the highest standards, the EVH Wolfgang has been produced to Eddie's exact specifications and has features identical to the Wolfgang guitars he records and performs with. The EVH Wolfgang includes a distinctive double-cutaway body with an arched AA maple top on a lightweight basswood back, a quartersawn single-piece AA bird's-eye maple neck fitted with stainless steel frets, double-potted custom-wound guitar pickups, five-piece binding on the matching body and headstock, custom-made signature tuning machines, Floyd Rose double-locking trem with the patented EVH D-Tuna drop-D tuning system, and Bourns low-friction pots.

Another distinctive Eddie-mod is the 3-way pickup toggle wired in reverse: the up position (normally the neck pickup) is the bridge pickup, down (normally the bridge) is the neck pickup.

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1-1/2" basswood back 
1-2" arched AA maple top
Bolt-on quartersawn maple neck
AA bird's-eye maple fingerboard
25-1/2"-scale length
Compound fingerboard radius 12"-16"
22 vintage-size stainless steel frets
Floyd Rose R2 locking nut
1-5/8" nut width
Chrome hardware
EVH-branded Gotoh tuners, chrome with pearloid buttons
EVH-branded Floyd Rose locking tremolo
EVH humbuckers (neck and bridge)
3-way pickup toggle (reverse wired)
Master Volume and Tone Controls
2 Bourns low-friction pots 250k/500k
SKB case with molded stripes

Unique features:
Hard mount pickups
Magna Coatings paint
2 graphite neck reinforcement rods
Schaller chrome string retainer
EVH D-Tuna
Square jack plate
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EVHWolfgang Electric Guitar

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(65 of 79 customers found this review helpful)


By Far, The Best!!!

By Jeffrey Allan

from Papillion, NE.

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

I have purchased every guitar that Eddie has ever endorsed or put his name on. Except for the Fender Frankenstein replica. (Unfortunately, I can't afford that one!!!) But... from the Kramers in the mid-80's, to the EB MM, Peavy Wolfgang, and the Charvel Art Series, I have them all. The new EVH Wolfgang blows them all away!!! The neck has such an amazing feel, that you don't want to put it down!!! The pickups sound great cranked through the 5150 III amp, and the guitar looks so awesome that pictures of it don't do it justice. I am positive that this guitar is destined to become a classic!!! Thanks Eddie... keep the great music gear comming!!!!!

(25 of 30 customers found this review helpful)



By Ray Campbell

from Las Vegas

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

I have them all Peavey, Charvel, and Ernie Ball. This Guitar beats them all. It plays like a dream right out of the case. The set up on this was right on. I have had this guitar for only 10 days and can not put it down. I have done all my studio work with it since I got it. Thanks to Eddie and Fender for this Guitar.

(24 of 25 customers found this review helpful)


True to the LEGEND!

By B King

from Detroit Michigan

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

Exceptional features, outstanding playablity and versatility! I have been searching for an additon to my 78 modified strat and the new EVH exceeded every possible expectation. This guitar plays effortlessly, very fast neck with no sacrifice to tone. Cleans up extremly well transitioning from nasty overdirve via volume control. Set up is spot on - excellent harmonics, warm tones, sparkling highs and killer low end. The floyd is a fixed trem which takes a bit of getting use to, assuming you have a floating trem, and the D-tuna is absolutley brilliant! You can really abuse the trem and use the D-Tuna and sstill stay perfectly tunned, however I'll keep trying. The finish is world-class, purchased vinatge white, the binding, tunning pegs, hardware and attention to detail scream botique quality not mass produced. The SKD case is exceptional. In my search for a new guitar, my sense is that there are many players that put their name on equipment the difference here is that Ed's heart and soul are in this guitar and that fact is evident in all the physical details but most important when you close your eyes and play! Thanks Ed, you have inspired me since 78 and again with your recent design of the Wolfgang! Thanks Guitar Center great service on this one!

(22 of 25 customers found this review helpful)


Awesome!!!! It really is that good!

By Romco5150

from NJ

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

All I can say is awesome! Harmonics just leap off this guitar and the neck has to be smoothest and easiest I have ever played. I was a little discouraged about the price at first, but certainly this baby is worth every penny. The case even rocks! Like Eddie details were left untouched!!

(22 of 22 customers found this review helpful)


EVH Wolgang is one NICE guitar!

By Mootie

from Fenton, MO.

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

I have the Tobacco Burst, beautiful guitar, plays great, no issues whatsoever. Stays in tune very well, not a huge deal but other guitars I have owned (PRS Custom 24, a Strat or two) were always out of tune, lots of humidity changes in MO.- but the EVH Wolfgang stays in tune for weeks-- must be indicative of something. Excellent fit and finish to the instrument, even nicer than my PRS. Love the non-oversized SS frets and compound radius neck with unfinished back-perfect for me anyhow! Yes, they are not cheap but I am very satisfied, sold my other 2 electrics and just 'rockin with the Wolfgang now- would highly recomend. Happy New Year to all!

