Bourgault Farm HD848-8

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Features

The HD ParaLink™ independent drill is built on a 3-row, hoe drill platform:

  • The HD FMS­™ is equipped with the PLX™ seed opener;
  • The 20' FMS™ unfolds into a rigid continuous bar;
  • The 26' and 30' units can be equipped with optional running gear on the wing to operate as a 3-plex bar for improved land following capability.

 

ADVANCED TANK DESIGN
Model 848 or Model 872 Options
Features such as the PDM Pro™ Metering System, the KNEX™ Integral Tank Design and the X35 Apollo System put Bourgault head and shoulders above the competition.

Choose between two tank options:

  • Model 872 200 bu total capacity, or,
  • Model 848 136 bu total capacity.

 

CONTROL & MONITORING

  • The X40 Apollo System Achieve unprecedented control and perform advanced seeding operations with the X40 Apollo System.
  • The ISO Apollo System Calibrate and perform basic rate control functions for up to 4 products with tractors equipped with universal terminals.

 

ON THE MOVE
The Frame Mounted Seeder (FMS™) is a mid-range seeding system, tucked between the large-scale seeding systems and the smaller box seeders.

At a narrow, 9'10" transport width*, the Bourgault FMS™ successfully meets the tight transport requirements for most regions.

(* for units 20'-26' with standard axles and no rear tow hitch)

MRB® FERTILIZER APPLICATION SYSTEM
Optimal Seed-To-Fertilizer Placement
Series III Mid Row Banders® Fertilizer Applicators achieve the best possible returns by placing your nitrogen fertilizer in the optimal location when one-pass seeding.

Applicators are available in two formats:

  • Mid Row Bander® Fertilizer Applicators;
  • Mid Row Shank™ Fertilizer Applicators.

Availability varies on drill types and sizes.

SEED & PLANT WITH ONE SYSTEM!
The Bourgault Air Planter™ Concept
The innovative AP™ System is currently in the conceptual stage of development for the FMS™ Series. The AP™ System is an integrated option for a Bourgault seeding system that provides the ability to seed or plant in a one-pass operation!

Specifications

SPECIFICATIONS - HD FMS™

Model HD848-8
Total Tank Vol. (bu) 136
T1 (bu) 57
T2 (bu) 22
T3 (bu) 57
Saddle Tank (bu) 8
Tire Size LSW750/60R30
IF710/70R38 (opt)
Bulk Boom Capacity (lb) 2,200
Working Widths (ft) 26'
Opener Style PLX
Spacing (in) 10", 12"
Wing Casters Optional
Transport Width (ft) 9'10"
Transport Height (ft) 13'2"

* CD872-9 & CD848-9 are extensions of the -8 models
** applies to 30' units as well as any units equipped with rear tow hitch
All weights and transport dimensions are estimates and are subject to change.

COMMON SPECIFICATIONS - CD & HD FMS™

Feature
CD/HD848 IF710/70R38 tires are standard if extended axles are selected
FMS @ 30' (9 m) IF710/70R38 tires are standard if extended axles are selected
Hitch Jack Manual 2 stage hitch jack standard, optional hydraulic jack
Brakes Optional; not available for units with rear tow hitch and/or 30 ft configurations
Front Hitch Options Category 3 - 3-Point Hitch Package
Category 4 - Socket - 3 Bolt
Category 5 - Socket - 3 Bolt
Front Hitch Extension is required if tractor is:
 -over 3 m wide with MRBs®;
 -over 4.2 m wide, no MRBs®;
Rear Tow Hitch Requires IF710 tires with extended axles. Note: transport width is 11'2".

WEIGHT DETAILS - HD FMS™

Model & Spacing Unit Weight, empty (lbs) Tongue Weight, max. (lbs) Working Width (ft)
HD848-8
10" w/ MRBs 25,500 8,400 26'8"
10" 22,400 6,100 26'8"
12" w/ MRBs 23,200 7,100 24'0"
12" 21,000 5,500 24'0"