This year’s NAMM also saw the rollout of a heap of new finishes for the Wolfgang Standard. Its my Ep3 set to 12 up to 0:27, then its on 15 for the rest. He also used on Eruption a standard Echoplex tape delay system to achieve that sound at the end of “Eruption” on Van Halen I. by bmf5150 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:32 pm, Post Again, this has a 12"-16” compound radius fingerboard with 22 jumbo nickel frets offering a speedy ride. You can, of course, wreck your amp if you are not careful but this was Van Halen improvising once more, making discoveries as he went. In 1979, Van Halen took receipt of the Bumblebee. This is a Van Halen essential. This was the Frankenstrat. There’s an EVH-branded Floyd Rose for dive-bombs, a hand-rubbed oil finish on the neck. Squier Affinity Stratocaster HSS in Olympic White - $229.99 Unveiled at NAMM 2020, the Frankie is a serious, pro-quality replica of the latter-period Frankenstrat. Eric Johnson calls this the best-sounding EP3 emulator on the market, and its much-vaunted onboard preamp on-hand will sure sweeten your tone. His recent live rigs have included a Boss OC-3 Super Octave, a Boss CE-5 Chorus Ensemble and an MXR Smart Gate to kill some of the noise, and a rack-mounted Roland SDE-3000. It is really cheap, available in some cool finishes, and while it is excellent for sharpening up your chops, you could always go all Dr. Frankenstein on it and mod it into oblivion when the time is right. When you turn 40, then find out you finally do have a child, a 25 year old beautiful daughter?? This is as close to the original as you’ll get. There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again. Boss DD-500 Digital Delay - $349.99 These days you don’t have to play is a suite of Van Halen signature amps that don’t require anything like that to get that gain. It’s signed by Van Halen. A portable, lunchbox amp that’s loud enough for small gigs but also considerate enough to have an switchable to 1/4 power for at-home practice. Nothing was off-limits; a Danelectro neck on a Charvel body? I have found for live EVH type echo that I run them at 12 to 15 wich is where ed had them in those photos. And here is a matching 30-watt birch-ply cabinet with a 12" Celestion G12H speaker. From time to time Van Halen would season this tone generously with a MXR Phase 90, tape echo, flanger and wah, but still, as with all the world’s greatest players, his tone is greater than the sum of his signal chain. Revoiced for a little more aggression on the lead channel, you’ll find plenty rich harmonic gain. Go crazy with oscillations, or just dial in some slapback echo. by Seabean » Thu Jul 17, 2008 7:15 am, Post Limited to 50 units worldwide, the EVH Bumblebee is a meticulous recreation of the S-style hotrod built by Wayne Charvel and featured on the cover of Van Halen II. It’s got the early prototype locking vibrato. EVH 5150 III LBX 15-watt tube head - $599.99 by vanhalen5150 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:42 am, Post EVH Striped Series Frankie in Red with Black and White Stripes Relic - $1,699.99 MXR EVH117 Eddie Van Halen Flanger Pedal - $189.99 Sorry to be so wordy. Dunlop EVH95 Eddie Van Halen Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal - $168.97 at low volumes I can run my eps at about 15 - 20 and get a good sound,but when my amp is at 5 or louder I have to shorten the repeats, to get a good sound. If this Wolfgang in Matte Army Drab is a little low-key for your tastes, it is also available in Taxi Cab Yellow. by dirtycooter » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:58 am, Post GRANDKIDS!?! What a great informative place this is! It makes his Ibanez Destroyer 2459, aka the Shark, look tame.