The Wolfgang® WG Standard 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, the Wolfgang WG Standard has a basswood body with special “comfort cut” forearm contour for maximum playing ease. Its bolt-on baked maple neck with graphite-reinforcement rods holds 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 an 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. The black knurled tone and volume control knobs have been 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 guitar in tune through the deepest whammy dives and horse whinnies.
Tested live onstage where it counts, the Wolfgang WG Standard is decked out for playing performance and comfort, and available in several head-turning finishes with a black headstock and black or black chrome (Gloss Black only) hardware.
Series: Wolfgang Standard
Body Material: Basswood
Body Finish: Gloss
Neck: Baked Maple, Wolfgang Backshape, 0.790" @ 3rd - .880" @ 12th
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: Direct Mount Wolfgang Humbucking (Bridge & Neck)
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
Strings: EVH Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)