Contractor, Ranch and Sporting Auction – including Vintage Snowmobiles and Parts

Filed as: Past Auction, Past Equipment Auction, Past Personal Property Auction 
Posted on: Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Grove RT 58  14 ton Rough Terrain Crane When: Saturday, October 18, 2008 @ 9:00am
Where: 8829 95th Avenue, Clear Lake, MN – Located 1 mile SE of Clear lake, MN on US Hwy #10, then left and North one half mile on 95th Ave (County Road 55) to sale site. Watch for auction sign!
Terms: Cash, VISA, MasterCard, No Sales Tax, Onsite: No Buyer’s Premium, Online: 5% Buyer’s Premium
Selling in two rings for parts of the day!

We will begin with tools, and then move to vehicles (~10:30am), crane (~11:00am), welders (~11:00am), there is where we split into two rings: horse equipment in one ring and trailers in the other ring (~11:30am) , and finishing with recrerational items, snowmobiles and parts in one ring, and hunting, fishing and collectibles in the other ring(~11:45am).  We anticipate completing the auction around 2pm.

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As with most of our specialty auctions, in an effort to accommodate all interested parties, we are offering live online bidding on our key lots.  The online bidding is provided by Proxibid.  Please visit their site to register and view the catalog.

UPDATE: Today, we finished the catalog of the parts, and have posted the complete online catalog to Proxibid.  The online catalog includes additional Ski-Doo Sleds, and the list of parts.  There will be many surprises on auction day that have yet to be unearted.  As Dick told me today, he didn’t even remember all the sleds and parts he had in storage.  View the online catalog for the complete, up-to-date list of sleds, and key sled parts!  You may also view a pdf of the online catalog here [pdf 241k].

To view pictures of all the items available for online bidding, visit our online bidding catalog.  The catalog features photos of all the sleds, larger key items, and sled parts.

Crane
Grove RT 58 14-Ton Rough Terrain Crane with 60 foot Boom and Detroit power S/N 19997
Crane Accessories
(3) Crane headache balls, single sheave block, 2 sheave block, large shackle, sling

Vehicles
2004 Chevrolet 3500 4 X 4 crew cab long box 1 ton pickup, 8.1 L gas, AT, leather interior, loaded, 72K
2002 Chevrolet 2500HD Crew Cab 4X4 Pickup, LT leather package, 8.1L gas, 5th wheel ball, short box, 78K
2006 Western Pro Plow 8 ft snow plow w/ Ultra Mount (like new)
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4 X 4, V6 Vortec, AT, AC, 103K,
1994 Chevrolet 3500 1 ton pickup, 454 V8, AT, 110K
1990 Chevrolet 3500 1 ton pickup, 350 V8, AT, 41K with 9 ft Reading mechanics box
1988 Chevrolet 1 ton welding truck, 350 V8, 4 spd, 90K
1975 Ford Boom Truck single axle, Louisville motor, flatbed
1970 Chevrolet 2 ton truck with 8 X 20 steel bed

Trailers
(2) 40 ft Fruehauf Aluminum Storage Unit Trailers (1969 & 70)
Gooseneck 8.6 X 24 machinery trailer with 7.6 ft top deck
7 X 18 tandem axle flatbed trailer with ramps, 12,500lb tongue weight
1980 home made 6 X 14 tandem axle work trailer
8 X 18 tandem axle snowmobile trailer with fold up ramp

Welders
Hobart MA – 4030G 300 amp welder on shop built 9 X 6.6 ‘ trailer with oxy acetylene cage and tool box
Hobart MA – 200 – 6 portable welder w Ford 4 cylinder engine
Hobart Champion 16 AC/DC, 200 amp welder with Onan twin cylinder engine with 8,000 watt generator
Hobart 400 amp 3 phase welder
Miller Thunderbolt AC/DC welder
Miller SRH 404 400 amp welder
Miller SRH 333 300 amp welder
Miller 225V Thunderbolt welder
SA 200 Lincoln welder on trailer with tool box, with 4 cylinder Hercules gas engine
Lincoln 225 amp welder

Air Compressor
Model 375 DPO – JDD Sullair Portable Air compressor with John Deere diesel power (Excellent running unit)

Lathe & Hoists
Model A South Bend Precision 9 X 36 inch metal lathe with 3 & 4 jaw chucks and steady unit
Hitachi 4400# electric motor block hoist with beam trolley model SP8416, Rotary Lifts 7000# lift, hydraulic shop hoist

