If you are searching for items that are 10 feet long, you are in the right place.
Comparing items of the same size can be very helpful in everyday life.
This article will provide examples of 7 different things helping you understand the size of 10 feet.
- 2×4 board
- Step ladder
- Uhaul truck
- Christmas tree
- Bowling pins
1. 2×4 Board
A 2×4 board is a piece of lumber that measures 1.5″ x 3.5″. Technically, it’s the same thing as a 4×10 board when you consider the length. But to most people, it means something different.
The size of the board can vary depending on where it was manufactured or what company you purchased it from. The lengths can range from 8 – 16 feet.
A 2×4 board is typically made of fir or pine and is used for many different purposes, including framing walls and floors, as well as finishing the edges of other boards and panels. It can also be used for other construction projects such as decks, sheds and furniture like tables and chairs.
2. Step ladder
Step ladders are used for a variety of purposes and are available in different sizes.
10 foot step ladders are very common and used frequently to access items on high shelves, or to reach up and clean things like the ceiling fan.
3. Uhaul truck
Uhaul is known for it’s moving vans and trucks. One of the more popular moving trucks is the 10 foot long truck. It is the smallest option available but is great for small moves like apartments and tiny homes.
The dimensions of a 10 foot Uhaul truck are 9’11″x 6’4″x 6’2″ (LxWxH). The door opening is 5’11″x 5’7″ (WxH) and deck height of 2’5″.
Alligators are very large animals that can be anywhere from 3 to 13 feet long. Alligators larger than 12 feet long are rare but still seen once in a while.
10 foot alligators are often seen in Florida, USA and at that size, they can weigh between 250 – 300 pounds.
The biggest alligator recorded was in Louisiana which measured 18 feet 8 inches long.
Some alligator facts:
- Alligators are found in the United States, China, and Russia
- They can live up to 50 years old
- There is a difference between an alligator and a crocodile: Crocodiles have longer snouts than alligators do
- Alligators eat mostly fish, frogs, birds, turtles, small mammals like raccoons and opossums as well as invertebrates such as crayfish or crabs
- The American alligator has been on the endangered species list since 1967
5. Christmas tree
People buy different sizes of Christmas trees and depending on the space you have available including ceiling height, you will have plenty of options.
Artificial and real trees can be many sizes including 10 feet tall which is quite common. If you are lucky enough to have high ceilings, then a 10 foot tree would be a great choice.
Many retail stores that sell Christmas trees will have 10 foot trees available.
Don’t forget the height of the stand and any decorations on the top of the tree will add to it’s overall height.
Trampolines are an excellent form of exercise and physical recreation. They provide you with a great way to stay active and healthy and are fun to use.
Trampolines come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors.
You can buy them in 5, 10, 14, 15 foot sizes with a 10 foot trampoline being a common size.
If you were to measure the across the center, or diameter of a 10 foot trampoline, you would see that it is 10 feet across.
7. 8 Bowling pins
The standard size bowling pins used by the USBC (United States Bowling Congress), is 15 inches tall and 4.75 inches wide.
If you can picture 8 of these bowling pins in a row one on top of the other, it would equal 120 inches which equals 10 feet long.