new to me Coehorn mortar - what have I got? | Graybeard ...

Dec 10, 2018· Joined Apr 21, 2009. ·. 85 Posts. #16 · Dec 9, 2018 (Edited) Yesterday I was shopping at an antique mall near Lansing MI. I found an interesting looking mortar with base/bed, and the barrel appeared to be bronze. No liner, and (unfortunately) no vent. But I thought with some work it would make a nice looking decorative piece.

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MC0607 Coehorn Mortar - Dixie Gun Works

This is a full scale mortar. The Coehorn was the lightest piece designed to be carried by two men and was the most portable of the regular mortars. Our reproduction is a cast iron piece with a straight 1/4" steel liner; welded backplate. 2 1/4" bore. Mortar weight 80 pounds and is 13 3/4" in overall length. Diameter is 6" at the breech, 6 1/2" at the muzzle with 2 1/8" trunnions.

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Cannons & Cannon Kits - Dixie Gun Works

MC0607 Coehorn Mortar. Our Price: $795.00 Compare. Quickview. CB0601 Field Cannon Barrel 2/3 Scale. Our Price: $1,850.00 Compare. Quickview. MC0307 Field Cannon Kit M1841 ... MC0627 US Carronade Barrel 5/8 Scale. Our Price: $850.00 Compare. Quickview. MC0620 US Carronade Cannon Barrel only. Our Price: $1,750.00 Compare. ...

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24-PDR Coehorn Mortar M-1838 - jerryclement.ca

I will make the wood bed from either oak or walnut, and once this mortar is finished the finished it should be a very nice display model. The following photos show some of the steps it took to turn a 2.125" X 3.375" length of brass bar-stock into the Coehorn mortar barrel. Click on the photo for a closer look.....

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Home-Made Mortars - American Handgunner

The barrels come from They offer a variety of fascinating DIY gun projects, but their Coehorn tubes come in two flavors. The 1.75″ version shoots golf balls. The larger 2.625″ gun throws aluminum beverage cans. These two …

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Coehorn - Military Factory

The Coehorn was of Dutch design and credited to its inventor, Dutch officer Baron van Coehoorn in the mid-1670s. It was a mortar weapon typical of the period but managed a long and healthy combat service life. The system relied on indirect-line-of-sight firing and proved effective in displacing dug-in enemy troops - though range was relatively ...

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Coehorn Civil War Replica Mortar Kits, You Finish ...

Description. These are complete kits for the 2.5" Coehorn mortar. The barrel is 2.5" bore 8.5" long with 6" wide trunnion's. The kit comes with handles, screws, steel straps, chain and U shaped nails for you to sand polish and finish it. You drill the touchhole. The finished …

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Extreme Testing: We Used a Coehorn Mortar on the Golf ...

Apr 08, 2019· Coehorn Mortar. A Dutchman named Menno van Coehoorn developed the first high-trajectory Coehorn mortar in 1674. Evolutionary examples of the design firing explosive shot were used liberally by both sides during the American Civil War. Coehorn mortars were designed to serve as tactical artillery and were portable by as few as four men.

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Siege artillery in the American Civil War | Military Wiki ...

With the 10-inch siege mortars at 875 yards, about 60% of the shells would fall within a 40-yard radius of the target. The 13-inch seacoast mortar could be expected to be more accurate. (Abbot 1867, p. 39) Coehorn mortars were lighter mortars, designed to be brought well forward in the trenches.

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Golf Ball Mortar | Trail Rock Ordnance

Complete with bed, this is a 30% scale model of a CS 24 Coehorn Mortar. The barrel is CNC turned from solid steel and nitride coated inside for corrosion resistance, giving it a protective finish that will last for many years. It is bored and chambered to shoot golf balls, using 20 Grains of powder and achieving a range up to 300 yards.

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Coehorn Mortars - Mortars - Civil War with a Bang!

