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budget 4 row planter

anyone have suggestions where I can get my hands on a usable 4 row planter on a tight budget never done row crops but life has changed so I must change as well if anyone knows or has one please let me know and thanks in advance

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

The IH400 4r38 is not recommended for No-till or hillsides. If you intend to work the dirt and minimize row unit bounce, you'll get along fi...

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Verified FBN Member (TN)

******* any idea what you want for your white

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

Here’s a few pictures of it

Verified FBN Member (IL)

I’d like $2500.


Verified FBN Member (IL)

Not sure if you have found a planter yet. But I’ve got a White 5100 4-30 for sale. Rebuilt with around 200 acres on it. No-tills, trash whip...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

My two cent on 30 acres of sweet corn. Find a cyclo, the cost of sweet corn seed to keep 4 boxes planting till the end with a jd 7000 or sim...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

Very true.


Verified FBN Member (NE)

You could also check Auction Time dot com as they have lots of equipment on auction.


Verified FBN Member (IA)

I can take hitch off for transport if needed.


Verified FBN Member (TN)

thanks to everyone I am new to any kind of row crop have always been beef but times have changed any advice is greatly appreciated


Verified FBN Member (IL)

*****’s planter would be a good one. We use to use same model 30 years ago


Verified FBN Member (IA)

Yes as mentioned we also planted sweet corn with ours. I would really stick to at least a 800-900 cycle model


Verified FBN Member (OH)

Look for a John Deere 494a. It’s what I use, should be able to find one from $200-$500. Great little planters, just need a little work norma...

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Verified FBN Member (TN)

sweet corn is what I'm going to plant largest field is only 30 acres only 1 on Craigslist in my area and to high wants $4200 for a 4 row


Verified FBN Member (ND)

The IH Cyclo 500 would be a good planter as we use that for planting sweet corn.


Verified FBN Member (IL)

As you can see, lots of smaller planters out there for good price. If you are set on 4 row you can always take rows off of a 6 row and adjus...

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Verified FBN Member (KS)

www.plotplanters.com

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Verified FBN Member (TN)

yes 30" rows


Verified FBN Member (WI)

I would look for a John Deere 7000. Finger meters and simple to use and upgrade. The biggest thing is what row spacing are you looking for? ...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

Here is a IH400 4r38 with monitor shedded most of the its life. ******** $1600.


Verified FBN Member (IA)

515-571-6694


Verified FBN Member (IA)

Ok i have a monitor that goes with it also Injust haven't used it


Verified FBN Member (TN)

925 miles to Ft Dodge I will estimate shipping and get back with you


Verified FBN Member (IA)

Northwest central Iowa Fort dodge, IA

We use it for replants ans plots. But switched to 15" rows


Verified FBN Member (TN)

assuming by pic it is field ready what part of IA are you in I'm in east TN trying to calculate shipping


Verified FBN Member (IA)

Cyclo 900


Verified FBN Member (IA)

2500


Verified FBN Member (TN)

any idea what you want for it


Verified FBN Member (IA)

I have a very nice 6 row 30"

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