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Farm Power: Forage harvester takes spotlight in BigIron auction

Auction was held Feb. 22 Auction Report
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An online auction hosted by BigIron Auctions on Feb. 22 was highlighted by a forage harvester selling for more than $135,000.

A 2008 John Deere 7850 forage harvester from Greeley, Colorado sold for $139,250 to a buyer in South Dakota after 130 bids.

Specs: 1,288 hours, 695 chopper hours, 15L Cummins Diesel Engine, 660 HP, 3 Speed Hydrostatic Transmission, 40 Knife Drum, Kernel Processor, Knife Sharpener, Rear Weights, Front Tires 800/65R32 Goodyear, Rear Tires 580/70R26 Michelin.


A 2010 John Deere 8345R MFWD tractor from Imperial, Nebraska sold for $132,250 to a buyer from Nebraska after 171 bids.

Specs: 3,127 hours, 345 Eng HP, 6 Cyl Diesel Engine, IVT Transmission And ILS Front Suspension, Leather Seats Deluxe Cab, HID Lights, Power Mirrors, Foot Throttle, 60 GPM Hydraulic Pump, 4 Hyd, 22 Front Weights Rear Weights, 480/80R50 Rear Tires, 380/80/R38 Front Tires, Cat 4 Quick Hitch, Auxiliary Hyd Connectors On Rear.

2010 John Deere 8345R MFWD tractor

A 2009 John Deere 8530 MFWD tractor from Hayden, Colorado sold for $113,750 to a buyer from Nebraska after 198 bids.

Specs: 4,297 hours, 330 HP, John Deere 9.0L - 6 Cylinder Diesel Engine, 330 HP, Infinitely Variable Transmission (IVT) With RH Rev, Independent Link Suspension (ILS), Electric JoyStick, 4 Hydraulic Outlets, Class III Quick Hitch, PTO -1000 - 1 3/4", Front Weight Bracket, Large Cast Weights On Inner Axles And Cast Weights On Outer Axles As Shown, Rear Tire Size 480/80R50 Firestone Deep Tread 23° Radials-Duals, Front Tire Size 420/85R34 Firestone Radial All Traction DT-Duals.

A 2012 John Deere 4830 self-propelled sprayer from Alliance, Nebraska sold for $103,000 to a buyer from Indiana after 153 bids.

Specs: 2,228 hours, John Deere 6.8L Diesel Engine, Hydrostat Transmission, 120' Aluminum Boom, 5 Way Nozzle Bodies, 7 Section Boom Control, 1000 Gal Tank, Stainless Steel Inductor, Tread Width Control, Tires: 380/90R46, Clima-Trak, StarFire 3000, John Deere GS3 2630 Monitor.

A 2014 New Holland TV6070 4WD articulated tractor from Hayden, Colorado sold for $96,500 to a buyer from Wyoming after 181 bids.

Specs: 650 hours, 155 HP, FPT 6.7L 6-Cylinder Diesel Engine, Hydrostatic Transmission, Infinite (8 Range) Forward and Reverse, Class II Front/Rear 3-pt Hitch (1 set of arms noted), 540/1000 PTO, 4 Hydraulic Outlets (Rear), 2 Hydraulic Outlets (Front), Front Clevis Drawbar, Front Wheel Weights, 480/85R34 Tires, New Holland 84LB Loader With 5-Tine Grapple, Quick Coupler Bucket.

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