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Old 04-30-2011, 06:22 PM
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CAT skid 236 value

My friend is trying to figure out how much his 1998 CAT 236 with 2800 hrs, new tires, and no known mechanical problems is worth. I haven't seen it in a few years but he says it's in good condition and just used on their ranch.

He's just looking for some value to start at. I was going to check Iron Planet but wasn't sure if those prices would be a little low because it's auction.. ?

Thanks in advance. Yellow Dog

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Old 04-30-2011, 06:50 PM
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IP's prices are pretty accurate, maybe 5% +/-.
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Old 05-01-2011, 07:40 PM
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IP's prices are close to private party prices on skid steers. Sometimes more.

I found a 10 yr. old Cat 246 with 50 original hours on it for a friend of mine. He scooped it up. Sold the bradco hoe that came with price was $16,600.

Those older CAT machines are pretty much bullet-proof.
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Old 05-15-2011, 11:26 PM
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i have one with 1500 hours on it and want around 14 for it. but no takers just yet
236 cat slip and slid
245 massy tractor
99 250 power strock ford
agri metal strawblower
more power and hand tools than i haul
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Old 05-16-2011, 07:23 AM
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I bought mine from my cat dealer for 16k. Open rops, 500 hours 2004 model 236b. Hope this helps.
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