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Combine Tips From Machinery Scope Inspector Scott Hasty, Plus Quotes 

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IS IT TIME TO SPLIT UP THE FARM?

IS IT TIME TO SPLIT UP THE FARM?

CAN THEIR PROBLEM BE SOLVED? By Myron Friesen Successful Farming Staff http://www.agriculture.com/content/is-it-time-to-split-up-the-farm HOW DO BROTHERS WHO HAVE ACCUMULATED A SIZABLE OPERATION PASS ON THE FARM WHEN THEY ARE NO LONGER TALKING AND THEIR CHILDREN HAVE DIFFERENT FARMING INTERESTS? THE PROBLEM: Submitted by R.R. in Illinois My brother and […]

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The Value of an Independent Third Party Appraisal

(From a Local Dealers Perspective) By Patrick Wolf Transitioning the farm to an LLC? Estate planning? Trying to qualify for a loan? For these situations and many others, your attorney or lender may request that a professional equipment appraisal be completed as part of the process.   […]

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MS Inspection Report = Positive Purchasing Experience!

Advertising your equipment on an online website, like Tractor House, or Fastline, is a great way to expand your potential customer base. At the same time listing equipment online has created a market flooded with equipment of similar quality and similar features, making it difficult for your unit […]

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Tis The Season For Appraisals

When is the time for an appraisal? Now is the time. As the end of the year approaches, many farmers, farm managers, financial planners, CPAs, tax planners, lenders are wrapping up this last year and preparing to make decisions for the next year. There are many reasons […]

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A Unique Way to Buy and Sell Used Equipment!

Machinery Scope has partnered with Equipment Live to promote transparency and integrity to their auction. Auction will take place December 12th from 10am – Noon (central time) with internet bidding and live TV broadcast with phone bidding on RFD TV. Many pieces of equipment have an inspection […]

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The Background to the Machinery Scope Service Solution

Today’s ag economy has its challenges, but there is some good that can come of it too. Challenges force dealers and industry professional to reevaluate the services they provide to maximize value delivered to the customer. The right preventative maintenance program gives dealers an opportunity to deliver […]

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Increased Transparency, Reduced Frustrations

Two years ago Machinery Scope set out to change the way that equipment transactions take place. Through many successes and challenges we have learned where we fit in to the Ag machinery marketplace. Our purpose is exemplified in an upcoming auction where we have partnered with equipmentlive.net, […]

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What is my equipment worth?

We often get asked this simple question yet the answer is usually complex, and leads to more questions from us. The reasons for performing an appraisal of ag equipment can vary tremendously. Each situation is unique therefor it becomes vary important to treat every situation uniquely.  We […]

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Targeting Customers for Long-Term Dealership Success, Part 2

  When a Machinery Scope Extended Warranty and/or a Machinery Scope Unbiased Inspection Report is added to an equipment listing title, it can make your listing jump off the screen. A listing with one or both of these services in the title will stand out because it […]

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