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Air seeder sells for top dollar during BigIron auction

Air seeder sells for top dollar during BigIron auction

More than 1,400 ag items were sold on the second day of a two-day auction

FARM POWER Auction Report

A seven-year-old air seeder and cart was the top selling piece of farm machinery on the second day of a two-day BigIron auction.

BigIron held its end of year auction on Dec. 30 and 31, selling more than 5,000 total items over the two days.

A 2014 Horsch Panther 460 air seeder & cart received the highest bid during the auction on Dec. 31.

The item from Draper, S.D., sold for US$155,750 (CAD$197,842) to a buyer in North Dakota after 378 bids.

Specs: 12,385 Acreage Count, Pin Hitch, 500 Bu. Cart-3 Compartments (175, 75, 250 ) Bu., 48 Rows, 15" Spacing, 60' Width, 20' Transport Width, 5 Section Toolbar, Requires 5 SCVs & A Hydraulic Return Port, 33x15.5-16.5 Front Wheels, 27x8.5-15 Packer Wheels, Yetter Coulters, Double Shoot Air System, 500i Cart (Model CC500, SN: 210050014016) With Dual 520/85R42 (20.8R42) Tires, Hydraulic Loading Auger With Remote & Scale.

A 2007 John Deere 7430 Premium MFWD tractor with 1,261 hours showing from Marquette, Neb., sold for US$121,350 (CAD$154,131) to a buyer in the same state after 236 bids.

Specs: 6.8L 6-cyl Turbocharged Diesel Engine, 180 HP, IVT Transmission, Three Point With Quick Hitch, Hydraulic Top Link, (4) Hydraulics, Small 1000 PTO, Drawbar, Triple Link Suspension, Inside Rear Wheel Weights, Front Weight Bracket, Tool Box, Inside Rear Wheel Weights 450 Lbs Each, Block Heater, John Deere 741 Self-Leveling Quick Tach Loader, Joy Stick Controls, 8' Bucket, 8' Bucket With Dual Cylinder 5 Tine Grapple, Removable Cutting Edge, 48" Pallet Forks, Auto Steer Ready, Foot Throttle, Air Personal Posture Seat, Trainer Seat, A/C And Hear, Radio, Sunroof, Rear Duals: 18.4R42, Front Tires: 16.9R30.

A 2009 John Deere 8345RT track tractor from Byron, Neb. with 4,773 hours showing sold for US$110,000 (CAD$139,693) to a buyer in the same state after 267 bids.

Specs: 9.0 Liter 548 Cid 6 Cyl 24 Valve Turbo Diesel Engine, IVT Trans, Autotrac Ready Plug N Play, Deluxe Cab, Tracks And Some Wheels New In 2018, Cat 4 3-pt With Fast Hitch, Drawbar With Hammerstrap, 1000 PTO, 5 Hyd Outlets, 4 Return Ports, 60gpm Hyd Pump, HID Lights, 18" Tracks- Set On 120" Centers, 22 Front Suitcase Weights, Trainer Seat, Power Mirrors, Premium Stereo.

A 2012 John Deere 4940 self-propelled sprayer from Greenville, Ohio with 2,795 hours showing, sold for US$96,500 (CAD$122,526) to a buyer from Indiana after 245 bids.

Specs: John Deere 9.0L, Diesel, 155 Fuel Capacity, Self-Propelled, 4WD, 380/105R50 Front Tires, 380/105R50 Rear Tires, 1200 Gallon Stainless Tank, 3"x2" High-Flow Solution Pump, Load Command, JDLink Capable, 120' Boom W/1" Stainless And 20" On Center Spacing, BoomTrac Pro 5- Sensor System, Wheel Slip Control, Fence Row Nozzles, Radar Ground Speed Sensor, FieldVision Xenon HID Lighting Package, AutoTrac SF1 Activation- GS3, 5 Way Nozzles, Air Suspension, 2630 Display, Starfire 3000 Receiver, Section Control, Tinted Windows.

A 2014 John Deere 6125R MFWD tractor from Bristow, Iowa with 417 hours showing sold for US$89,000 (CAD$112,972) to a buyer in Washington State after 141 bids.

Specs: 125 Hp, John Deere 4.5L 4-cyl, Diesel, Water Cooled Engine, 58.1 Gal Fuel Capacity, Block Heater, Auto Quad Plus Eco, 24 Forward Speeds, 24 Reverse Speeds, Independent PTO, 540/540E/Small 1000 PTO, Rear PTO Location, Differential Lock, Hydraulic Brakes, 2 Wheel Steering, 340/85R28 Front Tires, 450/85R38 Rear Tires, Pin Hitch, 7', Fenders, Heater, AC, Radio, GPS, Guidance Ready, 2 Doors, Operators Manual, Integrated Green Star Ready, John Deere 310 Loader.

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