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Definitive resource for Eddie's guitars amps effects guitar rig and Kramer 5150 recording studio photo Sunset setup 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 19851986 Boogie Bodies guitar photos Wayne Charvel San Dimas Charvel guitars Ibanez Destroyer guitar Guitar Player Magazine Guitar World Magazine Schecter Mighty Mite Megazone Gibson Les Paul Jr. Gibson ES-335 Danelectro tube 1968 Marshall 100 Watt Plexi amp Maestro Echoplex MXR Flanger MXR Phase 90 Univox EC-80 / Solid state tape echo Gibson PAF pickup Seymour Duncan pickup Dimarzio pickups Mighty Mite Brass hardware Ted Templeman Don Landee VH1 VHII Women and Children first tour Fair Warning Diver Down album live 1984 Eruption CD API Universal Audio Urei 1176 Brian May Star Fleet Roland Graphic EQ

 

The club days 1976-1978 Guitars

1968 Gibson Les Paul Standard guitar - Goldtop

 

1950's Gibson Les Paul Junior guitar

Gibson Les Paul Custom / 1970's / White

Gibson ES-335

Ibanez Destroyer

Fender Stratocaster / Black with rosewood fingerboard / PAF pickup / stock trem.

 

Amps

VOX AC-50 head

Marshall 50 watt head

Marshall 100 watt head

Effects

MXR Flanger

MXR Phase 90

Univox EC-80 / Solid state tape echo.

Maestro Echoplex / Solid state / black.

Comments

Van Halen I - Released - 1978 - February

 

Guitars

Circa 1977 Boogie Bodies Frankenstrat

 Circa 1976 Ibanez Destroyer guitar

1977 Charvel Megazone guitar

Gibson Les Paul Custom / 1970's / White

Amps

Marshall 100 watt head

Effects

MXR Flanger

MXR Phase 90

Univox EC-80 / Solid state tape echo.

Maestro Echoplex / Solid state / black.

Studio

Recorded

Producer

Ted Templeman

Engineer

Don Landee

Studio Gear

Comments

Van Halen II - Released - February 1979

Sunset Studio Los Angeles

Sunset Studio Los Angeles

Charvel-S-style #1 Boogie Bodies neck

Charvel S-style #2 (Black & yellow graphic) No pickguard / 1 Hum. / S Trem. / maple neck.

Charvel Star #1 / Danelecrtro neck w/ rosewood fingerboard / Black & white graphic / 3 on a side tuners / 1 Hum / S trem.

Charvel Star #2 / John Sterry original Dragon carve

Ibanez Destroyer (NOW with red & white graphic / Cut out and turn buckles behind bridge)

Mighty Mite Megazone / 1 Hum.

Gibson Les Paul Custom / 1970's / White

Danelectro / 1950's / Single cutaway / Black / Rosewood fingerboard.

Amps

Marshall 100 watt head

Effects

MXR Flanger

MXR Phase 90

Univox EC-80 / Solid state tape echo.

Maestro Echoplex / Solid state / black.

Studio

Recorded

Producer

Ted Templeman

Engineer

Don Landee

Studio Gear

API desk

Urei LA-3A compressor (At least 2)

Urei 1176 Compressor (Blue face)

Urei 1176 Compressor (Blackface) (At least 2)

Universal Audio

Eventide Harmonizer 949

Lexicon Super Primetime Delay

Comments

 

Guitars

Charvel S-style #1(NOW with Floyd Rose and red overspray)

Charvel S-style #2 (Now with Floyd Rose)

Charvel Star-Danelectro neck w/ rosewood fingerboard / Black & white graphic / 3 on a side tuners / 1 Hum / S trem.

Charvel Star #2 / John Sterry original Dragon carve

Ibanez Destroyer

Gibson Les Paul Standard / 1959 / Sunburst / Schaller tuners

Charvel Megazone / 1 Hum.

Amps

Marshall 100 watt head

Effects

MXR Flanger

MXR Phase 90

Univox EC-80 / Solid state tape echo.

Maestro Echoplex / Solid state / black.

Studio

Recorded

1979 - December

Producer

Ted Templeman

Engineer

Don Landee

Studio Gear

Comments

Fair Warning - Released - 1981 - April

Guitars

Charvel-Boogie Bodies #1

Charvel S-style #2

 

Charvel Star-Danelecrtro neck w/ rosewood fingerboard / Black & white graphic / 3 on a side tuners / 1 Hum / S trem.

Charvel Star #2 / John Sterry original Dragon carve

Gibson Les Paul Standard / 1958 / Sunburst / Schaller tuners

Amps

Marshall 100 watt head

Effects

MXR Flanger

MXR Phase 90

Univox EC-80 / Solid state tape echo.

Maestro Echoplex / Solid state / black.

Studio

Producer

Ted Templeman

Engineer

Don Landee

Studio Gear

Comments

 

Diver Down - Released - 1982 - April

Guitars

Charvel-Boogie Bodies S-style #1

Charvel S-style #2

Charvel Star-Danelectro neck w/ rosewood fingerboard / Black & white graphic / 3 on a side tuners / 1 Hum / S trem.

Charvel Star #2 / John Sterry original Dragon carve

Charvel Rasta guitar

Gibson Les Paul Standard / 1958 / Sunburst / Schaller tuners

Amps

Marshall 100 watt head

Effects

MXR Flanger

MXR Phase 90

Univox EC-80 / Solid state tape echo.

Maestro Echoplex / Solid state / black.

Roland DC-30 Chorus Delay

Studio

Recorded

Producer

Ted Templeman

Engineer

Don Landee

Studio Gear

Comments

Star Fleet - Released - 1983 - October

Guitars

Charvel-Boogie Bodies S-style #1

Charvel S-style #2

Charvel Star-Danelecrtro neck w/ rosewood fingerboard / Black & white graphic / 3 on a side tuners / 1 Hum / S trem.

Charvel Star #2 / John Sterry original Dragon carve

Gibson Les Paul Standard / 1958 / Sunburst / Schaller tuners

Amps

Marshall 100 watt head

Effects

MXR Flanger

MXR Phase 90

Univox EC-80 / Solid state tape echo.

Maestro Echoplex / Solid state / black.

Studio

Producer

Engineer

Studio Gear

Comments

1984 - Released - 1984 - January

Guitars

Charvel-Boogie Bodies #1

Charvel S-style #2

Charvel Star-Danelecrtro neck w/ rosewood fingerboard / Black & white graphic / 3 on a side tuners / 1 Hum / S trem.

Gibson Les Paul Standard / 1958 / Sunburst / Schaller tuners

Gibson Flying V / 1958 / Natural

Amps

Marshall 100 watt head

Effects

Studio

Eddie's house

Recorded

Released 1984 - January

Producer

Ted Templeman

Engineer

Don Landee

Studio Gear

Comments

1986 and beyond

Guitars

Charvel-Boogie Bodies #1

Charvel S-style #2 (Black & yellow graphic) No pickguard / 1 Hum. / S Trem. / maple neck.

Gibson Les Paul Standard / 1958 / Sunburst / Schaller tuners

Amps

Marshall 100 watt head

Effects

Studio

Eddies 5150 Studio

Producer

Engineer

Studio Gear

Urei mixing console / 1970 16 track machine modified by Don Landee

Lexicon Super Primetime Delay

EMT Plate reverb

MXR Delay System II

Universal Audio LA-2A

Eventide 910 Harmonizer (2)

Lang PEQ1 Programable EQ

Studer A710 Cassette deck

2" 3M 56 machine

Ampex ATR800 2 track
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