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Bulletin Board

This page advertises limited-time specials from Earth Tools, as well as serving as a listing of used equipment our customers and ourselves have available. This bulletin board gets updated roughly once a week, so check in occasionally to find a deal. Thank you for visiting and keep checking back!

Time to clean out the warehouse! We accumulate an assortment of used and “demo” equipment over time, and they need to find new homes. A 90 day parts and labor warranty is included unless otherwise stated. Here’s what we’ve got:


2004 BCS 948 with NEW manual start Honda gas engine and 33” Super-Duty Tiller - $4200

The 948 is the predecessor to the current model 750, and it has the heavier-duty 3-stud PTO mount to handle very heavy soilworking implements like the 33” super-duty tiller and the reciprocating spader. We have installed a brand-new Honda GX390 engine on this tractor, and also updated the steering-brake controls to the “hand-grip” type. The 33” Super-Duty tiller has new oil seals installed, and brand-new tines.

Available for local pickup at Earth Tools in Owenton, KY, or will ship via Motor Freight (buyer pays shipping charges).

Contact: Earth Tools: 502-484-3988 or [email protected] or [email protected]


30” Sickle bar mower to fit BCS 200 series tractors – $300

This ONLY fits the BCS models 203, 204 and 205…there is NO adapter to mount it to any other BCS model. Available for local pickup at Earth Tools in Owenton, KY, or will ship disassembled via parcel carrier (buyer pays shipping charges).

Contact: Earth Tools: 502-484-3988 or [email protected]


22” Lawn mower to fit BCS 200 series tractors – $150

This was originally sold with a removable 1-bushel bagger, but the bagger is missing from this one (and a new bagger is over $300!!)…so we are just selling it as a side-discharge mower. This ONLY fits the BCS models 203, 204 and 205…there is NO adapter to mount it to any other BCS model. Available for local pickup at Earth Tools in Owenton, KY, or will ship disassembled via parcel carrier (buyer pays shipping charges).

Contact: Earth Tools: 502-484-3988 or [email protected]


We are advertising the following items that are being sold by the owners. Please note that we (Earth Tools) do not offer any warranty on “for sale by owner” equipment. (SCROLL DOWN TO SEE ALL LISTINGS!!)


Little-used Grillo G110 with 27” tiller – $3700

This was purchased brand new from Earth Tools in 2015, and has about 60 hours of run time on it. The owner is moving to a much smaller property, so he needs to sell it. Has the Electric-start Honda 13hp Gas engine and 5x12x22” wheels; also equipped with quick-coupling system and a grass/debris screen for mowing applications. Price on the same equipment NEW at Earth Tools: $4994 This is a great deal!!

Available for local pickup at Shoemakersville PA, or will ship via Motor Freight (buyer pays shipping charges).

Contact: Mark Foehl at 484-294-5145 or [email protected]


Like-new BCS 853 with BCS 30” Power Harrow & Single Rotary plow – $7000

This was purchased brand new this year, and only used once for a few hours. The owner’s farming plans have changed, so he needs to sell it. Has the manual-start Honda 13hp Gas engine and 5x12x22” wheels; equipped with quick-coupling system.

Available for local pickup at Sikestown, MO, or will ship via Motor Freight (buyer pays shipping charges).

Contact: Janeil Hatchett at 417-496-2520 or [email protected]


BCS 204 with 30” sickle bar mower FOR PARTS - $400 (NY)

This machine has the older BCS-brand 5hp engine, which needs work on the ignition system, and the parts are so expensive that the current owner does not want to mess with it. However, the 30” sickle bar implement will fit the BCS 203 and 205 models, and many of the engine and transmission parts will fit the earlier model 205 machines. SO – if you have an older 204 or 205 with the BCS 5hp engine, this would be a GREAT “parts” machine.

Local pick up in Lansing NY, OR ships via motor freight (buyer pays shipping charges)

Contact: Jeff Bartlett at (607)319-6275 or [email protected]


We are advertising the following items that are being sold by the owners. Please note that we (Earth Tools) do not offer any warranty on “for sale by owner” equipment. (SCROLL DOWN TO SEE ALL LISTINGS!!)


Sickle Bar and Brush Mower to fit BCS for sale - (ME)

We have here a 45” BCS single-action cutter bar with “dry” (Greaseable) type gearbox to fit BCS machines 8hp or larger. In good working order. Price: $500

Also for sale is a Del Morino (BCS) 32” Brush Mower, also in working condition. Price: $800

Local pick up in Minot, ME, or can ship at buyers expense. The cutter bar can ship disassembled via UPS; the brush mower would need to ship by Motor Freight.

