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shipping from Meridale, New York Lenoir, North Carolina for $1,200.00

5/20/2008
$1,200.00
Meridale, New York
Lenoir, North Carolina
702 mi.

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My grandfather passed away a few years ago and my grandmother is finally ready to sell the farm. My uncle took most of the heavy equipment from the farm for his own uses, but left the Oliver tractor. It was my grandfather's favorite toy even into his retirement. I can't tell you how many times he used this tractor to drive us up the big hill on the farm so that we could sled back down it, or how many times he let me drive it (as a youngster) over the years. It's the first vehicle with a clutch that I ever got to drive. As an avid gearhead, that's a big deal. | When I was offered the chance to have the tractor, I was excited and saddened at the same time. Excited because I had the opportunity to own my grandfather's favorite thing, and saddened by the fact that I didn't have the means to move it across the country. | Enter uShip. I initially put an ad up and was surprised to see that shippers were dropping bids and looking to move my tractor for very reasonable prices.. and RIGHT NOW! Well, I certainly wasn't ready.. this was something I wasn't even sure I'd be able to accomplish at all, much less the next day. I cancelled that bid and let my family know that shipping the tractor was within the realm of possibilities. The next thing I know there are additional attachments (a bucket, blade and assorted lifting arms) that go with the tractor that I've never seen. Oh, and the tractor isn't the model I initially thought it was... it's bigger and heavier. When I finally relisted, I knew that the extra weight and size meant that things would be pricer and several independent shippers wouldn't be able to bid. | Well, Watson Transport met my listing with a good bid and we went to work. Minutes after I accepted his offer he called me to thank me for the business and let me know how his schedule would work out. We got things hashed out with a minimum of fuss. Well, I just spent half an hour doing the unlikely,... driving my grandfather's tractor around my yard. :)

- Adam J.