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  • — We used a mix of our cheapy 50-mm, the wide angle for most of the sweeping and outdoor space shots and occasionally the macro.

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  • When you are that close to such a large bird, a 50-mm lens, which is what I used, is more than enough.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Before the pipe is laid, a 50-mm thick bed of sand is placed in the trench, compacted and carefully levelled to give an even slope.

    2. Drainage options

  • We add the 60-mm slope of the gutters to the 50-mm slope of the downpipe resulting in 110 mm and add 15 mm for the distance from the gable wall to the tank inflow, resulting in 125 mm.

    2. Catchment possibilities and choice of reservoir types

  • If this method is used, a 50-mm overall slope could be obtained for the gutter.

    7. Gutters and downpipes

  • There were still Germans and Italians in the field, outposts of machine guns, 50-mm small artillery, mortars.

    The Thorn Birds

  • For example, after the campaign in France, Hitler had ordered that the 37-mm. gun in the Pz III tank be replaced with a 50-mm.

    Barbarossa

  • This force was relatively small, consisting of two motorcycle companies, a few half-tracks with towed 50-mm. anti-tank guns, and eleven Mark Ill's.

    Barbarossa

  • Of the tank battalions, their firepower had been increased by the long-delayed substitution of the L 60 50-mm. gun for the old 37-mm. in the PzKw III (although the effectiveness of this was diminished by the first batch being fitted with the L 42 gun in error; see p. 37) and by the L 48 75-mm. being fitted to the PzKw IV.

    Barbarossa

  • However, for reasons which shall never be clear (but which owed much to there being no permanent body which could see a directive of this kind through to fulfilment and supervise the responsible officers at the Ordnance Office), the specification was altered to 50-mm.

    Barbarossa

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