Rod to Chain Converter

1 Rod = 0.25 Chain

How to convert from Rod to Chain?

Every 1 Rod equals 0.25 Chain. For example, 100 Rods equal 100 * 0.25 = 25 Chains and so on..

Rod to Chain Conversions Table

1 Rod = 0.25 Chain
2 Rod = 0.49999999999999 Chain
4 Rod = 0.99999999999999 Chain
5 Rod = 1.25 Chain
10 Rod = 2.5 Chain
20 Rod = 4.9999999999999 Chain
25 Rod = 6.2499999999999 Chain
50 Rod = 12.5 Chain
100 Rod = 25 Chain
200 Rod = 49.999999999999 Chain
250 Rod = 62.499999999999 Chain
500 Rod = 125 Chain
1000 Rod = 250 Chain
2000 Rod = 499.99999999999 Chain
2500 Rod = 624.99999999999 Chain
5000 Rod = 1250 Chain
10000 Rod = 2500 Chain
20000 Rod = 4999.9999999999 Chain
25000 Rod = 6249.9999999999 Chain
50000 Rod = 12500 Chain
100000 Rod = 25000 Chain
200000 Rod = 49999.999999999 Chain
500000 Rod = 125000 Chain
1000000 Rod = 250000 Chain
1 Chain = 4 Rod
2 Chain = 8.0000000000001 Rod
4 Chain = 16 Rod
5 Chain = 20 Rod
10 Chain = 40 Rod
20 Chain = 80.000000000001 Rod
25 Chain = 100 Rod
50 Chain = 200 Rod
100 Chain = 400 Rod
200 Chain = 800.00000000001 Rod
250 Chain = 1000 Rod
500 Chain = 2000 Rod
1000 Chain = 4000 Rod
2000 Chain = 8000.0000000001 Rod
2500 Chain = 10000 Rod
5000 Chain = 20000 Rod
10000 Chain = 40000 Rod
20000 Chain = 80000.000000001 Rod
25000 Chain = 100000 Rod
50000 Chain = 200000 Rod
100000 Chain = 400000 Rod
200000 Chain = 800000.00000001 Rod
500000 Chain = 2000000 Rod
1000000 Chain = 4000000 Rod

Rod

What is rod?

The rod is a unit used to measure distance. It is an old English unit. Rod is the same length as a perch (pole). perch is measured using cordage or wood.

One rod equals to 16.5 feet (5.029 metres).  The idiom “rod” is derived from the old English rodd.

Since 1965, rod has been legalized as a unit of measurement in the united kingdom.

Nowadays, the use of rod is not common but Some fields are still using it such as:

  • the acquisition of pipeline easements.
  • maps measure portages
  • recreational canoeing

Chain

What is the chain?

The chain is a unit of length. It equals 66 feet. The chain was first introduced between 1579 and 1607.

Several countries have used chain for several centuries especially in England. Note that there are 80 chains in one mile.

The main use of the chain is in laying out US townships. Official governments must use US survey chain to do surveys according to the federal law passed in 1785.

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