It's about as long as a Man's Footstep.
(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 0.029 shackles, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.057 shackles. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about as tall as Verne Troyer.
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 0.03 shackles. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 1.10 times 0.03 shackles.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 0.033 shackles. Thumb stopped growing at 0.023 shackles when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.830 times 0.03 shackles.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 0.024 shackles, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.048 shackles. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about three-fourths as tall as Kenny Baker.
In other words, the height of Kenny Baker is 1.30 times 0.03 shackles.(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, is an LP with a height of 0.04 shackles. Baker and his wife, Eileen, both made brief appearances as the small, woodland creatures known as Ewoks in the 1984 Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (a.k.a. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi).
It's about seven-tenths as tall as Hervé Villechaize.
In other words, 0.03 shackles is 0.690 times the height of Hervé Villechaize, and the height of Hervé Villechaize is 1.40 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 0.044 shackles. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about three-fifths as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, 0.03 shackles is 0.630 times the height of Matt Roloff, and the height of Matt Roloff is 1.60 times that amount.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 0.047 shackles. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor