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    German WW 2- Demolition Charge 3kg Ball Type

    I found this item yesterday at the Military Show at Arlon, its a German 3 kg Demolition Charge Ball Type. the owner has never used any filler, so i will leave it like it is, until i find a better one, Ben
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    Ben, when you find a better one please sell me this one.

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    six years later another 3kg ball charge is now in restauration process
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    did it have some special use as to why is it round?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fjordhouse View Post
    I found this item yesterday at the Military Show at Arlon, its a German 3 kg Demolition Charge Ball Type. the owner has never used any filler, so i will leave it like it is, until i find a better one, Ben
    Hi Ben,
    should you, or someone else, have technical documentation about this Dem Chg ?


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    what is the approximate diameter of the ball?
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    some informations....

    Geballte Ladung 3Kg Kugelform (weight 3,5kilo filling 3kilo Amatol).
    the spherical 3 kilo charge was developed 1940 by WASAG - Rheinsdorf.
    This explosive was mainly used by sappers/ engineers (Pioniere, Sturmpioniere). It was used for urban warfare (Häuserkampf) and against strongholds (Festungsanlagen). For example it was rolled or thrown into tunnels. Some of these where found on german paratrooper positions in russia......always rotten away because of the very thin material.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by HAZORD View Post
    what is the approximate diameter of the ball?

    the diameter is 153mm
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    here we can see this ball in as in found condition......very thin material
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    now in red primer paint.....after many , many hours of restauration
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