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They look like real hot rods. I like the Black/Yellow best.
*drool*......*pant*.......

I haven't seen any comments on them here yet....maybe I missed them.

WHO GOTS ONE???????
 

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shredfreak said:
And it is so simple guitar, you know. Basswood body(i think), maple neck/board, single humbucker and Floyd but i guess those stripes cost so much.(sarcasm)
They cost even more if the stripes are done by the man himself.

In the spirit of Frankenstein -Do it yourself
 

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They are pretty cool, but not worth ANYWHERE near the $2000-2800 price. Thats just rediculous for what it is.

Make yourself a Warmoth one for $750 ;)

Unfortunately, with that method, you wont be able to hand EVH any royalties ;)
 

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I wanted to try it at the Musikmesse this year but they were only on display in cases like at NAMM (I think) a bit sad. But the price on these things is a factor of 1.5 - 2 to large IMHO.

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I am the same as the others Im afriad. Nice guitar I'm sure, but for what they are, they are just not worth the money. Its such a basic thing, and all because EVH himself put some stripes on it, they feel they can charge 3 times the amount!

If ya want a nice guitar with the proper EVH feel, get a 5150 re-issue Kramer, or one of the old 80's Kramers. Or as someone has said already, go Warmoth. All of these options wont cost half as much as the Charvels do.
 

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sniperfrommars1 said:
Especially considering that the guitar eddie used to make VH1 cost him around 90 bucks to make :p
Very good point!
He wasnt exactly on a huge budget back then. But I bet you any money he could, and would, still build something like that. Probably instead of a more expensive example.
 

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I have no idea about the quality, but in every picture I've seen of these, they look AWFUL! Even the pictures on the Charvel website. And these are selling like hotcakes?

The EBMM were the only good looking ones, though I've only seen pictures. If I ever hit the lottery, I'll pay out me arse for a turquoise one.

The Peavey Wolfgangs I've seen in person looked all like cheap crap. Even the high-end one.
 

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Gex said:
They are pretty cool, but not worth ANYWHERE near the $2000-2800 price. Thats just rediculous for what it is.

Make yourself a Warmoth one for $750 ;)

Unfortunately, with that method, you wont be able to hand EVH any royalties ;)
i second that. i played them at NAMM and wasn't impressed at all. you could build a better guitar from Warmoth no doubt about it. paint job was very sloppy on the EVH and for some weird reason Ed likes using a non-F-spaced pickup in this Floyd equiped guitar? very odd, but then again, so is Ed. i could see it being a nice collectable guitar but not an everday player for the price. you would have better quality, more versatile guitar going to Warmoth and picking your own options from the showcase and striping it yourself (very easily done BTW).
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Ekim said:
I have no idea about the quality, but in every picture I've seen of these, they look AWFUL! Even the pictures on the Charvel website. And these are selling like hotcakes?

The EBMM were the only good looking ones, though I've only seen pictures. If I ever hit the lottery, I'll pay out me arse for a turquoise one.

The Peavey Wolfgangs I've seen in person looked all like cheap crap. Even the high-end one.
I think your being a little biased. Why do you think they looked like cheap crap? Having said that ive personally played several of the charvels and everything was in working order the finish had no flaws in it, and setup and tone were really good
 

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Ekim said:
I have no idea about the quality, but in every picture I've seen of these, they look AWFUL! Even the pictures on the Charvel website. And these are selling like hotcakes?

The EBMM were the only good looking ones, though I've only seen pictures. If I ever hit the lottery, I'll pay out me arse for a turquoise one.

The Peavey Wolfgangs I've seen in person looked all like cheap crap. Even the high-end one.
the USA Std Wolfgang is an awesome guitar and a great value. the Charvel isn't a great value for a player.
i can't imagine a USA Wolfie being considered cheap crap?! i would almost be willing to concede that point with the EXP version, but no way for even a second would the USA version be considered "cheap crap".
 
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