Wylde Audio Viking Electric Guitar 4502

Wylde Audio Viking Electric Guitar Black PinstripesWylde Audio Viking Electric Guitar Black Pinstripes
With scorching riffs and remarkable stage presence, Zakk Wylde has earned his reputation as heavy metal’s premier lead guitarist. It’s perhaps no surprise that he’s now going from making great music to making great guitars at the head of his own company. The Wylde Audio Viking electric guitar is part of the first wave of models to come from this new company.With nordic spirit this Flying V-style guitar is ready to seize the stage. The Viking offers the player one of Zakk’s most classic designs featuring a solid mahogany body with a set 3-piece maple neck. The ebony fretboard has a 24.6 in. scale and 14 in. radius with 22 jumbo frets, just the way Zakk likes it.From Ozzy Osbourne, Pride and Glory, and now Black Label Society, Zakk has always used EMG active pickups and you’ll find a pair onboard in the time-tested combination of EMG 85/81 that has helped define Zakk’s sound. Black satin hardware includes Grover tuners and locking tune-o-matic bridge. Case sold separately.Details about the EMGs onboardAlthough the EMG-85 pickup has more measurable output than the 81, its frequency response and string interface are different. The 85 uses two Alnico magnet-loaded coils with a wide aperture to maintain a beefy low end and a fatter top end. Because of a more natural tone, it works great as a rhythm and blues pickup because it has loads of output but isn’t muddy. It’s a perfect choice as a rhythm pickup in combination with an 81 in the bridge. The midrange has great definition and doesn’t get foggy or muddy in the rhythm position. The EMG-85 works best if you like the natural distortion that comes from overdriving the front end of your amp. Under any condition, the humbucker responds accurately to your technique. The EMG-81 pickup is a high-output pickup designed especially for the lead guitarist. The 81 is at its best for high volume overdrive and amps with a masterBody Body shape: V Body type: Solid body Body material: Solid wood Top wood: Not applicable Body wood: Mahogany Body finish: Gloss Orientation: Right handed Neck Neck shape: Zakk spec (Awesome) Neck wood: Maple 3-piece Joint: Set-in Scale length: 24.6 Truss rod: Standard Neck finish: Gloss Fretboard Material: Ebony Radius: 14 Fret size: Jumbo Number of frets: 22 Inlays: Pearl block Nut width: 1.687 (42.8mm) Pickups Configuration: HH Neck: EMG-85 Middle: Not applicable Bridge: EMG 81 Brand: EMG Active or passive pickups: Active Series or parallel: Series Piezo: Yes Active EQ: No Special electronics: None Controls Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone Pickup switch: 3-way Coil tap or split: No Kill switch: No Hardware Bridge type: Fixed < Guitars, Electric Guitars, Solid Body Electric Guitars Wylde Audio J32282.001 4502 Wylde Audio, Solid Body Electric Guitars

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