Convert chain (Gunter or Surveyor) to caliber (bore)
Selected category: length.
Definition and details for chain (Gunter or Surveyor):
Chain (Gunter or Surveyor) is a traditional unit of length used by surveyors equal to about 20.11 meters. Gunter chain was introduced by the English mathematician Edmund Gunter (1581-1626) in 1620.
Definition and details for caliber (bore):
Caliber (cal) is used to express the diameter of the gun barrel (bore). This unit is equal to inch. So 0.38 caliber is referred to a gun with a bore 0.38 inches. Usually when caliber measurements are spoken the decimal point is omitted. So "38 caliber" refers to 0.38 inches.