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How long is 30 nails?

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It's about four-fifths as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, 30 nails is 0.84380 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 1.1850 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 35.560 nails from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about four-fifths as long as a King Size Bed.
In other words, 30 nails is 0.84380 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 1.1850 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 35.560 nails from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as Gary Coleman.
In other words, the height of Gary Coleman is 0.830 times 30 nails.
(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 24 nails tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about four-fifths as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, 30 nails is 0.780 times the height of André the Giant, and the height of André the Giant is 1.30 times that amount.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 38 nails tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 37 nails and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about four-fifths as tall as Shaq.
In other words, 30 nails is 0.780 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 1.30 times that amount.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 38 nails tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, the height of Matt Roloff is 0.770 times 30 nails.
(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 23 nails. 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
It's about three-fourths as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 1.30 times 30 nails.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 40 nails. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

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