Thainstone Collective Sale of Plant, Machinery and Equipment


Saturday 18th January 2020 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.

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

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

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Current Lots Include

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

14/14 Ford Transit 100 T350L 100 D/C Tipper
14/14 Ford Transit 100 T280 fwd
13/62 Ford Transit 155 T350 RWD Tipper
13/62 Ford Transit 125 T350 RWD Tipper
12/62 Ford Transit 100 T280M FWD
12/62 Ford Transit 135 T430 17 seat minibus
12/12 Mercedes Sprinter Mellorcraft 15 seat bus
12/12 Ford Transit 100 T350M 115 Dropside
12/12 Ford Ranger 2.2TDCi XL 4x4 pickup
2 No. 12/61 Ford Transit 100 T350L 100 D/C Tipper
2 No. 11/11 Ford Transit 115 T350L FWD H/R
11/11 Ford Transit 85 T280M FWD
10/60 Ford Transit 100 T350L 100 D/C Tipper
10/10 Ford Transit 115 T430 17 seat minibus
10/10 Ford Ranger 2.5TD 4x4 Pickup
10/59 Ford Transit Connect T200 1.8TDCi
08/58 Ford Transit 115 T350L FWD H/R c/w Taillift
08/08 Ford Transit Connect T200 1.8TDCi
07/07 Ford Ranger 2.5TDi 4x4 Double Cab

09/58 DAF LF55 220 Road Sweeper
03/03 Iveco Euro Cargo 100E 18/P Display bus

2011 BMI Ejector trailer
2 No. 2009 BMI Ejector trailer

2012 JCB 8010 CTS Gravemaster Mini Digger
2011 JCB 8010 CTS Gravemaster Mini Digger
2009 JCB 409B Loading Shovel
Iseki 4330 mini tractor

2005 Beast Bandit 2680 Shredder, CAT Engine

Contents of Workshop Equipment and Tools to Be Sold on Behalf of Guthrie Bros (Craigo) Ltd, Montrose Following Their Retirement Comprising:

Reznor Gas Fired Workshop Heater c/w Benson Fan Unit & Pipework; Rupees Auto Dust Extraction System c/w Drop Down Units For Air, Electric And Dust; Omer IPPO36 Recessed Scissor Lift 3600kg; Reznor Gas Fired Workshop Heater; Exhaust Gas Extraction Unit & Pipework – 4 Hose; Exhaust Gas Extraction Unit & Pipework – 2 Hose; Exhaust Gas Extraction Unit And Pipework – 1 Hose; Crypton Beam Setter; Mg Rover T4 Diagnostic Computer; Platform Barrow; 3 No. Packs Interior Ceiling Tiles; Sealey 15m Extension Cable; Battum Battery Charger; Oil Drip Tray; 4 No. Adapter For 303-1554; Engine Support Bar; Adapter For 303-1554 Engine Bridge & Support Bar; Macpherson Spring Compressor Set; Rotring Ford Vmm Vehicle Measurement Module; Coolant Vacuum Fill Kit; Case c/w Wiring Harness Connections; Sykes Pickavant Oil Pressure Tester; Stilsons; Myers Key Cabinet, Rotsure 500 Measuring Wheel; Sykes Pickavant Diesel Engine Compression Tester; Philips Exterior Floodlight; Standox Genie Paint Matching Unit; Vortex Multi Purpose Cleaning Gun; Wurth Waterproof Multiplug Housing Kit; Lowner Ford 3 Digit Start Tester; Brake Hub Cleaning Kit & Poly Disk Replenishing Kit; Sealey Air Knife; Trailer Socket Tester; Dynomec Locking Wheel Nut Removal Kit; Injector Removal Kit; Sealey Diesel Injector Seat Cleaner Set; Steelman Chassis Ear Listening Kit; Alba Ultrasonic Probe; Stant Cooling System Pressure Kit; Wiring Harness Connector Kit; Coolant Pressure Test Kit; Sealey Brake Disc Run Out Kit; 2 No. Diesel Timing Set; Fluke Pipe Clamp Temperature Probe & Warning Triangle; Electron M1-100 Multispot Control Welder; Electron 300 Multi Mig Spot Welder & Mask; Sealey Fume Extraction Unit; Blue Point Easy Access Kit; Ferodo Floor Mounted Brake Testing Kit; Austin Rover Diesel Tune Glow Plug Tester; Transit Fuel Filter Spanner; Castrol Brake Fluid Condition Tester; Grease Nipple Assortment Box & Panel Clip Box; Air Line Connection – 2 Way Split & Test Wires; Traction BSU1 Communication  Charger; 2 No. Boxes Assorted Bulbs And Tubes; Quantity Various Tarpaulins; 2 No. Armstrong Eurometric Tyres 185/70 R14 88T; 2 No. Goodyear Eagle NCTS Tyres 205/55 R15 82V; Grenlander Colo HDi Tyre 195/50 R15 82V; 2 No. Avon 225 Tyres 225/40 R18 92YXL; 2 No. Hankook Kinergy  Tyres 195/55 R16 87H; 2 No. Continental Premium Contact Tyres 205/55 R15 88V; 2 No. Lanosall L5388 Tyres 195/55 ZR16 91WXL; Goldway G2000 Tyre 215/55 ZR16 97WXL & Gremax Capturar Cfi Tyre 215/55 R16 97W; Uniroyal Rainsport 3 Tyre 195/50 R15 82V; 2 No. Goodride Winter Tyres 195/55 R16 87H; Hifly Winter Tyre 195/50 R15 86H; 2 No. Pirelli P6000 Tyres 205/60 R15 91h; 4 No. Pirrelli P6000 Tyres 195/65 R14 89H; 2 No. Pirelli Tyres 195/65 R14 89H; 2 No. Co2 Fire Extinguishers; 2 No. 6 Litre Foam Fire Extinguisher; 2 No. 6kg Powder Fire Extinguisher; 2 No. Pop Up Banner Frames; 10 No. Packs Wood Floor Laminate – Beech; 6’ Interior Light Kit; Sony 32” LCD TV c/w Wall Bracket; 4 No. Ilyama Flatscreen Monitor & Keyboard; 2 No. Various HP Printers; Ricoh Aficio Mfc 305spf Copier/Scanner/Printer; 2 No. Various HP And Samsung Printers; Pack Roof Bird Preventer; CCTV Camera Case; Quantity Waterlesk  Diverters; Desk Top Fan & Rexel  Paper Shredder; Torque Multiplier; Multimedia Interface Tester; Remover Transmission Rear Housing; Spindel For Hydraulic Cylinder; Alignment Tool; 3 No. Boxes C/W Quantity Ford Tools - Various

Direct From Limehillock Quarries Limited Due To Ongoing Fleet Replacement:

High Quality Well Maintained Machines In Good Working Order.

2014 Terex Finlay J1170 Jaw Crusher, 5500 hours
2012 Terex Finlay C1550 Cone Crusher with pre-screen, 6200 hours

2017 JCB JS220 Excavator,  4086 hours
2014 CAT 730C Series 2 6x6 Dump truck, 8623 hours
2009 JCB 531-70 telehandler, 6740 hours

Other Expected Entries:

2015 Keestrack Giove Jaw Crusher, c/w Electric refuelling pump, belt weigher, standard remote control, 50mm Hexagonal punch plate, magnet belt, central greasing system. Serial No – 731500200, 1872 Hours.
2007 OM Marte Impact Crusher, Serial Number 99H06600T, 5670 hours
2002 Extec Screen 3-way split, Serial No 7444, 1471 hours

