More than 225 bids were placed on the tractor before it sold
Farms.com Auction Report
By Farms.com Media
A Case IH 305 Magnum tractor from Iowa was the top selling piece of equipment during a Jan. 31 BigIron auction.
The tractor from Cornina, IA, sold for US$90,805 (CAD$112,493) to a buyer from the same state after 229 bids.
Specs: 2,958 hours showing, 304 hp, CNH 8.9L / 24 Valve Diesel, Full Power Shift With 18 Forward And 4 Reverse Gears, 180 Gallon Fuel Tank, Interchangeable PTO-Large 1000- Small 1000- 540, 380/80 R 38 Dual Front Tires, 408/80 R50 Dual Rear Tires, Luxury Cab With Buddy Seat, Hydraulic Type PFC, 45.5 Gallon Capacity, 4 Valves, 44 GPM, CAT 3 Three Point With Heavy Duty Draw Bar, Guidance Ready.
A 2010 John Deere 9770 STS combine from Harrisburg, IL, sold for US$87,750 (CAD$108,758) to a buyer from Kansas after 160 bids.
Specs: 1,317 engine hours, 1,002 separator hours, 360 hp, Contour-Master, PowerTech Engine, Unloading Auger 21.5’, Bullet Rotor, Axle: PRWD, Singles, Chopper, Guidance-Ready, No Monitor Other Than Command Center, 300 Bushel Hopper, Discharge Grate Area: 558 Square Inches, Separating Area: 2387 Square Inches, Separator Type: Rotary, Contour Master, Front Dual Tires Goodyear 520/85H42 Rear Tires Goodyear: 28L-26.
A 2008 John Deere 8530 MFWD tractor from Harrisburg, IL, sold for US$86,000 (CAD$106,563) to a buyer from the same state after 139 bids.
Specs: 4,649 hours showing, 330 hp, Infinitely Variable Transmission (IVT), Gears: Infinite Forward And Reverse IVT Available With 40 Or 50 Kph (25 Or 31 Mph) Maximum Speed, With Maximum Speed Set To Less Than 2 Kph Transmission Automatically Enters Creeper Mode, John Deere PowerTech Variable Geometry Turbocharger Diesel 6-Cylinder 24-Valve Liquid-Cooled Inline, Chassis: MFWD , Steering: Hydrostatic Power, Brakes: Hydraulic Wet Disc, CommandView Cab Standard, 3 Pt Hitch, Ag Hitch, Front Tires: Alliance 460/85R, Dual Rear Tires: Goodyear 520/85R46, Front Tractor Weights, Outside Rear 3 Pt Hitch Controls, 4 Hydraulic Inputs, Rear PTO.
A 2007 Case IH Steiger 480 HD 4WD tractor from Sauk Centre, MN, sold for US$64,000 (CAD$79,327) to a buyer from Nebraska after 276 bids.
Specs: 7,262 hours showing, 480 hp, Cummins 14.9L(912 Cu.In.) CQXS15 Turbo-Charged, Liquid-Cooled, 6 Cylinder, 24 Valve, 480 Hp, Diesel Engine (2,000 RPM), Dual Paper Element Air Cleaner, 300 Gal, Diesel Fuel Tank, Full Power Shift Transmission-16 Forward Gears/2 Reverse Gears, Up To 19.7 Mph, 154" Wheel Base, 4 Sets Dual Steel-Disc Rims With Agri-Star Alliance 710/70R-42" Tires, Locking Clevis Drawbar (Tested To 391.15 Hp), 4x4 Articulated 4-Wheel Drive, (HD= Heavy Axle), Hydrostatic Power Steering, Integrated Hydraulic Wet Disc Brakes, Surveyor Cab With A/C, Heat, Tilt-Steering Wheel, Deluxe Adjustable Red Leather Operator's Seat, Buddy Seat With Storage Compartment, Sunscreens-Front & Rear, 2 Adjustable Mirrors On Outside Of Cab, Also Equipped With: GPS & CIH Trimble FM-750 Auto Steer, Lights Front & Back, 4 Remote Hydraulic Valves.
A 2006 Case IH Patriot 3320 sprayer from Munday, TX, sold for US$52,000 (CAD$64,433) to a buyer from Oklahoma after 200 bids.
Specs: 3,227 hours, 6.7L Engine, Hydostat Hi/Low Transmission, Has Raven Guidance System, AC/Heat AM/FM Radio, Cloth Seat, 1000 Gal Tank, 90' Boom, Tires Goodyear 320/90R46.