VIDEO: Yoder & Frey Holds Its 2021 Florida Auctions in Kissimmee

Wed February 10, 2021 - National Edition
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A good lineup Volvo asphalt rollers get ready to take the ramp. Acres of engines await new owners. As day one begins, a Towmaster sweeper goes over the ramp. Brian Hall (L) and Bryce Davis (R) of LeeBoy speak with CEG’s Kent Hogeboom at the Yoder & Frey sale. The construction market in Florida is red ho and good clean machines are in short supply. Checking out this John Deere 317 skid steer are Ronnie Watkins (L), Ocala, Fla,. and Nevin Mathews, The Villages, Fla. Calvin Group President Mark Pentz stopped in at the Yoder & Frey auction from Colorado. Reading up on their machines of choice to bid on are Bob Rowean (L), RP Rowean Excavating, Norfolk, Mass., and Tom Haluch,  Haluch Contracting, also in Norfolk. Sean Culp of Equip Seller LLC hopes to take this Caterpillar 308E2 CR excavator back to his home base in Philadelphia, Pa. Husband and wife team, Jacob and Rachel Hyatt of JDH Trucking & Excavating, based in Asheville, N.C., inspect this Komatsu D61 PX dozer at the auction. Father and son, James and Robbie Alberson of Robbie’s Equipment Co. were in from Widener, Ark., to look over the large selection of buckets at the auction. KGM Contractors’ Gary Abramson (L) and  Travis Hjelle from Angora, Minn., take the measurements of this Caterpillar 330F excavator. Ed Lewandowski (in cab) of Waterford Materials, Waterford, Pa., is joined by brother Joe L., NCP Equipment, Wyalusing, Pa.; Rusty Garrison, Waterford Materials; and Joe’s son, Joey L., to review the excavators. Chris and Joyce Badenhop were looking for equipment to use at their ranch in Hernando, Fla. Matt Hottstetter keeps the auction action humming along during the Yoder & Frey sale. Rick Hohenbrink of Hohenbrink Excavating came in from Ohio to take in the auction activities. (L-R): Yoder & Frey’s Josh Schott, Trent Shaftner and Chris Deason worked to keep the auction running smoothly. (L-R): U.S. Equipment Global’s Lawrence Gill talks equipment with Jason and Rick Svonavec of Heritage Coal & Natural Resources, based in Pittsburgh, Pa. Getting a bit of air under this Kobelco excavator during his inspection is a buyer from Chin’s Construction, Kingston, Jamaica. Having an early morning discussion of the machines about to be auctioned (L-R) are Rick Svonavec, RITCO Inc., Somerset, Pa.; Jason Svonavec, Heritage Coal & Natural Resources, Somerset, Pa.; Bill Miller; Creade Brodie; and Ed Holstein representing Bill Miller Equipment, Frostburg, Md. (L-R): Yoder & Frey’s Chris Deason answers questions from customers Kenny Upchurch and Kenneth Kelly of Bradley Built Inc., Angier, N.C. Dan McHugh of Brookside Equipment in Massachusetts looks to replenish his inventory of quality low-hour machines for sale. A large selection of compact excavators went up for bid. This Cat 745C was only one part of a great lineup of articulated trucks at this year‘s Yoder & Frey auction. Holland Equipment Service’s Tyler Miller (L) and brother-in-law, Andrew Geurink, consider a bid in this John Deere 544J wheel loader. Jaime Arango of EV Equipment puts a Caterpillar 259D skid steer through its paces. This Caterpillar D8T One of many dozers to go on the auction block. Ronnie Newnan from Winter Park, Fla., hopes to bring home this John Deere 244J compact loader.

Yoder & Frey is holding its 47th annual Florida Auctions Feb. 10 through Feb. 13 in Kissimmee, Fla.

The four-day auction has featured a wide array of heavy equipment:

  • Day one offered ATVs/brooms/sweepers, rollers, skid steer loaders, backhoe loaders, wheeled loaders, telehandlers, loader attachments, garage/forestry equipment.
  • Day two offered site dumpers/tracked dumpers, articulated dumpers, motor graders, generators, dozers, cranes, manlifts, crushers/screeners/conveyors, pavers/milling machines/asphalt distributors, trenchers, engines.
  • Day three offered mini-excavators, 6-ton+ excavators, 10-ton+ excavators, 20-ton+ excavators, wheeled excavators, engines/new/second buckets, hammer/excavators attachments/misc.; and
  • Day four offered tractors, forklifts, cars, pickups, dump trucks, tractor units, water wagons/water trucks and trailers.

Yoder & Frey has ensured a safe bidding environment over the course of the four-day sale. CEG




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