It's about one-five-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Diameter of Earth.
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 0.00017586077 times the length of The Diameter of Earth, and the length of The Diameter of Earth is 5,686.31650 times that amount.(Equatorial)
The Earth Ã¢â‚¬â€ not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle Ã¢â‚¬â€ has a diameter of approximately 83,702,579 shaftments at the Equator. The first complete view of Earth's diameter was in a photograph taken from a V-2 rocket launched in 1946 by the United States Army, which reached an altitude of 686,400 shaftments.
It's about 6,000 times as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 5,890 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.00017 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.00521 shaftments of 2.50 shaftments in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-twenty-thousandth as long as The Circumfrence of Earth.
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 0.0000559782210 times the length of The Circumfrence of Earth, and the length of The Circumfrence of Earth is 17,864.09 times that amount.(Equatorial)
The Earth — not a perfect sphere, but rather an oblate spheroid with bulged middle — has an Equatorial circumference of approximately 262,959,410 shaftments. The first airplane trip around the circumference of the Earth (with a few stops along the way), was completed in 1924 by the United States Army Air Service, and took 175 days.
It's about 40,000 times as tall as a Golf Tee.
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 42,000 times the height of a Golf Tee, and the height of a Golf Tee is 0.0000240 times that amount.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.350 shaftments 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 150,000 times as long as an Aspirin.
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 0.00000630 times 14,720 shaftments.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.092 shaftments 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.
It's about one-one-hundred-fifty-thousandth as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon.
In other words, 14,720 shaftments is 0.0000058353670 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 171,368.80 times that amount.(a.k.a. Luna) (median of semi-major axis, or apigee, and semi-minor axes, or perigee)
The orbit of the Moon around the Earth is elliptical, with an average distance of 2,522,549,000 shaftments from center-to-center. About 428.376 kg of moon rock have been cataloged on the Earth, from the American Apollo and Soviet Luna Programs, and from samples that have been extracted from meteorites.
It's about 1,500,000 times as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness).
In other words, the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 0.000000770 times 14,720 shaftments.(average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317)
An average strand of restaurant-grade spaghetti measures 0.011 shaftments in thickness. In 2010, a California Buca di Beppo set a world record by preparing a 13,780-lb bowl of spaghetti, served in a swimming pool.