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Top Five Items in our November 14th, Concord, NC Auction

November 8, 2019
Join us on Thursday, November 14th at our live auction in Concord, NC. We have nearly 1,200 lots of construction equipment, vehicles, trucks, trailers and more. Take a moment to view our top picks from this auction! Look at this beauty! Don’t miss out on this sharp looking 2017 Jaguar F-Pace AWD 4-Door SUV. With only 46,212 miles, this vehicle is sure to be a hot item! This 2011 Komatsu WA480-6 articulating wheel loader is perfect for a variety of...
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What to Expect at a J.J. Kane Live Auction

November 1, 2019
Before the Auction Auction day is almost here! Are you ready to snag a great deal? Whether you’re an auction novice or a frequent buyer, one of the most important steps you can take before a J.J. Kane live auction is to plan out which items you want to bid on. The best way to do this is by visiting our online auction catalogs to review our inventory. By reviewing the items in advance, you’re already on your way to...
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Top Five Items in our November 2nd, Plymouth Meeting, PA Auction

October 30, 2019
Join us this Saturday, November 2nd at our live auction in Plymouth Meeting, PA. We have over 1,000 lots of construction equipment, vehicles, trucks, trailers and more. Take a moment to view our top picks from this auction! Take a look at this beautiful 2014 Nissan Rogue AWD SUV with only 50,800 miles! Make sure you come prepared to bid, as we expect this SUV to sell quickly! We’re excited to share this 2012 Case tractor loader backhoe. This impressive...
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Top Five Items in our October 26th Shrewsbury, MA Auction

October 21, 2019
Come and place your winning bid this Saturday, October 26th at our auction in Shrewsbury, MA. With nearly 550 items in our inventory, you’re sure to find the vehicle or piece of equipment you need. Review our top picks from this auction, and let the bidding begin! This 2005 International 7500 T/A dump truck is a great find. Whether you’re cleaning up a construction site or moving materials, this dump truck can do the job. With only 53,478 miles, we’re...
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Top 5 Items in our October 12th South Beloit, IL Auction

October 8, 2019
Join us on Saturday, October 12th at our auction in South Beloit, IL. With over 500 items in our inventory, there’s a wide variety of vehicles and equipment available to meet your needs. Take a look at our top picks that will be sold to the highest bidder on auction day! This 2016 Ford Transit 350 van is a rare find. With only 24,883 miles, this vehicle is sure to create some buzz. Check out this 2012 Vermeer D9X13 Series...
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Where Do Auction Vehicles and Equipment Come From?

October 2, 2019
Knowing where auction equipment and vehicles come from can be incredibly valuable to the buyer. Many fleet owners and sellers use auctions hosted by a reputable third party. These auction events appeal to buyers who are looking for well-maintained equipment and a chance to grab a deal. Auctions provide easy access to equipment and vehicles that buyers need for work or home. J.J. Kane Can Meet Your Needs At J.J. Kane, we have an abundance of used equipment and vehicles...
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Top 5 Items in our September 26th Verona, KY Auction

September 23, 2019
We are excited for our live auction this Thursday, September 26th in Verona, KY! With over 500 items selling, we are certain that you will find the vehicle or piece of equipment that you’ve been searching for. Check out our top five picks that will be sold to the highest bidder (regardless of price) in this public absolute auction! This 2017 Ford Escape 4X4 SUV has only 41,512 miles. It will make a great looking and spacious addition to any...
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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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