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 It's about two-thirds as long as a Grain of Sand In other words, 0.000158 rods is 0.6360 times the length of a Grain of Sand, and the length of a Grain of Sand is 1.570 times that amount. (medium grain)Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 0.000249 rods. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 3 rods in height. It's about half as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) In other words, 0.000158 rods is 0.470 times the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness), and the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 2.10 times that amount. (average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317) An average strand of restaurant-grade spaghetti measures 0.00034 rods in thickness. In 2010, a California Buca di Beppo set a world record by preparing a 13,780-lb bowl of spaghetti, served in a swimming pool. It's about eight times as long as a Strand of Hair In other words, the length of a Strand of Hair is 0.130 times 0.000158 rods. (average)A strand of human hair averages 99 µm (micrometers), with blond hair being the finest and black hair the thickest. On a healthy scalp, each strand of hair will last up to 6 years. It's about eight times as tall as a sheet of Paper In other words, the height of a sheet of Paper is 0.10 times 0.000158 rods. (for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)A single sheet of 20 lb, 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper is just 0.0000200 rods thick. This style of paper weighs a mere 5 g per sheet. It's about eight times as tall as a Human hair, Strand of In other words, the height of a Human hair, Strand of is 0.130 times 0.000158 rods. (average)A strand of human hair averages 99 µm (micrometers), with blond hair being the finest and black hair the thickest. On a healthy scalp, each strand of hair will last up to 6 years. It's about one-twentieth as long as an Aspirin In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 18 times 0.000158 rods. (for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA) A single aspirin tablet measures 0.0028 rods 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. It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as a Golf Tee In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 67 times 0.000158 rods. The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.011 rods 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."