It's about 0.0000001 times as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.0000001151 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 8,688,000 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 338.80 shaftments from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about 0.0000001 times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.00000012 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 8,300,000 times that amount.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 320 shaftments tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about 0.0000002 times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.000000127 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 7,870,000 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 308 shaftments tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about 0.0000002 times as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.000000139 times the length of Ha'Penny Bridge, and the length of Ha'Penny Bridge is 7,190,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)
The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 281 shaftments in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about 0.0000002 times as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.00000021667 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 4,615,300 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 180 shaftments. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about 0.0000003 times as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.000000295455 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 3,384,610 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 132 shaftments. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 4.724410 shaftments tall including the bails.
It's about 0.0000003 times as long as a Bowling Lane
In other words, 0.0000390 shaftments is 0.00000031027 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 3,223,000 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 125.70 shaftments. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.