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It's about five-and-a-half times as long as a King Size Bed
In other words, the length of a King Size Bed is 0.18520 times 72 shaftments.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 13.330 shaftments 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 five-and-a-half times as tall as Michael Jordan
In other words, 72 shaftments is 5.490 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 0.1820 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 13 shaftments tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 1.310 shaftments shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about six times as long as a Full Size Bed
In other words, 72 shaftments is 5.760 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 0.17360 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 12.50 shaftments 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 six times as long as a Twin Size bed
In other words, 72 shaftments is 5.760 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 0.17360 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 12.50 shaftments 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 six times as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side)
In other words, 72 shaftments is 6.130 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 0.1630 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 11.70 shaftments 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-fifth as wide as The Wingspan of a 747
In other words, 72 shaftments is 0.160 times the width of The Wingspan of a 747, and the width of The Wingspan of a 747 is 6.250 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 449 shaftments. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 54,400,000 shaftments before refueling.
It's about six-and-a-half times as tall as Napoleon
In other words, the height of Napoleon is 0.150 times 72 shaftments.
(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 11 shaftments. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.