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Auctioneer Leaman Auctions Ltd. 717-464-1128
Auction Date Jan 17 Auction
683 Kendig Rd
Conestoga, Pa
Time 09:00AM
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  • 4630 w/ 6300 hrs

    4630 w/ 6300 hrs

  • 1979 4440 PS w/ 4600 hrs

    1979 4440 PS w/ 4600 hrs

  • has done less than 200 acres total

    has done less than 200 acres total

  • 1972 4320 w/factory cab, nice!

    1972 4320 w/factory cab, nice!

Auction Listing
AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 3721
Public Auction
Tuesday Jan 17th @ 9;00 AM

John Deere Tractors, Good Line of Farm Equipment, 6600 Sidehill Combine, 5460 Forage Harvester, Trucks, Cattle Equipment,

Held at
665 Kendig Rd
Conestoga,Pa. 17516
Lancaster County
 Gallery has been improved with many pictures added 1/14

Directions: From town of Willow Street,  find jct of Rt 272 and  Penn Grant Rd. go west approx 3 miles, you will cross Rt 324, continue to jct with Marticville Rd. cross over and onto Tanyard Rd. and follow it to stop at T with Kendig Rd.  Sale site is to the left and signs will be posted.  Or from town of New Danville find Marticville Rd south towards Conestoga, turn right at Pine View Dairy and then left on Kendig Rd. to sale site. The click to (Google) maps is accurate to this address.

Tractors: 1979 JD 4440 S# P015675R, C/A, Power Shift, clean good running tractor, and to be original 4600 hrs, Karl purchased from the original owner with 2800 hrs. 18.4 R X 38 Firetone @80%, 9 bolt dual hubs and rims will be sold separately, Clean and good running 4440!!
JD 4630 Quad, cab,  S# A20514R one owner, bought new in November 1975 from Shotzbergers equipment in Elm, Pa.
It is a one owner tractor with about 6300 hours. Other than to replace a cracked ring at about 500 hours (1978) the engine has never been touched, has had oil changes at 100 hour intervals. The transmission was worked on about 6000 hours to replace the clutch packs in the quad range transmission. Karl still has the door sticker that came with the tractor from the factory listing the original suggested retail prices and the options that were factory installed. Radial tires became available and the original inner bias tires were put in a barn along with the duals for possible use in the future. The tires that were on the tractor when it left the factory, as well as the duals with matching tread  (approx 40% ) are available and will be sold after the tractor. If someone restored this they could have a tractor very close to how it left the factory in November 1975 with the door sticker and the original rear tires that came with the tractor.

1972 JD 4320 S#T613R 020297R, w factory cab and built in roll bar, 18.4 X 38 Firestone tires at 60% tread remaining,  Synchro trans, dual valves, 3 pt and top link , good looking, nice handling tractor; 9 bolt dual hubs and 18.4 X 38 tires on dual rims will be sold separately,
1958 Cockshutt 540 with loader,  gas tractor runs and operates. one new rear tire, 3 pt, pto.

Tillage Equip: JD 712 9 tooth, disc chisel; Krause 4225 Field cultivator, with a packer hitch.; JD 230 25' disc harrow w/ cone blades; JD # 400 3 pt rotary hoe; JD 3 pt RM 630 row cultivator; Athens #76 disc frame  modified for vertical tillage in No-Till ground, 14' wide w C shank mtd gangs and 22" fluted blades, has a packer hitch with rear hyd,  and several thousand lbs of ballast to ensure cutting; Brillion Cultipacker combo, 10' plus 2) 5' pups;
Planting Equipment: JD 7000 cornplanter 6 row 30" custom designed and engineered by Karl, Many upgrades.  Is equipped with John Blue metering squeeze pump, single disc liquid fertilizer openers, has electric unit for liquid and insecticide in furrow,  Has finger pickup units for corn and radial bean meters for soybeans, comes with Martin row cleaners,  unit mtd  No-Till coulters, Schlegel positrac closing wheels as well as std rubber closing wheels. This planter is ground wheel drive and GPS compatible. This planter is equipped with all that is necessary for a GPS unit to turn row units on and off, according to where you are in the field and will eliminate double planting as the GPS can turn off individual row units that would double plant an area already planted.  There are several pallets of parts and accessory's to go with this planter to allow a variety of different planting  possibilities; AgChem saddle tanks on HD  belly mount frame, 360 gallon;

