JCB Fastrac tops sale day at $41,000

JCB Fastrac tops Gutha sale day at $41,000


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The top priced item, a 2008 JCB Fastrac 8250 with 5900 hours, sold to Morawa farmers Becky and her husband John Cunningham for $41,000.

The top priced item, a 2008 JCB Fastrac 8250 with 5900 hours, sold to Morawa farmers Becky and her husband John Cunningham for $41,000.

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IT was Primaries' most attended clearing sale of the year with 198 registered buyers making their way out to Gutha recently as the temperature hit 38 degrees.

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IT was Primaries' most attended clearing sale of the year with 198 registered buyers making their way out to Gutha recently as the temperature hit 38 degrees.

The sale, which included 380 items for the day, was an all-must-go situation with only six lots passed in.

The day was set up by Kats Rural, Morawa, on behalf of the Brown family, who couldn't attend on the day.

Primaries representative Greg Tilbrook commended Kats Rural on the effort that had gone into making the sale day a success.

The top priced item, at $41,000, was a 2008 JCB Fastrac 8250 tractor with three point linkage, front wheel assist and 5900 hours.

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Geoff Manning (left), Serpentine and Graham Deacon, Serpentine, made the trip to Gutha to look at the hay equipment. Unfortunately neither of them went home with the items.

Geoff Manning (left), Serpentine and Graham Deacon, Serpentine, made the trip to Gutha to look at the hay equipment. Unfortunately neither of them went home with the items.

The second highest price went to a 1996 John Deere 4850 tractor with hydraulics and three point linkage for $12,000.

Another tractor, a vintage Fordson Power Major, was knocked down at $1600.

A 1993 JCB telehandler 52567 with four-wheel drive and quick release hitch sold for $7000.

A 30 metre Sonic boomsprayer sold for $4600, while a Norrish Spreadmor seven tonne multispreader sold for $5200.

A Scania 143h prime mover with two new diffs and a recently blown hose under the engine, sold for $2000.

Two International Acco trucks, one without a storage bin and one including a storage bin, sold for $450 and $500 retrospectively.

A tri-axle tipping trailer sold for $8200, while another trailer in good condition made $2400.

A 9600 John Deere header and comb sold for $1000, while a Yeomans 13 tyne deep ripper made $2200.

Primaries auctioneer Craig Walker knocked down this 1996 John Deere 4850 tractor for $12,000.

Primaries auctioneer Craig Walker knocked down this 1996 John Deere 4850 tractor for $12,000.

A Forward Engineers 270 bar and 630 seeder box with ride-on auger made $1700 as a unit.

A New Holland hay cutter made $4400 and a V style hay rake also sold for $4400.

There were two hay balers up for sale with a round hay baler selling for a great price of $6000 and a Case square hay baler selling for $1100.

A 28 tonne Sherwell field bin sold for $1050 and a 25t Brereton field bin sold for $3100.

Two other field bins made $850 and $1000.

There were two silos, with unknown grain included, which sold for $500 and $820.

An Allbulk petrol auger sold for $1100 while two pencil augers were knocked down for $220 and $290.

A 2007 Jayco Outback Eagle off-road camper trailer was a great deal at $9000.

A 2007 Holden Crewman ute, licenced but missing plates, sold for $500.

There were some great Toyota LandCruisers for sale.

A maroon 80 series Toyota Landcruiser VX wagon, licenced with 180,000 kilometres on the clock, sold for $5800.

Greg Cole (left) and his wife Linda made the trip to Gutha from Dongara. They had a rest on this loader bucket, which neared the end of the sale. The JCB telehandler and bucket sold with the trailer on the right for $7000.

Greg Cole (left) and his wife Linda made the trip to Gutha from Dongara. They had a rest on this loader bucket, which neared the end of the sale. The JCB telehandler and bucket sold with the trailer on the right for $7000.

Another 80 series silver Toyota LandCruiser made $1000 and an older yellow HJ75 ute Toyota Landcruiser sold for $2000.

The bargain of the day was an older Ford Courier ute - which started up without a hassle but was unlicensed - which sold for $150.

Two motorbikes, a Polaris quad bike and a red Loncin kids quad bike, sold for $400 and $190 retrospectively.

There was a great deal of sheep and cattle equipment on offer with two sheep feeders selling for $1700 and $1900.

A portable sheep race sold for $360 and portable sheep yards made $2900.

A shearing cradle sold for $2000 while a Commander Ag-quip cattle crush sold for the same price at $2000.

Mesh cattle panels made $750 while cattle yard gates with round tubing made $440 and cattle yard gates with square tubing made $360.

A set of round cattle panels sold for $1300.

Being in a marginal area, water is an important commodity.

For sale was a solar pump trailer with four large solar panels which sold for $3000.

Individual solar panels made $110.

Three round troughs sold for between $350 and $400.

Two cup and saucer tanks, in good condition, sold for $2000 and $2300.

Two large poly water tanks sold for $2000 and $2300m while a small 3000L water tank made $650.

Everything was up for sale with two Flexi-N tanks put into the line up of the sale.

A 60,000L Flexi-N tank, which had seen a bit of sun damage, made $2000 and a 23,000L Flexi-N tank sold for $1000.

Two large sea containers each sold for $1500 each while a cool room and assorted butchering items made $4300.

There was an unusual item in the sale with three lots of bee keeping equipment available.

A one tonne pallet of bee keeper frames and hives sold for $1000 while another lot of bee hives made $320.

More bee keeper frames and hives, this time smaller in number, sold for $300.

Seven drums of pickled wheat was also available and sold for $120 while three drums of oats made $110.

The sundries, which included house hold items, was a large part of the sale with some great bargains.

A Trimble 500 GPS monitor and screen made good money at $4000.

Two MIG welders sold for $520 and $550.

A drill press sold for $320 while and older compressor and spray gun made $300.

A few lots of mixed steel made $620 a lot while a Hobbs hoist sold for $370.

A set of axles sold for $350 and old truck brakes made $280.

Three shearing heads made between $140 and $220 with shearing combs and cutters selling for $500.

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