EVH Wolfgang Special Electric Guitar, Ebony Fingerboard, Miami Blue

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Road-tested in arenas around the world, the Wolfgang Special is a purebred music-making machine, designed with stunning style, giant sound and high-speed playability. The Wolfgang Special features a basswood body with an arched top and a robust graphite-reinforced bolt-on quartersawn maple neck. The neck is carved and rolled to Eddie Van Halen's exacting specifications and features a hand-rubbed satin urethane finish on the back. Primed for high performance, energetic riffing and blazing leads, the 12 -16 compound radius ebony fingerboard has 22 jumbo frets and pearloid dot inlays. Truss rod adjustments have also never been easier thanks to a spoke wheel conveniently located at the base of the neck. 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. A sturdy and dependable EVH-branded Floyd Rose locking trem and Floyd Rose locking nut work in tandem for precise tuning even with extreme changes in pitch, while the EVH D-Tuna retunes to drop-D and back with strict accuracy at the flick of a finger. The volume knob with treble bleed circuit has a 500K EVH Bourns low friction pot for smooth swells and a tone control knob with a 250K Bourns high friction tone pot that prevents accidental tone shifting. Spotlight-ready, the Wolfgang Special is available in Burgundy Mist Metallic (new), Deep Purple Metallic (new), Ice Blue Metallic (new), Ivory, Satin Primer Gray and Stealth Black finishes with a matching headstock. The Burgundy Mist Metallic and Satin Primer Gray models feature black body binding and black hardware, while the Deep Purple Metallic, Ice Blue Metallic and Ivory models feature cream body binding and chrome hardware. The Stealth Black model features cream body binding and black hardware. Bolt-On Quartersawn Maple Neck with Eddie Van Halen's Unique Wolfgang Backshape: Bolt-on is a type of neck construction that joins the maple neck to the body of the guitar with screws or bolts, resulting in bright tone with more control. The quartersawn grain runs the length of the neck for a stronger piece of wood, and is less susceptible to shrinking, warping or splitting, while graphite-reinforcement rods flank the truss rod for even more increased neck stability. For those who prefer a fatter neck, the Wolfgang backshape is a thicker profile in comparison to the standard or modified C- shape with a .805 thickness at the 3rd fret and .890 at the 12th fret. Direct Mount EVH Wolfgang Humbucking Pickups: Not all humbuckers are created equal. Direct mount EVH Wolfgang humbuckers with Alnico 2 magnets are hotter and harness Eddie's scorching signature lead tone that captivated the world of rock 'n' roll in the '70s and '80s. These pickups deliver rich harmonics, cutting highs and snarling mids in spades. Versatile Switching & Controls: All Wolfgang Special models come complete with a versatile control layout. Explore the tonal landscape with the three-way toggle switch, which in position one engages the bridge pickup for robust rhythm riffing. Position two engages both pickups, while position three's neck pickup is ideal for all your blistering solo needs. The volume knobs houses a 500K EVH Bourns low friction pot with treble bleed circuit for seamless swells, while the tone control with 250K EVH Bourns high friction pot keeps the knobs acutely dialed in. Attractive Binding & Color Matched Wolfgang Headstock: Our Wolfgang Special kicks style up a notch with attractive body binding and a Wolfgang headstock color matched to the killer body paint job. Heel-Mount Truss Rod Adjustment Spoke Wheel: Humidity and temperature fluctuations wreak havoc on a guitar's neck. With the truss rod adjustment wheel placed at the heel of the neck, you (or your guitar tech) can quickly insert a 1.5 mm Allen wrench between the strings for seamless neck relief tweaks on the fly. Includes: Wolfgang Special Electric Guitar (Miami Blue) - Tremolo Arm - Hex Keys - User Manual - EVH Lifetime Limited Warranty Features: 25.5 scale length Basswood body with arched top Graphite-reinforced bolt-on quartersawn maple neck Neck is carved and rolled to Eddie Van Halen's specifcations with a hand-rubbed satin urethane fnish on the back 12 -16 compound radius ebony fngerboard with 22 jumbo frets and pearloid dot inlays Convenient heel-mount truss rod adjustment spoke wheel Direct mount EVH Wolfgang Alnico 2 bridge and neck humbucking pickups EVH-branded Floyd Rose locking trem and R2 locking nut EVH D-Tuna Three-way toggle switch, EVH volume control (500K EVH Bourns Low Friction Pot) with treble bleed circuit and tone control (250K EVH Bourns High Friction Pot) Available in Miami Blue with black body binding, color matched headstock and black hardware Specifications: Color: Miami Blue Series: Wolfgang Standard Country Of Origin: MX Number of Strings: 6 Orientation: Right-Hand Body Finish: Gloss Urethane Body Shape: Wolfgang Body Material: Basswood Body Binding: 1-Ply Black Bridge Pickup: Direct Mount EVH Wolfgang Humbucking Neck Pickup: Direct Mount EVH Wolfgang Humbucking Pickup Color: Black Controls: Volume with Treble Bleed Circuit, Tone Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup Pickup Configuration: HH Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple Neck Construction: Bolt-On with Graphite Reinforcement Neck Thickness: .805 at 3rd fret & .890 at 12th fret Neck Finish: Hand-Rubbed Satin Urethane Neck Shape: Wolfgang Backshape Scale Length: 25.5 (648mm) Fingerboard Radius: 12 -16 Compound Radius (304.8mm to 406.4mm) Fingerboard Material: Ebony Number of Frets: 22 Fret Size: Jumbo Nut Material: Floyd Rose R2 Locking Nut Width: 1.625 (41.3mm) Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot Side Dots: Pearloid Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mount Truss Rod Adjustment Wheel Truss Rod Wrench: 2.5mm Hex String Trees: Floyd Rose Retainer Bar Headstock: EVH Wolfgang Bridge: EVH-Branded Floyd Rose Special Locking Tremolo Hardware Finish: Black Tremolo Arm: Floyd Rose 1000 Series Tremolo Block: Brass Tuning Machines: EVH-Branded Gotoh Control Knobs: Black Knurled with White Indicator Switch Tip: Black Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges) Strap Buttons: Oversized Battery Info: No battery used Battery Material: - Battery Quantity: 0 Battery Type: -

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