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should I sell my Tung?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Yvon, Mar 3, 2002.


  1. keep it!

    15 vote(s)
    71.4%
  2. buy 2 warmoth

    1 vote(s)
    4.8%
  3. buy 2 Kinal

    2 vote(s)
    9.5%
  4. buy 2 FBB

    3 vote(s)
    14.3%
  5. others (please explain)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    Someone is interested in my Tung, with the price that I want.
    I really love the Tung, but with the money i could buy 2 Kinal, or 2 fbb, or 2 warmoth with some money left...
    I would love to get a matching fretted and fretless.
    What do you think I should do??

    2 is better then one?
     
  2. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    I think you should give it to me.
     
  3. You know how I feel.

    SUPPORT INDIE LUTHIERS--BUY FBB!
     
  4. Kinal is an independant luthier. I love the look of Tung basses but haven't had a chance to play one. A number of years ago they had a 6 string fretless with spalted maple top and ebony bridge at Bass Northwest that looked great. Bunnybass.com also had that particular bass for a while. Do you have any pics of your bass to post? It is too bad that so few were made.

    -Chris
     
  5. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    here is my Tung


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  6. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    GAS...setting in...

    Just curious, how much?

    ...weren't there only 100 Tung's made? Or some other low number?
     
  7. I would personally go for a Kinal. That is just my thought. That Tung is pretty wicked though.

    Geoff
     
  8. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    I might not sell it, with the asnwer I had at
    news:alt.guitar.bass
    I might keep it.

    As far as I know, Tung, builded 100 basses.
     
  9. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Heck. I'd keep it. W/ only 100 made, that's an investment at best, and at worse, one HELL of a bragging piece.

    Keep it. You'll only miss her.
     
  10. Keep it, you can always get a kinal or a warmoth, but a TUNG? Mmm, I don't think so.
     
  11. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Yvon, unless you are selling it to me for $500:D, I say keep it.
     
  12. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    it's kinda like sex with your best freinds girlfriend. sure it satisfies you for now but later all your gonna do is regret it and tell your boys what you had this one time.
     
  13. You should should really get the 2 FBB's. They would be alot less "pointier" and I'm sure the neck dive must be unbelievalbe on the Tung.
     
  14. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    there is absolutly no neck dive on the bass. The upper is very long, and the strap button are well placed.
     
  15. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    hey, Pointy rules!...er...I take that back *cough*BCRich*cough*...

    Pointy TUNG's Rule!
     
  16. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    I agree that the Tung is quite a sound investment. A beautiful one at that! Save your pennies to get yourself another axe, and take precious care of that gorgeous one you've got now! Or, if you want, you could send it down to Mobile, Al, where it will be cared for very lovingly! I will see to this personally!:D
    Fine bass there! One of the most beautiful I've seen in a while!
     
  17. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Yvon, I can't find that thread. What is the title?
     
  18. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    "should I sell my Tung?"
     
  19. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    Simple: keep it, save up.
     
  20. There's only 1 rule:

    Never sell your bass. Save enough money to buy more and more basses; that way you'll have everything.