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No Reserve Farm Retirement Auction

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 10:00 A.M. CST

Auction to be held at 2150 Eagle Road • Beattie, Kansas 66406

Directions: From the Jct. of Hwy. 36 and KS Hwy. 99, just south of Beattie, KS, go north on KS Hwy. 99 for 1 ½ miles to the north edge of Beattie, KS, at the stop sign go left or west on Elm St. for ½ mile to 21st Rd., then right or north on 21st Rd. for 4 ½ miles to Eagle Rd., then right or east on Eagle Rd. for ½ mile to the farm.

Beattie, KS is located approx. 15 miles east of Marysville, KS or 20 miles west of Seneca, KS.



  • ’10 JD 8345R MFWD tractor, ILS front suspension, IVT transmission, 5 hyd. outlets, 60 GPM hyd. pump, 1000 PTO, 480/80R50 rear tires and duals, 420/85R34 front tires and duals, front and rear weights, front fenders, HID lighting, deluxe cab, AutoTrac Ready, Pre-DEF, 2,023 hours, SN 1RW8345RCAD008367
  • ’78 JD 4440 2WD tractor, power shift transmission, 3 hyd. outlets, 540/1000 PTO, 20.8R38 rear tires and clamp duals, 11.00-16 front tires, 6,633 hours, SN 4440P040712R
  • JD 265 self-leveling loader, mounting frames for JD 4440 tractor, 7’ material bucket, pallet forks and bale spear, SN W00265X010596



  • ’12 Case-IH 7130 2wd combine, 520/85R42 drive tires and duals, 600/65R28 steer tires, lateral tilt, 2-spd. feederhouse, ACS, bin ext., HID lighting, Pro 700 monitor and Case-IH AFS receiver, new unloading auger, feeder house chain and numerous other updates in ’17, 1,526 eng./1,174 sep. hours, SN YCG0007595
  • ’12 Case-IH 3408 8 row 30” corn head, hyd. deck plates, knife rolls, Headsight header height, SN YGS022560
  • ’12 Case-IH 2162 35’ flex draper head, flip over reel, gauge wheels, SN YCZN17557
  • BBK 36-T 36’ head cart, front dolly wheels, tandem axle, brakes, lights, SN 01861
  • Golden Bell HTS-4 22’ head cart, front dolly wheel, single axle, lights, SN 880



  • ’13 JD GS3 2630 display, AutoTrac SF1, Section Control, SN PCGU2 UD430591
  • ’14 JD StarFire 3000 receiver, SF1, SN PCGT3TA676095



  • ‘14 JD 1770NT CCS 16 row 30” planter, vacuum, hyd. variable rate drive, RowCommand elec. clutches, screw adjust Yetter row cleaners, ActivePneumatic down pressure, seed firmers, drag chains, JD single disc fertilizer openers with 750 gal. poly tank and SureFire Tower 110 hyd. drive pump with 4 section shutoff, Totally Tubular in-furrow fertilizer with (2) 200 gal. poly tanks and SureFire D115 hyd. drive pump with 4 section shutoff, two-point hitch, no markers, SeedStar XP monitoring, 4,752 acres, SN 1A01770YHDM755731
  • ’13 Landoll 5531 30’ grain drill, 10” spacing, pneumatic down pressure, markers, in-furrow liquid with 300 gal. poly tank, ground driven pump, 3 section shutoff, Loup II monitor, Model 5531-30×10, SN 55H1300617
  • CrustBuster Speed King 240 BU seed tender, triple axle, bumper hitch, wireless remote, roll tarp, conveyor, Honda GX160 eng., SN 22762



  • ’11 Landoll 7431-29 29’ VT Plus vertical tillage tool, hyd. fore and aft, single point depth control, gauge wheels, rolling basket, HD transport tires, SN 74G1101835
  • Landoll 1550 6-shank 3-pt. in-line ripper, spring reset shanks, no-till coulters, gauge wheels, SN 15H0200726
  • JD 980 30’ field cultivator, single point depth control, 3-bar coil tine harrow, SN N00980X017497
  • LandPride RCM3615 Plainsman 15’ batwing, (6) airplane tires, front and rear chains, 1000 PTO, SN 677566
  • Bush Hog 7’ 3-pt rotary cutter, 540 PTO, SN 07048
  • Shop Built 500 gal. fuel transport trailer, tandem axle, bumper hitch, Fill-Rite 20 GPM elec. pump with auto shutoff nozzle
  • Shop Built 300 gal. fuel transport trailer, single axle, bumper hitch, GPI elec. pump
  • Shop Built 1,050 gal. liquid transfer trailer, tandem axle, gooseneck hitch, (2) 525 gal. poly tanks, 5 hp. B&S eng.
  • Earth Brute 10’ 3-pt, blade, hyd. angle and tilt, SN GI-1293
  • MM 5-bottom plow
  • Big Bin 14’x7’ barge wagon with hoist
  • 14’x7’ barge wagon