Tools & Equipment
(2) 6 ft (skid loader) Kleen Beach Machines
3 point 7 ft blade
3 point 5 ft landscape rake
TA 1 Industry Contour Band Saw
4’ sheet metal brake
(7) Jonsered Chain saws – 521, 535, 451, 90, 80, 80, 70E
Many misc parts for older Jonsered Chain saws
Assorted flex drag sections
Assorted crusher screen drags
Contractor chain /cable organizer
2 electrical supply roller cabinets
25’ to 100’ heavy duty electric cords
(2) 275 gal fuel tanks on stands
Pickup toolbox & split fuel tanks
McCulloch gas blower
Assorted shop hand tools
Assorted nut and bolt bins with inventory
Hard hats & safety vests
Gas trimmer
Homelite gas garden tiller
Husqvarna 55R21HV push lawn mower
Metal saw horses
Craftsman stacking tool cabinet
Numerous metal storage cabinets
10 ft stainless steel work bench
R&D parts washer
Metal work bench with vise
Nut & bolt bins with inventory
Engine stand
Long handle tools
Bench grinder & tools
Light stand
Log chains and binders
Tool gang box
Heavy duty 4 x 8 metal welding table
Metal Martin house

Hunting & Fishing
Fishing rods and reels and winter
fishing rods and gear
Duck & Goose floater & field decoys
Plastic Hunting / sporting sleds

Collectibles
Joe Schilling wood burning chrome & cast iron kitchen cook stove
Old metal toys
(4) wooden wagon wheels
Animal Trap wooden duck decoys
Farm primitives

Ranch Equipment
2000 – SS/400 EXISS Slant 4, 6 X 24 Aluminum gooseneck horse trailer with rear tack and front dressing & tack room (like new condition – less than 2,000 miles)
Hard rubber wheeled 2 seat surrey with fringed top and winter sled runners
Single seat cutter
18 ft Slant bar bale feeder wagon and running gear
8 X 10 storage shed
(50) Radco 10 ft green livestock panels
Home made trailer type wood splitter with 6.25 hp Kohler motor with 2-stage pump
100 steel T fence posts
7 ft whirly bird riding arena rotary groomer drag
16 X 36 3 sided metal livestock
Pole Shed to be taken down (near Elk River)
Horse barrels and poles
(4) IH 756 wheel weights (2) hub weights

Saddles
Circle Y 15” Barrel Racing saddle
Western riding saddle
Rough out suede sports racing saddle
Circle Y 12 Equitation silver trimmed saddle
Circle Y Equitation saddle
Western pleasure saddle
Large assortment of western horse tack including skid, bell, slint boots, leads, blankets, show boxes, etc.
(2) 75 gal water tanks to fit horse trailer
Large amount of garden hose

Recreational
2002 2 X 4 325 Trail Boss Polaris 4 wheeler
2001 2 X 4 325 Trail Boss Polaris 4 wheeler
12 ft fishing pontoon with trailer
14 ft Aluminum fishing boat
9’ X 12.6 Hewitt Rolla Dock pontoon lift
9.9 hp Evinrude outboard Motor
15 hp Johnson outboard motor
EX 1,000 watt Honda portable generator
Honda CR 250 moto cross bike
Tote Goat mini bike
Trek 10 speed bicycles, several other bicycles

Hard to Find Vintage Sled Parts
Misc Tracks, suspensions, hoods, engines, tunnels, track etc for Polaris sleds of this era.Many snowmobile engines, cylinders, crankshafts, ignition systems, seats, gas tanks, pistons, skis, track, tuned pipes, etc, for original 1973 Polaris Starfire factory modified racing snowmobiles…parts will be tagged

Vintage Snowmobiles
Late Addition
Custom Built Snow Machine, Twin Track, Polaris Suspension, Geo Tracker Engine and Transmission, Differential, 40+ mph – Very Nice!  See photos below!
Ski-Doo
1968 299cc Ski-Doo Super Olympic 16 hp single cylinder snowmobile
1968 370cc Rotax Ski doo Super Olympic 18hp opposed twin snowmobile
1969 Ski-Doo Nordic 371cc Rotax 24 hp twin snowmobile
1970 Ski-Doo Nordic 399cc Rotax 24 hp twin snowmobile
1969 Ski-Doo Alpine 669cc Rotax Twin snowmobile
1970 Ski-Doo Alpine 640cc Rotax twin snowmobile
1965 or 66 Johnson Skee-Horse J1560 snowmobile
1973 Boa Ski MK 1400 Hirth Twin snowmobile
1980 Moto-Ski Super Sonic 440 (less engine)
1980 Moto-Ski Super Sonic 440 (less engine)
1999 Ski-Doo MX 440 L/C tunnel, hood, belly pan-studded track parts sled
1969-70 Bombardier Sea-doo 4 older pull – behind sleds for Ski- Doos incl Ski-boose Sea-Doo
Misc Ski-Doo parts, covers, clutches, etc
Polaris
1973 Polaris Starfire 295 Snowmobile, factory modified racing sled – was completely rebuilt for current vintage racing circuit – has won many races – best lightweight parts in this sled.
1979 Polaris Centurion 500 liquid cooled ex running cond
1979 Polaris Centurion 500 (less engine)
1979 Polaris TX 440 Free Air engine
1979 Polaris TXL 340 liquid cooled snowmobile
1979 Polaris TXL 340 Free Air snowmobile
1981 Polaris TXL Indy 340 twin liquid cooled snowmobile
1981 Yamaha SRX 440 Liquid Cooled snowmobile

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