EVH Wolfgang WG Standard QM, Baked Maple Fingerboard - Black Fade

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The Wolfgang WG Standard QM boasts the same style and massive sound Eddie Van Halen created - at a price the everyday musician can afford.

Offering many of the blazing features as its more expensive brethren, this axe features a basswood body with special "comfort cut" forearm contour for maximum playing ease, along with attractive masked-off natural body binding and an elegant quilt maple top. Its bolt-on baked maple neck with graphite reinforcement rods hold strong against the ravages of temperature and humidity, while a conveniently located spoke wheel at the base of the neck makes for quick and painless truss rod adjustments. Designed for comfortable playability and speed, the Wolfgang WG Standard also features a smooth oiled finish on the back of the neck and a 12"-16" compound radius baked maple fingerboard with rolled edges, 22 jumbo frets and black dot inlays.

Dual EVH Wolfgang humbucking pickups mounted directly to the body increase vibration transfer, resulting in sustain for days on end. Two domed control knobs have been dialed-in to Van Halen's exacting specifications-the smooth-feeling 500k pots make it easy to find a unique sound while retaining the crisp high-end sparkle of the Wolfgang pickups. The EVH-branded Floyd Rose Special bridge and R2 locking nut consistently keep the instrument in tune through the deepest whammy dives and horse whinnies.

Tested live onstage where it counts, the Wolfgang WG Standard QM is decked out for playing performance and comfort, and available in an array of stage-stealing new finishes featuring black headstocks and black chrome hardware.

Features
• 25.5" scale length
• Basswood body with special "comfort cut" forearm contour and quilt maple top
• Masked-off natural body binding
• Graphite-reinforced bolt-on baked maple neck
• Neck is carved and rolled to Eddie Van Halen's specifications with an oiled finish on the back
• 12"-16" compound radius baked maple fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets and black dot inlays
• Heel-mount truss rod adjustment spoke wheel
• Dual direct mount EVH Wolfgang humbucking pickups
• Three-way toggle switch, single volume control and single tone control
• EVH-branded Floyd Rose Special bridge and R2 locking nut
• Available in Black Fade, Chlorine Burst, Northern Lights, Tahiti Night o rTransparent Amber with black headstock and black chrome hardware

Specifications
SERIES: Wolfgang® Standard
BODY MATERIAL: Basswood
NECK: Baked Maple
NECK FINISH: Oiled
FINGERBOARD: Baked Maple, 12"-16" Compound Radius (304.8 mm to 406.4 mm)
FRETS: 22, Jumbo
POSITION INLAYS: Black Dot
NUT (Material/Width): Floyd Rose® R2 Locking, 1.625" (41.3 mm)
TUNING MACHINES: EVH®-Branded
SCALE LENGTH: 25.5" (648 mm)
BRIDGE: EVH®-Branded Floyd Rose® Special Double-Locking Tremolo

PICKUPS:
Bridge: Direct Mount Wolfgang® Humbucking
Neck: Direct Mount Wolfgang® Humbucking
PICKUP SWITCHING: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
CONTROLS: Volume, Tone
CONTROL KNOBS: Speed
HARDWARE FINISH: Black Chrome
STRINGS: EVH® Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
CASE/GIG BAG: Optional EVH® Wolfgang® Hardshell (p/n 009-0916-000); Optional EVH® Black Gig Bag (p/n 022-1512-006)

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Closest StoreKamloops, British Columbia
Oil finished neck is incredible, very easy to play. Pickups sound killer. Fit and finish is perfect. Can't knock it out of tune no matter how much you beat on the bar. Can't be beat for the price
Posted by Some random guy on Aug 12, 2021
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Closest StoreLondon North, Ontario
I don't even know how to describe this guitar. It looks amazing. The detail on it is flawless as far as cosmetics go. The neck it probably the most playable I've ever play, smooth and effortless to play. The pickups are well, jaw dropping. The tone they produce is phenomenal. They have a tone of their, with amazing sustain and a prefect warm growl to them.
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What I got mine the neck was not in the pocket right. The low e string was basically falling off the frets. I discovered that painters tape was still in the pocket ,causing the neck to be off kilter. So that was an easy fix. However the bridge is out right horrible. Its a fight and a haft keeping it in tune. You pretty much have to retune it after every song. Really takes the fun out of everything else this guitar has to offer. If the bridge was better I would give this guitar an 11 out of 10, just because the neck and pickups are that amazing. Unfortunately because the bridge is so bad I have to give it a 5 out of ten.
Posted by Derek on Apr 29, 2021
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