Traditions Organic Farm & Geralyne Lentz Towersey Charitable Trust Auction

Saturday, December 09, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Traditions Organic Farms and the Geralyne Lentz Towersey Charitable Trust will be selling the listed farm equipment at public auction located at 9973 Luce Rd. Alma, MI. 48801

Saturday, December 9th 2017 @ 10am

No buyers Premium!

2 Auction Rings!


From Alma at the US127 and M46 intersection (exit 127) travel west on M46 1 mile to Luce Rd, then north 2 miles to sale site. Watch for Pioneer Auction Signs!



1978 JD 8630 4WD diesel w/ cab, cold air, 659 hrs on a 40 series engine, 283 hp, quad shift trans, quick hitch, 3 remotes, 1000 pto, duals, 23.1-30 rubber 50% S#005765R

1980 JD 4840 2WD diesel w/ cab, cold air, 9140 hrs, 1840 hrs on eng, 208 dyno hp, powershift trans, quick hitch, 3 remotes, 1000 pto, duals, 18.4-42 rubber 90% S#4840P010764R

1979 White 2-135 2WD diesel w/ cab, cold air, 5055 hrs, 1000 hrs on eng, 155hp, over/under trans, new clutch, quick hitch, 3 remotes, 1000/540  pto, duals, 18.4-38 rubber 90% S#4012488

1967 MF 165 2WD gas, 5600 hrs, 46hp, power range 3 speed trans w/ H&L range, 3 pt, 1 remote, 540 pto, duals, 15.5-38 rubber 80% S# 9A10039I

1966 MF 135 2WD gas, 5356 hrs, 1000 hrs on eng, 38hp, 3 speed trans w/ H&L range, 3 pt, 540 pto, 13.6-28 rubber 80% S# 641015276

1951 Int M, narrow front, 35hp,5 speed trans, 15.5-38 rubber 25%

1940 Int A, wide front, 18hp, 4 speed trans, 11-24 rubber 90% comes w/ 1 bottom plow and cultivator

1944 Oliver 70 Twin Stack, narrow front,35 hp  6 cyl gas, 3 speed trans, 12.4-38 rubber 90%


Combines/ Heads-

1981 JD 7720 2WD diesel, cab w/ heat/ cold air, 3200 hrs, 466 turbo eng, hydro trans, heavy rear axle, bin extensions,  new feeder house and return chain, 30.5-32 rubber 90% field ready S#461377

1977 JD 4400 2WD diesel, cab w/ heat/cold air, 3700 separator hrs, 300 hrs on eng, 6600 diesel, hydro trans, long auger for semis, field ready, S#202537H

1966 JD 95EB 2WD, 404 gas eng, spike tooth cylinder, bucket pickup, Hart Carter 13’ floating grain head

1960 JD 40EB  Square Back, 2WD open station, Hercules gas eng, 10’ grain head, nice!

Lilliston Hi-Cop 6200 tow behind combine w/ Sund pickup

JD 634 6R30 corn head

JD 216 16’ flex grain head

JD 15’ head w/ Sund pickup

JD 8’ dry bean head (95 series)

JD 55 12’ grain head

JD 3R30 corn head

21’ header cart


Grain Cart-

Kilbros 490 grain cart w a new 12” discharge auger, complete camera setup


Skid Loader/ Dozer/ Man Lift-

1979 Case 1830 gas skid loader w/ open cab, material bucket, manure tines, bale spear S#9840136

Grouser steel skid steer tracks

1958 Case 320 Terra Track dozer, gas eng, open station

Simon MPN 40 telescopic boom lift, 2WD, Wisconsin 4cyl gas eng, 50’ working height, ground and platform controls


Trucks/ Trailer-

1992 Ford CF8000 cab over box truck,410,600 miles, 210hp diesel eng, 4 speed auto trans, air starter, air brakes, 20’ box w/ roll up door, Wacto 2600lb lift gate, 33,000GVW

1986 GMC General Michigan Special semi, day cab, 499,000 miles, 425 Detroit eng, Fuller 13 speed trans, wet kit (engine has less than 100,000)

1973 GMC Astro 95 semi, cab over, 449,000 miles, 350 Cummins eng, Fuller 13 speed trans, wet kit

1973 Penn 26’ tri axle aluminum dump trailer w/ tarp

1969 Dodge C700 grain truck, 361 BB eng, 5 speed trans w/ 2 speed axle, tandem axle w/ one live, 18’ box w/ hoist


Planters/ Precision Dyno/ Sprayers-

JD 7000 12R30” end pull planter, dry fertilizer, Precision finger pickups, meters, seed tubes, Kinze  brush bean meters, large and small seed plates

JD 7000 12R30” front fold planter w/ electronics, hyd markers, tanks, and pumps (no units)

2- JD 494A 4R30” planters, corn/ bean plates, hopper extensions

2- JD FB57A grain drills w/ grass seed box (1 parts)

Precision Seed Meter test stand, meter dyno for JD, White, Kinze finger & vacuum units

Cosmo 500 3tp seed/ fert spreader, 540 pto

Top Air 500 gallon tandem axle sprayer, 45’ booms w/ foam, Raven Controls

3pt 12R30” band sprayer w/ 200 gallon tank and pto pump



JD 2700 8 btm variable width 2pt trailer plow, auto reset

JD 3200 6-18 on land trailer plow

Oliver 548 5-16 in furrow plow(needs steel)

MF 3pt 4-14 in furrow plow

Int. 3pt 3-16 in furrow plow

Glencoe 9 shank disc chisel plow

3pt 9’ chisel plow

DMI 3pt 5 shank ripper

2-Lely Roterra RH4540 clod buster, 3pt, 540 pto (1 parts)