Contact: Attolah Letafati at [email protected] or 207-229-5036


BRAND NEW BCS 26” tiller (still in box!) $850 OBO (OR)

This fella in Oregon purchased a brand-new 26” BCS tiller implement from us a couple months ago, and was going to install it on a tractor he was reselling that did not have a tiller. Then the tractor ended up selling with a different implement, so he does not need the tiller! Shipping cost has been paid to get it from KY to OR, so naturally the asking price is higher…but the seller will deliver it for free within 150 miles of Salem, OR

Local pick up in Salem, OR, or can ship VIA UPS …Buyer pays shipping cost. FREE DELIVERY withing 150 miles of Salem, OR.

Contact: Larry Hildebrant at [email protected] or 503-910-4102


Caravaggi BIO-100 Chipper/Shredder and 36” Dozer / Scraper Blade (AZ)

2009 model BIO-100 Chipper/Shredder to fit Grillo walking tractors 9hp or greater (will NOT fit BCS walking tractors!!!). Equipped with male quick-coupling to fit G85 - G107 series Grillo tractors; this can be changed to a male quick-coupling to fit a Grillo G110 if desired (Call Earth Tools to order). Asking $1000.

Also for sale is a 36” Reversible Dozer-Scraper blade, which will fit Grillo OR BCS walking tractors. Currently equipped with a male quick-coupling to fit G85 - G107 series Grillo tractors, but this can be changed to a different type if needed (Call Earth Tools to order). Asking $400

Both in excellent condition.

Local pick up in Tempe, AZ OR will ship (blade ships UPS in 2 boxes, Chipper must ship motor freight)…Buyer pays shipping cost.

Contact: Mike McPheeters at [email protected] or 602-478-1969


BCS / Caravaggi BIO-100 Chipper/Shredder - $800 (NC)

1989 model BIO-100 Chipper/Shredder with older-style “Splined” PTO shaft. Fits directly to older spline-drive BCS walking tractors, or a PTO adapter ($85) can be used to adapt it to newer 3-jaw type BCS machines. Requires 8hp minimum (although more HP is better!) In good working condition.

Local pick up ONLY in Asheville NC.

Contact: Chris Link at [email protected] or 828-490-2565


Bellon 28” Brush Mower to fit Grillo G110 - $750 -REDUCED- (NY)

2014 model, but only used about 5 hours…excellent condition and kept indoors. Fits to Grillo G110 walk-behind tractor; had built-in male quick-coupling (CANNOT be adapted to other brand or models of walk-behind tractor!!).

Local pick up in Melville, NY OR can ship via motor freight (buyer pays shipping charges).

Contact: Charlie Bruzzi at Tru Dimension Machining 631-218-1855 (work phone)


Caravaggi TRX-50 High-Speed Chipper to fit BCS - $1000 OBO (NC)

Used for two years for small scale grass (haylage) and silage production. Has less than 25 hours of use. The reason I am selling is that it is too small for producing haylage/silage for 4 dairy cows in a reasonable amount of time (great for 1 or 2 cows!). Works great for silage if your moisture content is right. In excellent condition, always washed out after use. Used one time to chip brush. Fits BCS walking tractors 8 to 10hp with current Taper-3-Jaw PTO coupling (an adapter can be used to fit to older BCS “Spline-PTO” machines). NOTE: Tractor in picture NOT included!!

Local pick up in Black Mountain, NC OR willing to deliver to areas between Asheville NC and SW Virginia. OR can ship via motor freight (buyer pays shipping charges).

Contact: Joseph at [email protected]


2018 model BCS 28” Single-Stage Snow-Blower - $900 (NY)

This was purchased in May 2018; it been used about 6 times. LIKE NEW. Has a male quick-coupling on it to fit current BCS quick-coupling system, and also is equipped with the “weight-bar” (yellow bar across top in picture) to help counter-balance heavier engines. Total “new” value at Earth Tools Sale Prices with all accessories that are installed on it: $1204

Local pick up in Balston Lake, NY, OR can ship via motor freight (buyer pays shipping charges).

