Orlando Day Three: cranes and yellow iron take the spotlight

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Orlando Day Three: yellow iron takes the spotlight

The big Orlando Ritchie Bros. auction reaches midweek

Day Three in Orlando will reach for the sky when it comes to unreserved equipment auctions. Cranes will be the marquee attraction on Wednesday, while crawler tractors will occupy significant time on the ramp with 180+ up for sale.

And never forget: it's not too late to get in on the auction action. Even if you don't live in Orlando you can bid online either through our website or our convenient app. Know about our app yet? Here's a quick video we did on Tuesday explaining its features.

Experience what it's really like at Orlando

We can talk a lot about the excitement and experience of being on site at our Orlando February auction, but it's better to show than to tell. So strap in and enjoy the ride with this video we filmed on Day Two.

What's coming on Day Three

More than 1,100 items will sell on Day Three of the Orlando auction (Wednesday, February 22), including crawler tractors (180+), cranes (110+), asphalt pavers, boom trucks (256+), compaction equipment, flatbed trucks (80+), van and reefer trucks (145+), and more. Here's a sneak peek at some big ticket sellers available to buyers today:

Visit rbauction.com/Orlando for a complete list of equipment.

Highlights from Day Two - the Golden Hauler

wheel loaders coming across the ramp in Orlando Ritchie Bros. auction

Yellow iron took the stage in a big way on Tuesday, with wheel loaders, rock trucks, articulated dump trucks, and the mighty Golden Hauler, which was created for Volvo's 50th anniversary of its invention of the articulated hauler. On the Tuesday the golden-painted A40G was sold for a jaw-dropping $550,000!

Volvo's golden hauler sell at Ritchie Bros. Orlando auction

The proceeds from the Golden Hauler sale will benefit SkillsUSA and Skills Canada, providing students with much-needed training hours and resources.

Curious what else sold on Day One and Two? You can get prices for all the equipment sold in Orlando and other auction with the last two years on our website by signing up for a free account.

Buying equipment for use outside the USA?

crawler tractors available at the Tampa foreign trade zone

Like we said, there's a major inventory of crawler tractors this year at Orlando. But not all of the assets are in the auction yard. These items – noted in the listing catalog with a T at the end of the lot number - will be available at the Port of Tampa foreign trade zone. If you're interested, call the Orlando site at 863-420-9919  for more information or to schedule an inspection.

See us live on Facebook every day

See us live on Facebook every day

Not only are we posting daily blogs during Orlando, we are blasting out photos and videos on all our social channels (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.). We plan to be live-streaming on Facebook every day at 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Visit us on Facebook to learn more.

Haven't registered for the auction yet? No worries, there's still time. Equipment will be selling all week long and there's still time to get the equipment and trucks you need. If you're planning on bidding in person you will need to register on site in Orlando, or if you plan to bid online, you can register right now – click here to learn how.

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