Thainstone Collective Sale of Plant, Machinery and Equipment


Saturday 13th April 2019 from 9:00 am

at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie. AB51 5XZ

Auction of Light and Heavy Commercial Vehicles, 4x4’s, Excavators, Tractors, Telescopic Handlers, Agricultural Machinery and Equipment, Builders Equipment and Supplies, Engineering and Horticultural, Plant, Equipment and Hand Tools.

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To REGISTER and BID at Thainstone Specialist Auctions Online Sales. PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Please Note: Online Bidding Avaialble Only For for Light and Heavy Commercial Vehicles, 4x4's, Excavators, Tractors, Telescopic Handlers, Small Plant and Groundcare Equipment.

View our current Buying/Selling fees

Current Lots Include

On Behalf of Local Authorities, Government Bodies, Finance Companies & Liquidators

2 No. 06/06 MAN TGA 6x4 RCV
08/08 MAN TGA 6x4 RCV
13/13 Fiat Doblo van
12/12 Transit 100 T350 Dropside
10/60 Transit 115 T350L rwd van
10/60 Transit 115 T350M fwd van
10/60 Transit 115 T350L D/C Tipper
09/09 Transit 115 T350L D/C Tipper
07/07 Ford Ranger 2.5TD Doublecab
06/06 Iveco Eurocargo 75E16 dropside
05/05 Transit 350 17st minibus
04/54 Optare Alero 2.8 D 14 Seat Minibus
Jensen Tracked Wood Chipper

Other Expected Entries

2017 Argo Avenger 750HDi only 205 hours
2017 Doosan DX140LC, 3740 hours
15/64 JCB 3CX Contractor
2014 Genie Z60 Cherrypicker
2014 Genie Z51 Cherrypicker
2014 Genie Z45 Cherrypicker
2013 Komatsu PC360LC-10, 5600 hours
2013 Claas 7040 Variopower, 4T lift, 7m reach
2012 Takeuchi TB250, excavator
11/61 Manitou MLT 634-120
2011 Niftylift 12m cherrypicker on rubber tracks
11/61 New Holland LB110 4wd
11/61 Schmidt Swingo 200+ Pedestrian Sweeper
11/61 John Deere 2320 HST c/w Snow Plough and Kuhn Salt Spreader
10/60 John Deere 2320 c/w Snow Plough and Kuhn Salt Spreader
10/60 JCB 3CX Contractor Plus 4wd c/w buckets
2010 Bomag 120 roller
09/59 Manitou MLT634T120 LSUPS, 3.4T capacity, 6m reach
09/09 Manitou MLT634T120 LSUPS, 3.4T capacity, 6m reach
09/58 New Holland T6070 Plus, Electro Command, Front Linkage, 50k, 6000 Hours
2008 Massey Ferguson 6480
2 No. 2007 Volvo EC28 mini excavator
2005 Hitachi ZX70 LGP
03/53 Barford SXR6000 6 tonne
03/53 Manitou MLT 634-120
03/03 New Holland TM175
02/52 Manitou MLT526
01/51 John Deere 3200
1999 Thwaites 6t Dumper
1999 Manitou MLT629T, 2.9t lift, 6m reach
1998 Manitou MLT628T, 2.8T lift, 6m reach
98/S John Deere 1130 2WD Tractor
1996 CAT TH62, 3T lift, 7m reach
96/P JCB Fastrac 1115 6500hrs.
1996 Toyota 5FDF30
1993 MF 3095 Tractor 4wd, Front Linkage, Datatronic
88/F Case International 956XL 4wd
1987 Manitou MT422FC, 2.2T lift, 5.8m reach
86/D MF 3080 2wd tractor
85/B MF 50D 4wd Digger
MF 1260 4wd compact tractor c/w lewis loader
Ford 5000 2wd tractor
Hanix H35 3.5 ton digger
Ransome mower Parkway 2250
Timberwolf 6inch Fast Tow Chipper
Barford SX6000 6ton swivel tip dumper
2 No. Atlas XAHS426, 900CFM/12BAR compressors
Bomford, hedge trimmer for compact tractor
Aercore 1500
John Deere R43RVE
John Deere PRO 47V mower
John Deere PRO 53M Mower
Set Hunt Cambridge Rollers
Set Vaderstad Cambridge Rollers
Standen Rotovator 100’’
Howard Rotovator 70’’
Howard Rotovator 60’’
Quickie Grab
Pair Pallet Forks (For Quickie Loader)
Berthoud 1500 Litre Mounted Sprayer 24m Boom
Knight 4000 Litre Trailed Sprayer 24m Boom

