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Ritchason Kicks Off 2010 Auction Season in Lebanon, Tenn.

Sat March 13, 2010 - Southeast Edition
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Local equipment dealer, Bill Woods (L), Woods Equipment Co., Nashville, Tenn., chats with Ritchason Auctioneers’ president, Dewain Ritchason during the sale.
Local equipment dealer, Bill Woods (L), Woods Equipment Co., Nashville, Tenn., chats with Ritchason Auctioneers’ president, Dewain Ritchason during the sale.
Local equipment dealer, Bill Woods (L), Woods Equipment Co., Nashville, Tenn., chats with Ritchason Auctioneers’ president, Dewain Ritchason during the sale. While the miscellaneous items are being sold, a larger crowd assembles when Ritchason Auctioneers gets set to launch two more auction trucks for selling heavy iron and trucks in Lebanon, Tenn. Jim Luper (L), Lebanon Scrap Metal & Salvage, Lebanon, Tenn., and Sam Gray, Sam’s Recycling, Carthage, Tenn., open up a Volvo EC330B and talk about bidding on this machine for loading scrap metal. Inspecting the undercarriage and the overall condition of a CAT D6RXL dozer of interest are the father and son team of David (L) and Max Guy of Landworks, Sparta, Tenn. Ron Martin (L) talks with his dad, Ronnie Martin, Martin Construction, Woodberry, Tenn., about this CAT D8N dozer. After buying a Gradall for their company (L-R) Bruce Long, Shelby Cook, David Randolph, and Tony Thompson,  Long Foundation Drilling Co., Nashville, Tenn., wait to bid on some wheel loaders. Gathering and discussing the auction line-up (L-R) Jimmy McCulough, Jones Bros., Mt. Juliet, Tenn.; Jake Evans, Elk Mountain Construction, Cookeville, Tenn.; David Butler, Center Hill Marina, Lancaster, Tenn.; and Donnie Elkins and Jackson Moran, both of This machine drew a lot of attention and when the final bid was accepted on this late model CAT D6T XL, someone snagged a bargain at $202,500.

Ritchason Auctioneers Inc. held its first big sale of 2010 at its auction headquarters in Lebanon, Tenn., on March 13. Company representatives stated that it was “a very successful day.” Approximately 800 bidders, including 113 online bidders, were vying for a deal on machines that came from 111 consignors. The auction boasted nearly 500 lots of equipment including crawler tractors, excavators and loader backhoes as well as a variety of smaller items including buckets, power washers and attachments.

During the morning announcements, Company President Dewain Ritchason announced that Ritchason Auctioneers will be on the road for its next sale which will be in Bardstown (Louisville), Ky., on April 24.




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