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Shot A unit of length used for anchor chain on ships, = 15 fathoms = 90 feet from

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What unit of chain length in Britain is equal to 75 feet?

This is one of the dictionary definitions of the word "shot", see http://dictionary.reverso.net/english-definitions/shot. In surveying, the 'chain' means 66ft, 10 chains = 1 furlong, but this is a different use of the unit of chain length. ________________________________________________________________ In the imperial system of measurement there are two units referred to as a "chain". As already stated the usual measurement is the Surveyor's chain (also known as Gunter's chain) = 66 feet. The Engineer's chain = 100 feet. So 75 feet is equal to 1.136 chains, or 0.75 Engineer's chains


How long is a shot of chain?

A shot of chain is 90 feet, or 15 fathoms.


How much a shot of chain weights?

A shot of chain is 90 feet. The weight of 90 feet of chain will depend upon the type and guage of chain.


What is chain surveying?

chain surveying is the branch of surveying in which only linear measurement are made in field. none of angular measurement are taken.


What measurement is one chain?

14 feet


How many meters in a chain of measurement?

20.1168 meters


What do you listen for if timing chain shot?

If you hear any noise from the chain it needs replacing.


What is Medieval System of Measurement?

off shot of the Roman System


What unit of measurement is used to measure a shot put?

Metres


What does the chain shot upgrade in Sid Meier's Pirates do?

In 'Sid Meier's Pirates!', the chain shot upgrade enables you to fire chain-shot type ammunition from your ship. This ammunition is used to damage the sails of the enemy ship, to slow them down or to stop them flanking you.


How long was a chain in feet?

This unit of measurement is different in different professions. A surveyor's chain is 66 feet. An engineer's chain is 100 feet.


How many meters in one shot of chain?

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