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Bid History for Vermeer Wood Chipper
Auction Start Date: 03/23/23 10:01 AM ET
Auction End Date: 04/06/23 9:21 AM ET
Asset ID: 872   Number of Bids: 29

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Vermeer Wood Chipper
Auction Closed
High Bidder: p************l
Sold Amount: $3,026.69
Tax (12.500000%): $305.70
Buyer's Premium (5.00%): $151.33
Total Price: $3,483.72
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Make/Brand Model VIN/Serial Hours
Vermeer 1250 BC 1VRC14138T1005732 1,180
Make/Brand Model
Vermeer 1250 BC
VIN/Serial Hours  
1VRC14138T1005732 1,180  
Condition Category
Used/See Description Machinery
Condition Category
Used/See Description Machinery
1996 Vermeer Wood Chipper. This equipment was purchased new by the City of Elizabethton Electric Department in the Fall of 1996. It has been out of service for the past fifteen (15) years. The equipment is not operable, the repairs are unknown. The muffler is rusted off and the tires are dry rotted. This equipment was used by tree trimming crews to grind limbs and brush.

Questions and AnswersQuestions and Answers
Q: What kind of engine does it have in it?Thanks (3/23/23 5:59 PM)
A: Diesel (3/27/23 7:33 AM)
Q: how many hours on the equipment. What type of motor does it have? Does it have any manuals to go with it? Thanks (3/23/23 9:40 PM)
A: 1180 hours Diesel No Manuals (3/27/23 7:33 AM)
Q: I found the hour reading... hard to see when looking at your phone. Is this a diesel or gas engine? (3/23/23 9:45 PM)
A: Diesel (3/27/23 7:28 AM)
Q: Dose it run and operate without and issues. What size branch will it grind. (3/30/23 8:36 PM)
A: This equipment has not been in operation for 15 years. Prior to contracting out tree trimming services, Elizabethton Electric used this equipment to grind a majority of their tree trimming. (3/31/23 6:59 AM)
Q: What make of Diesel engine? Thanks. (3/31/23 12:26 AM)
A: Detroit Diesel product from Perkins (4/3/23 7:44 AM)
Seller InformationSeller Information
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Seller Name Elizabethton, TN
Asset Location 400 Hatcher Ln
Elizabethton, Tennessee 37643-4682
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Please call Alan Kyker at 423-213-6834 Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm to schedule an inspection.

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If you are the WINNING BIDDER and all paperwork has been processed. Please call Greg Workman at 423-542- 1505 to set up a date and time for pick up. Business hours for the City of Elizabethton is 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday.


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