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How big is 0.1730 barrels?

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It's about one-and-four-fifths times as big as a Basketball (packed).
In other words, 0.1730 barrels is 1.80207821360 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 0.554914871320 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball measures about 0.061440174551 barrels. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as a Bowling Ball (packed).
In other words, 0.1730 barrels is 2.42959166470 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 0.411591797310 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling ball should measure at least 10.795 cm (4.25 in) in radius for a total volume of about 0.045571443798 barrels. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 5 kg (11 lbs) will float in water.
It's about three times as big as a Basketball.
In other words, 0.1730 barrels is 2.81574720880 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 0.355145517640 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball and measures about 0.061440174551 barrels. The surface of these balls have 4,118 pebbles with a diameter of 2.5 mm each.
It's about one-third as big as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 0.1730 barrels is 0.3410 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 2.930 times that amount.
(Half barrel; maximum capacity)
The most common keg size sold by US beer sellers is a half-barrel type with a volume of 0.5080 barrels. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 0.00307 barrels cans of beer.
It's about one-fourth as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, 0.1730 barrels is 0.2640 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 3.790 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 0.6550 barrels of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 0.1730 barrels.
It's about four times as big as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 0.1730 barrels is 3.79623697610 times the size of a Bowling Ball, and the size of a Bowling Ball is 0.263418750280 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling ball should measure at least 10.795 cm (4.25 in) in radius for a total volume of about 0.045571443798 barrels. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 5 kg (11 lbs) will float in water.
It's about four times as big as The Blood in a Human Body.
In other words, the size of The Blood in a Human Body is 0.30 times 0.1730 barrels.
(for 70 kg body; average altitude; average)
The volume of blood in the average human body is about 0.04 barrels. Persons living at high altitude, however, may have up to an additional 0.02 barrels of blood to compensate for the lower oxygen level.