Contact: Brian at 518-396-7551 or [email protected]


BIO-100 Chipper / Shredder to fit BCS - $900 (GA)

This is a mid-1980s model Caravaggi BIO-100 chipper/shredder, designed to fit the OLDER BCS tractors with “spline-drive” PTO. A PTO adapter is available to make it fit newer BCS machines with Taper-3-jaw PTO, OR it will work on Grillo tractors G107-G110 IF the wheel-direction lever of the tractor is in the “engine-forward” position. This chipper has been well-maintained and has relatively few hours on it.

Local pick up ONLY in Plainville, GA.

Contact: Keven at 706-676-3857 or [email protected]


BCS 71” Double-Action Sickle Bar - $1900 (PA)

This 2013 model 71” Double-action cutter bar will fit BCS tractors 12hp and larger (gas) or 10hp and larger (diesel). It has been well-maintained and has relatively low hours on it. It includes TWO spare cutting blade assemblies (value: more than $150 EACH), spare blade teeth and rivets, owners manual and a “male” quick-coupling for current BCS 749 - 853 tractors.

Local pick up ONLY in Murrysville, PA.

Contact: Byron at 412-798-4931 (home) or [email protected]


Little-used BCS 45” Cutter/Sickle bar mower with Oil Bath drive unit - $1050 (PA)

Single-action BCS 45” cutter bar with oil-bath type drive; around a 2010 model. Bought a BCS Tractor at auction and it came with this attachment. Garage stored (Some surface rust on cutter bar). Very lightly used (less than 5 hrs). Comes with new replacement upper moving blade assembly and original manual.

Local pick up OR shipping available by parcel carrier (mower broken down into 2 boxes) - buyer pays shipping costs.

Contact: Dave at [email protected] or 724.875.7286


NEW BCS 30” Cutter (Sickle) bar mower – $1100 OBO

  • NEW & UNUSED: BCS 30” single-action cutter (sickle) bar mower with heavy-duty oil-bath gearbox. Purchased new from Earth Tools in 2014 but never used (customer also purchased a 47” double-action cutter bar at the same time…he thought he would need to narrower bar to get between some obstacles, but ended up changing his layout and never used the smaller mower!) Still has new extra blade assembly with it (shown in cardboard in picture, tucked under mower), and also equipped with a 3” PTO extension and a weight kit, because the tractor it would have operated on has a DIESEL engine, which is much heavier than a gas engine and required the extra extension & weight for proper counter-balance. If applying to a gas-powered walking tractor, these accessories may not be required. Has the current BCS taper-3-tooth PTO hookup. (The photo shows it equipped with a “male” quick-coupling to fit BCS, but this “male” is NOT included in the price, it is $80 extra.) This mower will fit Grillo (or older BCS) walk-behind tractors if a PTO adapter is used. PRICE ON A NEW MOWER LIKE THIS, WITH THE SAME ACCESSORIES, IS $1423

Local pickup in Central City, CO or buyer pays shipping (can be disassembled and shipped via UPS in 2 boxes).

Contact: Joe Phillips 303-582-5052 or [email protected]


32” Snowblower to fit BCS (TN)

The fellow who originally bought this implement from us has passed away. His widow is keeping the BCS tractor and a few implements, but this snowblower is no longer needed…it is a 32” Rescia Guiliano Single-stage snowblower with integrated BCS current 749 - 853 quick-coupling (This was purchased slightly used by this owner…never used since they got it, though!): $800

Local pickup in Newport, TN, or buyer pays shipping charges – freight can be arranged through Earth Tools.

Contact: Lois Cornell at [email protected] or 615-480-5290


28” Rescia Snowblower (NY) – $950

28” Rescia Guiliano snowblower - brand new, NEVER USED. Has integrated quick-coupling, fits all 1995+ BCS tractors 8hp and up. Local pickup only, located in Brooklyn NY.

Contact: Matthew Sheehan 646-670-1655 or [email protected]


SEP/Mainline 28” Snow Blower (OH) - $375

This 28” snowblower has hardly been used at all. Fits SEP / Mainline “Mountaineer” models –requires clockwise tractor PTO direction (looking at tractor PTO) when tractor is in Front-PTO mode. (This should be the 1500 Mountaineer [rather than the 1300], but as we are not an SEP dealer, I would rather not claim it for sure…any interested parties can just look at their tractor PTO rotation for verification.) At this time, we do NOT have adapters available to adapt this snowblower to any other tractor. Unit is located in Elyria, OH.