Coehorn Mortars. The Coehorn Mortar Models of 1838 and 1841, were used by both sides during the Civil War. The weapon was named after a Dutch engineer, Baron van Menno Coehoorn (with two 'o's). The good baron, a Dutchman by way of Sweden is a little known military engineer of the 17th century. During the Anglo-Dutch Wars, he perfected a ...

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Fortress Artillery – Rod's Wargaming

Oct 14, 2016· The largest is the 18″ Siege Mortar. All of the mortar beds are weighted to give them more stability. The beds for the Coehorn Mortars and Royal Mortars come from a set of OO/HO model railway parcels, originally made by Wills, now part of Peco. The 18″ Mortar barrel comes from that same set of parcels. Its bed is scratch built.

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GUNS Magazine Home-Made Mortars - GUNS Magazine

The barrels come from They offer a variety of fascinating DIY gun projects, but their Coehorn tubes come in two flavors. The 1.75″ version shoots golf balls. The larger 2.625″ gun throws aluminum beverage cans. These two …

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24 PDR Coehorn Mortar M-1838 - jerryclement.ca

24 PDR Coehorn Mortar M-1838. I have been wanting to add a Coehorn Mortar to my collection of Artillery models from the 1800's for some time, and I had been admiring this particular Coehorn in the pages of 'Field Artillery of the Civil War'. From the beginning of time, improved defenses have encouraged development of new offenses.

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Pricing - South Bend Replicas

Jul 01, 2019· Coehorn (2) Mortar on sled 997.00: Coehorn (3) Mortar on sled 1,980.00 14: Thunder Mug, Large (2-1/4" bore) 856.00: Thunder Mug, Small (1-1/2" bore) 628.00: Thunder Mug, Small Aluminum Stein Currently unavailable: Miniature Mons Meg on carriage: 676.00 15: Shenandoah Signal Gun (available in iron barrel only)

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Weapons of the American Revolution - Artillery

The smallest of the mortars in use in the late 18th century was the "Coehorn" a four and two-fifths inch bore size. This was named for the Baron de Coehorn, Director of Artillery of the Dutch Army a century before the Revolution, who had adopted this design. 13 1/4 inches in barrel length, and weighing 84 lbs, the Coehorn could throw an 8 1/2 ...

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US Model 1838 24 Pounder 8" Coehorn Mortar. Made by Cyrus ...

Apr 23, 2018 - US Model 1838 24 Pounder 8" Coehorn Mortar. Made by Cyrus Alger & Company, Boston Mass. and marked - Available at 2013 June 8 Civil War &...

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Coehorn Mortar Brass Replica 2.5" Bore for sale

Coehorn Mortar Brass Replica 2.5" Bore Description: This is a brass black powder replica of a Civil War Coehorn mortar with a 2.5" diameter bore. The barrel is 8.5" long solid brass with 6" wide trunnions and the complete mortar weights in at 30.5 pounds. The painted wood …

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NZAR ID 27, ARM TYPE: date (V1) 9 August 2012, Compiled by ...

The Coehorn Mortar was introduced into British service from c1715 caliber 4.62" up to 1764 and caliber 4.52" post 1764. The Coehorn Mortar went through some minor changes over the years. A gunners quadrant was used to establish angle of fire, originally the barrel was fixed in the

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I need load data for a blackpowder coehorn mortar. - AR15.COM

Jun 24, 2003· Incidentally, Hern Iron Works is the supplier of Coehorn mortars to Dixie Gun Works, as featured in their catalog. I am sure most of you are familiar with their operation. The only difference between the one Hern sells and Dixie's is that Dixie drills the vent hole, which, in Hern's opinion, lays the liability on Dixie for converting the iron ...

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Artillery Cannons & Mortars - Fields of Thunder

Coehorn mortars, of approximately 180 lbs weight, were used by both sides during the Civil War. Mortars were typically muzzle loading until 1890 when the first breech loading 3.6" mortar was developed. 3.6" Breech Loading Mortar This weapon listed on the 1899 ordnance report is a 3.6-inch breech loading mortar, Model of 1890.

