It's about 600 times as tall as General Tom Thumb
In other words, 3,460 shaftments is 580 times the height of General Tom Thumb, and the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.0017 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 650 times as tall as Verne Troyer
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.0015 times 3,460 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 650 times as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.0015 times 3,460 shaftments.(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 800 times as long as a Woman's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.0013 times 3,460 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 1,500 times as tall as a Bowling Pin
In other words, 3,460 shaftments is 1,380 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.000725 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 10,000 times as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, 3,460 shaftments is 9,800 times the height of a Golf Tee, and the height of a Golf Tee is 0.0001 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 40,000 times as long as an Aspirin
In other words, 3,460 shaftments is 38,000 times the length of an Aspirin, and the length of an Aspirin is 0.0000260 times that amount.(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.