2008 John Deere 1510E Timber Forwarder

2015 Takeuchi TB216
2014 Manitou MLA630-125PS, Pivot Steer, 2314 hours, 3Tonne Capacity, Cone & Pin Headstock c/w pallet forks
2013 Manitou MLT634T 120LSUPS, 5391 hours, 3.4 Tonne Capacity, 6m reach
2012 JCB 526-56, 7672 hours, 2.6 Tonne Capacity, 5.6m lift height, c/w muck fork
2012 Manitou MLT634T 120LSUPS, 4841 hours, 3.4 Tonne Capacity, 6m reach
2011 JCB JS130LC, c/w air con & quick hitch, 6000 hours
2011 Merlo 34.7P Telehandler, c/w boom suspension, Air Con & Air Seat
2011 Samuk HP20NT, 3 Tonne Power Pallet truck
2009 Manitou MLT 634-120 5000 hours
2009 Manitou MLT 634T 6400 hours
2008 Manitou MLT627T MU24, 2.7 Tonne Capacity, 5.5m lift height
2008 Volvo EC160, c/w ditching bucket, 10000 hours
2006 Volvo EC160BLC, 14637 hours, c/w prolec height limiter
2006 Claas Scorpion 6030, c/w pallet forks, bag lifter, muck fork & top grab
2003 Manitou MLT 629T 4700 hours
2000 Toyota 2.5 Tonne Diesel Masted Fork Lift
1999 Manitou MLT730T -120LS, 3 tonne Capacity, 6.9m reach
1998 JLG E45 16 metre access platform 5500 hours
2004 Berthoud 3200 Racer Trailed Sprayer, 24m boom, 330l Clean Water Tank, Induction Hopper
New Holland TC210 c/w Lewis 250H loader & Bucket
John Deere LTR180 Lawn tractor
Honda Fourman TRX500
Major Fuel Bowser 220
Kuhn BPR280 Flail Topper, c/w front & rear attachment & hydraulic side shift

17/67 Peugeot Partner 1.6HDi SE L1
17/67 Ford Transit Connect 200 1.5TDCi
16/66 Fiat Doblo 1.3TD 16v Multijet
15/15 Fiat Doblo 1.6TD 16v Multijet
14/64 Ford Transit Custom 2.2 TDCi Limited E-Tech
14/14 Toyota Hilux 3.0D-4D Invincible Auto
13/13 Vauxhall Corsavan 1.3CDTi
13/13 Nissan NV200 1.5DCi SE
12/62 Nissan NV200 1.5DCi SE
12/12 Ford Transit 100 T280 fwd
12/61 Renault Master SL28 DCi 100
11/61 Vauxhall Vivaro 2.0 CDTi 2900 SWB
11/61 Peugeot Boxer 3.0HDi 440 L4H3
10/10 Volvo XC-90 2.4 D5 Active AWD
2010 Mitsubishi L200 King Cab Pickup
09/09 Land Rover Freelander 2.2TD4 S
08/58 Mercedes Sprinter 209CDi swb
08/58 VW Crafter 2.5 TDi CR35 109 MWB
07/57 Subaru Forester 2.0 Xen
07/07 Mercedes Sprinter 2.2 CDi 311 MWB
07/07 Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2Di-D 4 Work
07/56 Vauxhall Combo 1.7 CDTi 1700
04/04 VW LT35 2.8 TDi 158 LWB
03/53 Mitsubishi L200 4 Life
95/M Range Rover 4.0 SE Auto

13/13 DAF CF65 220, 8.9m flatbed
13/62 Scania R560 Topline, auto, tag axle
06/06 Volvo FM12 Globetrotter 6x2 Flatbed
06/06 DAF CF85 340 8x4 tipper
02/52 MAN 7.153 Curtainsider

2 No. 2005 SDC 45ft flat trailer
2002 Dennison 45ft Flat, May 2020 Test
Gray & Adams Fridge trailer

Ifor Williams 16’ x7’6’’ Flat Bed Trailer c/w Tool Boxes
Ifor Williams GX85 Tipper

75ft x 50ft Steel Portal Frame c/w 5t overhead crane 

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

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