JD 230 24’ fold disc

JD BWA 18’ fold disc

JD 10’ disc

MF 3pt 10’ disc

JD 1010 30’ field cultivator w/ Nichols knockoffs

Brady 20’ field cultivator w/ Hershel McKay knock offs

Glenco 10’ 3pt field cultivator

Unverferth 31’ rolling harrow

Unverferth 21’ rolling harrow (parts)

3- spring tooth drags

JD 400 30’ flat fold rotary hoe

3-15’ rotary hoes (JD, Yetter, M&W)

JD 85 12R30” flat fold crop cultivator w/ Russell weeders

6R30” crop cultivator, Danish tines

4R30” crop cultivator

6’ steel wheeled crop cultivator

Brillion 21’ crowsfoot cultipacker

Brillion 12’ cultipacker

3- Brillion & Dunham 10’ cultipackers



Sears 15,000 watt pto generator on wheels

Heath 890 front mount 6R30” bean puller

JD 27 6R30” stalk chopper w/ 1000 pto

NI 212 manure spreader, 540 pto

NI 2 row corn picker w/ roller gathering

2- NI 1 row corn pickers (1 parts)

Case 1 row corn chopper (parts)

4- 100 bu gravity boxes

7’x14’ steel wheel wagon w/ 2’ sides

2- flat rack hay wagons

Gehl 55, 65 grinder mixers

NH 469 haybine, 9’ cut, good rollers

JD 24T square baler

Ferguson 3pt 11’ hay rake

2- NI 45’ pto crop elevators

40’ electric open hay elevator

2- electric Harvest Handler aluminum crop elevators

Ideal 26’x16” electric open top belt conveyor

12’ low clearance electric conveyors

McCormick silage blower (parts)

Bush Hog 3pt brush hog

3pt 8” post hole digger

3pt bale spear

3pt 6’ back blade

3pt concrete counter weight

The Guide quick hitch, hyd align side shift, electric controls, crop wand w/ stand


Auto/ Trailers-

1980 Chevy Custom Deluxe 20 pickup, ¾ ton, standard cab, long box, 39,535 original miles, straight 6 gas engine, 3 speed standard trans w/ creeper (from trust, original owner)

1995 GMC 1500 Suburban, 4×4, 218,000 miles, 350 gas eng, GL60 trans, no rust, light body damage,  runs and drives good, needs drive shaft

1996 Chevy 1500 Suburban, 4×4, 246,000 miles, 350 vortec eng, GL60 trans, some rust, runs and drives good

1985 Chevy Camaro Z28, 305 eng, 3 speed auto, no rust, project car

1992 Chevy Camaro Z28, 350, eng, 3 speed auto, 25 anniversary, wrecked, project

Early 70’s Dodge 318 eng w/ 904 3 speed auto trans

7’x14’ tandem axle wooden stock trailer

5’x9’ single axle wooden stock trailer

4’x6’ single axle utility trailer


Greenhouse/Corral/ Windmill-

30’x70’ greenhouse w/ large Gator Shield steel tube frame, roll up sides, new 40’x100’ poly cover still in box

Large round steel horse arena/corral

Air Motor 30’ windmill w/ 8’ blades and jack shaft (dismantled, nice)


Lawn & Garden-

Hustler Zero Turn mower, enclosed cab,27hp Kohler eng, 72”  front mount deck, front mount snow blower

Troy Built riding mower w/ 20hp Briggs eng

Craftsman garden tractor w/ 50” deck (project)

2- Bolens 1669 garden tractors, Kohler eng, hydro trans, shaft driven, 42” deck

Troy Built (Horse) rear tine tiller w/ 8hp Briggs

Mantis 2 stroke tiller

48” lawn sweeper

48” lawn roller

Rubbermaid lawn trailer

New 2” pump w/ 6hp eng, suction hose w/ screen, multi rolls of 2” hose


From Around the Farms-

429 +/- square bales of organic oat  straw

300 gallon fuel tank w/ electric pump

Forsberg model 12M gravity table (complete)

Small 2’x4’ electric fanning mill w/ 5+ screens

2- B&W screw in grain aerators

6”x9” electric auger

Mile Marker 5500lb pallet jack

Gear and steel for 6 row header cart

2-10r20 drive truck tires

3-18.4-38 tires w/ inner liner 90%

12-38 clamp on duals

2-23.1-30 tires 10%


Assort of tractor weights

12 Yetter row cleaners

Lg assort of extra parts (teeth, points, etc.)

DeLaval SS milk bucket w/ newer pulsator and claw

SS milk cans

6- milk stanchions

Cattle chute w/ head lock

Round bale feeders

Multi water tanks

10=24’ rafters

Approx 430 new  pieces of 12’x6” slate siding

2-8’ pieces of rail road iron

Vintage platform scales w/ weights

Selection of vintage hand tools

Electric honeycomb separator holds 30

Lots of small items not listed!


Tim Frisbie Owner/ Trustee 989-906-5563

Traditions Organic Farm & Geralyne Lentz Towersey Charitable Trust Auction

Auctioneer Note-

The items on this sale are very well maintained and are mostly field ready. Sale will take place rain/snow or shine and possibly two auction rings so please come prepared. Loader available sale day. Lunch wagon and 2 porta-jons on site. Thanks you in advance and we look forward to seeing you there!

Terms and Conditions-
Cash, good personal check with proper ID,  accepting Visa, MasterCard and Discover w/ a 3% processing fee. All out of state checks must have a letter from bank verifying funds. All property to be settled for day of sale. No property to be removed from premises until settled for. Not responsible for accidents or goods after sold. Auctioneers and sale personnel act as selling agents only and assume no liability or guarantees. Announcements day of sale take precedence over printed matter.