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Top 5 Items in our September 14th Rome, NY Auction

September 11, 2019
This Saturday, September 14th is our auction in Rome, NY! With over 300 items of inventory, we are sure that you will find the vehicle or piece of equipment you are looking for. Check out our top picks that will be sold to the highest bidder regardless of price in this public absolute auction! This 2015 Ford F550 4x4 flatbed truck with a shockingly low 19,873 miles will be a best seller in this auction. Transport building materials or haul...
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Difference between Government and Absolute Auctions

September 6, 2019
What's the difference? Government and Absolute Auctions For buyers and sellers alike, auctions are an exciting event. Popular with a diverse array of individuals, J.J. Kane hosts both government and absolute auctions. Knowing the differences between each auction can help you make sure you are getting the maximum value out of your purchase. Government Auctions Government agencies routinely sell or exchange their surplus items in public auctions where anyone can buy them. Most of the time, government auctions are held...
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Top 5 Items in our August 22nd Villa Rica, GA Auction

August 19, 2019
This Thursday, August 22nd is our auction near Atlanta, GA! With over 600 items of inventory, we are sure that you will find the vehicle or piece of equipment you are looking for. Check out our top picks that will be sold to the highest bidder regardless of price in this public absolute auction! This fresh 2018 Chevrolet Equinox SUV with only 34,448 miles will have you riding in style! With up to 39 MPG on the highway, this newer...
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Top 5 Items in our August 17th Plymouth Meeting, PA Auction

August 13, 2019
This Saturday, August 17th is our auction near Philadelphia, PA! With over 900 items of inventory, we are sure that you will find the vehicle or piece of equipment you are looking for. Check out our top picks that will be sold to the highest bidder regardless of price in this public absolute auction! One happy customer will drive home with this 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid! The Toyota Camry is known for its key attributes of being both durable and...
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What Is An Absolute Auction?

August 7, 2019
In today's marketplace, there are many different types of auctions, and each one has different methods and procedures. Before a buyer or seller engages in any auction, it is important that he or she knows which type of auction they are dealing with. At J.J. Kane, we operate using an absolute auction system. Our auctions are open to the public and take place in both online and on-site locations. Absolute Auction Characteristics Bidding starts at $0. There is no minimum...
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The Top 5 Items in our August 3rd Shrewsbury, MA Auction

July 29, 2019
This Saturday, August 3rd is our auction near Boston, MA! With over 500 items of inventory, we are sure that you will find the vehicle or piece of equipment you are looking for. Check out our top items that will be sold to the highest bidder regardless of price in this absolute auction! Interested in a dump truck that is will make your life easier and will help transport and haul all of your materials? Be sure to place a...
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The Top 5 Items in our July 25 – 26th, Charlotte, NC Auction

July 23, 2019
This Thursday and Friday, July 25 - 26th is our Charlotte, North Carolina auction that we have been preparing for! We couldn’t be any more excited to see you there and get the equipment you need. Take a look at the following top picks from this week’s auction. In search of a crane with low mileage and convenience? This 2017 National 437B Hydraulic Crane only reads 3,934 miles and is an essential for heavy lifting and smooth transportation. This articulating...
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The Top 5 Items in our July 20th, South Beloit, IL Auction

July 17, 2019
With over 400 items in inventory, we can assure you that there is the perfect piece of equipment to fit your needs. Take a look at some of the following top items that will be available! One of the most popular items in the South Beloit auction by far will be this 2002 John Deere 44H Articulating Wheel Loader. With just 8,573 miles and 7,722 hours, this lightly-used loader is a must-have purchase. If you’re looking for an exclusive item,...
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The Top 5 Items in our July 13th Lansing, MI Auction

July 12, 2019
Check out these five stand-out items selling in our live auction near Lansing, Michigan on July 13. Regardless of price, every item will be sold to the highest bidder on auction day! An all-around classic, this 2013 Chevrolet K1500 is the ideal every-day vehicle. This lightly-used, four-wheel drive pickup truck is a hot item that will be purchased quickly. This Kobelco 135SR Crawler Excavator will be one of the most popular items at our Charlotte auction. This piece of heavy...
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The Top 5 Items in our June 29th Philadelphia, PA Auction

July 12, 2019
Check out these five stand-out items selling in our live auction in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania on June 29. Regardless of price, every item will be sold to the highest bidder on auction day! This 2010 Honda Civic is a 4-door sedan with a remarkably low mileage of only 26,064! This car is considered lightly used and is sure to fulfill a variety of travel needs. This Altec AC35-127S 35-ton hydraulic crane is mounted on a 2007 International Paystar 5600i flatbed...
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The Top 5 Items in our June 22nd West Palm Beach, FL Auction

