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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 periodically, 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:


BCS 725 with 20” Tiller – $1400 —SALE PENDING—

This is a 1987 model BCS 725, equipped with 10hp ACME (Italian-made) recoil-start engine, 4x8x16” wheels and 20” tiller. This is a one-owner machine, and we have installed new tiller tines…the ones that were on it when it got here were the ORIGINAL tines, so that tells you that this thing hasn’t been over-used by any means. The 725 is very much like the current BCS 722, except with a wider range of speeds and a larger engine: The 725 has 5 speeds forward and 2 reverse, and a 10hp engine instead of 8hp. We DO stock all available parts for the ACME engines.

Available for local pickup at Earth Tools, or buyer pays shipping charges by motor freight.

Contact: Joel or Ellen at 502-484-3988 or [email protected] or [email protected]


18” tiller for BCS 201 or 205 – $250

This 18” tiller fits on the BCS models 201 and 205 ONLY…it is in good shape, and we have installed new tines on it. Available for pickup at Earth Tools in KY, or ships via UPS (buyer pays shipping charges)

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


20” Snowblower to fit BCS 200 series tractors – $350

This snowblower never saw much service, so it can work many years for a new owner! Includes the crank-rod to rotate the chute around. 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 via parcel carrier with the chute removed (buyer pays shipping charges).

Contact: Earth Tools: 502-484-3988 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!!)


Grillo G110 14hp & Implements (NY) – $5500 OBO

This Grillo G110 was purchased from us (Earth Tools) in June of 2016…and the buyer became ill with some serious health problems and has never used it more than a few minutes (just to drive it into his garage). Unfortunately his health has not improved significantly, and he will not be able to use the machine. It is equipped with a Subaru-Robin 14hp manual start gas engine, debris screen and 5x12x22” tires. Has a 34” Berta brand flail mower (comes with both standard “Y” blades AND “Finishing” blades for a smoother cut on lawns) and a 36” Dozer-Scraper blade with leveller plate and box-scraper end kit. Also has a set of barbell weight hanger posts, to add barbell weights to the wheels for more traction when using the blade. Tractor and both implements have quick couplings. Includes all manuals & paper work that came with it.

Located in Ithica NY; available for local pickup, or shipping can be arranged if needed through Earth Tools.

Contact: Victor at 607-280-9034 (landline, no texts) or [email protected]


BCS 852 Diesel & Implements (NC) – $8700

BCS 852 with 11 hp diesel. Has debris screen and hour meter. Very lightly used - only 23.9 hours, mostly with generator. 5x12x22” liquid filled (RV anti-freeze) ag tires with heavy duty inner tubes. Tractor and both implements have quick couplings. Also includes extra air and fuel filters, all manuals, dvd and paper work that came with it. All purchased new from Earth Tools in 2018.

  • Berta 26” flail mower with maybe 4 hours on it. Includes 6 extra blades.

  • 5500 watt Mecc Alte generator, which has about 20 hours on it

  • BCS 4,000 psi 4.0 gal. p/min pressure washer with power cradle, 5 tips and soap dispenser kit. Brand new and unused.

Located in NW North Carolina (Traphill near Stone Mountain State Park), shipping can be arranged if needed through Earth Tools, local delivery is possible.

Contact: Dan at 336-957-3387 (landline, no texts) or [email protected]


BCS 853, Tiller (OH)

Lightly used BCS 853, with 13 HP Honda electric start, 5x12 tires. Bought with very few hours, and put on about 100 hours since then. Tractor has debris screen, barbell weight adapters and an hour meter. The flail mower has seen the most use but is still in great shape. Baffle included. Tiller also has minimal use.

  • Tractor $4,000
  • Tiller $550

Local pickup near Rio Grande, OH. Seller will deliver/meet you up to 150 miles away. Per mile fee after 150 miles, or shipping can be arranged thru Earth Tools. (buyer pays for any shipping costs).

Contact: Ethan Housser 740-441-7232 or [email protected]


BCS 712 with 18” tiller - $1000 (SC)

BCS Model 712-GX5 walk-behind tractor and 18” tiller, in operating condition. This is a machine that was typically sold in to “Rental” use, due to it’s very basic transmission design (only one forward and one reverse speed, no differential or brakes. VERY SIMPLE.) Has a GX160 (5hp) Honda engine on it. It would be good for a small home garden. Has limited versatility for other implements, but it can run a small sickle bar, small chipper-shredder, and a few other items. Available for local pickup in Chesnee, SC, or can be shipped by motor freight (buyer pays freight charges).

Contact: Jeremy Thiry, 864-473-8075 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!!)


Earth Tools “PowerBarrow” – $300

  • This is one of our “1st-generation” PowerBarrows, which this owner has used for several years, but has now purchased a dedicated farm transport vehicle and no longer needs it. Has 4.5 cubic foot heavy-duty polypropylene bed, 300-pound weight capacity. Fits BCS or Grillo walking tractors 6hp and up. It is equipped with a “male” quick-coupling fit BCS current quick-coupling system (this could be swapped for a “male” quick-coupling to fit Grillo if desired, or, if your tractor does not have a quick-coupling system, you can take the “male” off and bolt the Barrow directly to your tractor [NOTE: some BCS tractors may require an extra accessory to do this]).

