A 6 string Tung Bass on Ebay!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by TimothyGroovy, Dec 6, 2005.

  1. TimothyGroovy

    TimothyGroovy Commercial User

    Aug 3, 2000
    Hong Kong
    Owner: Uni••Sound Endorsing Artist: Sadowsky Guitars, Olinto Bass, LaBella Strings
  2. irjason

    irjason In Memoriam

    Nov 17, 2001
    Louisville, KY
    I like the look of it, But wow at the price!!! I bet the reserve is up there, but have no idea what it would be worth.
  3. wow, just wow

  4. Tung


    Jun 26, 2003
    Owning a Tung bass myself, 5K is a little much. Not to mention that sucker has to come from Belgium. Unless you are in Europe that is going to be expensive. All in all if I had a free 5K I might spend it. People spend stupid amounts of money on other things that I think are a hell of a lot less important than a musical instrument.

    That is a beautiful intrument.

    A Tung Player
  5. You guys forget that many things are much more expensive outside the US, even secondhand. :)

    You'd balk at the prices we have to pay for pretty much any instruments here in the UK... almost double what you'd pay most of the time.
  6. MattLplaysBass

    MattLplaysBass Proof that gear doesn't make you a better player Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2002
    Chicago, IL
    USA! USA! USA! ;) seriously though, from my understanding stuff from europe is more expensive here (warwick, ashdown, trace, etc.), so it all evens out...
  7. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Wow, expensive, but pretty!
  8. GrooveWarrior

    GrooveWarrior Supporting Member

    It is worth whatever somebody ends up paying for it. No more, no less. I see people buying basses and saying I paid X, but it is worth Y. No, it is worth exactly what is paid for it. I had this argument with a jewelry store several years ago when buying an engagement ring. The guy said I'll give it to you for X, but it is really worth Y. I said, no, if it was worth Y, then that is what you would expect me to pay for it.
  9. reitedasc


    Jun 23, 2005
    It's hand made by Nicolas Tung, and finished by Hong and Kim. Thats a little strange.

    edit: I guess it would'nt have said California if it was from Korea...
  10. hippiesandwich


    Aug 29, 2003
    Coarsegold CA
    Affiliated with Looperlative Audio Products