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Live, In-Person Used Equipment Auction

Spring 2023

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Interested in our Online Auction? Check it out here! 

Plan to spend the day bidding on an assortment of high-quality used equipment at Russo: Hainesville.


Auction Day

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Address: 39 E. Belvidere Rd. Hainesville, IL 60030

Time: Doors Open at 7:00am | Auction begins at 8:00am

Food and beverages will be available for purchase this day. Keys will only be in the equipment on Equipment Inspection Day.


Equipment Inspection Day

Friday, April 5, 2024

Address: 39 E. Belvidere Rd. Hainesville, IL 60030

Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm


ECHO One Day Only SAVE 15%

15% off MSRP discount applies to in-stock serialized units of ECHO models on 4/6/24 only at our Russo Hainesville location. Not to be combined with any other offers.

Auction Lots

Take a look at Auction Lots (all lots are not displayed)

Russo's Spring Used Equipment Auction is an amazing opportunity for you to find the best deals on those pieces of equipment you've been missing. Bid on equipment like, but not limited to:

  • Articulating Tractors
  • Blowers: Backpack & Hand-Held
  • Brick Saws
  • Chainsaws
  • Concrete Saws
  • Cutoff Saws
  • Edgers
  • Fork Lifts
  • Hedge Trimmers
  • Loaders
  • Mowers: Ride-on, Stand-on, & Walk Behind
  • RTVs
  • Skid Steers
  • Snow Blowers
  • Sod Cutters
  • Split Seeders
  • Spray Systems
  • Spreaders: Push & Ride-On
  • String Trimmers
  • Tillers
  • Trailers
  • Vacuums
  • Vehicles
  • Wide Area Mowers

Registration for In-Person Bid Card

A valid Driver's License or State ID is required to register for a bid card. As of Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024, any person who has not yet registered for a bidders card, must do so in-person at Russo Hainesville during inspection day (Friday, April 5th) or day of the auction (Saturday, April 6th).

Registration for In-Person Bid Card

A valid Driver's License or State ID is required to register for a bid card.

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A valid Driver's License or State ID is required to register for a bid card.

As of Monday, April 1st, 2024, any person who has not yet registered for a bidders card, must do so in person at Russo Hainesville on April 5th or 6th.



Contact your local Russo Sales Representative to request a Consignment Tag for your equipment. The final date for accepting consignments for this live, in-person auction is Saturday, March 23rd at our Hainesville location. If you missed this deadline, consider consigning your equipment to our live, online auction.

Unsure what consignments are? Learn more about consignments and how you could get paid.


Tips and Reminders

  • Registration — Bring a valid driver's license or state ID to register for the bid card.
  • Preview the equipment in advance — so you are familiar with what equipment you are interested in.
  • Make a budget — so you know what you're comfortable bidding.
  • Be familiar with our payment options — Cash, Visa/Mastercard, or Check.
  • Pay attention — things move very quickly at auctions.
  • Pick up your item — leave with it that day or at the latest by Monday, April 8th.


Parking is free at designated auction parking lots. We will provide free shuttle service to and from the auction all day long.

Auction Terms and Conditions

The auction will be held at our Hainesville location on Saturday, April 6, 2024. This will be a no-reserve auction that is open to the public, as well as it's free to register. There will be around 300 items to bid on at this one-day-only event ranging from chainsaws, to mowers, to large equipment vehicles.

  • All items must be paid for on auction day. No purchases are to be removed until full payment has been made.
  • Payment Options: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, Cashier's Check, or Check only with Bank Letter guaranteeing payment to OBENAUF AUCTION SERVICE, INC.
  • All checks shall be made payable to OAS. In the event of a non-payment or insufficient funds check, the Buyer is responsible for any expenses due to collection, including service fees, etc. 
  • A 10% Buyer's Fee and 7.0% Sales Tax will be added to all applicable purchases. If paying via credit card a 4% Credit Card Convenience Fee will be applied. (If Tax Exempt, an exemption certificate must be provided.)
  • ALL ITEMS MUST BE REMOVED BY MONDAY, APRIL 8TH. Obenauf Auction Service, Inc. and Russo Hardware, Inc. are not responsible for items left on the premises.
  • All items sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" & "WITH ALL FAULTS", no warranties or guarantees as to condition, age, hours, or mileage. It is your responsibility to inspect the items before you bid. All sales are FINAL, NO EXCEPTIONS. The descriptions of items appearing in advertising prior to this auction are believed to be correct. Nevertheless, neither those descriptions nor any oral statement made by Owner or his agents or by OAS, Inc. or its agents concerning any item, shall be construed as a warranty, either expressed or implied. The Buyer is responsible for examining and inspecting the item prior to bidding and accepts it the way it is, NO EXCEPTIONS. If the Buyer is unsure about the item, OAS, Inc. requests that the Buyer not bid.
  • Each item is the sole responsibility of the Buyer from the moment the item is sold, even though the Buyer may not have paid for the item. At this point, the Buyer assumes all risk of loss or damage. Buyers are advised to guard their items accordingly.
  • Buyer acknowledges responsibility for any personal injury or property damage to Buyer or his Agent, and further agrees to hold Sellers, their agents, OAS, Inc., their agents, harmless for any personal injury to himself or his agents and any property damage incurred on auction premises. Sellers, their agents, OAS, Inc. or their agents, shall be held harmless by Buyer, in the event of personal injuries or property damage occurring as a result of any physical contact or general usage of items purchased.
  • The auction is being run by Obenauf Auction Service Inc. For more information about Obernauf, please click here.
  • OAS, Inc. is acting only as the Owner’s Agent.
  • OAS, Inc. reserves the right to reject any applicant for a Buyer’s number and/or revoke any Buyer’s number at any time before or during the auction.