Springtime Brings Annual Martin & Martin S.C. Auction

Tue March 30, 2010 - Southeast Edition
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The sale included backhoes from Cat, John Deere, JCB  and  Terex.  This four-wheel drive Cat 420D with a multipurpose bucket was sold to a buyer from Venezuela.
The sale included backhoes from Cat, John Deere, JCB and Terex. This four-wheel drive Cat 420D with a multipurpose bucket was sold to a buyer from Venezuela.
The sale included backhoes from Cat, John Deere, JCB  and  Terex.  This four-wheel drive Cat 420D with a multipurpose bucket was sold to a buyer from Venezuela. Joey Martin tells the crowd about the group of wheel loaders going over the ramp. Kyle Watson (L), Kyle Watson Construction, North Augusta, S.C., and Tray Wilkie, GRW Realty, Augusta, Ga., came to the sale to buy a few Bobcat skid steer loaders. Kevin Bottoms, Central Virginia Excavating, Amelia, Va., was looking to take home a small dozer and a small motorgrader. All of these excavators in the over 100,000 lbs., (45,359 kg) class sold for more than the owner anticipated. Checking the condition of this LeeBoy 685 motorgrader are Seth Glass (L), Hard Rock Equipment, Jonesville, Va., and John Dorton, Quality Equipment, Lebanon, Va.  Dorton came to buy this motorgrader as well as some excavators and  backhoes. David James, David James Construction, Grand Rapids, Mich., traveled quite a distance to buy several trucks and excavators. This group of Bobcat T300 track loaders was in good shape and sold to a contractor in Jacksonville, Fla.  He planned to put them on one of his current projects. Jackie Atkinson (L), J&J Truck Sales,  Chatham, Va., and Randy Raynor, Milam Truck Sales, Danville, Va., were looking to buy excavators, loaders and maybe a truck if the prices were right.

Martin & Martin Auctioneers Inc. held its annual spring contractors auction at its permanent drive-thru auction facility in Pelzer, S.C., on March 17 and 18.

The two-day sale featured all types of equipment. Day one highlighted trucks, trailers and related items, including water trucks, boom and bucket trucks, ATVs, golf carts and trailers. Bidders on day two found deals on farm and construction equipment, including farm tractors, forklifts, paving and compaction equipment and skid steer loaders.