Harvest Equipment: JD 5460 Forage Harvester; with late cutter box (30 series) ,this chopper   shows approx 5500 engine hours and has had a complete TTP reman engine installed sometime in the past, the engine starts easily and runs well and the machine runs and operates as it should, has the 23.1 x 26' 10 PLY drive tires, will go to work!,  2011 model  Dion 10' all row head, is like NEW!!  has had less than 200 acres total use!!  and last used in 2014;  JD 12' Direct cut hay head to fit self propelled chopper in good usable condition and a hard to find header when needed; 453 JD Row crop header; Richardton 1016 dumping table "station" in very nice condition! Karl purchased this one new and it served him well!  ; JD 3960 harvester w/3 row head and hay pickup; has a fold down spout deigned by Karl that makes storage and transportation an easy task; chopper has the "pto saver" hitch and is functional, has been inactive and stored for a few years;  Richardton 1200 Dump wagon; 1977 JD 6600-D Variable speed belt drive sidehill,  showing 3300 hours, on 23.1 X 26" 12 PLY drive tires with lots of tread, was running and operating this fall; has several rear weights added to carry a 6 row header. equipped w/ Straw spreader,; JD 643 cornhead, several new snoot skins installed, end shields converted to poly GVL brand; JD 216 flex header w/black reel; will sell on and with a header wagon; JD grain cart 400 Bu with 30 x 32 tires and roll tarp Kilbro 450 center draw gravity wagon w/ 24" side ext mtd on 12 ton gears (3 axle) excellent condition; Gehl 1540 forage blower; IH # 56 Forage blower; Gehl 99 forage blower;

Other Equipment: NH 355 Grindermixer w/ scales, chain drive augers,  long, folding unload auger; JD 780 hydra push manure spreader, main beater, and slop pan have been repaired, upper beater is as seen;  JD #27 flail type stalk chopper, entire rotating assembly redone including recently balanced, new blades and completely plated coverJD 336 baler w/ chem applicator and bale thrower, nice clean baler 4) hay rack wagons on JD 1065A (7 ton) gears with extendable tongues and good rubber;  NH 451 3 pt sycle mower; Woods 3 pt hyd angle blade; JD 148 loader with a 84" bucket with mounts to fit from 10 to 40 series tractors;  mounts have been welded and repaired; Landpride 2560 Finishing mower 5' cut with extra blades and new belt;  325 Harsh mixer with scales mounted on a 1975 International 2050A, truck has DT 466 engine and 10 speed RRanger trans, is a usable mixer, needs some TLC ,  titled ;  1980 IH 1854 chassis w/ 3208 Cat engine and 5 speed trans with 2 speed rear; truck has been parked but engine is running and truck is drivable;  8' New Idea 2 stage 3 pt snow blower; adapter plate for a 40 series corn head to the forage chopper;  Sauder loader off of small MF tractor,  8" X 40' pto driven transport auger, (Running gear are home built), rebuilt and unused gear box, ready to work!

Cattle handling: 2) Pearson working tub setups s in very nice condition; a PB Zimmerman squeeze and Headgate with three point hitch carry points;  Frey Bros gates and fence panels as well as loading ramp; 3) waterers.  Several Rissler double chain feed conveyors. several rolls of chain with composite cross bars

Used parts, and attachments; 9 bolt JD hubs for 4320, 10 bolt JD hubs for 4630, 2) sets of 18.4 x 38 tires on 9 bolt dual  rims; set of 20.8 x 38 tires on 10 bolt dual rims (4) 20.8 x 38 Firestone tires matching set with approx 40% tread;  pr of 16.9 x 38 Firstone 151's at approx 30% tread, 1 pair of matching 12.4 X 38, older tires with about 6% tread,; one pair of  matching 15.5 x 38 Firestone @ 15% tread; one pair of matching older 16.9 X 34 tires @ 60% tread; JD  6600 SH combine chassis, less engine and a few other parts, the final drives and leveling apparatus seems to be all there, will be on wheels for easy load and transport (Has been stored inside so it is not weathered)JD 216 platform for parts, some used corn head sheet metal. original cutter box (for parts) from the 5460 chopper, Misc cab parts and factory ROPS bar from 20 series tractor cab.
MISC; flat bottom poly tanks, 2) 550 gal, 1) 1350 gal, 1) 5000 gal, vertical, in good shape, enough capacity to hold a semi fullnice horse drawn sleigh;  JD 3 bottom trailer, trip plow with hyd lift. 8 or 10 telephone poles

More to be added including some items from neighbors;
Selling for Karl and Alma Hess

Terms: Cash, Credit Card, or Check with proper ID. If unknown to the auction company or Mr. Hess please preregister, or bring references.

We welcome left bids and allow phone bids (fees may apply)


Good food, ample parking and comfort stations onsite!

Auctioneers Notes; We are honored to have been chosen to conduct this auction and would like to encourage your attendance. Karl and his wife have relocated to a small hay farm in Va and are selling the above listed equipment.

We will have our boom tractor on site for easy loading. Indoor storage is available for a short time after the auction for those that need time to arrange transportation. We can assist in finding transportation for out of the area buyers.

Leaman Auctions Ltd. AY002063
329 Brenneman Rd. Willow Street, Pa. 17584
717-464-1128 office  or E/MAIL 
  J. Edward Leaman  cell 610-662-8149  AU 002034L
                  Darvin Rodgers 717-318-2426  AU002316L
                  Jake Findley   717-617-4022
             John Mattilio 717-917-4682 PA #AA019469            


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