Local pickup in New Bern, NC or buyer pays shipping via motor freight. (Seller is willing to deliver within a reasonable radius, or potentially meet a buyer half-way…contact seller for details)

Contact: Ken Robinson [email protected]


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]


34” Flail Mower with Caster wheels, 26” BCS tiller and 32” Snowblower to fit BCS (TN)

The fellow who originally bought these implements from us has passed away. His widow is keeping the BCS tractor and a few implements, but these implements are no longer needed:

  • 34” Berta Flail mower with front caster wheel option, to fit BCS 749 - 853 current quick-coupling (LIKE NEW): $1800
  • 26” BCS tiller with male quick-coupling to fit current BCS 8hp and larger (VERY LITTLE USED): $500
  • 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


Steel Tracks, Steel Wheels and Moldboard Plow (WA)

The following goods are available for purchase:

  • Steel tracks to fit Grillo G131 or BCS 853 / 749 (LIKE NEW): $1300
  • Large swivel moldboard plow, tool carrier & drawbar, to fit bolt-on Grillo or BCS PTO (NEVER USED): $400
  • 22” diameter 5” wide DUAL steel wheels, with axle extensions – will fit Grillo or BCS: $600

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

Contact: Roger Brunner [email protected] or 509-548-0301


NEW BCS Brush Mower (IL) – $1100

  • NEW & UNUSED: BCS 32” Brush Mower, $1100.00.

Has quick coupling male to fit all modern BCS tractors.

NOTE: Looking for a R2 Rinaldi 30” Power Harrow. to purchase, trade, or partial trade.

Local pickup in Mount Carroll IL, or buyer pays shipping through Earth Tools.

Contact: Michael Johnson 815-684-5411 or [email protected]


NEW CAEB Baler (PA) – $8600 OBO

Brand new CAEB baler with gathering wheels. Set up for use with BCS current standard quick-coupling system (requires a PTO adapter to fit BCS 660, 770 or pre-1995 BCS machines)

As this listing came in via regular mail from an Amish fellow (and he did not send a picture), we are showing a stock photo of a new baler which has the gathering wheels. Machine has been stored indoors.

Contact: call 717-275-3270 or write to: Christ Beiler, 1001 Markelsville Rd, Newport PA 17074.


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]


R2 Rinaldi 36” Power Harrow (CO) – $2000

Like new 36” R2 Rinaldi Power Harrow in excellent condition. Compatible with the BCS 750 walk-behind tractor (includes quick hitch to fit 750). Can also be outfitted to run on Grillo G131 if purchasing correct PTO flange/shaft. This harrow was purchased new in 2014 and used briefly a few times (less than 1 hour of use); since that time is has been stored with care.

Available for pickup in Paonia, Colorado or can be shipped via truck freight (buyer will be asked to pay for shipping charges).

Contact: Kristin Just at (970)275-2838 or [email protected]


Berta Single Rotary Plow for BCS (OH) – $1100

Purchased new from Earth Tools in 2018 – used one season to plow up some field blocks, and has sat idle since then. Lightly used / like new. Fits BCS walk-behind tractors with current 3-jaw PTO shaft and quick-coupling. Located in Southwest Ohio. Available for local pickup – or ships by parcel carrier, buyer pays shipping.

Contact: Matt Brown at (937) 581-1489 or [email protected]


BCS / Clovis 32” Power Harrow - $2000 (LA)

“Gently” used for 2 years, this 32” power harrow is available for purchase. Fits BCS tractors with 12hp or greater; engine-weights recommended for proper counter-balance. This harrow comes with an “integrated” male quick-coupling to fit current (taper-3-tooth) BCS PTO. Available for local pickup in the New Orleans area, OR, seller will ship via motor freight (buyer pays shipping charges)

Contact: Cheryl at 914-475-7055 or [email protected]


#### **Berta Rotary Plow & Aldo Biagioli 5-shank ET-5 Cultivator (PA) - $900** This Berta single Rotary Plow only has about 20 hours on it. Still has the original set of plow cutting tips on it; the new set of replacement cutting tips & mounting hardware that comes with every new plow is still with it, as are all the safety guards, transport/gauge wheel and the manual. The plow is set up to attach to current BCS walk-behind tractors (taper-3-tooth PTO type) 10hp & up with quick-coupling system and with 5x10x20" wheels or larger.
Also for sale is an Aldo BIagioli ET-5 5-shank cultivator complete with tool carrier & drawbar; fits BCS with current quick-coupling. (Both implements can be converted to fit older BCS machines or Grillo machines if desired...contact Earth Tools for details.) **Local Pick up only in Murraysville, PA.** Asking $800 for rotary plow, $200 for cultivator...**OR, $900 for both.** **Contact:** Byron Carnahan, 412-798-4931 or 724-516-4561 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!!)


FARM WORK OFFER (KY)

This is not typically something we post on our Bulletin Board, but we’re helping out a friend & customer by advertising this position for him…see below:


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] OR Chris 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 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 Chris 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:

CFSA (Carolina Farm Stewardship Assn.) Annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference, Nov 1 - 3 2019, Durham, NC. Details: https://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/sac/

SSAWG (Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group) Annual Conference and Trade show, Jan 23 - 25, 2020, Little Rock, AR. Details: https://www.ssawg.org/conference

OEFFA (Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association) Annual Conference and Trade show, Feb. 13 - 15, 2020; Dayton, OH. Details: http://www.oeffa.org/

OAK (Organic Association of Kentucky) Annual conference & Trade Show, March 6 & 7, 2020; Louisville KY. Details: https://www.oak-ky.org/conference

Indiana Small Farms Conference, March 5 - 7 2020, Danville, IN. Details: https://www.purdue.edu/dffs/smallfarms/

Thanks! Hope to see you there! – Earth Tools, 502-484-3988