
It's about half as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 261.6 nails is 0.545 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 1.8349 times that amount.
(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
It's about two times as tall as a Giraffe.
In other words, the height of a Giraffe is 0.5 times 261.6 nails.
(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
It's about onethird as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 261.6 nails is 0.319 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 3.13 times that amount.
(Chicago, Illinois)
It's about threetenths as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, 261.6 nails is 0.31 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 3.2 times that amount.
(Paris, France)
It's about threetenths as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 261.6 nails is 0.2895 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 3.454 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)Nelson's Column measures 903.6 nails 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 threeandahalf times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 261.6 nails is 3.665 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.2729 times that amount.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
It's about onefourth as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 261.6 nails is 0.265 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 3.77 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis) 
