It's about 850 times as heavy as a Toilet.
In other words, 895 firkins is 838 times the weight of a Toilet, and the weight of a Toilet is 0.00119 times that amount.(KOHLER Round front sitting flush toilet, model #K-11471-0)
The weight of a typical round front sitting flush toilet is 1.07 firkins. The Indian town of Musiri in Tamil Nadu state features the world's only paying toilet, which rewards its users up to 10¢ Indian (10 paisas) per visit and uses the waste for compost and fertilizer.
It's about 1,000 times as heavy as a Dalmatian.
In other words, 895 firkins is 1,240 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 0.000806 times that amount.(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 0.723 firkins. The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.
It's about 3,000 times as heavy as a Gold Bar.
In other words, 895 firkins is 2,936.71875 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 0.0003405160947 times that amount.(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 0.3047619048 firkins. The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 6.123951727 firkins.
It's about one-three-thousandth as heavy as The CN Tower.
In other words, 895 firkins is 0.00030987 times the weight of The CN Tower, and the weight of The CN Tower is 3,227.2 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada)
The CN Tower weighs approximately 2,888,300 firkins. The Tower is home to the world's highest glass floor — a viewing area that allows visitors to look straight down 342 m (1,120 ft) to the ground below.
It's about 4,000 times as heavy as a Dachshund.
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 0.0003 times 895 firkins.(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 0.2 firkins. Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about 5,500 times as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 895 firkins is 5,370 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 0.000186219739 times that amount.(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 0.122222222 firkins, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 0.166666667 firkins. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 0.122479035 firkins will float in water.
It's about one-five-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 895 firkins is 0.0001811 times the weight of The Sears Tower, and the weight of The Sears Tower is 5,522 times that amount.(officially "Willis Tower" as of 2009) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Willis Tower weighs approximately 4,943,000 firkins. The outer wall surface of the Tower is covered with black anodized aluminum panels which would total 110,000 sq. m (28 acres) if laid out together.