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Beer Can Caliber 24 Pounder Coehorn Mortar

Beer Can Caliber 24 Pounder Coehorn Mortar. Here's a historical photo of the kind of mortar I want to model. The mortar beds had three general shapes: rounded corners, beveled, or roundover. The roundover was what was listed on ordnance drawings, so that's what I'll go with. ... A proper inletting job makes it look like the wood grew around the ...

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How to Build a Brass 12 pound Coehorn Mortar Cannon Bed

With the Brass Mortar Barrel completed, it was now time to build the Coehorn Mortar Bed. Most of the smaller Civil War Mortar had wooden platforms called Beds. These Beds had 4 carrying handles and held the mortar barrel at a fixed 45 degree elevation. All wooden Mortar beds were made of white oak and were generally constructed of one large ...

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Black Powder Cannon / Coehorn Mortar - Civil War ...

19 · Coehorn style Mortar. Ready to shoot! Golf ball size bore. The base is black walnut with no stain. Spar urethane finish to show natural color and beauty of the Black Walnut. The base measures approximately 5.5" X 10.75" X 3" tall. (Base measurements may vary by a 1/2" on the width, depending on the wood that is available at the time of ...

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S.S.A.A. (QLD.) Inc. CANNON

2.1.3 Coehorn Mortar. Cannon with a lower calibre of 25mm (1 inch); internal barrel limit of four calibres with a charge chamber at the base of the barrel; elevation fixed at 45 degrees with range varied by charge weight. 2.2 All Cannons/Mortars to have a minimum total length of 75 centimetres.

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Black Powder Mortar (full Scale) : 13 Steps (with Pictures ...

Black Powder Mortar (full Scale): This 12pdr Coehorn Mortar was built about 5 years ago. It was my first full scale mortar. I was lucky enough to have access to a large lathe, milling machines and welding equipment at the time. Total cost for materials was about $3…

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Why were coehorn mortars constructed with thick walls and ...

Answer (1 of 4): Well, while all these answers are fundamentally correct, they leave out a couple of things. First, the Coehorn-pattern mortar was based on the original pattern for large artillery in general, which originated with bell founding. Thus, the heavy, thick walls were, as stated here, ...

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Cannons - Antique and Replica for sale - Guns International

Coehorn Civil War Replica Mortar Kits, You Finish. GI#: 101699084. These are complete kits for the 2.5" Coehorn mortar Civil War Replica. The solid brass barrel is 2.5" bore 8.5" long with 6" wide trunnion's. The kit comes with handles, ...Click for more info. Seller: 1898ANDB-4. Area Code: 707. $650.00.

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USA MADE CANNONS : HOMEPAGE

Welcome To USA MADE CANNONS. We Have many selections to choose from. We make Cannons and Carriages. We have many cannons for sale. They are black powder cannons and mortars which are fully functioning, i.e. they will fire golf balls, soda cans and baseballs. We have some scaled reproduction style cannons for re-enactment or your own personal use.

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Golf Ball Mortar

My vent is a 1/16" hole that runs from the outside of the barrel into the back of the powder chamber. I then drilled a 7/32" hole at the top of the vent and used a 1/4-28 tap to thread on a standard muzzleloading nipple. This means I can use #11 percussion caps to fire the mortar.

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A Coehorn Mortar Example

A Coehorn Mortar Example. Click on the above picture to see a larger version. It is a rough approximation of a Coehorn mortar but with some brass highlights thrown in. The frame/sled is red oak with a ½" elevation screw and brass fittings. The barrel is 3" CRS (cold rolled steel) bar machined on a …

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Cannons, Mortars & swivel guns - FreeServers

cannons, mortars, cohorns, swivel guns, Cannon Balls grenades & shot Loyalist Arms is now offering cannons and artillery projectiles. We deal directly with the Canadian manufacturer and can usually cater to your needs, depending on which

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A Coehorn Mortar Example

A Coehorn Mortar Example. Click on the above picture to see a larger version. It is a rough approximation of a Coehorn mortar but with some brass highlights thrown in. The frame/sled is red oak with a ½" elevation screw and brass fittings. The barrel is 3" …

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