(18 of 22 customers found this review helpful)


eddie rules

By jeff mills

from hornell, new york

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

i just got my evh guitar and its great....i have been playing 25 years and owed over 20 guitars and every make and this is the best I've ever owned....even better than my gibson...I've seen many reviews saying that its too much money...not true...this guitar is worth it.....the look, the feel, and the sound are the best i have heard....go eddie

(18 of 21 customers found this review helpful)


5 stars are not enough

By Shawn

from oakdale, ct

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

This guitar is exactly as advertised. My tobacco sunburst Wolfgang came out of the box set up with perfect action and ready to go. The inherent quality of the guitar shows. When played through my Marshall 50 Watt non-tube amp the guitar sounds great clean or dirty. Plugged into my friends Vox AC-30 tube amp with Celestion Greens, the pickups really come alive and beg me to crank the amp to 10. The SKB case is truly beautiful and of similar quality to the guitar. Regrets: None, except that I now have to save up to buy the matching EVH amp.

(16 of 17 customers found this review helpful)


EVH Wolfgang SHREDS!!!

By Robert C.

from Sacramento, CA

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

The latest and greates from rock n roll icon Eddie Van Halen is a Heavy Metal shredding machine!!! This guitars' construction is second to none with top flight quality parts and craftmanship throughout. If you are looking for a guitar that is easy to play and beautiful to look at, this is it. The tone is somewhat limited but if you're looking for the classic VH brown sound, here it is. You can get a wide range of tones with this guitar with some tweaking of the tone & volume knobs but this guitars is best when turned up to ten. High gain is where this baby screams and sings!!! In my opinion the neck pickup was not to my taste. I would have liked something a little brighter but that is the only complaint I have with this axe. It is truly an amazing guitar and very easy to play!!!

(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)


EVH Wolfgang

By Chuck

from Rockwall, Texas

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

After playing most of the quality guitars I could get my hands on, I stumbled across the Wolfgang. I didnt care if it was Eds, Zacks, or Erics signature models, it just felt right in my hands. The guitar has unbelievable sustain and a neck that almost plays itself. Very impressed with the sound and especially ease of playability. The price is high, but you get alot for your money. Play one and see for yourself. 5 Stars for sure.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)



By Crzybnch

from Woodridge, IL

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

I read reviews of this and decided to buy one and felt comfortable with Guitar Center's return policy. The finish is flawless, action is very low, no buzz anywhere on the neck. Someone said the fretwork was rough...compared to what I don't know. My fret wires are jewel smooth with no sign of dressing tool marks or leveling. They shine like chrome. The pots are smooth and turn effortlessly. The pickups are perfect for this guitar. I always find myself turning up the volume knob on other guitars when playing but not with this one! I've been playing for 30+ years and own some high end instruments to compare it to. My only complaint is the quilted top. I wish it was an AAAA top instead of AA. This however does not affect they playability of this instrument. I can't explain the satisfaction I had when I plugged this in and wailed on it. It's kind of like manipulating a lion to do whatever you want.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)



By edward e

from Youngstown Ohio

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

If you like a consistent, solid, and technically superior electric guitar, the Wolfgang, IS THE RIGHT GUITAR. It's the quality, the maple neck, the body with directly mounted custom EVH pick ups... The EVH-floyd rose, with the EVH d-tuner... ...and what about the indestructible stainless steel frets ?? If you've never tried one of these exclusive guitars, well, you don't know what you're missing. The color of the tone, is so sweet and warm, and at the same time you can turn it into a hard rock monster, where harmonics, and crystal clear overdrive...literally kick butt.


The EVH Tone/Harmonic Monster

By David Senk

from Clearfield Utah

Comments about EVH Wolfgang Electric Guitar:

I saved and saved for a very long time to get one of these. I have been playing for a long time and THIS ONE is it !!! Every word in the company description of this guitar and the specs are 100% true. The most powerful expression of tone and harmonics I have ever experienced in my life. Incredible quality and precision in every part of the guitar. I've owned this guitar for about 6 months now and I will never sell it or let it go for ANY PRICE ! This thing is a Dream Machine for any guitar enthusiast - It sounds soo good on almost any amp you plug in to but sounds best on a tube amp. I currently have it on a Peavy XXX 212 tube amp - JUST MIND BLOWING !!! Worth every penny and then some ! It would be very hard to be disappointed with this guitar. Just try one out and see for yourself.

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