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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by vene-nemesis, Jul 24, 2005.
Wich bass is this?
It's a Tung, a short lived company. I believe Tung was an ex Tobias employee.
he was, and made only about 100 basses... There was some Tung talk here.
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I had an awesome Tung, it was a 5 string, bright yellow, and it was serial #0001, I sold it to cabooke. It's an incredicle instrument, I wish I still had it. I'll have him post some pics....
You better do so!!!
Tung Basses,John Myung use this basses during the Awake years,nice sounding basses.
here's my ex Tung, also serial 0001
All I can say is: Ouch!
i can,t believe they left making basses fr food business,weird
I think I read/heard somewhere that he used serial #0001 on a few of his basses. All I can say is that those are some great basses, that are definitely "classics," and they're always overlooked. I think he'd make a KILLING if he came back and started making basses again, afterall, he did learn from the master, Michael Tobias. Beautiful bass by the way!!!!
Pardon the horrible pun, but a guy's got to eat. As much as I'd love to own a Tung 5-string, you can't blame the man as we've discussed the incredibly hard economics of small-scale shops many times here. Even with JM, who was perhaps the rising bass star around '94-'95 as his "star endorsee", his was a rough price point to sell at, especially to start off at, ex-Tobias employee status or not. Perhaps a scaled-down "Wing I" (his bolt-on design, as opposed to the "Wing II" half-through) without the studio electronics package... it's one large game of "Who knows?" at this point.
To the best of my knowledge JM owned (owns?) 4 of the 100, including an absolutely stunning spalt maple over ash body/ maple neck and birdseye maple fingerboard that can be seen on his "Progressive Bass Concepts" video.