  • A&L F700 grain cart, roll tarp, 30.5L-32 tires, 1000 PTO, (2) camera system, SN A91070
  • M&W 275 bu. gravity wagon, 10.00-20 truck tires, 10-ton running gear, 8” hyd. drive auger, tarp
  • Westfield MK130-71 Plus swing away auger, power hopper swing, 540 PTO, SN 210084
  • Peck 10-31 truck auger, top drive, 540 PTO, SN 51719813
  • Hutchinson 6”x47’ auger, 540 PTO



  • ’02 Freightliner Century Class S/T day cab semi, Cat C-12 eng., 10-spd. trans., air ride, 22.5” aluminum wheels, 180” wheelbase, fenders, 885,760 miles, VIN 1FUJA9AS92LK95261
  • ’77 Mack grain truck, Mack ENDTB676 eng., Mack twin stick trans., twin screw, spring ride, 22.5” wheels, 24’ grain bed, cargo doors, roll tarp, rear hitch, 360,093 miles, VIN R686ST9052
  • ’83 International S1754 liquid tender truck, 466 eng., 4-spd. trans., single axle, sells complete with 1,600 gal. S.S. tank, 2” plumbing, B&S eng., meter, 126,700 miles, VIN 1HTSS17E1DHB13025



  • New Holland Lx865 Turbo skid steer, Super Boom, hand and foot controls, 12-16.5 tires, auxiliary hyd., 78” material bucket, 1,012 hours, SN 100305



  • Cub Cadet 149 Hydrostatic lawn mower, 48” deck, rear tine tiller
  • Arctic Cat 700 XT 4×4 ATV, auto, aluminum wheels, winch, 2,800 miles
  • JD 300 gal. poly tank and mounting brackets off planter, never used
  • Danuser F-8 3-pt. post hole digger, 9”&12” bits
  • Briggs & Stratton EYL8000 generator
  • JD Cat III quick hitch
  • (8) Shoup stalk stompers
  • Ritchie water drink
  • Assorted fuel barrels
  • 3-pt. bale tote
  • 1,000 gal. fuel tank with pump
  • Gustafson Seed treater TST Date code 08-04, stainless steel tank with 115 volt motor & pump
  • Hot water pressure washer
  • 5 hp. single phase motor
  • Assorted implement tires and wheels
  • Several chemical shuttles
  • JD R624E garden tiller
  • Yard Machines 31cc tiller
  • Platform scales
  • (3) Tokheim 1 1/2” fluid meters w/ registers & state approved
  • Long handled tools
  • Shop lights
  • Hose reels
  • Log chains and binders
  • Bolt bins
  • Anvil
  • Work bench with vise
  • Aluminum ATV ramps
  • 24.5” tire chains
  • air tools
  • air grease gun
  • new bolts & tools
  • Farm primitives to include: milk cans, steel wheels, horse tack, toys, etc.


Auctioneers Note:  After 51 successful years of farming side by side, Jim and Karen Taphorn have decided to retire and spend more time with their 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Jim and Karen were recognized in 2017 as the Marshall County and fifth district Farm Bureau Farm Family of the year. This award goes hand-in-hand with the pride that Jim and Karen took in their operation and equipment that will show on sale day. Internet bidding will be offered prior to and live during the auction. No onsite buyer’s premium. Lunch available on the grounds. Not responsible for accidents, errors or omissions. Announcements sale day take precedence.



Jim & Karen Taphorn




Auction Managers:

Matt Sullivan (309) 221-7001

Cody Holst (217) 242-8747

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February 27, 2019
10:00 am - 11:55 pm
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2150 Eagle Road, Beattie, KS, 66406, United States.