Pics: Mix of machines revved up for contractor’s auction
A clearance auction – involving a significant fleet of contracting machinery – will take place tomorrow (Saturday, February 2).
The sale is scheduled to kick off at 11:30am near Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. The entries all come from one contracting fleet – namely that of David Connolly.
We’ve already brought you a preview – in which we focused on the four Valtra/Valmet tractors that were an integral part of this fleet.Also Read: Pics: Fleet of Valtra tractors lines out for contractor’s auction
Here, in this follow-up article, we focus on the remaining tractors being offered for sale.
This remaining line-up comprises one Case IH, one Lamborghini and two John Deere models.
In each of the three-picture galleries (below), click on a thumbnail to open up a full-size image; once opened you can scroll sideways to see the next picture.
This Case IH CVX130 (pictured below) is a 2002 model. According to the auctioneer – Micheal Doyle – it’s showing 6,569 hours.
This Lamborghini R5.130 (pictured below) was first registered in 2004. It’s reportedly showing 7,710 hours on its odometer.
This Mannheim-built John Deere 6910 (pictured below) is a 2000 model. The auctioneer says that there are about 9,900 hours on the clock.
This US-built John Deere 7700 (pictured below) dates back to 1997. According to the auctioneer, 10,380 hours have been notched up so far.
Stay tuned to AgriLand for follow-up coverage from this auction.
In the meanwhile, don’t forget to check out our other preview.Also Read: Pics: Silage kit prepped for big contracting machinery auction in Co. Roscommon
It focused on the foragers, implements and machinery that are destined to go under the hammer tomorrow.