Posted by 1206SWMO on November 18, 2012 at 06:33:13 from (188.8.131.52):
Yesterday I and two friends attended a huge sale near Blue Mound,Kansas..There were two antique combines and 12 antique tractors..We were amazed to see the scrap buyers paying up to $350 a ton for stuff..They got both combines,8 of 12 tractors,several trucks,and lots of implements.
It was a beautiful sunny day and was just perfect for a sale..
1-55 JD combine sold for scrap for $1450..Thats close to $300 a ton..
2-151 McCormick sold for scrap at another farm 1/4th mile east.We were busy paying for stuff so didnt go over until after it sold.
3-570 Cockshutt went to a collector at $1500..Runner up bidder was a scrap buyer..Engine was uncovered and full of water..
4-560 Cockshutt diesel went to a collector at $900..
5-There were (4) E-3 Coops there...This was the best one and a collector got it for $750..My friend was runner-up bidder..The other (3) went for scrap as high as $700 for a 2 ton tractor.
6-E-3 Coop LP sold for $450 for scrap and 5 trees would have had to been cut down to get it out.
7--101 Junior Massey went for scrap at $700..A friend did save the side shields..Another 101 Junior sold for scrap at $750..They wouldnt weigh much over 3000 lbs..
8-FWA 8010 AC with loader sold for $12,500..
9-Nice running 1155 MF needing a clutch sold for $1500...I wish now that I had bid on it..I dont think it went for scrap..
10-4010 JD sold for $4500..
11-An immaculate always shedded 1973 Ford F-600 with 30,732 actual miles sold for $2800..It had 6 new tires..
12-Meanwhile this 1960 IH B-160 sold for scrap for $1500..How can they pay this?
13-Real straight 1972 IH 1210 4x4 6 cyl sold for $1,000..
14-Nice running TD-15 IH with excellent undercarriage sold for $7,000..
15-Non running HD-11 Allis with problems went for scrap at $3300..
16-1956 IH S-160 at the other farm went for scrap..
17-My lone purchase,a M&W turbo kit for a 4010 JD..I got several more pieces bought for it that were in a shed..
18-Whens the last time you saw an Oliver drill..
19-This C Farmall with nearly new rear tires sold for $700..My friend was runner-up bidder..
20-Thats a 44 Massey standard with a huge tree grown thru it..Its probably sat there for 30-40 years,,
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