It's about one-twenty-thousandth as long as a King Size Bed.
In other words, 0.0017 nails is 0.000047810 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 20,920 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-twenty-five-thousandth as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 23,000 times 0.0017 nails.(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 one-twenty-five-thousandth as tall as Shaq.
In other words, the height of Shaq is 23,000 times 0.0017 nails.(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-twenty-five-thousandth as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 24,000 times 0.0017 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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It's about one-forty-thousandth as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 0.0017 nails is 0.000023820 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 41,980 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-fifty-thousandth as tall as a Giraffe.
It's about 65,000 times as long as a Glucose Molecule.
In other words, the length of a Glucose Molecule is 0.0000150 times 0.0017 nails.(C6H12O6, a.k.a. grape sugar) (open chain form)
Am individual glucose molecule measures 0.0000000260 nails in its open-chain form. Glucose is the most common fuel source of energy in human biology, with 3.75 kilocalories of energy per gram.