Pete's Pick of the Week: Farmer Turns $0 Deal Into $28,500 Combine

November 25, 2013 03:28 AM
Pete's Pick of the Week: Farmer Turns $0 Deal Into $28,500 Combine

A Rushville, Ill., farmer found no takers at his asking price of $12,500 for a 1982 John Deere 6620 combine with 2,694 hours and two heads -- a 1990 John Deere 918 grain head and a John Deere 444 corn head.

So he decided to have a small farm retirement auction Saturday, Nov. 23. The result? He came out with $38,100, including $28,500 for his 1982 combine. Wow!

Click here to read Machinery Pete's blog account of this amazing auction.

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Spell Check

Armstrong, IA
12/16/2015 06:38 AM

  Right Bill, he would have been much better off to simply lower his asking price to 10,000 or better yet just called a salvage yard.

Danville, IN
12/4/2015 06:16 AM

  How much did the tax man take I bet 50%

peretee, MI
12/21/2015 09:41 AM

  Why would anyone in their right mind pay that much for a 35 year old combine. You could get a nice 9500 for that price and 10 times the machine.


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