It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as General Tom Thumb
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.430 times 0.077 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 two-and-a-half times as tall as Verne Troyer
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.380 times 0.077 shackles.(1969-2018) (actor)
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 two-and-a-half times as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.370 times 0.077 shackles.(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 three times as long as a Woman's Footstep
In other words, 0.077 shackles is 3.20 times the length of a Woman's Footstep, and the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.310 times that amount.(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 five-and-a-half times as tall as a Bowling Pin
In other words, 0.077 shackles is 5.540 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.1810 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.00002890 shackles of 0.0139 shackles in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about forty times as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.026 times 0.077 shackles.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.002 shackles tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about 150 times as long as an Aspirin
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 0.0067 times 0.077 shackles.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.00051 shackles in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.