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Lindig Soil Shredder/Screener

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by jhgilliland, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. jhgilliland

    jhgilliland LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Here are a few pics of a Lindig L-40 Soil Screener/Shredder that i bought last summer. It was in rough shape when i bought it. Mainly surface rust though. I dismantled and replaced wear parts, sandblasted and painted. Anyone else using anything similar? (BTW, this is my first attempt at posting a picture.)




  2. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,706

    looks like a lot of work. looks good man.:weightlifter: :)
  3. jhgilliland

    jhgilliland LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Yes it was a lot of work. I paid next to nothing for it and it is worth quite a bit now that it is refurbished. Probably had 150 hrs in the process, but overall i learned alot and i am quite satisfied. Havent got to use it yet, cant wait for some warmer weather.
  4. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,706

    ya same here take some pics of it workin looks good man. what are you using to put the material in the screener.
  5. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 2,412

    Looks great. Did you use spray cans? Did you sand, prime and then paint?
  6. LawnScenes

    LawnScenes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 177

    Nice job...

    I wish I could find something like that. I've got about 50 yards of composted horse manure and almost twice as much compost (chipped limbs and leaves) I've been cooking that I got from the guys that clear the power lines. That thing would come in very handy instead of trying to design and build a stationary trommel like I'm doing.
  7. jhgilliland

    jhgilliland LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Using a 966 cat loader, and older international backhoe, but probably mainly a 873 bobcat skidsteer to load the screener.

    I sandblasted it, then painted the screener with a regular air gun (applied almost 5 gals of yellow and 2 1/2 gals of red oxide primer)

    This unit will screen about 40 yards per hour. Cant wiat to put it to use. Ill post some pics as soon as i get screening.:cool2:
  8. Strongmd

    Strongmd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 167

    nice job, any updates?
  9. jhgilliland

    jhgilliland LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    I have sold the screener. I was offered a price that i couldnt pass up! Im acutally working o purchasing another one. The next one will be a 100 cubic yard per hour machine. Ill fix it up and screen some soil and eventually probably sell it. It anyone out there is looking for a screener for high clay content soils, Lindig is a great machine to buy. They are rare, which can make them pricey. Ill post some more finished pics of it if i get the chance.
  10. Jerzguy2

    Jerzguy2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    I have the same unit, minus the conveyor and screen tub. Could not get the motor to start last time I wanted to use it, so I'm looking to sell, know anyone interested? Jack

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