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How long is 40 nails?

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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as long as a Twin Size bed
In other words, the length of a Twin Size bed is 0.83330 times 40 nails.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 33.330 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-three-tenths times as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side)
In other words, 40 nails is 1.280 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 0.7810 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 31.30 nails in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as Napoleon
In other words, the height of Napoleon is 0.770 times 40 nails.
(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 30 nails. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about one-and-a-half times as tall as Danny DeVito
In other words, the height of Danny DeVito is 0.670 times 40 nails.
(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 26 nails tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as tall as Gary Coleman
In other words, the height of Gary Coleman is 0.630 times 40 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 three-fifths as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
In other words, 40 nails is 0.56040 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 1.7840 times that amount.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 71.370 nails. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as tall as Matt Roloff
In other words, the height of Matt Roloff is 0.560 times 40 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