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 5.20 shaftments, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 10 shaftments. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about as tall as Verne Troyer
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 1 times 5.20 shaftments.(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 5.30 shaftments. 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, 5.20 shaftments is 0.870 times the height of General Tom Thumb, and the height of General Tom Thumb is 1.10 times that amount.(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 6 shaftments. Thumb stopped growing at 4.20 shaftments 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 5.20 shaftments.(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 4.30 shaftments, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 8.70 shaftments. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about seven-tenths as tall as Kenny Baker
In other words, 5.20 shaftments is 0.720 times the height of Kenny Baker, and the height of Kenny Baker is 1.40 times that amount.(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 7.20 shaftments. 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 two-thirds as tall as Hervé Villechaize
In other words, the height of Hervé Villechaize is 1.50 times 5.20 shaftments.(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 7.90 shaftments. 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, 5.20 shaftments is 0.610 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 8.50 shaftments. 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