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Here's what a NEW $499 Bongo looks like!!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by KenToby, May 31, 2005.

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  1. KenToby


    Aug 15, 2002
    Along with an Alembic Epic, Ken Smith Elite, Benavente Vintage Vortex, Zon Sonus Special, Elrick, Tobias Killer B, Marcus Miller, Warmoth Jazz, G&L ASAT, Yamaha TRB5P plus about about 18 more in cases and gigbags.

    Now you understand why I'm not "over the top" about the Bongo. I do know a good deal when I see one though.


  2. Sound Chaser

    Sound Chaser

    Mar 19, 2005
    Lockport, NY
    Wow...that has to be one of the nicest collections I've ever seen...

    *wishes he had gone to GC last Monday*
  3. Funky Tune

    Funky Tune

    Apr 28, 2005
    Puerto Rico
    Bongo for $499? really? :eek:
  4. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2005
    Syracuse NY
    Endorsing artist: Dingwall Guitars
    *I* would like a $499 Bongo.

    Even though I too have a pile of bassy goodness already.
  5. Papersen


    Mar 22, 2002
    It´s incredible.
    It´s hard to believe that a brand new Bongo is
    being sold for only $499. It´s gotta be one of
    the most ridiculous bargains I´ve ever seen.
  6. KenToby


    Aug 15, 2002
    I'm living proof, you just never know where your next bass is coming from... Just have your credit card at the ready at all times!!!!

  7. Not me! Dangerous words to live by.... :ninja:

    Untill I find a great deal... :D :D :D
  8. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    To me, basses and credit cards are a dangerous combination. If I had seen that and had cash though - I would have bought it so fast the salesperson's head would still be spinning!
  9. cheezewiz

    cheezewiz Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2002
    Hey, The Benavente is sharp! :D
  10. illidian


    Jul 2, 2004
    That is an awesome deal.

    You're making me jealous. Guess I should've gotten up there, eh? There's always next year...
  11. Sane


    Dec 4, 2004
    Melbourne Fl
    As promised

    *passes out*
  12. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    That's how I got my Sadowsky. Congrats on a great deal.
  13. KenToby


    Aug 15, 2002
    You and I know just how sharp it is for sure!! It's still my favorate 5. I LOVE it!! It's not going anywhere!!

    Thanks Cheez...

  14. FireAarro


    Aug 8, 2004
    Whoa... yeah, this time it's understandable ;).
  15. The question now becomes, will be join the stable or gain perhaps the largest percentage of resale gain in TB history?

    Some people have all the luck, and by that I mean "don't live in the middle of nowheresville". :bawl:
  16. DigthemLows


    Oct 10, 2003
    Sacramento CA
    I have never, and will never use a credit card to buy a bass............talk about a poor idea..............if you don't pay it off right away, it will end up being way more than a $499 bass.
  17. KenToby


    Aug 15, 2002
    I'm simply not in the habit of carrying around $500 cash everywere I go.

    I didn't realize I had to spell it out - here is goes...


  18. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    If you didn't pay it off for six months and sold the bass you'd still be way ahead.

    Not managing your credit is a poor idea. Using it prudently isn't. There's a difference.
  19. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Not even close. It's worth double at best. Still very, very good. I would've bought both (ON MY CREDIT CARD:D ) and turned them over immediately.

    And of course, paid my credit card bill.
  20. Wow, you have a MUCH better collection of basses than my local music shop... *jealous* :crying:

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