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Where is my Tung??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Limo, Sep 23, 2002.


  1. Limo

    Limo

    Sep 22, 2002
    Reykjavik Iceland
    Hello, I'm looking for this bass, I sold it about a year ago and I wanted to know if it's in good hands.......I kinda regret selling it:(
     
  2. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    One of our members, Yvon, owns that one. Sweet bass!
     
  3. Limo

    Limo

    Sep 22, 2002
    Reykjavik Iceland
    He still owns it???:eek: I thought he was going to sell it:confused:
     
  4. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

  5. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    he's still got it...man, i wouldn't mind gettin' my hands on that fretless 6 that used to be for sale on bunnybass...


    [​IMG]
     
  6. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    SMACK YOURSELF!!!!!

    You SHOULD regret it!!!

    Good God man!! Why would you even think about selling a Tung???
     
  7. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Yeah, Ive seen that bass in his avatar.

    Anyone have a URL to the website?

    Peace
    Nick
     
  8. You mean, like a Tung website? Not likely, since Nicolas(?) Tung only made a small number of basses, and has not built them for many years.

    Mike
     
  9. cabooke

    cabooke

    Jan 26, 2002
    Orange County, CA
    Here is mine :D
    I love this bass. A word of advice, if any of you out there own one of these, KEEP IT!!!!
     
  10. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
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    Interesting color...

    But why oh WHY would you put a synth pup on it?!?!?!

    Leave that one alone and get something else for the synth...
     
  11. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Anyone here know why he (Mr. Tung) quit building basses?
     
  12. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    i dunno...but that bass is still sweet...even with the borg implant installed :D
     
  13. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Borg Implant!!!!

    [​IMG]

    Damn... that's funny!!!!
     
  14. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada

    I heard that he was screwed on a business deal and quit music completly. Last I heard he own a restaurant in Texas.
    I tried to reach him for years now, and he just desapeared.
     
  15. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    funny, i heard the same thing...how odd...john myung uses a couple of them on his progressive bass instructional videos. i still want one, though :D
     
  16. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Me too... They look great, and Im sure that they sound great too...

    As for Mr. Myung, I have NEVER understood why he would quit using the Tungs in favor of that cheesy a** Yamaha he now uses??

    [​IMG]
     
  17. neptoon

    neptoon

    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    he wanted an endorsement deal, and he wasn't satisfied with the arrangement he had with tung, so...i think he had to pay for his basses from tung...or maybe he just prefers his cookie cutter rbx sig over the wing bass....i hate to speculate...ya got me, man...
     
  18. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    Personally, Id be willing to pay for quality....

    You'd think that he could have found a better manufacturer to go with... Or at least come up with a unique body style for the signature Yamaha bass instead of that (as you said) "cookie-cutter" RBX body style....
     
  19. Limo

    Limo

    Sep 22, 2002
    Reykjavik Iceland
    well, if someone owns a Tung who wants to sell/trade it, I have 2 basses I'm willing to trade for it...........
     
  20. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Endorsement $$$'s?