More than 130 bids were placed on the planter before it sold
Farms.com Auction Report
By Farms.com Media
A John Deere planter from Nebraska was the top selling item during a Jan. 17 BigIron auction.
The 2010 John Deere 1770NT CCS front-fold planter from Merna, NE, sold for US$83,500 (CAD$103,749) to a buyer from Missouri after 135 bids.
Specs: 24R30" Spacing, Semi Mount Front Fold, Markers, Central Seed Hopper, Dual Piston Pumps For GPS System Adjustarate System, Two Fertilizer Systems, Keaton Seed Firmers With Fertilizer, On Row Dribble, Liquid Insecticide Tank And System, Soybean And Corn Discs, Dawn Residue Managers, Offset Spiders, Air Bag Pneumatic Down Pressure, Precision 20/20 Seed Sense, Precision E Sets, All Operator And Owners Manual, Seed Box Extensions, Interior Tire Mud Scrapers, Seed Closer Drag Chains, Single Disc Fertilizer Openers Sold Separate On This Sale, Monitors And Planter Controls.
A 2001 Case IH MX220 MFWD tractor from Seward, NE sold for US$50,750 (CAD$63,053) to a buyer from the same state after 152 bids.
Specs: 4,730 hrs showing, CDC 6 Cylinder Diesel Engine, 205 HP, 4WD, Powershift 18 Forward/3 Reverse Transmission, Cab Heat/Air/Radio, Buddy Seat, 3 Pt Hitch, 540/1000 Big And Small PTO, Power Beyond, Guidance Ready, Gnuse 3rd Link, 4 Hydraulic Remotes, Hydrostatic Power Steering, 118" Wheelbase, 380/85R34 Front Tires, 18.4R46 Rears.
A 2012 Kinze 1300 grain cart from Nebraska sold for US$41,750 (CAD$51,876) to a buyer from Texas after 101 bids.
Specs: 1300 bu, Digi Star 400 Scales, 22" Auger, Hydraulic Height Adjustment, Hydraulic Spout Control, Dual Walking Tandem Tires, 520/85R 42", Transport Lights, Big 1000 PTO, Set On 30" Rows, Adjustable Axle Width.
A 2006 Great Plains YP-1625 Yield Pro planter from Emmetsburg, IA, sold for US$38,250 (CAD$47,544) to a buyer from the same state after 112 bids.
Specs: Hydraulic Fold, Contact Drive Metering, Rear Access Steps, 82 Bushel Seed Hopper, Dickey John Seed Manager Monitor Included, Various Corn Plates and Row Units Included, Operators Manual, Seed and Fertilizer Rate Charts for YP 1625, Rear Flotation Tires 380/90 R 46, Front Tires 33 x 15.50 - 16.5.
A 1997 John Deere 8200T tractor from Moundridge, KS, sold for US$32,250 (CAD$40,104) to a buyer from Colorado after 117 bids.
Specs: 7,888 hrs showing, PTO 180 hp, 6 Cylinder Diesel Engine, 16 Speed Power Shift, A/C, 4 Sets Of Hydraulic Remotes, Mounted John Deere Tool Box, 130 Gallon Fuel Capacity, 3 Pt Quick Hitch, Draw Bar Hitch, 24" Tracks, Special Track Tightening Pressure Hose Included, Tracks Have Some Cracking, Front Wheels Show Cracks, Clevis Hitch Has Been Welded.