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6550ST Leading
Overview
MODEL 6550ST LEADING
SIZE & FLEXIBILITY FOR YOUR OPERATION

 
The Leading 6550ST Air Seeder provides a huge 550 bushel capacity, and the flexibility to use it all!
The Leading 6550ST Air Seeder is balanced and tested to ensure both hitch weight and ground compaction are within the Producer's parameters.
 
The Metering Drive & Transmission ensures accurate & consistent metering rates.
The Leading 6550ST Air Seeder  provides a number of Tire Options  which ensure minimial compaction, even when this behemoth is full.
 
Working Lights are located in key locations to enhance productivity and safety during night time operation.
The Leading 6550ST Air Seeder Integral Tank System provides industry leading efficiency of the tank capacity.
 
The Bourgault Product Distribution System is a Class A distribution system proven to be even, accurate, and gentle on all products.  The main componants include:
PDM Pro Metering Auger, (PDM Plus prior to 2014 model year);
Straight-Thru Primary Lines,
and Air Seeder Kit.
Cab Rate Adjust gives you easy on-the-go control of product rates.
 
Bourgault is the first in the industry to provide the Product Lift System for operator safey and convenience.
The convenient Power Hydraulic Calibration System provides a quick and simple means to achieve an accurate rate setting.
The standard Model 591 Air Seeder Monitor gives you standard monitoring features for up to four compartments.
Optical Blockage Sensors are available as single run or full run packages.
 
The optional X30 Seeder Controller System provides unprecedented monitoring & rate control of your seeding operation.  (Available as an option on all 2014 model year 6000 series air seeders.)
 
The Leading 6550ST Air Seeder is equipped with the 10" Deluxe Load/Unload Auger that will greatly reduce your fill times.
Tank Mounted Camera System - Bourgault offers a leading stand-alone monitoring system that allows you to watch what is happening in each compartment and behind the air seeder.
Model 6550ST Air Seeder ~ Specifications
Total Tank Volume
550 bu
19380 l
#1 Tank Volume
170 bu
5990 l
#2 Tank Volume
15 bu
530 l
#3 Tank Volume
75 bu
2640 l
#4 Tank Volume
290 bu
10220 l
Height - Transport (Top of L/U Agr/Cnvr)
12' 5"
3.8 m
Height - Field (Top of Hand Rail)
15' 0"
4.6 m
Overall Width (Single Tires)
13' 9"
4.2 m
Front Axle to Rear Axle (TBHD Only)
15' 6"
4.7 m
Hitch Pin to L/U Auger/Conveyor - Tow Behind Units
32' 11"
10 m
Hitch Pin to L/U Auger/Conveyor - Leading Units
35' 9"
10.9 m
Hitch Pin to Rear Tow Hitch Pin - Tow Behind Units
32' 7"
9.9 m
Hitch Pin to Rear Tow Hitch Pin - Leading Units
30' 2"
9.2 m
Front Tire Spacings (TBHD Only)
5' 0"
1.5 m
Rear Tire Spacings, Single
10' 10"
3.3 m
Rear Tire Spacings, Inside Dual
10' 0"
3 m
Rear Tire Spacings, Outside Dual
15' 0"
4.6 m
Weight, Empty (Single Tires) ***
15500 lb
7031 kg
Loaded Hitch Weight, Leading Units
8600 lb
3900 kg
Load/Unloading Augers/Conveyor
10" (25cm) Deluxe
L/U Auger/Conveyor Load Rate (max.)
85 bu/min
2995 l/min
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