Contact: Tom Bowen (440) 387-8733 or [email protected]


We are advertising the following items that are being sold by the owners. Please note that we (Earth Tools) do not offer any warranty on “for sale by owner” equipment. (SCROLL DOWN TO SEE ALL LISTINGS!!)

No listings in this section at this time. Check back later!


WANTED: USED/JUNK SEP (MAINLINE) LADYBUG OR 2+2

This fellow has an old Mainline (produced by SEP of Italy) Ladybug machine, and is looking for a machine to buy for a “parts” tractor, being that parts are getting hard to come by on the SEP units. The most important thing would be the actual rototiller implement, as his tractor does not have one (he has a mower only) SO: if someone out there has an old Ladybug (or 2+2, which is about the same) unit with a blown engine, this fellow might take it off your hands.

Contact: Ben Hoyt, 603-443-0379

We will gladly list any European walk behind equipment (BCS, Grillo, Mainline, SEP, etc.) on this Bulletin Board for you! This Bulletin Board has made HUNDREDS of sales for folks over the years. Average time from initial listing to sale is usually less than 2 months, depending on time of year. Our listing fees are much cheaper than Ebay, and here, you are exposed to viewers who KNOW the value of (and are looking specifically for) walk-behind tractor equipment!

Just email Joel at [email protected] with the following information:

  • What you are selling (make, model, year [if you know the year], engine type [if applicable])
  • The price you want each item listed for
  • Whether you are willing to ship the goods – or not (Buyer typically pays shipping charges)
  • Pictures (Max. 2 pics per item listed, please. Pics should be 1mb or less in size)
  • The contact info you want us to list for you

LISTING PRICES: Effective Dec 1st 2018, our Bulletin Board listing fees are as follows (NOTE: A listing can contain more than one item, and each item can be priced separately if desired. Fees are based on the TOTAL value of the listing):

  • $25 for listings with a total price of $0 to $1000.
  • $37 for listings with a total price of $1001 to $2000.
  • $50 for listings with a total price of $2001 to $3000.
  • $65 for listings with a total price of $3001 to $4000.
  • $80 for listings with a total price of $4001 to $5000.
  • $95 for listings with a total price of $5001 to $6000.
  • $110 for listings with a total price of $6001 to $7500.
  • $125 for listings with a total price of $7501 to $9900.
  • $150 for listings with a total price of $10,000 and up.

You can call us with a credit/debit card for payment, or mail a check. Once payment is made, the listing will be posted on our Bulletin Board. (No refunds if goods do not sell, but upon request, we will do a no-charge renewal of the listing for up to an additional year.)

We will leave the listing up for one year OR until your equipment sells, whichever comes first. We will put your contact info in the listing; interested parties can contact you directly to get more info, make offers, etc. and the buyer makes the purchase directly from you. This way, you get maximum dollar out of your equipment. After your equipment sells, please contact Joel at [email protected] or call us at 502-484-3988, so we can take down the listing.

SHIPPING: If you sell something large that needs to be shipped via “truck freight”, we can arrange the goods to be shipped using our freight account. This way, you “tap into” our huge shipping discount, helping to keep a long-distance sale from being too costly for the buyer. Goods can be picked up from your location (most of the time). We charge $50 per shipment for this service in addition to the actual freight cost. Payment by VISA, Mastercard, or Discover card is accepted. (Shipping charges are usually paid for by the BUYER of the goods, unless you negotiate something different.)
Here is a video showing basic requirements of shipping by truck freight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OscBys7TE8

Sellers or buyers are welcome to email [email protected] or call 502-484-3988 for truck freight quotes.

DISCLAIMER: EARTH TOOLS DOES NOT ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY GOODS LISTED ON THIS BULLETIN BOARD THAT ARE SOLD BY PRIVATE PARTIES OR COMPANIES OTHER THAN EARTH TOOLS. ALSO, IF A SHIPMENT IS MADE USING EARTH TOOLS’ FREIGHT ACCOUNT, EARTH TOOLS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO GOODS; FREIGHT LOSS OR DAMAGE CLAIMS MUST BE FILED DIRECTLY WITH THE FREIGHT COMPANY.

Here is a list of Trade Shows we plan on displaying at in the upcoming Winter season:

NO TRADE SHOWS SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME…THEY HAVE ALL BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. CHECK BACK NEXT YEAR FOR ANY SHOWS WE MAY BE DISPLAYING AT IN THE 2021 - 2022 WINTER SEASON.

Thanks! – Earth Tools, 502-484-3988