June 17, 2019
Check out these five stand out items selling in our live auction near West Palm Beach, FL on June 22nd. Regardless of price, every item will be sold to the highest bidder on auction day! This 2015 John Deere 650K LGP Crawler Tractor is in great condition with only 2,905 hours of use. This piece of construction equipment, more commonly referred to as a bulldozer, is used to push large quantities of soil, sand, rubble or other such material during...
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5 Reasons Why Buying A Used Bucket Truck Makes Sense

May 15, 2016
Many businesses require the use of a bucket truck, but when it comes to the decision of whether to buy new or used bucket trucks, you need to evaluate several points. Let's review some key considerations when considering buying a new bucket truck versus a used bucket truck. Considerations: Buy New or Buy a Used Bucket Truck? Sometimes, buying a new piece of equipment is the right decision, but depending on the frequency of use, availability of good used equipment and...
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5 Tips On Bidding At A Construction Equipment Auction

May 15, 2016
Bidding at a construction equipment auction is usually done with a simple gesture - a nod, or wave of the hand or catalog.  When an auctioneer sees a person nodding or waving to a friend, their gesture could be interpreted as a bid. Personal expressions like those can result in mistakes, especially at public auction sales. Before you head out to the auction, consider some of the following things about the bidding process: How to Bid at the Used Construction...
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A Used Bucket Truck Can Get the Job Done

May 15, 2016
When performing any types of aerial jobs such as trimming trees or painting building exteriors, the average worker must rely upon ladders or even ropes. Although the job could get done using this approach, it would certainly be very risky especially for falling. Thanks to the advent of equipment auctions, there is a much safer and faster way to get the project done - the used bucket truck. Used Bucket Truck - Common Types A bucket truck is a heavy-duty vehicle...
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Absentee Bidding – A Key Tool To Grab A Deal At The Auction

May 15, 2016
A live auction is the place where you can get great deals on many kinds of equipment, such as used bucket trucks, backhoes, skid steers, pickup trucks and more. In order to participate in a conventional, live auction, a bidder must be present at the exact place, date and time set forth by the auctioneer and bid live during the event. In our ever-demanding world, there are many circumstances when a buyer cannot attend a live, physical auction event. When...
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Benefits of Using Hybrid Bucket Trucks

May 15, 2016
In today's world, many types of vehicles and commercial equipment, like cars, trucks, SUVs and digger derricks and Bucket Trucks are being manufactured with hybrid vehicle technology, giving us hybrid bucket trucks! Massive engines are required to move the heavy chassis and are also used to drive a smaller hydraulic pump that powers on-board hydraulic equipment. Because of such a large power imbalance, manufacturers adopted hybrid technology for this equipment. New hybrid vehicles have a high initial cost for and...
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Buying a Used Bucket Truck at Public Auction

May 15, 2016
Buying from used bucket truck auctions may seem somewhat bewildering at times because bucket truck models have been designed for dozens of unique needs and there are a wide variety of makes and models. Manufacturers have designed many configurations, offering you many choices to pick from. Now all you need to do is decide which design and specifications are best for your needs. Things to Consider - Buying a Used Bucket Truck In an effort to narrow down options and make...
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Find Bucket Truck Parts At Auction

May 14, 2016
Regardless of how well bucket trucks are maintained, just like any other mechanical equipment they are subject to wear and tear simply from regular use. Knowing where to find used bucket truck parts is imperative. Many times, utility equipment auctions include parts, and may offer you a way to fill that need. Know Where to Go For Bucket Truck Parts With prolonged use, problems may begin to develop with some of the internal components of the engine: bearings may start...
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Find Deals on Used Hybrid Cars at Public Auction

May 14, 2016
Many government (and private) owners have been incorporating hybrid cars, hybrid SUVs, alternate fuel vehicles and latest technologies into their fleets for years. Some of these used hybrid cars are for sale now, entering the secondary markets. You can find lots of used hybrid cars being resold as surplus when they are replaced by private and government fleets with new models. Used Hybrid Cars - Overview Alternate fuel vehicles have a long history, dating back to the first vehicle to...
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Buy Used Construction Equipment at Auction

May 14, 2016
Construction equipment is the life blood of the construction industry. Because heavy equipment can be an expensive investment it is worth your time to consider purchase options.  One good option is a construction equipment auction. The unique thing about this selling method is that each unit is sold based on market demand and price. Auctions offer the possibility of purchasing heavy equipment at a cost that could be lower than going market value. Considerations Because the construction equipment sold in...
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