17/17 Ranger 2.2TDCi Limited D/C
17/17 VW Caddy 1.6TDi Starline
16/66 Nissan X Trail 1.6DCi tekna
16/65 Ford Ranger 2.2TDCi Limited D/C
15/65 Ranger 3.2TDCi Limited D/C
15/15 Corsa 1.3CDTi Sportive
15/15 Vaux Corsa Sportive 1.3 CDTi Van
14/14 Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi Van
13/13 Mitsubishi L200 2.5 DI-D Barbarian D/C Auto
12/12 VW Amarok 2.0TDi Trendline D/C
12/12 Mitsubishi L200 2.5 DI-D Warrior D/C
12/12 Toyota Hilux 2.5D Active D/C
12/12 Ford Transit 85 T280M fwd
11/61 Ford Transit 85 T280M fwd
11/61 Land Rover Defender 110 XS Station Wagon
11/11 Ford Ranger 2.5TD Thunder Supercab
11/11 FordTransit115 T350rwdDropside
09/09 Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi Trend Van
08/58 VW Crafter CR35 109 lwb
07/57 Mitsubishi L200 4 work D/C c/w Ifor Williams canopy
07/07 VW Caddy SDi
06/06 Ford Ranger Thunder D/C

14/14 DAF XF 105 460 Super Spacecab 6x2 midlift
13/63 Iveco Stralis AS440S46TXP 6x2 midlift unit
13/63 Iveco Eurocargo 75E16S flatbed, Company Direct
13/13 Iveco Stralis AS440S46TXP 6x2 midlift unit
12/61 Scania R620 V8 Topline, 6x2 Tag, 3 pedal opticruise, pto
12/61 Scania R560 V8 Topline, 6x2 Tag, Griffin Pack, opticruise, tipping gear ready
08/08 Mercedes Acros 2548LS 6x2 mid lift unit
06/06 Scania P310 6x2 plant lorry c/w Andover 31 feet low profile body
99/T Scania P94 chassis cab
01/Y Mercedes Atego 817 tilt & slide recovery
Hoyner 8 Car Transporter
Ifor Williams 10x6 plant trailer
Ifor Williams 16ft titltbed c/w winch
Ifor Williams 10x5 tipping trailer.
Ifor Williams flat bed trailers, 10, 12 & 14ft
Ifor Williams tipping trailers, 8 & 10ft
Ifor Williams plant trailer, 10’
Kane 15ton twin axle dump cart
Quantity of Lighting Towers
Quantity of ex oil Company tools & Equipment

All of the Above Entries Listed Subject to Arrival

View our current Buying/Selling fees


All Goods accepted during the week of sale Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. 8.00am till 8.00pm

NOTE: Only tractors, mobile plant, light & heavy commercial vehicles and 4x4 entries accepted on Friday 9am-5pm.
No other goods accepted on Friday.

Strictly no intake on Saturday. Sale will start at 9.00am



Electrical Safety Portable Appliance Test

All mains powered electrical items are subject to an Electrical Safety Portable Appliance Test (Charged at £1.00 + VAT per item)

Goods failing to pass the Electrical Safety Portable Appliance Test will not be entered into sale and must be removed.

Viewing Times for Exchange Hall

Friday 9am to 5pm and morning of sale from 8am

Note: Exchange Hall from 3.30pm or immediately after set-up until 8.00pm

Sale itinerary


  • Yard -  Small plant machinery and equipment, ground care equipment, followed by heavy plant equipment including tractors, vans and 4x4s. (Online bidding available)
  • Top Yard - Builders Equipment
  • Exchange Hall - Engineering, workshop and horticultural equipment
  • Ring 3 - Hand tools


  • Top Yard - Implements
  • Top Yard - Livestock handling equipment


  • Yard - Plant machinery and equipment, trailers, followed by caravans, livestock trailers and containers


  • Yard - HGVs and HGV trailers(Online bidding available)


Following the sale, collection can be made at the following times:

Monday to Wednesday 8.00am – 8.00pm
Thursday 8.00am – 5.00pm
Thereafter by arrangement only by phoning 01467 623710 or 623770.

Notice to all EU buyers

Please note that HMRC are enforcing standard VAT on all purchases made in the UK until adequate proof of goods being exported is provided. Please download our guide for further information.

All buyers welcome

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Key Contacts

Plant, Machinery, Tractors, 4x4’s, Light & Heavy Commercials

John Roy, Vehicle and Machinery Sales Manager
Name: John Roy
Title: Vehicle and Machinery Sales Manager
Tel: 01467 623863
Mobile: 07831 807841
Allan Finn, Vehicle and Machinery Auction Co-Ordinator
Name: Allan Finn
Title: Vehicle and Machinery Auction Co-ordinator
Tel: 01467 623864
Mobile: 07341 088058

Agricultural Implements & Machinery

Tim McDonald, Prime & Cull Cattle Manager
Name: Tim McDonald F.I.A. (Scot.)
Title: Prime & Cull Cattle Manager
Mobile: 07507 651069