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Among the lizard kind was one about nine or ten inches in length, exclusive of the tall, and three inches in circumference.
The door he built of pieces of the packing-boxes which had held their belongings, nailing one piece upon another, the grain of contiguous layers running transversely, until he had a solid body some three inches thick and of such great strength that they were both moved to laughter as they gazed upon it.
"The sides will require a thickness of less than two inches."
"A shot of 108 inches in diameter, and twelve inches in thickness, would weigh, in cast-iron, 67,440 pounds; cast in aluminum, its weight will be reduced to 19,250 pounds."
On each side of the gate was a small window, not above six inches from the ground: into that on the left side, the king's smith conveyed four-score and eleven chains, like those that hang to a lady's watch in Europe, and almost as large, which were locked to my left leg with six-and-thirty padlocks.
Southside Fox and Centurino - 24 inches, passable to all vehicles (as of 4:00 am)
Overall length 46 inches (26-inch barrel), 48 inches (28-inch
A Legend-series Springfield Armory TGO-II with 5-inch barrel had a 5-shot group of 2.90 inches, due to one shot (not the first) that I suspect was unnoticed human error because the other four were just under an inch, with the best three in 0.95-inch.
The large one measures 8-1/2 inches long, the next one measures 9-1/2 inches long and the small one measures 4-1/2 inches long.
British men, who tower over the average manhood in North and South Korea - the smallest in the study at a mere 3.8 inches - came only 78th out of 113 nationalities covered in the study.
The Recon SR Tactical Model in 5.56 NATO features a 14.7inch barrel, with an overall length of 31 1/2 inches and a weight of 6 lbs., 12.4 ozs.